Activity Information
Jan 2019

Adult Craft Club

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Have fun and relax creating a variety of craft projects! Theme varies by season and events. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/17
Have fun and relax creating a variety of craft projects! Theme varies by season and events. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Meditation: An Antidote to Stress

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Explore the healing power of meditation and create peace in your life in spite of the stress around you. Experience it firsthand with Dave Buck. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/17
Explore the healing power of meditation and create peace in your life in spite of the stress around you. Experience it firsthand with Dave Buck. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Book Discussion: "News of the World," by Paulette Jiles 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/17
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Start the new year with a road trip! Preregister. 
01/10"The Leisure Seeker," by Michael Zadoorian. Book discussion. (60 min.) 

01/17"The Leisure Seeker." ©Sony Pictures Classics. (112 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2.25 hr.) 
Start the new year with a road trip! Preregister. 
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. 
Jan 2019

Art Painting

Tequesta Branch
Take your basic knowledge and put it to work. Learn how to get your colors for a deepening effect. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/17
Take your basic knowledge and put it to work. Learn how to get your colors for a deepening effect. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Tai Chi for Balance

Jupiter Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion” Tai Chi can enhance health, mindfulness, and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/10

01/17

01/24

01/31
Often referred to as “meditation in motion” Tai Chi can enhance health, mindfulness, and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Homeschool: STEM - Coding With Tech Toys: Bee Bots®

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/17
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Home-Schoolers: Coding With Tech Toys: Bee-Bot®

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/17
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Boogie Woogie Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Music, movement, a simple story and craft for children and their parents! (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/03It's a NEW Year!

01/10Snow Days I!

01/17Snow Days II!

01/24Peace Week.
Music, movement, a simple story and craft for children and their parents! (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens 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.
01/03

01/10

01/17

01/24

01/31
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

Asistencia Individualizada

(Book-A-Librarian, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Jueves, 17 de enero, 
10:00 am

Jueves, 24 de enero, 
10:00 am

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos?¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae?¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita! (30 min.) 
01/17

01/24
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos?¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae?¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita! (30 min.) 
Jan 2019

Friendship Circle

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Meet other intellectually-disabled young adults and work on skill-building projects in a supportive, encouraging environment. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 18-24. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/17
Meet other intellectually-disabled young adults and work on skill-building projects in a supportive, encouraging environment. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 18-24. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

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. 
01/16
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. 
Jan 2019

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

Wellington 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.)
01/16

01/16http://registration.pbclibrary.org/programsignup/presidents2019/registration-WEL-20190116-630pm.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

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
01/16

01/23

01/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2019

Rise of Vaping With Teens

Acreage Branch
What are vapes, e-cigs and Juula and why are more teens using them? See the devices for vaping nicotine and marijuana, and solutions to keeping teens drug free. Co-sponsored by the PBC Substance Abuse Coalition. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
What are vapes, e-cigs and Juula and why are more teens using them? See the devices for vaping nicotine and marijuana, and solutions to keeping teens drug free. Co-sponsored by the PBC Substance Abuse Coalition. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

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.) 
01/16
View new anime titles in Japanese with English subtitles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Jan 2019

Where in the World Is Ms. Ellen?

Loula V. York Branch
Children and their parents are invited to an interactive imaginary traveling experience! Can you guess where we're going? Refreshments provided. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
Children and their parents are invited to an interactive imaginary traveling experience! Can you guess where we're going? Refreshments provided. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

God's Eye Yarn Craft

West Boca Branch
Using an assortment of colored yarn and craft sticks design your own decorative creation. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
Using an assortment of colored yarn and craft sticks design your own decorative creation. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Cheesy Popcorn

Gardens Branch
Celebrate Popcorn Day with stories, music and a craft.  Snacks provided. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
Celebrate Popcorn Day with stories, music and a craft.  Snacks provided. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

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. Drop in anytime. Snacks provided. (3.5 hr.) 
01/02

01/09

01/16

01/23

01/30
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. Snacks provided. (3.5 hr.) 
Jan 2019

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sign up for this six-session workshop. Have a turn reading two pages of your work for critique by the group. Offer constructive criticism to other writers. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 07. 
01/16

02/06

02/20

03/06

03/20

04/03
Sign up for this six-session workshop. Have a turn reading two pages of your work for critique by the group. Offer constructive criticism to other writers. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 07. 
Jan 2019

Book Adventures: Winnie the Pooh Day

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
We're off to visit the Hundred Acre Wood to hear about and celebrate a special bear named Pooh. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
We're off to visit the Hundred Acre Wood to hear about and celebrate a special bear named Pooh. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Jeopardy! The Life of Dr. King

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Come learn about the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) 
01/16
Come learn about the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Belle Glade Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
01/16
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jan 2019

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) 
01/02

01/09

01/16

01/23

01/30
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) 
Jan 2019

STEAM Club: Winter Wonders

Tequesta Branch
Four weeks. Four projects. All about snow and ice. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/09Magic Snow.

01/16Polar Flubber Blubber.

01/23Frozen.

01/30Snow Storm Jars.
Four weeks. Four projects. All about snow and ice. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Kids Create: Art Class

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Demonstrate your creativity in a casual art class, using mixed media in your artwork. Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
Demonstrate your creativity in a casual art class, using mixed media in your artwork. Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Dragon Appreciation Day

Jupiter Branch
Read a story and craft your very own dragon in celebration of this unique holiday. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
Read a story and craft your very own dragon in celebration of this unique holiday. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): The Veteran's Certification & Verification Program

Gardens Branch
Government Contracting - An overview of the requirements for compliance with the Department of Veteran Affairs Program. (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
01/16
Government Contracting - An overview of the requirements for compliance with the Department of Veteran Affairs Program. (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
Jan 2019

Spanish Exchange: Intermediate

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/09

01/16
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
01/16
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/09

01/16

01/23

01/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Adult Coloring Club

West Boca Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
01/16
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

English Exchange

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/09

01/16

01/23

01/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Adult Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Color pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Color pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
01/09

01/16

01/23

01/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2019

Invasive Reptiles

Lantana Road 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. 
01/16
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

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.) 
01/02

01/09

01/16

01/23

01/30
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
Jan 2019

cloudLibrary

Gardens Branch
Learn how to download e-books and e-audiobooks using this new app. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/08

01/16

01/30
Learn how to download e-books and e-audiobooks using this new app. (60 min.) 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

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. 
01/15
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. 
Jan 2019

Pajama Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Wear your pajamas and keep warm while listening to cozy winter stories. Afterwards build your own snowman to take home! Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/15
Wear your pajamas and keep warm while listening to cozy winter stories. Afterwards build your own snowman to take home! Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

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

Gardens 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.)
01/15

01/15
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

Tertulia literaria: "Nos prometieron la gloria” de Mario Escobar

(Book Discussion, in Spanish)

West Boynton Branch
Martes, 15 de enero, 
6:30 pm

Las copias estan disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos. (90 min.) 
01/15
Las copias estan disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos. (90 min.) 
Jan 2019

Best Strategies for Creating a Writing Life

Wellington Branch
Do you have a story to share with the world? Are you a writer deep in the process and seeking professional guidance? An author looking to connect with fellow writers? Explore the benefits of participating in a community of writers with The Cream Literary Alliance, a nonprofit group dedicated to promoting the power of the written and spoken word. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/15
Do you have a story to share with the world? Are you a writer deep in the process and seeking professional guidance? An author looking to connect with fellow writers? Explore the benefits of participating in a community of writers with The Cream Literary Alliance, a nonprofit group dedicated to promoting the power of the written and spoken word. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Rise of Vaping With Teens

Lantana Road Branch
What are vapes, e-cigs and Juula and why are more teens using them? See the devices for vaping nicotine and marijuana, and solutions to keeping teens drug free. Co-sponsored by the PBC Substance Abuse Coalition. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/15
What are vapes, e-cigs and Juula and why are more teens using them? See the devices for vaping nicotine and marijuana, and solutions to keeping teens drug free. Co-sponsored by the PBC Substance Abuse Coalition. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

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.) 
01/15
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.) 

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