Activity Information
Feb 2019

Chess Buffs

Gardens Branch
Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/17
Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Lantana Road Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
02/17
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Musical Concert

Wellington Branch
Vikash Sharma, celebrated local singer and musician of Guyanese descent, will perform classical Indian music. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Vikash Sharma, celebrated local singer and musician of Guyanese descent, will perform classical Indian music. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Routes to Roots

Glades Road Branch
Get started on your family tree with familysearch.org. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Get started on your family tree with familysearch.org. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Black History Month Book Discussion: "The Hate U Give," by Angie Thomas

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (45 min.) 
02/02

02/16
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/16
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
"Black Panther." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (135 min.) In recognition of Black History Month. Preregister. PG-13
02/16
"Black Panther." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (135 min.) In recognition of Black History Month. Preregister. PG-13
Feb 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/02

02/16
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

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.
02/09 (2.5 hr.) 

02/16 (2.5 hr.) 

02/23 (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.
Feb 2019

It's Your Move!: Chess Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn how to play this strategic game with members of the Royal Palm Beach Community High School Chess Club. All materials provided. Ages 8-17. Limit 16. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Learn how to play this strategic game with members of the Royal Palm Beach Community High School Chess Club. All materials provided. Ages 8-17. Limit 16. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Stitching Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/02

02/16
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Tequesta Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book Discussion: "Becoming," by Michelle Obama 

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Led by Dr. Esther Berry. Refreshments provided. (2 hr.) 
02/16
Led by Dr. Esther Berry. Refreshments provided. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Unicorn Story Time

Acreage Branch
Travel to the land of make-believe with dazzling unicorns in this special story time. Hear stories, songs and create a magical, mystical creature craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
02/16
Travel to the land of make-believe with dazzling unicorns in this special story time. Hear stories, songs and create a magical, mystical creature craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

Sensory Story Time: Penguins

Glades Road Branch
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

STEM: Coding Basics

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Ages 10-14. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Ages 10-14. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Super Saturday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Children and their parents are invited for stories and creative activities! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/02Inspire Your Heart With Art!

02/09Celebrate Love & Friendship I.

02/16Celebrate Love & Friendship II.

02/23Kindness Matters I.
Children and their parents are invited for stories and creative activities! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Presidential Fun

Tequesta Branch
Celebrate Presidents Day, pretend to be one of our historic presidents, try cherry tree painting, participate in a mock election and more. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Celebrate Presidents Day, pretend to be one of our historic presidents, try cherry tree painting, participate in a mock election and more. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Books & Kids! Bilingual Story Time

¡Libros y niños! Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sábado, 16 de febrero, 
10:30 am

Listen to stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie, Señora Tania and Señorita Vanessa! Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/16
Listen to stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie, Señora Tania and Señorita Vanessa! Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Acompáñanos y disfrute de cuentos, canciones y rimas en inglés y español con nuestras amigas Señora Leslie, Señora Tania y la Señorita Vanessa. Edades 2-5. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/16
Feb 2019

STEM for Little Ones: Building & Fixing

Main Library
Come join in on the fun as we introduce STEM concepts to your little one! Ages 3-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Come join in on the fun as we introduce STEM concepts to your little one! Ages 3-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/02

02/09

02/23

02/16
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Miniatures by Pamela O'Brien

Acreage Branch
Miniaturist and blogger Pamela O'Brien will speak about the world of miniatures and present the winners of our Miniature Library Contest. Ages 15 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Miniaturist and blogger Pamela O'Brien will speak about the world of miniatures and present the winners of our Miniature Library Contest. Ages 15 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Sign up to read to a furry friend. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/09

02/12

02/16
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Sign up to read to a furry friend. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi is experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/02

02/09

02/23

02/16
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi is experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Hail to the Chief

Glades Road Branch
It’s President George Washington’s birthday! Enjoy stories, games, a craft and a film. Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
It’s President George Washington’s birthday! Enjoy stories, games, a craft and a film. Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Belle Glade Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/15
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Pokémon Club

Acreage Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
02/15
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
Feb 2019

In Concert: Robert Ross

Lantana Road Branch
Robert Ross, the award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, jazz, rock, soul and New Orleans gumbo. (75 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
Robert Ross, the award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, jazz, rock, soul and New Orleans gumbo. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Okeeheelee Nature Center Presents Invertebrates!

Main Library
Learn about the largest group of the animal kingdom in this hands-on learning event! (60 min.) 
02/15
Learn about the largest group of the animal kingdom in this hands-on learning event! (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories

Wellington Branch
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs and fun-filled audience participation Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs and fun-filled audience participation Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Romantic Comedy Matinee

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Popcorn provided. 
02/01"Book Club." ©Paramount Pictures. (124 min.)  PG-13 

02/08"Crazy Rich Asians." ©Warner Bros. (120 min.)  PG-13 

02/15"Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again." ©Universal Pictures. (114 min.)  PG-13 

02/22"Everything, Everything." ©Warner Bros. (96 min.)  PG-13 
Popcorn provided. 
Feb 2019

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, Social Security card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials for free tax preparation. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
02/01

02/04

02/08

02/11

02/15

02/22

02/25
Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, Social Security card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials for free tax preparation. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
02/15
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Book Discussion: "Caleb's Crossing," by Geraldine Brooks

Tequesta Branch
Led by Dona Gruber Adair. Copies are available at the member services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
Led by Dona Gruber Adair. Copies are available at the member services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Inventor-noon!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Celebrate Black History with inventors like Garret Morgan and Madam C.J. Walker. Learn about different inventions and make peanut butter like George Washington Carver! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
Celebrate Black History with inventors like Garret Morgan and Madam C.J. Walker. Learn about different inventions and make peanut butter like George Washington Carver! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Wigglecise

Greenacres Branch
We will wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm, and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
We will wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm, and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
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

Make an Accordion Book

Jupiter Branch
Make a booklet from a single sheet of drawing paper using the computer and MS Word in this two-part class. Plan and arrange content in first class. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/13Part I

02/15Part II
Make a booklet from a single sheet of drawing paper using the computer and MS Word in this two-part class. Plan and arrange content in first class. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Toddler Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Start with stories and songs; then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
Start with stories and songs; then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs and fun-filled audience participation Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs and fun-filled audience participation Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

AARP Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes. Special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year’s returns. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
02/07

02/08

02/14

02/15

02/21

02/22

02/28
Individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes. Special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year’s returns. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Get Gaming

Acreage Branch
Game with friends on the PS4 and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
02/14
Game with friends on the PS4 and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Conversational Spanish

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/14

02/21

02/28
Practice speaking Spanish in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Valentine Cootie Catcher

Gardens Branch
Make a fun cootie catcher to help you decide on your valentine. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/14
Make a fun cootie catcher to help you decide on your valentine. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Teens: Love Letters

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Share the love on Valentine’s Day by writing letters to those in need. Through "More Love Letters," we can write, decorate and send uplifting messages. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/14
Share the love on Valentine’s Day by writing letters to those in need. Through "More Love Letters," we can write, decorate and send uplifting messages. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/14

02/28
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

I Love You, You Love Me

Jupiter Branch
XOXO, hugs and kisses! Celebrate this day of love with your little one through stories, songs and crafts. Ages 2-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/14
XOXO, hugs and kisses! Celebrate this day of love with your little one through stories, songs and crafts. Ages 2-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Make & Take Valentine's Day Crafts

West Boca Branch
Listen to a story about Valentine’s Day and spread some cheer by making heart shaped Valentine crafts. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
02/14
Listen to a story about Valentine’s Day and spread some cheer by making heart shaped Valentine crafts. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

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