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Activity Information
Sep 2018

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
09/17
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Sep 2018

Pirate Party!

West Boynton Branch
Ahoy, matey! Sail on by for a treasured-filled afternoon of food and fun! Snacks provided. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/17
Ahoy, matey! Sail on by for a treasured-filled afternoon of food and fun! Snacks provided. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 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.) 
09/10 Cancelled

09/17 Cancelled

09/24 Cancelled
Students can get one-on-one assistance with homework by a library staff member.  Grades K-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Sep 2018

STEAM Club

Wellington Branch
Use your engineering skills to design and launch a catapult. Ages 5-12. Limit 50. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
09/17
Use your engineering skills to design and launch a catapult. Ages 5-12. Limit 50. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Sep 2018

Preschool Crafternoon

Jupiter Branch
Explore your little artist's imagination through crafts. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
09/17
Explore your little artist's imagination through crafts. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Medical Mondays

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Dr. Joseph Ricotta of Delray Medical Center discusses the Robotic Surgery Alternative for PVD and Venous Disease. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/17
Dr. Joseph Ricotta of Delray Medical Center discusses the Robotic Surgery Alternative for PVD and Venous Disease. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Chinese Medicine

West Boynton Branch
Learn the basics of Chinese medicine and how it is used in our modern medical system. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/17
Learn the basics of Chinese medicine and how it is used in our modern medical system. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Book Tasting: Grades 2-5

Belle Glade Branch
Features Sunshine State Young Readers, award-winning books, staff picks and more. Tasting sessions start every hour from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Refreshments provided. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.
09/17
Features Sunshine State Young Readers, award-winning books, staff picks and more. Tasting sessions start every hour from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Refreshments provided. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Sep 2018

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
09/10

09/17

09/24
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
Sep 2018

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/10

09/17
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Funny Bunny Story Time

Wellington Branch
Hippty-hop on over to enjoy songs, dances, stories and a craft. Ages 2-6. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
09/16
Hippty-hop on over to enjoy songs, dances, stories and a craft. Ages 2-6. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Sep 2018

Latin American Classical Music on Viola

Música clásica de latinoamérica en viola

West Boca Branch
Domingo, 16 de septiembre, 
2:00 pm

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. (60 min.) 
09/16
Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. (60 min.) 
El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. (60 min.) 
09/16
Sep 2018

Miniature Gardens: Southwestern

Acreage Branch
Paint lively motifs on clay pots and create a colorful desert. Ages 14 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/16
Paint lively motifs on clay pots and create a colorful desert. Ages 14 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Perler® Bead Party

Jupiter Branch
Use our patterns or your imagination to create fun characters and designs from Perler® beads. Ages 8-13. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/15
Use our patterns or your imagination to create fun characters and designs from Perler® beads. Ages 8-13. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

With You Venezuela: Musical Presentation by Papagayo Vocal Ensemble

Contigo Venezuela: Presentación de Papagayo Ensamble Vocal

Wellington Branch
Sábado, 15 de septiembre, 
2:30 pm

Under the direction of renowned singer and music producer, Claudio Corsi, Papagayo Vocal Ensemble performs beautiful music from Venezuela and Latin America. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
09/15
Under the direction of renowned singer and music producer, Claudio Corsi, Papagayo Vocal Ensemble performs beautiful music from Venezuela and Latin America. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Bajo la dirección del renombrado cantante y productor musical, Claudio Corsi, Papagayo Ensamble Vocal nos deleitará con música tradicional venezolana y de Latinoamérica. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/15
Sep 2018

Crafternoon: God's Eye

Belle Glade Branch
A traditional Mexican craft for good fortune. All ages. (60 min.) 
09/15
A traditional Mexican craft for good fortune. All ages. (60 min.) 
Sep 2018

Coding for Kids: Grades Pre-K-2

Lantana Road Branch
Have fun learning how to code! A two-week session of hands on learning and coding activities. Ages 4-7. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/15Robot Turtles.

09/22Bee-Bot®.
Have fun learning how to code! A two-week session of hands on learning and coding activities. Ages 4-7. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Book + Art: A Mash-Up for Art & Book Lovers: "Florida," by Lauren Groff + Florida Themed Photographic Works

Gardens Branch
Borrow a copy of the featured book and attend a lively discussion that will cover the reading and related works of art. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/15
Borrow a copy of the featured book and attend a lively discussion that will cover the reading and related works of art. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 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. 
09/15

09/22

09/29
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

The Crop Circle: Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Organize your photos and record your memories with scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/15
Organize your photos and record your memories with scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Reading Buddies

Loula V. York Branch
Children are invited to practice their reading skills with our teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/08

09/15

09/22

09/29
Children are invited to practice their reading skills with our teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Tequesta Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/15
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
09/15
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2018

Preschool Science Lab: Dinosaur Roar

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Science meets story time as we learn about dinosaurs from apatosaurus to zuniceratops. Experiments included; dress for mess. Ages 3-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/15
Science meets story time as we learn about dinosaurs from apatosaurus to zuniceratops. Experiments included; dress for mess. Ages 3-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 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. (2.5 hr.) 
09/08

09/15

09/22

09/29
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. (2.5 hr.) 
Sep 2018

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
September is Agatha Christie's birth month. Read this well-known classic by the best-selling author of all time and see how the three film versions compare! Preregister. 
09/01"Murder on the Orient Express (1974)." ©Paramount Pictures. (128 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2.5 hr.) PG 

09/06"Murder on the Orient Express," by Agatha Christie. Book discussion. (60 min.) 

09/15"Murder on the Orient Express (2010)." ©Acorn Media. (89 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (1.75 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated. 

09/29"Murder on the Orient Express (2017)." ©Twentieth Century Fox. (114 min.) Film discussion and viewing. (2.25 hr.) PG-13 
September is Agatha Christie's birth month. Read this well-known classic by the best-selling author of all time and see how the three film versions compare! Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Zumbini: Dance & Play Together!

Acreage Branch
Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes. Groove to world music in an upbeat environment for your little one and you. Ages 0-3. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
09/15

09/25
Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes. Groove to world music in an upbeat environment for your little one and you. Ages 0-3. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
Sep 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. 
09/15
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

STEM: Coding Basics

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 10-14. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/15
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 10-14. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Children and their parents are invited to share stories, music and creative activities. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/08School Daze I.

09/15School Daze II.

09/22Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month I.

09/29Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month II.
Children and their parents are invited to share stories, music and creative activities. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Fall Fun

Tequesta Branch
Stories, songs and games all about fall followed by a leaf art project to take home. Ages 3-5. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/15
Stories, songs and games all about fall followed by a leaf art project to take home. Ages 3-5. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües

Belle Glade Branch
Sábado, 15 de septiembre, 
11:00 am

Sábado, 29 de septiembre, 
11:00 am

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Todas las edades. All ages. (45 min.) 
09/15

09/29
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Todas las edades. All ages. (45 min.) 
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Todas las edades. (45 min.) 
09/15
09/29
Sep 2018

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Greenacres Branch
Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Create a "Paws to Read" log to track your reading for an extra reward. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/15
Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Create a "Paws to Read" log to track your reading for an extra reward. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Afrique: West African Dance Instruction

Lantana Road Branch
Cardio meets culture in this beginning dance class presented by Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/15
Cardio meets culture in this beginning dance class presented by Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Write It Down!

West Boca Branch
Make your plans for the new school year and “stick” to them. Create and decorate a sticky note clipboard to keep up with your important notes. Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
09/15
Make your plans for the new school year and “stick” to them. Create and decorate a sticky note clipboard to keep up with your important notes. Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Sep 2018

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. Limit 40. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/15
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. Limit 40. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Books & Kids! Bilingual Story Time

¡Libros y niños! Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sábado, 15 de septiembre, 
10:30 am

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie and Señora Tania. Edades 2-5. Cupo limitado. Registración por orden de llegada. Ages 2-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (40 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
09/15
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie and Señora Tania. Edades 2-5. Cupo limitado. Registración por orden de llegada. Ages 2-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (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. Cupo limitado. Registración por orden de llegada. (40 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/15
Sep 2018

Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/01

09/08

09/15

09/22

09/29
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Pirates!

Gardens Branch
Welcome aboard, mates! Special guest, Ms. Dez, will show the importance of listening, communication and teamwork. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/14
Welcome aboard, mates! Special guest, Ms. Dez, will show the importance of listening, communication and teamwork. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Acreage Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
09/14
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
Sep 2018

PBS Documentary

Tequesta Branch
"Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona." ©PBS. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
09/14
"Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona." ©PBS. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Sep 2018

SHINE Medicare Basics

Jupiter Branch
A free Medicare Basics presentation that covers the options of Medicare, and how to decide between Original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage plan. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/14
A free Medicare Basics presentation that covers the options of Medicare, and how to decide between Original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage plan. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
09/07"Sing." ©Universal Pictures. (108 min.)  PG 

09/14"Paddington 2." ©Warner Bros. (105 min.)  PG 

09/21"A Wrinkle in Time." ©Walt Disney Picture. (109 min.)  PG 

09/28"Sherlock Gnomes." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Sep 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
09/14

09/21

09/28
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2018

Movie Matinee

West Boynton Branch
"Book Club." ©Paramount Pictures. (104 min.) For your comfort, we recommend you bring a sweater or light jacket.  Preregister, beginning Tue, Aug 21. PG-13
09/14
"Book Club." ©Paramount Pictures. (104 min.) For your comfort, we recommend you bring a sweater or light jacket.  Preregister, beginning Tue, Aug 21. PG-13
Sep 2018

Book Discussion: "A Piece of the World," by Christina Baker Kline 

Glades Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/14
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Join us in this round-table discussion where participants improve their works in progress by reading and discussing them. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
09/14

09/28
Join us in this round-table discussion where participants improve their works in progress by reading and discussing them. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

It’s Time to Talk About It: NAMI Suicide Prevention Workshop for Families

Wellington Branch
Learn, identify, communicate and build a safety net around loved ones who may be thinking about suicide. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/13
Learn, identify, communicate and build a safety net around loved ones who may be thinking about suicide. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Girls in STEM

Lantana Road Branch
Explore science, technology, engineering and math with local Girl Scouts. Grades K-12. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/13
Explore science, technology, engineering and math with local Girl Scouts. Grades K-12. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2018

Taming the Tantrums in Children

Gardens Branch
Use creative play techniques to diffuse meltdowns. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/13
Use creative play techniques to diffuse meltdowns. (45 min.) Preregister. 

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