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Activity Information
Jul 2018

Play With Clay Day

Glades Road Branch
Squish and mold clay creations with modeling clay.  Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
Squish and mold clay creations with modeling clay.  Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Shake, Rattle & Roll

West Boca Branch
Let’s rock through the summer with a music-themed story or two. Make some colorful shakers and make your own music.  Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
Let’s rock through the summer with a music-themed story or two. Make some colorful shakers and make your own music.  Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Bored Games

Wellington Branch
Hang out and play Wii U games and board games with your friends.  Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
Hang out and play Wii U games and board games with your friends.  Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Tween Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Chess is awesome and fun! Players are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Bring a friend. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/12

07/26
Chess is awesome and fun! Players are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Bring a friend. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Intermediate Crochet

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn to make a magic ring and change colors while working on a classic granny square. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches required. Materials provided. Limit 8. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/12
Learn to make a magic ring and change colors while working on a classic granny square. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches required. Materials provided. Limit 8. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Tween Tech Thursdays

Main Library
We are breaking out some exciting tech for our tweens! Explore circuits, bots and other tech toys. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/05LEGO® Engineering: power up your engineering skills!

07/12Tech Toys: a hands-on experience with the latest gadgets.

07/19LEGO® Architecture: recreate some of the most famous buildings and structures.
We are breaking out some exciting tech for our tweens! Explore circuits, bots and other tech toys. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Book Bingo

Belle Glade Branch
Select a page from one of our well-loved favorites for a game of Book Bingo! All ages. (45 min.) 
07/12
Select a page from one of our well-loved favorites for a game of Book Bingo! All ages. (45 min.) 
Jul 2018

Altered Books

Jupiter Branch
Fashion paper roses from old book pages. Supplies provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
Fashion paper roses from old book pages. Supplies provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Jueves, 12 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Jueves, 26 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
07/12

07/26
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
07/12
07/26
Jul 2018

Stories for Your Ears

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Listen to a wide sampling of podcasts, both fiction and nonfiction, with an activity or craft to match the theme. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/12"The Past & the Curious: P.T. Barnum and an Egress."

07/26"The Unexplained Disappearance of Mars Patel: Episode 2."
Listen to a wide sampling of podcasts, both fiction and nonfiction, with an activity or craft to match the theme. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Family Singalong

Lantana Road Branch
Sing along with Bob Gelb as he strums his way through familiar songs. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
Sing along with Bob Gelb as he strums his way through familiar songs. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Preregister. 
07/12"The Dinner," by Herman Koch. Book discussion. (60 min.) 

07/19"The Dinner." ©The Orchard. (120 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2.5 hr.) Shown with permission. 
Preregister. 
Jul 2018

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/05

07/12

07/19

07/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Literacy Plus in Motion

Belle Glade Branch
Learn and practice basic grammar, creative and résumé writing, and public speaking skills in this four-week, staff-led class. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/05

07/12

07/19

07/26
Learn and practice basic grammar, creative and résumé writing, and public speaking skills in this four-week, staff-led class. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Kids' Music Circle

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
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. 
07/12
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

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

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

How Cars Work: Cars Demystified

Lantana Road Branch
Gain basic automobile knowledge in this series of lectures.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/11Engines: gas, diesel and hybrid. Brakes: disc, drum and ABS.

07/18Electrical: charging, starting, switches and lights. Heating and cooling AC.

07/25Suspensions: struts and steering. Transmissions: manual, automatic and variable.
Gain basic automobile knowledge in this series of lectures.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Apps at Your Library

Wellington Branch
Discover all the apps the library has to offer. Bring your tablet or phone. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/11
Discover all the apps the library has to offer. Bring your tablet or phone. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Summer Game Nights

Acreage Branch
Enjoy special summer gaming with friends at our tabletop role-playing games, PS4 multiplayer games and unusual new card and board games.  Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2.5 hr.) 
07/11

07/18

07/25Featuring Minute To Win It Contest.
Enjoy special summer gaming with friends at our tabletop role-playing games, PS4 multiplayer games and unusual new card and board games.  Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2.5 hr.) 
Jul 2018

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor, Devyn Collins, in this eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/11

07/18

07/25
The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor, Devyn Collins, in this eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Public Reading

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Presented by participants of our Writers' Workshop. (90 min.) 
07/11
Presented by participants of our Writers' Workshop. (90 min.) 
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

Parent Power Hours!

Loula V. York Branch
Parents of children entering first grade enjoy supportive discussions with reading coaches. Children, ages 3 & up, enjoy story times with special visitors.  Refreshments provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/11

07/18
Parents of children entering first grade enjoy supportive discussions with reading coaches. Children, ages 3 & up, enjoy story times with special visitors.  Refreshments provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

LEGO® Bricks

West Boynton Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/11

07/18

07/25
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Video Game Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics.  Ages 7-12. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/11
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics.  Ages 7-12. Limit 12. (60 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. 
Jun 2018

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch

Sign up for this four-session course facilitated by award-winning poet, Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, May 24. 
06/13

06/20

06/27

07/11
Sign up for this four-session course facilitated by award-winning poet, Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, May 24. 
Jul 2018

Rock It Pocket Pets

Tequesta Branch
Bring your imagination and we will provide the rocks and paint. Create a pet you can take anywhere.  Ages 6-12. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/11
Bring your imagination and we will provide the rocks and paint. Create a pet you can take anywhere.  Ages 6-12. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
07/11

07/18

07/25
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Summer Bingo

Greenacres Branch
Keep cool and enjoy an afternoon at the library playing beach bingo. Candy markers and prizes add to the fun!  Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/11
Keep cool and enjoy an afternoon at the library playing beach bingo. Candy markers and prizes add to the fun!  Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

It's Time for the Opera!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn about the opera and listen to a special singalong storytelling of "The Barber of Seville" with the Palm Beach Opera. Become an opera star!  Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/11
Learn about the opera and listen to a special singalong storytelling of "The Barber of Seville" with the Palm Beach Opera. Become an opera star!  Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Subcontracting Success for Small Business

Gardens Branch
Learn the basics of government subcontracting; the advantages and disadvantages of subcontracting and the opportunities it provides for small businesses. (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister.  
07/11
Learn the basics of government subcontracting; the advantages and disadvantages of subcontracting and the opportunities it provides for small businesses. (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister.  
Jul 2018

Math Rocks

Main Library
This math club provides students the opportunity to practice and learn new math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/11Grades  K-2.

07/11Grades  3-5.

07/18Grades  K-2.

07/18Grades  3-5.

07/25Grades  K-2.

07/25Grades  3-5.
This math club provides students the opportunity to practice and learn new math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Reading Rockstars

Gardens Branch
Don't fall into a reading funk this summer. Keep your reading skills up and read to a teen volunteer. You can also work on your Summer Reading Point Tracker!  Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/11

07/25
Don't fall into a reading funk this summer. Keep your reading skills up and read to a teen volunteer. You can also work on your Summer Reading Point Tracker!  Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Glades Road Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/11
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Each week color your own fun activity and/or choose from a variety of coloring pages. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/11Fuzzy Posters.

07/18Magnets.

07/25Paddleball Game.
Each week color your own fun activity and/or choose from a variety of coloring pages. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Get creative and have some fun with a variety of coloring activities. Ages 3-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/11
Get creative and have some fun with a variety of coloring activities. Ages 3-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/11
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Musical Physical Education for You & Me With Patty Shukla

Acreage Branch
Sing and dance along with this high energy, musical experience! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/11
Sing and dance along with this high energy, musical experience! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Elementary STEAM Time

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Get ready to problem solve with science-related activities. Learn about engineering and then face a challenge! Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/11Craft sticks catapult.

07/25Surprise challenge!
Get ready to problem solve with science-related activities. Learn about engineering and then face a challenge! Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
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

Book Discussion: "Antony and Cleopatra," by William Shakespeare 

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
07/10

07/11
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
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

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.) 
07/10
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
Jul 2018

Teen Black Out Party

Acreage Branch
Glow in the dark with black light crafts, games and activities. Bring a white T-shirt to turn into a crazy colored glow shirt. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) 
07/10
Glow in the dark with black light crafts, games and activities. Bring a white T-shirt to turn into a crazy colored glow shirt. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) 
Jul 2018

Glass Magnets

Wellington Branch
Create little magnets using glass gems and music sheets. Materials provided.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/10
Create little magnets using glass gems and music sheets. Materials provided.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Let's Play! Games

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Challenge your friends and family with board games, card games and puzzles. Snacks provided. (90 min.) 
07/10

07/24

07/28
Challenge your friends and family with board games, card games and puzzles. Snacks provided. (90 min.) 

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