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May 2018

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
05/01

05/08

05/15

05/22

05/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
May 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 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/15

05/29
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor, Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Coding Buddies

Gardens Branch
Once a week, children will work with a teen to learn the basics of code. Together they will code and play games to build a greater understanding of coding. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/01

05/08

05/15

05/22

05/29
Once a week, children will work with a teen to learn the basics of code. Together they will code and play games to build a greater understanding of coding. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) 
05/01

05/08

05/15

05/22

05/29
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) 
May 2018

Make Your Own Musical Instrument

Wellington Branch
Get a head start on the end of the school year celebrations by creating your own pair of maracas to cha-cha-cha your way out of the classroom.  Ages 5-12. Limit 40. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/29
Get a head start on the end of the school year celebrations by creating your own pair of maracas to cha-cha-cha your way out of the classroom.  Ages 5-12. Limit 40. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Society for Junior Explorers

Jupiter Branch
Our "Magic Tree House" is ready to transport you to different times and places to explore and learn. Bring your imagination and your love of adventure! Ages 7-10. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/08"Mummies in the Morning."

05/29"Pirates Past Noon."
Our "Magic Tree House" is ready to transport you to different times and places to explore and learn. Bring your imagination and your love of adventure! Ages 7-10. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Book Discussion: "American War," by Omar El Akkad 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/29
Copies available at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 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. 
05/08

05/15

05/22

05/29
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. 
May 2018

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world’s finest contemporary and classic poetry.  (75 min.) 
05/01

05/08

05/15

05/22

05/29
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world’s finest contemporary and classic poetry.  (75 min.) 
May 2018

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
A series of classes exploring different techniques and mediums where you can explore your artistic interests, get better and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/08Pastel Project.

05/22Mixed Media Project.

05/29Open Studio.

05/31Watercolor Project.
A series of classes exploring different techniques and mediums where you can explore your artistic interests, get better and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
05/01

05/08

05/15

05/22

05/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
May 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.
05/08

05/10

05/15

05/17

05/22

05/24

05/29

05/31
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.
May 2018

Book Chat: "Garden Spells," by Sarah Addison Allen 

Acreage Branch
Copies of the book are available for borrowing. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/27
Copies of the book are available for borrowing. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

LearningExpress: An Interactive Online Resource

Main Library
Prepare for the ACT®, SAT®, AP®, GED®, TASC and more. LearningExpress has interactive exams, career and résumé tips, computer tutorials and study guides.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/26
Prepare for the ACT®, SAT®, AP®, GED®, TASC and more. LearningExpress has interactive exams, career and résumé tips, computer tutorials and study guides.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Book Discussion: "See You in the Cosmos," by Jack Cheng 

Lantana Road Branch
Blast off into a big adventure with our new book club! Discuss the book, and then build our own spacecraft. Pick up a copy at the children's services desk. Ages 9-14. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/26
Blast off into a big adventure with our new book club! Discuss the book, and then build our own spacecraft. Pick up a copy at the children's services desk. Ages 9-14. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
05/08Word Games!

05/22Sequence.

05/26Game Day!
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Weekend Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
"Wonder Woman." ©Warner Bros. (141 min.) Refreshments provided. (2 hr.) PG-13
05/26
"Wonder Woman." ©Warner Bros. (141 min.) Refreshments provided. (2 hr.) PG-13
May 2018

Trivia Contest!

Lantana Road Branch
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/26
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Haitian Kite & Fanal Workshop

Belle Glade Branch
Try your hand at making a variety of traditional kites and fanals. Co-sponsored by the Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce. Snacks provided. All ages. (3 hr.) 
05/26
Try your hand at making a variety of traditional kites and fanals. Co-sponsored by the Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce. Snacks provided. All ages. (3 hr.) 
May 2018

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Young children and their parents are invited to share stories, music and creative activities. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/05In Praise of Moms I.

05/12In Praise of Moms II.

05/19Hats!

05/26Is it Summer Yet?
Young children and their parents are invited to share stories, music and creative activities. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües

Belle Glade Branch
Sábado, 12 de mayo, 
11:00 am

Sábado, 26 de mayo, 
11:00 am

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Todas las edades. All ages. (45 min.) 
05/12

05/26
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Todas las edades. All ages. (45 min.) 
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Todas las edades. (45 min.) 
05/12
05/26
May 2018

Saturday Morning Crafts

West Boca Branch
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available.  Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
05/26
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available.  Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
May 2018

Little Chefs: Grow It, Cook It! Watermelon Edition

Main Library
From planting seeds to enjoying tasty dishes, children will learn the process of planting, growing and cooking their very own food!  Ages 3-6. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/26
From planting seeds to enjoying tasty dishes, children will learn the process of planting, growing and cooking their very own food!  Ages 3-6. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/05

05/12

05/19

05/26
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Make and take lots of creative crafts.  Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/25
Make and take lots of creative crafts.  Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Tabletop Gaming

Jupiter Branch
Make new friends and play old favorites or try something new at our new board game club. Bring your own! (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/25
Make new friends and play old favorites or try something new at our new board game club. Bring your own! (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Story Art Club

Main Library
Art and literature are weaved seamlessly together in this class where students are exposed to different art techniques and diverse authors. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/11

05/25
Art and literature are weaved seamlessly together in this class where students are exposed to different art techniques and diverse authors. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Enjoy an afternoon of movie entertainment. Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12.
05/11"The Emoji Movie." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (86 min.)  PG 

05/18"Wonder." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (113 min.)  PG 

05/25"The LEGO Batman Movie." ©Warner Bros. (104 min.)  PG 
Enjoy an afternoon of movie entertainment. Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12.
May 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. 
05/04

05/25
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
05/25
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends.  Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 
05/17

05/24
Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends.  Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 
May 2018

Library Scavenger Hunt

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
On National Scavenger Hunt Day, we'll have a library-themed hunt in the children's and teen sections. Bring the whole family! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/24
On National Scavenger Hunt Day, we'll have a library-themed hunt in the children's and teen sections. Bring the whole family! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Volunteer Seminar

Main Library
Learn about the different places that teens can volunteer to earn their community service hours! Ages 12-17. Preregister. 
05/24
Learn about the different places that teens can volunteer to earn their community service hours! Ages 12-17. Preregister. 
May 2018

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
05/10

05/17

05/24

05/31
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
May 2018

Dance Party

Wellington Branch
Music, dance and fun. Celebrate the end of the school year and the beginning of summer fun! Refreshments provided. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/24
Music, dance and fun. Celebrate the end of the school year and the beginning of summer fun! Refreshments provided. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 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. 
05/24
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. 
May 2018

Gratitude Journaling

Jupiter Branch
Counselor Michelle Sembric demonstrates how gratitude journaling can lower your stress level, create calm in your life and help you grow in self-awareness.  Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/24
Counselor Michelle Sembric demonstrates how gratitude journaling can lower your stress level, create calm in your life and help you grow in self-awareness.  Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

Tequesta Branch
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the aroma and taste of Chinese tea. Material provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/24
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the aroma and taste of Chinese tea. Material provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Jewish Heritage Month Documentary

West Boynton Branch
"Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy." ©Athena. (84 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 24. Shown with permission. Not rated.
05/24
"Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy." ©Athena. (84 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 24. Shown with permission. Not rated.
May 2018

PBS Documentary

Glades Road Branch
"The Jewish Americans." ©PBS Home Video. (101 min.) Acclaimed filmmaker David Grubin traces 350 years of Jewish American history, from the arrival of the first Jews in 1654 up to present day. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
05/17"They Came to Stay."

05/24"The Best of Times, the Worst of Times." 

05/31"Home." 
"The Jewish Americans." ©PBS Home Video. (101 min.) Acclaimed filmmaker David Grubin traces 350 years of Jewish American history, from the arrival of the first Jews in 1654 up to present day. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
May 2018

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/03

05/10

05/17

05/24

05/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Mother’s Day Movie Marathon

West Boca Branch
05/03"Mermaids." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (115 min.)  PG-13 

05/10"The Joy Luck Club." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (140 min.) 

05/17"Freaky Friday." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (97 min.)  PG 

05/24"Because I Said So." ©Universal Pictures. (102 min.)  PG-13 

05/31"Mother's Day." ©Open Road Films. (118 min.)  PG-13 
May 2018

Bilingual Story Time

Cuentos bilingües y canciones

West Boynton Branch
Jueves, 24 de mayo, 
11:00 am

Dance, sing, play games and enjoy bilingual stories!  Edades 3-5. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
05/24
Dance, sing, play games and enjoy bilingual stories!  Edades 3-5. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Bailemos, cantemos, juguemos y disfrutemos de cuentos en español y ingles! Edades 3-5. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
05/24
May 2018

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Discover hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from anywhere you have an internet connection.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/24
Discover hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from anywhere you have an internet connection.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/03In Praise of Moms I.

05/10In Praise of Moms II.

05/17Hats!

05/24Is it Summer Yet?
Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Asistans pesonel an Kreyol

(Personal Assistance, in Creole)

Belle Glade Branch
Jedi, 03 Mè, tout jounen an
Jedi, 10 Mè, tout jounen an
Jedi, 17 Mè, tout jounen an
Jedi, 24 Mè, tout jounen an
Jedi, 31 Mè, tout jounen an
Bezwen èd pou itilize yon òdinatè, fè yon rezime, ranpli epi voye aplikasyon sou entènèt oswa itilize sit entènèt bibliyotèk. Plas yo limite. Premye vini, premye sèvi. (60 min.) Anregistre alavans.
05/03

05/10

05/17

05/24

05/31
Bezwen èd pou itilize yon òdinatè, fè yon rezime, ranpli epi voye aplikasyon sou entènèt oswa itilize sit entènèt bibliyotèk. Plas yo limite. Premye vini, premye sèvi. (60 min.) Anregistre alavans.
May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Month: Mental Health & the Criminal Court

Wellington Branch
Learn about how criminal cases are handled in the court system when an individual has a mental health condition. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/23
Learn about how criminal cases are handled in the court system when an individual has a mental health condition. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
05/02

05/09

05/16

05/23

05/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
May 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. (2 hr.) 
05/23
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. (2 hr.) 

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