Activity Information
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.) 
Dec 2018

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/11
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

English Exchange

Greenacres 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

Handmade Ornaments

Lantana Road Branch
Create a trio of seasonal ornaments that you can hang from your tree or tie on to a special gift. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/09

12/11
Create a trio of seasonal ornaments that you can hang from your tree or tie on to a special gift. Materials provided. Limit 16. (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

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
12/03

12/10
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

College 101 Part I & II

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Feeling overwhelmed by the college application process? These workshops will set you on the right path! Attendance to both is highly recommended. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/03Part I: The College Application and School Selection Process.

12/10Part II: The College Essay and the SATs/ACTs.
Feeling overwhelmed by the college application process? These workshops will set you on the right path! Attendance to both is highly recommended. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Working With Your Energy

Lantana Road Branch
Ms. Adele Kristiansson explores interactive ways to engage our energetic awareness in relationships and strengthen our connection through self-guidance. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Ms. Adele Kristiansson explores interactive ways to engage our energetic awareness in relationships and strengthen our connection through self-guidance. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/10
Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Belle Glade Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) 
12/10
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Cookie Book Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Grab a copy of the book, “Minecraft: The Crash,” by Tracey Baptiste. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts. Snacks provided. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) 
12/10
Grab a copy of the book, “Minecraft: The Crash,” by Tracey Baptiste. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts. Snacks provided. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
12/10
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Dec 2018

Gingerbread Adventures

West Boynton Branch
Run as fast as you can ... to hear adventures about gingerbread characters and then collage your own gingerbread decoration to take home. Ages 5-9. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Run as fast as you can ... to hear adventures about gingerbread characters and then collage your own gingerbread decoration to take home. Ages 5-9. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Pandora's Box

Lantana Road Branch
Design your own magical gift box. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Design your own magical gift box. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Make-N-Take Crafts

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Stop in for a fun and casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-10. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/10
Stop in for a fun and casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-10. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Dominoes

Gardens Branch
Learn the game and play. Refreshments provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Learn the game and play. Refreshments provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
The World of Biblical Israel.  National Identity-Twins and Enemies. Lost and Restoration-Two Biblical Stories. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
12/10
The World of Biblical Israel.  National Identity-Twins and Enemies. Lost and Restoration-Two Biblical Stories. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Dec 2018

Crochet Club

Lantana Road Branch
Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/03

12/10
Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Adult Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Homework Club

Wellington Branch
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
12/03

12/10
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
12/03

12/10
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
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

Baby Doll Play

Lantana Road Branch
Play, learn and discover using baby dolls. Bathe, dress, feed, and care for them. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Play, learn and discover using baby dolls. Bathe, dress, feed, and care for them. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (60 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

Now I Know My ABCs

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Enjoy playing literacy-based games with your child to introduce and reinforce the alphabet. Ages 2-5. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/10
Enjoy playing literacy-based games with your child to introduce and reinforce the alphabet. Ages 2-5. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Festival of Lights Celebration

Wellington Branch
Celebrate this South Asian Festival with fun, flair and fanfare! Hear stories, learn traditions and watch lively performances.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/09
Celebrate this South Asian Festival with fun, flair and fanfare! Hear stories, learn traditions and watch lively performances.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
"Book Club." ©Paramount Pictures. (104 min.) Preregister. PG-13
12/09
"Book Club." ©Paramount Pictures. (104 min.) Preregister. PG-13
Dec 2018

Book Arts

Acreage Branch
Transform books into works of art by learning the basics of book origami. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/09
Transform books into works of art by learning the basics of book origami. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Stir Up the Senses With Gingerbread

Jupiter Branch
We're celebrating the classic gingerbread man with stories, crafts and cookie decorating! Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/08
We're celebrating the classic gingerbread man with stories, crafts and cookie decorating! Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Poetry Writing Workshop!

Loula V. York Branch
Create your own poetry for pleasure and learn how to submit poems to the Palm Beach Poetry Festival's Teen Poetry Contest! Refreshments provided. Ages 12-18. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/08
Create your own poetry for pleasure and learn how to submit poems to the Palm Beach Poetry Festival's Teen Poetry Contest! Refreshments provided. Ages 12-18. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (45 min.) 
12/08

12/22
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües

Belle Glade Branch
Sábado, 08 de diciembre, 
2:30 pm

Sábado, 22 de diciembre, 
2:30 pm

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Todas las edades. All ages. (30 min.) 
12/08

12/22
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Todas las edades. All ages. (30 min.) 
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Todas las edades. (30 min.) 
12/08
12/22
Dec 2018

Salt Art

Lantana Road Branch
Enjoy fun, colorful ways to decorate recycled bottles. Ages 9 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/08
Enjoy fun, colorful ways to decorate recycled bottles. Ages 9 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Teen Totes

West Boca Branch
Get creative on a blank canvas tote bag. Decorate it with markers, pompoms, jewels, and feathers to create a fun bag to carry your books. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/08
Get creative on a blank canvas tote bag. Decorate it with markers, pompoms, jewels, and feathers to create a fun bag to carry your books. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Community Seed, Seedling & Plant Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants to trade. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/08
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants to trade. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
12/01 (2.5 hr.) 

12/08 (2.5 hr.) 

12/22 (2.5 hr.) 

12/26Mega-Marathon! (6 hr.) 

12/29 (2.5 hr.) 
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
Dec 2018

Holiday Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
"The Preacher's Wife." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (124 min.) Refreshments provided. PG
12/08
"The Preacher's Wife." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (124 min.) Refreshments provided. PG
Dec 2018

The Crop Circle: Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Organize your photos and record your memories by using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/08
Organize your photos and record your memories by using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Share the Love: Holiday Card Making Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Create holiday cards brimming with good wishes to share with family and friends! Refreshments provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/08
Create holiday cards brimming with good wishes to share with family and friends! Refreshments provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Winter Luminaries

Greenacres Branch
Light up your holidays with beautiful frosted lanterns created with mason jars, Epsom salt, glitter and tea lights. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/08
Light up your holidays with beautiful frosted lanterns created with mason jars, Epsom salt, glitter and tea lights. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Stories & Songs for You!

¡Cuentos y canciones para ti!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sábado, 08 de diciembre, 
11:00 am

John I. Leonard Community High School Club La Casa de Las Americas and the International Spanish Academy will be here to read stories and act them out. Edades 2 en adelante. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
12/08
John I. Leonard Community High School Club La Casa de Las Americas and the International Spanish Academy will be here to read stories and act them out. Edades 2 en adelante. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
John I. Leonard Community High School y el International Spanish Academy leerán cuentos y los actuaran en inglés y español. Crea una manualidad. Edades 2 en adelante. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/08
Dec 2018

The Firefighter's Family

West Boynton Branch
Follow the daily life of a Boynton Beach firefighter through an interactive story time and craft. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/08
Follow the daily life of a Boynton Beach firefighter through an interactive story time and craft. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

STEM: Coding Basics

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Ages 10-14. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/08
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Ages 10-14. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/08
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi is experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/01

12/08

12/15

12/22

12/29
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi is experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Beaded Snowflakes

Gardens Branch
Let it snow! Create a shining beaded snowflake. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/07
Let it snow! Create a shining beaded snowflake. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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