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Activity Information
Feb 2019

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
02/01"Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (120 min.)  PG 

02/22"The BFG." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (117 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Feb 2019

Romantic Comedy Matinee

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Popcorn provided. 
02/01"Book Club." ©Paramount Pictures. (124 min.)  PG-13 

02/08"Crazy Rich Asians." ©Warner Bros. (120 min.)  PG-13 

02/15"Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again." ©Universal Pictures. (114 min.)  PG-13 

02/22"Everything, Everything." ©Warner Bros. (96 min.)  PG-13 
Popcorn provided. 
Feb 2019

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, Social Security card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials for free tax preparation. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
02/01

02/04

02/08

02/11

02/15

02/22

02/25
Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, Social Security card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials for free tax preparation. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Will Shortz, Puzzle Master, Knows a "Bisi" Yiddish

Lantana Road Branch
The Yiddish word for "puzzle" is "trefshpil." Join humorist and freelance writer Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe as she examines Yiddish words used in crosswords. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/22
The Yiddish word for "puzzle" is "trefshpil." Join humorist and freelance writer Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe as she examines Yiddish words used in crosswords. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tax help for low & moderate incomes; Priority for ages 60 & older. Bring current tax documents and 2017’s completed tax returns. First come, first served.  (3.5 hr.) 
02/01

02/05

02/08

02/12

02/15

02/19

02/22

02/26
Tax help for low & moderate incomes; Priority for ages 60 & older. Bring current tax documents and 2017’s completed tax returns. First come, first served.  (3.5 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 1-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
02/22
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 1-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Preschool Block Party

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
We’re bringing out LEGO® DUPLO® blocks, wooden blocks and Bristle Blocks® just for you! Ages 3-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
02/22
We’re bringing out LEGO® DUPLO® blocks, wooden blocks and Bristle Blocks® just for you! Ages 3-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Dementia & Alzheimers: How We Can Best Care for Our Loved Ones

Jupiter Branch
Learn about Alzheimer’s disease, related neurocognitive disorders, preventive strategies and discuss the ways these disorders change communication. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/22
Learn about Alzheimer’s disease, related neurocognitive disorders, preventive strategies and discuss the ways these disorders change communication. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book & Film Discussion: "Crazy Rich Asians," by Kevin Kwan: "Crazy Rich Asians," by Kevin Kwan 

Lantana Road Branch
"Crazy Rich Asians." ©Warner Bros. (120 min.) Film viewing and discussion. Read the book that inspired the movie and share your thoughts with the group. Copies available at the research services desk. Preregister. PG-13
02/22
"Crazy Rich Asians." ©Warner Bros. (120 min.) Film viewing and discussion. Read the book that inspired the movie and share your thoughts with the group. Copies available at the research services desk. Preregister. PG-13
Feb 2019

AARP Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes. Special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year’s returns. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
02/07

02/08

02/14

02/15

02/21

02/22

02/28
Individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes. Special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year’s returns. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants share and improve their craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
02/08

02/22
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants share and improve their craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Fake News Game Show

Wellington Branch
Think you can spot fake news? This trivia style competition hosted by the Society of Professional Journalists will put your skills to the test while sharing tips for spotting fake news and determining the credibility of media outlets. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Think you can spot fake news? This trivia style competition hosted by the Society of Professional Journalists will put your skills to the test while sharing tips for spotting fake news and determining the credibility of media outlets. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Books-To-Big-Screen

Acreage Branch
02/21"The Help," by Kathryn Stockett. Book chat. Refreshments provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 

02/23"The Help." ©Dreamworks Pictures. (146 min.) Film viewing. Popcorn provided. PG-13 Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Conversational Spanish

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/14

02/21

02/28
Practice speaking Spanish in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Advanced Email

Gardens Branch
Is your email inbox overflowing? Learn how to organize your email and be more productive. Based on the book "Getting Things Done," by David Allen. Preregister. 
02/13

02/21
Is your email inbox overflowing? Learn how to organize your email and be more productive. Based on the book "Getting Things Done," by David Allen. Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Pajama Story Time

Jupiter Branch
Our stories, songs, rhymes and activities will promote and encourage a love of literacy, learning and imagination. Ages 3-7. Space is limited. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/07

02/21
Our stories, songs, rhymes and activities will promote and encourage a love of literacy, learning and imagination. Ages 3-7. Space is limited. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

Young Adult Art Smash

Lantana Road Branch
Bring your current work-in-progress piece and materials, meet other young artists to discuss your work, offer constructive critiques or just create. Ages 18-35. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/21
Bring your current work-in-progress piece and materials, meet other young artists to discuss your work, offer constructive critiques or just create. Ages 18-35. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Tween/Teen Karaoke

West Boynton Branch
Sing songs from popular artists during an afternoon of karaoke. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Sing songs from popular artists during an afternoon of karaoke. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Invent Amazing: National Engineers Week

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Engineering challenges await you! We'll also have a short presentation from the local American Society of Engineers. Grades 1-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Engineering challenges await you! We'll also have a short presentation from the local American Society of Engineers. Grades 1-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

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. 
02/21
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 9-12. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Clay Your Way

Glades Road Branch
Unleash your inner creative genius and make an amazing creation to take home. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Unleash your inner creative genius and make an amazing creation to take home. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Reading Buddies

Belle Glade Branch
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.
02/07

02/21
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Feb 2019

Miss Carly's Crochet Class

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn the basics of crochet or show off your mad crochet skills and help out our newbies. Bring a size H, I, J or K hook and skein of worsted weight yarn. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/07

02/21
Learn the basics of crochet or show off your mad crochet skills and help out our newbies. Bring a size H, I, J or K hook and skein of worsted weight yarn. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Tween/Teen Karaoke

West Boynton Branch
Sing songs from popular artists during an afternoon of karaoke. Ages 9 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Sing songs from popular artists during an afternoon of karaoke. Ages 9 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Crazy for Cupcakes!

West Boca Branch
We’ll read stories about the tasty treats, play a game and make a cupcake themed craft. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
We’ll read stories about the tasty treats, play a game and make a cupcake themed craft. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

STEAM Club

Wellington Branch
Create, play and learn. We will be experimenting with slime. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
02/21
Create, play and learn. We will be experimenting with slime. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Feb 2019

Geography Club: The USA

Main Library
Our epic road trip across the United States begins today with an overview of our country. Come learn some cool facts about the USA and make a fun craft. Ages 6-8. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Our epic road trip across the United States begins today with an overview of our country. Come learn some cool facts about the USA and make a fun craft. Ages 6-8. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

PBS Documentary

Lantana Road Branch
"Jazz: The True Welcome, a Film by Ken Burns." ©PBS. (120 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
02/21
"Jazz: The True Welcome, a Film by Ken Burns." ©PBS. (120 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Feb 2019

Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories

Acreage Branch
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs and fun-filled audience participation Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs and fun-filled audience participation Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Gardens Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/07

02/14

02/21

02/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Wisdom Café

Jupiter Branch
Meet, converse and connect with others in facilitated discussions of universal topics such as gratitude, legacy, happiness, and what gives life meaning. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Meet, converse and connect with others in facilitated discussions of universal topics such as gratitude, legacy, happiness, and what gives life meaning. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book Discussion: "An American Marriage," by Tayari Jones 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book Discussion: "The Shadow of the Wind," by Carlos Ruiz Zafon 

Gardens Branch
Led by Donna Gruber Adair. Pick up your book at the information desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Led by Donna Gruber Adair. Pick up your book at the information desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Gene Hackman Film Festival

West Boca Branch
This actor has won two Academy Awards and been nominated for three others over a career that has spanned five decades.  
02/07"Get Shorty." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (105 min.) 

02/14"The Birdcage." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (117 min.) 

02/21"Mississippi Burning." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (125 min.) 

02/28"The Royal Tenenbaums." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (110 min.) 
This actor has won two Academy Awards and been nominated for three others over a career that has spanned five decades.  
Feb 2019

Brush, Ink & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Experiment with a new art form from China’s four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
02/21
Experiment with a new art form from China’s four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/07

02/14

02/21

02/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book Discussion: "If Beale Street Could Talk," by James Baldwin 

Greenacres Branch
(60 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
(60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
02/05

02/05

02/06

02/06

02/07

02/07

02/12

02/12

02/13

02/13

02/14

02/14

02/19

02/19

02/20

02/20

02/21

02/21

02/26

02/26

02/27

02/27

02/28

02/28
One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Feb 2019

Tai Chi for Balance

Jupiter Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion,” Tai Chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/07

02/14

02/21

02/28
Often referred to as “meditation in motion,” Tai Chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Introduction to Value Line Online Database

Lantana Road Branch
Introduction to Value Line database, which includes Value Line Investment Survey Online, Daily Options, Special Situations Service and electronic convertibles. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Introduction to Value Line database, which includes Value Line Investment Survey Online, Daily Options, Special Situations Service and electronic convertibles. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Asistencia individualizada

(Book-A-Librarian, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Jueves, 07 de febrero, 
10:00 am

Jueves, 21 de febrero, 
10:00 am

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae? ¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita! (30 min.) 
02/07

02/21
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae? ¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita! (30 min.) 
Feb 2019

Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories

Loula V. York Branch
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs and fun-filled audience participation Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/21
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs and fun-filled audience participation Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

The Junior League of the Palm Beaches: Eye & Ear Screenings

Gardens Branch
Free eye and ear screenings at an early age give children the ability to learn at their full capacity without hearing and vision issues impairing their success. Ages 3-5. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
02/21
Free eye and ear screenings at an early age give children the ability to learn at their full capacity without hearing and vision issues impairing their success. Ages 3-5. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Palm Beach Opera

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Become a part of the opera story! Palm Beach Opera provides a singalong storytelling experience for younger audiences.  Ages 2-6. (60 min.) 
02/21
Become a part of the opera story! Palm Beach Opera provides a singalong storytelling experience for younger audiences.  Ages 2-6. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Socrates Café

Gardens Branch
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/20
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Show off your knowledge of topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
02/20
Show off your knowledge of topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Understanding the Court Compliance Program

Main Library
Representatives from the PBC Clerk & Comptroller’s Office will explain the Court Compliance Program that helps defendants meet their court-ordered financial obligations. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/20
Representatives from the PBC Clerk & Comptroller’s Office will explain the Court Compliance Program that helps defendants meet their court-ordered financial obligations. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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