Activity Information
Oct 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.) 
10/04

10/11

10/18

10/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 10. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Oct 2018

Art Painting

Tequesta Branch
Learn basic painting, composition, color mixing and drawing techniques. Materials provided. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/11
Learn basic painting, composition, color mixing and drawing techniques. Materials provided. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Book time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister. 
10/11

10/11
Book time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 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

Fire Safety Month

Belle Glade Branch
Learn about fire safety and see a PBC Fire Rescue truck, if there is no emergency. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/11
Learn about fire safety and see a PBC Fire Rescue truck, if there is no emergency. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
10/11

10/18
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Oct 2018

Friendship Circle

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Meet other intellectually-disabled young adults and work on skill-building projects in a supportive, encouraging environment. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 18-24. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/11
Meet other intellectually-disabled young adults and work on skill-building projects in a supportive, encouraging environment. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 18-24. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Glades Road Branch
Florida Department of Health discusses mammograms, breast ultrasound and MRI for breast health screenings. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/10
Florida Department of Health discusses mammograms, breast ultrasound and MRI for breast health screenings. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24

10/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2018

Book & Film Discussion

Wellington Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. Preregister. 
09/26"True Grit (1969)." ©Paramount Pictures. (128 min.) 

10/03"True Grit (2010)." ©Paramount Pictures. (110 min.)  PG-13 

10/10"True Grit," by Charles Portis.  (60 min.) 
Copies available at the research services desk. Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Master Gardner Brian Forchheimer Presents the Plant Clinic

Gardens Branch
Bring your potted plants in for a checkup. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/10
Bring your potted plants in for a checkup. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Let's Play: Gaming

Acreage Branch
It's time for friends, snacks, PS4 multiplayer games, and unusual new card and board games. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
10/10
It's time for friends, snacks, PS4 multiplayer games, and unusual new card and board games. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Oct 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.) 
10/10
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.) 
Oct 2018

Italian-American Heritage Month Documentary

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
"Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona." ©PBS. (60 min.) The story of Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù and why the string instruments they sculpted are worth millions of dollars today. Shown with permission. Not rated.
10/10
"Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona." ©PBS. (60 min.) The story of Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù and why the string instruments they sculpted are worth millions of dollars today. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Oct 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. (90 min.) 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
Oct 2018

Teen Read Week™: "It's Written in the Stars ... READ."

Loula V. York Branch
Shine bright with a stellar new book as we sample the latest and greatest teen titles. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-18. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/10
Shine bright with a stellar new book as we sample the latest and greatest teen titles. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-18. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Children work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications available at the children's services desk. No Reading Buddies on Wed, Oct 31. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24
Children work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications available at the children's services desk. No Reading Buddies on Wed, Oct 31. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/10
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Life Skills for Success

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office will reinforce positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24
Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office will reinforce positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sign up for this four-session course facilitated by award-winning poet, Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Oct 01. 
10/10

10/17

10/24

10/31
Sign up for this four-session course facilitated by award-winning poet, Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Oct 01. 
Oct 2018

Fascinating Fossils

Glades Road Branch
Learn about the prehistoric predators on National Fossil Day and create your own. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/10
Learn about the prehistoric predators on National Fossil Day and create your own. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

STEM Club: Halloween

Tequesta Branch
Four weeks. Four projects. All Halloween.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (50 min.) Preregister. 
10/03Magic Potions Density Tower.

10/10Candy Pumpkin Structures.

10/17Skeleton Anatomy.

10/24Slimey Brain Surgery.
Four weeks. Four projects. All Halloween.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (50 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. No Chess Club on Wed, Oct 31.  Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. No Chess Club on Wed, Oct 31.  Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

After-School Math Club

Belle Glade Branch
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24

10/31
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

STEM Club: Plastic Egg Parachutes

Wellington Branch
Be an innovator and construct a parachute for your plastic egg's safe landing! Ages 5-12. Limit 50. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
10/10
Be an innovator and construct a parachute for your plastic egg's safe landing! Ages 5-12. Limit 50. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Oct 2018

Tween Advisory Club

Wellington Branch
Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you want.  Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
10/03

10/10
Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you want.  Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
Oct 2018

How the Loxahatchee River Became "Wild & Scenic"

Jupiter Branch
On the 50th anniversary of the National Wild and Scenic River Act, Richard Roberts discusses how our local river gained this rare distinction. (60 min.) 
10/10
On the 50th anniversary of the National Wild and Scenic River Act, Richard Roberts discusses how our local river gained this rare distinction. (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/03

10/10

10/24

10/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Gardens Branch
Foundations of Western Civilization. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
10/02The Rise of Rome. The Roman Republic - Government and Politics. Roman Imperialism.  The Culture of the Roman Republic.  (2 hr.) 

10/10Rome - From Republic to Empire. The Pax Romana. Rome's Golden and Silver Ages.  (90 min.) 
Foundations of Western Civilization. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Oct 2018

Memory Writing for Grandparents

Lantana Road Branch
Learn techniques for writing family stories and memories. Facilitated by Suzana Sagy Macario, author of "Enter Through the Exit Door."  Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/10
Learn techniques for writing family stories and memories. Facilitated by Suzana Sagy Macario, author of "Enter Through the Exit Door."  Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Introduction to Genealogy

West Boca Branch
Learn about the basics of finding ancestors, along with the myths, challenges and joys of ancestral discovery with professional genealogist, Mark Fearer.  (60 min.) 
10/10
Learn about the basics of finding ancestors, along with the myths, challenges and joys of ancestral discovery with professional genealogist, Mark Fearer.  (60 min.) 
Oct 2018

Paper Crafts: Oak Leaf Card

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn basic paper cutting and card making techniques while you craft a fall note card.  Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
10/10
Learn basic paper cutting and card making techniques while you craft a fall note card.  Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24

10/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Oct 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.) 
10/03 (2 hr.) 

10/10 (2 hr.) 

10/17 (2 hr.) 

10/24 (2 hr.) 

10/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Limit 10. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Oct 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. (90 min.) 
10/03

10/10

10/17

10/24

10/31
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
Oct 2018

Mandarin Chinese Conversation Café

Lantana Road Branch
Join our Mandarin conversation café event. Practice for both pronunciation and communication skills. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/10 Cancelled
Join our Mandarin conversation café event. Practice for both pronunciation and communication skills. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Discover Axis 360

Gardens Branch
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/10
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister. 
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

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
10/09
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
Oct 2018

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
10/09
Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
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

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 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/09
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor, Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Discover New Opportunities for Adult Vocational Training

Lantana Road Branch
Learn about employment opportunities through vocational training. Sponsored by Palm Beach State College TRIO-EOC Post-Secondary Adult Vocational Programs.  (2 hr.) Preregister. 
10/09
Learn about employment opportunities through vocational training. Sponsored by Palm Beach State College TRIO-EOC Post-Secondary Adult Vocational Programs.  (2 hr.) 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

Teen Read Week™: "It's Written in the Stars ... READ."

Belle Glade Branch
Pick up a book bingo card featuring YALSA's 2018 Teens' Top Ten nominees. Complete it and join us for ice cream and pizza.  Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/09
Pick up a book bingo card featuring YALSA's 2018 Teens' Top Ten nominees. Complete it and join us for ice cream and pizza.  Grades 5-12. (60 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

Teen Read Week

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Play bingo and trivia about teen books. Talk about your favorite books, enjoy snacks, and choose a teen giveaway that's yours to keep! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
10/09
Play bingo and trivia about teen books. Talk about your favorite books, enjoy snacks, and choose a teen giveaway that's yours to keep! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Oct 2018

Are You Curious? George Usually Is.

West Boca Branch
We’ll read a story or two about our favorite monkey, Curious George, and watch a short movie. Make a themed craft. Ages 3-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
10/09
We’ll read a story or two about our favorite monkey, Curious George, and watch a short movie. Make a themed craft. Ages 3-9. (45 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.

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