Activity Information
Feb 2020

Chess Club for Kids

Lantana Road Branch
Chess is awesome and fun! Players are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Bring a friend. Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/26
Chess is awesome and fun! Players are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Bring a friend. Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Bilingual After-School Fun!

Diversión después de la escuela

Main Library
Miércoles, 05 de febrero, 
3:30 pm

Miércoles, 12 de febrero, 
3:30 pm

Miércoles, 19 de febrero, 
3:30 pm

Miércoles, 26 de febrero, 
3:30 pm

Play games, make crafts, and dance with kids your own age in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Edades 5 en adelante. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Play games, make crafts, and dance with kids your own age in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Edades 5 en adelante. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
¡Disfrute de juegos, manualidades, y bailes con niños de su edad en esta actividad semanal interactiva y variada! Edades 5 en adelante. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/05
02/12
02/19
02/26
Feb 2020

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 7-11. (60 min.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 7-11. (60 min.) 
Feb 2020

STEAM Club: Animal Geography

Tequesta Branch
Around the World with animals, where do they live, what do they eat and more will be answered with interactive projects.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Around the World with animals, where do they live, what do they eat and more will be answered with interactive projects.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Pint-Size Picasso

Gardens Branch
Paint a masterpiece inspired by some classic works of art. Dress to get messy. Supplies provided.  Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/05
Paint a masterpiece inspired by some classic works of art. Dress to get messy. Supplies provided.  Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

LEGO® Bricks

Wellington Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/05
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2020

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Kara Walker Inspired Silhoutte Art

Greenacres Branch
Learn about celebrated artist Kara Walker. Artist Barbara Freiberg will teach you how to draw outlines of full-length silhouette figures based on Kara Walker's style. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/05
Learn about celebrated artist Kara Walker. Artist Barbara Freiberg will teach you how to draw outlines of full-length silhouette figures based on Kara Walker's style. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Valentines for Veterans

Jupiter Branch
Show your creativity and support by making a card for a local veteran! Cards will be distributed at Jupiter Vet Center in time for Valentine's Day. All ages. (90 min.) 
02/05
Show your creativity and support by making a card for a local veteran! Cards will be distributed at Jupiter Vet Center in time for Valentine's Day. All ages. (90 min.) 
Feb 2020

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
02/05"Crazy Rich Asians." ©STX Entertainment. (120 min.)  PG-13 

02/19"Robin Hood (2018)." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (116 min.)  PG-13 
Feb 2020

ReferenceUSA

Gardens Branch
Use the ReferenceUSA online research tool aimed at business and marketing, identifying potential employers and residential contact information.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/05
Use the ReferenceUSA online research tool aimed at business and marketing, identifying potential employers and residential contact information.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Dancerize your way with the Cotton Eye Jo, Cowboy Hustle and other line dances to keep movin' and groovin'. For beginners and experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/10
Dancerize your way with the Cotton Eye Jo, Cowboy Hustle and other line dances to keep movin' and groovin'. For beginners and experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

English Exchange

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2020

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26

02/10

02/24
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2020

Transparent Language Online

Gardens Branch
Learn a second or third language using this simple and fun learning service. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/05
Learn a second or third language using this simple and fun learning service. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

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. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Feb 2020

English Exchange

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Book-A-Librarian

West Boynton Branch
Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
02/05

02/11

02/12

02/19

02/25
Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Feb 2020

Gentle Yoga

Jupiter Branch
Increase flexibility and strength in pursuit of a quiet mind through this ancient practice of well-being. Wear comfortable exercise attire and bring your mat. Space is limited. (70 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Increase flexibility and strength in pursuit of a quiet mind through this ancient practice of well-being. Wear comfortable exercise attire and bring your mat. Space is limited. (70 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Acreage Branch
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. Weather conditions permitting. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/04
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. Weather conditions permitting. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Chat about your favorite fandoms. Refreshments provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
02/04
Chat about your favorite fandoms. Refreshments provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
Feb 2020

English Exchange

Main Library
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/04

02/11

02/18

02/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

¡Prepárese para votar!

(Get Ready to Vote!, in Spanish)

Main Library
Martes, 04 de febrero, 
6:30 pm

Los representantes de la oficina del Supervisor de Elecciones le ayudarán a prepararse para la temporada de elecciones del año 2020. Tendrá la oportunidad de practicar en las nuevas máquinas de votación. Se ofrecerá información sobre las diferentes opciones disponibles para emitir su voto, el proceso de votación durante las primarias cerradas, y cuando se llevarán a cabo las elecciones. (60 min.)
02/04
Los representantes de la oficina del Supervisor de Elecciones le ayudarán a prepararse para la temporada de elecciones del año 2020. Tendrá la oportunidad de practicar en las nuevas máquinas de votación. Se ofrecerá información sobre las diferentes opciones disponibles para emitir su voto, el proceso de votación durante las primarias cerradas, y cuando se llevarán a cabo las elecciones. (60 min.)
Feb 2020

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Stargaze and learn about constellations with the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. We'll be outside from sunset to 7:45 pm, if skies are clear. (75 min.) 
02/04
Stargaze and learn about constellations with the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. We'll be outside from sunset to 7:45 pm, if skies are clear. (75 min.) 
Feb 2020

Chillin' Readin' Buddies

Gardens Branch
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/04

02/11

02/18

02/25
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Drop-In Coloring Club: Love, Love, Love

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) 
02/04
Color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) 
Feb 2020

Tween/Teen Hangout

Belle Glade Branch
Play video games or just hang out with your friends! Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
02/04
Play video games or just hang out with your friends! Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Feb 2020

Strolling Back in Time!

West Boca Branch
Learn some important facts about some famous African Americans while participating in fun activities and listening to the Best of Motown. Grades 1-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/04
Learn some important facts about some famous African Americans while participating in fun activities and listening to the Best of Motown. Grades 1-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Mini Book + Art: "The Water Dragon," by Li Jan + The Norton's Chinese Collection

Mini libro + arte: "El dragón de agua" por Li Jian + La colección china de Norton

Main Library
Martes, 04 de febrero, 
3:30 pm

Each activity highlights a selected book and artwork, in collaboration with the Norton Museum of Art, possible through the Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Snacks provided. Edades 6-8. Ages 6-8. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/04
Each activity highlights a selected book and artwork, in collaboration with the Norton Museum of Art, possible through the Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Snacks provided. Edades 6-8. Ages 6-8. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Este taller se enfocará en un libro y una obra de arte en colaboración con el Norton Museum of Art y es posible gracias a la generosidad del Diane y Bruce Halle Foundation. Edades 6-8. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/04
Feb 2020

Spanish Exchange: Elementary

Lantana Road Branch
Learn key vocabulary words, practice simple expressions about time, places, food and more in a fun and informal environment. Basic knowledge is required. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/04
Learn key vocabulary words, practice simple expressions about time, places, food and more in a fun and informal environment. Basic knowledge is required. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Get Active!

Main Library
Regular physical activity has many health benefits for individuals of all ages and abilities. So grab a friend and a towel and get ready for a great time! Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/04Recess!

02/11Retro Games.

02/18Team Sports Fun!

02/25Yoga Kids!
Regular physical activity has many health benefits for individuals of all ages and abilities. So grab a friend and a towel and get ready for a great time! Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Acreage Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/04

02/11

02/18

02/25
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Straw Rockets

Wellington Branch
Use the air in your lungs to power this tiny rocket. Ages 5-12. Limit 24. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/04
Use the air in your lungs to power this tiny rocket. Ages 5-12. Limit 24. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2020

Gentle Yoga

Glades Road Branch
Relax and exercise with certified yoga instructor May Aguayo. Bring water, a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/04

02/11

02/18

02/25
Relax and exercise with certified yoga instructor May Aguayo. Bring water, a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 04 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 11 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 18 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/04

02/11

02/18
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. 
02/04
02/11
02/18
Feb 2020

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computers, mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/04

02/11

02/18

02/25
Personalized attention in areas of computers, mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

West Boca Branch
Martes, 04 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) 
02/04
Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) 
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (60 min.) 
02/04
Feb 2020

Hurricane Harmonizers

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Join us for a performance by this all-male chorus singing in barbershop harmony, with audience participation for added fun. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/04 Cancelled
Join us for a performance by this all-male chorus singing in barbershop harmony, with audience participation for added fun. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Filling Our Hearts With Love Through Meditation

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Join John Bednarek for an engaging workshop on using meditation to bring more love and peace in your life. The workshop will include a short meditation session. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/04
Join John Bednarek for an engaging workshop on using meditation to bring more love and peace in your life. The workshop will include a short meditation session. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Black History Month Kickoff: Jazz Concert - Samm & Joshua Youers

West Boynton Branch
Delight your senses and relax while listening to smooth jazz vocals and cool acoustic bass. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/04
Delight your senses and relax while listening to smooth jazz vocals and cool acoustic bass. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tax help for low and moderate incomes. Priority for ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and 2018’s completed tax returns. First come, first served.  (3.5 hr.) 
02/04

02/07

02/11

02/14

02/18

02/21

02/25

02/28
Tax help for low and moderate incomes. Priority for ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and 2018’s completed tax returns. First come, first served.  (3.5 hr.) 
Feb 2020

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. 
02/04

02/06

02/11

02/13

02/18

02/20

02/25

02/27
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. 
Feb 2020

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. 
02/04

02/06

02/11

02/13

02/18

02/20

02/25

02/27
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. 
Feb 2020

Toddler Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/04Celebrate Love & Friendship I!

02/11Celebrate Love & Friendship II!

02/25For the Love of Art II!
Simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/03

02/10

02/24
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2020

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) 
02/03
Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2020

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

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) 
02/03
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) 
Feb 2020

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
02/01

02/03

02/10

02/24

02/14

02/21

02/28
First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Feb 2020

Read All About It!

Belle Glade Branch
Books to understand and manage your feelings. Refreshments provided. Ages 6 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/03Anger.

02/10Patience.

02/24Teasing vs. Bullying.
Books to understand and manage your feelings. Refreshments provided. Ages 6 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2020

DIY Bird Feeder

Main Library
It's national bird feeding month! Create a fun, easy and natural bird feeder while learning about the very birds in your own backyard!  Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/03
It's national bird feeding month! Create a fun, easy and natural bird feeder while learning about the very birds in your own backyard!  Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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