Activity Information
Nov 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boynton Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. 
11/12Ages 9 & up. (90 min.) 

11/16Ages 9 & up. (90 min.) 

11/17All ages. (2 hr.) 
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. 
Nov 2018

Teen Advisory Council (TAC)

Glades Road Branch
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events and brainstorm new ideas. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/17
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events and brainstorm new ideas. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
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

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/03

11/10

11/17

11/24
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

November Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Create lots of beautiful crafts to welcome the season. Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/16
Create lots of beautiful crafts to welcome the season. Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Fantastic Beasts of Florida

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Come face-to-face with “fantastic beasts” that are native to Florida with Okeeheelee Nature Center. Learn why these animals are so important to our ecosystem. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/16
Come face-to-face with “fantastic beasts” that are native to Florida with Okeeheelee Nature Center. Learn why these animals are so important to our ecosystem. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

After-School Gaming

Belle Glade Branch
Drop by for Wii and PS4 multiplayer games. Ages 7 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/16
Drop by for Wii and PS4 multiplayer games. Ages 7 & up. First come, first served. (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

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
11/16
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
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

Diabetes Education

Belle Glade 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. 
11/16
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

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Learn How to Startup Your Business

Glades Road Branch
This workshop helps aspiring entrepreneurs begin the process of owning a successful business: evaluating ideas, developing a business plan & financing options. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/16
This workshop helps aspiring entrepreneurs begin the process of owning a successful business: evaluating ideas, developing a business plan & financing options. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

WLRN Presents: The South Florida History Project

Jupiter Branch
Producer Francesca de Onis-Tomlinson provides a behind the scenes look at this Emmy Award winning series of short films. Multiple films covering a variety of Sunshine State history will be screened. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/16
Producer Francesca de Onis-Tomlinson provides a behind the scenes look at this Emmy Award winning series of short films. Multiple films covering a variety of Sunshine State history will be screened. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

The Norton Museum of Art Presents Community Art Talks

West Boynton 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. 
11/16
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

Let’s Talk About Teeth With Dr. Ryan Owaski

Gardens Branch
Pediatric Dentistry in the Gardens, Dr. Ryan Owaski and team will do an interactive dental presentation for children followed up by Q&A with the dentist. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/16
Pediatric Dentistry in the Gardens, Dr. Ryan Owaski and team will do an interactive dental presentation for children followed up by Q&A with the dentist. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Tiny Tot Art: Art for Toddlers

Greenacres Branch
Join us for a special art class designed specifically for little hands. Have a feast of fun creating a terrific turkey to take home!  Ages 18-36. (30 min.) Preregister. 
11/16
Join us for a special art class designed specifically for little hands. Have a feast of fun creating a terrific turkey to take home!  Ages 18-36. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Learn crochet fundamentals and socialize while you work. Share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
11/08

11/15
Learn crochet fundamentals and socialize while you work. Share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Kahoot Trivia Challenge

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Answer trivia about Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and other fandoms individually or as a team using your own mobile device or a library laptop. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/15
Answer trivia about Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and other fandoms individually or as a team using your own mobile device or a library laptop. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Chess Club

Belle Glade Branch
Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
11/15
Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Nov 2018

Coding With Tech Toys: Bee-Bot®

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
We love all things STEAM! We're hosting another session with Bee-Bot®. Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games & activities. Grades K-5. Limit 10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/15
We love all things STEAM! We're hosting another session with Bee-Bot®. Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games & activities. Grades K-5. Limit 10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Thank-A-Palooza!

West Boca Branch
We’ll read books about being thankful, share what we’re thankful for and make a craft to remind us! Ages 4-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/15
We’ll read books about being thankful, share what we’re thankful for and make a craft to remind us! Ages 4-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Fantastic Beasts & How to Make Them

Jupiter Branch
Can’t get enough of the magical world of Harry Potter? Learn how to make some of Newt Scamander’s favorite creatures. Ages 14 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/01

11/15
Can’t get enough of the magical world of Harry Potter? Learn how to make some of Newt Scamander’s favorite creatures. Ages 14 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Make a fun, exciting craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
11/15
Make a fun, exciting craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
Nov 2018

NaNoWriMo

Jupiter Branch
This course will offer aspiring novelists practical instruction and hands-on practice to develop works of fiction through structure, character and dialogue. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/01

11/15
This course will offer aspiring novelists practical instruction and hands-on practice to develop works of fiction through structure, character and dialogue. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

The Norton Museum of Art Presents Community Art Talk

Greenacres 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. 
11/15
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

Diabetes Education

Royal Palm Beach 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. 
11/15
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

Read Together PBC Book Discussion: "Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland," by Dave Barry

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
The Literacy Coalition of PBC is encouraging every adult to read the same book at the same time. Borrow a copy and attend a lively discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/15
The Literacy Coalition of PBC is encouraging every adult to read the same book at the same time. Borrow a copy and attend a lively discussion. (60 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

Painting Class

Tequesta Branch
Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
11/08

11/15
Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Glades Road Branch
Learn how to use mindfulness and meditation to manage stress in the workplace and at home. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/15
Learn how to use mindfulness and meditation to manage stress in the workplace and at home. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Introduction to Genealogy

Gardens Branch
Carlos Ruth, Librarian for the Genealogical Society of PBC, will provide an introduction to genealogy including genealogy websites and library resources. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/15
Carlos Ruth, Librarian for the Genealogical Society of PBC, will provide an introduction to genealogy including genealogy websites and library resources. (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 Art Time

Wellington Branch
Dress to get messy as we paint colorful art! Ages 1-5. Limit 20. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
11/15
Dress to get messy as we paint colorful art! Ages 1-5. Limit 20. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Nov 2018

Thanksgiving Dot Art

Gardens Branch
Thanksgiving stories, music and art with bingo dot markers! Dress to get messy. Ages 2-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
11/15
Thanksgiving stories, music and art with bingo dot markers! Dress to get messy. Ages 2-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Home-Schoolers: Coding With Tech Toys: Ozobot®

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/15
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 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

Boogie Woogie Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Music and movement, simple stories and crafts for young children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/01

11/15
Music and movement, simple stories and crafts for young children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
11/01

11/15
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Nov 2018

Suzy Hammer Presents Pumpkin Patty

Clarence E. Anthony 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. 
11/15
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 Ghost Hunting

Glades Road Branch
The Gold Coast Paranormal Society will investigate paranormal activity and demonstrate ghost hunting equipment. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/14
The Gold Coast Paranormal Society will investigate paranormal activity and demonstrate ghost hunting equipment. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 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. 
11/14
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. 
Nov 2018

Book Discussion: "Lilac Girls," by Martha Hall Kelly 

Wellington Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
11/14
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
Nov 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.) Preregister. 
11/14
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.) 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

Anime Nation

Wellington Branch
View new anime titles in Japanese with English subtitles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
11/14
View new anime titles in Japanese with English subtitles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Nov 2018

Pajama Story Time: Give Thanks

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
We're getting into the holiday spirit early with a mix of turkeys, family and fun. Share holiday stories, music and a special activity to celebrate. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/14
We're getting into the holiday spirit early with a mix of turkeys, family and fun. Share holiday stories, music and a special activity to celebrate. Ages 2-5. (45 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

Gratitude-Fest!

Loula V. York Branch
Express your love and gratitude for the special people in your life! Create lovely cards and small gifts to share with family and friends. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/14
Express your love and gratitude for the special people in your life! Create lovely cards and small gifts to share with family and friends. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Happy Un-Birthday Party!

Glades Road Branch
Party like it’s your birthday with stories, activities, and songs. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/14
Party like it’s your birthday with stories, activities, and songs. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 

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