Activity Information
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23

10/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Let's Play! Board Games & Puzzles

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, card games, both old and new, and puzzles provided or bring your own.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Preregister. 
10/16 (90 min.) 

10/27 (2 hr.) 

10/30 (90 min.) 
Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, card games, both old and new, and puzzles provided or bring your own.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Harry Potter Escape Room

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Dumbledore's Army needs you! Solve riddles and reveal mysteries to help conquer the Dark Lord. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/16
Dumbledore's Army needs you! Solve riddles and reveal mysteries to help conquer the Dark Lord. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/02 Cancelled

10/09

10/16

10/23
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/02 Cancelled

10/09

10/16

10/23
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Success Starts Here

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23
Learn life-enhancing skills with Officer Susan Klarich that focus on communication, goal setting, managing feelings and using peaceful ways to end conflict. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/16
Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

STEM: Coding Basics

Belle Glade Branch
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Grades 5-12. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/16
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Grades 5-12. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23

10/30
Come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Oct 2018

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. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23

10/30
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Hooked on Crochet

Wellington Branch
Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/16
Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

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. 
10/02

10/16

10/23

10/30
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. 
Oct 2018

Discover Axis 360

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/16
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Practical Stress Reduction

Jupiter Branch
Join us for a presentation on mindfulness and meditation, designed to help handle stress in the workplace and at home. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/16
Join us for a presentation on mindfulness and meditation, designed to help handle stress in the workplace and at home. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Florida's Amazing History & Why You Should Care

West Boynton Branch
Explore 500 years of Florida history. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Sep 25. 
10/16
Explore 500 years of Florida history. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Sep 25. 
Oct 2018

Art for Adults: Beginner's Series

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/09Lines, Shapes and Sketching.

10/16Contour and Dimension.

10/23Shading.

10/30Charcoal Still-life.
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Adult Crafternoon: Festive Paper Lanterns

Glades Road Branch
(90 min.) Preregister. 
10/16
(90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23

10/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Online Learning: ABCmouse.com®

Belle Glade Branch
Access this interactive step-by-step learning path for children ages 2-6 for free with your library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/16
Access this interactive step-by-step learning path for children ages 2-6 for free with your library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2019

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) 
10/02

10/09

10/16

10/23

10/30
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) 
Oct 2018

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-3. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/02In Praise of Autumn I.

10/16Everything Pumpkin I.

10/23Everything Pumpkin II.

10/30Happy Halloween!
Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-3. (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

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

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/01

10/15

10/22

10/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Lend a Helping Hand

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn about local volunteer opportunities and make a special craft which will be donated to two local non-profit organizations. Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/15
Learn about local volunteer opportunities and make a special craft which will be donated to two local non-profit organizations. Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Lend a Helping Hand

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn about various volunteer opportunities right here in our own backyard. Make a special craft which will be donated to two local non-profit organizations. Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/15
Learn about various volunteer opportunities right here in our own backyard. Make a special craft which will be donated to two local non-profit organizations. Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Adulting 101: Driver's Ed

Jupiter Branch
Preparing to get your driver’s license? Learn about driving-tests.org and participate in practice test trivia. Winners receive a brand new [toy] car! Grades 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/15
Preparing to get your driver’s license? Learn about driving-tests.org and participate in practice test trivia. Winners receive a brand new [toy] car! Grades 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Election Time 2018: Know the Issues

Belle Glade Branch
Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, provides a clear explanation of state constitutional amendments and local questions on this year's ballot. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/15
Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, provides a clear explanation of state constitutional amendments and local questions on this year's ballot. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Teen HorrorFest

Belle Glade Branch
Popcorn provided. Grades 5-12.
10/15"A Quiet Place." ©Paramount Pictures. (90 min.)  PG-13 

10/22"The Others." ©Miramax. (100 min.)  PG-13 

10/29"Poltergeist." ©Warner Bros. (114 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Grades 5-12.
Oct 2018

Train Your Brain

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Stimulate your mind with fun brain teasers, puzzles and challenges for National Train Your Brain Day! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/15
Stimulate your mind with fun brain teasers, puzzles and challenges for National Train Your Brain Day! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

After-School Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/01

10/15

10/22

10/29
Each week features leveled books and fun literacy games to engage reluctant readers and improve reading comprehension. Snacks provided. Grades 2 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 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.) 
10/15
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Oct 2018

Magic Nuudles® Sculpting

West Boca Branch
Sculpt with these biodegradable crafting Nuudles. Magic Nuudles® stick to each other with a little bit of water - too much and they dissolve.  Ages 5 & up. Limit 16. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
10/15
Sculpt with these biodegradable crafting Nuudles. Magic Nuudles® stick to each other with a little bit of water - too much and they dissolve.  Ages 5 & up. Limit 16. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Oct 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.) 
10/01 Cancelled

10/15 Cancelled

10/22 Cancelled

10/29 Cancelled
Students can get one-on-one assistance with homework by a library staff member. Grades K-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
The World of Biblical Israel.  Religious Developments of the Exile. The New Israel - Resettling the Land. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
10/15
The World of Biblical Israel.  Religious Developments of the Exile. The New Israel - Resettling the Land. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Oct 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Belle Glade Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
10/15
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Crochet Club

Lantana Road Branch
Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/15

10/29
Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
"Finding Your Feet." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (111 min.) PG-13
10/15
"Finding Your Feet." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (111 min.) PG-13
Oct 2018

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/01

10/15

10/22

10/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Medicare Basics

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Need help understanding prescription costs and the different parts of Medicare? Join SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for answers. Preregister. 
10/15
Need help understanding prescription costs and the different parts of Medicare? Join SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for answers. Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
10/01

10/15

10/22

10/29
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
Oct 2018

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/01

10/15
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
"The Glass Castle." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (127 min.) Preregister. PG-13
10/14
"The Glass Castle." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (127 min.) Preregister. PG-13
Oct 2018

Genealogy: Using DNA to Find Your Ancestors

West Boca Branch
DNA testing is helping people find ancestors and living relatives. We’ll look at the different tests and what the tests can tell you with professional genealogist, Mark Fearer. (60 min.) 
10/14
DNA testing is helping people find ancestors and living relatives. We’ll look at the different tests and what the tests can tell you with professional genealogist, Mark Fearer. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Musical Concert: Mariachi de Mi Tierra

Concierto musical: Mariachi de Mi Tierra

West Boynton Branch
Domingo, 14 de octubre, 
2:00 pm

Enjoy traditional Mexican songs by this talented and delightful group. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
10/14
Enjoy traditional Mexican songs by this talented and delightful group. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Mariachi de Mi Tierra interpreta canciones tradicionales de México. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
10/14
Oct 2018

Election Time 2018: Know the Issues

Wellington Branch
Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, provides a clear explanation of state constitutional amendments and local questions on this year's ballot. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/14
Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, provides a clear explanation of state constitutional amendments and local questions on this year's ballot. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Sensory Friendly Browsing Hours

Lantana Road Branch
Special library hours designed to provide a quieter and calmer environment for special needs children and teens and their families. Ages 0-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/14
Special library hours designed to provide a quieter and calmer environment for special needs children and teens and their families. Ages 0-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Scratch® Programming

Wellington Branch
Learn some basic programming skills with Scratch®.  Ages 8-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
10/13
Learn some basic programming skills with Scratch®.  Ages 8-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Oct 2018

BOO Bingo

Greenacres Branch
Join us for a fun afternoon filled with tricks and treats and plenty of "spooktacular" prizes. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/13
Join us for a fun afternoon filled with tricks and treats and plenty of "spooktacular" prizes. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

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

Hagen Ranch Road 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. 
10/13
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. 

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