Activity Information
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

Thanksgiving Bingo

Gardens Branch
Play the classic game with a holiday twist, where candy bingo markers and prizes add to the fun! Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/14
Play the classic game with a holiday twist, where candy bingo markers and prizes add to the fun! Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Acrylic Painting 101

Lantana Road Branch
Learn basic techniques to get you started on your next masterpiece. For beginners. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/14
Learn basic techniques to get you started on your next masterpiece. For beginners. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Turkey Tales

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
It’s Thanksgiving time again! Gobble up some terrific stories, music, and a craft. Space is limited. Preregister. 
11/14Ages  3-5.

11/14Ages  6-10.
It’s Thanksgiving time again! Gobble up some terrific stories, music, and a craft. Space is limited. Preregister. 
Nov 2018

After-School Math Club

Belle Glade Branch
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Snacks provided. Grades 3-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
11/14

11/28
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Snacks provided. Grades 3-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Nov 2018

Chalk in the Dark

Wellington Branch
Make nightscapes pop out with colorful chalk. Ages 5-12. Limit 40. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
11/14
Make nightscapes pop out with colorful chalk. Ages 5-12. Limit 40. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Nov 2018

Diabetes Education

Greenacres 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. 
11/14
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

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/07

11/14
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

The Crop Circle: Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Organize your photos and record your memories with scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
11/14
Organize your photos and record your memories with scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Hand-Lettering: Rosemary Place Cards

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn basic brush-lettering techniques using markers and practice your new skills making place cards for your holiday table. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
11/14
Learn basic brush-lettering techniques using markers and practice your new skills making place cards for your holiday table. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Child of the Holocaust

West Boca Branch
Join us for this lecture exploring what it is like growing up with parents who are Holocaust survivors from a personal point of view. Q&A to follow. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/14
Join us for this lecture exploring what it is like growing up with parents who are Holocaust survivors from a personal point of view. Q&A to follow. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Herbs for Health & Wellness

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Ada Medina-Solórzano, of Cooperative Extension and the University of Florida, will discuss how particular herbs can benefit your health and your cooking.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/14
Ada Medina-Solórzano, of Cooperative Extension and the University of Florida, will discuss how particular herbs can benefit your health and your cooking.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

English Exchange

Glades 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

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Oct 23. 
11/14
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Oct 23. 
Nov 2018

Families Reading Together

Wellington Branch
Listen to the book "Lola Plants a Garden," by Anna McQuinn and plant a seed of your very own. Ages 2-5. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
11/14
Listen to the book "Lola Plants a Garden," by Anna McQuinn and plant a seed of your very own. Ages 2-5. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Nov 2018

Wobbles & Gobbles

West Boynton Branch
Bring your little wobblers to gobble along with the beat at our turkey-themed music class. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
11/14
Bring your little wobblers to gobble along with the beat at our turkey-themed music class. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Little Picassos Special: Thanksgiving

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Enjoy a holiday edition of Little Picassos with songs, rhymes and stories, along with a hand print turkey to take home. Dress to get messy! Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
11/14
Enjoy a holiday edition of Little Picassos with songs, rhymes and stories, along with a hand print turkey to take home. Dress to get messy! Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 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.) 
11/07

11/14

11/21

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

Fall Into Story Time

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Participate in a special story time dedicated to the fall season with music, movement, stories and crafts. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/14
Participate in a special story time dedicated to the fall season with music, movement, stories and crafts. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

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.
11/07

11/13

11/14

11/20

11/27

11/28

11/07
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.
Nov 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
11/19

11/26

11/14

11/28
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Nov 2018

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
11/13
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
Nov 2018

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Wellington Branch
Stargaze and learn about constellations with the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. We'll be outside from sunset to 8:30 pm, if skies are clear. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/13
Stargaze and learn about constellations with the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. We'll be outside from sunset to 8:30 pm, if skies are clear. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 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.) 
11/13
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.) 
Nov 2018

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, if the skies are clear. (90 min.) 
11/13
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, if the skies are clear. (90 min.) 
Nov 2018

Families Reading Together: "Lola Plants a Garden," by Anna McQuinn 

Belle Glade Branch
This annual event focuses on the importance of sharing books with children and encouraging them to read on their own. All ages. (45 min.) 
11/13

11/27
This annual event focuses on the importance of sharing books with children and encouraging them to read on their own. All ages. (45 min.) 
Nov 2018

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
11/06

11/13

11/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Nov 2018

Are You Bored? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Challenge your friends with board games, card games and puzzles. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.
11/13 (90 min.) 

11/24 (2 hr.) 

11/27 (60 min.) 
Challenge your friends with board games, card games and puzzles. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.
Nov 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.
11/13 (90 min.) 

11/24 (2 hr.) 

11/27 (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.
Nov 2018

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor, Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/13

11/27
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor, Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Cross That Stitch

Acreage Branch
Work on your current cross-stitch creations with fellow stitchers! Some materials provided. Basic skills necessary. Ages 14 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/13
Work on your current cross-stitch creations with fellow stitchers! Some materials provided. Basic skills necessary. Ages 14 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Success Starts Here

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn life-enhancing skills with Dr. Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and find peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/06

11/13
Learn life-enhancing skills with Dr. Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and find peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Drop-In Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Come drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.) 
11/13
Come drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.) 
Nov 2018

Frog & Toad Are Friends: The Real Story

West Boca Branch
You may have read the story about the fictional friends. Learn some facts from our friends at Daggerwing Nature Center & get an up-close look at a live animal. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/13
You may have read the story about the fictional friends. Learn some facts from our friends at Daggerwing Nature Center & get an up-close look at a live animal. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library; feel free to come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
11/13

11/27
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library; feel free to come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Nov 2018

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/01

11/13
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

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.) 
11/06

11/13

11/27
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.) 
Nov 2018

Paper Mosaic Art

Wellington Branch
Use your imagination to turn small pieces of paper into amazing works of art! Ages 5-12. Limit 40. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
11/13
Use your imagination to turn small pieces of paper into amazing works of art! Ages 5-12. Limit 40. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Nov 2018

Veterans Day Remembrance With Trustbridge

West Boynton Branch
Honor the veterans with Tiffany Womack Louis, Community Outreach Coordinator from TrustBridge. Preregister, beginning Tue, Oct 23. 
11/13
Honor the veterans with Tiffany Womack Louis, Community Outreach Coordinator from TrustBridge. Preregister, beginning Tue, Oct 23. 
Nov 2018

Diabetes Education

Okeechobee Boulevard 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. 
11/13
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

Prehistoric Snowbirds

Jupiter Branch
People have been living in south Florida for 10,000 years. Discover prehistoric snowbirds and the evidence they left as they made their seasonal rounds. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/13
People have been living in south Florida for 10,000 years. Discover prehistoric snowbirds and the evidence they left as they made their seasonal rounds. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Crafternoon: Painting on Glass

Acreage Branch
Paint a dimensional autumn landscape on glass. All materials provided. Ages 15 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/13
Paint a dimensional autumn landscape on glass. All materials provided. Ages 15 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Cooking the Books: "The Blue Apron Cookbook: 165 Essential Recipes and Lessons for a Lifetime of Home Cooking," by Blue Apron Culinary Team 

West Boca Branch
Staff-led cookbook discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
11/13
Staff-led cookbook discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
Nov 2018

Celebration of Storytelling: Tellabration

Glades Road Branch
Members of the PBC Storytelling Guild entertain with a mix of personal stories, plus folk and fairy tales. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
11/13
Members of the PBC Storytelling Guild entertain with a mix of personal stories, plus folk and fairy tales. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. Group meets independently in the library on Tue, Nov 27, 1:30 pm. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/13
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. Group meets independently in the library on Tue, Nov 27, 1:30 pm. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
11/06

11/13

11/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Nov 2018

Preschool Story Time Special: Attitude of Gratitude

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Calling all little butterballs! Thanksgiving is a time to show how grateful we are with stories, songs and a craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/13
Calling all little butterballs! Thanksgiving is a time to show how grateful we are with stories, songs and a craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Baby Lapsit

West Boynton Branch
Practice early literacy skills by singing songs and playing with your child using a variety of toys suited for the youngest ones! Ages 0-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
11/13
Practice early literacy skills by singing songs and playing with your child using a variety of toys suited for the youngest ones! Ages 0-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Happy Birthday, Mickey!

Glades Road Branch
Wish Mickey Mouse a happy birthday with stories, songs, and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Preregister. 
11/13
Wish Mickey Mouse a happy birthday with stories, songs, and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Preregister. 

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