Activity Information
Jan 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Jupiter Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/26
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/26
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Book Chat: "The Belles," by Dhonielle Clayton 

Belle Glade Branch
Copies available in the teen section and online (e-book). Pizza provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/26
Copies available in the teen section and online (e-book). Pizza provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Teen Tech Time: Ozobot®

West Boca Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/26
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Lantana Road Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/26
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Stitching Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/05

01/26
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Journaling & Scrapbooking

Belle Glade Branch
If you can dream it, you can do it! Turn your new year's resolutions into a list of achievable goals. Materials provided. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/26
If you can dream it, you can do it! Turn your new year's resolutions into a list of achievable goals. Materials provided. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

NASA Gravity Probe B Mission 2004-2010

Jupiter Branch
George Haddad, a NASA aerospace engineer discusses key predictions of Einstein's theory of General Relativity (GR) and the geodetic and frame-dragging effects. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/26
George Haddad, a NASA aerospace engineer discusses key predictions of Einstein's theory of General Relativity (GR) and the geodetic and frame-dragging effects. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Introduction to New cloudLibrary E-Book Reading App

Lantana Road Branch
Learn about the new app for e-books and e-audiobooks for smartphones and tablets. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/24

01/26

01/31
Learn about the new app for e-books and e-audiobooks for smartphones and tablets. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Books-To-Big-Screen

Acreage Branch
Preregister. 
01/22"The Great Gatsby," by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Book chat. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) 

01/26"The Great Gatsby." ©Warner Bros. (143 min.) Film viewing. Popcorn provided. PG-13 
Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
"Acts of Violence." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (86 min.) In recognition of Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Preregister. Not rated.
01/26
"Acts of Violence." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (86 min.) In recognition of Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Preregister. Not rated.
Jan 2019

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.
01/08 (90 min.) 

01/22 (90 min.) 

01/26 (2 hr.) 
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.
Jan 2019

Planificación financiera

(Financial Planning, in Spanish)

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sábado, 26 de enero, 
1:00 pm

Profesionales especializados le enseñaran como administrar de forma eficaz su dinero. Se trataran temas como: presupuesto, crédito, y gastos universitarios. (3 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
01/26
Profesionales especializados le enseñaran como administrar de forma eficaz su dinero. Se trataran temas como: presupuesto, crédito, y gastos universitarios. (3 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
(3 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
01/26
Jan 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Greenacres Branch
Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Create a "Paws to Read" log to track your reading. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/26
Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Create a "Paws to Read" log to track your reading. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn the basics of Tai Chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/05

01/19

01/26
Learn the basics of Tai Chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Sign up to read to a furry friend. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/12

01/15

01/26
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Sign up to read to a furry friend. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/02

01/26
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/05

01/19

01/26
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Get Writing! Creative Writing Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Do you like to write original stories or poetry? Get writing tips and ideas that may just inspire you to write the next greatest novel! Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/25
Do you like to write original stories or poetry? Get writing tips and ideas that may just inspire you to write the next greatest novel! Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Kids Unplugged

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Technology offers incredible opportunities, but it's important to have fun without staring at a screen! Meet friends and play board games. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/25
Technology offers incredible opportunities, but it's important to have fun without staring at a screen! Meet friends and play board games. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

"Minecraft" Mania

Belle Glade Branch
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" using the Library's iPad or PS4. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/25
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" using the Library's iPad or PS4. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Make a fun, exciting craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
01/25
Make a fun, exciting craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

Adult Book Discussion With Donna Gruber-Adair

Jupiter Branch
Pick up a copy for this meeting, "Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race," by Margot Lee Shetterly, at the research desk and meet for an engrossing discussion of the "human computers".  (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/25
Pick up a copy for this meeting, "Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race," by Margot Lee Shetterly, at the research desk and meet for an engrossing discussion of the "human computers".  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
01/11"My Little Pony: The Movie." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (99 min.)  PG 

01/18"Teen Titans Go! To the Movies." ©Warner Bros. (92 min.)  PG 

01/25"Incredibles 2." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (118 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
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

Start the New Year With Meditation

Gardens Branch
Bring joy, peace, positivity and relaxation into your daily life and begin the New Year with a fresh start with John Bednarik, long time meditator. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/25
Bring joy, peace, positivity and relaxation into your daily life and begin the New Year with a fresh start with John Bednarik, long time meditator. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Robert's Rules of Order

Lantana Road Branch
Learn to conduct smooth, fair and orderly meetings.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/25
Learn to conduct smooth, fair and orderly meetings.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
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

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
01/25
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: William Howard & Nellie Taft

Belle Glade Branch
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Thu, Jan 03, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2019. (60 min.)
01/25http://registration.pbclibrary.org/programsignup/presidents2019/registration-BG-20190125-11am.php
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Thu, Jan 03, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2019. (60 min.)
Jan 2019

The Traveling Librarian Series: Tibet, China

Lantana Road Branch
Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the United States and the world in this lecture series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/25
Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the United States and the world in this lecture series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Toddler Read & Play

West Boynton Branch
Start with stories and songs; then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/04

01/25
Start with stories and songs; then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

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. 
01/11

01/25
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. 
Jan 2019

Pajama Story Time

Jupiter Branch
Our stories, songs, rhymes and activities will promote and encourage a love of literacy, learning and imagination. Ages 3-7. Space is limited. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
01/10

01/24
Our stories, songs, rhymes and activities will promote and encourage a love of literacy, learning and imagination. Ages 3-7. Space is limited. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jan 2019

Kids Code

Gardens Branch
Learn the fundamental concepts of computer programming by building and running a computer program using Scratch®, developed by MIT. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/24
Learn the fundamental concepts of computer programming by building and running a computer program using Scratch®, developed by MIT. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Reading Buddies

Belle Glade Branch
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.
01/10

01/24
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Jan 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice your reading skills with a licensed therapy dog who loves to listen to stories. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/10

01/24
Practice your reading skills with a licensed therapy dog who loves to listen to stories. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Sand Art

Glades Road Branch
Brighten your day by making colorful sand art pictures. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/24
Brighten your day by making colorful sand art pictures. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Tech Time: Ozobot®

West Boca Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 8 & up. Limit 18. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
01/24
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 8 & up. Limit 18. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Responding to Government Solicitations

Gardens Branch
Develop marketing techniques, search for proposal opportunities, and construct a winning bid (RFP &RFQ). (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
01/24
Develop marketing techniques, search for proposal opportunities, and construct a winning bid (RFP &RFQ). (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
Jan 2019

Readers Are Leaders!: Setting Goals

Acreage Branch
Parents and kids, discuss stories with positive values and life lessons. Then participate in games and activities that let kids practice that life skill. Snacks provided. Ages 5-7. (60 min.) 
01/24"Tía Isa Wants a Car", by Meg Medina.
Parents and kids, discuss stories with positive values and life lessons. Then participate in games and activities that let kids practice that life skill. Snacks provided. Ages 5-7. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

Wet Felting

Wellington Branch
Find out what you can make when wool and water combine. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
01/24
Find out what you can make when wool and water combine. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jan 2019

Meet the Author: Manny Luftglass

Greenacres Branch
The author of "Gone Fishin' ... Florida's 100 Best Salt Waters" will discuss his book and the wide variety of fishing opportunities in South Florida. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/24
The author of "Gone Fishin' ... Florida's 100 Best Salt Waters" will discuss his book and the wide variety of fishing opportunities in South Florida. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
01/19

01/24
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

Creando tu curriculum vitae paso a paso

Lantana Road Branch
Jueves, 24 de enero, 
2:00 pm

CareerSource PBC comparte consejos prácticos para escribir tu Curriculum Vitae y mejorar tus habilidades para entrevistas de trabajo. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
01/24
CareerSource PBC comparte consejos prácticos para escribir tu Curriculum Vitae y mejorar tus habilidades para entrevistas de trabajo. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Jan 2019

David Pedraza in Concert

Glades Road Branch
Violist David Pedraza performs short classics including "Granada," "Turkish March" and "Czardas." (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/24
Violist David Pedraza performs short classics including "Granada," "Turkish March" and "Czardas." (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: William Howard & Nellie Taft

West Boynton Branch
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Thu, Jan 03, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2019. (60 min.)
01/11

01/24
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Thu, Jan 03, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2019. (60 min.)
Jan 2019

Karen's Cabaret

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Enjoy classic Broadway tunes, cool Sinatra melodies, and golden oldies. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/24
Enjoy classic Broadway tunes, cool Sinatra melodies, and golden oldies. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Gene Hackman Film Festival

West Boca Branch
This actor has won two Academy Awards and was nominated for three others over a career that's spanned five decades. 
01/03"I Never Sang for My Father." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (92 min.)  PG 

01/10"Superman." ©Warner Bros. (114 min.)  PG 

01/17"Hoosiers." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (114 min.)  PG 

01/24"Unforgiven." ©Warner Bros. (131 min.) 

01/31"The Firm." ©Paramount Pictures. (154 min.) 
This actor has won two Academy Awards and was nominated for three others over a career that's spanned five decades. 
Jan 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/10

01/17

01/24

01/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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