Activity Information
Dec 2018

Tech Thursday: Hour of Code

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Get techy and celebrate Hour of Code with a coding event - without computers! Test your skills to create a face. Elementary students and homeschoolers welcome. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Get techy and celebrate Hour of Code with a coding event - without computers! Test your skills to create a face. Elementary students and homeschoolers welcome. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Art Explorers

Jupiter Branch
Help us tell Snowman's Story and learn about mixed media art. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Help us tell Snowman's Story and learn about mixed media art. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Keep Calm & Color

Gardens Branch
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring. Materials provided. Ages 3-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring. Materials provided. Ages 3-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Build a Mini Candyland

Belle Glade Branch
Make and take holiday treat. Supplies provided. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Make and take holiday treat. Supplies provided. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Make Your Own Puppy

Wellington Branch
Build a puppy puppet that you can take anywhere. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/20
Build a puppy puppet that you can take anywhere. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Could You Pass the Citizenship Test?

Greenacres Branch
The PBC Bar Association will conduct a mock U.S. citizenship test. Learn about our constitution and government. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
The PBC Bar Association will conduct a mock U.S. citizenship test. Learn about our constitution and government. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. 
12/20
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. 
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

Painting Class

Tequesta Branch
Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/20
Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Computer Q&A

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Confused about aspects of computer and internet use? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Confused about aspects of computer and internet use? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Off the Page: Pop-Up Making

Lantana Road Branch
Cut. Fold. Glue. Learn the of basic mechanics of pop-up book making. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Cut. Fold. Glue. Learn the of basic mechanics of pop-up book making. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Book Discussion: "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry," by Rachel Joyce 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/06

12/13

12/20
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 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.) 
12/06

12/13

12/20
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 10. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Countdown to Noon Year

West Boca Branch
For those who may not make it to the New Year’s Eve ball drop, celebrate the New Year making noisemakers and party hats, play games, and ring in the “Noon Year!” Ages 1 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/20
For those who may not make it to the New Year’s Eve ball drop, celebrate the New Year making noisemakers and party hats, play games, and ring in the “Noon Year!” Ages 1 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

A Sweet Gift

Acreage Branch
Enjoy stories of generosity and gift-giving and make a sweet gingerbread gift for yourself and one to share. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) 
12/20
Enjoy stories of generosity and gift-giving and make a sweet gingerbread gift for yourself and one to share. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Introduction to Tutor.com

Lantana Road Branch
Live homework help in math, science and English. Live help for writing a paper and preparing for AP exams and SAT/ACT, plus live résumé review and writing. Limit 7. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Live homework help in math, science and English. Live help for writing a paper and preparing for AP exams and SAT/ACT, plus live résumé review and writing. Limit 7. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Toddler Time

Lantana Road Branch
Songs, dancing, stories, bubbles, and toys. Get your wiggles out! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/06

12/13

12/20
Songs, dancing, stories, bubbles, and toys. Get your wiggles out! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Homeschool: STEM - Coding With Tech Toys: Sphero

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/20
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

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.
12/06

12/13

12/20
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.
Dec 2018

Boogie Woogie Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Music and movement for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/06Celebrate Peace.

12/13Celebrate Love!

12/20Celebrate Joy!
Music and movement for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. 
12/19
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. 
Dec 2018

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
12/19
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 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. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) 
12/05

12/12

12/19
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Winter Wonderland Ball

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Come celebrate the holidays with your families! We'll bring the fun and you bring the holiday spirit! Dress to impress! Sign up at the front desk. Refreshments provided. All ages. (90 min.) 
12/19
Come celebrate the holidays with your families! We'll bring the fun and you bring the holiday spirit! Dress to impress! Sign up at the front desk. Refreshments provided. All ages. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Gingerbread Story Time

Gardens Branch
Listen to scrumptious stories, make a cute craft and decorate your own gingerbread cookie! Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Listen to scrumptious stories, make a cute craft and decorate your own gingerbread cookie! Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Interactive Holiday Card With Scratch

Belle Glade Branch
'Tis the season to be techy! Instructions and iPads provided. Grades 5-12. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
'Tis the season to be techy! Instructions and iPads provided. Grades 5-12. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Gingerbread House Workshop

Greenacres Branch
Design and decorate a unique gingerbread house with graham crackers, frosting and candy. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Design and decorate a unique gingerbread house with graham crackers, frosting and candy. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
12/05

12/12

12/19
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Wacky Science: Snow!

Glades Road Branch
Make “snow” using household ingredients. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Make “snow” using household ingredients. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/12

12/19
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Winter Crafting

Wellington Branch
Create unique, colorful artwork. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/19
Create unique, colorful artwork. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Cross Stitch for Beginners

Wellington Branch
Learn to cross stitch by making a simple pattern. Basic knowledge of needlework is required. Materials provided, but feel free to bring your own. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Learn to cross stitch by making a simple pattern. Basic knowledge of needlework is required. Materials provided, but feel free to bring your own. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Music by Laible Blu

West Boca Branch
Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Play, make friends and have fun building with big bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/05

12/19
Play, make friends and have fun building with big bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Pajama Story Time: Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Put on your coziest pajamas & join us for stories, songs, rhymes & a craft. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Put on your coziest pajamas & join us for stories, songs, rhymes & a craft. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Preschool Playdate

West Boca Branch
Enjoy social time while playing with literacy toys and sensory activities. Ages 3-5. Limit 16. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/06

12/19
Enjoy social time while playing with literacy toys and sensory activities. Ages 3-5. Limit 16. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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.) 
12/05 (2 hr.) 

12/12 (2 hr.) 

12/19 (2 hr.) 
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 10. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Reindeer Thumbprint Ornaments

Belle Glade Branch
Add a personal touch to your holiday! Fun fine motor skills activity for toddlers. Ages 3-6. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/19
Add a personal touch to your holiday! Fun fine motor skills activity for toddlers. Ages 3-6. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Job Help Center

Lantana Road Branch
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs, from creating a résumé to applying for jobs online. First come, first served. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/19
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs, from creating a résumé to applying for jobs online. First come, first served. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Tickle Me Tunes

Lantana Road Branch
Songs, books, bubbles, and toys to share with your little one. Ages 3-12 mos. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/05

12/12

12/19
Songs, books, bubbles, and toys to share with your little one. Ages 3-12 mos. (45 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

Little Wonders

Glades Road Branch
Songs, stories, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 9-23. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Songs, stories, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 9-23. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

From Tehran to New York: A Journey Through Stories, Songs & Photos

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Join Farid Dardashti for a multimedia presentation of his journey from east to west. Find out how a TV star in Iran became an Ashkenazi Hazzan in the U.S. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Join Farid Dardashti for a multimedia presentation of his journey from east to west. Find out how a TV star in Iran became an Ashkenazi Hazzan in the U.S. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Tertulia Literaria: "Noticia de un secuestro" de Gabriel García Márquez

(Book Discussion, in Spanish)

West Boynton Branch
Martes, 18 de diciembre, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.) 
12/18
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Cookies & Karaoke

Greenacres Branch
Celebrate the season decorating cookies and singing carols or any other family friendly song. Bring the whole gang for a fun, memorable night. Refreshments provided. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Celebrate the season decorating cookies and singing carols or any other family friendly song. Bring the whole gang for a fun, memorable night. Refreshments provided. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Line Dancing

Wellington Branch
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (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

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor, Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/04

12/18
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor, Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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