Activity Information
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. 
Dec 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. 
12/14

12/28
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. 
Dec 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boca Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
12/01

12/27
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Pizza & a Movie

West Boynton Branch
"Ready Player One." ©Warner Bros. (140 min.) Refreshments provided. Ages 10 & up. Preregister. PG-13
12/27
"Ready Player One." ©Warner Bros. (140 min.) Refreshments provided. Ages 10 & up. Preregister. PG-13
Dec 2018

Winter Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Create five different winter-themed crafts. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/27
Create five different winter-themed crafts. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Afternoon Movie

Greenacres Branch
"Show Dogs." ©Global Road Entertainment. (92 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 3 & up. Preregister. Shown with permission. PG
12/27
"Show Dogs." ©Global Road Entertainment. (92 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 3 & up. Preregister. Shown with permission. PG
Dec 2018

Block Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Come flex your creative muscles and build your dream gadget, building, community, you-name-it out of LEGO® bricks! Ages 2-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/27
Come flex your creative muscles and build your dream gadget, building, community, you-name-it out of LEGO® bricks! Ages 2-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Games & Graphic Novels

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Hang out with friends and make some new ones! Play board and card games while discussing your favorite graphic novels and comic books. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/27
Hang out with friends and make some new ones! Play board and card games while discussing your favorite graphic novels and comic books. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Backgammon

Lantana Road Branch
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/27
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Sandra Bullock Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Enjoy these films featuring “America’s sweetheart,” Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock. 
12/06"Infamous." ©Warner Bros. (118 min.) 

12/13"The Proposal." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (107 min.)  PG-13 

12/20"The Blind Side." ©Warner Bros. (128 min.)  PG-13 

12/27"Ocean's 8." ©Warner Bros. (120 min.)  PG-13 
Enjoy these films featuring “America’s sweetheart,” Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock. 
Dec 2018

Chess Club

Belle Glade Branch
Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/27
Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Smitten With Mittens

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Come in and enjoy some cold fun! We'll read the book, "The Mitten," by Jan Brett and then hand sew our very own mitten. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/27
Come in and enjoy some cold fun! We'll read the book, "The Mitten," by Jan Brett and then hand sew our very own mitten. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Fuyu Matsuri: Anime Winter Fest!

Acreage Branch
Cosplay as your favorite character in our cosplay contest! Enjoy anime with fellow fans and try Japanese crafts, games and sweet wintry treats. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) 
12/27
Cosplay as your favorite character in our cosplay contest! Enjoy anime with fellow fans and try Japanese crafts, games and sweet wintry treats. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Chess Club for Beginners

Belle Glade Branch
Learn the basics of chess and polish your skills. Ages 7 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
12/27
Learn the basics of chess and polish your skills. Ages 7 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Winter Wonderland FUN!

Loula V. York Branch
Children and parents are invited for Winter Wonderland stories, crafts and FUN! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/27Winter Wonderland Fun!
Children and parents are invited for Winter Wonderland stories, crafts and FUN! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Popcorn & a Movie

West Boynton Branch
"Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (120 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 3 & up. PG
12/27
"Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (120 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 3 & up. PG
Dec 2018

Snowmen Just Want to Have Fun

Lantana Road Branch
Listen to fun snowman stories, play snowman games and create a snowman craft. Ages 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/27
Listen to fun snowman stories, play snowman games and create a snowman craft. Ages 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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.
12/04

12/06

12/11

12/13

12/18

12/27
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.
Dec 2018

Family-Friendly Kid's Pilates

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Bring the family, your yoga mats or beach towels, bottles of water and a great attitude and we'll work out the Pilates way. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/27
Bring the family, your yoga mats or beach towels, bottles of water and a great attitude and we'll work out the Pilates way. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Craft Bonanza Blowout! Bye-Bye 2018!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Make as many crafts as you want with the supplies from our Craft Closet. Take crafts home to enjoy and create! Materials provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/26
Make as many crafts as you want with the supplies from our Craft Closet. Take crafts home to enjoy and create! Materials provided. Ages 2 & up. (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

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

Putting Practice

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Join other "golfers" to practice your putting skills. Easy and fun! Bring you own putter or use one of ours. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/26
Join other "golfers" to practice your putting skills. Easy and fun! Bring you own putter or use one of ours. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Book Discussion: "Pachinko," by Min Jin Lee 

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Copies of the book are available at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/26
Copies of the book are available at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/26
Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
12/05

12/12

12/19

12/26
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Winter Stories

Wellington Branch
Enjoy stories, songs and a craft. Ages 2-5. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/23
Enjoy stories, songs and a craft. Ages 2-5. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Let It Snow!

Wellington Branch
Create a batch of shimmering snow and stay for open-ended play. Dress for a mess. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/22
Create a batch of shimmering snow and stay for open-ended play. Dress for a mess. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (45 min.) 
12/08

12/22
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Book Club: "The Witch Boy," by Molly Ostertag 

Lantana Road Branch
A journey through magic to unlock the key to the disappearance of Aster's friends. Discuss the book and create a related work of art. Snacks provided. Ages 9-14. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/22 Cancelled
A journey through magic to unlock the key to the disappearance of Aster's friends. Discuss the book and create a related work of art. Snacks provided. Ages 9-14. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües

Belle Glade Branch
Sábado, 08 de diciembre, 
2:30 pm

Sábado, 22 de diciembre, 
2:30 pm

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Todas las edades. All ages. (30 min.) 
12/08

12/22
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Todas las edades. All ages. (30 min.) 
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Todas las edades. (30 min.) 
12/08
12/22
Dec 2018

Dungeons & Dragons

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monster to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/22
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monster to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Books-To-Big-Screen

Acreage Branch
Preregister. 
12/20"The Girl on the Train," by Paula Hawkins. Book chat. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 

12/22"The Girl on the Train." ©Universal Pictures. (112 min.) Film viewing. Popcorn provided. Preregister. 
Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
"The Finest Hours." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (117 min.) It's winter storm season! Preregister. PG-13
12/22
"The Finest Hours." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (117 min.) It's winter storm season! Preregister. PG-13
Dec 2018

Kidding Around Yoga

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Join a certified, licensed yoga instructor who will help kids have fun and focus their minds and stretch their bodies using music, other yoga tools and books. Ages 3-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/22
Join a certified, licensed yoga instructor who will help kids have fun and focus their minds and stretch their bodies using music, other yoga tools and books. Ages 3-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. 
12/22
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Super Saturday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Themed stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/01Celebrate Family and Friends.

12/22Celebrate Joy!
Themed stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Saturday Morning Crafts

West Boca Branch
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
12/22
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
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

Teen Advisory Council (TAC)

Glades Road Branch
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Preregister. 
12/22
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Preregister. 
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

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
12/07"Smurfs: The Lost Village." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (89 min.)  PG 

12/14"Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie." ©DreamWorks Animation. (84 min.)  PG 

12/21"Frozen." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (108 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Dec 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
12/07The High Renaissance in Central Italy -- Titian and His Venetian Contemporaries -- Venetian Masters - Tintoretto and Veronese. 

12/14Painting for the Courts, c. 1515-1575 -- Northern European Masters - Bosch to Bruegel -- The Innovation of Carracci and Caravaggio. 

12/21Dutch History, Portraiture, Genre Scenes -- Dutch Still Lifes, Townscapes, Landscapes -- The Genius of Rembrandt. 
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Dec 2018

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
12/21
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Winter Wonderland Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Winter is here! Enjoy a winter-themed story time and then make your own snowy creation. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/21
Winter is here! Enjoy a winter-themed story time and then make your own snowy creation. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/21
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Smitten With Mittens!

Jupiter Branch
It might not be chilly in Florida, but that won't stop us from enjoying cozy, warm stories all about mittens. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/21
It might not be chilly in Florida, but that won't stop us from enjoying cozy, warm stories all about mittens. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Adult Coloring

Wellington Branch
Looking for a fun way to spend some time or meet new people? Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/20
Looking for a fun way to spend some time or meet new people? Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (2 hr.) Preregister. 

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