Activity Information
Oct 2018

Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
10/29
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Teen HorrorFest

Belle Glade Branch
Popcorn provided. Grades 5-12.
10/15"A Quiet Place." ©Paramount Pictures. (90 min.)  PG-13 

10/22"The Others." ©Miramax. (100 min.)  PG-13 

10/29"Poltergeist." ©Warner Bros. (114 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Grades 5-12.
Oct 2018

Teenie Halloweenie

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Celebrate Halloween with our annual Teenie Halloweenie. Enjoy music and entertainment by the Amazing Mr. A.  Refreshments provided. All ages. (90 min.) 
10/29
Celebrate Halloween with our annual Teenie Halloweenie. Enjoy music and entertainment by the Amazing Mr. A.  Refreshments provided. All ages. (90 min.) 
Oct 2018

Día de los Muertos Movie & Craft

Royal Palm Beach Branch
"Coco." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Discover this Mexican holiday while watching a movie and sipping hot cocoa. Make a Mexican paper banner to take home.  Ages 8 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. PG
10/29
"Coco." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Discover this Mexican holiday while watching a movie and sipping hot cocoa. Make a Mexican paper banner to take home.  Ages 8 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. PG
Oct 2018

After-School Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/01

10/15

10/22

10/29
Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Halloween Spook-tacular

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Looking for something to do, until trick-or-treat time? Enjoy not-so-spooky tales, activities and make a fun craft to celebrate the season. Costumes welcomed. Ages 3-9. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/29
Looking for something to do, until trick-or-treat time? Enjoy not-so-spooky tales, activities and make a fun craft to celebrate the season. Costumes welcomed. Ages 3-9. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Halloween Make & Take

West Boynton Branch
Concoct spooky or silly Halloween crafts: monsters, pumpkins, a haunted house ... possibilities ghoul-ore! Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/29
Concoct spooky or silly Halloween crafts: monsters, pumpkins, a haunted house ... possibilities ghoul-ore! Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Homework Help

Gardens Branch
Students can get one-on-one assistance with homework by a library staff member. Grades K-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
10/01 Cancelled

10/15 Cancelled

10/22 Cancelled

10/29 Cancelled
Students can get one-on-one assistance with homework by a library staff member. Grades K-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Crochet Club

Lantana Road Branch
Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/15

10/29
Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/01

10/15

10/22

10/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
10/01

10/15

10/22

10/29
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
Oct 2018

Pumpkin Pizzazz!

Greenacres Branch
Break out the Sharpie® markers, paint and glitter. Mini pumpkins are ready for their faces: funny or ghoulish, friendly or scary – you decide! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/27
Break out the Sharpie® markers, paint and glitter. Mini pumpkins are ready for their faces: funny or ghoulish, friendly or scary – you decide! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
10/13

10/27
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, while battling evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
10/06

10/13

10/20

10/27
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, while battling evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Stitching Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/06

10/27
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

The Crop Circle: Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Organize your photos and record your memories by using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/27
Organize your photos and record your memories by using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
10/13"Boo! A Madea Halloween." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (103 min.)  PG-13 

10/27"Tyler Perry's Boo 2!: A Madea Halloween." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (101 min.)  PG-13 
Oct 2018

Hispanic Presence in America: Culture, Literature & Language

Glades Road Branch
Yvette Fuentes, Ph.D., discusses the significant contributions and impact, Latin American culture, literature, and Spanish language have had on American society. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/27
Yvette Fuentes, Ph.D., discusses the significant contributions and impact, Latin American culture, literature, and Spanish language have had on American society. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Let's Play! Board Games & Puzzles

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, card games, both old and new, and puzzles provided or bring your own.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Preregister. 
10/16 (90 min.) 

10/27 (2 hr.) 

10/30 (90 min.) 
Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, card games, both old and new, and puzzles provided or bring your own.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Sensory Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/27
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Halloween Hullabaloo!

Greenacres Branch
Stroll through our “pumpkin patch” and enjoy fun fall activities, a puppet show, and crafts. Wear your special costume and don’t be late! Ages 3-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/27
Stroll through our “pumpkin patch” and enjoy fun fall activities, a puppet show, and crafts. Wear your special costume and don’t be late! Ages 3-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Boo to You! Annual Halloween Party

Loula V. York Branch
Come in costume for a not-too-scary story and lots of fun! Refreshments provided. Ages 2-11. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/27
Come in costume for a not-too-scary story and lots of fun! Refreshments provided. Ages 2-11. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

SCORE: Introduction to Business Ownership

Gardens Branch
Find out what it takes to be successful: risks, rewards, obstacles and myths about business ownership, and the legal requirements for launching a business. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/27
Find out what it takes to be successful: risks, rewards, obstacles and myths about business ownership, and the legal requirements for launching a business. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Family Genealogy

West Boca Branch
Celebrate Family History Month by working on your family tree with Ancestry. Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/27
Celebrate Family History Month by working on your family tree with Ancestry. Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Halloween Dance Party & Parade

Gardens Branch
Listen to some not-so-scary stories and dance to Halloween classics, then we’ll parade through the library. Ages 1-7. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/27
Listen to some not-so-scary stories and dance to Halloween classics, then we’ll parade through the library. Ages 1-7. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Books & Kids! Bilingual Story Time

¡Libros y niños! Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sábado, 27 de octubre, 
10:30 am

Listen to stories, songs and rhymes in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie and Señora Tania!  Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (40 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
10/27
Listen to stories, songs and rhymes in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie and Señora Tania!  Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (40 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Acompáñanos y disfrute de cuentos, canciones y rimas en inglés y español con nuestras amigas Señora Leslie y Señora Tania. Edades 2-5. (40 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
10/27
Oct 2018

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/06

10/20

10/27
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Halloween Fun

Jupiter Branch
More treats than tricks with stories, music and crafts. Costumes encouraged.  Ages 1-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/27
More treats than tricks with stories, music and crafts. Costumes encouraged.  Ages 1-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/06

10/20

10/27
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Halloween 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. 
10/26
Play the classic game with a holiday twist, where candy bingo markers and prizes add to the fun. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Election Time 2018: Know the Issues

Jupiter Branch
Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, provides a clear explanation of state constitutional amendments and local questions on this year's ballot. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/26
Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, provides a clear explanation of state constitutional amendments and local questions on this year's ballot. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
10/19The Story of the National Gallery, London.  Late Medieval Painting.  Early Renaissance Italian Painting. 

10/26Netherlandish Portraits and Devotional Images.  Florence—Center of 15th-Century Italian Art.  15th-Century Venetian Art. 
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Oct 2018

Preschool Block Party

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
We’re bringing out LEGO® DUPLO® blocks, wooden blocks, and Bristle Blocks® just for you! Ages 3-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
10/26
We’re bringing out LEGO® DUPLO® blocks, wooden blocks, and Bristle Blocks® just for you! Ages 3-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

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. 
10/12

10/26
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. 
Oct 2018

Special Effects Makeup: Wounds

Lantana Road Branch
Are you looking to add a little oomph to your Halloween costume? Learn the basics from abrasions to bruises.  Ages 16 & up. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/25
Are you looking to add a little oomph to your Halloween costume? Learn the basics from abrasions to bruises.  Ages 16 & up. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Gardens Branch
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/25
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/25
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/11

10/25
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Little Artists: Ink & Watercolor

West Boca Branch
Use Sharpie® markers and watercolors to create vivid, high contrast masterpieces.  Ages 7 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
10/25
Use Sharpie® markers and watercolors to create vivid, high contrast masterpieces.  Ages 7 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Crafts for Kids: Autumn

Acreage Branch
Make a fun, exciting autumnal craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
10/25
Make a fun, exciting autumnal craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Belle Glade Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
10/11

10/18

10/25
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Crochet for Beginners

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn about tools and materials, some basic stitches, and how to read a pattern while working on a crocheted bookmark. Materials provided. Limit 8. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/25
Learn about tools and materials, some basic stitches, and how to read a pattern while working on a crocheted bookmark. Materials provided. Limit 8. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Music by Laible Blu

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Enjoy the musical artistry of this folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs and country music. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/25
Enjoy the musical artistry of this folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs and country music. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Getting Started With FamilySearch

West Boynton Branch
Research your family history; educate yourself on how to use this popular genealogy website.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/25
Research your family history; educate yourself on how to use this popular genealogy website.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/04

10/11

10/18

10/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

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. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/25
Take your basic knowledge and put it to work. Learn how to get your colors for a deepening effect. Materials provided. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Belle Glade 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.) 
10/04

10/11

10/18

10/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 10. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Homeschool: STEM - Coding With Tech Toys: Circuits Snap Circuits®

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/25
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 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.
10/02

10/04

10/09

10/11

10/16

10/18

10/23

10/25
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.
Oct 2018

Boogie Woogie Time

Loula V. York Branch
Children and their parents are invited for music, movement and creative activities. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/04In Praise of Autumn I.

10/18Everything Pumpkin I.

10/25Everything Pumpkin II.
Children and their parents are invited for music, movement and creative activities. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 

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