Activity Information
Dec 2019

Not So Jolly, Holiday Movies

Glades Road Branch
12/07"Gremlins." ©Warner Bros. (106 min.)  PG 

12/14"The Nightmare Before Christmas." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (76 min.)  PG 
Dec 2019

Introduction to Klezmer Music

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Renowned clarinetist Stojo Miserlioski performs klezmer music and highlights its historical significance throughout Europe, Middle East and the Americas. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/14
Renowned clarinetist Stojo Miserlioski performs klezmer music and highlights its historical significance throughout Europe, Middle East and the Americas. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
12/07 (2.5 hr.) 

12/14 (2.5 hr.) 

12/28Winter Adventure Marathon. (3.5 hr.) 
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
Dec 2019

Crafternoon

Jupiter Branch
Creative crafting is a good way to enhance mental health and make new friends. Join us monthly for an exciting craft project to get your creative juices flowing. Ages 12 & up. Limit 12. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/14
Creative crafting is a good way to enhance mental health and make new friends. Join us monthly for an exciting craft project to get your creative juices flowing. Ages 12 & up. Limit 12. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Suits for Seniors Presents: Career Opportunities

Main Library
Matching professional mentors and youth to elevate to better career opportunities, personal fulfillment and a life filled with promise. Ages 15-19. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/14 Cancelled
Matching professional mentors and youth to elevate to better career opportunities, personal fulfillment and a life filled with promise. Ages 15-19. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

College Readiness: SAT®/ACT® Practice Sessions

Belle Glade Branch
Enjoy a quiet space to work on improving your scores. Ages 12-18. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
12/07

12/14
Enjoy a quiet space to work on improving your scores. Ages 12-18. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Dec 2019

Adventures With Ms. Dez: Happiest Holidays

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
We'll celebrate the gifts of the season as "snow" falls gently around us. Ages 3-8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/14
We'll celebrate the gifts of the season as "snow" falls gently around us. Ages 3-8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Greenacres Branch
Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/14
Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Super Saturday Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/07Celebrate Love!

12/14Celebrate Joy!

12/21Winter Wonderland I.

12/28Winter Wonderland II.
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Play Dough Fun

Main Library
Squish! Roll! Sculpt! Create! Play dough has been found to enhance a child's fine motor skills, sensory experience and it's tons of fun! Ages 5-7. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/14
Squish! Roll! Sculpt! Create! Play dough has been found to enhance a child's fine motor skills, sensory experience and it's tons of fun! Ages 5-7. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Gentle Yoga & Meditation

Acreage Branch
Relax and exercise with certified yoga instructor Dr. Maruti Ram Gudavalli. Bring water, a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/14
Relax and exercise with certified yoga instructor Dr. Maruti Ram Gudavalli. Bring water, a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

DIY Wrapping Paper Wreath

Belle Glade Branch
Decorate your home for the holidays. Have fun making a focal point wreath crafted with layered tubes of gift wrap! All materials provided. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/14
Decorate your home for the holidays. Have fun making a focal point wreath crafted with layered tubes of gift wrap! All materials provided. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/07

12/14

12/21

12/28
Learn the basics of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/14
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Healthcare Enrollment Assistance One-On-One Sessions

Lantana Road Branch
Do you need health insurance? The Healthcare Open Enrollment window runs from Nov 01 - Dec 15. Navigators will be on-site to provide enrollment assistance. (4 hr.) Call 1-877-553-7453 to schedule an appointment. 
12/02

12/03

12/07

12/09

12/10

12/14
Do you need health insurance? The Healthcare Open Enrollment window runs from Nov 01 - Dec 15. Navigators will be on-site to provide enrollment assistance. (4 hr.) Call 1-877-553-7453 to schedule an appointment. 
Dec 2019

25 Days of Reading: Read-A-Thon

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
As an annual season of Christmas programming, we wanted to follow suit and encourage our young readers. 'Tis the season to be reading! 
12/02

12/03

12/04

12/05

12/06

12/07

12/09

12/10

12/11

12/12

12/13

12/14

12/16

12/17

12/18

12/19

12/20

12/21

12/23

12/26

12/27

12/28

12/30

12/31
As an annual season of Christmas programming, we wanted to follow suit and encourage our young readers. 'Tis the season to be reading! 
Dec 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. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/07

12/14

12/21

12/28
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Homebuyer Education Workshop: A Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCMD) Workshop

Main Library
Are you thinking of buying a home? Get the answers to your questions. CCCSMD is an approved US-HUD housing counseling service. (8 hr.) Preregister. 
12/14
Are you thinking of buying a home? Get the answers to your questions. CCCSMD is an approved US-HUD housing counseling service. (8 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Florida Dance Conservatory

Gardens Branch
Enjoy a magical performance by the students of the Florida Dance Conservatory. 
12/13
Enjoy a magical performance by the students of the Florida Dance Conservatory. 
Dec 2019

Young Singers of the Palm Beaches

Gardens Branch
Young Singers of the Palm Beaches is Palm Beach County's award winning community-based children's choir and is an inclusive, multi-cultural arts education organization based centrally in West Palm Beach at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. The groups is comprised of singers in grades 2-12 from all parts of Palm Beach County's diverse racial, ethnic, geographic, and socio-economic communities.  (30 min.) 
12/13
Young Singers of the Palm Beaches is Palm Beach County's award winning community-based children's choir and is an inclusive, multi-cultural arts education organization based centrally in West Palm Beach at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. The groups is comprised of singers in grades 2-12 from all parts of Palm Beach County's diverse racial, ethnic, geographic, and socio-economic communities.  (30 min.) 
Dec 2019

50th Anniversary Holiday Event

Gardens Branch
For the finale of our year-long 50th Anniversary celebration, enjoy a family-friendly event to celebrate the season. The festive, after-hours holiday event includes performances by Orchid City Brass Band, the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches, Florida Dance Conservatory and a silent auction of wreaths and door decorations to benefit the Friends of the Library. Refreshments provided. (2.5 hr.) 
12/13
For the finale of our year-long 50th Anniversary celebration, enjoy a family-friendly event to celebrate the season. The festive, after-hours holiday event includes performances by Orchid City Brass Band, the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches, Florida Dance Conservatory and a silent auction of wreaths and door decorations to benefit the Friends of the Library. Refreshments provided. (2.5 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Orchid City Brass Band

Gardens Branch
Members of South Florida’s premier British-Style Brass Band, will perform a wide variety of music - everything from transcriptions of the classics, original works for brass band and arrangements of popular songs, movie scores, jazz, and stage works. Refreshments provided. (45 min.) 
12/13
Members of South Florida’s premier British-Style Brass Band, will perform a wide variety of music - everything from transcriptions of the classics, original works for brass band and arrangements of popular songs, movie scores, jazz, and stage works. Refreshments provided. (45 min.) 
Dec 2019

Holiday Unwrapping Game

Lantana Road Branch
Play a fun game and discover the surprises that you can unravel. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/13
Play a fun game and discover the surprises that you can unravel. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Adventures With Ms. Dez: Happiest Holidays

Gardens Branch
We'll celebrate the gifts of the season as "snow" falls gently around us. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/13
We'll celebrate the gifts of the season as "snow" falls gently around us. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Wisdom Café

Jupiter Branch
Meet, converse and connect with others in facilitated discussions of universal topics such as gratitude, legacy, happiness and what gives life meaning. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/13
Meet, converse and connect with others in facilitated discussions of universal topics such as gratitude, legacy, happiness and what gives life meaning. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
12/06"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial." ©Universal Pictures. (115 min.)  PG 

12/13"The Angry Birds Movie 2." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (96 min.)  PG 

12/20"The Secret Life of Pets 2." ©Universal Pictures. (85 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Dec 2019

Movie Matinee

Royal Palm Beach Branch
"Yesterday." ©Universal Pictures. (156 min.) Preregister. PG-13
12/13
"Yesterday." ©Universal Pictures. (156 min.) Preregister. PG-13
Dec 2019

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. (3 hr.) 
12/13
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. (3 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Book Discussion: "Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love," by Dani Shapiro 

Glades Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/13
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Tiny Tot Art: Art for Toddlers

Greenacres Branch
A special holiday art class designed specifically for little hands. Ages 18-36. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/13
A special holiday art class designed specifically for little hands. Ages 18-36. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/13
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Jingle Your Way to the Library!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Jam to your favorite story time and seasonal tunes with your little one. Ages 12-36 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/13
Jam to your favorite story time and seasonal tunes with your little one. Ages 12-36 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Sensory Sensations for Little Ones

Jupiter Branch
Develop your little one's senses with hands-on learning for infants and toddlers. Please dress for messy and fun experiences for both parents and children. Ages 3-15 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/13
Develop your little one's senses with hands-on learning for infants and toddlers. Please dress for messy and fun experiences for both parents and children. Ages 3-15 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Aspiring writers, join this informal roundtable discussion to share and improve your craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
12/13

12/27
Aspiring writers, join this informal roundtable discussion to share and improve your craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Tai Chi

Main Library
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Adventures in Reading: "Mercy Seat," by Elizabeth Winthrop 

Jupiter Branch
Travel back in time for the Jim Crow era story of wrongfully accused Willie Jones as he meets his fate. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Travel back in time for the Jim Crow era story of wrongfully accused Willie Jones as he meets his fate. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Game Night

Acreage Branch
Try new and favorite games. Bring friends or meet some. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
12/12
Try new and favorite games. Bring friends or meet some. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Film & Discussion

Lantana Road Branch
"5B." ©RYOT Films. (94 min.) The story of everyday heroes who took action to comfort, protect and care for the patients of the first HIV/AIDS ward unit. Discussion led by Compass to follow. Limit 100. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. PG-13
12/12
"5B." ©RYOT Films. (94 min.) The story of everyday heroes who took action to comfort, protect and care for the patients of the first HIV/AIDS ward unit. Discussion led by Compass to follow. Limit 100. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. PG-13
Dec 2019

Winter Wonderland Bingo

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Make your own bingo card for some winter-themed fun. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Make your own bingo card for some winter-themed fun. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Crochet for Kids

Belle Glade Branch
Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Some materials provided. Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/12
Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Some materials provided. Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2019

Teen Study Hall

Jupiter Branch
A quiet space for you to study or finish your homework. Please be aware that there will be no homework help provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
12/12
A quiet space for you to study or finish your homework. Please be aware that there will be no homework help provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Wigglecise

Gardens Branch
We’ll wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two while having fun and getting fit. Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
We’ll wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two while having fun and getting fit. Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Paper Snow Globe

Wellington Branch
Create a winter wonderland and let it snow! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/12
Create a winter wonderland and let it snow! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2019

Catch That Gingerbread!

Acreage Branch
Participate in a lively telling of the story of a runaway Gingerbread cookie and decorate some cookies of your own to eat or share. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 
12/12
Participate in a lively telling of the story of a runaway Gingerbread cookie and decorate some cookies of your own to eat or share. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Personalized attention in the areas of computers, mobile devices and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/05

12/05

12/05

12/12

12/12

12/12

12/19

12/19

12/19
Personalized attention in the areas of computers, mobile devices and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Traveling Through Jewish Europe & Asia

Wellington Branch
Author and travel writer Ben G. Frank talks about his journey through Jewish cities, such as Paris, Vienna and Budapest. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Author and travel writer Ben G. Frank talks about his journey through Jewish cities, such as Paris, Vienna and Budapest. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Winter Mason Jars

Greenacres Branch
Create a sparkling winter centerpiece using mason jars, glitter, and snowy-themed decorations. Materials provided. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Create a sparkling winter centerpiece using mason jars, glitter, and snowy-themed decorations. Materials provided. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Community Action Program Orientation

Lantana Road Branch
The Community Action Program was established to remove barriers and create opportunities for low-income individuals to become more self-sufficient. Learn about the services offered including utility assistance and employment support. First come, first served.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
The Community Action Program was established to remove barriers and create opportunities for low-income individuals to become more self-sufficient. Learn about the services offered including utility assistance and employment support. First come, first served.  (60 min.) Preregister. 

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