Activity Information
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

STEAM Club

Wellington Branch
Use your science, design and engineering skills as we tackle unique challenges. Ages 5-12. Limit 50. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/03
Use your science, design and engineering skills as we tackle unique challenges. Ages 5-12. Limit 50. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Do You Remember This Jewish Song?

Greenacres Branch
To celebrate Jewish Heritage Month, Cantor Andrew Arnold presents a historical perspective on Jewish musical composers and performs some of their songs. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/03
To celebrate Jewish Heritage Month, Cantor Andrew Arnold presents a historical perspective on Jewish musical composers and performs some of their songs. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Getting Started With LexisNexis Library Express

Main Library
Learn how to navigate this powerful legal research tool with access to federal and state case law, statutes, patents and much more.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/03
Learn how to navigate this powerful legal research tool with access to federal and state case law, statutes, patents and much more.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

What Are Your Rights as a Homeowner?

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn about the laws impacting Homeowners and Condominium Associations. Presented by the PBC Bar Association.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/03
Learn about the laws impacting Homeowners and Condominium Associations. Presented by the PBC Bar Association.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Scrapbooking

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Create a memory page to remember special events and those you love. Bring personal photos. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/03
Create a memory page to remember special events and those you love. Bring personal photos. (60 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

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

Did You Know They Had Jewish Roots?

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Nine famous people will be described, each with at least one Jewish parent. Clues will be provided before each story is told. Presented by Dr. Rose Feinberg. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/03
Nine famous people will be described, each with at least one Jewish parent. Clues will be provided before each story is told. Presented by Dr. Rose Feinberg. (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

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

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.
05/03

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

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

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

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

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

Teen Top-Notch Résumé

Belle Glade Branch
Let’s get you hired! Learn how to write a résumé for a variety of summer jobs, internships and more. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
05/02
Let’s get you hired! Learn how to write a résumé for a variety of summer jobs, internships and more. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
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. 
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

Arm Parrot

Wellington Branch
Arrgh-Matey! It's Scurvy Awareness Day. Make an arm parrot to keep you company while you plunder the seven seas. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
05/02
Arrgh-Matey! It's Scurvy Awareness Day. Make an arm parrot to keep you company while you plunder the seven seas. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Art for Adults: Water Soluble Pastel Techniques

West Boca Branch
Learn a traditional approach to working with water soluble pastels. Explore blending techniques, and application methods. Materials provided. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/02
Learn a traditional approach to working with water soluble pastels. Explore blending techniques, and application methods. Materials provided. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

How to Be a Savvy Senior: Avoiding Scams & Frauds

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
The Legal Aid Society of PBC will give you the tools to help identify frequent scams that are prevalent in senior communities.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/02
The Legal Aid Society of PBC will give you the tools to help identify frequent scams that are prevalent in senior communities.  (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

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

Hooked on Crochet

Wellington Branch
Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/01

05/15
Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Anime

Acreage Branch
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
05/01
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you.  Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
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

CANCELLED - Immigration Legal Screening Clinic

Lantana Road Branch
Receive a free consultation to determine if you are eligible for any immigration relief and legal representation. Bring all relevant documents. Limit 35. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/01
Receive a free consultation to determine if you are eligible for any immigration relief and legal representation. Bring all relevant documents. Limit 35. (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

Drop-In Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Come 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.) 
05/01
Come 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.) 
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

Mini Book + Art: "How to Be an Explorer of the World: Portable Life Museum," by Keri Smith

Mini Libro + Arte: "Cómo ser un explorador del mundo: museo portátil de la vida" por Keri Smith

Main Library
Martes, 01 de mayo, 
3:30 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. Edades 9-12. Cupo limitado. Ages 9-12. Space is limited. (90 min.)  Preregister.  Se requiere registrarse. 
05/01
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. Edades 9-12. Cupo limitado. Ages 9-12. Space is limited. (90 min.)  Preregister.  Se requiere registrarse. 
Este taller se enfocará en un libro y una obra de arte de la colección del Museo. Se recomienda leer el libro. En colaboración con el Norton Museum of Art y es posible gracias a la generosidad del Diane y Bruce Halle Foundation. Edades 9-12. Cupo limitado. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
05/01
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

Craftapalooza

Wellington Branch
Lots of artistic fun! Choose to create multiple crafts from our fun selections. Ages 2-10. Limit 50. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/01
Lots of artistic fun! Choose to create multiple crafts from our fun selections. Ages 2-10. Limit 50. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boca Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 
05/01

05/15

05/22

05/30
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 
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

Getting to Know the PBC Law Library

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Holly Satterwhite will discuss the many print and electronic resources available at the PBC Law Library. (60 min.) Preregister. 
05/01
Holly Satterwhite will discuss the many print and electronic resources available at the PBC Law Library. (60 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Adult Coloring Club

West Boca Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (60 min.) 
05/01
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (60 min.) 
May 2018

Silverpoint Drawing With Carol Prusa

Glades Road Branch
Discover the art of silverpoint during this lecture and hands-on workshop with distinguished artist and FAU professor, Carol Prusa. Materials provided. Limit 30. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/01
Discover the art of silverpoint during this lecture and hands-on workshop with distinguished artist and FAU professor, Carol Prusa. Materials provided. Limit 30. (90 min.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Library Resources & Services Introduction in Mandarin Chinese

Lantana Road Branch
An introduction to PBC Library resources and services to our Mandarin Chinese-speaking community. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
05/01
An introduction to PBC Library resources and services to our Mandarin Chinese-speaking community. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
May 2018

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. Group meets independently in the library on Tue, May 15, 1:30 pm. (90 min.) Preregister. 
05/01
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. Group meets independently in the library on Tue, May 15, 1:30 pm. (90 min.) Preregister. 
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

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

Book-A-Librarian

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Are you looking for help learning some basic computer skills? Do you need assistance learning how to navigate Windows, the internet or your personal email? (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.
05/01
Are you looking for help learning some basic computer skills? Do you need assistance learning how to navigate Windows, the internet or your personal email? (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.
May 2018

PBC Horticultural Extension: Preparing Your Yard & Community for Storms

Acreage Branch
Extension Agent, Laurie Albrecht, will teach simple steps you can take to help protect your landscape. Receive a voucher for two 3-gallon native plants. (90 min.) 
05/01
Extension Agent, Laurie Albrecht, will teach simple steps you can take to help protect your landscape. Receive a voucher for two 3-gallon native plants. (90 min.) 

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