Activity Information
Jul 2018

Keep Calm & Color

Gardens Branch
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring. Materials provided. Ages 7-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/03
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring. Materials provided. Ages 7-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Music by Robert Ross

West Boynton Branch
Robert Ross, the award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, jazz, rock, soul and New Orleans gumbo. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 26. 
07/03
Robert Ross, the award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, jazz, rock, soul and New Orleans gumbo. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 26. 
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

Family Movie

Lantana Road Branch
"Paddington 2." ©Warner Bros. (105 min.) Snacks provided. All ages. Preregister. PG
07/03
"Paddington 2." ©Warner Bros. (105 min.) Snacks provided. All ages. Preregister. PG
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

Science Explorers

Main Library
Satisfy your scientific curiosity by performing experiments, expanding scientific knowledge, and developing critical thinking skills with hands-on activities! Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/03Grades  K-2.

07/03Grades  3-5.

07/10Grades  K-2.

07/10Grades  3-5.

07/17Grades  K-2.

07/17Grades  3-5.

07/24Grades  K-2.

07/24Grades  3-5.
Satisfy your scientific curiosity by performing experiments, expanding scientific knowledge, and developing critical thinking skills with hands-on activities! Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
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

Fourth of July: Star Spangled Earrings

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Set off fireworks this Fourth of July with festive beaded earrings created by you.  Ages 16 & up. Limit 90. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/03
Set off fireworks this Fourth of July with festive beaded earrings created by you.  Ages 16 & up. Limit 90. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Rock 'n' Roll Dance Party

Acreage Branch
Have you heard of "Chubby Checker and The Twist?" What about "The Bunny Hop?" Let's dance our way back in time with some classic songs and dance moves. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
07/03

07/03
Have you heard of "Chubby Checker and The Twist?" What about "The Bunny Hop?" Let's dance our way back in time with some classic songs and dance moves. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
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

Drop-In Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We'll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.) 
07/03
Drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We'll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.) 
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

Fourth of July Craft Bash

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wear your red, white and blue and create patriotic crafts to celebrate Independence Day. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/03
Wear your red, white and blue and create patriotic crafts to celebrate Independence Day. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Musical Summer Showcase Registration

West Boynton Branch
Sign up for your timeslot to perform in our Summer Showcase. Any level of musical talent including vocal and instrumental.  Ages 5 & up.
07/02

07/03

07/05

07/06
Sign up for your timeslot to perform in our Summer Showcase. Any level of musical talent including vocal and instrumental.  Ages 5 & up.
Jul 2018

My Library. My Life! Teen Roundtable

Belle Glade Branch
Share your ideas for activities you want to see happen at the library. We'll play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
07/02
Share your ideas for activities you want to see happen at the library. We'll play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Harry Potter: Wizardry 101

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Summer term is in session at Hogwarts! Each week, take a different magical class with your fellow wizards. Ages 10-17. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/02

07/09

07/16

07/23
Summer term is in session at Hogwarts! Each week, take a different magical class with your fellow wizards. Ages 10-17. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

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.) 
07/02
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

In Concert: Jason Colannino

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Singer and guitarist Jason Colannino performs selections from an impressive repertoire of folk, pop and rock songs. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/02
Singer and guitarist Jason Colannino performs selections from an impressive repertoire of folk, pop and rock songs. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Make-N-Take Crafts

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Stop in for a fun and casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-10. (45 min.) 
07/02

07/09

07/16
Stop in for a fun and casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-10. (45 min.) 
Jul 2018

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
07/02

07/06

07/09

07/16

07/20

07/23
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can’t wait for you to read them a story.  Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2018

Ice Painting

West Boynton Branch
Cool off this summer by painting with ice!  Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/02
Cool off this summer by painting with ice!  Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Collage Invasion 2018

Collage Invasion 2018

Lantana Road Branch
Lunes, 02 de julio, 
2:30 pm

Learn to create a work of collage art! Mexican visual artist, Juan Pablo Chipe, will lead fun exercises followed by a discussion of already-made collages. Edades 7-12. Limite 20. Ages 7-12. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
07/02
Learn to create a work of collage art! Mexican visual artist, Juan Pablo Chipe, will lead fun exercises followed by a discussion of already-made collages. Edades 7-12. Limite 20. Ages 7-12. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
¡Aprenda a crear su propia obra de arte! Artista visual mexicano, Juan Pablo Chipe, dirige este taller a través de ejercicios prácticos finalizando con una charla sobre los collages elaborados! Edades 7-12. Limite 20. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
07/02
Jul 2018

Red, White & Blue Crafternoon

West Boca Branch
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time and patriotic music. A variety of simple crafts available.  Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
07/02
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time and patriotic music. A variety of simple crafts available.  Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Libraries Rock: Rock Painting

Acreage Branch
Have you seen the painted rocks hiding around town? Paint your own rocks to hide and spread joy to others. Materials provided.  Ages 14 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/02
Have you seen the painted rocks hiding around town? Paint your own rocks to hide and spread joy to others. Materials provided.  Ages 14 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2018

Maker Monday

Main Library
Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/02Let's Go Fly A Kite: experience kite making.Ages  5-10.

07/09Clay Molding: sculpting with Degas as a guide.Ages  5-10. Cancelled

07/16Wall Lettering: Make a colorful addition to your wall with multi-colored gravel.Ages  5-8.

07/23DIY Game: Make a portable tic-tac-toe game.Ages  7-10. Cancelled
Space is limited. (60 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

Happy Birthday, America!

Belle Glade Branch
Celebrate Independence Day with stories, music and patriotic crafts. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 
07/02
Celebrate Independence Day with stories, music and patriotic crafts. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 
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

LEGO® Bricks & More

Main Library
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks, DUPLO® blocks, and other building materials. All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
07/02 Cancelled

07/09 Cancelled

07/23 Cancelled
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks, DUPLO® blocks, and other building materials. All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jul 2018

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/02

07/16
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (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

A Showcase of Chinese Musical Instruments

Lantana Road Branch
Immerse yourself in the folk melodies of Chinese traditional music and its history. Preregister. 
07/01
Immerse yourself in the folk melodies of Chinese traditional music and its history. Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Pizza & Potter

Greenacres Branch
"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." ©Warner Bros. (133 min.) Preregister. PG-13
06/30
"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." ©Warner Bros. (133 min.) Preregister. PG-13
Jun 2018

Public Speaking

Lantana Road Branch
Communication can make or break our connections with each other. Let’s talk about how to better equip yourself in your personal and professional life.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/16

06/30
Communication can make or break our connections with each other. Let’s talk about how to better equip yourself in your personal and professional life.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Dungeons & Dragons

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
06/16

06/30
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Reading Rockers!

Loula V. York Branch
Children practice reading skills with teen mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting. Applications available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/09

06/16

06/23

06/30
Children practice reading skills with teen mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting. Applications available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 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.
06/02 (2.5 hr.) 

06/09 (2.5 hr.) 

06/16Mini-Marathon. (4.5 hr.) 

06/23 (2.5 hr.) 

06/30 (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.
Jun 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.) 
06/30
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 
Jun 2018

Super Summer Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/09Drum Roll I.

06/16Drum Roll II.

06/23All That Jazz I.

06/30All That Jazz II.
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

LEGO® Block Party

Greenacres Branch
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Jumbo blocks are available for smaller hands.  Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/30
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Jumbo blocks are available for smaller hands.  Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Geo Jane Presented by Suzy Hammer

Lantana Road Branch
Experience a geological adventure full of stories, magic, comedy and audience participation. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/30
Experience a geological adventure full of stories, magic, comedy and audience participation. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 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. 
06/16Rainstick Palooza.

06/30Banjo Jamboree.
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. 
Jun 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.) 
06/30
Bring a mat or towel to practice some poses with your child as we read the story. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) 
Jun 2018

Fun With Coding

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn to code with Coder Dojo mentors! 15 laptops will be provided; personal laptops are also allowed. Parents must remain with children during activity. Ages 7 & up. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
06/30
Learn to code with Coder Dojo mentors! 15 laptops will be provided; personal laptops are also allowed. Parents must remain with children during activity. Ages 7 & up. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Afternoon Crafts

West Boca Branch
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
06/29
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
Jun 2018

Kids Wii U Gaming & More

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Bored of staying home and watching TV? Play some of your favorite Wii U and board games with your friends.  Ages 7-11. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/29
Bored of staying home and watching TV? Play some of your favorite Wii U and board games with your friends.  Ages 7-11. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Seashell Art

Jupiter Branch
Decorate seashells with a SPLASH of creativity! Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
06/29
Decorate seashells with a SPLASH of creativity! Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2018

Can You Make Soup out of a Stone?

Acreage Branch
Experience the story of hungry travelers, suspicious villagers and the lesson of sharing. Then play a game and help us make real "stone soup" to drink! Snacks provided. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
06/29
Experience the story of hungry travelers, suspicious villagers and the lesson of sharing. Then play a game and help us make real "stone soup" to drink! Snacks provided. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 

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