Activity Information
Aug 2018

School Research Help

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Are you a student looking for help researching a topic for a school paper? Do you need assistance with finding and applying for college scholarships? Ages 13-18. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.
08/02
Are you a student looking for help researching a topic for a school paper? Do you need assistance with finding and applying for college scholarships? Ages 13-18. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Aug 2018

Create a Memory Page

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Enhance your personal photos by creating a scrapbook page with letters, stickers and pre-cut shapes. Bring your own memorabilia, all other materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/02
Enhance your personal photos by creating a scrapbook page with letters, stickers and pre-cut shapes. Bring your own memorabilia, all other materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 10. (90 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

Main Library
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. 
08/02
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

Thank You Party!

Belle Glade Branch
Thank you for spending your summer with us! Drop by for Wii games, cookies and ice cream. All ages. (60 min.) 
08/02

08/02
Thank you for spending your summer with us! Drop by for Wii games, cookies and ice cream. All ages. (60 min.) 
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

Thursday Movie Matinee

West Boca Branch
"7 Days in Entebbe." ©Focus Features. (106 min.) PG-13
08/02
"7 Days in Entebbe." ©Focus Features. (106 min.) PG-13
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

Tai Chi for You

Gardens Branch
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. 
08/02
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. 
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

Touch-A-Bookmobile

Greenacres 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. 
08/02
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

How Cars Work: Cars Demystified

Lantana Road Branch
Gain basic automobile knowledge on wheels, tires and maintenance with this last lecture in the series. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/01
Gain basic automobile knowledge on wheels, tires and maintenance with this last lecture in the series. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Tape It & Take It

Wellington Branch
Make a duct tape wallet! Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/01
Make a duct tape wallet! Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Summer Game Night

Acreage Branch
Enjoy special summer gaming with friends at our tabletop role-playing games, PS4 multiplayer games and unusual new card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2.5 hr.) 
08/01
Enjoy special summer gaming with friends at our tabletop role-playing games, PS4 multiplayer games and unusual new card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2.5 hr.) 
Aug 2018

Hip Hop! Dance Class

Glades Road Branch
Learn the hottest hip hop dance moves with local dance instructor Devyn Collins. Wear sneakers and loose clothing.  Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/01
Learn the hottest hip hop dance moves with local dance instructor Devyn Collins. Wear sneakers and loose clothing.  Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Reading Group: "Code Orange," by Caroline B. Cooney 

Lantana Road Branch
Read and discuss the book over eight sessions and create some awesome projects. Avoid the summer slide, and earn points for our Summer Reading Program.  Snacks provided. Grades 4-7. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/01
Read and discuss the book over eight sessions and create some awesome projects. Avoid the summer slide, and earn points for our Summer Reading Program.  Snacks provided. Grades 4-7. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Teens Only Party!

Loula V. York Branch
"Everything, Everything." ©Warner Bros. (96 min.) Snacks provided. Ages 12-18. (2 hr.) Preregister. PG-13
08/01
"Everything, Everything." ©Warner Bros. (96 min.) Snacks provided. Ages 12-18. (2 hr.) Preregister. PG-13
Aug 2018

LEGO® Bricks

West Boynton Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/01

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

Touch-A-Bookmobile

Loula V. York 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. 
08/01
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

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

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

Family Movie

Lantana Road Branch
"A Wrinkle in Time." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Popcorn provided. All ages. Preregister. PG
08/01
"A Wrinkle in Time." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Popcorn provided. All ages. Preregister. PG
Aug 2018

The Glen Foster Show

Gardens Branch
It's the end of the Summer Reading Program. Enjoy fun and entertaining comedy magic for the whole family. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/01
It's the end of the Summer Reading Program. Enjoy fun and entertaining comedy magic for the whole family. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2018

Touch-A-Bookmobile

Belle Glade 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. 
08/01
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

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Dancerize your way with the "Macarena" and "Step in the Name of Love." Learn dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. For beginners to experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jul 24. 
08/01
Dancerize your way with the "Macarena" and "Step in the Name of Love." Learn dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. For beginners to experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jul 24. 
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

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

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Wellington Branch
Want to learn about your family tree?  (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
08/01
Want to learn about your family tree?  (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Aug 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Wellington Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
08/01
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Jul 2018

Tertulia literaria: "La casa en mango street" de Sandra Cisneros

(Book Discussion, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Martes, 31 de julio, 
7:00 pm

Las copias están diponibles en el mostrador de consulta.  Limite 10. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
07/31
Las copias están diponibles en el mostrador de consulta.  Limite 10. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Jul 2018

Line Dancing

Wellington Branch
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'.  Preregister. 
07/31
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'.  Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Pajama Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Snuggle up in your fuzziest pajamas and slippers as we read stories, sing songs and enjoy a cuddly craft together. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
Snuggle up in your fuzziest pajamas and slippers as we read stories, sing songs and enjoy a cuddly craft together. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Zumbini With Regina

Lantana Road Branch
We use music, dance and educational tools to help develop your child's social, motor and cognitive skills. Ages 0-4. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/30

07/31
We use music, dance and educational tools to help develop your child's social, motor and cognitive skills. Ages 0-4. Limit 20. (45 min.) 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. 
Jul 2018

Campin' Bingo

Wellington Branch
Create your own card and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
Create your own card and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Touch-A-Bookmobile

Royal Palm Beach 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. 
07/31
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. 
Jul 2018

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Water Soluble Pastels

West Boca Branch
Explore blending techniques and application methods to create your own original masterpiece. Materials provided.  Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
Explore blending techniques and application methods to create your own original masterpiece. Materials provided.  Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  Limit 2. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  Limit 2. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Award-winning poet, Stacie M. Kiner, critiques and discusses some of the world’s finest contemporary and classic poetry.  (75 min.) 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
Award-winning poet, Stacie M. Kiner, critiques and discusses some of the world’s finest contemporary and classic poetry.  (75 min.) 
Jul 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Money Management Skills. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
07/03Understanding Your Financial Brain. Managing Money With Life Cycle Theory. 

07/10Basic Investing: Keep It Simple. The Key Financial Instruments. 

07/17How to Use Credit Optimally. Investing in Education. 

07/24The Economics of Home Ownership. Managing Risk With Insurance. 

07/31Essential Tax Principles. Saving for Retirement. 
Money Management Skills. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Jul 2018

Book Discussion: "Homegoing," by Yaa Gyasi 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
Copies available at the research services desk.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Crafternoon: Origami Butterflies

West Boynton Branch
Fold pretty paper into gorgeous butterflies. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 26. 
07/31
Fold pretty paper into gorgeous butterflies. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 26. 
Jul 2018

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/10Gouache Project.

07/31Open Studio.
Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 03 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 10 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 17 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 24 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 31 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
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. 
07/03
07/10
07/17
07/24
07/31
Jul 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Gardens Branch
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
07/10The Story of the National Gallery, London.  Late Medieval Painting.  Early Renaissance Italian Painting. 

07/17Netherlandish Portraits and Devotional Images.  Florence—Center of 15th-Century Italian Art.  15th-Century Venetian Art. 

07/24The High Renaissance in Central Italy.  Titian and His Venetian Contemporaries.  Venetian Masters—Tintoretto and Veronese. 

07/31Painting for the Courts, c. 1515–1575. Northern European Masters—Bosch to Bruegel. The Innovation of Carracci and Caravaggio. 
Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. (90 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Jul 2018

Touch-A-Bookmobile

Wellington 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. 
07/31
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. 
Jul 2018

Preschool Crafts

Jupiter Branch
Explore your little artist's imagination through crafts. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
Explore your little artist's imagination through crafts. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 

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