Activity Information
Jul 2018

PBC Fire Rescue Safety Classes

Main Library
Preregister. 
07/09CPR. (2 hr.) 

07/16First Aid for Adults. (60 min.) 

07/23CPR for Pets. (60 min.) 

07/30Fire Safety. (60 min.) 
Preregister. 
Jul 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. 
07/30
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Touch-A-Bookmobile

Okeechobee Boulevard 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. 
07/30
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

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

Libraries Rock! Rock Painting Finale

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Create beautifully painted rocks to keep or hide anywhere in our Royal Palm Beach community. All ages. Limit 40. (75 min.) Preregister. 
07/30
Create beautifully painted rocks to keep or hide anywhere in our Royal Palm Beach community. All ages. Limit 40. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Bee Buzzers

Glades Road Branch
Through the use of every day materials, learners will create a device, that when twirled in the air, buzzes like a bee. Presented by the 4-H Club.  Ages 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/30
Through the use of every day materials, learners will create a device, that when twirled in the air, buzzes like a bee. Presented by the 4-H Club.  Ages 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): The Women Owned Small Business Program

Lantana Road Branch
Government Contracting seminar focuses on the SBA's Women Owned Small Business Program including requirements and program overview.  (60 min.)  Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
07/30
Government Contracting seminar focuses on the SBA's Women Owned Small Business Program including requirements and program overview.  (60 min.)  Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
Jul 2018

Craftapalooza

West Boynton Branch
Make as many crafts as you want with the supplies we have left. Stay as little or as long as you like. Ages 3 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/30
Make as many crafts as you want with the supplies we have left. Stay as little or as long as you like. Ages 3 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Dominoes

Gardens Branch
Learn the game and play.  Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/30
Learn the game and play.  Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 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. 
07/02

07/16

07/30
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. 
Jul 2018

In Concert: Jason Colannino

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Singer and guitarist Jason Colannino performs selections from an impressive repertoire of folk, pop and rock songs. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/30
Singer and guitarist Jason Colannino performs selections from an impressive repertoire of folk, pop and rock songs. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Touch-A-Bookmobile

Lantana Road 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. 
07/30
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

Voluntary Prekindergarten Workshop

Gardens Branch
Children living in Florida can get an early jump start through VPK. Learn how VPK can help your child get ready for school and find out how to apply. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/02

07/16

07/30
Children living in Florida can get an early jump start through VPK. Learn how VPK can help your child get ready for school and find out how to apply. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
07/02

07/09

07/16

07/23

07/30
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
Jul 2018

Book Chat: "Where'd You Go, Bernadette?," by Maria Semple 

Acreage Branch
Copies of the book are available for borrowing. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/29
Copies of the book are available for borrowing. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Chess Buffs

Gardens Branch
Play with other chess buffs for a game or two. Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/29
Play with other chess buffs for a game or two. Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Mischief Managed!

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Get ready for an evening of magical hijinks at Hogwarts. Navigate your way through potions, O.W.L.'s, magical creatures and more. Pick up your letter in advance! Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
07/28
Get ready for an evening of magical hijinks at Hogwarts. Navigate your way through potions, O.W.L.'s, magical creatures and more. Pick up your letter in advance! Ages 10-17. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

The Scoop on Ice Cream

Jupiter Branch
Beat the heat with this cool treat! Learn about the ice cream industry, and “sprinkle” some fun on your own edible creation. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/28
Beat the heat with this cool treat! Learn about the ice cream industry, and “sprinkle” some fun on your own edible creation. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Karaoke Saturday

Greenacres Branch
Enjoy an hour of karaoke fun at your library. We provide the songs and you provide the voice! (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/28
Enjoy an hour of karaoke fun at your library. We provide the songs and you provide the voice! (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

End-of-Summer Ice Cream Social!

Loula V. York Branch
Share the joys of summer as we celebrate our Summer Reading participants and partners with sundaes and a great book giveaway! Refreshments provided. All ages. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/28
Share the joys of summer as we celebrate our Summer Reading participants and partners with sundaes and a great book giveaway! Refreshments provided. All ages. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Teen Wii U Gaming

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Meet your friends for some Wii gaming and tabletop games. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/28
Meet your friends for some Wii gaming and tabletop games. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Tambourine Craft

Lantana Road Branch
Decorate your very own tambourine to take home. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/28
Decorate your very own tambourine to take home. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Mountain Dulcimer

Wellington Branch
Musician and teacher, John Blosser, will discuss the history of the mountain dulcimer and give a live performance.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/28
Musician and teacher, John Blosser, will discuss the history of the mountain dulcimer and give a live performance.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Harry Potter's Birthday Bash

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Once we're transported to Hogwarts and sorted out, we'll play a game or two, make a wizardly craft and enjoy a birthday celebration worthy of Harry! Refreshments provided. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/28
Once we're transported to Hogwarts and sorted out, we'll play a game or two, make a wizardly craft and enjoy a birthday celebration worthy of Harry! Refreshments provided. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Weekend Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
"The Jungle Book (2016)." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (105 min.) PG
07/28
"The Jungle Book (2016)." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (105 min.) PG
Jul 2018

Let's Play! Games

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Challenge your friends and family with board games, card games and puzzles. Snacks provided. (90 min.) 
07/10

07/24

07/28
Challenge your friends and family with board games, card games and puzzles. Snacks provided. (90 min.) 
Jul 2018

Clarion Handbell Choir

Glades Road Branch
Savor the sights and sounds of handbells as they entertain you with an array of songs featuring brass, strings, clarinet and percussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/28
Savor the sights and sounds of handbells as they entertain you with an array of songs featuring brass, strings, clarinet and percussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Who’s That Pokémon?

Belle Glade Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends.  Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 
07/28
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends.  Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Greenacres Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks also available for smaller hands. Ages 4-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/28
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks also available for smaller hands. Ages 4-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 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. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/07

07/11

07/14

07/18

07/21

07/25

07/28
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. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Summer Tunes

Lantana Road Branch
Join our library band. Create your own instrument from recycled materials. Each day will be a different adventure through music. Ages 3-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/14Rattle drums.

07/28Jingle ankle bracelets.
Join our library band. Create your own instrument from recycled materials. Each day will be a different adventure through music. Ages 3-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Little Chefs: Grow It, Cook It! Mint 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. 
07/28
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. 
Jul 2018

Saturday Morning Fun

Glades Road Branch
Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft.  Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Preregister. 
07/28
Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft.  Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Summercise: "Good Morning Yoga: A Pose-By-Pose Wake up Story," by Mariam Gates  

Belle Glade Branch
Bring a mat or towel to practice some poses with your child as we read the story.  Ages 3-6. (45 min.) 
07/28
Bring a mat or towel to practice some poses with your child as we read the story.  Ages 3-6. (45 min.) 
Jul 2018

Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/07

07/14

07/21

07/28
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Make a fun, exciting craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
07/27
Make a fun, exciting craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Retro Movie Series

Lantana Road Branch
Classics from the '80s and '90s. Snacks provided. Ages 8 & up. Preregister. 
07/06"Annie." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (128 min.)  PG 

07/13"The Dark Crystal." ©Universal Pictures. (120 min.)  PG 

07/20"The Muppet Movie." ©Universal Pictures. (98 min.) 

07/27"The Jungle Book." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (78 min.) 
Classics from the '80s and '90s. Snacks provided. Ages 8 & up. Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Story Art Club

Main Library
Art and literature are weaved seamlessly together in this class where students are exposed to different art techniques and diverse authors. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/13

07/27
Art and literature are weaved seamlessly together in this class where students are exposed to different art techniques and diverse authors. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Slime Lab

Belle Glade Branch
More than 30 gloopy, squishy, stretchy and creative recipes to experiment and take home. Supplies provided.  Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) 
07/27
More than 30 gloopy, squishy, stretchy and creative recipes to experiment and take home. Supplies provided.  Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) 
Jul 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. 
07/27
Join us for a special art class designed specifically for little hands. Dress to get messy! Ages 18-36 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Animal Kindness & Dog Safety

Main Library
The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office and their greyhounds will teach you how to act around dogs, the reason for area leash laws and proper animal ID techniques.  Ages 6 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
07/27
The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office and their greyhounds will teach you how to act around dogs, the reason for area leash laws and proper animal ID techniques.  Ages 6 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Baby Makes Sounds: Sensory Science for Babies

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Your baby will experience the science of sound by making loud and soft sounds with baby-friendly shakers, pots and pans and other fun materials. Ages 1-3. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/27
Your baby will experience the science of sound by making loud and soft sounds with baby-friendly shakers, pots and pans and other fun materials. Ages 1-3. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Join us in this round-table discussion where participants improve their works in progress by reading and discussing them. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
07/13

07/27
Join us in this round-table discussion where participants improve their works in progress by reading and discussing them. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 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. 
07/26
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Show off your knowledge of topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
07/26
Show off your knowledge of topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2018

'80s Dance Party!

West Boca Branch
Wear your most rad '80s outfit and come ready to dance to awesome tunes. Refreshments provided. All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/26
Wear your most rad '80s outfit and come ready to dance to awesome tunes. Refreshments provided. All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

AniMAINia Club

Main Library
If you like manga, anime, K-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/26
If you like manga, anime, K-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Buzzing Bees & Bugs

West Boynton Branch
Presented by PBC 4-H, create a bee-buzzer craft, discover how it works, and experiment to dramatically change the sound. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/26
Presented by PBC 4-H, create a bee-buzzer craft, discover how it works, and experiment to dramatically change the sound. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills.  Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/03

07/05

07/10

07/11

07/12

07/17

07/18

07/19

07/24

07/25

07/26
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills.  Grades K-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

STEAM Club

Wellington Branch
Use your science, design and engineering skills as we design structures that could withstand an earthquake. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/26
Use your science, design and engineering skills as we design structures that could withstand an earthquake. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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