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Activity Information
Jul 2018

Voluntary Prekindergarten Workshop

Gardens Branch
Children living in Florida can get an early jump start through VPK. Learn how VPK can help your child get ready for school and find out how to apply. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/02

07/16

07/30
Children living in Florida can get an early jump start through VPK. Learn how VPK can help your child get ready for school and find out how to apply. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/02

07/16
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along.  (90 min.) 
07/15
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along.  (90 min.) 
Jul 2018

Sunday Cinema: Double Feature

Gardens Branch
Preregister. 
07/08"Murder on the Orient Express (1974)." ©Paramount Pictures. (128 min.)  PG 

07/15"Murder on the Orient Express (2017)." ©Twentieth Century Fox. (114 min.)  Shown with permission. PG-13 
Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Living on My Own: What Does Real Life Cost?

Lantana Road Branch
Start preparing yourself for the responsibilities of living independently. Learn money management skills through real-life scenarios. Presented by 4-H. Ages 13-18. Space is limited. (4 hr.) Preregister. 
07/15
Start preparing yourself for the responsibilities of living independently. Learn money management skills through real-life scenarios. Presented by 4-H. Ages 13-18. Space is limited. (4 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Teen Anime Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you.  Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/14
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you.  Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

The Drums of Noto Hanto by Fushu Daiko

Wellington Branch
In 1576, the people of Nabune, Japan cleverly saved their village by frightening the enemy away with masks, fires on the beach, and drums. Includes the science of sound, the language of Japanese taiko drumming, and learning rhythm patterns. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/14
In 1576, the people of Nabune, Japan cleverly saved their village by frightening the enemy away with masks, fires on the beach, and drums. Includes the science of sound, the language of Japanese taiko drumming, and learning rhythm patterns. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Polymer Clay Charms

Jupiter Branch
Create unique charms to wear or share with a friend. Grades 5-8. Limit 10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/14
Create unique charms to wear or share with a friend. Grades 5-8. Limit 10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

CD Scratch Art

West Boca Branch
Up-cycle old CDs into unique art pieces using black painted CDs and your imagination.  Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/14
Up-cycle old CDs into unique art pieces using black painted CDs and your imagination.  Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Greenacres Branch
"Paddington 2." ©Warner Bros. (105 min.) Popcorn provided. Preregister. PG
07/14
"Paddington 2." ©Warner Bros. (105 min.) Popcorn provided. Preregister. PG
Jul 2018

In Concert: Robert Ross

Acreage Branch
Robert Ross, the award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, jazz, rock, soul and New Orleans gumbo. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/14
Robert Ross, the award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, jazz, rock, soul and New Orleans gumbo. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Community Seed, Seedling & Plant Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants you would like to trade.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/14
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants you would like to trade.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Dungeons & Dragons

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monster to bring goodness back to the world.  Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/14
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monster to bring goodness back to the world.  Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Reading Rockers!

Loula V. York Branch
Children practice reading skills with teen mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting. Applications available at the children's service desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/07

07/14

07/21
Children practice reading skills with teen mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting. Applications available at the children's service desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Video Game Bonanza!

Belle Glade Branch
Bring a friend for Wii and PS4 multiplayer games. Participants can bring in their controllers to join the fun.  Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (2 hr.) 
07/14
Bring a friend for Wii and PS4 multiplayer games. Participants can bring in their controllers to join the fun.  Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Glades Road Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. 
07/05 (2 hr.) 

07/11 (90 min.) 

07/12 (2 hr.) 

07/14 (2 hr.) 

07/26 (2 hr.) 
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. 
Jul 2018

Libraries Rock: Movies With Music

Main Library
07/05"Thunder Soul." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (83 min.)  PG 

07/14"Pitch Perfect 3." ©Universal Pictures. (93 min.)  PG-13 

07/19"La La Land." ©Summit Entertainment. (128 min.)  PG-13 
Jul 2018

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
07/07 (2.5 hr.) 

07/14Mini-Marathon. (4.5 hr.) 

07/21 (2.5 hr.) 
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
Jul 2018

Super Summer Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Stories and creative activities for children. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/07Reggae, Rhythm & Blues I.

07/14Reggae, Rhythm & Blues II.

07/21Rock On I.
Stories and creative activities for children. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Reading Group: "Code Orange," by Caroline B. Cooney 

Lantana Road Branch
Read and discuss the book over eight sessions and create some awesome projects. Avoid the summer slide, and earn points for our Summer Reading Program. Snacks provided. Grades 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/07

07/11

07/14

07/18

07/21

07/25

07/28
Read and discuss the book over eight sessions and create some awesome projects. Avoid the summer slide, and earn points for our Summer Reading Program. Snacks provided. Grades 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

SCORE: IT & Small Business - What’s in It for Me?

Gardens Branch
Dive into integrated solutions, business and IT processes, your web presence, leveraging social media, infrastructure options, and how to address security.  (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/14
Dive into integrated solutions, business and IT processes, your web presence, leveraging social media, infrastructure options, and how to address security.  (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

The Drums of Noto Hanto by Fushu Daiko

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
In 1576, the people of Nabune, Japan cleverly saved their village by frightening the enemy away with masks, fires on the beach, and drums. Includes the science of sound, the language of Japanese taiko drumming, and learning rhythm patterns. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/14
In 1576, the people of Nabune, Japan cleverly saved their village by frightening the enemy away with masks, fires on the beach, and drums. Includes the science of sound, the language of Japanese taiko drumming, and learning rhythm patterns. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Summer Tunes

Lantana Road Branch
Join our library band. Create your own instrument from recycled materials. Each day will be a different adventure through music. Ages 3-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/14Rattle drums.

07/28Jingle ankle bracelets.
Join our library band. Create your own instrument from recycled materials. Each day will be a different adventure through music. Ages 3-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Hooked on Crochet

Glades Road Branch
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. All skill levels are welcome.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/14
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. All skill levels are welcome.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays.  Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister. 
07/14
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays.  Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Art Lab: Salt Dough Handprints

Belle Glade Branch
Squish, knead, mold, paint and create! Dress to get messy. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) 
07/14
Squish, knead, mold, paint and create! Dress to get messy. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) 
Jul 2018

Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/07

07/14

07/21

07/28
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Spooky Summerween!

Acreage Branch
It's Halloween in July! Wear your favorite costume for this special spooky story time with superstitious games and activities. Snacks provided. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
07/13
It's Halloween in July! Wear your favorite costume for this special spooky story time with superstitious games and activities. Snacks provided. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Musical Physical Education for You & Me With Patty Shukla

West Boynton Branch
Sing and dance along with this high energy, musical experience! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/13
Sing and dance along with this high energy, musical experience! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Spooky Summerween

Main Library
Wear your favorite costume as we celebrate Halloween in July with fun STEAM activities! Snacks provided. Ages 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/13 Cancelled
Wear your favorite costume as we celebrate Halloween in July with fun STEAM activities! Snacks provided. Ages 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Bored Games

Greenacres Branch
Need a break from summer? Hang out and play Wii games and board games with your friends.  Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/13
Need a break from summer? Hang out and play Wii games and board games with your friends.  Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Teen Babysitting 101: Part I & Part II

Royal Palm Beach Branch
PBC Fire Rescue will discuss child development, how to administer basic first aid, and home and fire safety. Participants must attend both sessions. Ages 11-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/12

07/13
PBC Fire Rescue will discuss child development, how to administer basic first aid, and home and fire safety. Participants must attend both sessions. Ages 11-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. Limit 40. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/13
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. Limit 40. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Retro Movie Series

Lantana Road Branch
Classics from the '80s and '90s. Snacks provided. Ages 8 & up. Preregister. 
07/06"Annie." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (128 min.)  PG 

07/13"The Dark Crystal." ©Universal Pictures. (120 min.)  PG 

07/20"The Muppet Movie." ©Universal Pictures. (98 min.) 

07/27"The Jungle Book." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (78 min.) 
Classics from the '80s and '90s. Snacks provided. Ages 8 & up. Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Mermaids & Pirates

Jupiter Branch
Adventure awaits with stories, songs and crafts about our seafaring friends. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/13
Adventure awaits with stories, songs and crafts about our seafaring friends. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Story Art Club

Main Library
Art and literature are weaved seamlessly together in this class where students are exposed to different art techniques and diverse authors. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/13

07/27
Art and literature are weaved seamlessly together in this class where students are exposed to different art techniques and diverse authors. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  
07/13

07/20
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  
Jul 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Belle Glade Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  Limit 10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/13
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  Limit 10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Musical Physical Education for You & Me With Patty Shukla

Greenacres Branch
Sing and dance along with this high energy, musical experience! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/13
Sing and dance along with this high energy, musical experience! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Water Safety

Main Library
Stay safe with the water with tips and tools from the Drowning Prevention Coalition. All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
07/13
Stay safe with the water with tips and tools from the Drowning Prevention Coalition. All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Join us in this round-table discussion where participants improve their works in progress by reading and discussing them. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
07/13

07/27
Join us in this round-table discussion where participants improve their works in progress by reading and discussing them. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Craft Night

Acreage Branch
Try out a few fun crafts at this relaxed event.  Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 
07/12
Try out a few fun crafts at this relaxed event.  Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Matthew Joy & His Guitar

Wellington Branch
Enjoy the genre-blending sounds of Matthew Joy. His compositions combine jazz, folk, Latin and classical music into a one-of-a-kind sound. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
Enjoy the genre-blending sounds of Matthew Joy. His compositions combine jazz, folk, Latin and classical music into a one-of-a-kind sound. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Trivia Contest!

Main Library
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along.  (90 min.) 
07/12
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along.  (90 min.) 
Jul 2018

Living on My Own: What Does Real Life Cost?

West Boynton Branch
Can’t wait to move out to a place of your own? Are you ready to pay your bills? Start preparing yourself with PBC's 4-H, Living on My Own program. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/12
Can’t wait to move out to a place of your own? Are you ready to pay your bills? Start preparing yourself with PBC's 4-H, Living on My Own program. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends.  Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 
07/12

07/19
Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends.  Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2018

The Drums of Noto Hanto by Fushu Daiko

Gardens Branch
In 1576, the people of Nabune, Japan cleverly saved their village by frightening the enemy away with masks, fires on the beach, and drums. Includes the science of sound, the language of Japanese taiko drumming, and learning rhythm patterns. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
In 1576, the people of Nabune, Japan cleverly saved their village by frightening the enemy away with masks, fires on the beach, and drums. Includes the science of sound, the language of Japanese taiko drumming, and learning rhythm patterns. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 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.) 
07/12
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
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. 

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