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Activity Information
Jun 2018

National Candy Month

West Boca Branch
Celebrate fun treats by learning about some of our favorite candies, playing a game or two, and if your parents say it’s okay, sampling some candy. Snacks provided. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/20
Celebrate fun treats by learning about some of our favorite candies, playing a game or two, and if your parents say it’s okay, sampling some candy. Snacks provided. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Rock on!

Greenacres Branch
Get involved in the rock painting craze! Paint a message or a colorful design on your rock to inspire you or brighten someone’s day! All supplies provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/20
Get involved in the rock painting craze! Paint a message or a colorful design on your rock to inspire you or brighten someone’s day! All supplies provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Are You a Drama Dragon?

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Drama Dragon will visit us from the Maltz Jupiter Theatre to talk about our feelings. Make a dragon craft and take a picture with our friend. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/20
Drama Dragon will visit us from the Maltz Jupiter Theatre to talk about our feelings. Make a dragon craft and take a picture with our friend. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Geo-Bingo: Name That Country

Belle Glade Branch
Test your geography knowledge, win prizes and make a blue craft in celebration of World Refugee Day! Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) 
06/20
Test your geography knowledge, win prizes and make a blue craft in celebration of World Refugee Day! Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) 
Jun 2018

Reading Rocks

Gardens Branch
Don't fall into a reading funk this summer. Keep your reading skills up and read to a teen volunteer. You can also work on your Summer Reading Point Tracker! Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/06

06/20
Don't fall into a reading funk this summer. Keep your reading skills up and read to a teen volunteer. You can also work on your Summer Reading Point Tracker! Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Math Rocks

Main Library
This math club provides students the opportunity to practice and learn their math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/06Grades  K-2.

06/06Grades  3-5.

06/13Grades  K-2.

06/13Grades  3-5.

06/20Grades  K-2.

06/20Grades  3-5.

06/27Grades  K-2.

06/27Grades  3-5.
This math club provides students the opportunity to practice and learn their math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

National Parks: Just Minutes Away

Glades Road Branch
Meet Park Ranger Maria Thomson from Everglades National Park and learn about the rich history and animals of the Everglades.  Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/20
Meet Park Ranger Maria Thomson from Everglades National Park and learn about the rich history and animals of the Everglades.  Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Each week color your own fun activity and also choose from a variety of coloring pages.  Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
06/06Sunny Suncatchers.

06/13Father's Day Surprise.

06/20Beach Balls.

06/27Mask Mania.
Each week color your own fun activity and also choose from a variety of coloring pages.  Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
Jun 2018

Elementary STEM Time

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Get ready to problem solve with fun science-related activities! Each session we'll learn about engineering and then face a challenge. Ages 7-11. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/06Shelter from the sun.

06/20Cup holder challenge.
Get ready to problem solve with fun science-related activities! Each session we'll learn about engineering and then face a challenge. Ages 7-11. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Job Help Center

Lantana Road Branch
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs, from creating a résumé to applying for jobs online. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
06/20
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs, from creating a résumé to applying for jobs online. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Kindergarten Readiness

Wellington Branch
Get a head start on your child's education this summer! Ages 5-6. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/13Self-care and social-emotional skills.

06/20Language skills.

06/27Fine motor skills.
Get a head start on your child's education this summer! Ages 5-6. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Paper Crafts: Wycinanki

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn the basics of the art of polish paper cutting while making a handmade note card.  Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/20
Learn the basics of the art of polish paper cutting while making a handmade note card.  Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

English Exchange

Glades 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

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.) 
06/06 (2 hr.) 

06/13 (2 hr.) 

06/20 (2 hr.) 

06/27 (2 hr.) 
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

Discover Axis 360

Gardens Branch
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/20
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 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.) 
06/06

06/13

06/20

06/27
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
Jun 2018

Family Singalong

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sing along with Bob Gelb as he strums his way through familiar songs. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/19
Sing along with Bob Gelb as he strums his way through familiar songs. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Pick This, Pick That

Tequesta Branch
Create custom picks to play the available instruments or make jewelry. Bring your own stringed instrument and make some music too.  Snacks provided. Ages 12-18. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/19
Create custom picks to play the available instruments or make jewelry. Bring your own stringed instrument and make some music too.  Snacks provided. Ages 12-18. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Tertulia Literaria: "Locura y razón" de Juan Miguel Zunzunegai

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Madness and Reason")

West Boynton Branch
Martes, 19 de junio, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta.  (90 min.) 
06/19
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta.  (90 min.) 
Jun 2018

Introduction to Ghost Hunting

Greenacres Branch
The Gold Coast Paranormal Society is a volunteer group of researchers who specialize in the unexplained and investigating with ghost-hunting equipment. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/19
The Gold Coast Paranormal Society is a volunteer group of researchers who specialize in the unexplained and investigating with ghost-hunting equipment. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 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.) 
06/19
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.) 
Jun 2018

Cooking Matters in Your Community

Lantana Road Branch
Develop the skills to make healthier food choices and gain nutritional guidance with this series. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/05Read food labels to get a better understanding of the nutritional content.

06/19Make healthy choices with food groups on MyPlate; learn about their nutrients.
Develop the skills to make healthier food choices and gain nutritional guidance with this series. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
06/05

06/12

06/19

06/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
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

AniMAINia Club

Main Library
If you like manga, anime, K-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you.  Snacks provided. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/19
If you like manga, anime, K-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you.  Snacks provided. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Readers Rock With Brent Gregory!

Gardens Branch
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/19
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

The Amazing Mr. A’s Summer Magic Spectacular!

West Boca Branch
It's a variety-style magic show you don't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/19
It's a variety-style magic show you don't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) 
06/05

06/12

06/19

06/26
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) 
Jun 2018

Enormous Adventures!

Acreage Branch
Get shrunk down and explore a miniature world of giant board games, fascinating insect life, and humongous art projects! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
06/19

06/19
Get shrunk down and explore a miniature world of giant board games, fascinating insect life, and humongous art projects! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
Jun 2018

Drama Dragon

Glades Road Branch
Drama Dragon from the Maltz Jupiter Theater is an imaginative character with his own storybook, designed to help children express their feelings. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/19
Drama Dragon from the Maltz Jupiter Theater is an imaginative character with his own storybook, designed to help children express their feelings. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Kindergarten Readiness

Gardens Branch
Prep for kindergarten with stories, songs and activities focusing on letters, numbers, shapes and colors. Designed for children entering kindergarten this year. Ages 5-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/12

06/19
Prep for kindergarten with stories, songs and activities focusing on letters, numbers, shapes and colors. Designed for children entering kindergarten this year. Ages 5-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Science Explorers

Main Library
Satisfy your scientific curiosity by performing experiments, expanding scientific knowledge, and developing critical thinking skills with hands-on activities! Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/05Grades  K-2.

06/05Grades  3-5.

06/12Grades  K-2.

06/12Grades  3-5.

06/19Grades  K-2.

06/19Grades  3-5.

06/26Grades  K-2.

06/26Grades  3-5.
Satisfy your scientific curiosity by performing experiments, expanding scientific knowledge, and developing critical thinking skills with hands-on activities! Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
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

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Dancerize your way with the "Macarena" and "Step in the Name of Love." Learn dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. For beginners to experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, May 22. 
06/19
Dancerize your way with the "Macarena" and "Step in the Name of Love." Learn dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. For beginners to experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, May 22. 
Jun 2018

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
A series of classes exploring techniques and mediums where you can explore your artistic interests, develop your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/12Watercolor Pastel Techniques.

06/19Introduction to Gouache.

06/26Open Studio.
A series of classes exploring techniques and mediums where you can explore your artistic interests, develop your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world’s finest contemporary and classic poetry.  (75 min.) 
06/05

06/12

06/19

06/26
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world’s finest contemporary and classic poetry.  (75 min.) 
Jun 2018

Jupiter Rocks

Jupiter Branch
Explore rock painting techniques. Materials provided, but you may bring your own to use or share. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/19
Explore rock painting techniques. Materials provided, but you may bring your own to use or share. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 05 de junio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 12 de junio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 19 de junio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 26 de junio, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
06/05

06/12

06/19

06/26
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
06/05
06/12
06/19
06/26
Jun 2018

Paint-By-Sticker

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Create a vibrant full-color “painting” one sticker at a time. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/19
Create a vibrant full-color “painting” one sticker at a time. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

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. 
06/05

06/12

06/19

06/26
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. 
Jun 2018

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. 
06/05

06/12

06/19

06/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. 
Jun 2018

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Unleash your imagination to create colorful artwork.  All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/19
Unleash your imagination to create colorful artwork.  All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister. 
06/07

06/07

06/13

06/13

06/19

06/19
Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Toddler Tunes & Art

Lantana Road Branch
Play songs using different types of instruments and then create art to take home. Ages 2-3. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/05

06/19
Play songs using different types of instruments and then create art to take home. Ages 2-3. Space is limited. (60 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.

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