Activity Information
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

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

Adult Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/03
Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
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

Adult Craft Club: Holiday Wreath

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Design and create a holiday wreath to display or share with a friend! All materials will be provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/03
Design and create a holiday wreath to display or share with a friend! All materials will be provided. (60 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

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/03
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
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

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

Introduction to Finding Grants for Nonprofits

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders using the Foundation Directory Online database. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/03
Learn what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders using the Foundation Directory Online database. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Anime Club

Lantana Road Branch
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 13 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/02
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 13 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Miniature Zen Garden

Acreage Branch
Relax and create your own desktop Japanese landscape. Bring a glue gun if you have one. Ages 14 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/02
Relax and create your own desktop Japanese landscape. Bring a glue gun if you have one. Ages 14 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Karen's Cabaret

Lantana Road Branch
Enjoy classic Broadway tunes, cool Sinatra melodies and golden oldies. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/02
Enjoy classic Broadway tunes, cool Sinatra melodies and golden oldies. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Adulting 101: Work Work Work

Lantana Road Branch
Want to make that money but you don't know where to start? Learn some insider tricks to getting your application noticed and acing your interview. Ages 15-20. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/02
Want to make that money but you don't know where to start? Learn some insider tricks to getting your application noticed and acing your interview. Ages 15-20. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

My Library. My Life! Teen Roundtable

Belle Glade Branch
Have you read any young adult fiction featuring a character who has AIDS? Stop by to join the conversation. We'll play games and enjoy snacks. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
12/01
Have you read any young adult fiction featuring a character who has AIDS? Stop by to join the conversation. We'll play games and enjoy snacks. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

Teen Anime Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/01
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (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 hr.) 
12/01

12/27
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

STEAM Robotics Workshop

Lantana Road Branch
Put your engineering skills to the test to create a Vex Robotics motion machine. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/01 Cancelled
Put your engineering skills to the test to create a Vex Robotics motion machine. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 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

Who’s That Pokémon?

Belle Glade Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 
12/01
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 
Dec 2018

The Voice of the Cello

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Cellist Kate Kayaian performs works by Bach, Hovhaness, Crumb, and Gianopoulos, leading you around the world to discover the soulful voice of her beloved instrument. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/01
Cellist Kate Kayaian performs works by Bach, Hovhaness, Crumb, and Gianopoulos, leading you around the world to discover the soulful voice of her beloved instrument. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Stitching Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/01

12/15
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Acoustic Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
12/01
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2018

Super Saturday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Themed stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/01Celebrate Family and Friends.

12/22Celebrate Joy!
Themed stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Cartoons & Crayons

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Saturdays are busy with shopping, cleaning and catching up after the work week. You and your little one need a break! Color while watching cartoons. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/01
Saturdays are busy with shopping, cleaning and catching up after the work week. You and your little one need a break! Color while watching cartoons. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Play With Paint

Belle Glade Branch
Explore watercolors and stencils. Ages 3-6. (30 min.) 
12/01
Explore watercolors and stencils. Ages 3-6. (30 min.) 
Dec 2018

SCORE: IT & Small Business - What’s in It for Me?

Gardens Branch
Dive into integrated solutions, business and IT processes, your web presence, leveraging social media, infrastructure options, and how to address security. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/01
Dive into integrated solutions, business and IT processes, your web presence, leveraging social media, infrastructure options, and how to address security. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Tai Chi for Beginners

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

12/15

12/22

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

Tie-Dye Wrapping Paper

Jupiter Branch
Go green this holiday season by making hand-dyed wrapping paper. Dress for mess! Ages 6-10. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/01
Go green this holiday season by making hand-dyed wrapping paper. Dress for mess! Ages 6-10. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2018

Design a Card

West Boca Branch
Get crafty with us! Use our colorful paper, markers, crayons, pencils and stickers to make holiday, thank you, or any occasion cards for your family and friends. (60 min.) 
12/01
Get crafty with us! Use our colorful paper, markers, crayons, pencils and stickers to make holiday, thank you, or any occasion cards for your family and friends. (60 min.) 
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. 
Nov 2018

Slime Time!

Glades Road Branch
Using science, we’ll make different types of slime and vote for your favorite. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/30
Using science, we’ll make different types of slime and vote for your favorite. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Coding With Tech Toys: Circuits Snap Circuits® Arcade

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Ages 8-11. (75 min.) Preregister. 
11/30
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Ages 8-11. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

"Minecraft" Mania

Belle Glade Branch
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" using the Library's iPad or PS4. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/30
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" using the Library's iPad or PS4. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

The Voice of the Cello

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Cellist Kate Kayaian performs works by Bach, Hovhaness, Crumb, and Gianopoulos, leading you around the world to discover the soulful voice of her beloved instrument. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/30
Cellist Kate Kayaian performs works by Bach, Hovhaness, Crumb, and Gianopoulos, leading you around the world to discover the soulful voice of her beloved instrument. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Tech Time: Sphero

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Use our iPads to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code and make it move, make noises and more!  Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
11/30
Use our iPads to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy - Sphero! Create code and make it move, make noises and more!  Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Nov 2018

Meet the Author: Nathaniel Osborn

Jupiter Branch
Nathaniel Osborn discusses his book, “Indian River Lagoon: An Environmental History,” a closer look at the most biologically diverse estuarine system in the United States and how it has become a chief focus of public concern in recent years. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/30
Nathaniel Osborn discusses his book, “Indian River Lagoon: An Environmental History,” a closer look at the most biologically diverse estuarine system in the United States and how it has become a chief focus of public concern in recent years. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
11/09"The Lego Ninjago Movie." ©Warner Bros. (90 min.)  PG 

11/16"Jumanji." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (105 min.)  PG 

11/30"The Nightmare Before Christmas." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (76 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Nov 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. 
11/16

11/30
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Books-To-Big-Screen

Acreage Branch
Preregister. 
11/29"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," by Stieg Larsson. Book chat. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) 

11/30"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (157 min.) Film viewing. Popcorn provided.
Preregister. 
Nov 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
11/02Venetian and Spanish Masters, c. 1740-1820. The Charms of 18th-Century French Painting. British Painting Comes of Age.  

11/09British and French Masters, c. 1785-1860. Impressionism in France. Post-Impressionism. 

11/30The Rise of French Art - Poussin and Claude. Flemish Masters - Rubens and Van Dyck. A Goldend Age of Spanish Painting. 
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Nov 2018

The Traveling Librarian Series: Cities of China

Lantana Road Branch
Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the United States and the world in this lecture series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
11/28Xi'an.

11/30Gui Lin.
Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the United States and the world in this lecture series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
11/30
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Story Yoga

Wellington Branch
Bring a mat or towel for your child to practice yoga poses as we read a story. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
11/29

11/30
Bring a mat or towel for your child to practice yoga poses as we read a story. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
Nov 2018

Teddy Bear Dance Time

Jupiter Branch
It's teddy time! We'll have stories, songs and crafts all about our cuddly friends. Please bring a small stuffed animal to use as your dance partner. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/30
It's teddy time! We'll have stories, songs and crafts all about our cuddly friends. Please bring a small stuffed animal to use as your dance partner. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants share and improve their craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
11/09

11/30
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants share and improve their craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2018

Craft Night

Acreage Branch
Try out a few fun crafts at this relaxed event. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 
11/29
Try out a few fun crafts at this relaxed event. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 
Nov 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
11/08

11/29
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 

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