Activity Information
Dec 2018

Design a Card

West Boca Branch
Get crafty with us! Use our colorful paper, markers, crayons, pencils and stickers to make holiday, thank you, or any occasion cards for your family and friends. (60 min.) 
12/01
Get crafty with us! Use our colorful paper, markers, crayons, pencils and stickers to make holiday, thank you, or any occasion cards for your family and friends. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi is experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/01

12/08

12/15

12/22

12/29
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi is experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Slime Time!

Glades Road Branch
Using science, we’ll make different types of slime and vote for your favorite. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/30
Using science, we’ll make different types of slime and vote for your favorite. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Coding With Tech Toys: Circuits Snap Circuits® Arcade

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Ages 8-11. (75 min.) Preregister. 
11/30
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Ages 8-11. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

"Minecraft" Mania

Belle Glade Branch
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" using the Library's iPad or PS4. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/30
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" using the Library's iPad or PS4. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

The Voice of the Cello

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Cellist Kate Kayaian performs works by Bach, Hovhaness, Crumb, and Gianopoulos, leading you around the world to discover the soulful voice of her beloved instrument. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/30
Cellist Kate Kayaian performs works by Bach, Hovhaness, Crumb, and Gianopoulos, leading you around the world to discover the soulful voice of her beloved instrument. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Tech Time: Sphero

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Use our iPads to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code and make it move, make noises and more!  Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
11/30
Use our iPads to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code and make it move, make noises and more!  Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Nov 2018

Meet the Author: Nathaniel Osborn

Jupiter Branch
Nathaniel Osborn discusses his book, “Indian River Lagoon: An Environmental History,” a closer look at the most biologically diverse estuarine system in the United States and how it has become a chief focus of public concern in recent years. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/30
Nathaniel Osborn discusses his book, “Indian River Lagoon: An Environmental History,” a closer look at the most biologically diverse estuarine system in the United States and how it has become a chief focus of public concern in recent years. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
11/09"The Lego Ninjago Movie." ©Warner Bros. (90 min.)  PG 

11/16"Jumanji." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (105 min.)  PG 

11/30"The Nightmare Before Christmas." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (76 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Nov 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/16

11/30
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Books-To-Big-Screen

Acreage Branch
Preregister. 
11/29"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," by Stieg Larsson. Book chat. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) 

11/30"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (157 min.) Film viewing. Popcorn provided.
Preregister. 
Nov 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
11/02Venetian and Spanish Masters, c. 1740-1820. The Charms of 18th-Century French Painting. British Painting Comes of Age.  

11/09British and French Masters, c. 1785-1860. Impressionism in France. Post-Impressionism. 

11/30The Rise of French Art - Poussin and Claude. Flemish Masters - Rubens and Van Dyck. A Goldend Age of Spanish Painting. 
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Nov 2018

The Traveling Librarian Series: Cities of China

Lantana Road Branch
Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the United States and the world in this lecture series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/28Xi'an.

11/30Gui Lin.
Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the United States and the world in this lecture series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
11/30
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Story Yoga

Wellington Branch
Bring a mat or towel for your child to practice yoga poses as we read a story. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
11/29

11/30
Bring a mat or towel for your child to practice yoga poses as we read a story. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
Nov 2018

Teddy Bear Dance Time

Jupiter Branch
It's teddy time! We'll have stories, songs and crafts all about our cuddly friends. Please bring a small stuffed animal to use as your dance partner. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/30
It's teddy time! We'll have stories, songs and crafts all about our cuddly friends. Please bring a small stuffed animal to use as your dance partner. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants share and improve their craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
11/09

11/30
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants share and improve their craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Craft Night

Acreage Branch
Try out a few fun crafts at this relaxed event. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 
11/29
Try out a few fun crafts at this relaxed event. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 
Nov 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/08

11/29
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Suzy Hammer Presents Pumpkin Patty

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Celebrate Families Reading Together and good nutrition with Pumpkin Patty. This charming show is filled with fall tales, magic, comedy, and lots of pumpkins! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/29
Celebrate Families Reading Together and good nutrition with Pumpkin Patty. This charming show is filled with fall tales, magic, comedy, and lots of pumpkins! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Introduction to Braille

Glades Road Branch
Discover reading and writing Braille as we learn about this written language. Ages 7-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/29
Discover reading and writing Braille as we learn about this written language. Ages 7-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Cookie Book Club

Acreage Branch
Grab a copy of the book, "Rickshaw Girl," by Mitali Perkins. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Snacks provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
11/29
Grab a copy of the book, "Rickshaw Girl," by Mitali Perkins. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Snacks provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Nov 2018

STEAM Make & Discover

Belle Glade Branch
Create, play and learn. We'll experiment with ice pop sticks. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
11/29
Create, play and learn. We'll experiment with ice pop sticks. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Nov 2018

"Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids," by Carol McCloud

West Boca Branch
Learn how to become a bucket filler by showing kindness, appreciation, and love. Decorate your own miniature bucket. Grades K-3. Limit 17. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
11/29
Learn how to become a bucket filler by showing kindness, appreciation, and love. Decorate your own miniature bucket. Grades K-3. Limit 17. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Nov 2018

Too Good: Managing Emotions

Gardens Branch
We'll learn ways to handle stress. Session three of the "Too Good" series. Ages 5-13. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/29
We'll learn ways to handle stress. Session three of the "Too Good" series. Ages 5-13. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Diabetes Education

Jupiter Branch
Come for diabetes risk assessments, A1c tests (fasting not necessary), access to local educational resources, and free raffle prizes. Presented in partnership with the Diabetes Coalition of PBC. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
11/29
Come for diabetes risk assessments, A1c tests (fasting not necessary), access to local educational resources, and free raffle prizes. Presented in partnership with the Diabetes Coalition of PBC. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

The Norton Museum of Art Presents Community Art Talk

Tequesta 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. 
11/29
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. 
Nov 2018

Backgammon

Lantana Road Branch
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/29
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Sandra Bullock Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Enjoy these films featuring “America’s sweetheart,” Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock. 
11/15"A Time to Kill ." ©Warner Bros. (150 min.) 

11/29"Miss Congeniality." ©Warner Bros. (110 min.)  PG-13 
Enjoy these films featuring “America’s sweetheart,” Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock. 
Nov 2018

Adult Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Color pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Oct 23. 
11/29
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Color pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Oct 23. 
Nov 2018

Preserving Your Family Heritage: Scanning Images

Wellington Branch
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Call to make an appointment.
11/27

11/28

11/29
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Nov 2018

Awake & Singing: Plays From the American-Jewish Repertoire, Part 1

Glades Road Branch
Members of "Theatre Voices" will discuss the contribution of Jews to the American theater and act out scenes to illustrate. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/29
Members of "Theatre Voices" will discuss the contribution of Jews to the American theater and act out scenes to illustrate. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
11/01

11/08

11/15

11/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Toddler Sensory Stations

West Boynton Branch
Toddlers will rotate through a variety of stations, all to stimulate their senses and encourage them to explore. Ages 1-2. Limit 25. (40 min.) Preregister. 
11/29
Toddlers will rotate through a variety of stations, all to stimulate their senses and encourage them to explore. Ages 1-2. Limit 25. (40 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Gardens Branch
Need help with your shopping? Not sure what to buy? Use Consumer Reports online to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/29
Need help with your shopping? Not sure what to buy? Use Consumer Reports online to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 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.
11/08

11/13

11/15

11/20

11/27

11/29
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.
Nov 2018

Vegan Challenge

Glades Road Branch
Experiment with new microwaveable dishes in honor of world vegan month. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/28
Experiment with new microwaveable dishes in honor of world vegan month. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
11/07

11/14

11/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Nov 2018

Scrapbooking

Wellington Branch
Create a memory page to remember special events and those you love. Bring personal photos. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/28
Create a memory page to remember special events and those you love. Bring personal photos. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 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. (90 min.) 
11/07

11/14

11/28
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
Nov 2018

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
11/28
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Nov 2018

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Sign up for your 15 minutes with a furry listener. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
11/03

11/17

11/14

11/28
Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Sign up for your 15 minutes with a furry listener. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Suzy Hammer Presents Pumpkin Patty

West Boca Branch
Celebrate Families Reading Together and good nutrition with Pumpkin Patty. This charming show is filled with fall tales, magic, comedy, and lots of pumpkins! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/28
Celebrate Families Reading Together and good nutrition with Pumpkin Patty. This charming show is filled with fall tales, magic, comedy, and lots of pumpkins! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

After-School Math Club

Belle Glade Branch
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Snacks provided. Grades 3-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
11/14

11/28
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Snacks provided. Grades 3-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Nov 2018

CD Spinning Top

Wellington Branch
Come to decorate your own CD spinning top and stay to play! Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
11/28
Come to decorate your own CD spinning top and stay to play! Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Nov 2018

Computer Q & A

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Confused about aspects of computer and internet use? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/28
Confused about aspects of computer and internet use? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Book Discussion: "Apron Anxiety," by Alyssa Shelasky 

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/28
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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