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Activity Information
Oct 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.) 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24

10/31
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
Oct 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.
10/02

10/03

10/10

10/16

10/17

10/23

10/24

10/30

10/31
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.
Oct 2018

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.) 
10/23
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
Oct 2018

Cardboard Car Drive-In

Greenacres Branch
Transform cardboard boxes into cool, kid-friendly cars and park in front of the big screen to watch the show! Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
Transform cardboard boxes into cool, kid-friendly cars and park in front of the big screen to watch the show! Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Skype With Author & Illustrator Fred Koehler

Tequesta Branch
Camp in with author and illustrator of "Flashlight Night" and "Super Jumbo." Bring questions. S'mores and hot cocoa served.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
10/23
Camp in with author and illustrator of "Flashlight Night" and "Super Jumbo." Bring questions. S'mores and hot cocoa served.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

PBC Bar Association Presents Landlord/Tenant Law

West Boynton Branch
Learn the rights and responsibilities of the landlord/tenant and court procedures in a lawsuit.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
Learn the rights and responsibilities of the landlord/tenant and court procedures in a lawsuit.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23

10/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Introduction to the LearningExpress: An Interactive Online Resource

Lantana Road Branch
Prepare for the ACT®, SAT®, AP®, GED®, TASC and more using interactive exams, career and résumé tips, computer tutorials and study guides. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
Prepare for the ACT®, SAT®, AP®, GED®, TASC and more using interactive exams, career and résumé tips, computer tutorials and study guides. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 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. 
10/02 Cancelled

10/09

10/16

10/23
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 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. 
10/02 Cancelled

10/09

10/16

10/23
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Art a la Carte

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Stretch your creativity as we explore different materials to create process-based art projects. This is all about having fun and exploring with less. All ages. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
Stretch your creativity as we explore different materials to create process-based art projects. This is all about having fun and exploring with less. All ages. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Success Starts Here

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23
Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Book & Film Discussion: "Goosebumps," by R.L. Stine 

Belle Glade Branch
"Goosebumps." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (103 min.) Read any book in the series that inspired the movie and share your thoughts with the group. Copies available in the children's services section and online. Snacks provided. (2 hr.) PG
10/23
"Goosebumps." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (103 min.) Read any book in the series that inspired the movie and share your thoughts with the group. Copies available in the children's services section and online. Snacks provided. (2 hr.) PG
Oct 2018

Coding With Tech Toys: Bee-Bots®

West Boca Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 5 & up. Limit 16. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
10/23
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 5 & up. Limit 16. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23

10/30
Come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Oct 2018

Squish It!

Lantana Road Branch
Make your own stress balls using a variety of materials. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
Make your own stress balls using a variety of materials. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 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.) 
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23

10/30
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.) 
Oct 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/02

10/16

10/23

10/30
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Medicare 101

Glades Road Branch
Join SHINE as they cover the five parts of Medicare, and deciding between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
Join SHINE as they cover the five parts of Medicare, and deciding between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Genealogy & the U.S. Decennial Census of Population

Jupiter Branch
Learn how to find and trace your families and communities over generations by searching and analyzing primary records created for the 1790-1950 censuses. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
Learn how to find and trace your families and communities over generations by searching and analyzing primary records created for the 1790-1950 censuses. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Art for Adults: Beginner's Series

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/09Lines, Shapes and Sketching.

10/16Contour and Dimension.

10/23Shading.

10/30Charcoal Still-life.
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23

10/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Oct 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.
10/02

10/04

10/09

10/11

10/16

10/18

10/23

10/25
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.
Oct 2018

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-3. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/02In Praise of Autumn I.

10/16Everything Pumpkin I.

10/23Everything Pumpkin II.

10/30Happy Halloween!
Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-3. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Medicare Part C

Royal Palm Beach Branch
This presentation provides a broad overview of Medicare, and how Part C fits into the Medicare Path Framework.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
This presentation provides a broad overview of Medicare, and how Part C fits into the Medicare Path Framework.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Campfire Stories to Tell in the Dark

Lantana Road Branch
Tell your own spooky tales while munching on s'mores! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/22
Tell your own spooky tales while munching on s'mores! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/01

10/15

10/22

10/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Haunted House Rehearsal

Glades Road Branch
Bring your most creative and spooky ideas for our Haunted House to be held Mon, Oct 29.  Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/22
Bring your most creative and spooky ideas for our Haunted House to be held Mon, Oct 29.  Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Pumpkin Painting

West Boynton Branch
Spooky or sparkly? You decide when painting your own pumpkin. Dress appropriately. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/22
Spooky or sparkly? You decide when painting your own pumpkin. Dress appropriately. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Teen HorrorFest

Belle Glade Branch
Popcorn provided. Grades 5-12.
10/15"A Quiet Place." ©Paramount Pictures. (90 min.)  PG-13 

10/22"The Others." ©Miramax. (100 min.)  PG-13 

10/29"Poltergeist." ©Warner Bros. (114 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Grades 5-12.
Oct 2018

Kids Coloring Club: Not-So-Spooky

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice your fine-motor skills with worksheets and coloring sheets guaranteed to get you in the mood for the season. Personal coloring books welcome. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/22
Practice your fine-motor skills with worksheets and coloring sheets guaranteed to get you in the mood for the season. Personal coloring books welcome. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Pumpkin Painting

West Boynton Branch
Spooky or sparkly? You decide when decorating your very own pumpkin. Dress appropriately.  Ages 6-11. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/22
Spooky or sparkly? You decide when decorating your very own pumpkin. Dress appropriately.  Ages 6-11. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

After-School Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/01

10/15

10/22

10/29
Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 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.) 
10/22
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.) 
Oct 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.) 
10/01 Cancelled

10/15 Cancelled

10/22 Cancelled

10/29 Cancelled
Students can get one-on-one assistance with homework by a library staff member. Grades K-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Crafternoon: Pumpkin Painting

West Boynton Branch
Spooky or sparkly? You decide when painting your own pumpkin. Dress appropriately. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/22
Spooky or sparkly? You decide when painting your own pumpkin. Dress appropriately. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Hurricane Harmonizers

Glades Road Branch
Join us for a performance by this all-male chorus singing in barbershop harmony. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/22
Join us for a performance by this all-male chorus singing in barbershop harmony. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/01

10/15

10/22

10/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
10/22
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Medicare 101

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Join SHINE as they cover the five parts of Medicare, and deciding between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/22
Join SHINE as they cover the five parts of Medicare, and deciding between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
10/01

10/15

10/22

10/29
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
Oct 2018

Family Movie

Lantana Road Branch
"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.) Snacks provided. All ages. Preregister. PG
10/21"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 
"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.) Snacks provided. All ages. Preregister. PG
Oct 2018

Dominoes

Gardens Branch
Learn the game and play. Refreshments provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/21
Learn the game and play. Refreshments provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Belle Glade Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
10/06

10/20
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Introduction to the Foundation Grants to Individuals Online Resource

Lantana Road Branch
Searchable online resource devoted to foundations that provide funding for individuals, including educational, arts and cultural support. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/20
Searchable online resource devoted to foundations that provide funding for individuals, including educational, arts and cultural support. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Poetry Writing Workshop

Loula V. York Branch
Create your own poetry for pleasure and learn how to submit poems to the Palm Beach Poetry Festival's Teen Poetry Contest. Snacks provided. Ages 14-18. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/06

10/20
Create your own poetry for pleasure and learn how to submit poems to the Palm Beach Poetry Festival's Teen Poetry Contest. Snacks provided. Ages 14-18. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Teen Wii U Gaming

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Meet your friends for some Wii gaming and tabletop games. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/20
Meet your friends for some Wii gaming and tabletop games. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Jupiter Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/20
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

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. 
10/20
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided.  (2 hr.) Preregister. 

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