Activity Information
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24

10/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Read Together PBC Book Discussion: "Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland," by Dave Barry

Wellington Branch
The Literacy Coalition of PBC is encouraging every adult to read the same book at the same time. Borrow a copy and attend a lively discussion. (60 min.)  (60 min.) Preregister.  Preregister. 
10/24
The Literacy Coalition of PBC is encouraging every adult to read the same book at the same time. Borrow a copy and attend a lively discussion. (60 min.)  (60 min.) Preregister.  Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Show off your knowledge of topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
10/24
Show off your knowledge of topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Election Time 2018: Know the Issues

Glades Road 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. 
10/24
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

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. (90 min.) 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
Oct 2018

Creative Journaling

Glades Road Branch
Learn basic bullet journaling techniques for your personal journal or calendar. Materials provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/24
Learn basic bullet journaling techniques for your personal journal or calendar. Materials provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Paint a Pumpkin

Loula V. York Branch
Families are invited to paint a decorative pumpkin for their holiday table. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister by Sat, Oct 20. 
10/24
Families are invited to paint a decorative pumpkin for their holiday table. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister by Sat, Oct 20. 
Oct 2018

Harry Potter Book Bingo

Gardens Branch
Have fun and win prizes, while playing bingo with a twist! Snacks provided. Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/24
Have fun and win prizes, while playing bingo with a twist! Snacks provided. Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Children work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications available at the children's services desk. No Reading Buddies on Wed, Oct 31. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24
Children work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications available at the children's services desk. No Reading Buddies on Wed, Oct 31. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Life Skills for Success

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office will reinforce positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24
Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office will reinforce positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Spooky Slime

Greenacres Branch
Every haunted home should have some slime. Concoct a batch for an ooey-gooey good time. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/24
Every haunted home should have some slime. Concoct a batch for an ooey-gooey good time. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sign up for this four-session course facilitated by award-winning poet, Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Oct 01. 
10/10

10/17

10/24

10/31
Sign up for this four-session course facilitated by award-winning poet, Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Oct 01. 
Oct 2018

After-School Math Club

Belle Glade Branch
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24

10/31
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

STEM Club: Halloween

Tequesta Branch
Four weeks. Four projects. All Halloween.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (50 min.) Preregister. 
10/03Magic Potions Density Tower.

10/10Candy Pumpkin Structures.

10/17Skeleton Anatomy.

10/24Slimey Brain Surgery.
Four weeks. Four projects. All Halloween.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (50 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. No Chess Club on Wed, Oct 31.  Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. No Chess Club on Wed, Oct 31.  Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/03

10/10

10/24

10/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Read Together PBC Book Discussion: "Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland," by Dave Barry

Royal Palm Beach Branch
The Literacy Coalition of PBC is encouraging every adult to read the same book at the same time. Borrow a copy and attend a lively discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/24 Cancelled
The Literacy Coalition of PBC is encouraging every adult to read the same book at the same time. Borrow a copy and attend a lively discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Discover hoopla, a digital media service available anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with a library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/24
Discover hoopla, a digital media service available anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with a library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24

10/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Loula V. York 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.) 
10/03 (2 hr.) 

10/10 (2 hr.) 

10/17 (2 hr.) 

10/24 (2 hr.) 

10/31
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

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.) 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24

10/31
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
Oct 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.
10/02

10/03

10/10

10/16

10/17

10/23

10/24

10/30

10/31
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.
Oct 2018

Skype With Author & Illustrator Fred Koehler

Tequesta Branch
Camp in with author and illustrator of "Flashlight Night" and "Super Jumbo." Bring questions. S'mores and hot cocoa served.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
10/23
Camp in with author and illustrator of "Flashlight Night" and "Super Jumbo." Bring questions. S'mores and hot cocoa served.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

PBC Bar Association Presents Landlord/Tenant Law

West Boynton Branch
Learn the rights and responsibilities of the landlord/tenant and court procedures in a lawsuit.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
Learn the rights and responsibilities of the landlord/tenant and court procedures in a lawsuit.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Pokémon Club

Acreage Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
10/23
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
Oct 2018

Cardboard Car Drive-In

Greenacres Branch
Transform cardboard boxes into cool, kid-friendly cars and park in front of the big screen to watch the show! Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
Transform cardboard boxes into cool, kid-friendly cars and park in front of the big screen to watch the show! Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23

10/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Introduction to the LearningExpress: An Interactive Online Resource

Lantana Road Branch
Prepare for the ACT®, SAT®, AP®, GED®, TASC and more using interactive exams, career and résumé tips, computer tutorials and study guides. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
Prepare for the ACT®, SAT®, AP®, GED®, TASC and more using interactive exams, career and résumé tips, computer tutorials and study guides. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/02 Cancelled

10/09

10/16

10/23
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/02 Cancelled

10/09

10/16

10/23
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Book & Film Discussion: "Goosebumps," by R.L. Stine 

Belle Glade Branch
"Goosebumps." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (103 min.) Read any book in the series that inspired the movie and share your thoughts with the group. Copies available in the children's services section and online. Snacks provided. (2 hr.) PG
10/23
"Goosebumps." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (103 min.) Read any book in the series that inspired the movie and share your thoughts with the group. Copies available in the children's services section and online. Snacks provided. (2 hr.) PG
Oct 2018

Art a la Carte

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Stretch your creativity as we explore different materials to create process-based art projects. This is all about having fun and exploring with less. All ages. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
Stretch your creativity as we explore different materials to create process-based art projects. This is all about having fun and exploring with less. All ages. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Success Starts Here

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23
Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Squish It!

Lantana Road Branch
Make your own stress balls using a variety of materials. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
Make your own stress balls using a variety of materials. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Coding With Tech Toys: Bee-Bots®

West Boca Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 5 & up. Limit 16. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
10/23
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 5 & up. Limit 16. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23

10/30
Come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Oct 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. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23

10/30
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Medicare 101

Glades Road Branch
Join SHINE as they cover the five parts of Medicare, and deciding between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
Join SHINE as they cover the five parts of Medicare, and deciding between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Genealogy & the U.S. Decennial Census of Population

Jupiter Branch
Learn how to find and trace your families and communities over generations by searching and analyzing primary records created for the 1790-1950 censuses. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
Learn how to find and trace your families and communities over generations by searching and analyzing primary records created for the 1790-1950 censuses. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Art for Adults: Beginner's Series

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/09Lines, Shapes and Sketching.

10/16Contour and Dimension.

10/23Shading.

10/30Charcoal Still-life.
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/02

10/16

10/23

10/30
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23

10/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Medicare Part C

Royal Palm Beach Branch
This presentation provides a broad overview of Medicare, and how Part C fits into the Medicare Path Framework.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/23
This presentation provides a broad overview of Medicare, and how Part C fits into the Medicare Path Framework.  (90 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

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-3. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/02In Praise of Autumn I.

10/16Everything Pumpkin I.

10/23Everything Pumpkin II.

10/30Happy Halloween!
Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-3. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Campfire Stories to Tell in the Dark

Lantana Road Branch
Tell your own spooky tales while munching on s'mores! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/22
Tell your own spooky tales while munching on s'mores! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Wellington 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

Haunted House Rehearsal

Glades Road Branch
Bring your most creative and spooky ideas for our Haunted House to be held Mon, Oct 29.  Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/22
Bring your most creative and spooky ideas for our Haunted House to be held Mon, Oct 29.  Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Pumpkin Painting

West Boynton Branch
Spooky or sparkly? You decide when painting your own pumpkin. Dress appropriately. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/22
Spooky or sparkly? You decide when painting your own pumpkin. Dress appropriately. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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