Activity Information
Dec 2018

Kindness Matters to Dogs

Glades Road Branch
Barbara Masi brings her dogs from the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office to talk about the importance of kindness to animals. An activity to follow. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Barbara Masi brings her dogs from the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office to talk about the importance of kindness to animals. An activity to follow. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Paint-By-Sticker

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Create a vibrant full-color “painting” one sticker at a time. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Create a vibrant full-color “painting” one sticker at a time. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Learn about our free online tutoring available; feel free to bring your homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
12/04

12/11

12/18
Learn about our free online tutoring available; feel free to bring your homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
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

The Norton Museum of Art Presents: Community Art Talks

Clarence E. Anthony 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. 
12/18
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. 
Dec 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.) 
12/04

12/11

12/18
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.) 
Dec 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Wellington Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/18
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 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. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Join us for a presentation on mindfulness and meditation, designed to help handle stress in the workplace and at home. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/04

12/11

12/18
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Art for Adults: Open Studio

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice your skills and receive guidance on how to bring your vision to life in this open studio. Bring an unfinished project or start a new one. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Practice your skills and receive guidance on how to bring your vision to life in this open studio. Bring an unfinished project or start a new one. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Finding an Agent

Gardens Branch
In this workshop, award-winning author Miriam Auerbach explains when, where, and how to begin searching for a representative for your work. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
In this workshop, award-winning author Miriam Auerbach explains when, where, and how to begin searching for a representative for your work. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Book Discussion: "There There," by Tommy Orange 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Avoiding Fraud & Scams

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Presented by VAST, a volunteer team with the PBC Sheriff's Office. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Presented by VAST, a volunteer team with the PBC Sheriff's Office. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Introduction to Jewish Genealogy

West Boynton Branch
President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of PBC, Cindy Potter Taylor, discusses how to start researching your Jewish ancestry. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of PBC, Cindy Potter Taylor, discusses how to start researching your Jewish ancestry. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Jingle Bell Stomp

Gardens Branch
Twirl, slide, freeze dance, and jingle bell rock to holiday tunes. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Twirl, slide, freeze dance, and jingle bell rock to holiday tunes. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Toddler Stay & Play

West Boca Branch
Come for a casual time of fun literacy toys and activities. Ages 1-2. Limit 16. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05

12/18
Come for a casual time of fun literacy toys and activities. Ages 1-2. Limit 16. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

D.I.T. Flag Books

Lantana Road Branch
Do It Together! Come socialize and create a flag book from a collaborative piece of art. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Do It Together! Come socialize and create a flag book from a collaborative piece of art. Limit 20. (90 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

Toddler Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Music, movement, simple stories and crafts for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-3. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/04Celebrate Peace.

12/11Celebrate Love!

12/18Celebrate Joy!
Music, movement, simple stories and crafts for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-3. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Kiddie Stay & Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/04

12/18
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Make a Joyful Noise!

Jupiter Branch
Calling our littlest dancers and singers! Shake, rattle and roll with us to celebrate the season of giving. Ages 1-2. Limit 15. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Calling our littlest dancers and singers! Shake, rattle and roll with us to celebrate the season of giving. Ages 1-2. Limit 15. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Baby Playdate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
We may not get snow in South Florida but we can still play and pretend there's a snowman and toss around "snowballs" while listening to catchy seasonal tunes. Ages 4-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
We may not get snow in South Florida but we can still play and pretend there's a snowman and toss around "snowballs" while listening to catchy seasonal tunes. Ages 4-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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.
12/04

12/05

12/12

12/18

12/05

12/12
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

Best Strategies for Creating a Writing Life

Lantana Road Branch
Do you have a story to share with the world? Are you a writer deep in the process and seeking professional guidance? An author looking to connect with fellow writers? Explore the benefits of participating in a community of writers with The Cream Literary Alliance, a nonprofit group dedicated to promoting the power of the written and spoken word. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Do you have a story to share with the world? Are you a writer deep in the process and seeking professional guidance? An author looking to connect with fellow writers? Explore the benefits of participating in a community of writers with The Cream Literary Alliance, a nonprofit group dedicated to promoting the power of the written and spoken word. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
12/17
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Holiday Nail Art

Belle Glade Branch
Bring a friend to practice various holly-jolly trends. Supplies provided. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Bring a friend to practice various holly-jolly trends. Supplies provided. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Kids Coloring Club: Winter Wonderland

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice your fine-motor skills with worksheets and coloring sheets guaranteed to get you in the mood for the season. Personal coloring books welcome. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Practice your fine-motor skills with worksheets and coloring sheets guaranteed to get you in the mood for the season. Personal coloring books welcome. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Peppermint Sugar Scrubs

West Boynton Branch
Mix household items to concoct your own sugar scrubs. Tie it up with a bow for a perfect holiday hostess gift. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Mix household items to concoct your own sugar scrubs. Tie it up with a bow for a perfect holiday hostess gift. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Peppermint Sugar Scrubs

West Boynton Branch
Mix household items to concoct your own sugar scrubs. Tie it up with a bow for a perfect holiday hostess gift. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Mix household items to concoct your own sugar scrubs. Tie it up with a bow for a perfect holiday hostess gift. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Playful Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
12/17
Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Dec 2018

Gingerbread House Decorating

Gardens Branch
Decorate a graham cracker and royal icing gingerbread house with colorful sweets. Ages 8-12. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Decorate a graham cracker and royal icing gingerbread house with colorful sweets. Ages 8-12. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

STEAM Club

Wellington Branch
Use your engineering skills as we design a gingerbread man trap. Ages 5-12. Limit 40. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
12/17
Use your engineering skills as we design a gingerbread man trap. Ages 5-12. Limit 40. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
"Crazy Rich Asians." ©Warner Bros. (120 min.) PG-13
12/17
"Crazy Rich Asians." ©Warner Bros. (120 min.) PG-13
Dec 2018

Crafternoon: Peppermint Sugar Scrub

West Boynton Branch
Mix household items to concoct your own sugar scrubs. Tie it up with a bow for a perfect holiday hostess gift. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Mix household items to concoct your own sugar scrubs. Tie it up with a bow for a perfect holiday hostess gift. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
12/03

12/10

12/17
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Dec 2018

Jingle Bell Rock

West Boynton Branch
Jingle, wiggle, hop and skip to snow-themed songs. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/17
Jingle, wiggle, hop and skip to snow-themed songs. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Rhythm Explorers

Lantana Road Branch
Get your wiggles out! An amazing and active journey through sound and music. Bring a water bottle. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/03

12/17
Get your wiggles out! An amazing and active journey through sound and music. Bring a water bottle. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
12/03

12/10

12/17
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
Dec 2018

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/03

12/17
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Winter Snowflakes

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Create a unique snowflake to bring in winter! Snowflakes will be used for the Winter Wonderland Ball. All ages.
12/17
Create a unique snowflake to bring in winter! Snowflakes will be used for the Winter Wonderland Ball. All ages.
Dec 2018

Miniature Book Making

Jupiter Branch
Learn how to create miniature versions of some of our favorite books. Ages 10-17. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/16
Learn how to create miniature versions of some of our favorite books. Ages 10-17. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Hubble Photographs & Lecture

West Boca Branch
Join NASA Solar System Ambassador Timothy Nusbaum and view pictures from the Hubble telescope with a NASA scientist's descriptions. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
12/16
Join NASA Solar System Ambassador Timothy Nusbaum and view pictures from the Hubble telescope with a NASA scientist's descriptions. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Gingerbread House Fun!

Lantana Road Branch
Are you creative and like candy? Make your own mini gingerbread house to take home. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/16
Are you creative and like candy? Make your own mini gingerbread house to take home. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. 
12/16
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Anime Club

Belle Glade Branch
Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga, and discover new ones. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
12/15
Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga, and discover new ones. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

DIY Book Hedgehogs

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Breathe life into an old book by making it into a cute book critter! Give it as a gift to your favorite person or keep it for yourself! All materials provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/15
Breathe life into an old book by making it into a cute book critter! Give it as a gift to your favorite person or keep it for yourself! All materials provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

The Art of Gifts

Loula V. York Branch
Relax and create lovely gifts of painted tiles. Snacks provided. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/15
Relax and create lovely gifts of painted tiles. Snacks provided. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Bright Minds STEAM

Lantana Road Branch
Experiment, explore and investigate! Discover your inner scientist and put your engineering skills to the test. Games and hands-on activities. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/15
Experiment, explore and investigate! Discover your inner scientist and put your engineering skills to the test. Games and hands-on activities. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Winter Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
"The Polar Express." ©Warner Bros. (100 min.) Popcorn provided. All ages.
12/15
"The Polar Express." ©Warner Bros. (100 min.) Popcorn provided. All ages.
Dec 2018

Teen Crafters: Decoupage

West Boca Branch
Get creative with decoupage, a wooden frame or small box to create a unique display. Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/15
Get creative with decoupage, a wooden frame or small box to create a unique display. Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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