Activity Information
Aug 2018

Play Me a Story/Play Me a Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Families are invited to celebrate the beginning of the school year with a fun story, craft and refreshments! Refreshments provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/15Friends!
Families are invited to celebrate the beginning of the school year with a fun story, craft and refreshments! Refreshments provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Video Game Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/08

08/15
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics. Ages 7-12. (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

It's Hurricane Season, What Do You Do?

Greenacres Branch
UF/IFAS Extension PBC will offer suggestions on preparing for and recovering from a hurricane. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/15
UF/IFAS Extension PBC will offer suggestions on preparing for and recovering from a hurricane. (60 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

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
"Iron Will." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (104 min.) PG
08/15
"Iron Will." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (104 min.) PG
Aug 2018

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Main Library
Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/15
Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (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

Show & Tell

West Boynton Branch
Stand up and share your favorite toy with story time friends. Ages 3 & up. (40 min.) Preregister. 
08/15
Stand up and share your favorite toy with story time friends. Ages 3 & up. (40 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

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
08/14
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
Aug 2018

Path to College: Entrance Exam Tips

Greenacres Branch
College entrance exam scores determine admissions and scholarships. Path to College instructors will go over question types, timing and elimination strategies. Refreshments provided. Grades 7-12. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/14
College entrance exam scores determine admissions and scholarships. Path to College instructors will go over question types, timing and elimination strategies. Refreshments provided. Grades 7-12. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
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

A Visit From Daggerwing Nature Center

Glades Road Branch
Learn about slithering snakes and meet a real one! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/14
Learn about slithering snakes and meet a real one! Ages 5 & up. (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

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

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the aroma and taste of Chinese tea. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jul 24. 
08/14
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the aroma and taste of Chinese tea. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jul 24. 
Aug 2018

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours

Glades Road Branch
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/14
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) Preregister. 
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

Computer & Networking Q&A

Lantana Road Branch
Confused about aspects of computers and networks? Library staff will show you how to find answers. Limit 8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/14
Confused about aspects of computers and networks? Library staff will show you how to find answers. Limit 8. (60 min.) 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

Cooking the Books: "Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering," by Joanna Gaines & Marah Stets 

West Boca Branch
Books available at the research services desk.  Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/14
Books available at the research services desk.  Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/14
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
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

Family Fun Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Children and their parents are invited to kick back with music, a funny story and a creative activity, as we savor the last hazy crazy days of summer. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/07Summer Adventures.

08/14Friends!
Children and their parents are invited to kick back with music, a funny story and a creative activity, as we savor the last hazy crazy days of summer. Ages 2-7. (45 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

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
The World of Biblical Israel.  Religious Debates and Preserved Text. Ezekiel-Exilic Informant. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
08/13
The World of Biblical Israel.  Religious Debates and Preserved Text. Ezekiel-Exilic Informant. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Aug 2018

Crafternoon: Wine Cork Key-Chains

West Boynton Branch
Never loose your keys again with a fashion forward key-chain made with wine corks and feathers. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jul 24. 
08/13 Cancelled
Never loose your keys again with a fashion forward key-chain made with wine corks and feathers. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jul 24. 
Aug 2018

Toddler Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Start with stories and songs; then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister. 
08/13
Start with stories and songs; then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. (75 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

Teen AnimeFest

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Do you love anime, manga and cosplay? Dress up as your fave character, watch anime shows, and challenge your friends to trivia. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (75 min.) Preregister. 
08/11
Do you love anime, manga and cosplay? Dress up as your fave character, watch anime shows, and challenge your friends to trivia. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Introduction to Lynda.com

Lantana Road Branch
Lynda.com is an online educational site that includes over 3,000 video courses in fields like information technology and business. Limit 8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/11
Lynda.com is an online educational site that includes over 3,000 video courses in fields like information technology and business. Limit 8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Lantana Road Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. (90 min.) 
08/11
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Aug 2018

Weekend Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
"Black Panther." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (135 min.) Refreshments provided. PG-13
08/11
"Black Panther." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (135 min.) Refreshments provided. PG-13
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

Scrapbooking Club

Main Library
Organize your photos and record your memories using scrap-booking techniques. Bring personal photos and materials. Limited materials provided. Limit 15. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/11
Organize your photos and record your memories using scrap-booking techniques. Bring personal photos and materials. Limited materials provided. Limit 15. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

The Man in My Life

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Children and their special male grown-ups are invited to our story time. Music, stories and a craft will be part of the fun!  Ages 2-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/11
Children and their special male grown-ups are invited to our story time. Music, stories and a craft will be part of the fun!  Ages 2-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Super Summer Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Young children and their parents are invited to join us for stories, music and a creative activity! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/11Summer Adventures.
Young children and their parents are invited to join us for stories, music and a creative activity! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Naturalization Information Session

Sesión informativa de ciudadanía

Main Library
Sábado, 11 de agosto, 
10:00 am

Learn about eligibility requirements and the steps for becoming a U.S. citizen. Florida New Americans representatives will answer questions and help with the application process. (3 hr.)  Preregister.  Se requiere registrarse. 
08/11
Learn about eligibility requirements and the steps for becoming a U.S. citizen. Florida New Americans representatives will answer questions and help with the application process. (3 hr.)  Preregister.  Se requiere registrarse. 
Aprenda sobre los requisitos de elegibilidad y el proceso que debe seguir para obtener la ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos de América. Representantes de la iniciativa, Florida New Americans, estarán disponibles para contestar sus preguntas y ayudarle con el proceso inicial de llenar la solicitud. (3 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
08/11
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

End-Of-Summer Dance Party

Greenacres Branch
Bring your friends and join us for music, dancing and more. There's still time to enjoy some cool summer fun! Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/10
Bring your friends and join us for music, dancing and more. There's still time to enjoy some cool summer fun! Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Make a fun, exciting back to school craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 3-8. (60 min.) 
08/10
Make a fun, exciting back to school craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 3-8. (60 min.) 
Aug 2018

Touch-A-Bookmobile

Jupiter Branch
Explore the wonderful world of libraries on wheels with a story, a craft and a tour of an actual bookmobile! Ages  4-8. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/10
Explore the wonderful world of libraries on wheels with a story, a craft and a tour of an actual bookmobile! Ages  4-8. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Tween Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Players and their friends are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you.  Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/02

08/10
Players and their friends are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you.  Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Touch-A-Bookmobile

Tequesta Branch
Explore the wonderful world of libraries on wheels with a story, a craft and a tour of an actual bookmobile! Ages  4-8. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/10
Explore the wonderful world of libraries on wheels with a story, a craft and a tour of an actual bookmobile! Ages  4-8. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Preschool Block Party

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
We’re bringing out LEGO® DUPLO® blocks, wooden blocks, and Bristle Blocks® just for you! Ages 3-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/10
We’re bringing out LEGO® DUPLO® blocks, wooden blocks, and Bristle Blocks® just for you! Ages 3-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Make new friends while playing with a variety of toys, books and games. Have fun while learning early literacy skills. Ages 1-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
08/10
Make new friends while playing with a variety of toys, books and games. Have fun while learning early literacy skills. Ages 1-5. (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

Tai Chi for You

Main Library
Tai Chi is easy to learn and quickly delivers health benefits like lower blood pressure, reduced anxiety, improved balance and flexibility, and clarity of mind. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers or securely fastened shoes; no sandals or flip-flops. Bring water. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/09
Tai Chi is easy to learn and quickly delivers health benefits like lower blood pressure, reduced anxiety, improved balance and flexibility, and clarity of mind. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers or securely fastened shoes; no sandals or flip-flops. Bring water. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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