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Activity Information
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.) 
Jul 2018

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 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/10

07/24
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor, Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 20. (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. 
Jul 2018

Become a Puppeteer

West Boynton Branch
Start with dramatic play and theatre games; then perform your own puppet show using a variety of puppets. Create your own puppet to take home for future shows. Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/10
Start with dramatic play and theatre games; then perform your own puppet show using a variety of puppets. Create your own puppet to take home for future shows. Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Mindful Art

Lantana Road Branch
Paint while learning breathing techniques and yoga poses. Ages 8-11. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/10
Paint while learning breathing techniques and yoga poses. Ages 8-11. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Mini Book + Art: "Esperanza Rising," by Pam Muñoz Ryan + "Si Se Pudiera," (If Only I Could) by José Bedia

Mini Libro + Arte: "Esperanza Renace" de Pam Muñoz Ryan + "Si Se Pudiera" (If Only I Could) de José Bedia

Main Library
Martes, 10 de julio, 
3:30 pm

Each activity highlights a selected book and artwork in Norton Museum of Art's collection or exhibition. Reading the book is recommended. In collaboration with Norton Museum of Art and made possible through the generosity of the Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Edades 9-12. Cupo limitado. Ages 9-12. Space is limited. (90 min.)  Preregister.  Se requiere registrarse. 
07/10
Each activity highlights a selected book and artwork in Norton Museum of Art's collection or exhibition. Reading the book is recommended. In collaboration with Norton Museum of Art and made possible through the generosity of the Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Edades 9-12. Cupo limitado. Ages 9-12. Space is limited. (90 min.)  Preregister.  Se requiere registrarse. 
Este taller se enfocará en un libro y una obra de arte de la colección del Museo. Se recomienda leer el libro. En colaboración con el Norton Museum of Art y es posible gracias a la generosidad del Diane y Bruce Halle Foundation. Edades 9-12. Cupo limitado. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
07/10
Jul 2018

Beginning Spanish

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
This nine-week session is facilitated by Edwin Ellis, Ph.D and starts Tue, Jul 03. Participants are expected to attend all program dates. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jun 25. 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31

08/07

08/14

08/21

08/28
This nine-week session is facilitated by Edwin Ellis, Ph.D and starts Tue, Jul 03. Participants are expected to attend all program dates. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jun 25. 
Jul 2018

A Visit From Daggerwing Nature Center: Insects & Spiders

West Boca Branch
Learn about insects and spiders and meet a live tarantula and some cool insects. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/10
Learn about insects and spiders and meet a live tarantula and some cool insects. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Superhero Day!

Acreage Branch
Unmask your inner superhero! We'll have crafts, games and props for awesome superhero photos. Wear your costume and bring your camera. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
07/10

07/10
Unmask your inner superhero! We'll have crafts, games and props for awesome superhero photos. Wear your costume and bring your camera. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
Jul 2018

Kindergarten Readiness

Gardens Branch
Prep for kindergarten with stories, songs and activities focusing on letters, numbers, shapes and colors. Designed for children entering kindergarten this year. Ages 5-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/10

07/24
Prep for kindergarten with stories, songs and activities focusing on letters, numbers, shapes and colors. Designed for children entering kindergarten this year. Ages 5-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Cube Mural

Wellington Branch
Show your artistry by helping us create a colorful street art inspired mural. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/10
Show your artistry by helping us create a colorful street art inspired mural. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Science Explorers

Main Library
Satisfy your scientific curiosity by performing experiments, expanding scientific knowledge, and developing critical thinking skills with hands-on activities! Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/03Grades  K-2.

07/03Grades  3-5.

07/10Grades  K-2.

07/10Grades  3-5.

07/17Grades  K-2.

07/17Grades  3-5.

07/24Grades  K-2.

07/24Grades  3-5.
Satisfy your scientific curiosity by performing experiments, expanding scientific knowledge, and developing critical thinking skills with hands-on activities! Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Musical Physical Education for You & Me With Patty Shukla

Glades Road Branch
Sing and dance along with this high energy, musical experience! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/10
Sing and dance along with this high energy, musical experience! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 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, beginning Tue, Jun 26. 
07/10
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 26. 
Jul 2018

Wassily Kandinsky for Kids

Lantana Road Branch
This Russian abstract artist is known for his paintings representing music. We'll discuss his work then create art in his style while listening to music. Ages 6-11. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/10
This Russian abstract artist is known for his paintings representing music. We'll discuss his work then create art in his style while listening to music. Ages 6-11. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Stories and creative activities for children. 7/03: Reggae, Rhythm & Blues I. 7/10: Reggae, Rhythm & Blues II. 7/17: Rock On I. 7/24: Rock On II. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/03

07/03

07/05

07/10

07/10

07/17

07/17

07/19

07/24

07/26
Stories and creative activities for children. 7/03: Reggae, Rhythm & Blues I. 7/10: Reggae, Rhythm & Blues II. 7/17: Rock On I. 7/24: Rock On II. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

STEAM: Domino Fun

Belle Glade Branch
Math can be fun and exciting! Join us for dominoes to prove it. Use math, logic and problem-solving skills to win all the rounds.  Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 
07/10
Math can be fun and exciting! Join us for dominoes to prove it. Use math, logic and problem-solving skills to win all the rounds.  Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Money Management Skills. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
07/03Understanding Your Financial Brain. Managing Money With Life Cycle Theory. 

07/10Basic Investing: Keep It Simple. The Key Financial Instruments. 

07/17How to Use Credit Optimally. Investing in Education. 

07/24The Economics of Home Ownership. Managing Risk With Insurance. 

07/31Essential Tax Principles. Saving for Retirement. 
Money Management Skills. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Jul 2018

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Award-winning poet, Stacie M. Kiner, critiques and discusses some of the world’s finest contemporary and classic poetry.  (75 min.) 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
Award-winning poet, Stacie M. Kiner, critiques and discusses some of the world’s finest contemporary and classic poetry.  (75 min.) 
Jul 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. 
07/10
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/10Gouache Project.

07/31Open Studio.
Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 03 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 10 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 17 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 24 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 31 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
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. 
07/03
07/10
07/17
07/24
07/31
Jul 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Gardens Branch
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
07/10The Story of the National Gallery, London.  Late Medieval Painting.  Early Renaissance Italian Painting. 

07/17Netherlandish Portraits and Devotional Images.  Florence—Center of 15th-Century Italian Art.  15th-Century Venetian Art. 

07/24The High Renaissance in Central Italy.  Titian and His Venetian Contemporaries.  Venetian Masters—Tintoretto and Veronese. 

07/31Painting for the Courts, c. 1515–1575. Northern European Masters—Bosch to Bruegel. The Innovation of Carracci and Caravaggio. 
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Jul 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  Limit 2. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  Limit 2. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Color With Me, Grandma or Grandpa

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Grandparents have been coloring with grandkids since the dawn of crayons. Join us to create and connect with your grandchild using specially designed projects. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/10
Grandparents have been coloring with grandkids since the dawn of crayons. Join us to create and connect with your grandchild using specially designed projects. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Cooking the Books: "32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line," by Eric Ripert & Veronica Chambers 

West Boca Branch
Books available at the research services desk. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/10
Books available at the research services desk. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. Group meets independently in the library on Tue, Jul 24, 1:30 pm. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/10
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. Group meets independently in the library on Tue, Jul 24, 1:30 pm. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

T-Shirt Tote Bag

Lantana Road Branch
Upcycle an old T-shirt and give it new life as a cute market tote. No sewing skills required! Materials provided.  Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/10
Upcycle an old T-shirt and give it new life as a cute market tote. No sewing skills required! Materials provided.  Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
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

Kiddie Stay & Play - Rescheduled

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Work on your early literacy skills with your friends while having a fun play date featuring toys, books, puzzles and puppets. Ages 2-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/10

07/17
Work on your early literacy skills with your friends while having a fun play date featuring toys, books, puzzles and puppets. Ages 2-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/09
Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

PBC Fire Rescue Safety Classes

Main Library
Preregister. 
07/09CPR. (2 hr.) 

07/16First Aid for Adults. (60 min.) 

07/23CPR for Pets. (60 min.) 

07/30Fire Safety. (60 min.) 
Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Teen Trivia Night, Music Edition

West Boca Branch
Come and show off everything you know about music. Test your knowledge and your teamwork as you battle to be the best.  Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/09
Come and show off everything you know about music. Test your knowledge and your teamwork as you battle to be the best.  Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Movie & Craft

Belle Glade Branch
"The Wizard of Oz." ©Warner Bros. (101 min.) A family-friendly viewing. Popcorn provided. All ages. G
07/09
"The Wizard of Oz." ©Warner Bros. (101 min.) A family-friendly viewing. Popcorn provided. All ages. G
Jul 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) 
07/09
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) 
Jul 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. (45 min.) 
07/02

07/09

07/16
Stop in for a fun and casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-10. (45 min.) 
Jul 2018

Harry Potter: Wizardry 101

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Summer term is in session at Hogwarts! Each week, take a different magical class with your fellow wizards. Ages 10-17. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/02

07/09

07/16

07/23
Summer term is in session at Hogwarts! Each week, take a different magical class with your fellow wizards. Ages 10-17. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
07/02

07/06

07/09

07/16

07/20

07/23
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2018

Teen Minute to Win It!

Belle Glade Branch
Complete a series of wacky and humorous challenges in just one minute. Snacks and prizes add to the fun!  Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/09
Complete a series of wacky and humorous challenges in just one minute. Snacks and prizes add to the fun!  Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Drama Dragon

West Boynton Branch
Performing an original book stage production, Maltz Jupiter Theatre presents a visit from the Drama Dragon.  Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/09
Performing an original book stage production, Maltz Jupiter Theatre presents a visit from the Drama Dragon.  Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Geology "Rocks!"

Royal Palm Beach Branch
PBC 4-H Club discusses the many different kinds of rocks our Earth is made up of. Participants will get to open and keep their own geode. Ages 7-11. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/09
PBC 4-H Club discusses the many different kinds of rocks our Earth is made up of. Participants will get to open and keep their own geode. Ages 7-11. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 

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