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Sep 2018

PJ Story Time: National Johnny Appleseed Day

Greenacres Branch
Wear pajamas with stories and a craft. Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/25
Wear pajamas with stories and a craft. Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Pokémon Club

Acreage Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.) 
09/25
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.) 
Sep 2018

Celebrate Colombia!

¡Celebremos a Colombia!

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Martes, 25 de septiembre, 
6:00 pm

Musical group DobleKlave will offer a repertoire that includes vallenatos, cumbia and salsa in celebration of the beautiful Colombian culture. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
09/25
Musical group DobleKlave will offer a repertoire that includes vallenatos, cumbia and salsa in celebration of the beautiful Colombian culture. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
El grupo musical DobleKlave los deleitará con un repertorio que incluye vallenatos y cumbia en celebración de la bella cultura colombiana. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/25
Sep 2018

Let's Play! Games

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Challenge your friends and family with board games, card games and puzzles. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.
09/18 (90 min.) 

09/25 (90 min.) 

09/22 (2 hr.) 
Challenge your friends and family with board games, card games and puzzles. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.
Sep 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. 
09/11

09/25
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor, Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

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. 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and sharpen your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/04

09/25
Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and sharpen your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Tech Time Ozobots

West Boca Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
09/25
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Sep 2018

Comic Strips Adventure

Belle Glade Branch
Start your own comic book! Activity pads and superhero stencils provided. All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
09/25
Start your own comic book! Activity pads and superhero stencils provided. All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Sep 2018

Paint-By-Sticker

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Create a vibrant full-color “painting” one sticker at a time. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/25
Create a vibrant full-color “painting” one sticker at a time. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Virtual Visit With Author : "Home Sweet Motel," by Chris Grabenstein 

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Discuss this Sunshine State Reader book, and ask the author questions during a special Skype visit! Copies available at the children's services desk. Grades 3-6. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/25
Discuss this Sunshine State Reader book, and ask the author questions during a special Skype visit! Copies available at the children's services desk. Grades 3-6. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Lantana Road Branch
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library; feel free to come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library; feel free to come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Sep 2018

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Acreage Branch
Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2018

Salt Painting

Wellington Branch
Experiment with salt, glue and watercolors to create some colorful ocean art. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
09/25
Experiment with salt, glue and watercolors to create some colorful ocean art. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Sep 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Sep 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Gardens Branch
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
09/04The Rise of French Art — Poussin and Claude. Flemish Masters — Rubens and Van Dyck. A Golden Age of Spanish Painting. 

09/11Dutch History, Portraiture, and Genre Scenes. Dutch Still Lifes, Townscapes, Landscapes. The Genius of Rembrandt. 

09/18Venetian and Spanish Masters, c. 1740-1820. The Charms of 18th-Century French Painting. British Painting Comes of Age.  

09/25British and French Masters, c. 1785-1860. Impressionism in France. Post-Impressionism. 
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Sep 2018

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Explore your artistic interests and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/04Tissue Paper Painting.

09/11Gouache Project.

09/25Open Studio.
Explore your artistic interests and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Book Discussion: "In the Country We Love: My Family Divided," by Diane Guerrero 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/25
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Taking Care of Your Heart

West Boynton Branch
Cardiologist, Dr. Lawrence M. Weinstein discusses heart diseases and treatments. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Aug 21. 
09/25
Cardiologist, Dr. Lawrence M. Weinstein discusses heart diseases and treatments. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Aug 21. 
Sep 2018

Book Discussion: "Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine," by Gail Honeyman 

West Boca Branch
Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
09/25
Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
Sep 2018

Suicide Prevention

Jupiter Branch
QPR Suicide Prevention training shares risk factors, warning signs and creates gatekeepers who are able to identify suicide risk and enlist help in a crisis. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/25
QPR Suicide Prevention training shares risk factors, warning signs and creates gatekeepers who are able to identify suicide risk and enlist help in a crisis. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Bingo

Glades Road Branch
Talking Books provides ten Braille and 50 large print bingo cards designed for the visually impaired. Supplies provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/25
Talking Books provides ten Braille and 50 large print bingo cards designed for the visually impaired. Supplies provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
09/04"Erin Brockovich." ©Universal Pictures. (130 min.) 

09/25"Trading Places." ©Paramount Pictures. (118 min.) 
Sep 2018

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.) 
09/15

09/25
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.) 
Sep 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.
09/04

09/06

09/11

09/13

09/18

09/20

09/25
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.
Sep 2018

Election Time 2018: Know the Issues

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, provides a clear explanation of state constitutional amendments and local questions on this year's ballot. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/25
Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, provides a clear explanation of state constitutional amendments and local questions on this year's ballot. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/11School Daze II.

09/18Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month I.

09/25Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month II.
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 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.
09/04

09/11

09/12

09/18

09/19

09/25

09/26
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.
Sep 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Lantana Road Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
09/04

09/06

09/11

09/13

09/18

09/20

09/25

09/27
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Sep 2018

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/24
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Book Discussion: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot 

Greenacres Branch
In recognition of Banned Books Week. (60 min.) 
09/24
In recognition of Banned Books Week. (60 min.) 
Sep 2018

Election Time 2018: Know the Issues

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, provides a clear explanation of state constitutional amendments and local questions on this year's ballot. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/24
Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, provides a clear explanation of state constitutional amendments and local questions on this year's ballot. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Bead-Tastic Bracelets

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Make your own to keep or share with a friend using our collection of cool beads. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 
09/24
Make your own to keep or share with a friend using our collection of cool beads. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 
Sep 2018

Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
09/24
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
Sep 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Grades 6-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
09/17

09/24
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Grades 6-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2018

Crafty Kids: Worry Dolls

West Boynton Branch
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by learning the legend and creating your own. Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/24
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by learning the legend and creating your own. Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Playful Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
09/24
Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Sep 2018

Homework Help

Gardens Branch
Students can get one-on-one assistance with homework by a library staff member.  Grades K-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
09/10 Cancelled

09/17 Cancelled

09/24 Cancelled
Students can get one-on-one assistance with homework by a library staff member.  Grades K-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Sep 2018

Medicare 101

Wellington Branch
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) gives an overview of all Medicare options. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/24
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) gives an overview of all Medicare options. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Multiple Intelligences: How People Can Be Smart in Different Ways

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Dr. Rose Feinberg presents aspects of seven types of intelligence and their influence on famous people and careers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/24
Dr. Rose Feinberg presents aspects of seven types of intelligence and their influence on famous people and careers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Homework Club

Wellington Branch
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. (2 hr.) 
09/24
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2018

Crochet Class for Beginners

Lantana Road Branch
Learn the basics of crochet in this continuing six-class series. Bring a size "H" hook and size four acrylic yarn in a light color. Limit 6. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/10

09/24
Learn the basics of crochet in this continuing six-class series. Bring a size "H" hook and size four acrylic yarn in a light color. Limit 6. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Crafternoon: Worry Dolls

West Boynton Branch
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by learning the legend and creating your own. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Aug 21. 
09/24
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by learning the legend and creating your own. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Aug 21. 
Sep 2018

Heartburn Relief

Lantana Road Branch
Dr. Nareen Reddy, MD, from Wellington Regional Medical Center provides solutions for heartburn relief. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/24
Dr. Nareen Reddy, MD, from Wellington Regional Medical Center provides solutions for heartburn relief. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Boca History Pop-Up: Sentimental Journey: Boca Raton During World War II

Glades Road Branch
Explore Boca Raton’s contributions to the Allied War Efforts and how WW II transformed the city. Presented in partnership with the Boca Raton History Museum. (3 hr.) Preregister. 
09/24
Explore Boca Raton’s contributions to the Allied War Efforts and how WW II transformed the city. Presented in partnership with the Boca Raton History Museum. (3 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Book Tasting: Grades 6-8

Belle Glade Branch
Features Sunshine State Young Readers, award-winning books, staff picks and more. Tasting sessions start every hour from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Refreshments provided. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.
09/24
Features Sunshine State Young Readers, award-winning books, staff picks and more. Tasting sessions start every hour from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Refreshments provided. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Sep 2018

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
09/10

09/17

09/24
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
Sep 2018

Musical Concert: Mariachi Pancho Villa

Concierto musical: Mariachi Pancho Villa

Jupiter Branch
Domingo, 23 de septiembre, 
2:30 pm

Enjoy traditional Mexican songs by this talented and delightful group. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
09/23
Enjoy traditional Mexican songs by this talented and delightful group. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Mariachi Pancho Villa interpreta canciones tradicionales de México. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/23

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