Activity Information
Oct 2018

A Visit From Green Cay: Backyard Birds

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn how to identify birds. Craft included. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/19
Learn how to identify birds. Craft included. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

The Fire Trucks Are Here!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn about fire safety and see a PBC Fire Rescue truck, if there is no emergency.  Ages 0-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/19
Learn about fire safety and see a PBC Fire Rescue truck, if there is no emergency.  Ages 0-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/11

10/18
Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Cookie Book Club

Acreage Branch
What's scarier than math? Grab a copy of the book, "7 x 9 = Trouble," by Claudia Mills. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Snacks provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
10/18
What's scarier than math? Grab a copy of the book, "7 x 9 = Trouble," by Claudia Mills. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Snacks provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

October Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Create lots of beautiful crafts to take home. Ages 4-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/18
Create lots of beautiful crafts to take home. Ages 4-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Tech Thursday: Help Harry!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
We're going to see how we can help Harry by building him a perch. All elementary-age students and homeschoolers welcome. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/18
We're going to see how we can help Harry by building him a perch. All elementary-age students and homeschoolers welcome. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Fantastic Beasts & How to Make Them

Jupiter Branch
Can’t get enough of the magical world of Harry Potter? Learn how to make some of Newt Scamander’s favorite creatures.  Ages 14 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/18
Can’t get enough of the magical world of Harry Potter? Learn how to make some of Newt Scamander’s favorite creatures.  Ages 14 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/18

10/29
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Meet the Author: Donna Gruber Adair

Tequesta Branch
Author of "An American Odyssey" crafts a riveting tale of her family's pioneer travels through the early American Frontier.  Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/18
Author of "An American Odyssey" crafts a riveting tale of her family's pioneer travels through the early American Frontier.  Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (60 min.) 
10/18
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Introduction to Jewish Genealogy

Jupiter Branch
President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of PBC, Cindy Potter Taylor, discusses how to start researching your Jewish ancestry.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/18
President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of PBC, Cindy Potter Taylor, discusses how to start researching your Jewish ancestry.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Brush, Ink & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Experiment with a new art form from China’s four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Materials provided.  Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Sep 25. 
10/18
Experiment with a new art form from China’s four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Materials provided.  Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Sep 25. 
Oct 2018

The Norton Museum of Art Presents Community Art Talks

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
The Norton Museum of Art is undergoing a major expansion that opens next February. Learn about upcoming exhibitions and new community programs while enjoying an art project with Museum staff. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/18
The Norton Museum of Art is undergoing a major expansion that opens next February. Learn about upcoming exhibitions and new community programs while enjoying an art project with Museum staff. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Glades Road Branch
Learn how to use mindfulness and meditation to manage stress in the workplace and at home. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/18
Learn how to use mindfulness and meditation to manage stress in the workplace and at home. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Halloween Spooky Paper Craft

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Create a Halloween spooky paper craft for decorating or giving away. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/18
Create a Halloween spooky paper craft for decorating or giving away. Materials provided. Space is limited. (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

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Preregister. 
10/04"The Sense of an Ending," by Julian Barnes. Book discussion. (60 min.) 

10/18"The Sense of an Ending." ©Lions Gate Films Inc. (108 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) PG-13 
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

Cuéntame un cuento/Tell Me a Story With Carrie Sue Ayvar

Belle Glade Branch
Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures. The journey begins with the simple phrase, "Había una vez/Once upon a time.” All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/18
Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures. The journey begins with the simple phrase, "Había una vez/Once upon a time.” All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Computer & Networking Q&A

Lantana Road Branch
Confused about aspects of computers and networks? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture.  Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/18
Confused about aspects of computers and networks? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture.  Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
10/11

10/18
Want to learn about your family tree? (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. 
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

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

Adult Coloring Club

Acreage Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/17
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Socrates Café

Gardens Branch
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/17
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Pajama Story Time: Not-So-Scary

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Put on your jammies and join us for classic stories, songs and a craft. We may see a few monsters that are more silly than spooky! Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
10/17
Put on your jammies and join us for classic stories, songs and a craft. We may see a few monsters that are more silly than spooky! Ages 2-5. (30 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

Where in the World Is Ms. Ellen?

Loula V. York Branch
Children and their parents are invited to an interactive imaginative traveling experience. Can you guess where we're going? Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/17
Children and their parents are invited to an interactive imaginative traveling experience. Can you guess where we're going? Snacks provided. All ages. (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

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts: Pumpkin Edition

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Unleash your imagination to create a Halloween masterpiece. Limited supplies. All ages. (60 min.) 
10/17
Unleash your imagination to create a Halloween masterpiece. Limited supplies. All ages. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/17

10/20

10/31 Cancelled
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) 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

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

Monster Mash

Greenacres Branch
Create creepy, super silly or weird and wacky monsters using a variety of materials. No two monsters will be alike! Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/17
Create creepy, super silly or weird and wacky monsters using a variety of materials. No two monsters will be alike! Ages 5-8. (45 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

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

Playdough Club

Lantana Road Branch
Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/17
Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Autumn Scratch Art

Gardens Branch
Your illustrations and designs will pop out as you scratch your paper to reveal the bright colors hiding underneath.  Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/17
Your illustrations and designs will pop out as you scratch your paper to reveal the bright colors hiding underneath.  Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

What Are Library Outreach Services?

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn about Talking Books for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Books-By-Mail for the Homebound, and Book Club in a Bag.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/17
Learn about Talking Books for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Books-By-Mail for the Homebound, and Book Club in a Bag.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

West Boynton Branch
Florida Department of Health discusses mammograms, breast ultrasound and MRI for breast health screenings. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/17
Florida Department of Health discusses mammograms, breast ultrasound and MRI for breast health screenings. (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

Tertulia Literaria: "El cuervo blanco" de Fernando Vallejo

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "White Crow")

West Boynton Branch
Martes, 16 de octubre, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.) 
10/16
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.) 
Oct 2018

Anime

Acreage 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 & up. (2 hr.) 
10/16
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 & up. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

PJ Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Wear a costume or pajamas and listen to stories about pumpkins and fall, then decorate a little pumpkin to take home. Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/16
Wear a costume or pajamas and listen to stories about pumpkins and fall, then decorate a little pumpkin to take home. Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 

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