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Sep 2018

STEAM: Art + Math = Mathterpieces

Tequesta Branch
Each week use a different math concept in art to create a masterpiece. Ages 6-12. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/05

09/12

09/19

09/26
Each week use a different math concept in art to create a masterpiece. Ages 6-12. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
09/05

09/12

09/19

09/26
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Sep 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Wellington Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
09/12
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Sep 2018

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Responding to Government Solicitations

Gardens Branch
Develop marketing techniques, search for proposal opportunities, and construct a winning bid (RFP &RFQ). (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
09/12
Develop marketing techniques, search for proposal opportunities, and construct a winning bid (RFP &RFQ). (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
Sep 2018

The STEAM Team

Jupiter Branch
Each week the STEAM team will feature fun and educational activities in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Grades 1-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/05

09/12

09/19

09/26
Each week the STEAM team will feature fun and educational activities in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Grades 1-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Recursos gratis para aprender ingles

(Free Resources to Learn English, in Spanish)

Greenacres Branch
Miércoles, 12 de septiembre, 
2:30 pm

Aprenda cómo utilizar las siguientes herramientas, Basic ESL y Transparent Language, para adquirir destrezas del idioma ingles desde su hogar o en la biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/12
Aprenda cómo utilizar las siguientes herramientas, Basic ESL y Transparent Language, para adquirir destrezas del idioma ingles desde su hogar o en la biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Sep 2018

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/05

09/12

09/19

09/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Paper Crafts: Papel Picado

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn the art of Mexican paper cutting while making a handmade note card. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/12
Learn the art of Mexican paper cutting while making a handmade note card. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Painting Program: Exploring Watercolor

West Boca Branch
Explore one of the most beautiful and versatile mediums in art and create your own original watercolor masterpiece. All materials provided. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/12
Explore one of the most beautiful and versatile mediums in art and create your own original watercolor masterpiece. All materials provided. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 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. 
09/12
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. 
Sep 2018

Chinese Medicine

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn the basics of Chinese medicine and how it is used in our modern medical system. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/12
Learn the basics of Chinese medicine and how it is used in our modern medical system. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Adult Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Preregister, beginning Tue, Aug 21. 
09/12
Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Preregister, beginning Tue, Aug 21. 
Sep 2018

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
09/05

09/12

09/19

09/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2018

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 10. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
09/05

09/12

09/19

09/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 10. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2018

Baby Doll Play

Lantana Road Branch
Bathe, dress, feed and care for our baby dolls. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/12
Bathe, dress, feed and care for our baby dolls. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 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.) 
09/05

09/12

09/19

09/26
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
Sep 2018

Getting Started With Ancestry Library Edition

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn how to access and navigate one of the most popular online resources for researching your family tree. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/12
Learn how to access and navigate one of the most popular online resources for researching your family tree. (60 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

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
09/11
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
Sep 2018

Anime

Acreage Branch
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
09/11
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2018

Musical Performance: Latin Women in Music

Cantantes latinoamericanas, su música e historia

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Martes, 11 de septiembre, 
6:30 pm

Vocalist Alexandra Marie will perform beloved melodies that pay tribute to female composers and singers. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
09/11
Vocalist Alexandra Marie will perform beloved melodies that pay tribute to female composers and singers. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Alexandra Marie interpretará canciones en homenaje a compositoras y cantantes latinoamericanas, incluyendo a Mercy Ferrer, Silvia Rexach y más. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/11
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
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

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

Color With Me, Grandma or Grandpa

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Grandparents have been coloring with grandkids since the dawn of crayons. Celebrate Grandparents Day using specially designed projects. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Grandparents have been coloring with grandkids since the dawn of crayons. Celebrate Grandparents Day using specially designed projects. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Pioneer Kids & You

Glades Road Branch
Learn what it was like to be a kid in Boca Raton in the early 1900s with historic artifacts and homemade butter! Presented by the Boca Raton Historical Society. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Learn what it was like to be a kid in Boca Raton in the early 1900s with historic artifacts and homemade butter! Presented by the Boca Raton Historical Society. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Spanish Club for Niños!

West Boynton Branch
Packed with songs, rhymes, jokes and tongue twisters. For any level Spanish, native to novice. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Packed with songs, rhymes, jokes and tongue twisters. For any level Spanish, native to novice. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

A Visit From Daggerwing Nature Center

West Boca Branch
Learn about alligators featuring a baby alligator. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Learn about alligators featuring a baby alligator. Ages 5 & up. (45 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

Ukulele Fever With Gary

Jupiter Branch
New to ukulele? Learn to tune, practice basic chords and strumming. Bring your ukulele. No uke - no problem! We have a limited number available for use. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
New to ukulele? Learn to tune, practice basic chords and strumming. Bring your ukulele. No uke - no problem! We have a limited number available for use. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
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

Cooking the Books: "Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes From My Corner of the South," by Vivian Howard 

West Boca Branch
Books available at the research services desk. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Books available at the research services desk. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
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

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours

Glades Road Branch
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Responding to Government Solicitations

Belle Glade Branch
Develop marketing techniques, search for proposal opportunities, and construct a winning bid (RFP & RFQ).  (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Develop marketing techniques, search for proposal opportunities, and construct a winning bid (RFP & RFQ).  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! (90 min.) Preregister. 
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

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. Group meets independently in the library on Tue, Sep 25, 1:30 pm. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. Group meets independently in the library on Tue, Sep 25, 1:30 pm. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Mini Scrapbooking Album

Lantana Road Branch
Create an interactive mini-album to display a few of your favorite summer memories. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Create an interactive mini-album to display a few of your favorite summer memories. Limit 16. (90 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

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

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

Mindful Art

Lantana Road Branch
Play games, create mindful art and learn breathing techniques. Ages 8-11. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/10
Play games, create mindful art and learn breathing techniques. Ages 8-11. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Movie Magic

West Boynton Branch
"Sherlock Gnomes." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 4 & up. Preregister. PG
09/10
"Sherlock Gnomes." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 4 & up. Preregister. PG
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

Kids Coloring Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring by practicing your fine-motor skills with worksheets and coloring sheets provided. Personal coloring books welcome. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/10
Enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring by practicing your fine-motor skills with worksheets and coloring sheets provided. Personal coloring books welcome. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
The World of Biblical Israel.  Life in Exile, Life in Judah. Literacy and Education.(60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
09/10
The World of Biblical Israel.  Life in Exile, Life in Judah. Literacy and Education.(60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.

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