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Activity Information
Jul 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
The World of Biblical Israel.   Assyrian Incursion Into Israel and Judah. Life Under Siege. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
07/09
The World of Biblical Israel.   Assyrian Incursion Into Israel and Judah. Life Under Siege. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Jul 2018

In Concert: Robert Ross

Glades 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. 
07/09
Robert Ross, the award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player performs blues, jazz, rock, soul, and New Orleans gumbo. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Squish It!

Lantana Road Branch
Make your own stress balls using a variety of materials. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/09
Make your own stress balls using a variety of materials. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Maker Monday

Main Library
Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/02Let's Go Fly A Kite: experience kite making.Ages  5-10.

07/09Clay Molding: sculpting with Degas as a guide.Ages  5-10. Cancelled

07/16Wall Lettering: Make a colorful addition to your wall with multi-colored gravel.Ages  5-8.

07/23DIY Game: Make a portable tic-tac-toe game.Ages  7-10. Cancelled
Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Preschool Science Lab: Spectacular Shapes

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Circle your calendars and join us to learn about triangles, rectangles and more! Experiments included. Please select one session date to preregister. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/09

07/23
Circle your calendars and join us to learn about triangles, rectangles and more! Experiments included. Please select one session date to preregister. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Read In & Snacks

Belle Glade Branch
Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Grades 2-5. (60 min.) 
07/09

07/16
Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Grades 2-5. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Baby Play Date

Main Library
Invite your friends, enjoy playtime and conversation with other babies and caregivers.  Ages 3-12 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/09
Invite your friends, enjoy playtime and conversation with other babies and caregivers.  Ages 3-12 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

LEGO® Bricks & More

Main Library
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks, DUPLO® blocks, and other building materials. All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
07/02 Cancelled

07/09 Cancelled

07/23 Cancelled
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks, DUPLO® blocks, and other building materials. All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
07/02

07/09

07/16

07/23

07/30
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
Jul 2018

Sunday Cinema: Double Feature

Gardens Branch
Preregister. 
07/08"Murder on the Orient Express (1974)." ©Paramount Pictures. (128 min.)  PG 

07/15"Murder on the Orient Express (2017)." ©Twentieth Century Fox. (114 min.)  Shown with permission. PG-13 
Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Poetry & Music

West Boynton Branch
Meditate as South Florida Chinese Poetry Club recites poems accompanied by music. Poetry Writing workshop by award-winning poet, Stacie Kiner, to follow. Refreshments provided. (2 hr.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 26. 
07/08
Meditate as South Florida Chinese Poetry Club recites poems accompanied by music. Poetry Writing workshop by award-winning poet, Stacie Kiner, to follow. Refreshments provided. (2 hr.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 26. 
Jul 2018

The Drums of Noto Hanto by Fushu Daiko

Lantana Road Branch
In 1576, the people of Nabune, Japan cleverly saved their village by frightening the enemy away with masks, fires on the beach, and drums. Includes the science of sound, the language of Japanese taiko drumming, and learning rhythm patterns. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/08
In 1576, the people of Nabune, Japan cleverly saved their village by frightening the enemy away with masks, fires on the beach, and drums. Includes the science of sound, the language of Japanese taiko drumming, and learning rhythm patterns. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Family Fun

Greenacres Branch
Children and families are invited for a little bit of fun and games, a touch of music, and some arts and crafts. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/07
Children and families are invited for a little bit of fun and games, a touch of music, and some arts and crafts. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Teen Anime Club: Fan Art

Lantana Road Branch
Watch new anime or see some classics with your friends. Bring in your fan art to show off, then use our supplies to create new art. Snacks provided. Ages 13-17. Preregister. 
07/07
Watch new anime or see some classics with your friends. Bring in your fan art to show off, then use our supplies to create new art. Snacks provided. Ages 13-17. Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Crafternoon: Color Your Own Visor!

Belle Glade Branch
Use markers and your creativity to create a safari-themed visor. All ages. (60 min.) 
07/07
Use markers and your creativity to create a safari-themed visor. All ages. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

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.
07/07 (2.5 hr.) 

07/14Mini-Marathon. (4.5 hr.) 

07/21 (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.
Jul 2018

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. 
07/07

07/21
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided.  Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Acoustic Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
07/07
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2018

Reading Rockers!

Loula V. York Branch
Children practice reading skills with teen mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting. Applications available at the children's service desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/07

07/14

07/21
Children practice reading skills with teen mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting. Applications available at the children's service desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Collage Invasion 2018

Invasión de collage

Wellington Branch
Sábado, 07 de julio, 
1:30 pm

Learn to create a work of collage art! Mexican visual artist, Juan Pablo Chipe, will lead fun exercises followed by a discussion of already-made collages. Edades 7-12. Limite 20. Ages 7-12. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
07/07
Learn to create a work of collage art! Mexican visual artist, Juan Pablo Chipe, will lead fun exercises followed by a discussion of already-made collages. Edades 7-12. Limite 20. Ages 7-12. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
¡Aprenda a crear su propia obra de arte! Artista visual mexicano, Juan Pablo Chipe, dirige este taller a través de ejercicios prácticos finalizando con una charla sobre los collages elaborados! Edades 7-12. Limite 20. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
07/07
Jul 2018

Super Summer Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Stories and creative activities for children. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/07Reggae, Rhythm & Blues I.

07/14Reggae, Rhythm & Blues II.

07/21Rock On I.
Stories and creative activities for children. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Family Story Time: Potatoes

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Grab your tater tots and small fries for a story time with books, songs and a potato craft. Find out how your chip fared on its trip around our system! All ages. (30 min.) Preregister. 
07/07
Grab your tater tots and small fries for a story time with books, songs and a potato craft. Find out how your chip fared on its trip around our system! All ages. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

STEAM: Coding Basics

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games.  Ages 10-14. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/07

07/21
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games.  Ages 10-14. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Afrique: West African Dance Instruction

Glades Road Branch
Cardio meets culture in this beginning dance class presented by Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.  Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/07
Cardio meets culture in this beginning dance class presented by Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.  Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Yoga Power Hour

Main Library
Namaste! We will read a great book, power through some yoga poses and finish with a relaxing craft. Bring a mat or towel, and wear comfy clothes. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/07
Namaste! We will read a great book, power through some yoga poses and finish with a relaxing craft. Bring a mat or towel, and wear comfy clothes. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Wild West Stories

Wellington Branch
Cowboys, horses, rattlesnakes, oh my! Gather 'round for desert tales, songs and a craft. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/07
Cowboys, horses, rattlesnakes, oh my! Gather 'round for desert tales, songs and a craft. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.) Preregister. 
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

Toddler Art Time

Acreage Branch
Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (35 min.) 
07/07

07/21
Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (35 min.) 
Jul 2018

Babysitting 101

West Boynton Branch
PBC Fire Rescue answers your babysitting questions and instructs you on the basics of CPR and first aid. Ages 12 & up. (4 hr.) Preregister. 
07/07
PBC Fire Rescue answers your babysitting questions and instructs you on the basics of CPR and first aid. Ages 12 & up. (4 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/07

07/14

07/21

07/28
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Babysitting 101

West Boynton Branch
PBC Fire Rescue answers your babysitting questions and instructs you on the basics of CPR and first aid. Ages 10 & up. (4 hr.) Preregister. 
07/07
PBC Fire Rescue answers your babysitting questions and instructs you on the basics of CPR and first aid. Ages 10 & up. (4 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

This Is America

Acreage Branch
Celebrate America with the story, "How To Make A Cherry Pie and See the U.S.A.," by Marjorie Priceman followed by fun crafts and activities. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
07/06
Celebrate America with the story, "How To Make A Cherry Pie and See the U.S.A.," by Marjorie Priceman followed by fun crafts and activities. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/06
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. Limit 20. (45 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

Retro Movie Series

Lantana Road Branch
Classics from the '80s and '90s. Snacks provided. Ages 8 & up. Preregister. 
07/06"Annie." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (128 min.)  PG 

07/13"The Dark Crystal." ©Universal Pictures. (120 min.)  PG 

07/20"The Muppet Movie." ©Universal Pictures. (98 min.) 

07/27"The Jungle Book." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (78 min.) 
Classics from the '80s and '90s. Snacks provided. Ages 8 & up. Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Silver Screen Movie

West Boynton Branch
"Meredith Willson's 'The Music Man'." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (180 min.) For your comfort, we recommend you bring a sweater or light jacket.  Not rated.
07/06
"Meredith Willson's 'The Music Man'." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (180 min.) For your comfort, we recommend you bring a sweater or light jacket.  Not rated.
Jul 2018

Music Science

Main Library
Learn about the science behind music and musical instruments in this interactive upcycle make and take program! First come, first served. (45 min.) 
07/06

07/20
Learn about the science behind music and musical instruments in this interactive upcycle make and take program! First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jul 2018

Lantana Rocks

Lantana Road Branch
Sign up and earn points for this year's Summer Reading Program. "Rock out" to this year's theme and paint some rocks.  Limit 30. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/06
Sign up and earn points for this year's Summer Reading Program. "Rock out" to this year's theme and paint some rocks.  Limit 30. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

A Visit From Okeeheelee Nature Center: Scales & Tails

Main Library
Meet some of Florida's native reptiles and learn about their habitats. All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
07/06
Meet some of Florida's native reptiles and learn about their habitats. All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Musical Summer Showcase Registration

West Boynton Branch
Sign up for your timeslot to perform in our Summer Showcase. Any level of musical talent including vocal and instrumental.  Ages 5 & up.
07/02

07/03

07/05

07/06
Sign up for your timeslot to perform in our Summer Showcase. Any level of musical talent including vocal and instrumental.  Ages 5 & up.
Jul 2018

Writer’s Critique

Wellington Branch
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere.  (2 hr.) 
07/05
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere.  (2 hr.) 
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

Soccer World Cup Album Stamp Exchange!

West Boca Branch
Catch soccer fever and celebrate Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup with other young fans. Bring your album, if you have one, and trade stickers.  All ages. (45 min.) 
07/05
Catch soccer fever and celebrate Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup with other young fans. Bring your album, if you have one, and trade stickers.  All ages. (45 min.) 
Jul 2018

Wind Chimes

Wellington Branch
Make the wind come alive with the sound of music from these wind chimes.  Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/05
Make the wind come alive with the sound of music from these wind chimes.  Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Origami: Unfolding Fun

Acreage Branch
Learn the art of Japanese paper folding with cool origami models for all skill levels. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 
07/05
Learn the art of Japanese paper folding with cool origami models for all skill levels. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Libraries Rock: Movies With Music

Main Library
07/05"Thunder Soul." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (83 min.)  PG 

07/14"Pitch Perfect 3." ©Universal Pictures. (93 min.)  PG-13 

07/19"La La Land." ©Summit Entertainment. (128 min.)  PG-13 
Jul 2018

Movie Magic

West Boynton Branch
"A Wrinkle in Time." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 5 & up. Preregister. PG
07/05
"A Wrinkle in Time." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 5 & up. Preregister. PG
Jul 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/05

07/19
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) 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

LEGO® Bricks

Belle Glade Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) 
07/05
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) 

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