Activity Information
Dec 2018

Pokémon Club

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 9-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/07
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 9-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Holiday Make & Take

West Boynton Branch
Create crafts for every holiday that occurs within the month of December. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/07
Create crafts for every holiday that occurs within the month of December. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Sleigh Bells Ringing Holiday Craft

Acreage Branch
Paint and decorate wooden sleds and ornaments. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
12/07
Paint and decorate wooden sleds and ornaments. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Pearl Harbor Day Crossword

Belle Glade Branch
Facts, key events and more. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) 
12/07
Facts, key events and more. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
12/07"Smurfs: The Lost Village." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (89 min.)  PG 

12/14"Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie." ©DreamWorks Animation. (84 min.)  PG 

12/21"Frozen." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (108 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Dec 2018

Papercraft: Memory Globe

Lantana Road Branch
Turn memories into a three dimensional papercraft. Bring copies of your own memorabilia, all other materials provided. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/07
Turn memories into a three dimensional papercraft. Bring copies of your own memorabilia, all other materials provided. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
12/07The High Renaissance in Central Italy -- Titian and His Venetian Contemporaries -- Venetian Masters - Tintoretto and Veronese. 

12/14Painting for the Courts, c. 1515-1575 -- Northern European Masters - Bosch to Bruegel -- The Innovation of Carracci and Caravaggio. 

12/21Dutch History, Portraiture, Genre Scenes -- Dutch Still Lifes, Townscapes, Landscapes -- The Genius of Rembrandt. 
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Dec 2018

Jinglecise

Greenacres Branch
We will wiggle, jump, hop, and jingle all the way! Have fun while improving motor skills, rhythm, and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/07
We will wiggle, jump, hop, and jingle all the way! Have fun while improving motor skills, rhythm, and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Writers' Critique Workshop

Wellington Branch
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/06
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/06
Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Sean Gaskell: Music of the West African Kora

Belle Glade Branch
Enjoy the unique sounds of the Kora, a beautiful 21-stringed instrument native to the Mande peoples of West Africa. Musician Sean Gaskell gathered his expertise among Kora masters in the Gambia. Performances include a combination of traditional and original compositions. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/06
Enjoy the unique sounds of the Kora, a beautiful 21-stringed instrument native to the Mande peoples of West Africa. Musician Sean Gaskell gathered his expertise among Kora masters in the Gambia. Performances include a combination of traditional and original compositions. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

DIY Holiday Ornaments

Wellington Branch
Choose from a variety of Holiday ornaments to make and decorate your home. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/06
Choose from a variety of Holiday ornaments to make and decorate your home. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Understanding Your Energy

Lantana Road Branch
Ms. Adele Kristiansson discusses major aspects of our energy, and demonstrates how we can modulate it to improve health and wellbeing. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/06
Ms. Adele Kristiansson discusses major aspects of our energy, and demonstrates how we can modulate it to improve health and wellbeing. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Papercraft: Swedish Star

Jupiter Branch
A perfect decoration for the holidays or any time of year. Join us as we craft paper into these traditional, celestial creations. Materials provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/06
A perfect decoration for the holidays or any time of year. Join us as we craft paper into these traditional, celestial creations. Materials provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

'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. 
12/06
Maya Malay, counselor and meditation instructor, will demonstrate easy meditation techniques to reduce stress and anxiety.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Create a Memory Page: Scrapbooking Fun

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Bring personal photos or memorabilia, we will provide the rest. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/06
Bring personal photos or memorabilia, we will provide the rest. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Sandra Bullock Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Enjoy these films featuring “America’s sweetheart,” Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock. 
12/06"Infamous." ©Warner Bros. (118 min.) 

12/13"The Proposal." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (107 min.)  PG-13 

12/20"The Blind Side." ©Warner Bros. (128 min.)  PG-13 

12/27"Ocean's 8." ©Warner Bros. (120 min.)  PG-13 
Enjoy these films featuring “America’s sweetheart,” Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock. 
Dec 2018

Practical Stress Reduction

West Boynton Branch
Use mindfulness and meditation to manage stress in the workplace and at home. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/06
Use mindfulness and meditation to manage stress in the workplace and at home. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Crochet for Beginners

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn about tools and materials, some basic stitches, and how to read a pattern while working on a crocheted napkin ring. Materials provided. Limit 8. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/06
Learn about tools and materials, some basic stitches, and how to read a pattern while working on a crocheted napkin ring. Materials provided. Limit 8. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/06

12/13

12/20
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 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.) 
12/06

12/13

12/20
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

Intro to Tai Chi for Balance

Jupiter Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion” Tai Chi can enhance health, mindfulness, and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/06

12/13
Often referred to as “meditation in motion” Tai Chi can enhance health, mindfulness, and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Introduction to Lynda.com

Lantana Road Branch
Lynda.com is an online educational site that includes over 3,000 video courses in fields like information technology and business. Limit 7. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/06
Lynda.com is an online educational site that includes over 3,000 video courses in fields like information technology and business. Limit 7. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Preschool Playdate

West Boca Branch
Enjoy social time while playing with literacy toys and sensory activities. Ages 3-5. Limit 16. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/06

12/19
Enjoy social time while playing with literacy toys and sensory activities. Ages 3-5. Limit 16. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Toddler Time

Lantana Road Branch
Songs, dancing, stories, bubbles, and toys. Get your wiggles out! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/06

12/13

12/20
Songs, dancing, stories, bubbles, and toys. Get your wiggles out! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
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

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

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

Native Flowers & Bushes for Your Yard

Gardens Branch
Presented by Master Gardener Brian Forchhiemer. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Presented by Master Gardener Brian Forchhiemer. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Listening to Your Animals

Wellington Branch
Stories and exercises will show how we can communicate with animals. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Stories and exercises will show how we can communicate with animals. (60 min.) 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

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

Sean Gaskell: Music of the West African Kora

Jupiter Branch
Enjoy the unique sounds of the Kora, a beautiful 21-stringed instrument native to the Mande peoples of West Africa. Musician Sean Gaskell gathered his expertise among Kora masters in the Gambia. Performances include a combination of traditional and original compositions. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Enjoy the unique sounds of the Kora, a beautiful 21-stringed instrument native to the Mande peoples of West Africa. Musician Sean Gaskell gathered his expertise among Kora masters in the Gambia. Performances include a combination of traditional and original compositions. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Cardsharks

Wellington Branch
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Magic: The Gathering, Pokémon or just a regular card game. Play against others, trade or just make new friends.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
12/05
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Magic: The Gathering, Pokémon or just a regular card game. Play against others, trade or just make new friends.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Trashketball

Glades Road Branch
In this team trivia competition, the first team to answer correctly gets to try to score a basket. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
In this team trivia competition, the first team to answer correctly gets to try to score a basket. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boca Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment!  First come, first served. (2.5 hr.) 
12/05

12/13

12/15
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment!  First come, first served. (2.5 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Teens: A Letter From You

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
In honor of National Letter Writing Day, make a card and participate in a handwriting workshop. It's time to go "old school."  Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
In honor of National Letter Writing Day, make a card and participate in a handwriting workshop. It's time to go "old school."  Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. 
12/05
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Video Game Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics. Refreshments provided. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) 
12/05
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics. Refreshments provided. Ages 7-12. (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

LEGO® Bricks

Acreage Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
12/05
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
Dec 2018

Paper Snowflakes

Wellington Branch
Use paper and scissors to create a winter wonderland! Take a snowflake and leave one to display in our window decorations. Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/05
Use paper and scissors to create a winter wonderland! Take a snowflake and leave one to display in our window decorations. Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2018

Walt Disney Celebration

Belle Glade Branch
Celebrate Walt Disney's birthday with featured movies and crafts. Make sure to visit our Disney's storybook collection. 
12/05"Disney's Christopher Robin." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (120 min.)  PG 

12/05"Incredibles 2." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (118 min.)  PG 
Celebrate Walt Disney's birthday with featured movies and crafts. Make sure to visit our Disney's storybook collection. 
Dec 2018

Tween Advisory Club

Wellington Branch
Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you like. Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
12/05
Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you like. Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
Dec 2018

Sean Gaskell: Music of the West African Kora

West Boca Branch
Enjoy the unique sounds of the Kora, a beautiful 21-stringed instrument native to the Mande peoples of West Africa. Musician Sean Gaskell gathered his expertise among Kora masters in the Gambia. Performances include a combination of traditional and original compositions. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Enjoy the unique sounds of the Kora, a beautiful 21-stringed instrument native to the Mande peoples of West Africa. Musician Sean Gaskell gathered his expertise among Kora masters in the Gambia. Performances include a combination of traditional and original compositions. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Medicare 101

Acreage Branch
Join SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for an in-depth overview and discussion of the different Medicare plan options and benefits. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Join SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) for an in-depth overview and discussion of the different Medicare plan options and benefits. (90 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

Toy Safety From the US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Gardens Branch
Learn to identify unsafe toys as well as understand how to choose the right toy for your child's age. Presented with PBC Division of Consumer Affairs. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Learn to identify unsafe toys as well as understand how to choose the right toy for your child's age. Presented with PBC Division of Consumer Affairs. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Dancerize your way with the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle. Learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. For beginners and experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Dancerize your way with the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle. Learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. For beginners and experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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