Activity Information
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

Make a Mother's Day Card

West Boca Branch
Show your mother how much you care by making a beautiful handmade card.  Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) 
05/12
Show your mother how much you care by making a beautiful handmade card.  Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) 
May 2018

Movie Matinee

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
"Coco." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Refreshments provided. Ages 6 & up. Preregister. PG
05/12
"Coco." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Refreshments provided. Ages 6 & up. Preregister. PG
May 2018

Happy Mother's Day!

Jupiter Branch
Celebrate the special ladies in your life with stories, songs and crafts. Ages 6-15 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
05/12
Celebrate the special ladies in your life with stories, songs and crafts. Ages 6-15 mos. (30 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

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. 
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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

Family Game Night

Lantana Road Branch
A "Minute to Win It"-themed game night that is sure to make the entire family laugh.  All ages. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/11
A "Minute to Win It"-themed game night that is sure to make the entire family laugh.  All ages. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 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. 
05/11

05/25
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. 
May 2018

National Barbecue Month

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Get ready for summer grilling. We'll explore cooking websites, share recipes, and browse our cookbooks, too! (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/11
Get ready for summer grilling. We'll explore cooking websites, share recipes, and browse our cookbooks, too! (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

LEGO® Bricks

Acreage Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
05/11
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (90 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

Book Discussion: "The Last Painting of Sara de Vos," by Dominic Smith 

Glades Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/11
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Wigglecise

Greenacres Branch
Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more.  Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/11
Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more.  Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Books & Kids Bilingual Story Time

¡Libros y niños! Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Viernes, 11 de mayo,
Participate in stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie, Señora Tania and Mrs. Fishman! Edades 2-5. Cupo limitado. Ages 2-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
05/11
Participate in stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie, Señora Tania and Mrs. Fishman! Edades 2-5. Cupo limitado. Ages 2-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Acompáñanos y disfruta de cuentos, canciones y rimas en inglés y español con nuestras amigas Señora Leslie, Señora Tania y la Señora Fishman. Edades 2-5. Cupo limitado. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
05/11
May 2018

Natural Illustration in Watercolor

Glades Road Branch
Explore the techniques used by local natural illustrator Kim Heise in a guided watercolor workshop to create native flora and fauna. Materials provided. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
05/11
Explore the techniques used by local natural illustrator Kim Heise in a guided watercolor workshop to create native flora and fauna. Materials provided. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boca Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! (90 min.) 
05/10
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! (90 min.) 
May 2018

Anime Club for Kids

Main Library
If you like things like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or Dragon Ball Z, then this club is perfect for you! Geek out with crafts, games and more.  Ages 7-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/10
If you like things like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or Dragon Ball Z, then this club is perfect for you! Geek out with crafts, games and more.  Ages 7-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

LEGO® Bricks: Build a Face

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/10
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

You Are Special to Me: Mother's Day Crafts

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Create memories with a one-of-a-kind keepsake for Mother's Day. Bring a 4x6 picture of your special person to use in this activity. Materials provided. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/10
Create memories with a one-of-a-kind keepsake for Mother's Day. Bring a 4x6 picture of your special person to use in this activity. Materials provided. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Crazy 8's Math Club®

Lantana Road Branch
Each week features math games and fun activities that build from previous weeks. It’s recommended to attend all five weekly sessions: Thu, Apr 12 - Thu, May 10. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/03

05/10
Each week features math games and fun activities that build from previous weeks. It’s recommended to attend all five weekly sessions: Thu, Apr 12 - Thu, May 10. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (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

Art Club

Wellington Branch
Create unique, colorful artwork. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/10
Create unique, colorful artwork. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Israel (Hadassah) Cutting Edge Medicine

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn about Hadassah Medical Organization and its “Research in Service to Humanity” through novel therapeutics, diagnostics and medical devices. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/10
Learn about Hadassah Medical Organization and its “Research in Service to Humanity” through novel therapeutics, diagnostics and medical devices. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Art Painting Beginner's Series Part II

Tequesta Branch
Learn basic painting, composition, color mixing and drawing techniques. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
05/10
Learn basic painting, composition, color mixing and drawing techniques. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Save Money on Your Landscape

Glades Road Branch
Extension Agent, Laurie Albrecht, discusses how to have a healthy, attractive landscape while saving money. Receive a voucher for two free native plants.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/10
Extension Agent, Laurie Albrecht, discusses how to have a healthy, attractive landscape while saving money. Receive a voucher for two free native plants.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Adult Coloring Club: Alice in Wonderland

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/10
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
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. 
May 2018

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Preregister. 
05/10"The Lady in the Van," by Alan Bennett. Book discussion. (60 min.) 

05/17"The Lady in the Van." ©Sony Pictures Classics. (104 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. PG-13 
Preregister. 
May 2018

Mother’s Day Movie Marathon

West Boca Branch
05/03"Mermaids." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (115 min.)  PG-13 

05/10"The Joy Luck Club." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (140 min.) 

05/17"Freaky Friday." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (97 min.)  PG 

05/24"Because I Said So." ©Universal Pictures. (102 min.)  PG-13 

05/31"Mother's Day." ©Open Road Films. (118 min.)  PG-13 
May 2018

Mothers Are Special

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
We’ll listen to stories and make your mom or that special person a beautiful craft to show them how much they really mean to you. Materials provided.  Ages 3-6. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/10
We’ll listen to stories and make your mom or that special person a beautiful craft to show them how much they really mean to you. Materials provided.  Ages 3-6. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Preserving Your Memories

Jupiter Branch
Convert old and new photos to digital copies with our scanner. Bring a USB drive to save your photos.  Space is limited. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
05/08

05/10
Convert old and new photos to digital copies with our scanner. Bring a USB drive to save your photos.  Space is limited. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
May 2018

Water Safety: It's Cool to be Safe

Greenacres Branch
Join the Drowning Prevention of PBC's Mrs. Diane and her friend Stewie the Duck, for a fun-filled, interactive water safety experience. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/10
Join the Drowning Prevention of PBC's Mrs. Diane and her friend Stewie the Duck, for a fun-filled, interactive water safety experience. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Transparent Language Online

Gardens Branch
Learn a second, or third language, using this simple and fun language learning service. (60 hr.) Preregister. 
05/10
Learn a second, or third language, using this simple and fun language learning service. (60 hr.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Want to learn about your family tree?  (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
05/03

05/10
Want to learn about your family tree?  (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
May 2018

Katherine Graham: Pulitzer Prize Winner

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Dr. Rose Feinberg will talk about the life events that made the first female publisher of a major newspaper during the 1970s a powerful woman in her field.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/10
Dr. Rose Feinberg will talk about the life events that made the first female publisher of a major newspaper during the 1970s a powerful woman in her field.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/03In Praise of Moms I.

05/10In Praise of Moms II.

05/17Hats!

05/24Is it Summer Yet?
Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 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.
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05/10

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05/22

05/24

05/29

05/31
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.
May 2018

Asistans pesonel an Kreyol

(Personal Assistance, in Creole)

Belle Glade Branch
Jedi, 03 Mè, tout jounen an
Jedi, 10 Mè, tout jounen an
Jedi, 17 Mè, tout jounen an
Jedi, 24 Mè, tout jounen an
Jedi, 31 Mè, tout jounen an
Bezwen èd pou itilize yon òdinatè, fè yon rezime, ranpli epi voye aplikasyon sou entènèt oswa itilize sit entènèt bibliyotèk. Plas yo limite. Premye vini, premye sèvi. (60 min.) Anregistre alavans.
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05/10

05/17

05/24

05/31
Bezwen èd pou itilize yon òdinatè, fè yon rezime, ranpli epi voye aplikasyon sou entènèt oswa itilize sit entènèt bibliyotèk. Plas yo limite. Premye vini, premye sèvi. (60 min.) Anregistre alavans.
May 2018

Yoga

Wellington Branch
Learn poses standing or seated in a chair, taught by Dr. Debra Weiss, a certified yoga instructor. Bring water and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/02

05/09

05/16
Learn poses standing or seated in a chair, taught by Dr. Debra Weiss, a certified yoga instructor. Bring water and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

English Exchange

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

05/09

05/16

05/23

05/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
May 2018

Let's Play: Gaming

Acreage Branch
It's time for friends, snacks, PS4 multiplayer games, and unusual new card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
05/09
It's time for friends, snacks, PS4 multiplayer games, and unusual new card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
May 2018

Adulting 101: Getting a Job

Wellington Branch
Tips on how to write résumés, cover letters and how to ace that interview!  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (90 min.) 
05/09
Tips on how to write résumés, cover letters and how to ace that interview!  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (90 min.) 
May 2018

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills.  Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/02

05/09
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills.  Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Video Game Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics.  Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/09

05/16

05/23
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics.  Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Intro to Languages

Glades Road Branch
Learn the basics of these awesome languages! We will learn the alphabet, numbers 1-10 and nursery rhymes. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/09Hebrew.

05/16American Sign Language.

05/23French.

05/30German.
Learn the basics of these awesome languages! We will learn the alphabet, numbers 1-10 and nursery rhymes. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

College & Financial Planning

Belle Glade Branch
Navigate the admissions process, find test preparation materials, and apply for college scholarships. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12.
05/09
Navigate the admissions process, find test preparation materials, and apply for college scholarships. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12.
May 2018

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
05/02

05/09

05/16

05/23

05/30
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
May 2018

STEAM Art Explorations

Tequesta Branch
Biographical exploration of American artists, an introduction to their lives and artistic styles. Learn artists' techniques to create your own masterpiece.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/02Painter: Jasper Johns.

05/09Sculptor: Louise Bourgeois.
Biographical exploration of American artists, an introduction to their lives and artistic styles. Learn artists' techniques to create your own masterpiece.  Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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