Activity Information
Dec 2018

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
12/05

12/12
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Native Flowers & Bushes for Your Yard

Gardens Branch
Presented by Master Gardener Brian Forchhiemer. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Presented by Master Gardener Brian Forchhiemer. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Royal Palm Beach Branch
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) 
12/05

12/12

12/19
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Sean Gaskell: Music of the West African Kora

Jupiter Branch
Enjoy the unique sounds of the Kora, a beautiful 21-stringed instrument native to the Mande peoples of West Africa. Musician Sean Gaskell gathered his expertise among Kora masters in the Gambia. Performances include a combination of traditional and original compositions. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Enjoy the unique sounds of the Kora, a beautiful 21-stringed instrument native to the Mande peoples of West Africa. Musician Sean Gaskell gathered his expertise among Kora masters in the Gambia. Performances include a combination of traditional and original compositions. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Cardsharks

Wellington Branch
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Magic: The Gathering, Pokémon or just a regular card game. Play against others, trade or just make new friends.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
12/05
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Magic: The Gathering, Pokémon or just a regular card game. Play against others, trade or just make new friends.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Trashketball

Glades Road Branch
In this team trivia competition, the first team to answer correctly gets to try to score a basket. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
In this team trivia competition, the first team to answer correctly gets to try to score a basket. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boca Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment!  First come, first served. (2.5 hr.) 
12/05

12/13

12/15
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment!  First come, first served. (2.5 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Teens: A Letter From You

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
In honor of National Letter Writing Day, make a card and participate in a handwriting workshop. It's time to go "old school."  Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
In honor of National Letter Writing Day, make a card and participate in a handwriting workshop. It's time to go "old school."  Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Video Game Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics. Refreshments provided. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) 
12/05
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics. Refreshments provided. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
12/05

12/12

12/19
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Paper Snowflakes

Wellington Branch
Use paper and scissors to create a winter wonderland! Take a snowflake and leave one to display in our window decorations. Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/05
Use paper and scissors to create a winter wonderland! Take a snowflake and leave one to display in our window decorations. Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Walt Disney Celebration

Belle Glade Branch
Celebrate Walt Disney's birthday with featured movies and crafts. Make sure to visit our Disney's storybook collection. 
12/05"Disney's Christopher Robin." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (120 min.)  PG 

12/05"Incredibles 2." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (118 min.)  PG 
Celebrate Walt Disney's birthday with featured movies and crafts. Make sure to visit our Disney's storybook collection. 
Dec 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Acreage Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
12/05
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Tween Advisory Club

Wellington Branch
Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you like. Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
12/05
Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you like. Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
Dec 2018

Medicare 101

Acreage Branch
Join SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for an in-depth overview and discussion of the different Medicare plan options and benefits. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Join SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for an in-depth overview and discussion of the different Medicare plan options and benefits. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Sean Gaskell: Music of the West African Kora

West Boca Branch
Enjoy the unique sounds of the Kora, a beautiful 21-stringed instrument native to the Mande peoples of West Africa. Musician Sean Gaskell gathered his expertise among Kora masters in the Gambia. Performances include a combination of traditional and original compositions. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Enjoy the unique sounds of the Kora, a beautiful 21-stringed instrument native to the Mande peoples of West Africa. Musician Sean Gaskell gathered his expertise among Kora masters in the Gambia. Performances include a combination of traditional and original compositions. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

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.
12/04

12/05

12/12

12/18

12/05

12/12
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.
Dec 2018

Toy Safety From the US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Gardens Branch
Learn to identify unsafe toys as well as understand how to choose the right toy for your child's age. Presented with PBC Division of Consumer Affairs. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Learn to identify unsafe toys as well as understand how to choose the right toy for your child's age. Presented with PBC Division of Consumer Affairs. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
12/05

12/12
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

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. 
12/05
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. 
Dec 2018

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Play, make friends and have fun building with big bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/05

12/19
Play, make friends and have fun building with big bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Toddler Stay & Play

Wellington Branch
Bring your little ones to enjoy happy songs, stories and toys. Ages 0-24 mos. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/05
Bring your little ones to enjoy happy songs, stories and toys. Ages 0-24 mos. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Happy Birthday Disney!

Greenacres Branch
Celebrate Walt Disney’s birthday with special stories, games and crafts. Dress as your favorite Disney character. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Celebrate Walt Disney’s birthday with special stories, games and crafts. Dress as your favorite Disney character. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 10. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
12/05 (2 hr.) 

12/12 (2 hr.) 

12/19 (2 hr.) 
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 10. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 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. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
12/05

12/12

12/19

12/26
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.) 
Dec 2018

Tickle Me Tunes

Lantana Road Branch
Songs, books, bubbles, and toys to share with your little one. Ages 3-12 mos. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/05

12/12

12/19
Songs, books, bubbles, and toys to share with your little one. Ages 3-12 mos. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Rhythm & Rhyme Dance Time

Glades Road Branch
Sing and dance along with instruments. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Sing and dance along with instruments. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Toddler Stay & Play

West Boca Branch
Come for a casual time of fun literacy toys and activities. Ages 1-2. Limit 16. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05

12/18
Come for a casual time of fun literacy toys and activities. Ages 1-2. Limit 16. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

The Norton Museum of Art Presents: Community Art Talks

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
The Norton Museum of Art is undergoing a major expansion that opens next February. Learn about upcoming exhibitions and new community programs while enjoying an art project with Museum staff. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
The Norton Museum of Art is undergoing a major expansion that opens next February. Learn about upcoming exhibitions and new community programs while enjoying an art project with Museum staff. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Five Little Senses Baby Sensory Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Stimulate your little one’s senses and encourage them to explore with various sensory playtime activities. All abilities welcome. Dress to get messy! Ages 3-18 mos. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Stimulate your little one’s senses and encourage them to explore with various sensory playtime activities. All abilities welcome. Dress to get messy! Ages 3-18 mos. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Wee Folks Special

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
It's rhyming, singing and, of course, play time! Ages 13-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
It's rhyming, singing and, of course, play time! Ages 13-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Let's Play! Board Games & Puzzles

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, both old and new, and puzzles will be provided, or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Preregister. 
12/04 (90 min.) 

12/29 (2 hr.) 

12/18 (90 min.) 
Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, both old and new, and puzzles will be provided, or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Preregister. 
Dec 2018

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
12/04

12/11
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 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 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/04

12/18
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor, Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Learn How to Startup Your Business

Wellington Branch
This workshop helps aspiring entrepreneurs begin the process of owning a successful business: evaluating ideas, developing a business plan and financing options. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/04
This workshop helps aspiring entrepreneurs begin the process of owning a successful business: evaluating ideas, developing a business plan and financing options. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Ugly Sweater Ornaments

Gardens Branch
Like them or not, ugly holiday sweaters are not going away so let's make a small tacky and festive version. Ages 9 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/04
Like them or not, ugly holiday sweaters are not going away so let's make a small tacky and festive version. Ages 9 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Drop-In Coloring Club: Holiday Fun!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Come drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.) 
12/04
Come drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

DIY Snow Globe

Glades Road Branch
Stuck on an idea for a holiday gift? Create a winter wonderland that's sure to make anyone smile. Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/04
Stuck on an idea for a holiday gift? Create a winter wonderland that's sure to make anyone smile. Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boca Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
12/04

12/18

12/26

12/29
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

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.
12/04

12/11

12/18
Learn about our free online tutoring available; feel free to bring your homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Dec 2018

Tween Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Players and their friends are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/04
Players and their friends are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

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.) 
12/04

12/11

12/18
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.) 
Dec 2018

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 SBA's certification program. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/04
Learn the role of small business in government contracting (PTAC), how to find bid opportunities, and gain an understanding of the SBA's certification program. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
12/04
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Best Apps of 2018

Acreage Branch
Discover exciting apps for your mobile device. Bring a fully charged smartphone, iPad or tablet, along with your app store ID and password. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/04
Discover exciting apps for your mobile device. Bring a fully charged smartphone, iPad or tablet, along with your app store ID and password. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

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. 
12/04

12/11

12/18
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

The Way Off-Broadway Players Present: Jerry, Judy & Erma

West Boynton Branch
The Way Off-Broadway Players enlighten and entertain you with a comedy about coming to terms with what we call life. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/04
The Way Off-Broadway Players enlighten and entertain you with a comedy about coming to terms with what we call life. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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