Activity Information
May 2018

Karen's Cabaret

Glades Road Branch
Enjoy classic Broadway tunes, cool Sinatra melodies, and golden oldies. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/21
Enjoy classic Broadway tunes, cool Sinatra melodies, and golden oldies. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
05/07

05/14

05/21
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
May 2018

Jupiter Rocks

Jupiter Branch
Explore rock painting techniques and tools at the Jupiter Library. Materials provided, but you may bring your own to use or share. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/21
Explore rock painting techniques and tools at the Jupiter Library. Materials provided, but you may bring your own to use or share. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/07

05/21
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
05/07

05/14

05/21
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
May 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. 
05/07

05/21
Join us in this round-table discussion where participants improve their works in progress by reading and discussing them. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along.  (90 min.) 
05/20
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along.  (90 min.) 
May 2018

Miniature Gardens: Under-the-Sea

Acreage Branch
Make a big splash designing an “under-the-sea” miniature garden — without the waves. Materials provided. Bring your own glue gun if you have one.  Ages 14 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/20
Make a big splash designing an “under-the-sea” miniature garden — without the waves. Materials provided. Bring your own glue gun if you have one.  Ages 14 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Wanted: Teen volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together.  Grades 11-12. Space is limited. Preregister. 
05/01

05/02

05/03

05/04

05/05

05/06

05/07

05/08

05/09

05/10

05/11

05/12

05/13

05/14

05/15

05/16

05/17

05/18

05/19

05/20
Wanted: Teen volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together.  Grades 11-12. Space is limited. Preregister. 
May 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boca Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Grades 6-12. (2 hr.) 
05/16

05/19
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Grades 6-12. (2 hr.) 
May 2018

NASA Lander Touchdown Challenge

Lantana Road Branch
Design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two "astronauts" when they land. Presented by PBC 4-H. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/19
Design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two "astronauts" when they land. Presented by PBC 4-H. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

StoryWalk® & Craft

Main Library
This month’s StoryWalk® celebrates Margaret Wise Brown’s story, "Goodnight Moon." Walk our story path and there will be a craft at the end. Ages 2-6. (60 min.) 
05/15

05/19
This month’s StoryWalk® celebrates Margaret Wise Brown’s story, "Goodnight Moon." Walk our story path and there will be a craft at the end. Ages 2-6. (60 min.) 
May 2018

Haitian Heritage Showcase & Book Festival

Selebre Eritaj Ayisyen: Festival Liv

West Boynton Branch
Samdi, 19 Mè, 
2:00 pm

Join Bito David for a celebration of Haitian authors and literature. Meet the winners of the School District's essay contest. Offered in English and Creole. Tout laj . All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister. Anregistre alavans.
05/19
Join Bito David for a celebration of Haitian authors and literature. Meet the winners of the School District's essay contest. Offered in English and Creole. Tout laj . All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister. Anregistre alavans.
Patispe ak nou nan festival liv pou selebre otè ak literati peyi Dayiti. Vini felisite ak nou gayan konkou redaksyon Distri Lekòl Rejyon. David Bito ap anime evenman. Tout laj . (2 hr.) Anregistre alavans.
05/19
May 2018

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided.  (2 hr.) 
05/19
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided.  (2 hr.) 
May 2018

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Having fun with different types of needlepoint! Materials provided.  Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/05

05/19
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Having fun with different types of needlepoint! Materials provided.  Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Teen Hangout

Belle Glade Branch
Play video games, board games, card games, Scrabble, or just hang out with your friends!  Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. (90 min.) 
05/19
Play video games, board games, card games, Scrabble, or just hang out with your friends!  Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. (90 min.) 
May 2018

Summer Volunteer Orientation

Loula V. York Branch
Learn how you can support children and family library activities at this fun workshop. Ages 12-18. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/19
Learn how you can support children and family library activities at this fun workshop. Ages 12-18. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Tequesta Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/19
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
"The Skeleton Twins." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (93 min.) May is Mental Health Month. Limit 40. Preregister. R
05/19
"The Skeleton Twins." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (93 min.) May is Mental Health Month. Limit 40. Preregister. R
May 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. (2.5 hr.) 
05/05 Cancelled

05/12 Cancelled

05/19 Cancelled
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. (2.5 hr.) 
May 2018

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Young children and their parents are invited to share stories, music and creative activities. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/05In Praise of Moms I.

05/12In Praise of Moms II.

05/19Hats!

05/26Is it Summer Yet?
Young children and their parents are invited to share stories, music and creative activities. Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Story Hour

Heure du Conte

Belle Glade Branch

Fun stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in French and English. All ages. (45 min.) 
05/05

05/19
Fun stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in French and English. All ages. (45 min.) 
Samedi, 05 et 19 Mai, 11:00 am Histoires, berceuses, chansons et bricolage en français et en anglais. Tous les âges. (45 min.) 
05/05
05/19
May 2018

Youth Focus Art Show

Gardens Branch
Submit one piece of artwork in any medium: painting, drawing or sculpture. Drop off your art at the children's services desk between Mon, May 14 - Fri, May 18. Ages 5-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/19
Submit one piece of artwork in any medium: painting, drawing or sculpture. Drop off your art at the children's services desk between Mon, May 14 - Fri, May 18. Ages 5-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Sensory Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/19
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Bedtime Bonanza

Wellington Branch
Catch some zzz's after some sleepy stories, songs and a craft.  Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/19
Catch some zzz's after some sleepy stories, songs and a craft.  Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

SCORE: Introduction to Business Ownership

Gardens Branch
Find out what it takes to be successful: risks, rewards, obstacles and myths about business ownership, and the legal requirements for launching a business. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
05/19
Find out what it takes to be successful: risks, rewards, obstacles and myths about business ownership, and the legal requirements for launching a business. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays.  Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister. 
05/19
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays.  Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

STEM for Little Ones: Space

Main Library
We'll introduce STEM concepts to your little one! Ages 2-6. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/19
We'll introduce STEM concepts to your little one! Ages 2-6. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/05

05/12

05/19

05/26
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

The Royal Wedding

Glades Road Branch
Prince Harry and Meghan are getting married tomorrow! Celebrate with wedding stories, games and crafts.  Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/18
Prince Harry and Meghan are getting married tomorrow! Celebrate with wedding stories, games and crafts.  Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Tales & Riddles From Haiti

Belle Glade Branch
Telling stories around the fire is an important part of Haitian culture. Join us for a series of oral Haitian wisdom, proverbs, jokes, riddles and stories. Refreshments provided. All ages.
05/18
Telling stories around the fire is an important part of Haitian culture. Join us for a series of oral Haitian wisdom, proverbs, jokes, riddles and stories. Refreshments provided. All ages.
May 2018

Blowing Blossoms

Main Library
Make your own cherry blossom canvas scene. Ages 4-8. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
05/18
Make your own cherry blossom canvas scene. Ages 4-8. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
May 2018

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Make a fun, exciting craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 3-8. (60 min.) 
05/18
Make a fun, exciting craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 3-8. (60 min.) 
May 2018

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Enjoy an afternoon of movie entertainment. Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12.
05/11"The Emoji Movie." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (86 min.)  PG 

05/18"Wonder." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (113 min.)  PG 

05/25"The LEGO Batman Movie." ©Warner Bros. (104 min.)  PG 
Enjoy an afternoon of movie entertainment. Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12.
May 2018

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Meet with a representative to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
05/18
Meet with a representative to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
May 2018

Mental Health Month Documentary

Jupiter Branch
"My Beautiful Broken Brain." ©Lotje Sodderland. (86 min.) This film tells a 34-year-old woman's personal voyage into the complexity, fragility and wonder of her brain following a life-changing hemorrhagic stroke. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
05/18
"My Beautiful Broken Brain." ©Lotje Sodderland. (86 min.) This film tells a 34-year-old woman's personal voyage into the complexity, fragility and wonder of her brain following a life-changing hemorrhagic stroke. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
May 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. 
05/18
Join us for a special art class designed specifically for little hands. Dress to get messy! Ages 18-36 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

CANCELLED - Friends Social

Lantana Road Branch
Making friends can be difficult sometimes. Join us as we form new friendships with short timed conversations.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/17
Making friends can be difficult sometimes. Join us as we form new friendships with short timed conversations.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends.  Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 
05/17

05/24
Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends.  Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 
May 2018

Cookie Book Club

Acreage Branch
Grab a copy of the book, "Freddie Ramos Takes Off (Zapato Power)," by Jacqueline Jules. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Snacks provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
05/17
Grab a copy of the book, "Freddie Ramos Takes Off (Zapato Power)," by Jacqueline Jules. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Snacks provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
May 2018

Coding With Tech Toys: Bee-Bot®

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/17
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Two Truths & a Lie

West Boca Branch
Can you tell the fakes from the facts? Play against other kids to see who the best lie detector is! We’ll give you fun “facts” and you decide which is a lie. Grades 2-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/17
Can you tell the fakes from the facts? Play against other kids to see who the best lie detector is! We’ll give you fun “facts” and you decide which is a lie. Grades 2-5. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
05/10

05/17

05/24

05/31
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) 
May 2018

Hour of Code

Main Library
Get techy with an hour of coding in the computer lab! Ages 8-12. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/17
Get techy with an hour of coding in the computer lab! Ages 8-12. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Worst Case Scenario Trivia

Wellington Branch
You survived school, but can you survive the worst case scenario? Come and find out. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/17
You survived school, but can you survive the worst case scenario? Come and find out. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Adult Coloring Club

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/17
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

PBS Documentary

Glades Road Branch
"The Jewish Americans." ©PBS Home Video. (101 min.) Acclaimed filmmaker David Grubin traces 350 years of Jewish American history, from the arrival of the first Jews in 1654 up to present day. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
05/17"They Came to Stay."

05/24"The Best of Times, the Worst of Times." 

05/31"Home." 
"The Jewish Americans." ©PBS Home Video. (101 min.) Acclaimed filmmaker David Grubin traces 350 years of Jewish American history, from the arrival of the first Jews in 1654 up to present day. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
May 2018

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/03

05/10

05/17

05/24

05/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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