Activity Information
Jan 2019

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours. Must have 3.0 GPA or greater. Grades 6-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/15

01/22

01/29
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours. Must have 3.0 GPA or greater. Grades 6-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

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. 
01/15

01/22

01/29
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Puzzles, Puzzles, Puzzles

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Give your brain a workout with jigsaws, floor puzzles, crosswords, word searches and more. Grab a friend and have some fun. Ages 4-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/29
Give your brain a workout with jigsaws, floor puzzles, crosswords, word searches and more. Grab a friend and have some fun. Ages 4-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Chess Club for Beginners

Belle Glade Branch
Learn the basics of chess and polish your skills. Ages 7 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
01/29
Learn the basics of chess and polish your skills. Ages 7 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jan 2019

It’s Doodle Time

Glades Road Branch
Greg and Stick Dog aren’t the only kids who can have their own doodle-fiction stories. You can too! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/29
Greg and Stick Dog aren’t the only kids who can have their own doodle-fiction stories. You can too! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Lantana Road Branch
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Acreage Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2019

Wooden Figures

Wellington Branch
Make these simple wooden figures your own! Use an array of materials to decorate and personalize your peg doll. Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
01/29
Make these simple wooden figures your own! Use an array of materials to decorate and personalize your peg doll. Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jan 2019

LEGO® Bricks

West Boca Branch
Learn about bridges around the country. Can you create a bridge to get to the other side? Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
01/29
Learn about bridges around the country. Can you create a bridge to get to the other side? Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Jan 2019

Invasive Reptiles

West Boca Branch
South Florida is home to a variety of nonnative reptiles, from small lizards to giant snakes. Learn about the various nonnative reptiles that can be found in backyards, in the Everglades, and places in between. Presented by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/29
South Florida is home to a variety of nonnative reptiles, from small lizards to giant snakes. Learn about the various nonnative reptiles that can be found in backyards, in the Everglades, and places in between. Presented by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Book Discussion: "Macbeth," by Jo Nesbo 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/29
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Conversations About Aging With Robert & Muriel Goldfarb

Glades Road Branch
Join Robert Goldfarb, New York Times author, and his wife Muriel, a registered nurse and psychotherapist, in a discussion on various topics relating to aging. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/15

01/29
Join Robert Goldfarb, New York Times author, and his wife Muriel, a registered nurse and psychotherapist, in a discussion on various topics relating to aging. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/08Pastels Overview.

01/29Open Studio.

01/15Pastel Project.
Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

In Concert: Jason Colannino

West Boynton Branch
Singer and guitarist, Jason Colannino performs selections from an impressive repertoire of folk, pop, and rock songs. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/29
Singer and guitarist, Jason Colannino performs selections from an impressive repertoire of folk, pop, and rock songs. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

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. 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
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. 
Jan 2019

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
01/15

01/22

01/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2019

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies

Greenacres Branch
Learn about the free services that are available for new mothers and their children. Refreshments provided. All ages. (15 min.) Preregister. 
01/25

01/29
Learn about the free services that are available for new mothers and their children. Refreshments provided. All ages. (15 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Kiddie Stay & Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/15

01/22

01/29
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Discover the digital media service available anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with a library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/29
Discover the digital media service available anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with a library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Zumbini: Dance & Play Together!

Acreage Branch
Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes. Groove to world music in an upbeat environment for your little one and you. Ages 0-3. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
01/12

01/29
Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes. Groove to world music in an upbeat environment for your little one and you. Ages 0-3. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
Jan 2019

Toddler Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Music, movement, fingerplays, simple stories and crafts for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/08Snow Days I!

01/15Snow Days II!

01/29Inspire Your Heart With Art!
Music, movement, fingerplays, simple stories and crafts for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Make Reading a New Year’s Resolution!

Belle Glade Branch
Book recommendations and tips to locate the best books for Black History Month presentations, science fair projects, and more. Every hour from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/08

01/29
Book recommendations and tips to locate the best books for Black History Month presentations, science fair projects, and more. Every hour from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Japanese Book Binding

Lantana Road Branch
An intermediate process of stitching together pages to create a book. Please be punctual, this is a multi-step process. Limit 15. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/29
An intermediate process of stitching together pages to create a book. Please be punctual, this is a multi-step process. Limit 15. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

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.
01/02

01/08

01/09

01/15

01/16

01/22

01/23

01/29

01/30
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.
Jan 2019

Writers LIVE! Presents: Tim Dorsey

Gardens Branch
(60 min.)
01/28
(60 min.)
Jan 2019

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
01/14

01/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2019

Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
01/28
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

Toddler Art Time

Belle Glade Branch
Art class for your tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-5. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
01/14

01/28
Art class for your tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-5. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jan 2019

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials for free tax preparation. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
01/25 Cancelled

01/28
Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, SS card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials for free tax preparation. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Jan 2019

From Book to Movie: "The House With a Clock in Its Walls," by John Bellairs  

Belle Glade Branch
Read the book that inspired the movie and share your thoughts with the group. Copies available in the children's services section and online (e-book). Snacks provided. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/28
Read the book that inspired the movie and share your thoughts with the group. Copies available in the children's services section and online (e-book). Snacks provided. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Cookie Book Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Grab a copy of the book, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Melt Down," by Jeff Kinney. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts. Snacks provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
01/07

01/14

01/28
Grab a copy of the book, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Melt Down," by Jeff Kinney. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts. Snacks provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

Can You See My Shadow?

Acreage Branch
Punxsutawney Phil comes out of his burrow and predicts how much longer winter will last. Learn about shadows and read stories about groundhogs. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
01/28
Punxsutawney Phil comes out of his burrow and predicts how much longer winter will last. Learn about shadows and read stories about groundhogs. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

Writers LIVE! Presents: Tim Dorsey

Jupiter Branch
(60 min.)
01/28
(60 min.)
Jan 2019

Tech Time: Sphero

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Use our iPads or your own device to program our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code to make it move, make different sounds and more! Another great STEM activity! Ages 8 & up. Limit 10. (75 min.) Preregister. 
01/28
Use our iPads or your own device to program our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code to make it move, make different sounds and more! Another great STEM activity! Ages 8 & up. Limit 10. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Spanish Club for Niños!

¡el Club de Español a los niños!

West Boynton Branch
Lunes, 28 de enero, 
3:30 pm

Packed with songs, rhymes, jokes and tongue twisters, Spanish Club engages children for a memorable and enjoyable time. For any level Spanish, native to novice. Edades 6 en adelante. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
01/28
Packed with songs, rhymes, jokes and tongue twisters, Spanish Club engages children for a memorable and enjoyable time. For any level Spanish, native to novice. Edades 6 en adelante. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Lleno de canciones, rimas, bromas y trabalenguas, el Club de Español atrae a los niños para pasar un rato memorable y agradable. Para cualquier nivel de español, principiantes o nativos. Edades 6 en adelante. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
01/28
Jan 2019

Playful Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
01/28
Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Jan 2019

Keep Calm & Color: Winter Wonderland

Gardens Branch
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring. Materials provided. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/28
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring. Materials provided. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Bingo Mania

Belle Glade Branch
Synonyms, homophones, grammar, math bingo and more. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) 
01/28
Synonyms, homophones, grammar, math bingo and more. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Okeechobee Boulevard 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.) 
01/14

01/28
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.) 
Jan 2019

Crochet Club

Lantana Road Branch
Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/07

01/28
Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
"Searching." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (101 min.) PG-13
01/28
"Searching." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (101 min.) PG-13
Jan 2019

CloudLibrary

West Boynton Branch
Explore the ins and outs of the newest e-book and e-audiobook service available at your library. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/28
Explore the ins and outs of the newest e-book and e-audiobook service available at your library. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Homework Club

Wellington Branch
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
01/14

01/28
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2019

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
01/14

01/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2019

Spanish Exchange

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/07

01/28
Practice speaking Spanish in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Disney Trivia

Jupiter Branch
Each month we will test your knowledge on a different topic in a family-friendly atmosphere. Bring a team of three-five friends, or join one when you arrive! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/27
Each month we will test your knowledge on a different topic in a family-friendly atmosphere. Bring a team of three-five friends, or join one when you arrive! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Teen Movie

Lantana Road Branch
"Ready Player One." ©Warner Bros. (140 min.) Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. Preregister. PG-13
01/27
"Ready Player One." ©Warner Bros. (140 min.) Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. Preregister. PG-13
Jan 2019

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Teams of two-six will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) 
01/27
Teams of two-six will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) 
Jan 2019

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/27
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

STEM: Coding Basics

Belle Glade Branch
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/26
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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