Activity Information
Oct 2018

Peru's Folklore

Perú y su folclore

Glades Road Branch
Sábado, 13 de octubre, 
2:30 pm

Discover the richness of Peruvian culture and enjoy a demonstration of Peru’s national folkloric dance, “La Marinera.” (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
10/13
Discover the richness of Peruvian culture and enjoy a demonstration of Peru’s national folkloric dance, “La Marinera.” (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Conozca la riqueza de la cultura peruana y disfrute de una demostración del baile nacional de Perú, “La Marinera.” (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
10/13
Oct 2018

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
10/13

10/27
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
10/13"Boo! A Madea Halloween." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (103 min.)  PG-13 

10/27"Tyler Perry's Boo 2!: A Madea Halloween." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (101 min.)  PG-13 
Oct 2018

Community Seed, Seedling & Plant Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants to trade.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/13
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants to trade.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Dungeons & Dragons

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/13
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Italian-American Heritage

West Boca Branch
The Order of the Sons of Italy in America presents a panel discussion in honor of Italian-American Heritage Month. Panel will include area professor. All ages. Limit 80. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
10/13
The Order of the Sons of Italy in America presents a panel discussion in honor of Italian-American Heritage Month. Panel will include area professor. All ages. Limit 80. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, while battling evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
10/06

10/13

10/20

10/27
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, while battling evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
Oct 2018

LEGO® Cinema

West Boynton Branch
"LEGO DC Super Heroes: Aquaman Rage of Atlantis." ©Warner Bros. (77 min.) Enjoy a movie and building with friends.  Ages 5 & up. Preregister. Not rated.
10/13
"LEGO DC Super Heroes: Aquaman Rage of Atlantis." ©Warner Bros. (77 min.) Enjoy a movie and building with friends.  Ages 5 & up. Preregister. Not rated.
Oct 2018

Electric Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your electric instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
10/13
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your electric instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Reading Buddies

Loula V. York Branch
Children in grades K-5 are invited to practice their reading skills with our teen mentors, in a comfortable, supervised setting. Grades k-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/06

10/13
Children in grades K-5 are invited to practice their reading skills with our teen mentors, in a comfortable, supervised setting. Grades k-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Family Photos in Time

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Photos provide clues to help you research your family tree. Join the Genealogical Society of PBC as they share and discuss their favorite family photos.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/13
Photos provide clues to help you research your family tree. Join the Genealogical Society of PBC as they share and discuss their favorite family photos.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Genealogy & DNA Discussion Group

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
The DNA Special Interest Group of the Genealogical Society of PBC discusses how to map a segment of your DNA to a specific ancestor. Beginners welcome. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/13
The DNA Special Interest Group of the Genealogical Society of PBC discusses how to map a segment of your DNA to a specific ancestor. Beginners welcome. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

STEM: Coding Basics

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities.  Ages 10-14. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/13
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities.  Ages 10-14. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Young children and their parents are invited to share music, stories and creative activities. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/06In Praise of Autumn I.

10/13In Praise of Autumn II.

10/20Everything Pumpkin I!
Young children and their parents are invited to share music, stories and creative activities. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Greenacres Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Create a "Paws to Read" log to track your reading at home. Sign  Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/13
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Create a "Paws to Read" log to track your reading at home. Sign  Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Lantana Road Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Grades K-3. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/13
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Grades K-3. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Stories & Songs for You!

¡Cuentos y canciones para ti!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sábado, 13 de octubre, 
11:00 am

Students from John I. Leonard Community High School will share Latin and Hispanic traditions, songs, dances and stories in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Edades 2 en adelante. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
10/13
Students from John I. Leonard Community High School will share Latin and Hispanic traditions, songs, dances and stories in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Edades 2 en adelante. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Los estudiantes de la escuela John I. Leonard Community High School compartiran sus tradiciones latinas y hispanas, canciones, bailes y cuentos con ustedes en honor de el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Edades 2 en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
10/13
Oct 2018

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües

Belle Glade Branch
Sábado, 13 de octubre, 
11:00 am

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Todas las edades. All ages. (45 min.) 
10/13
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.) 
10/13
Oct 2018

Young Artists: Impasto Art

West Boca Branch
Have fun and learn a new technique, creating a painting with texture. Use thick layers of colorful paint to add depth and dimension to your work of art.  Grades 6-12. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/13
Have fun and learn a new technique, creating a painting with texture. Use thick layers of colorful paint to add depth and dimension to your work of art.  Grades 6-12. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/13
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Creating Natural Habitats

Acreage Branch
Palm Beach Native Plant Society demonstrates how to choose plants to create a wildlife-friendly backyard. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/13
Palm Beach Native Plant Society demonstrates how to choose plants to create a wildlife-friendly backyard. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

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

Jupiter 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. 
Oct 2018

Traveling Librarian Series: Central America

Lantana Road Branch
Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the world. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/13
Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the world. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Costume Dance Party

West Boynton Branch
Dress up and dance along with your favorite Kidz Bop tunes.  Ages 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/12
Dress up and dance along with your favorite Kidz Bop tunes.  Ages 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Acreage Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
10/12
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
Oct 2018

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Teasing Isn’t Nice!

Gardens Branch
Special guest, Ms. Dez, has stories, songs and movement activities about the power of words and how they affect the entire kingdom. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/12
Special guest, Ms. Dez, has stories, songs and movement activities about the power of words and how they affect the entire kingdom. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Haunted House

Wellington Branch
Bats, spiders and witches - oh my! Are you brave enough to face the creatures in this haunted house? Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
10/12
Bats, spiders and witches - oh my! Are you brave enough to face the creatures in this haunted house? Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Give a Hoot!

Jupiter Branch
Whooo is fall's favorite feathered friend? Fly in for stories, music and crafts all about owls. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/12
Whooo is fall's favorite feathered friend? Fly in for stories, music and crafts all about owls. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Breast Cancer Prevention With Wellington Regional Medical Center

Greenacres Branch
Facilitated by Dr. Sumithra Vattigunta. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/12
Facilitated by Dr. Sumithra Vattigunta. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

The Norton Museum of Art Presents Community Art Talks

Acreage 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. 
10/12
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

Script-In-Hand Players

West Boca Branch
Enjoy three short humorous plays performed by a company of local actors and talk with the cast after the show. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/12
Enjoy three short humorous plays performed by a company of local actors and talk with the cast after the show. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 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. 
10/05

10/12
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Bilingual Music & Movement

Música y movimiento bilingüe

West Boynton Branch
Viernes, 12 de octubre, 
11:00 am

Wiggle, jump, hop, and read. Improve motorskills, rhythm, and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments, and more.  Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
10/12
Wiggle, jump, hop, and read. Improve motorskills, rhythm, and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments, and more.  Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Menéate, salta, brinca y lee. Mejora tus habilidades motoras finas, tu ritmo y cordinación usando beanbags, pelotas, instrumentos y más. Edades 2-5. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
10/12
Oct 2018

Wigglecise

Greenacres Branch
We will wiggle, jump, hop, and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm, and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments, and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/12
We will wiggle, jump, hop, and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm, and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments, and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

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

Tequesta 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. 
10/12
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

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants share and improve their craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
10/12

10/26
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants share and improve their craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Craft Night!

Acreage Branch
Try out a few fun crafts at this relaxed event. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 
10/11
Try out a few fun crafts at this relaxed event. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Latin American Classical Music on Viola

Música clásica de latinoamérica en viola

Lantana Road Branch
Jueves, 11 de octubre, 
6:30 pm

Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers.  (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
10/11
Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers.  (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
10/11
Oct 2018

Who Has the Right to Vote?

Wellington Branch
Learn about voting practices and the right to vote. Presented by the Florida Bar Association. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/11
Learn about voting practices and the right to vote. Presented by the Florida Bar Association. (60 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

LEGO® Bricks

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/11

10/25
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Coding With Tech Toys: Circuits Snap Circuits® Arcade

West Boca Branch
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap.  Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
10/11
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap.  Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Subcontracting Success for Small Business

Gardens Branch
Learn the basics of government subcontracting; the advantages and disadvantages of subcontracting and the opportunities it provides for small businesses. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/11
Learn the basics of government subcontracting; the advantages and disadvantages of subcontracting and the opportunities it provides for small businesses. (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

Aprenda cómo funciona Medicare

Greenacres Branch
Jueves, 11 de octubre, 
2:30 pm

Representantes de la organización SHINE (por sus siglas en inglés), ofrecerán información acerca de la cobertura de Medicare, incluyendo las partes A, B, C y D, y el seguro complementario de Medicare (Medigap). (60 min.)  Se requiere registrarse. 
10/11
Representantes de la organización SHINE (por sus siglas en inglés), ofrecerán información acerca de la cobertura de Medicare, incluyendo las partes A, B, C y D, y el seguro complementario de Medicare (Medigap). (60 min.)  Se requiere registrarse. 
Oct 2018

Too Good

Wellington Branch
Join Dr. Susan Klarich with PBC Sheriff's Office for after-school activities. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
10/04Conflict Resolution.

10/11Drug Awareness.
Join Dr. Susan Klarich with PBC Sheriff's Office for after-school activities. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Oct 2018

Book Discussion: "Speak," by Laurie Halse Anderson 

West Boynton Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/11
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Halloween Glass Painting

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Complete your festive seasonal decor by creating unique, hand-painted glassware to grace the table at your spooky Halloween celebration. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/11
Complete your festive seasonal decor by creating unique, hand-painted glassware to grace the table at your spooky Halloween celebration. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Thursday Movie Matinee

West Boca Branch
10/04"Book Club." ©Paramount Pictures. (104 min.)  PG-13 

10/11"Won't You Be My Neighbor?." ©Focus Features. (94 min.)  PG-13 
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. 

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