Activity Information
Jan 2019

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

Greenacres 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.)
01/10
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

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

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
01/10
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Jan 2019

Book Discussion: "The Genius of Birds," by Jennifer Ackerman 

Wellington Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
01/09
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

How Cars Work: Cars Demystified

Lantana Road Branch
Gain basic automobile knowledge in this series of lectures. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/02Engines: gas, diesel and hybrid. Brakes: disc, drum and ABS.

01/05Electrical: charging, starting, switches and lights. Heating and cooling AC.

01/09Suspensions: struts and steering. Transmissions: manual, automatic and variable.

01/10Wheels and tires: size and treadware. Maintenance: paint, engine: oil, cooling.
Gain basic automobile knowledge in this series of lectures. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Rise of Vaping With Teens

Okeechobee Boulevard 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. 
01/09
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

Teen Advisory Council (TAC)

Glades Road 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. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/09
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. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

It's a New Year! "Let It Go"

Acreage Branch
Using the principles of Peter Walsh’s book, “Let It Go,” Kathy Andio, professional organizer, will discuss downsizing. Learn how to sort through our possessions. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/09
Using the principles of Peter Walsh’s book, “Let It Go,” Kathy Andio, professional organizer, will discuss downsizing. Learn how to sort through our possessions. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Lucky Stars Jars

Wellington Branch
Ring in the New Year with luck and positivity by writing messages on paper and turning them into lucky stars! Then decorate a jar for them to have a home. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
01/09
Ring in the New Year with luck and positivity by writing messages on paper and turning them into lucky stars! Then decorate a jar for them to have a home. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Jan 2019

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Hagen Ranch Road 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. 
01/09
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. 
Jan 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Come and join other coloring enthusiasts for an hour of relaxation and fun. Materials and coloring pages provided or bring your own. (60 min.) 
01/09
Come and join other coloring enthusiasts for an hour of relaxation and fun. Materials and coloring pages provided or bring your own. (60 min.) 
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

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

Too Good: Communication

Gardens Branch
Officer Susan Klarich will focus on listening skills and best ways to communicating in difficult situations. Session five of the “Too Good” series. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/09
Officer Susan Klarich will focus on listening skills and best ways to communicating in difficult situations. Session five of the “Too Good” series. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) 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

Writers LIVE! Presents: Lisa Black

West Boca Branch
New York Times best-selling author Lisa Black will talk about her latest book in the "Gardiner and Renner" series, “Suffer the Children.” Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Dec 28, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/ writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
01/09
New York Times best-selling author Lisa Black will talk about her latest book in the "Gardiner and Renner" series, “Suffer the Children.” Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Dec 28, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/ writers-live-2019. (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

Recursos gratis para aprender inglés

(Free Resources to Learn English, in Spanish)

Greenacres Branch
Miércoles, 09 de enero, 
2:30 pm

Aprenda cómo utilizar las siguientes herramientas, Basic ESL y Transparent Language, para adquirir destrezas del idioma ingles desde su hogar o en la biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
01/09
Aprenda cómo utilizar las siguientes herramientas, Basic ESL y Transparent Language, para adquirir destrezas del idioma ingles desde su hogar o en la biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Jan 2019

Introduction to Junk Journaling

Acreage Branch
Collect thoughts, ideas and inspiration using found and recycled material. Ages 15 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/09
Collect thoughts, ideas and inspiration using found and recycled material. Ages 15 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Crochet for Beginners: Amigurumi Basics

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn five essential skills to get started with the Japanese art of crocheting small stuffed animals. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches recommended.  Limit 8. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/09
Learn five essential skills to get started with the Japanese art of crocheting small stuffed animals. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches recommended.  Limit 8. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

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

Okeechobee Boulevard 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.)
01/09
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

Crackle Glass Pendant

Lantana Road Branch
Create crackle glass stones that can be used for anything from magnets to jewelry. All materials provided, feel free to bring old or unwanted nail polish. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/09
Create crackle glass stones that can be used for anything from magnets to jewelry. All materials provided, feel free to bring old or unwanted nail polish. Limit 20. (90 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

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Dancerize your way with the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle. Learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. For beginners and experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/09
Dancerize your way with the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle. Learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. For beginners and experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
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

Chair Yoga

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn relaxation methods and exercise with certified Kripalu yoga instructor Carol Dias. Bring water and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Dec 27. 
01/09
Learn relaxation methods and exercise with certified Kripalu yoga instructor Carol Dias. Bring water and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Thu, Dec 27. 
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

Baby Doll Play

Lantana Road Branch
Bathe, dress, feed and care for our baby dolls. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/09 Cancelled
Bathe, dress, feed and care for our baby dolls. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (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

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
01/08
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
Jan 2019

Rise of Vaping With Teens

Wellington 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. 
01/08
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

Tertulia literaria: "Mira si yo te querré" de Luis Leante

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "See How Much I Love You", by Luis Leante )

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Martes, 08 de enero, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
01/08
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Jan 2019

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Chat about your favorite fandoms. Refreshments provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
01/08
Chat about your favorite fandoms. Refreshments provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
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

Vision Board 2019

Tequesta Branch
Create and decorate your own vision board. Bring your bucket list! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/08
Create and decorate your own vision board. Bring your bucket list! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor, Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/08

01/22
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor, Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/08
Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Drop-In Coloring Club: Disney Edition

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Come drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.) 
01/08
Come drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Lantana Road Branch
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Winter Crowns

Wellington Branch
Design and decorate a Winter Crown to celebrate the season. Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
01/08
Design and decorate a Winter Crown to celebrate the season. Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jan 2019

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. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2019

Pet CPR & First Aid

Jupiter Branch
Learn basic pet life-saving skills in this class with a representative from PBC Fire-Rescue. Learn how to save your dog or cat's life with proper techniques. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/08
Learn basic pet life-saving skills in this class with a representative from PBC Fire-Rescue. Learn how to save your dog or cat's life with proper techniques. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Cooking the Books: "Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits," by Reese Witherspooon 

West Boca Branch
Staff led cookbook discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
01/08
Staff led cookbook discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/08Pastels Overview.

01/29Open Studio.

01/15Pastel Project.
Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours

Glades Road Branch
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/08
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

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. 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
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. 
Jan 2019

Electronics Workshop

Acreage Branch
Do holiday gifts have you confused? Bring your electronics and app store ID and password for your device, and learn how they operate. For beginners. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/08
Do holiday gifts have you confused? Bring your electronics and app store ID and password for your device, and learn how they operate. For beginners. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Script-In-Hand Players

West Boynton Branch
A cast of talented experienced actors from Delray, present three warmhearted, humorous short plays centered around relationships, memory and the lack thereof. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/08
A cast of talented experienced actors from Delray, present three warmhearted, humorous short plays centered around relationships, memory and the lack thereof. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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