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Activity Information
Jun 2018

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Stories and creative activities for children. 6/05, 6/07: Drum Roll I. 6/12, 6/14: Drum Roll II. 6/19, 6/21: All That Jazz I. 6/26, 6/28: All That Jazz II. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/05

06/07

06/12

06/12

06/14

06/19

06/19

06/21

06/26

06/26

06/28
Stories and creative activities for children. 6/05, 6/07: Drum Roll I. 6/12, 6/14: Drum Roll II. 6/19, 6/21: All That Jazz I. 6/26, 6/28: All That Jazz II. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Family Fun Night With Java Jam Joe

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Calling all musicians! Listen to some musical stories and make a simple instrument to play or sing along with the rock star of the night, Java Jam Joe!  Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/25
Calling all musicians! Listen to some musical stories and make a simple instrument to play or sing along with the rock star of the night, Java Jam Joe!  Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. 
06/04

06/11

06/18

06/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. 
Jun 2018

Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/25
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

"Minecraft" Mania

West Boynton Branch
Bring your own device or use the Library's iPad to play "Minecraft Pocket Edition."  Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/25
Bring your own device or use the Library's iPad to play "Minecraft Pocket Edition."  Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Harry Potter: Wizardry 101

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Summer term is in session at Hogwarts! Each week, take a different magical class with your fellow wizards.  Ages 10-17. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/04

06/11

06/18

06/25
Summer term is in session at Hogwarts! Each week, take a different magical class with your fellow wizards.  Ages 10-17. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Make-N-Take Crafts

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Stop in for a fun and casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available.  Ages 3-10. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
06/04

06/11

06/18

06/25
Stop in for a fun and casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available.  Ages 3-10. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jun 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.) 
06/04

06/08

06/11

06/18

06/22

06/25
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.) 
Jun 2018

Make & Take: Flextangles!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Flex your creative skills by designing your own paper fidget toys.  Ages 7 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/25
Flex your creative skills by designing your own paper fidget toys.  Ages 7 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Musical Tag Karaoke

Belle Glade Branch
It's musical chairs with a twist! Go around a circle of chairs, but once the music stops, be ready to sing like no one's listening. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) 
06/25
It's musical chairs with a twist! Go around a circle of chairs, but once the music stops, be ready to sing like no one's listening. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) 
Jun 2018

Music Therapy

Glades Road Branch
Learn how music therapy can promote relaxation, reduce anxiety and help with managing pain. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/25
Learn how music therapy can promote relaxation, reduce anxiety and help with managing pain. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Keep Calm & Color

Gardens Branch
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring. Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/25
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring. Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Maker Monday

Main Library
Space is limited. Preregister. 
06/04People Rock! Try your hand at rock painting.Ages  5-10.

06/11We Rock Bird Houses. Make a safe haven for your little, feathered friends.Ages  5-8.

06/18Rock the Casbah! Decorate your very own guitar and be a rock star.Ages  3-6.

06/25Rocky Cactus. These painted rock cactuses won't prick your fingers.Ages  5-10.
Space is limited. Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Dancerize your way with the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle. Learn new line dances to keep you movin’ and groovin’ all summer long.  Refreshments provided. Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/25
Dancerize your way with the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle. Learn new line dances to keep you movin’ and groovin’ all summer long.  Refreshments provided. Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Preschool Science Lab: Marvelous Music

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Clap your hands, stomp your feet, and dance to the beat as we explore the science of music. Experiments included, so dress for a mess!  Ages 3-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/11

06/25
Clap your hands, stomp your feet, and dance to the beat as we explore the science of music. Experiments included, so dress for a mess!  Ages 3-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): The Veteran's Certification & Verification Program

Lantana Road Branch
Government Contracting: An overview of the requirements needed to be compliant with the Department of Veteran Affairs Verification and Certification Program. (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
06/25
Government Contracting: An overview of the requirements needed to be compliant with the Department of Veteran Affairs Verification and Certification Program. (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
Jun 2018

Meet Children's Book Author: Nancy Krulik

Belle Glade Branch
The author discusses her new book series “Princess Pulverizer” via Skype. She is the creator of "Katie Kazoo," "George Brown, Class Clown," and "Magic Bone" series.  Grades 2-5. (45 min.) 
06/25
The author discusses her new book series “Princess Pulverizer” via Skype. She is the creator of "Katie Kazoo," "George Brown, Class Clown," and "Magic Bone" series.  Grades 2-5. (45 min.) 
Jun 2018

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
06/04

06/11

06/18

06/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Jun 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.) 
06/04

06/11

06/25
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks, DUPLO® blocks, and other building materials.  All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jun 2018

Book Chat: "The Light Between the Oceans," by M.L. Stedman 

Acreage Branch
Books available for borrowing. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/24
Books available for borrowing. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Sand Art

Lantana Road Branch
Explore your creative side with awesome sand art creations. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/24
Explore your creative side with awesome sand art creations. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Music by Laible Blu

Gardens Branch
Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/24
Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Guitar 101

Loula V. York Branch
Learn about a variety of string instruments, and even play a few at this music workshop! Ages 7-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/23
Learn about a variety of string instruments, and even play a few at this music workshop! Ages 7-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Book Club: "Wishtree," by Katherine Applegate 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the children's services desk.  Ages 9-14. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/23
Copies available at the children's services desk.  Ages 9-14. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Organize your photos and record your memories using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
06/23
Organize your photos and record your memories using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Greenacres Branch
Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Create a "Paws to Read" log to track your summer reading. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/23
Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Create a "Paws to Read" log to track your summer reading. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Movie Magic

West Boynton Branch
"Coco." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 4 & up. Preregister. PG
06/23
"Coco." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 4 & up. Preregister. PG
Jun 2018

Crafternoon: Suncatchers

Belle Glade Branch
Paint a beautiful suncatcher to hang at home and let the sun shine through.  All ages. (60 min.) 
06/23
Paint a beautiful suncatcher to hang at home and let the sun shine through.  All ages. (60 min.) 
Jun 2018

In Concert: Robert Ross

West Boca Branch
Robert Ross, the award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, jazz, rock, soul and New Orleans gumbo. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/23
Robert Ross, the award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, jazz, rock, soul and New Orleans gumbo. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Royal-Tea Party

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Imagine yourself all dressed up, walking a red carpet to have afternoon tea with royalty! Make a beautiful craft to wear, and play games like tea bag toss. Refreshments provided. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/23
Imagine yourself all dressed up, walking a red carpet to have afternoon tea with royalty! Make a beautiful craft to wear, and play games like tea bag toss. Refreshments provided. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Let's Play! Board Games & Puzzles

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Socialize over games and puzzles! Board games, both old and new, and puzzles will be provided, or bring your own.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
06/12 (90 min.) 

06/23 (2 hr.) 

06/26 (90 min.) 
Socialize over games and puzzles! Board games, both old and new, and puzzles will be provided, or bring your own.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Jun 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 services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/09

06/16

06/23

06/30
Children practice reading skills with teen mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting. Applications available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
06/02 (2.5 hr.) 

06/09 (2.5 hr.) 

06/16Mini-Marathon. (4.5 hr.) 

06/23 (2.5 hr.) 

06/30 (2.5 hr.) 
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
Jun 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. 
06/23
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. 
Jun 2018

Super Summer Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/09Drum Roll I.

06/16Drum Roll II.

06/23All That Jazz I.

06/30All That Jazz II.
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

STEM-Coding Basics

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities.  Ages 10-14. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/09

06/23
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities.  Ages 10-14. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Readers Rock With Brent Gregory!

Lantana Road Branch
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/23
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Saturday Morning Movie

Greenacres Branch
"Rock Dog." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (90 min.) Preregister. PG
06/23
"Rock Dog." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (90 min.) Preregister. PG
Jun 2018

Little Chefs: Grow It, Cook It! Cantaloupe Edition

Main Library
From planting seeds to enjoying tasty dishes, learn about the process of planting, growing and cooking your very own food! Snacks provided. Ages 3-6. Space is limited. Preregister. 
06/23
From planting seeds to enjoying tasty dishes, learn about the process of planting, growing and cooking your very own food! Snacks provided. Ages 3-6. Space is limited. Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Toddler Art Time

Acreage Branch
Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for your tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (30 min.) 
06/09

06/23
Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for your tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (30 min.) 
Jun 2018

Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Start with stories and songs. Take a break and come back and play. Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister. 
06/23
Start with stories and songs. Take a break and come back and play. Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

PBC Horticultural Extension: Preparing Your Yard & Community for Storms

Wellington Branch
Extension Agent, Laurie Albrecht, will teach simple steps you can take to help protect your landscape. Receive a voucher for two three-gallon native plants. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/23
Extension Agent, Laurie Albrecht, will teach simple steps you can take to help protect your landscape. Receive a voucher for two three-gallon native plants. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (90 min.) 
06/02

06/09

06/16

06/23
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (90 min.) 
Jun 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. Limit 15. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
06/08

06/22
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. Limit 15. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jun 2018

Love Is a Rainbow

Acreage Branch
Celebrate LGBT Pride Month with stories of love between family, friends, kids and pets. Make a rainbow suncatcher and eat a rainbow sprinkle cookie, too. Snacks provided. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) 
06/22
Celebrate LGBT Pride Month with stories of love between family, friends, kids and pets. Make a rainbow suncatcher and eat a rainbow sprinkle cookie, too. Snacks provided. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) 
Jun 2018

Shrinky Dink Guitar Picks

Glades Road Branch
Create your own guitar pick! We’ll draw on plastic and then watch it change right before our eyes.  Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/22
Create your own guitar pick! We’ll draw on plastic and then watch it change right before our eyes.  Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

PBC Horticultural Extension: Preparing Your Yard & Community for Storms

Greenacres Branch
Extension Agent, Laurie Albrecht, will teach simple steps you can take to help protect your landscape. Receive a voucher for two three-gallon native plants. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/22
Extension Agent, Laurie Albrecht, will teach simple steps you can take to help protect your landscape. Receive a voucher for two three-gallon native plants. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

40th Anniversary Movie

Royal Palm Beach Branch
"Grease." ©Paramount Pictures. (110 min.) PG
06/22
"Grease." ©Paramount Pictures. (110 min.) PG
Jun 2018

Retro Movie Series

Lantana Road Branch
Classics from the '80s and '90s. Snacks provided. Ages 8 & up. Preregister. 
06/08"Raiders of the Lost Ark." ©Paramount Pictures. (115 min.)  PG 

06/15"The NeverEnding Story." ©Warner Bros. (94 min.)  PG 

06/22"Back to the Future." ©Universal Pictures. (116 min.)  PG 

06/29"Labyrinth." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (101 min.)  PG 
Classics from the '80s and '90s. Snacks provided. Ages 8 & up. Preregister. 

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