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Dec 2019

STEAM: Paper Plate Hovercraft

Wellington Branch
Use your science design and engineering skills to create a hovercraft. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/19
Use your science design and engineering skills to create a hovercraft. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2019

Holiday Movie Matinee

Lantana Road Branch
"It's a Wonderful Life." ©Paramount Pictures. (130 min.) Popcorn provided. Preregister. PG
12/19
"It's a Wonderful Life." ©Paramount Pictures. (130 min.) Popcorn provided. Preregister. PG
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 Movie Matinee

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
"National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation." ©Warner Bros. (97 min.) PG-13
12/19
"National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation." ©Warner Bros. (97 min.) PG-13
Dec 2019

Brush, Ink & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Experiment with an art form from China’s four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Experiment with an art form from China’s four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
12/04"Elf." ©New Line Cinema. (97 min.)  PG 

12/19"Tyler Perry's A Medea Christmas." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (110 min.)  PG-13 
Dec 2019

Career Transitions

Royal Palm Beach Branch
An online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a résumé, create your cover letter, interview simulation practice and much more! (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
An online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a résumé, create your cover letter, interview simulation practice and much more! (60 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

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

Greenacres Branch
(60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
(60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

The Digital Afterlife: Planning for Death in the Internet Age

Main Library
What happens to email, digital photos, financial accounts and social media accounts after your death? Learn how to plan and manage your digital afterlife. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
What happens to email, digital photos, financial accounts and social media accounts after your death? Learn how to plan and manage your digital afterlife. (60 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

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

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

Finger Painting

West Boca Branch
Dress for a mess, as we get our hands dirty creating refrigerator-worthy pieces of art. Ages 3-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Dress for a mess, as we get our hands dirty creating refrigerator-worthy pieces of art. Ages 3-5. Space is limited. (45 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

Stay & Play

Lantana Road Branch
Meet with friends for a play date filled with educational toys and songs. Ages 1-2. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Meet with friends for a play date filled with educational toys and songs. Ages 1-2. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Sit & Sing Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Lapsit story time for the youngest readers. Ages 3-12 mos. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Lapsit story time for the youngest readers. Ages 3-12 mos. (45 min.) 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

Five Little Senses Baby Sensory Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Stimulate your little one’s senses and encourage them to explore with various sensory playtime activities. All abilities welcome. Dress to get messy! Ages 3-18 mos. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/19
Stimulate your little one’s senses and encourage them to explore with various sensory playtime activities. All abilities welcome. Dress to get messy! Ages 3-18 mos. (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

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12/13

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12/17

12/18

12/19

12/20

12/21

12/23

12/26

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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

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

Tertulia literaria: “Geranios en el balcón” de Carolina Pobla

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Geraniums in the Balcony," by Carolina Pobla

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Miércoles, 18 de diciembre, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/18
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Dec 2019

Socrates Café

Gardens Branch
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Winter Family Fun Night: Ice Fort Night

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Bring blue or white blankets, sheets, pillows and flashlights to build a Frozen-inspired fort. Then, read a few books by flashlight. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Bring blue or white blankets, sheets, pillows and flashlights to build a Frozen-inspired fort. Then, read a few books by flashlight. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Book Arts

Acreage Branch
Learn the basics of book origami to transform your old books into works of art. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Learn the basics of book origami to transform your old books into works of art. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

French Conversation Group - Intermediate

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Expand your speaking and listening comprehension skills in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Expand your speaking and listening comprehension skills in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
12/18
Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Stomp Rockets With 4-H Club of PBC!

Loula V. York 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. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
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. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

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. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Gingerbread House Workshop

Greenacres Branch
Design and decorate a unique gingerbread house with graham crackers, frosting and candy. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Design and decorate a unique gingerbread house with graham crackers, frosting and candy. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Holiday Fun: Cookie Decoration

Belle Glade Branch
Dress to get messy. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Dress to get messy. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
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

Family Cookie Night

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
'Tis the season to decorate cookies! We will supply the cookies, frosting and decorations; you supply the holiday spirit and creativity. All ages. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
'Tis the season to decorate cookies! We will supply the cookies, frosting and decorations; you supply the holiday spirit and creativity. All ages. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

DIY Ugly Holiday Sweatshirt

Jupiter Branch
Create a festive masterpiece to show off your outrageous holiday spirit! You bring the sweatshirt, we'll provide the tinsel and the hot glue. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Create a festive masterpiece to show off your outrageous holiday spirit! You bring the sweatshirt, we'll provide the tinsel and the hot glue. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Holiday Sand Art Fun

Lantana Road Branch
Create fun holiday scenes using colored sand. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Create fun holiday scenes using colored sand. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Marble Ornaments

Tequesta Branch
Marbleize a clear globe with your favorite holiday colors. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Marbleize a clear globe with your favorite holiday colors. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Holiday Movie & Crafternoon

Acreage Branch
"The Polar Express." ©Warner Bros. (100 min.) Make a craft as you watch this wondrous winter adventure inspired by a special visit to the North Pole! Ages 4 & up. G
12/18
"The Polar Express." ©Warner Bros. (100 min.) Make a craft as you watch this wondrous winter adventure inspired by a special visit to the North Pole! Ages 4 & up. G
Dec 2019

Make a Gift

West Boca Branch
Create a decorative picture frame to give to someone special. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Create a decorative picture frame to give to someone special. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Book Discussion: "A Woman Is No Man," by Etaf Rum 

Royal Palm Beach Branch
(90 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
(90 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

Backgammon & Chess

Lantana Road Branch
Backgammon and chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Backgammon and chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Miércoles, 04 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

Miércoles, 18 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
12/04

12/18
Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/04
12/18
Dec 2019

Fall Prevention Program

Okeechobee Boulevard 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. 
12/18
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

English Exchange

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

12/11

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

English Exchange

Hagen Ranch 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

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 hr.) 
12/04

12/11

12/18
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Uploads & Downloads

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Confused about sending and receiving computer files like documents or pictures? Learn to get files where they need to be! Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/18
Confused about sending and receiving computer files like documents or pictures? Learn to get files where they need to be! Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Play, make friends and have fun building with big bricks. Ages 2-5. Limit 20. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/04

12/18
Play, make friends and have fun building with big bricks. Ages 2-5. Limit 20. (30 min.) Preregister. 

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