Activity Information
Dec 2019

Asistencia individualizada

(Book-A-Librarian, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Jueves, 05 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

Jueves, 12 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae? ¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita. (50 min.) 
12/05

12/12
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae? ¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita. (50 min.) 
Dec 2019

Isn't It Romantic Film Festival

West Boca Branch
A sampling of romantic movies. 
12/05"While You Were Sleeping." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (103 min.)  PG 

12/12"Sleepless in Seattle." ©Columbia Pictures Inc. (104 min.)  PG 

12/19"Hitch." ©Columbia Pictures Inc. (118 min.)  PG-13 

12/26"Isn't It Romantic." ©Warner Bros. (88 min.)  PG-13 
A sampling of romantic movies. 
Dec 2019

Holiday Gift Wrap Workshop

Main Library
Bring packages from home to wrap and learn how to construct recycled bows and crepe poinsettia flowers to adorn those special offerings. Materials provided. (2 hr.) 
12/12
Bring packages from home to wrap and learn how to construct recycled bows and crepe poinsettia flowers to adorn those special offerings. Materials provided. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Community Action Program Orientation

Lantana Road Branch
The Community Action Program was established to remove barriers and create opportunities for low-income individuals to become more self-sufficient. Learn about the services offered including utility assistance and employment support. First come, first served.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
The Community Action Program was established to remove barriers and create opportunities for low-income individuals to become more self-sufficient. Learn about the services offered including utility assistance and employment support. First come, first served.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Paper Craft: Ornaments

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Let the holiday spirit inspire you! Create unique decorations to brighten any space. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Let the holiday spirit inspire you! Create unique decorations to brighten any space. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Digital Preservation: Scanning Photos & Documents

Main Library
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. Space is limited. Call to make a 20-minute appointment between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm. 
12/12
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. Space is limited. Call to make a 20-minute appointment between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm. 
Dec 2019

Crafternoon

Gardens Branch
We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity! (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity! (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Book Discussion: "The Library Book," by Susan Orlean 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Book Discussion: "Where the Crawdads Sing," by Delia Owens 

West Boynton Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Libratory STEM: Gingerbread Houses

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/05

12/12

12/19
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

English Exchange

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

12/12

12/19
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Painting Class

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

12/20
Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Tai Chi for Balance: Beginner

Jupiter Branch
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
12/03

12/05

12/10

12/12

12/17

12/19
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

How to Start a Business

Acreage Branch
Learn the necessary steps to start, run and grow a small business. Presented by the Florida Women's Business Center. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Learn the necessary steps to start, run and grow a small business. Presented by the Florida Women's Business Center. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Tai Chi for Balance: Intermediate

Jupiter Branch
Referred to as “meditation in motion," tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
12/03

12/05

12/10

12/12

12/17

12/19
Referred to as “meditation in motion," tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Preschool Playdate

West Boca Branch
Enjoy social time while playing with literacy toys and sensory activities. Ages 3-5. Limit 16. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Enjoy social time while playing with literacy toys and sensory activities. Ages 3-5. Limit 16. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Personalized attention in the areas of computers, mobile devices and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/05

12/05

12/05

12/12

12/12

12/12

12/19

12/19

12/19
Personalized attention in the areas of computers, mobile devices and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Baby Doll Play

Lantana Road Branch
Bathe, dress, feed and care for our baby dolls. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-3. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Bathe, dress, feed and care for our baby dolls. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-3. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Bilingual Music & Movement

Música y movimiento bilingüe

West Boynton Branch
Jueves, 12 de diciembre, 
10:15 am

Wiggle, jump, hop and read. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Edades 3-5. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
12/12
Wiggle, jump, hop and read. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Edades 3-5. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Menéate, salta, brinca y lee. Mejora tus habilidades motoras finas, tu ritmo y cordinación usando beanbags, pelotas, instrumentos y más. Edades 3-5. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/12
Dec 2019

Time for Twos Special: It's a Potty Party!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Is your little one getting ready to say goodbye to diapers? Join us for a special story time about using the big kid potty! Ages 24-36 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Is your little one getting ready to say goodbye to diapers? Join us for a special story time about using the big kid potty! Ages 24-36 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Little Wonders

Glades Road Branch
Songs, stories, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/12
Songs, stories, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Genealogy Lab

Glades Road Branch
Research your roots and get help using genealogy websites. (15 min.-2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/12
Research your roots and get help using genealogy websites. (15 min.-2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Boogie Woogie Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/05Celebrate Love!

12/12Celebrate Joy!

12/19Winter Wonderland I.
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

25 Days of Reading: Read-A-Thon

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
As an annual season of Christmas programming, we wanted to follow suit and encourage our young readers. 'Tis the season to be reading! 
12/02

12/03

12/04

12/05

12/06

12/07

12/09

12/10

12/11

12/12

12/13

12/14

12/16

12/17

12/18

12/19

12/20

12/21

12/23

12/26

12/27

12/28

12/30

12/31
As an annual season of Christmas programming, we wanted to follow suit and encourage our young readers. 'Tis the season to be reading! 
Dec 2019

Gentle Mat Pilates

Main Library
Full-body conditioning: flexibility and muscle strengthening. Participants may use a chair. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. All levels are welcome. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11

01/08

02/12

04/08
Full-body conditioning: flexibility and muscle strengthening. Participants may use a chair. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. All levels are welcome. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

English Exchange

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

12/11

12/18
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Join other D&D enthusiasts as they assume the roles of characters journeying through a magical world. Books, dice and other materials will be available. Snacks provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/11
Join other D&D enthusiasts as they assume the roles of characters journeying through a magical world. Books, dice and other materials will be available. Snacks provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Book Discussion: "The Septembers of Shiraz," by Dalia Sofer 

Wellington Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
12/11
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

PBC Bar Association Presents Landlord/Tenant Law

Lantana Road Branch
Learn about residential landlord-tenant relationships including the drafting of a lease, rights and responsibilities of the landlord/tenant and court procedures in a lawsuit. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Learn about residential landlord-tenant relationships including the drafting of a lease, rights and responsibilities of the landlord/tenant and court procedures in a lawsuit. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Wellington 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. Grades 6-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
12/11
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. Grades 6-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Neon Painting

West Boca Branch
Take a break from the end of semester studies. We’ll break out the neon paints and create a fun neon piece using acrylics on a canvas board. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Take a break from the end of semester studies. We’ll break out the neon paints and create a fun neon piece using acrylics on a canvas board. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Ukelele Learn & Jam

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Join Cheri Lindroth for a lesson followed by a jam and singalong session. Bring your ukulele and music stand. All welcome to listen or sing along! (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/11
Join Cheri Lindroth for a lesson followed by a jam and singalong session. Bring your ukulele and music stand. All welcome to listen or sing along! (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Season's Greetings for Seniors

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Create and decorate seasonal cards to bring some holiday cheer to those who are alone or in need. Supplies provided. Ages 5-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Create and decorate seasonal cards to bring some holiday cheer to those who are alone or in need. Supplies provided. Ages 5-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Nanny Gingerbread

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Celebrate the season with Nanny G. as she shares “gingerbread magic, crafts, real spices, as well as stories” for the whole family to enjoy. Ages 3 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Celebrate the season with Nanny G. as she shares “gingerbread magic, crafts, real spices, as well as stories” for the whole family to enjoy. Ages 3 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

STEAM Make & Discover: Insta-Snow

Belle Glade Branch
Create, play and learn. Ages 6-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/11
Create, play and learn. Ages 6-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2019

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. Drop in anytime. (3.5 hr.) 
12/04

12/11

12/18
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. (3.5 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Stomp Rockets With 4-H Club of PBC

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Demonstrate Newton's Third Law of Motion by building and launching rockets with different types of fins to learn about drag, lift and flight distance. Ages 7 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/11
Demonstrate Newton's Third Law of Motion by building and launching rockets with different types of fins to learn about drag, lift and flight distance. Ages 7 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Paper Poinsettia Flower Making

Lantana Road Branch
'Tis the season to be jolly. Let's make some poinsettias and hollies. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
'Tis the season to be jolly. Let's make some poinsettias and hollies. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. (60 min.) 
12/04Ages  7-11.

12/11Ages  7-11.

12/14Ages  8-12.
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Holiday Card Crafting

Acreage Branch
Use color, sparkle and more to make personal holiday cards to give to family and friends. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) 
12/11
Use color, sparkle and more to make personal holiday cards to give to family and friends. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Spanish Exchange for Beginners

Lantana Road Branch
Learn key vocabulary words, practice simple expressions in Spanish about time, places, food and more in a fun and informal environment. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Learn key vocabulary words, practice simple expressions in Spanish about time, places, food and more in a fun and informal environment. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Go Around the Globe: Seasonal Celebrations

Jupiter Branch
Join in various holiday traditions around the world with crafts, stories, music and more. Refreshments provided. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Join in various holiday traditions around the world with crafts, stories, music and more. Refreshments provided. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

'Tis the Season to be Stressed

Greenacres Branch
Maya Malay, counselor and meditation instructor, will demonstrate easy meditation techniques to reduce stress and anxiety. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Maya Malay, counselor and meditation instructor, will demonstrate easy meditation techniques to reduce stress and anxiety. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Gardens Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/04

12/11

12/18
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Main Library
Cross stitch knowledge required. Materials will be provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Cross stitch knowledge required. Materials will be provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Fall Prevention Program

West Boca Branch
Includes balance testing, a talk about home safety, tai chi for better balance demonstrations and how tai chi strengthens muscles. Presented by the Area Agency on Aging. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/11
Includes balance testing, a talk about home safety, tai chi for better balance demonstrations and how tai chi strengthens muscles. Presented by the Area Agency on Aging. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Adult Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Color pages and materials provided or bring your own. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Color pages and materials provided or bring your own. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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