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Activity Information
Jun 2018

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Get artsy in our fun and creative toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
06/22
Get artsy in our fun and creative toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Teen Movie

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
"Star Wars: The Last Jedi." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (152 min.) Lightsaber not required for entrance. Snacks provided. Ages 13-18. Preregister. PG-13
06/22
"Star Wars: The Last Jedi." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (152 min.) Lightsaber not required for entrance. Snacks provided. Ages 13-18. Preregister. PG-13
Jun 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.) 
06/08

06/22
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.) 
Jun 2018

Book Discussion: "A Visit From the Goon Squad," by Jennifer Egan 

Jupiter Branch
Led by Donna Gruber Adair. Copies available at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/22
Led by Donna Gruber Adair. Copies available at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Library Rocks Musicals

West Boynton Branch
"The Sound of Music Live." ©Universal Pictures. (180 min.) Popcorn provided. Preregister, beginning Tue, May 22. G
06/22
"The Sound of Music Live." ©Universal Pictures. (180 min.) Popcorn provided. Preregister, beginning Tue, May 22. G
Jun 2018

Meet the Authors

Wellington Branch
Meet children's book authors Alex Watson, Isabella Watson and Victoria DiSorbo.  All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/22
Meet children's book authors Alex Watson, Isabella Watson and Victoria DiSorbo.  All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Kindergarten Readiness

Preparación de kindergarten

Lantana Road Branch
Viernes, 08 de junio, 
10:30 am

Viernes, 15 de junio, 
10:30 am

Viernes, 22 de junio, 
10:30 am

Viernes, 29 de junio, 
10:30 am

We focus on the skills to know before entering kindergarten. It is recommended to attend all weekly sessions. Edades 4-5. Cupo limitado. Ages 4-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
06/08

06/15

06/22

06/29
We focus on the skills to know before entering kindergarten. It is recommended to attend all weekly sessions. Edades 4-5. Cupo limitado. Ages 4-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Clases centradas en habilidades necesarias para entrar en Kindergarten. Requiere asistencia a ocho clases. Edades 4-5. Cupo limitado. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
06/08
06/15
06/22
06/29
Jun 2018

Bilingual Story Time

Cuentos bilingües y canciones

West Boynton Branch
Viernes, 22 de junio, 
10:15 am

Dance, sing, play games and enjoy bilingual stories!  Edades 2-4. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
06/22
Dance, sing, play games and enjoy bilingual stories!  Edades 2-4. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Bailemos, cantemos, juguemos y disfrutemos de cuentos en español y ingles. Edades 2-4. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
06/22
Jun 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. 
06/08

06/22
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. 
Jun 2018

Social Media Monitoring for Teens & Preteens

Gardens Branch
E-commerce instructor Rajeeya Madinah presents helpful ways to effectively detect, monitor and restrict what you are exposed to.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/21
E-commerce instructor Rajeeya Madinah presents helpful ways to effectively detect, monitor and restrict what you are exposed to.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Broadway Bookclub

West Boynton Branch
Enjoy pizza and all things Hamilton, with a discussion of the Broadway show and "Alex & Eliza" by Melissa de la Cruz. Pick up a copy at the Children’s services desk.  Ages 12-18. (60 min.) 
06/21
Enjoy pizza and all things Hamilton, with a discussion of the Broadway show and "Alex & Eliza" by Melissa de la Cruz. Pick up a copy at the Children’s services desk.  Ages 12-18. (60 min.) 
Jun 2018

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Learn crochet fundamentals and socialize while you work. Share your ideas and knowledge. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 
06/14

06/21
Learn crochet fundamentals and socialize while you work. Share your ideas and knowledge. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 
Jun 2018

Cookie Book Club

Acreage Branch
Step 1: Grab a copy of the book, "My Name Is María Isabel," by Alma Flor Ada. Step 2: Read it. Step 3: Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Snacks provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
06/21
Step 1: Grab a copy of the book, "My Name Is María Isabel," by Alma Flor Ada. Step 2: Read it. Step 3: Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Snacks provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Jun 2018

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/12

06/13

06/14

06/19

06/20

06/21

06/26

06/27

06/28
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

"Harry Potter" Painting

Wellington Branch
Create magical artwork inspired by the famous wizard.  Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/21
Create magical artwork inspired by the famous wizard.  Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Fire Safety for Kids

Glades Road Branch
Learn about fire safety and see a PBC Fire Rescue truck, if there is no emergency.  Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/21
Learn about fire safety and see a PBC Fire Rescue truck, if there is no emergency.  Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Music, Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the taste of Chinese tea and the background of Chinese music. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, May 22. 
06/21
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the taste of Chinese tea and the background of Chinese music. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, May 22. 
Jun 2018

Tween Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Chess is awesome and fun! Players are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Bring a friend. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/07

06/21
Chess is awesome and fun! Players are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Bring a friend. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Readers Rock With Brent Gregory!

Jupiter Branch
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/21
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Book Discussion: "Chronicles: Volume One," by Bob Dylan  

Gardens Branch
Led by Donna Gruber Adair.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/21
Led by Donna Gruber Adair.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Glades Road Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/21
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Emergency Department or Urgent Care

Wellington Branch
Dr. Adam Bromberg, Medical Director, Emergency Department at Wellington Regional Medical Center will speak about how to decide between emergency or urgent care. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/21
Dr. Adam Bromberg, Medical Director, Emergency Department at Wellington Regional Medical Center will speak about how to decide between emergency or urgent care. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/07

06/21
Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Pokémon Club

Acreage Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.) 
06/21
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.) 
Jun 2018

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/07

06/14

06/21

06/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Jueves, 07 de junio, 
2:00 pm

Jueves, 21 de junio, 
2:00 pm

Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
06/07

06/21
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
06/07
06/21
Jun 2018

Homestead Asset Protection Seminar

Lantana Road Branch
Jennifer Gomez will discuss Homestead Asset Protection including requirements for creditor protection. All ages. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/21
Jennifer Gomez will discuss Homestead Asset Protection including requirements for creditor protection. All ages. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Tween Tech Thursday

Main Library
We are breaking out some exciting tech for our tweens! Explore circuits, bots, and other tech toys. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/07LEGO® Engineering: power up your engineering skills!

06/14Tech Toys: a hands-on experience with the latest gadgets.

06/21"Minecraft" Crafternoon: create with other Minecrafters!

06/28Tech Toys: a hands-on experience with the latest gadgets.
We are breaking out some exciting tech for our tweens! Explore circuits, bots, and other tech toys. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Fancy Fingers: Nail Art

Belle Glade Branch
Bring a friend to practice various nail art trends. Get ideas from books and online. Supplies provided.  Grades 5-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/21
Bring a friend to practice various nail art trends. Get ideas from books and online. Supplies provided.  Grades 5-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Preregister. 
06/14"Call Me By Your Name," by Andre Aciman. Book discussion. Return on 6/21 to see the film adaptation. (60 min.) 

06/21"Call Me By Your Name." ©Sony Pictures Classics. (132 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2.5 hr.) Shown with permission. 
Preregister. 
Jun 2018

English Exchange

Belle Glade 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.) 
06/07

06/14

06/21

06/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 10. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
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

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.
06/05

06/07

06/12

06/14

06/19

06/21

06/26

06/28
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.
Jun 2018

Socrates Café

Gardens Branch
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/20
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

English Exchange

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

06/13

06/20

06/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Jun 2018

Book Discussion: "Strings Attached," by Joanne Lipman & Melanie Kupchynsky

Wellington Branch
Copies available at the research service desk.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/20
Copies available at the research service desk.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Writers Reading Open Mic

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Writers are invited to share their work or come just to listen. Preferred reading length is less than five minutes/750 words and of a family-friendly subject. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/20 Cancelled
Writers are invited to share their work or come just to listen. Preferred reading length is less than five minutes/750 words and of a family-friendly subject. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Acreage Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) 
06/20
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) 
Jun 2018

Summer Game Nights

Acreage Branch
Enjoy special summer gaming with friends at our tabletop role-playing games, PS4 multiplayer games, and unusual new card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2.5 hr.) 
06/06

06/13

06/20

06/27Featuring: Oculus Rift.
Enjoy special summer gaming with friends at our tabletop role-playing games, PS4 multiplayer games, and unusual new card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2.5 hr.) 
Jun 2018

Family Fun Night: Jam Session

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Calling all musicians! We'll start the night with an instrument craft, then play or sing along to some favorite songs with our jam leader, Joe Crisco. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/20
Calling all musicians! We'll start the night with an instrument craft, then play or sing along to some favorite songs with our jam leader, Joe Crisco. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Song Jeopardy

Wellington Branch
Do you belt out songs at the top of your lungs? Team up and see who is the king and queen of music lyric trivia.  Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (60 min.) 
06/20
Do you belt out songs at the top of your lungs? Team up and see who is the king and queen of music lyric trivia.  Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (60 min.) 
Jun 2018

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
Learn the hottest hip hop dance moves with local dance instructor Devyn Collins, in this eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing.  Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/06

06/13

06/20

06/27
Learn the hottest hip hop dance moves with local dance instructor Devyn Collins, in this eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing.  Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Parent Power Hours!

Loula V. York Branch
Parents of children entering first grade enjoy supportive discussions with reading coaches. Children, ages 3 & up, enjoy story times with special visitors. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) Call Bridges at Pahokee 561-924-9224 to preregister. 
06/06

06/13

06/20

06/27
Parents of children entering first grade enjoy supportive discussions with reading coaches. Children, ages 3 & up, enjoy story times with special visitors. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) Call Bridges at Pahokee 561-924-9224 to preregister. 
Jun 2018

LEGO® Bricks

West Boynton Branch
Build, imagine, and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/06

06/13

06/20

06/27
Build, imagine, and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Video Game Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics.  Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/13

06/20
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics.  Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch

Sign up for this four-session course facilitated by award-winning poet, Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, May 24. 
06/13

06/20

06/27

07/11
Sign up for this four-session course facilitated by award-winning poet, Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, May 24. 
Jun 2018

STEAM: Musical Mechanics

Tequesta Branch
Listen to music and learn the history and engineering of the instrument of the week. Build or decorate your own to take home.  Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/06

06/13

06/20

06/27
Listen to music and learn the history and engineering of the instrument of the week. Build or decorate your own to take home.  Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Learn the basics of chess and polish your skills. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) 
06/06

06/13

06/20

06/27
Learn the basics of chess and polish your skills. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) 
Jun 2018

Bead Blast

Acreage Branch
Any bracelet can be a friendship bracelet if you give it to your BFF. Make your own to keep or share with a friend using our collection of cool beads. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 
06/20
Any bracelet can be a friendship bracelet if you give it to your BFF. Make your own to keep or share with a friend using our collection of cool beads. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 

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