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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed Mon, Sep 02, for Labor Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 
Activity Information
Jun 2018

Libraries Rock! Rock Painting

Belle Glade Branch
Show your neighborhood pride and create colorful rocks that reflect your favorite hobbies, sports, animals and more. Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
06/04
Show your neighborhood pride and create colorful rocks that reflect your favorite hobbies, sports, animals and more. Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
Jun 2018

Introduction to Crochet

Lantana Road Branch
Do you want to learn how to crochet? Up to six beginners are welcome. Already know how to crochet? Join us to show off your work and pass on your skills.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/04

06/11
Do you want to learn how to crochet? Up to six beginners are welcome. Already know how to crochet? Join us to show off your work and pass on your skills.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
06/04

06/11

06/18

06/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Jun 2018

Baby Play Date

Main Library
Bring your friends for playtime and interaction. Share parenting practices, check out developmentally-appropriate books and play with toys! Ages 3-12 mos. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/04
Bring your friends for playtime and interaction. Share parenting practices, check out developmentally-appropriate books and play with toys! Ages 3-12 mos. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

LEGO® Bricks & More

Main Library
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks, DUPLO® blocks, and other building materials.  All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
06/04

06/11

06/25
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks, DUPLO® blocks, and other building materials.  All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jun 2018

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/04

06/18
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Libraries Rock!

West Boca Branch
Start the summer off on the right foot by signing up for the summer reading program today. Stop by during the times listed and make a simple craft too.  All ages. (2 hr.) 
06/04

06/04
Start the summer off on the right foot by signing up for the summer reading program today. Stop by during the times listed and make a simple craft too.  All ages. (2 hr.) 
Jun 2018

Emotional Intelligent Art

Lantana Road Branch
Learn self awareness, create art, play games and listen to a short story.  Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/03
Learn self awareness, create art, play games and listen to a short story.  Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Chess Buffs

Gardens Branch
Play with other chess buffs for a game or two. Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/03
Play with other chess buffs for a game or two. Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Teen Anime Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you.  Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/02
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you.  Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Greenacres Branch
"Coco." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Popcorn provided. Preregister. PG
06/02
"Coco." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Popcorn provided. Preregister. PG
Jun 2018

Teen Anime Club

Lantana Road Branch
Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga, and discover new ones.  Snacks provided. Ages 13-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/02
Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga, and discover new ones.  Snacks provided. Ages 13-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Acoustic Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided.  (2 hr.) 
06/02
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided.  (2 hr.) 
Jun 2018

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
06/02 (2.5 hr.) 

06/09 (2.5 hr.) 

06/16Mini-Marathon. (4.5 hr.) 

06/23 (2.5 hr.) 

06/30 (2.5 hr.) 
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
Jun 2018

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Do you enjoy sewing and creating embroidered art? Materials provided.  Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/02

06/16
Do you enjoy sewing and creating embroidered art? Materials provided.  Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Yoga Power Hour

Main Library
Namaste! Bring a mat or towel and wear comfortable clothing to this yoga/story time class combo. Ages 3-6. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
06/02
Namaste! Bring a mat or towel and wear comfortable clothing to this yoga/story time class combo. Ages 3-6. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jun 2018

Magical Friends

Wellington Branch
Gather 'round for stories, songs and a craft featuring some fantastical friends. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.) 
06/02
Gather 'round for stories, songs and a craft featuring some fantastical friends. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.) 
Jun 2018

SCORE: The Importance of Your Website Performance

Gardens Branch
Mike Punsky will discuss web application performance, its importance, and steps to take to immediately get on target. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
06/02
Mike Punsky will discuss web application performance, its importance, and steps to take to immediately get on target. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Community Summer Reading Celebration!

Loula V. York Branch
Celebrate the first day of summer with DJ Big Show and line dancing on the lawn; games, face painting, crafts and a cookout provided by Bridges of Pahokee! (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
06/02
Celebrate the first day of summer with DJ Big Show and line dancing on the lawn; games, face painting, crafts and a cookout provided by Bridges of Pahokee! (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Readers Rock With Brent Gregory!

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/02
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Hooked on Crochet

Glades Road Branch
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. All skill levels are welcome. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/02
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. All skill levels are welcome. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (90 min.) 
06/02

06/09

06/16

06/23
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (90 min.) 
Jun 2018

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
"Finding Dory." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (103 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. PG
06/01
"Finding Dory." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (103 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. PG
Jun 2018

PTSD Awareness Month

Jupiter Branch
"Resurface." ©Only Human Films. (26 min.) Watch this short film, and join Van Curaza and Bobby Lane as they discuss the Operation Surf initiative helping veterans with PTSD. Jupiter Vet Center resources. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
06/01
"Resurface." ©Only Human Films. (26 min.) Watch this short film, and join Van Curaza and Bobby Lane as they discuss the Operation Surf initiative helping veterans with PTSD. Jupiter Vet Center resources. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Jun 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/01

06/15
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Land a New Job With Career Transitions

Wellington Branch
Enhance your job search, write an effective résumé and cover letter, or explore a new career path using Career Transitions, one of our online research tools. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/31
Enhance your job search, write an effective résumé and cover letter, or explore a new career path using Career Transitions, one of our online research tools. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

School's Out ... It's Bingo Time!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Play a few games of old-fashioned bingo and win some prizes! Listen closely, mark your card, get five in a row, it’s not that hard!  Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/31
Play a few games of old-fashioned bingo and win some prizes! Listen closely, mark your card, get five in a row, it’s not that hard!  Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
05/10

05/17

05/24

05/31
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
May 2018

Pirate Bingo

Wellington Branch
Create your own card and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/31
Create your own card and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

The Capability Statement: A Must for Small Business

Greenacres Branch
The Capability Statement is a must-have if a business wishes to contract with the government. Learn how to develop one for your business. (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
05/31
The Capability Statement is a must-have if a business wishes to contract with the government. Learn how to develop one for your business. (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
May 2018

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
A series of classes exploring different techniques and mediums where you can explore your artistic interests, get better and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/08Pastel Project.

05/22Mixed Media Project.

05/29Open Studio.

05/31Watercolor Project.
A series of classes exploring different techniques and mediums where you can explore your artistic interests, get better and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

PBS Documentary

Glades Road Branch
"The Jewish Americans." ©PBS Home Video. (101 min.) Acclaimed filmmaker David Grubin traces 350 years of Jewish American history, from the arrival of the first Jews in 1654 up to present day. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
05/17"They Came to Stay."

05/24"The Best of Times, the Worst of Times." 

05/31"Home." 
"The Jewish Americans." ©PBS Home Video. (101 min.) Acclaimed filmmaker David Grubin traces 350 years of Jewish American history, from the arrival of the first Jews in 1654 up to present day. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
May 2018

Intermediate Crochet

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn to work on the back loop and use stitch markers. Make a coffee cup sleeve. Knowledge of single and double crochet stitches required. Materials provided. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
05/31
Learn to work on the back loop and use stitch markers. Make a coffee cup sleeve. Knowledge of single and double crochet stitches required. Materials provided. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Popcorn & Movie

West Boynton Branch
"Phantom Thread." ©Focus Features. (130 min.) Popcorn provided. Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 24. R
05/31
"Phantom Thread." ©Focus Features. (130 min.) Popcorn provided. Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 24. R
May 2018

Backgammon

Lantana Road Branch
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/31
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/03

05/10

05/17

05/24

05/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Mother’s Day Movie Marathon

West Boca Branch
05/03"Mermaids." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (115 min.)  PG-13 

05/10"The Joy Luck Club." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (140 min.) 

05/17"Freaky Friday." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (97 min.)  PG 

05/24"Because I Said So." ©Universal Pictures. (102 min.)  PG-13 

05/31"Mother's Day." ©Open Road Films. (118 min.)  PG-13 
May 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.
05/08

05/10

05/15

05/17

05/22

05/24

05/29

05/31
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.
May 2018

Great Native Plants for Your Garden

Wellington Branch
Join extension agent, Laurie Albrecht, and discover the beautiful plants that call our county home! Get a voucher for two free three-gallon native plants.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/31
Join extension agent, Laurie Albrecht, and discover the beautiful plants that call our county home! Get a voucher for two free three-gallon native plants.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Drop-In Playdough Playdate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Get ready to touch, squeeze, squish using stamps, cookie cutters, and other tools to shape, mold and play. Dress to get messy. Materials provided. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) 
05/31
Get ready to touch, squeeze, squish using stamps, cookie cutters, and other tools to shape, mold and play. Dress to get messy. Materials provided. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) 
May 2018

Board Games & Puzzles

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Socialize over games and puzzles provided by the library. Feel free to bring your own as well! (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/31
Socialize over games and puzzles provided by the library. Feel free to bring your own as well! (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Asistans pesonel an Kreyol

(Personal Assistance, in Creole)

Belle Glade Branch
Jedi, 03 Mè, tout jounen an
Jedi, 10 Mè, tout jounen an
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Bezwen èd pou itilize yon òdinatè, fè yon rezime, ranpli epi voye aplikasyon sou entènèt oswa itilize sit entènèt bibliyotèk. Plas yo limite. Premye vini, premye sèvi. (60 min.) Anregistre alavans.
05/03

05/10

05/17

05/24

05/31
Bezwen èd pou itilize yon òdinatè, fè yon rezime, ranpli epi voye aplikasyon sou entènèt oswa itilize sit entènèt bibliyotèk. Plas yo limite. Premye vini, premye sèvi. (60 min.) Anregistre alavans.
May 2018

Getting Started With Ancestry Library Edition

Wellington Branch
Learn how to access and navigate one of the most popular online resources for researching your family tree. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/30
Learn how to access and navigate one of the most popular online resources for researching your family tree. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
05/02

05/09

05/16

05/23

05/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
May 2018

Sensory Story Time for Adults With Special Needs

Glades Road Branch
Enjoy stories, music, dance and art about dinosaurs!  (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/30
Enjoy stories, music, dance and art about dinosaurs!  (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Book Chat: "American Street," by Ibi Zoboi 

Belle Glade Branch
Copies are available in the teen section.  Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
05/30
Copies are available in the teen section.  Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
May 2018

Volunteer Prep Party

Loula V. York Branch
Assist with plans for the Summer Reading kickoff event and prep for your role in the festivities! Ages 12-18. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
05/30
Assist with plans for the Summer Reading kickoff event and prep for your role in the festivities! Ages 12-18. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boca Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 
05/01

05/15

05/22

05/30
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 
May 2018

End-of-School-Year Craft Bonanza Blowout!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Make as many crafts as you want with the supplies from our Craft Closet. Take crafts home to enjoy and create! Materials provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/30
Make as many crafts as you want with the supplies from our Craft Closet. Take crafts home to enjoy and create! Materials provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Intro to Languages

Glades Road Branch
Learn the basics of these awesome languages! We will learn the alphabet, numbers 1-10 and nursery rhymes. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/09Hebrew.

05/16American Sign Language.

05/23French.

05/30German.
Learn the basics of these awesome languages! We will learn the alphabet, numbers 1-10 and nursery rhymes. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 

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