Activity Information
Feb 2019

Spanish Exchange: Intermediate

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/06

02/20
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Government Contracting 101

Gardens Branch
Learn the role of small business in government contracting (PTAC), how to find bid opportunities, and gain an understanding of the Small Business Administration's (SBA) certification program. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/20
Learn the role of small business in government contracting (PTAC), how to find bid opportunities, and gain an understanding of the Small Business Administration's (SBA) certification program. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Wellington Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
02/20
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Writers LIVE! Presents: Gina Apostol

Lantana Road Branch
Educator and acclaimed author Gina Apostol will discuss her fourth novel “Insurrecto,” which Publisher’s Weekly named one of the Ten Best Books of 2018 even before it hit shelves. The book tells the story of a Filipino translator and an American filmmaker, embarking on a road trip in Duterte’s Philippines, collaborating and clashing in the writing of a film script about a massacre during the Philippine-American War. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Feb 01, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
02/20
Educator and acclaimed author Gina Apostol will discuss her fourth novel “Insurrecto,” which Publisher’s Weekly named one of the Ten Best Books of 2018 even before it hit shelves. The book tells the story of a Filipino translator and an American filmmaker, embarking on a road trip in Duterte’s Philippines, collaborating and clashing in the writing of a film script about a massacre during the Philippine-American War. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Feb 01, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
Feb 2019

Joys of Jewish Humor Part 2

Wellington Branch
In their jokes and stories, Jews speak across generational, ethnic, class and religious lines. You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy classic Jewish humor. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/20
In their jokes and stories, Jews speak across generational, ethnic, class and religious lines. You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy classic Jewish humor. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Main Library
Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/20
Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Encore PBC: Community Education Series

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Encore PBC offers mid-life adults the opportunity to use their life and work experience in new careers, paid and unpaid, to improve their communities. A six session series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/06Rosemary Nixon discusses connecting Boomers to work and volunteer opportunities. Preregister. 

02/13Christine Catoggio explores navigating your next chapter. Preregister. 

02/20Anne Goldberg presents "Living Happy, It's a Choice". Tools for a happier you. Preregister. 

02/27Rosemary Nixon presents "How Do I Find New Work After 50?" Preregister. 

03/06Sheila Finkelstein discusses connecting with family/friends through technology. Preregister. 

03/13James Cassidy offers a holistic approach to wellness: mind, body, and soul. Preregister. 
Encore PBC offers mid-life adults the opportunity to use their life and work experience in new careers, paid and unpaid, to improve their communities. A six session series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
02/05"Black Panther." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (135 min.)  PG-13 

02/20"The Big Sick." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (119 min.) 
Feb 2019

Black History Month Documentary Series

Tequesta Branch
"Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall & the NAACP." ©PBS. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
02/20
"Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall & the NAACP." ©PBS. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 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. 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

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 Wed, Jan 23. 
02/20
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 Wed, Jan 23. 
Feb 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
02/05

02/05

02/06

02/06

02/07

02/07

02/12

02/12

02/13

02/13

02/14

02/14

02/19

02/19

02/20

02/20

02/21

02/21

02/26

02/26

02/27

02/27

02/28

02/28
One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Feb 2019

Belly Dancing Class

Lantana Road Branch
Learn how to belly dance with instructor Dawn Rhys, who teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/20
Learn how to belly dance with instructor Dawn Rhys, who teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 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.) 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
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.) 
Feb 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. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
02/05

02/06

02/12

02/13

02/20

02/26

02/27
Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Feb 2019

Writers LIVE! Presents: Jane Heller

Gardens Branch
Jane Heller started her career promoting many best-selling authors before becoming a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author. She is also an in-demand speaker on caregiving and has written two nonfiction books. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Feb 01, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
02/19
Jane Heller started her career promoting many best-selling authors before becoming a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author. She is also an in-demand speaker on caregiving and has written two nonfiction books. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Feb 01, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
Feb 2019

Tertulia literaria: "Que nadie duerma" de Juan Jose Millas

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Nobody Sleep," by Juan Jose Millas)

West Boynton Branch
Martes, 19 de febrero, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.) 
02/19
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.) 
Feb 2019

Black History Month Story Nights

Belle Glade Branch
Read aloud and showcase of selected storybooks featuring black characters. Featuring guest reader Mary Ross Wilkerson, City of Belle Glade vice mayor. All ages. (45 min.) 
02/05

02/19
Read aloud and showcase of selected storybooks featuring black characters. Featuring guest reader Mary Ross Wilkerson, City of Belle Glade vice mayor. All ages. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/19
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Applying to College: Where to Start?

Jupiter Branch
Learn how to narrow your college options and create an academic profile, as well as important college admission deadlines and interesting college programs. Grades 9-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/19
Learn how to narrow your college options and create an academic profile, as well as important college admission deadlines and interesting college programs. Grades 9-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Free at Your Fingertips

Okeechobee Boulevard 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. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/19
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. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/19
Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Red Carpet Ready School Presentation

Belle Glade Branch
Tips to improve the effectiveness of your presentation delivery skills. Refreshments provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/19
Tips to improve the effectiveness of your presentation delivery skills. Refreshments provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Paint-By-Sticker

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Create a vibrant full-color “painting” one sticker at a time. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/19
Create a vibrant full-color “painting” one sticker at a time. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Crazy Science

Lantana Road Branch
Hands-on science fun. Come dressed to get messy. Grades K-3. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Hands-on science fun. Come dressed to get messy. Grades K-3. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

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.
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Learn about our free online tutoring available; feel free to bring your homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Feb 2019

Alma Thomas Expressionist Mosaics

Wellington Branch
Get inspired by the work of Alma Thomas and create your own expressionist work of art. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/19
Get inspired by the work of Alma Thomas and create your own expressionist work of art. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

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.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
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.) 
Feb 2019

West Boca Branch 10th Anniversary Celebration

West Boca Branch
Learn about our history, tour the Bookmobile, enjoy crafts and face painting in the children’s area and have a cupcake. Refreshments provided. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
02/19
Learn about our history, tour the Bookmobile, enjoy crafts and face painting in the children’s area and have a cupcake. Refreshments provided. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Feb 2019

Celebrate Our Library With Crafts

West Boca Branch
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available.  Ages 3 & up. (90 min.) 
02/19
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available.  Ages 3 & up. (90 min.) 
Feb 2019

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 05 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 12 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 19 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 26 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
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. 
02/05
02/12
02/19
02/26
Feb 2019

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. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Coming of Age in Aging America

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
"Coming of Age in Aging America." ©Vital Pictures Inc. (60 min.)  What will it mean for us all to grow up, live, and age in a society where a third of the population is over age 65? This documentary film explores the demanding reality of this permanent transformational phenomenon. Presented in partnership with the AARP. (90 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
02/19
"Coming of Age in Aging America." ©Vital Pictures Inc. (60 min.)  What will it mean for us all to grow up, live, and age in a society where a third of the population is over age 65? This documentary film explores the demanding reality of this permanent transformational phenomenon. Presented in partnership with the AARP. (90 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
Feb 2019

Writers LIVE! Presents: Jane Heller

Wellington Branch
Jane Heller started her career promoting many best-selling authors before becoming a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author. She is also an in-demand speaker on caregiving and has written two nonfiction books. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Feb 01, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
02/19
Jane Heller started her career promoting many best-selling authors before becoming a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author. She is also an in-demand speaker on caregiving and has written two nonfiction books. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Feb 01, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
Feb 2019

A History of African-American Literature

Glades Road Branch
Dr. Sika Dagbovie-Mullins, Department of English professor at Florida Atlantic University, presents a brief history of African-American literature and provides recommendations. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/19
Dr. Sika Dagbovie-Mullins, Department of English professor at Florida Atlantic University, presents a brief history of African-American literature and provides recommendations. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Free E-books

Acreage Branch
Learn about our e-book services, including our new cloudLibrary app. Bring your device, username and password, and your library card number. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/19
Learn about our e-book services, including our new cloudLibrary app. Bring your device, username and password, and your library card number. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Art for Adults: Beginner's Series

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/12Colored Pencil Project.

02/19Ink Project.

02/26Open Studio.
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tax help for low & moderate incomes; Priority for ages 60 & older. Bring current tax documents and 2017’s completed tax returns. First come, first served.  (3.5 hr.) 
02/01

02/05

02/08

02/12

02/15

02/19

02/22

02/26
Tax help for low & moderate incomes; Priority for ages 60 & older. Bring current tax documents and 2017’s completed tax returns. First come, first served.  (3.5 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Kiddie Stay & Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/12

02/19

02/26
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Zumbini: Dance & Play Together!

Acreage Branch
Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes. Groove to world music in an upbeat environment for your little one and you. Ages 0-3. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
02/09

02/19
Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes. Groove to world music in an upbeat environment for your little one and you. Ages 0-3. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

D.I.T. Mixed Media Collage

Lantana Road Branch
Do It Together! Come socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/19
Do It Together! Come socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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