Activity Information
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

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
12/06

12/13
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
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

Adult Coloring Club

Acreage Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/12
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
12/05

12/12
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Book Discussion: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot 

Wellington Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
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

Holiday Soap-Making

Glades Road Branch
Learn how to make your very own melt and pour glycerin soaps. Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Learn how to make your very own melt and pour glycerin soaps. Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Is It Unconstitutional? The Case of the Scarlet Tag

Lantana Road Branch
Attorneys from the PBC Bar Association will explore the courts and the Constitution through a case study. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Attorneys from the PBC Bar Association will explore the courts and the Constitution through a case study. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Family Cookie Night

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
'Tis the season to decorate cookies! We will supply the cookies, frosting and decorations; you supply the holiday spirit and creativity. Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
12/12
'Tis the season to decorate cookies! We will supply the cookies, frosting and decorations; you supply the holiday spirit and creativity. Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
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

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Responding to Government Solicitations

Gardens Branch
Government Contracting (PTAC) seminar, learn to develop marketing techniques, search for proposal opportunities, and construct a winning bid (RFP/RFQ). (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Government Contracting (PTAC) seminar, learn to develop marketing techniques, search for proposal opportunities, and construct a winning bid (RFP/RFQ). (60 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

Too Good: Bonding & Relationships

Gardens Branch
Learn the importance of bonding and relationships. Session four of the "Too Good" series. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Learn the importance of bonding and relationships. Session four of the "Too Good" series. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Pokémon Club

Wellington Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
12/12
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Folded Book Sculpture

Jupiter Branch
Upcycle those old books as we learn to transform them into works of art by just folding the pages. Materials provided, or bring your own book. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Upcycle those old books as we learn to transform them into works of art by just folding the pages. Materials provided, or bring your own book. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Will Shortz, Puzzle Master, Knows a "bisl" Yiddish

Greenacres Branch
The Yiddish word for "puzzle" is "trefshpil." Join humorist and freelance writer Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe as she examines Yiddish words used in crosswords. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
The Yiddish word for "puzzle" is "trefshpil." Join humorist and freelance writer Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe as she examines Yiddish words used in crosswords. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

The Way Off-Broadway Players

West Boca Branch
Theater Voices returns to present their highly entertaining Jewish Human Comedy: More Jewish Humor. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Theater Voices returns to present their highly entertaining Jewish Human Comedy: More Jewish Humor. (60 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

Understanding Weight Loss Surgery

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Join Srinivas Kaza, a board-certified surgeon and the Director of Robotic, Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Wellington Regional Medical Center. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12 Cancelled
Join Srinivas Kaza, a board-certified surgeon and the Director of Robotic, Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Wellington Regional Medical Center. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
12/05

12/12
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Baby Bells

Gardens Branch
Jingle-along with rhymes, songs and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Jingle-along with rhymes, songs and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos. Space is limited. (30 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

Little Picassos Special: Gingerbread

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
It's a special edition of Little Picassos! We'll read and rhyme about the Gingerbread Man. We'll also make a paper gingerbread person so come ready to glue. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
It's a special edition of Little Picassos! We'll read and rhyme about the Gingerbread Man. We'll also make a paper gingerbread person so come ready to glue. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Baby Lapsit

West Boynton Branch
Practice early literacy skills by singing songs and playing with your child using a variety of toys suited for the youngest ones! Ages 0-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Practice early literacy skills by singing songs and playing with your child using a variety of toys suited for the youngest ones! Ages 0-12 mos. (30 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

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

Tiny Tots

West Boynton Branch
Movement and finger plays for our tiny tots. Ages 13-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Movement and finger plays for our tiny tots. Ages 13-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Wellington Branch
Stargaze and learn about constellations with the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. We'll be outside from sunset to 8:30 pm, if skies are clear. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Stargaze and learn about constellations with the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. We'll be outside from sunset to 8:30 pm, if skies are clear. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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.) 
12/11
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

PJ Family Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Oh what fun we will have listening to holiday stories and creating a keepsake craft. Don’t forget to wear your coziest holiday pajamas! Ages 3-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Oh what fun we will have listening to holiday stories and creating a keepsake craft. Don’t forget to wear your coziest holiday pajamas! Ages 3-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

The Norton Museum of Art Presents: Community Art Talks

Wellington 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. 
12/11
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

Zombie Holiday Party

Tequesta Branch
Decorate zombie gingerbread cookies, create a zombie tree globe and learn the Zombie Carol. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Decorate zombie gingerbread cookies, create a zombie tree globe and learn the Zombie Carol. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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.) 
12/11
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.) 
Dec 2018

Tertulia Literaria: "Las viudas de los jueves" de Claudia Piñeiro

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Thursday Night Widows")

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Martes, 11 de diciembre, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/11
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Dec 2018

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
12/04

12/11
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, if the skies are clear. (90 min.) 
12/11
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, if the skies are clear. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Scented Holiday Cards

Lantana Road Branch
Enjoy making holiday cards with a seasonal scent. (Allergy warning: cinnamon will be used.) Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Enjoy making holiday cards with a seasonal scent. (Allergy warning: cinnamon will be used.) Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

A Visit From Daggerwing Nature Center

Glades Road Branch
Meet turtles and learn about their habitats. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Meet turtles and learn about their habitats. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

"C" Is for Cookie

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Celebrate National Cookie Day by decorating a sweet treat and listening to delicious stories. Snacks provided. Ages 4-10. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Celebrate National Cookie Day by decorating a sweet treat and listening to delicious stories. Snacks provided. Ages 4-10. Space is limited. (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

Brrr... It's a Snowy Day

West Boca Branch
Listen to a story or two and participate in some (pretend) snow activities. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
12/11
Listen to a story or two and participate in some (pretend) snow activities. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Winter Windows

Wellington Branch
Come and create your own "stained glass" tissue paper winter window.  Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/11
Come and create your own "stained glass" tissue paper winter window.  Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
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

Button Art Mittens

Gardens Branch
Create a beautiful mitten masterpiece that can be displayed all winter long! Ages 5-9. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Create a beautiful mitten masterpiece that can be displayed all winter long! Ages 5-9. (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

Winter Is Coming: Make a Snow Globe

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Create a blizzard of snow in a glass jar for home decorating or gift giving. Materials provided.  Refreshments provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Create a blizzard of snow in a glass jar for home decorating or gift giving. Materials provided.  Refreshments provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours

Glades Road Branch
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Cooking the Books: "Cravings: Hungry for More," by Chrissy Teigen 

West Boca Branch
Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
12/11
Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

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