Activity Information
Jul 2018

Tween Chess Club

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 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/12

07/26
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 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Family Singalong

Tequesta Branch
Sing along with Bob Gelb as he strums his way through familiar songs. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/26
Sing along with Bob Gelb as he strums his way through familiar songs. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Acreage Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
07/26
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
Jul 2018

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): The Veteran's Certification & Verification Program

Greenacres Branch
Government Contracting - An overview of the requirements needed to be compliant with the Department of Veteran Affairs Verification and Certification Program. (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
07/26
Government Contracting - An overview of the requirements needed to be compliant with the Department of Veteran Affairs Verification and Certification Program. (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
Jul 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Glades Road Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
07/19

07/26
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2018

Mason Jar Prism Candle

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Create a prism light candle with a mason jar, battery operated tea light and glass beads. Materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/26
Create a prism light candle with a mason jar, battery operated tea light and glass beads. Materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Book Discussion: "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand," by Helen Simonson 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/26
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Backgammon

Lantana Road Branch
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/26
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Jueves, 12 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Jueves, 26 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
07/12

07/26
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
07/12
07/26
Jul 2018

Stories for Your Ears

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Listen to a wide sampling of podcasts, both fiction and nonfiction, with an activity or craft to match the theme. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/12"The Past & the Curious: P.T. Barnum and an Egress."

07/26"The Unexplained Disappearance of Mars Patel: Episode 2."
Listen to a wide sampling of podcasts, both fiction and nonfiction, with an activity or craft to match the theme. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Trapper Nelson & the Loxahatchee River

Jupiter Branch
Loxahatchee River Historical Society historian Josh Liller talks about one of Jupiter’s legendary characters on the 50th anniversary of his mysterious death. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/26
Loxahatchee River Historical Society historian Josh Liller talks about one of Jupiter’s legendary characters on the 50th anniversary of his mysterious death. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Wii Just Dance

Belle Glade Branch
Shake and groove with Wii dance games. Bring your friends and family for a dance-off! Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) 
07/26
Shake and groove with Wii dance games. Bring your friends and family for a dance-off! Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) 
Jul 2018

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/05

07/12

07/19

07/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Literacy Plus in Motion

Belle Glade Branch
Learn and practice basic grammar, creative and résumé writing, and public speaking skills in this four-week, staff-led class. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/05

07/12

07/19

07/26
Learn and practice basic grammar, creative and résumé writing, and public speaking skills in this four-week, staff-led class. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Discover Axis 360

Gardens Branch
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/26
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Outdoor Painting: Tambourine & Rattle Drum

Belle Glade Branch
Paint colorful musical instruments to take home. Dress to get messy.  All ages. (60 min.) 
07/26
Paint colorful musical instruments to take home. Dress to get messy.  All ages. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Stories and creative activities for children. 7/03: Reggae, Rhythm & Blues I. 7/10: Reggae, Rhythm & Blues II. 7/17: Rock On I. 7/24: Rock On II. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/03

07/03

07/05

07/10

07/10

07/17

07/17

07/19

07/24

07/26
Stories and creative activities for children. 7/03: Reggae, Rhythm & Blues I. 7/10: Reggae, Rhythm & Blues II. 7/17: Rock On I. 7/24: Rock On II. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Glades Road Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. 
07/05 (2 hr.) 

07/11 (90 min.) 

07/12 (2 hr.) 

07/14 (2 hr.) 

07/26 (2 hr.) 
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. 
Jul 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/26
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 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.
07/03

07/05

07/10

07/12

07/17

07/19

07/24

07/26
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.
Jul 2018

OverDrive

West Boynton Branch
Learn how to borrow free audiobooks and e-books with OverDrive and Libby. Preregister. 
07/26
Learn how to borrow free audiobooks and e-books with OverDrive and Libby. Preregister. 
Jul 2018

How Cars Work: Cars Demystified

Lantana Road Branch
Gain basic automobile knowledge in this series of lectures.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/11Engines: gas, diesel and hybrid. Brakes: disc, drum and ABS.

07/18Electrical: charging, starting, switches and lights. Heating and cooling AC.

07/25Suspensions: struts and steering. Transmissions: manual, automatic and variable.
Gain basic automobile knowledge in this series of lectures.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Summer Game Nights

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.) 
07/11

07/18

07/25Featuring Minute To Win It Contest.
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.) 
Jul 2018

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor, Devyn Collins, in this eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/11

07/18

07/25
The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor, Devyn Collins, in this eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Family Fun Night: Fort Night

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Bring blankets, pillows and a flashlight to build your blanket fort and we'll supply the rest. Then, select a few books and read together by flashlight. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/25
Bring blankets, pillows and a flashlight to build your blanket fort and we'll supply the rest. Then, select a few books and read together by flashlight. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (2 hr.) 
07/25
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (2 hr.) 
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

Open Mic: Share Your Talent!

Loula V. York Branch
Whether your talent is music, poetry, humor or a combination of these, share your talent and have tons of fun with a few minutes of fame!  Snacks provided. Ages 15 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jun 25. 
07/25
Whether your talent is music, poetry, humor or a combination of these, share your talent and have tons of fun with a few minutes of fame!  Snacks provided. Ages 15 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jun 25. 
Jul 2018

LEGO® Bricks

West Boynton Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/11

07/18

07/25
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. (45 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

DIY Photo Canvas

Belle Glade Branch
Turn your Summer Reading Program photo props into creative artwork; stop by the photo booth to strike a pose. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/25
Turn your Summer Reading Program photo props into creative artwork; stop by the photo booth to strike a pose. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Stone Age Summer Games

Tequesta Branch
Bedrock bowling, foot mobile races, dino dance-off, stone etching and more.  Ages 6-12. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/25
Bedrock bowling, foot mobile races, dino dance-off, stone etching and more.  Ages 6-12. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/25
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Each week color your own fun activity and/or choose from a variety of coloring pages. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/11Fuzzy Posters.

07/18Magnets.

07/25Paddleball Game.
Each week color your own fun activity and/or choose from a variety of coloring pages. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
07/11

07/18

07/25
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Reading Circle & Book Swap

Belle Glade Branch
Share what you are reading and favorite books with other teens. Exchange gently used copies and discover new books to take home. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
07/25
Share what you are reading and favorite books with other teens. Exchange gently used copies and discover new books to take home. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Palm Beach Opera

Glades Road Branch
Become a part of the opera story! Palm Beach Opera provides a singalong storytelling experience for younger audiences.  Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/25
Become a part of the opera story! Palm Beach Opera provides a singalong storytelling experience for younger audiences.  Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Learn How to Startup Your Business

Gardens Branch
This workshop helps entrepreneurs begin the process of owning a successful business: evaluating ideas, developing a business plan and financing options. (90 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister.  
07/25
This workshop helps entrepreneurs begin the process of owning a successful business: evaluating ideas, developing a business plan and financing options. (90 min.) Call the SBDC at 954-762-5235 to preregister.  
Jul 2018

Math Rocks

Main Library
This math club provides students the opportunity to practice and learn new math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/11Grades  K-2.

07/11Grades  3-5.

07/18Grades  K-2.

07/18Grades  3-5.

07/25Grades  K-2.

07/25Grades  3-5.
This math club provides students the opportunity to practice and learn new math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Reading Rockstars

Gardens Branch
Don't fall into a reading funk this summer. Keep your reading skills up and read to a teen volunteer. You can also work on your Summer Reading Point Tracker!  Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/11

07/25
Don't fall into a reading funk this summer. Keep your reading skills up and read to a teen volunteer. You can also work on your Summer Reading Point Tracker!  Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Ouch, My Aching Feet!

Greenacres Branch
Dr. Dina Hansen McCoy, from Wellington Regional Medical Center, will speak about treatment options for ingrown nails, calluses, bunions and beyond. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/25
Dr. Dina Hansen McCoy, from Wellington Regional Medical Center, will speak about treatment options for ingrown nails, calluses, bunions and beyond. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

A Honolulu Luau

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Kickback and relax as we enjoy summer with a hula-hoop and limbo contest. Winners win prizes. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) 
07/25
Kickback and relax as we enjoy summer with a hula-hoop and limbo contest. Winners win prizes. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) 
Jul 2018

Loxahatchee Rocks With Rock Art!

Acreage Branch
Show your neighborhood pride and create colorful rocks that reflect your favorite hobbies, sports, animals, books and more! Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
07/25
Show your neighborhood pride and create colorful rocks that reflect your favorite hobbies, sports, animals, books and more! Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Rock Stars!

Main Library
Show your neighborhood pride and get involved in the rock painting craze! Decorating stones to take home as keepsakes.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/25
Show your neighborhood pride and get involved in the rock painting craze! Decorating stones to take home as keepsakes.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Beyond Basic Bubbles

Jupiter Branch
Can bubbles be square? Why do bubbles float? POP in and explore the science of bubbles.  Ages 6-10. Limit 12. (40 min.) Preregister. 
07/25
Can bubbles be square? Why do bubbles float? POP in and explore the science of bubbles.  Ages 6-10. Limit 12. (40 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/25
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Elementary STEAM Time

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Get ready to problem solve with science-related activities. Learn about engineering and then face a challenge! Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/11Craft sticks catapult.

07/25Surprise challenge!
Get ready to problem solve with science-related activities. Learn about engineering and then face a challenge! Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Book Discussion: "Educated," by Tara Westover

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/25
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Kindergarten Readiness Class

Wellington Branch
Get a head start on your child's education this summer! Ages 5-6. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/11Gross Motor Skills.

07/18Math Skills.

07/25Reading Skills.
Get a head start on your child's education this summer! Ages 5-6. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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