Activity Information
Jan 2019

Writers' Critique Workshop

Wellington Branch
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/03
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Family Game Night

Acreage Branch
Drop in and enjoy new and favorite board games, card games, and party games for the whole family. All ages. (90 min.) 
01/03
Drop in and enjoy new and favorite board games, card games, and party games for the whole family. All ages. (90 min.) 
Jan 2019

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Learn crochet fundamentals and socialize while you work. Share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/03
Learn crochet fundamentals and socialize while you work. Share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Imagine, build and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/03
Imagine, build and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Miss Carly's Crochet Class

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn the basics of crochet or show off your mad crochet skills and help out our newbies. Bring a size H, I, J or K hook and skein of worsted weight yarn. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/03

01/17
Learn the basics of crochet or show off your mad crochet skills and help out our newbies. Bring a size H, I, J or K hook and skein of worsted weight yarn. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Coding With Tech Toys: Ozobot®

Greenacres Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/03
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Family Paint Time

West Boca Branch
Kids and their parent or caregiver are invited to paint together as they each create their own masterpiece. Parent must be present for the entire program. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/03
Kids and their parent or caregiver are invited to paint together as they each create their own masterpiece. Parent must be present for the entire program. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Dogs Rule!

Acreage Branch
Celebrate everyone's Best Friend with stories, games and crafts. Get free a bookmark or mini-poster for the movie "A Dog's Way Home," while supplies last. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) 
01/03
Celebrate everyone's Best Friend with stories, games and crafts. Get free a bookmark or mini-poster for the movie "A Dog's Way Home," while supplies last. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

Upcycled: Paper Beads

Lantana Road Branch
Learn how to make paper beads. All materials provided, bring paper scraps if you wish. Limit 30. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/03
Learn how to make paper beads. All materials provided, bring paper scraps if you wish. Limit 30. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Gene Hackman Film Festival

West Boca Branch
This actor has won two Academy Awards and was nominated for three others over a career that's spanned five decades. 
01/03"I Never Sang for My Father." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (92 min.)  PG 

01/10"Superman." ©Warner Bros. (114 min.)  PG 

01/17"Hoosiers." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (114 min.)  PG 

01/24"Unforgiven." ©Warner Bros. (131 min.) 

01/31"The Firm." ©Paramount Pictures. (154 min.) 
This actor has won two Academy Awards and was nominated for three others over a career that's spanned five decades. 
Jan 2019

Green Cay Nature Center

West Boynton Branch
Discover the life cycle and nesting habits of turtles from a Green Cay naturalist. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/03
Discover the life cycle and nesting habits of turtles from a Green Cay naturalist. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
01/03"Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (120 min.)  PG 

01/22"Jurassic Park III." ©Universal Pictures. (92 min.)  PG-13 
Jan 2019

Create a Memory Page: Scrapbooking Fun

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Bring personal photos or memorabilia, we will provide the rest. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/03
Bring personal photos or memorabilia, we will provide the rest. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Tech Time: Sphero

West Boca Branch
Use our iPads (or your device) to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code and make it move, make noises and more! Grades 2-6. Limit 12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
01/03
Use our iPads (or your device) to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code and make it move, make noises and more! Grades 2-6. Limit 12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
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

Happy Birthday, New Year!

Jupiter Branch
Let’s celebrate the new year with a birthday party! We'll read stories and dance to music to welcome the new year. Ages 1-3. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/03
Let’s celebrate the new year with a birthday party! We'll read stories and dance to music to welcome the new year. Ages 1-3. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Super Mini Movie Night!

Acreage Branch
"Ant-Man and the Wasp." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (118 min.) Make some miniature art while you watch. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. PG-13
01/02
"Ant-Man and the Wasp." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (118 min.) Make some miniature art while you watch. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. PG-13
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

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

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. 
01/02

01/26
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. 
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

Video Game Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics. Refreshments provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) 
01/02
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics. Refreshments provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

That's Using Your Nuudle®!

Greenacres Branch
Create anything you can imagine using Magic Nuudles® and water. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/02
Create anything you can imagine using Magic Nuudles® and water. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

New Year'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. 
01/02
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. 
Jan 2019

Young Artists: Clay

West Boca Branch
Sculpt your favorite animal, vehicle, or whatever your imagination leads you to with Crayola® Model Magic® air-dry clay.  Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
01/02
Sculpt your favorite animal, vehicle, or whatever your imagination leads you to with Crayola® Model Magic® air-dry clay.  Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

Rock Your Resolutions With Rock Art!

Acreage Branch
Decorate colorful rocks with inspirational messages and pictures of favorite hobbies, sports, animals, books and more! Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
01/02
Decorate colorful rocks with inspirational messages and pictures of favorite hobbies, sports, animals, books and more! Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
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

Game On: Unplugged

West Boca Branch
Stop by and enjoy some cards or board games with family or friends. Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) 
01/02
Stop by and enjoy some cards or board games with family or friends. Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) 
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

Acreage Branch Miniature Library Show

Acreage Branch
Enter the "Libraries Are Important" Miniature Library Show. Visit the library for information, then bring your miniature library on Feb 15. Ribbons awarded Feb 16. Ages 15 & up. Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 02. 
01/02
Enter the "Libraries Are Important" Miniature Library Show. Visit the library for information, then bring your miniature library on Feb 15. Ribbons awarded Feb 16. Ages 15 & up. Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 02. 
Dec 2018

Happy New Year!

Glades Road Branch
Ring in the New Year with stories, activities, a craft and a film. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/31
Ring in the New Year with stories, activities, a craft and a film. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Happy "Noon" Year!

West Boynton Branch
5, 4, 3, 2, 1... Happy "Noon" Year! - a celebration for little ones who can't stay up until midnight. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/31
5, 4, 3, 2, 1... Happy "Noon" Year! - a celebration for little ones who can't stay up until midnight. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Dance Off Party & More

Belle Glade Branch
Moon-walk your way to the new year! We'll have pizza, make party noisemakers and exchange new year's cards. All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/31
Moon-walk your way to the new year! We'll have pizza, make party noisemakers and exchange new year's cards. All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Harry Potter Perler™ Bead Creations

Jupiter Branch
Use our patterns and Perler™ beads to bring home a little magic from the Wizarding World. Ages 8-13. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/30
Use our patterns and Perler™ beads to bring home a little magic from the Wizarding World. Ages 8-13. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) 
12/30
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Jupiter Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/29
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Family Movie

Lantana Road Branch
"Sherlock Gnomes." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.) Snacks provided. All ages. Preregister. PG
12/29
"Sherlock Gnomes." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.) Snacks provided. All ages. Preregister. PG
Dec 2018

Winter Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (119 min.) Refreshments provided. Ages 13 & up. PG-13
12/29
"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (119 min.) Refreshments provided. Ages 13 & up. PG-13
Dec 2018

Book Chat: "The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza," by Shaun David Hutchinson 

Belle Glade Branch
Copies available in the teen section and online. Pizza provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/29
Copies available in the teen section and online. Pizza provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

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. Preregister. 
12/04 (90 min.) 

12/29 (2 hr.) 

12/18 (90 min.) 
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. Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
12/01 (2.5 hr.) 

12/08 (2.5 hr.) 

12/22 (2.5 hr.) 

12/26Mega-Marathon! (6 hr.) 

12/29 (2.5 hr.) 
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
Dec 2018

Celebrate the New Year!

Loula V. York Branch
Children and their parents are invited to create 2019 accoutrement for ringing in the New Year and enjoy festive refreshments with their friends at the library! Refreshments provided. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/29
Children and their parents are invited to create 2019 accoutrement for ringing in the New Year and enjoy festive refreshments with their friends at the library! Refreshments provided. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/01

12/15

12/22

12/29
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boca Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
12/04

12/18

12/26

12/29
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 9 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi is experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/01

12/08

12/15

12/22

12/29
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi is experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. 
12/28
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Happy Feet!

Loula V. York Branch
"Happy Feet." ©Warner Bros. (109 min.) Enjoy a Friday afternoon movie with good friends, great music and happy vibes! Snacks provided. All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. PG
12/28"Happy Feet." ©Warner Bros Pictures. (109 min.)  PG 
"Happy Feet." ©Warner Bros. (109 min.) Enjoy a Friday afternoon movie with good friends, great music and happy vibes! Snacks provided. All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. PG
Dec 2018

"Minecraft" Mania

Belle Glade Branch
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" using the Library's iPad or PS4. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/28
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" using the Library's iPad or PS4. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Joel Lerner's Magic

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Be astounded! Be amazed! Be sure to come see one of our favorite magicians put on a great interactive show. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/28
Be astounded! Be amazed! Be sure to come see one of our favorite magicians put on a great interactive show. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

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