Activity Information
Aug 2018

Book Club: "One Crazy Summer," by Rita Williams-Garcia 

Lantana Road Branch
A discussion and journey through 1960s American history. Copies of the book are available at the children's services desk. Create your own summer mandala.  Ages 9-14. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/25
A discussion and journey through 1960s American history. Copies of the book are available at the children's services desk. Create your own summer mandala.  Ages 9-14. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Teen Hangout

Belle Glade Branch
Play video games, board games, card games, Scrabble, or just hang out with your friends! Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. (90 min.) 
08/25
Play video games, board games, card games, Scrabble, or just hang out with your friends! Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. (90 min.) 
Aug 2018

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
"Ali and Nino." ©IFC Films. (101 min.) In recognition of Eid-Al-Adha. Preregister. Not rated.
08/25
"Ali and Nino." ©IFC Films. (101 min.) In recognition of Eid-Al-Adha. Preregister. Not rated.
Aug 2018

Let's Play! Board Games & Puzzles

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, both old and new, and puzzles will be provided, or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.
08/07 (90 min.) 

08/21 (90 min.) 

08/25 (2 hr.) 
Socialize over games and puzzles. Board games, both old and new, and puzzles will be provided, or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up.
Aug 2018

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
08/04 (2.5 hr.) 

08/11 (2.5 hr.) 

08/18 (2.5 hr.) 

08/25 (2.5 hr.) 
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
Aug 2018

Genealogy & DNA Discussion Group

Main Library
The DNA Special Interest Group of the Genealogical Society of PBC will discuss GEDMatch, a free tool to help you analyze DNA for ancestry. Beginners welcome. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/25
The DNA Special Interest Group of the Genealogical Society of PBC will discuss GEDMatch, a free tool to help you analyze DNA for ancestry. Beginners welcome. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Belle Glade Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) 
08/25
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) 
Aug 2018

Introduction to Tutor.com

Lantana Road Branch
Adult learners and students can connect to tutors for help in math, science and English, plus job searching and résumé writing.  Limit 8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/25
Adult learners and students can connect to tutors for help in math, science and English, plus job searching and résumé writing.  Limit 8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
08/25
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
Aug 2018

Little Chefs: Grow It, Cook It! Lettuce Edition

Main Library
From planting seeds to enjoying tasty dishes, children will learn the process of planting, growing and cooking their very own food! Ages 3-6. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/25
From planting seeds to enjoying tasty dishes, children will learn the process of planting, growing and cooking their very own food! Ages 3-6. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/25
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Homebuyer Education Workshop: A Guidewell Financial Solutions Workshop

Main Library
Are you thinking of buying a home? Come to this workshop to get the answers to your questions. Guidewell Financial is an approved US-HUD counselor. (8 hr.) Preregister. 
08/25
Are you thinking of buying a home? Come to this workshop to get the answers to your questions. Guidewell Financial is an approved US-HUD counselor. (8 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (90 min.) 
08/04

08/11

08/18

08/25
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (90 min.) 
Aug 2018

Kids Wii U Gaming & More ...

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Bored of staying home and watching TV? Play some of your favorite Wii U and board games with friends. Ages 7-11. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/24
Bored of staying home and watching TV? Play some of your favorite Wii U and board games with friends. Ages 7-11. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Matthew Joy & His Guitar

Jupiter Branch
Enjoy the genre-blending sounds of Matthew Joy. His compositions combine jazz, folk, Latin and classical music into a one-of-a-kind sound. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/24
Enjoy the genre-blending sounds of Matthew Joy. His compositions combine jazz, folk, Latin and classical music into a one-of-a-kind sound. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Book Discussion: "The Whistling Season," by Ivan Doig 

Tequesta Branch
Led by Donna Gruber Adair. Copies available at the member services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/24
Led by Donna Gruber Adair. Copies available at the member services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Tater Tot Art: Art for Toddlers

Greenacres Branch
Join us for a special art class designed specifically for little hands. Dress to get messy. Ages 18-36 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/24
Join us for a special art class designed specifically for little hands. Dress to get messy. Ages 18-36 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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. 
08/10

08/24
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. 
Aug 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/09

08/23
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
08/04

08/18

08/09

08/23
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
Aug 2018

Ride the Wind Day

Jupiter Branch
Fly on by to celebrate this wacky holiday with songs, stories and crafts. Ages 5-9. (40 min.) Preregister. 
08/23
Fly on by to celebrate this wacky holiday with songs, stories and crafts. Ages 5-9. (40 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

Book Discussion: "A Visit From the Goon Squad," by Jennifer Egan 

Gardens Branch
Led by Donna Gruber Adair.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/23
Led by Donna Gruber Adair.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
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

Bilingual Story Time

Cuentos bilingües y canciones

West Boynton Branch
Jueves, 23 de agosto, 
11:00 am

Dance, sing, play games and enjoy bilingual stories! Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
08/23
Dance, sing, play games and enjoy bilingual stories! Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
íBailemos, cantemos, juguemos y disfrutemos de cuentos en español y ingles! Edades 2-5. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
08/23
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

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
08/09

08/23
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Aug 2018

Depression, Anxiety & Stress: What to Do When They Come Calling

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Counselor Michelle Sembric discusses ways to recognize depression, stress, and anxiety. Learn coping skills and ways to manage your mental health.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
Counselor Michelle Sembric discusses ways to recognize depression, stress, and anxiety. Learn coping skills and ways to manage your mental health.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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. 
08/22
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. (60 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

LEGO® Bricks

West Boca Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
08/22
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Aug 2018

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
08/22
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Aug 2018

Book Chat: "Almost Single," by Advaita Kala 

Acreage Branch
Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
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

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

Little Picassos Special: Goin' on a Picnic

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Now on Wednesdays! We will be going on a pretend picnic filled with stories, songs and more to celebrate National Picnic Month. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/22
Now on Wednesdays! We will be going on a pretend picnic filled with stories, songs and more to celebrate National Picnic Month. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister. 
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

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: "La table esmeralda” de Carla Montero

(Book Discussion, in Spanish)

West Boynton Branch
Martes, 21 de agosto, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos.  (90 min.) 
08/21
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos.  (90 min.) 
Aug 2018

Fantasy Football 2018

Acreage Branch
Gear up for our fun-filled season of NFL Fantasy Football. Assemble the ultimate roster and get acquainted with fellow league members at our live draft session. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/21
Gear up for our fun-filled season of NFL Fantasy Football. Assemble the ultimate roster and get acquainted with fellow league members at our live draft session. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Path to College: Paying for College

Greenacres Branch
Learn about paying for college, dual-enrollment, state colleges, Bright Futures, federal grants and public vs. private loans from Path to College instructors. Refreshments provided. Grades 7-12. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/21
Learn about paying for college, dual-enrollment, state colleges, Bright Futures, federal grants and public vs. private loans from Path to College instructors. Refreshments provided. Grades 7-12. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Drop-In Anti-Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Enjoy these creative activities while improving critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Thinking outside the lines is encouraged! Ages 6-12. (45 min.) 
08/21
Enjoy these creative activities while improving critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Thinking outside the lines is encouraged! Ages 6-12. (45 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

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

Dominoes

Gardens Branch
Learn the game and play. Refreshments provided. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/21
Learn the game and play. Refreshments provided. Ages 8-12. (45 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

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: "Circe," by Madeline Miller 

West Boynton Branch
(60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jul 24. 
08/21
(60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jul 24. 

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