Activity Information
Jan 2020

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Make a fun craft and friends at this family event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
01/24
Make a fun craft and friends at this family event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
Jan 2020

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
01/10"Pokémon Detective Pikachu." ©Warner Bros. (104 min.)  PG 

01/24"Abominable." ©Universal Pictures. (97 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Jan 2020

Sewing Lab

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Bring your current project, practice sewing using one of our sewing machines or bring your own. Some basic materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/24
Bring your current project, practice sewing using one of our sewing machines or bring your own. Some basic materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 1-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/24
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 1-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Toddler Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Start with stories and songs, then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, Dec 20. 
01/24
Start with stories and songs, then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, Dec 20. 
Jan 2020

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal roundtable discussion where participants share and improve their craft. Refreshments provided. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
01/10

01/24
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal roundtable discussion where participants share and improve their craft. Refreshments provided. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Snowmen in Disguise

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Pick up a snowman and decorate it as a character from a favorite book. Return it for a prize from our treasure box. Snowmen will be displayed for all to enjoy! Ages 2-12.
01/02

01/03

01/04

01/05

01/06

01/07

01/08

01/09

01/10

01/11

01/12

01/13

01/14

01/15

01/16

01/17

01/18

01/19

01/21

01/22

01/23

01/24

01/25

01/26

01/27

01/28

01/29

01/30

01/31
Pick up a snowman and decorate it as a character from a favorite book. Return it for a prize from our treasure box. Snowmen will be displayed for all to enjoy! Ages 2-12.
Jan 2020

Chinese Checkers

West Boynton Branch
Utilize strategic moves to defeat opponents while playing Chinese checkers. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/23
Utilize strategic moves to defeat opponents while playing Chinese checkers. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Pokémon Club

Acreage Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 
01/23
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) 
Jan 2020

Social Media $tream

Jupiter Branch
E-commerce instructor Rajeeyah Madinah shows us skills to capitalize on the internet and expanding social media to create opportunities for extra income. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/23
E-commerce instructor Rajeeyah Madinah shows us skills to capitalize on the internet and expanding social media to create opportunities for extra income. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Art Salon With Artists of PBC

Gardens Branch
View and discuss artwork by local artists. Bring in your own painting, sculpture or photography to get an unbiased opinion of your artwork. (2 hr.) 
01/23
View and discuss artwork by local artists. Bring in your own painting, sculpture or photography to get an unbiased opinion of your artwork. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2020

Stop-Motion Animation

Gardens Branch
Try your hand at scriptwriting, character development and stop-motion film making. Feel free to bring a few props and characters. Ages 8 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/23
Try your hand at scriptwriting, character development and stop-motion film making. Feel free to bring a few props and characters. Ages 8 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/09

01/16

01/23

01/30
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/09

01/23
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Tech Time: Makey Makey

Glades Road Branch
Let your musical genius out using Makey Makey and other household materials. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/23
Let your musical genius out using Makey Makey and other household materials. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Writers' Critique Group

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session. Limit 15. (90 min.) 
11/07

11/21

12/05

12/19

01/09

01/23
Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session. Limit 15. (90 min.) 
Jan 2020

Chinese New Year Crafts

West Boca Branch
Celebrate the year of the rat by making a few fun crafts. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
01/23
Celebrate the year of the rat by making a few fun crafts. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
Jan 2020

Kids Anime Club

Main Library
If you like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or Dragon Ball Z, then this club is perfect for you! Geek out with crafts, games and more. Snacks provided. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/23
If you like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or Dragon Ball Z, then this club is perfect for you! Geek out with crafts, games and more. Snacks provided. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Lil' Braniacs

Lantana Road Branch
Children will practice the alphabet, numbers and spacial awareness with hands-on learning through music, art, dramatic play and stories. Eight session series. Ages 3-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/14

01/16

01/21

01/23

01/28

01/30
Children will practice the alphabet, numbers and spacial awareness with hands-on learning through music, art, dramatic play and stories. Eight session series. Ages 3-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

STEAM: Snowstorm Jar

Wellington Branch
Bring winter to the tropics using simple ingredients! Check in at children's services desk 30 minutes before activity. Ages 5-12. Limit 24. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
01/23
Bring winter to the tropics using simple ingredients! Check in at children's services desk 30 minutes before activity. Ages 5-12. Limit 24. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jan 2020

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/09

01/09

01/09

01/16

01/16

01/16

01/23

01/23

01/23

01/30

01/30

01/30
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Intelligent Investing With Value Line & Morningstar!

Lantana Road Branch
Value Line and Morningstar are online financial resources that guide you through the process of making intelligent investing decisions. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/23
Value Line and Morningstar are online financial resources that guide you through the process of making intelligent investing decisions. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Alfred Hitchcock Film Festival

West Boca Branch
A selection of Hitchcock's best suspense films. 
01/02"North by Northwest." ©Warner Bros. (136 min.)  Not rated. 

01/09"The 39 Steps." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (87 min.)  Not rated. 

01/16"Torn Curtain." ©Universal Pictures. (125 min.)  PG 

01/23"Rope." ©Universal Pictures. (80 min.)  PG 

01/30"The Birds." ©Universal Pictures. (120 min.)  PG-13 
A selection of Hitchcock's best suspense films. 
Jan 2020

Presidents & Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: George H.W. & Barbara Bush

Main Library
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Mon, Dec 16, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2020. (60 min.)
01/23http://registration.pbclibrary.org/programsignup/presidents2020/registration-MAIN-20200123-2pm.php
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Mon, Dec 16, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2020. (60 min.)
Jan 2020

Start the New Year With Meditation

Gardens Branch
Bring joy, peace, positivity and relaxation into your daily life and begin the New Year with a fresh start with John Bednarik, long time meditator. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/23
Bring joy, peace, positivity and relaxation into your daily life and begin the New Year with a fresh start with John Bednarik, long time meditator. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Movie Matinee

Royal Palm Beach Branch
"The Peanut Butter Falcon." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (97 min.) Preregister. PG-13
01/23
"The Peanut Butter Falcon." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (97 min.) Preregister. PG-13
Jan 2020

Survival of Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass)

West Boynton Branch
Erwin Ganz shares his true story as a young Jewish boy growing up in Nazi Germany and his survival of Kristallnacht before, during and after. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/23
Erwin Ganz shares his true story as a young Jewish boy growing up in Nazi Germany and his survival of Kristallnacht before, during and after. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/09

01/16

01/23

01/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
New Year and a new book and film discussion series! 
01/16"Where'd You Go, Bernadette," by Maria Semple. Book discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 

01/23"Where'd You Go, Bernadette." ©Annapurna Releasing. (110 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) Preregister. PG-13 
New Year and a new book and film discussion series! 
Jan 2020

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/09

01/16

01/23

01/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Painting Class

Tequesta Branch
Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/09

01/23
Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Tai Chi for Balance: Beginner

Jupiter Branch
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
01/07

01/09

01/14

01/16

01/21

01/23

01/28

01/30
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Tai Chi for Balance: Intermediate

Jupiter Branch
Referred to as “meditation in motion," tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
01/07

01/09

01/14

01/16

01/21

01/23

01/28

01/30
Referred to as “meditation in motion," tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Boogie Woogie Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/09I Have a Dream I!

01/16I Have a Dream II!

01/23Kindness Matters I.

01/30Kindness Matters II.
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Friendship Circle

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Meet other intellectually disabled young adults and work on skill-building projects in a supportive, encouraging environment. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 18-30. Limit 20. (75 min.) Preregister. 
01/23
Meet other intellectually disabled young adults and work on skill-building projects in a supportive, encouraging environment. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 18-30. Limit 20. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

DIY Pet Toys

Acreage Branch
Make pet toys to benefit the animals at PBC Animal Care and Control and for your own pet! Supplies provided. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) 
01/22
Make pet toys to benefit the animals at PBC Animal Care and Control and for your own pet! Supplies provided. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) 
Jan 2020

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Join other D&D enthusiasts as they assume the roles of characters journeying through a magical world. Books, dice and other materials will be available. Snacks provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/22
Join other D&D enthusiasts as they assume the roles of characters journeying through a magical world. Books, dice and other materials will be available. Snacks provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Get Ready to Vote

Main Library
Supervisor of Elections representatives will discuss important information for upcoming elections, as well as demonstrate new voting equipment. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/22
Supervisor of Elections representatives will discuss important information for upcoming elections, as well as demonstrate new voting equipment. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2020

Writers LIVE! Presents: Tim Dorsey

Gardens Branch
Bestselling author Tim Dorsey returns with his latest novel in the "Serge A. Storm" series, “Naked Came the Florida Man.” Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregister in-person, by phone or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2020 beginning Wed, Jan 08. (60 min.)
01/22
Bestselling author Tim Dorsey returns with his latest novel in the "Serge A. Storm" series, “Naked Came the Florida Man.” Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregister in-person, by phone or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2020 beginning Wed, Jan 08. (60 min.)
Jan 2020

Book Discussion: "A Game of Thrones," by George R.R. Martin 

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Winter is here! Discuss the iconic first book in George R.R. Martin's epic series, "A Song of Ice and Fire." Refreshments provided. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/22"A Game of Thrones," by George R.R. Martin. 
Winter is here! Discuss the iconic first book in George R.R. Martin's epic series, "A Song of Ice and Fire." Refreshments provided. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Tai Chi for Balance

Tai chi para el equilibrio

Jupiter Branch
Miércoles, 08 de enero, 
6:00 pm

Miércoles, 15 de enero, 
6:00 pm

Miércoles, 22 de enero, 
6:00 pm

Miércoles, 29 de enero, 
6:00 pm

Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Cupo limitado. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Cupo limitado. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Conocido como "meditación en movimiento", el tai chi puede mejorar la salud, la atención plena y el equilibrio para la prevención de caídas. Use zapatos planos y cerrados. Cupo limitado. (55 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
01/08
01/15
01/22
01/29
Jan 2020

New Year, New You: Type 2 Diabetes

Jupiter Branch
Healthy lifestyles to reduce Type 2 Diabetes risk. Diabetes screenings begin at 5:30 pm. Stay until 6:00 pm for a presentation by Jupiter Medical Center staff. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/22
Healthy lifestyles to reduce Type 2 Diabetes risk. Diabetes screenings begin at 5:30 pm. Stay until 6:00 pm for a presentation by Jupiter Medical Center staff. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/22
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Writers LIVE! Presents: Tim Dorsey

Jupiter Branch
Bestselling author Tim Dorsey returns with his latest novel in the "Serge A. Storm" series, “Naked Came the Florida Man.” Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregister in-person, by phone or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2020 beginning Wed, Jan 08. (60 min.)
01/22
Bestselling author Tim Dorsey returns with his latest novel in the "Serge A. Storm" series, “Naked Came the Florida Man.” Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregister in-person, by phone or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2020 beginning Wed, Jan 08. (60 min.)
Jan 2020

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Royal Palm Beach Branch
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 
Jan 2020

Milk & Cookies Club

Greenacres Branch
Join our cozy reading club! There’s no homework and nothing to read ahead of time. Listen to a story and make a craft while enjoying milk and cookies. Snacks provided. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/22
Join our cozy reading club! There’s no homework and nothing to read ahead of time. Listen to a story and make a craft while enjoying milk and cookies. Snacks provided. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 

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