Activity Information
May 2018

Marvelous Moms

Acreage Branch
Bring your mom, grandmother, aunt or any special lady in your life to celebrate a holiday just for her. We'll have stories, games and fun. Snacks provided. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
05/09
Bring your mom, grandmother, aunt or any special lady in your life to celebrate a holiday just for her. We'll have stories, games and fun. Snacks provided. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
May 2018

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Acreage Branch
The Everyday Guide to Wine. Refreshments provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
05/02Wines of Northern Italy. Wines of Southern Italy. The Tastes of Germany and Austria. 

05/09The Tastes of Spain and Portugal. U.S. Regions - California. U.S. Regions - Washington and Oregon. 

05/16Other U.S. Regions, Mexico, and Canada. Sampling Argentina and Chile. The Best of Australia and Tasmania. 

05/23Wines of New Zealand and South Africa. Becoming a Knowledgeable Wine Buyer. Wine for Any Occasion and Any Food. 
The Everyday Guide to Wine. Refreshments provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
May 2018

Mini Book + Art: "Running the Road to ABC," by Denize Lauture + Gamin by Augusta Savage

Mini Liv + èv atistik: “Running the Road to ABC" ke Denize Lauture ekri + Gamin ke Augusta Savage

Lantana Road Branch
Mèkredi, 09 Mè, 
2:30 pm

Each activity highlights a selected book and artwork in Norton Museum of Art's collection or exhibition. Reading the book is recommended. In collaboration with Norton Museum of Art and made possible through the generosity of the Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Laj  6-8. Plas yo limite. Ages 6-8. Space is limited. (90 min.)  Preregister.  Anregistre alavans.
05/09
Each activity highlights a selected book and artwork in Norton Museum of Art's collection or exhibition. Reading the book is recommended. In collaboration with Norton Museum of Art and made possible through the generosity of the Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Laj  6-8. Plas yo limite. Ages 6-8. Space is limited. (90 min.)  Preregister.  Anregistre alavans.
Chak aktivite ap reprezante yon pati nan liv la ak yon èv atistik ki nan koleksyon oubyen nan ekspozisyon espesyal Mize a. Nou ankouraje w li liv la anvan. Aktivite sa ap fèt an kolaborasyon avèk Mizeda Norton jenerozite Fondasyon Diane ak Bruce Halle. Laj  6-8. Plas yo limite. (90 min.) Anregistre alavans.
05/09
May 2018

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
05/09"Walking Out." ©IFC Films. (96 min.)  PG-13 

05/23"Lost & Found." ©Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (90 min.)  PG 
May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Month: Autism Spectrum Disorder & Mental Health

Jupiter Branch
Learn about the co-morbidity of Autism Spectrum Disorder and other mental health conditions in the teen and adult populations.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/09
Learn about the co-morbidity of Autism Spectrum Disorder and other mental health conditions in the teen and adult populations.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

What Makes Jewish Music Jewish? A Musically Illustrated Lecture

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Using his own lyrical synagogue compositions and music by other composers, noted composer Dr. Michael Isaacson explains what Jewish music is really all about. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/09
Using his own lyrical synagogue compositions and music by other composers, noted composer Dr. Michael Isaacson explains what Jewish music is really all about. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

English Exchange

Glades 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

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
05/02

05/09

05/16

05/23

05/30
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
May 2018

My Mother Is Mine: A Celebration of Moms

Glades Road Branch
Celebrate mothers with stories, activities, a craft and a film.  Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/09
Celebrate mothers with stories, activities, a craft and a film.  Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Mother's Day Party for Tots!

Lantana Road Branch
Celebrate with your toddler as we play, sing and make a take-home craft. Ages 18-36 mos. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/09
Celebrate with your toddler as we play, sing and make a take-home craft. Ages 18-36 mos. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
05/02

05/09

05/16

05/23

05/30
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
May 2018

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) 
05/02

05/09

05/16

05/23

05/30
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) 
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

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated. Refreshments provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
05/08
Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated. Refreshments provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
May 2018

Book Discussion: "The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother," by James McBride 

Wellington Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/08
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
05/01

05/08

05/15

05/22

05/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
May 2018

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
05/08Word Games!

05/22Sequence.

05/26Game Day!
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Mom & Me Mehndi

Glades Road Branch
Treat mom to an art class! Learn the basics of henna application and try it out on yourself or your mom. Freestyle lessons and stencils provided.  Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/08
Treat mom to an art class! Learn the basics of henna application and try it out on yourself or your mom. Freestyle lessons and stencils provided.  Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Coding Buddies

Gardens Branch
Once a week, children will work with a teen to learn the basics of code. Together they will code and play games to build a greater understanding of coding. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/01

05/08

05/15

05/22

05/29
Once a week, children will work with a teen to learn the basics of code. Together they will code and play games to build a greater understanding of coding. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Tween Craft: DIY Magazine Silhouette

West Boynton Branch
Make colorful silhouettes using magazine scraps and a cardboard base!  Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/08
Make colorful silhouettes using magazine scraps and a cardboard base!  Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Pokémon Club

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 9-12. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/08

05/22
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 9-12. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library; feel free to come with homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
05/01

05/08

05/15
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library; feel free to come with homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
May 2018

A Visit From Daggerwing Nature Center

West Boca Branch
Meet and discuss turtles and tortoises, and learn some cool facts about their habitats. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/08
Meet and discuss turtles and tortoises, and learn some cool facts about their habitats. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) 
05/01

05/08

05/15

05/22

05/29
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) 
May 2018

Society for Junior Explorers

Jupiter Branch
Our "Magic Tree House" is ready to transport you to different times and places to explore and learn. Bring your imagination and your love of adventure! Ages 7-10. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/08"Mummies in the Morning."

05/29"Pirates Past Noon."
Our "Magic Tree House" is ready to transport you to different times and places to explore and learn. Bring your imagination and your love of adventure! Ages 7-10. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Marvelous Moms

Wellington Branch
Celebrate Mother's Day by creating a fun card for the special lady in your life. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/08
Celebrate Mother's Day by creating a fun card for the special lady in your life. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Paint for Mom

Lantana Road Branch
Create a canvas masterpiece just in time for Mother's Day. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/08
Create a canvas masterpiece just in time for Mother's Day. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Baby Play Date

Main Library
Invite your friends, enjoy playtime and conversation with other babies and caregivers.  Ages 3-12 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/08
Invite your friends, enjoy playtime and conversation with other babies and caregivers.  Ages 3-12 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Crafternoon: All About Mom

Acreage Branch
What could be more special than a handmade gift for Mother's Day? Create something unique that shows mom how much you love her. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
05/08
What could be more special than a handmade gift for Mother's Day? Create something unique that shows mom how much you love her. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/08

05/15

05/22

05/29
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Cooking the Books: "Tasty Latest & Greatest: Everything You Want to Cook Right Now," by Tasty 

West Boca Branch
Staff-led cookbook discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
05/08
Staff-led cookbook discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
May 2018

Medicare Basics

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Join SHINE for an overview of the Medicare two basic paths including the costs and options associated with each path. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/08
Join SHINE for an overview of the Medicare two basic paths including the costs and options associated with each path. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
A series of classes exploring different techniques and mediums where you can explore your artistic interests, get better and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/08Pastel Project.

05/22Mixed Media Project.

05/29Open Studio.

05/31Watercolor Project.
A series of classes exploring different techniques and mediums where you can explore your artistic interests, get better and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

A Visit From Green Cay Nature Center

West Boynton Branch
Learn about the life cycle and nesting habits of turtles. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 24. 
05/08
Learn about the life cycle and nesting habits of turtles. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Apr 24. 
May 2018

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

Glades Road Branch
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the aroma and taste of Chinese tea. Materials provided. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/08
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the aroma and taste of Chinese tea. Materials provided. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 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.) 
05/01

05/08

05/15

05/22

05/29
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world’s finest contemporary and classic poetry.  (75 min.) 
May 2018

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
05/01

05/08

05/15

05/22

05/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
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

Kiddie Stay & Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Meet up with your friends for a fun play date featuring toys, books, puzzles, puppets and our puppet theater. Ages 2-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/01

05/08

05/15
Meet up with your friends for a fun play date featuring toys, books, puzzles, puppets and our puppet theater. Ages 2-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Discover Axis 360

Gardens Branch
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/08
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Pretty Painted Pots

Lantana Road Branch
April showers bring May flowers, but what do you plant them in? Join us as we paint pretty clay pots for our May flowers.  Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/08
April showers bring May flowers, but what do you plant them in? Join us as we paint pretty clay pots for our May flowers.  Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Hearing Impairment Challenges Around the Globe

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
In honor of Better Hearing and Speech Month, Dr. Nimet Adam will discuss her experience providing audiology services worldwide. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/08
In honor of Better Hearing and Speech Month, Dr. Nimet Adam will discuss her experience providing audiology services worldwide. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/08In Praise of Moms II.

05/15Hats!

05/22Is it Summer Yet?
Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-2. (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.
05/08

05/10

05/15

05/17

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

Evening Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) 
05/07

05/21
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) 
May 2018

English Exchange

Wellington 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

Practical Stress Reduction

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Join us for a presentation on mindfulness and meditation, designed to help handle stress in the workplace and at home. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/07
Join us for a presentation on mindfulness and meditation, designed to help handle stress in the workplace and at home. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Messy Art Night

Belle Glade Branch
A weekly night out for the whole family, where you are invited to try new things, be creative, and have fun.  Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) 
05/07

05/21
A weekly night out for the whole family, where you are invited to try new things, be creative, and have fun.  Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) 
May 2018

Mother's Day

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Celebrate your mother by making a card just for her. All ages. Limit 15. (60 min.) 
05/07
Celebrate your mother by making a card just for her. All ages. Limit 15. (60 min.) 

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