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Activity Information
Apr 2019

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Gardens 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. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/25
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. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/11

04/25
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Tech Thursday: Penguin Cool Down

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
For World Penguin Day we'll have a wacky STEM activity and learn about these unique birds. We'll also have a building challenge! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/25
For World Penguin Day we'll have a wacky STEM activity and learn about these unique birds. We'll also have a building challenge! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Beady Buddies

Glades Road Branch
If you love to create, you’ll love making these sweet ice-cream cone and watermelon keychains that are the perfect school accessory or gift. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/25
If you love to create, you’ll love making these sweet ice-cream cone and watermelon keychains that are the perfect school accessory or gift. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

2009 Oscar Movie Marathon

Lantana Road Branch
"Wall-E." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (98 min.) Preregister. G
04/25
"Wall-E." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (98 min.) Preregister. G
Apr 2019

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 
04/11

04/25

05/09

05/30

06/13

06/27
Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 
Apr 2019

Crochet for Kids

Belle Glade Branch
Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/11

04/18

04/25
Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

STEAM Club

Wellington Branch
Use your science, design and engineering skills to create a robot hand. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
04/25
Use your science, design and engineering skills to create a robot hand. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Apr 2019

Movies Rock With Rock Art

Acreage Branch
"The Rocketeer." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (108 min.) Enjoy a rocking movie that's out of this world and create colorful rocks that reflect your favorite hobbies, sports, animals and more! Ages 6 & up. PG
04/25
"The Rocketeer." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (108 min.) Enjoy a rocking movie that's out of this world and create colorful rocks that reflect your favorite hobbies, sports, animals and more! Ages 6 & up. PG
Apr 2019

English Exchange

Gardens Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/04

04/11

04/18

04/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine

West Boynton Branch
Dr. Hui Wei, a licensed Acupuncturist Physician, discusses traditional Chinese medicine including acupuncture, cupping, herbs and qigong. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/25
Dr. Hui Wei, a licensed Acupuncturist Physician, discusses traditional Chinese medicine including acupuncture, cupping, herbs and qigong. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Theater Voices: Laughing Matters

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Enjoy the humor of Neil Simon, Broadway's most successful playwright, and revel, too, in the absurdist humor of Mike Nichols and Elaine May. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/25
Enjoy the humor of Neil Simon, Broadway's most successful playwright, and revel, too, in the absurdist humor of Mike Nichols and Elaine May. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Stop That Midday Slump: Tools to Boost Your Energy Levels

Jupiter Branch
Feeling tired, sleepy and sluggish at midday? This training will give you the tools to analyze why this happens and what you can do about it. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/25
Feeling tired, sleepy and sluggish at midday? This training will give you the tools to analyze why this happens and what you can do about it. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

1960s Film Festival

West Boca Branch
04/04"The Odd Couple." ©Paramount Pictures. (105 min.) 

04/11"Blue Hawaii." ©Paramount Pictures. (103 min.)  Not rated. 

04/18"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." ©Columbia Pictures Industries. (108 min.)  Not rated. 

04/25"2001: A Space Odyssey." ©Warner Bros. (139 min.) 
Apr 2019

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Preregister. 
04/18"The Children Act," by Ian McEwan. Book discussion. (60 min.) 

04/25"The Children Act." ©A24 Films. (105 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) 
Preregister. 
Apr 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/04

04/11

04/18

04/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Painting Class

Tequesta Branch
Learn basic painting, composition, color mixing and drawing techniques. Materials provided. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
04/25
Learn basic painting, composition, color mixing and drawing techniques. Materials provided. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

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. 
04/02

04/02

04/04

04/04

04/09

04/09

04/11

04/11

04/16

04/16

04/18

04/18

04/23

04/23

04/25

04/25

04/30

04/30
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. 
Apr 2019

2009 Oscar Movie Marathon

Lantana Road Branch
Preregister. 
04/25"Milk." ©Focus Features. (128 min.) 

04/25"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." ©Paramount Pictures. (167 min.)  Not rated. 
Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (30 min.) Preregister. 
04/04

04/04

04/04

04/04

04/11

04/11

04/11

04/11

04/18

04/18

04/18

04/18

04/25

04/25

04/25

04/25
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (30 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Sidewalk Decorating With Chalk

Lantana Road Branch
Happy birthday, Lantana! Decorate our sidewalks with celebratory drawings and messages. Activity ends at sunset. First come, first served. (6 hr.) 
04/25
Happy birthday, Lantana! Decorate our sidewalks with celebratory drawings and messages. Activity ends at sunset. First come, first served. (6 hr.) 
Apr 2019

Boogie Woogie Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Children and their parents are invited for music, movement and simple crafts! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/04Sea Creatures II.

04/11For the Love of Poetry I!

04/18For the Love of Poetry II!

04/25Love Your Mother (Earth) I.
Children and their parents are invited for music, movement and simple crafts! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
04/03

04/03

04/04

04/10

04/10

04/11

04/17

04/17

04/18

04/24

04/24

04/25
One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Apr 2019

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Apr 2019

College Information Workshop

Wellington Branch
Representatives from Palm Beach State College will guide students and their parents through the college and financial aid application processes. (2 hr.) 
04/24
Representatives from Palm Beach State College will guide students and their parents through the college and financial aid application processes. (2 hr.) 
Apr 2019

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Show off your knowledge of topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
04/24
Show off your knowledge of topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Apr 2019

Book Chat: "Next Year in Havana," by Chanel Cleeton 

Acreage Branch
Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/24
Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

E-Commerce: Start an Online Business

Jupiter Branch
Learn how to create, manage and grow an online business and leverage social media marketing with e-commerce instructor Rajeeyah Madinah. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/24
Learn how to create, manage and grow an online business and leverage social media marketing with e-commerce instructor Rajeeyah Madinah. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Pajama Story Time: Fluffy & Furry

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Put on your coziest pajamas and join us for stories, songs and rhymes. We'll wrap up with a craft to take home. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
04/24
Put on your coziest pajamas and join us for stories, songs and rhymes. We'll wrap up with a craft to take home. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Jupiter Branch
Have an idea for a library activity or art display? Need community service? Make a difference in your library by joining TAB! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/24
Have an idea for a library activity or art display? Need community service? Make a difference in your library by joining TAB! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Simple Science: Catapults!

Glades Road Branch
Discover what makes objects fly through the air and build a catapult out of popsicle sticks! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/24
Discover what makes objects fly through the air and build a catapult out of popsicle sticks! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 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 for all or part of the time. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in for all or part of the time. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 
Apr 2019

STEAM: Chapter by Chapter

Tequesta Branch
Each week we will read and discuss excerpts from "Garbage Island," by Fred Koehler followed by a STEAM activity inspired by the characters' exploits. Ages 7-12. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/10

04/17

04/24
Each week we will read and discuss excerpts from "Garbage Island," by Fred Koehler followed by a STEAM activity inspired by the characters' exploits. Ages 7-12. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Apr 2019

Loom Weaving

Wellington Branch
Learn the ins and outs of weaving on a loom, then create a vibrant wall hanging. Ages 5-12. Limit 20. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
04/24
Learn the ins and outs of weaving on a loom, then create a vibrant wall hanging. Ages 5-12. Limit 20. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Apr 2019

Spanish Exchange: Intermediate

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. Limit 12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/10

04/24
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. Limit 12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Scrapbooking

Greenacres Branch
Organize your photos and record your memories by using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/24
Organize your photos and record your memories by using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Paper Crafts: Origami Cherry Blossoms

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn to fold an easy origami kusudama cherry blossom. Materials provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
04/24
Learn to fold an easy origami kusudama cherry blossom. Materials provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Gardens Branch
Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
04/03From Greek Religion to Socratic Philosophy. Plato and Aristotle. The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander. The Hellenistic World. 

04/10Jesus and the New Testament. The Emergence of a Christian Church. Late Antiquity - Crisis and Response. Barbarians and Emperors. 

04/17The Emergence of the Catholic Church. Christian Culture in Late Antiquity. Muhammad and Islam. The Birth of Byzantium. 

04/24Barbarian Kingdoms in the West. The World of Charlemagne. The Carolingian Renaissance. The Expansion of Europe. 
Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Apr 2019

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
04/10"Logan Lucky." ©Bleaker Street Media. (119 min.)  PG-13 

04/24"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle." ©Columbia Pictures Industries. (119 min.)  PG-13 
Apr 2019

Book Discussion: "The Great Alone," by Kristin Hannah 

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/24
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Miércoles, 10 de abril, 
2:00 pm

Miércoles, 24 de abril, 
2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
04/10

04/24
Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
04/10
04/24
Apr 2019

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

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