Activity Information
Aug 2018

National Beach Day!

Belle Glade Branch
Hear beach-themed stories, play with sensory sand, and make a fun craft to take home. Refreshments provided. All ages. (45 min.) 
08/30
Hear beach-themed stories, play with sensory sand, and make a fun craft to take home. Refreshments provided. All ages. (45 min.) 
Aug 2018

Coding With Tech Toys: Bee-Bot®

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/30
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Kids Code

Gardens Branch
Learn the fundamental concepts of computer programming by building and running a computer program using Scratch®, developed by MIT. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/30
Learn the fundamental concepts of computer programming by building and running a computer program using Scratch®, developed by MIT. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Too Good: Goal Setting

Wellington Branch
Join Susan Klarich with PBC Sheriff's Office and learn the importance of goal setting. Session one of the series. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/30
Join Susan Klarich with PBC Sheriff's Office and learn the importance of goal setting. Session one of the series. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Art Painting Beginner's Series

Tequesta Branch
Learn basic painting, composition, color mixing and drawing techniques. Materials provided. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/30
Learn basic painting, composition, color mixing and drawing techniques. Materials provided. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
A series of classes, featuring different techniques and mediums, which allows you to explore your artistic interests and build upon your skills. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/07Pastel Project.

08/14Mixed Media Project.

08/21Open Studio.

08/30Gouache Adult Coloring.
A series of classes, featuring different techniques and mediums, which allows you to explore your artistic interests and build upon your skills. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Jueves, 16 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Jueves, 30 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
08/16

08/30
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
08/16
08/30
Aug 2018

Backgammon

Lantana Road Branch
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/30
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

West Boynton Branch
The Everyday Guide to Wine. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jul 24. Shown with permission. Not rated.
08/02Why Learn About Wine? A Taster’s Tool Kit. Winemaking – From Vineyard to Harvest. 

08/09U.S. Regions – California. U.S. Regions – Washington and Oregon. Other U.S. Regions, Mexico and Canada. 

08/16French Regions – Bordeaux and Loire. French Regions – Burgundy and Alsace. French Regions - Rhone, Languedoc, Provence. 

08/23Wines of Northern Italy. Wines of Southern Italy. The Tastes of Spain and Portugal. 

08/30Wines of New Zealand and South Africa. Becoming a Knowledgeable Wine Buyer. Wine for Any Occasion and Any Food. 
The Everyday Guide to Wine. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jul 24. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Aug 2018

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/02

08/09

08/16

08/23

08/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Toddler Time

Lantana Road Branch
Listen to songs, move your feet, read books, playtime and bubbles. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/02

08/30
Listen to songs, move your feet, read books, playtime and bubbles. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Crepe Paper Flower

Jupiter Branch
Make a realistic hibiscus flower. Materials provided. Small, sharp scissors are helpful. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/30
Make a realistic hibiscus flower. Materials provided. Small, sharp scissors are helpful. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Discover Axis 360

Gardens Branch
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/30
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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.
08/07

08/09

08/14

08/16

08/21

08/23

08/28

08/30
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.
Aug 2018

Life Skills for Success

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office reinforces positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/29
Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office reinforces positive concepts, goal setting and conflict resolution through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-13. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 7-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
08/01

08/08

08/15

08/22

08/29
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 7-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Aug 2018

Playful Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
08/29
Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Aug 2018

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/01

08/08

08/15

08/22

08/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/29
Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Computer Q&A

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Confused about aspects of computer and internet use? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/29
Confused about aspects of computer and internet use? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Book Discussion: "Lilac Girls," by Martha Hall Kelly 

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/29
Copies available at the research services desk. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

The Traveling Librarian Series: 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. 
08/29
Join us throughout the year as we explore many parts of the United States and the world in this lecture series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. Limit 10. (45 min.) 
08/01

08/08

08/15

08/22

08/29
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. Limit 10. (45 min.) 
Aug 2018

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
08/01

08/08

08/15

08/22

08/29
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
Aug 2018

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Discover hoopla, a digital media service available anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with a library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/29
Discover hoopla, a digital media service available anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with a library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) 
08/01

08/08

08/15

08/22

08/29
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) 
Aug 2018

Tertulia literaria: "Presentimientos" de Clara Sánchez

(Book Discussion, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Martes, 28 de agosto, 
7:00 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta.  (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
08/28
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta.  (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Aug 2018

Pokémon Club

Acreage Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.) 
08/28
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.) 
Aug 2018

Preschool Crafternoon

Jupiter Branch
Explore your little artist's imagination through crafts. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
Explore your little artist's imagination through crafts. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Happy Un-Birthday Party

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Happy un-birthday to you! Everyone has only one birthday, but there are 364 un-birthdays! We'll celebrate with some silly stories and a craft! Snacks provided. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
Happy un-birthday to you! Everyone has only one birthday, but there are 364 un-birthdays! We'll celebrate with some silly stories and a craft! Snacks provided. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Tarde de cuenta cuentos

(Afternoon Storytelling, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Ven con nosotros a descubrir historias nuevas, aventuras exhilarantes y personajes fantásticos. ¡Te esperamos! Edades 0-12. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
08/07

08/14

08/21

08/28
Ven con nosotros a descubrir historias nuevas, aventuras exhilarantes y personajes fantásticos. ¡Te esperamos! Edades 0-12. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Aug 2018

End-Of-Summer Craft Bonanza Blowout!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Drop in and make as many crafts as you want. Materials provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) 
08/28
Drop in and make as many crafts as you want. Materials provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Beginning Spanish

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
This nine-week session is facilitated by Edwin Ellis, Ph.D and starts Tue, Jul 03. Participants are expected to attend all program dates. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jun 25. 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31

08/07

08/14

08/21

08/28
This nine-week session is facilitated by Edwin Ellis, Ph.D and starts Tue, Jul 03. Participants are expected to attend all program dates. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jun 25. 
Aug 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
08/07

08/14

08/21

08/28
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Aug 2018

Book Discussion: "The Alice Network," by Kate Quinn 

West Boca Branch
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 07 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 14 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 21 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 28 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
08/07

08/14

08/21

08/28
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
08/07
08/14
08/21
08/28
Aug 2018

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Play, make friends and have fun building with big bricks. Ages 2-5. Limit 20. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/14

08/28
Play, make friends and have fun building with big bricks. Ages 2-5. Limit 20. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Preschool Special: Dog Days of Summer

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
It's a day to enjoy our furry friends with stories, songs and a craft. Tails will be wagging at this canine celebration.  Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/28
It's a day to enjoy our furry friends with stories, songs and a craft. Tails will be wagging at this canine celebration.  Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Mommy & Me

Lantana Road Branch
Hear stories, make music, and get artsy. Ages 2-3. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/21

08/28
Hear stories, make music, and get artsy. Ages 2-3. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Teen Gaming

Belle Glade Branch
Enjoy an afternoon with your friends playing Wii and PS4 multiplayer games. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. (90 min.) 
08/27
Enjoy an afternoon with your friends playing Wii and PS4 multiplayer games. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. (90 min.) 
Aug 2018

How Well Do You Know the Library?

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Answer clues, book trivia, riddles and challenges that have been placed throughout the branch and win a special prize! Play solo or pair up with a friend. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (75 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
Answer clues, book trivia, riddles and challenges that have been placed throughout the branch and win a special prize! Play solo or pair up with a friend. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Book Tasting

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Let your brain feast on a multitude of juicy genres that will appeal to any reader’s appetite and have you coming back for seconds! Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
Let your brain feast on a multitude of juicy genres that will appeal to any reader’s appetite and have you coming back for seconds! Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Crochet Class for Beginners

Lantana Road Branch
Learn the basics of crochet in this six-class series. Bring a size "H" hook and size four acrylic yarn in a light color. Limit 6. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/06

08/20

08/27
Learn the basics of crochet in this six-class series. Bring a size "H" hook and size four acrylic yarn in a light color. Limit 6. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Library Stop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Make the library your spot! Homeschoolers and others are invited to gear up for a new school year with a surprise challenge to learn about library resources. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/27
Make the library your spot! Homeschoolers and others are invited to gear up for a new school year with a surprise challenge to learn about library resources. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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. 
08/27
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
08/06

08/13

08/20

08/27
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
Aug 2018

Chess Buffs

Gardens Branch
Play with other chess buffs for a game or two. Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/26
Play with other chess buffs for a game or two. Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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