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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed Mon, Sep 02, for Labor Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 
Activity Information
Sep 2019

Movie Matinee

Acreage Branch
"Captain Marvel." ©Marvel. (124 min.) Popcorn provided. PG-13
09/21
"Captain Marvel." ©Marvel. (124 min.) Popcorn provided. PG-13
Sep 2019

Why We Love Our Library

Jupiter Branch
See what you’ve been missin’ at your library, from streaming services to birding backpacks, crafts and more. Closing of the library's time capsule until 2029. Snacks provided. (2 hr.) 
09/21
See what you’ve been missin’ at your library, from streaming services to birding backpacks, crafts and more. Closing of the library's time capsule until 2029. Snacks provided. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2019

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
"Green Book." ©Universal Pictures. (130 min.) Celebrating National Piano Month. Preregister. PG-13
09/21
"Green Book." ©Universal Pictures. (130 min.) Celebrating National Piano Month. Preregister. PG-13
Sep 2019

NASA: Astronaut Training

Main Library

Do you have what it takes to become an astronaut? NASA Electrical Engineer Bill Heidtman shares how astronauts eat, sleep and even use the bathroom in space! Ages 5-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/21
Do you have what it takes to become an astronaut? NASA Electrical Engineer Bill Heidtman shares how astronauts eat, sleep and even use the bathroom in space! Ages 5-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Family Movie & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
"Coco." ©Disney Pixar. (109 min.) Refreshments provided. Preregister. PG
09/21
"Coco." ©Disney Pixar. (109 min.) Refreshments provided. Preregister. PG
Sep 2019

Super Saturday Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/07Happy School Year I!

09/14Happy School Year II!

09/21It's Party Time I!

09/28It's Party Time II!
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Gardening for Butterflies With Native Plants

Acreage Branch
Learn how to attract butterflies in your garden with native plants. Get a voucher for two free, three-gallon native plants at the end of class. One voucher per household. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/21
Learn how to attract butterflies in your garden with native plants. Get a voucher for two free, three-gallon native plants at the end of class. One voucher per household. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

SCORE: Everything You Need to Know About Getting a Business Loan

Gardens Branch
Zero in on the right lending choices and avoid scams. Learn how to ask for a loan, prepare for the lender and find out what lenders are looking for. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/21
Zero in on the right lending choices and avoid scams. Learn how to ask for a loan, prepare for the lender and find out what lenders are looking for. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Maltz Theater Presents "Drama Dragon"

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
A dramatic reading of the book "Drama Dragon," accompanied by a costumed actor and explore feelings and how we act on them. Free copy of book will be given to attendees. Grades K-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/21
A dramatic reading of the book "Drama Dragon," accompanied by a costumed actor and explore feelings and how we act on them. Free copy of book will be given to attendees. Grades K-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Greenacres Branch
Just for teens: Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/21
Just for teens: Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn the basics of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/07

09/14

09/21

09/28
Learn the basics of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Sensory Friendly Browsing Hour & Story Time

Glades Road Branch
A special hour designed to provide a quieter environment for children and teens with special needs and their families. Story Time will start at 10:00 am. Ages 0-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/21
A special hour designed to provide a quieter environment for children and teens with special needs and their families. Story Time will start at 10:00 am. Ages 0-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/07

09/14

09/21

09/28
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

September Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Make lots of beautiful crafts to welcome the season. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/20
Make lots of beautiful crafts to welcome the season. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Cornucopia of Fun

West Boynton Branch
"Fall" into the library for an artistic roundup of autumn crafts gathered from story time leftovers. Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/20
"Fall" into the library for an artistic roundup of autumn crafts gathered from story time leftovers. Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Tween Tech Time: Sphero

Main Library
Learn how to use our newest robot at the library - the Sphero! Ages 8-12. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/20
Learn how to use our newest robot at the library - the Sphero! Ages 8-12. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
09/20
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Crafty Critters

Jupiter Branch
Have a whale of a good time, learn a new skill and use a sewing machine while making a soft critter. All materials provided. Ages 13-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/20
Have a whale of a good time, learn a new skill and use a sewing machine while making a soft critter. All materials provided. Ages 13-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Make a fun craft and friends at this family event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
09/20
Make a fun craft and friends at this family event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
Sep 2019

Reading Remedies

Jupiter Branch
In a reading slump? Unsure what to read next? We have the perfect remedy! Join Valerie and her readers’ advisory experts to learn what's good ... or not so good. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/20
In a reading slump? Unsure what to read next? We have the perfect remedy! Join Valerie and her readers’ advisory experts to learn what's good ... or not so good. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
09/06"Kung Fu Panda 3." ©Universal Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 

09/13"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 

09/20"The Croods." ©Universal Pictures. (98 min.)  PG 

09/27"ParaNorman." ©Focus Features. (87 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Sep 2019

SHINE: Medicare Basic Presentation

Lantana Road Branch
SHINE provides elders and their caregivers with information and unbiased health insurance counseling. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/20
SHINE provides elders and their caregivers with information and unbiased health insurance counseling. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
The Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
09/06Barbarian Kingdoms in the West. The World of Charlemagne. The Carolingian Renaissance. The Expansion of Europe. 

09/13The Chivalrous Society. Medieval Political Traditions, I. Medieval Political Traditions, II. Scholastic Culture. 

09/20Vernacular Culture. The Crisis of Renaissance Europe. The Renaissance Problem. The Renaissance portraits. 

09/27The Northern Renaissance. The Protestant Reformation - Martin Luther. The Protestant Reformation - John Calvin. 
The Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Sep 2019

Book Discussion: "Maybe You Should Talk to Someone," by Lori Gottlieb 

Glades Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/20
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Tiny Tot Art: Art for Toddlers

Greenacres Branch
Join us for a special art class designed specifically for little hands. Dress to get messy! Ages 18-36. (30 min.) Preregister. 
09/20
Join us for a special art class designed specifically for little hands. Dress to get messy! Ages 18-36. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Preschool Pirates

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Ahoy, mateys! Join us on our story time ship with tales, music, a craft and lots o' laughter that will have all the pirates shouting, "Aaarrrgghhh!" Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/20
Ahoy, mateys! Join us on our story time ship with tales, music, a craft and lots o' laughter that will have all the pirates shouting, "Aaarrrgghhh!" Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Full STEAM Ahead: Hurricanes

West Boynton Branch
Don’t get blown away! Hurricanes are here at the library. Explore the science and history of these fierce storms. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/20

09/18
Don’t get blown away! Hurricanes are here at the library. Explore the science and history of these fierce storms. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

National Welcoming Week: The Florida Refugee Experience

Main Library
Discuss the book, "A Dream Called Home,” by Reyna Grande. Panelists include immigrants and local refugees who will share their experiences. Co-sponsored by the Florida Department of Children and Families, Refugee Services and Project Transition, PBC School District. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.)  Preregister. 
09/19
Discuss the book, "A Dream Called Home,” by Reyna Grande. Panelists include immigrants and local refugees who will share their experiences. Co-sponsored by the Florida Department of Children and Families, Refugee Services and Project Transition, PBC School District. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.)  Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Truman Capote: The Making & Breaking of a Celebrity

Wellington Branch
Learn more about the author of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "In Cold Blood" in this lecture presented by Palm Beach State College professor Dr. Matt Klauza. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/19
Learn more about the author of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "In Cold Blood" in this lecture presented by Palm Beach State College professor Dr. Matt Klauza. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Story Time

Hora de cuentos en el mes de La Herencia Hispana

Jupiter Branch
Jueves, 19 de septiembre, 
6:00 pm

Join staff from the Library and El Sol as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with stories, songs and more! Edades 2-6. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
09/19
Join staff from the Library and El Sol as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with stories, songs and more! Edades 2-6. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Unase al personal de la biblioteca y El Sol para celebrar el mes de La Herencia Hispana con cuentos, canciones y mucho más! Edades 2-6. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/19
Sep 2019

Digital Skills to Work From Home

Jupiter Branch
Join Rajeeyah Madinah, e-commerce instructor, as she shares the skills needed to use digital resources to work from home or run an online business. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/19
Join Rajeeyah Madinah, e-commerce instructor, as she shares the skills needed to use digital resources to work from home or run an online business. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Children's Line Dancing

West Boca Branch
Let’s move and groove while having fun learning how to do the Electric Slide, Cha Cha Slide and the Cupid Shuffle. Wear comfortable clothing. Grades 3-8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/19
Let’s move and groove while having fun learning how to do the Electric Slide, Cha Cha Slide and the Cupid Shuffle. Wear comfortable clothing. Grades 3-8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

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. 
09/19
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. 
Sep 2019

Palm Beach Opera

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Become a part of the opera story! The Palm Beach Opera provides a singalong storytelling experience for younger audiences. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/19
Become a part of the opera story! The Palm Beach Opera provides a singalong storytelling experience for younger audiences. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Talk Like a Pirate Day With Salty Sue

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Arrrr Matey! Salty Sue is a silly pirate who brings music, magic, original tales of the sea and pirate lore from Florida history. The treasure is in the books! Ages 3-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/19
Arrrr Matey! Salty Sue is a silly pirate who brings music, magic, original tales of the sea and pirate lore from Florida history. The treasure is in the books! Ages 3-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Ahoy, Me Hearties

Royal Palm Beach Branch
It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day! Learn pirate lingo, wave your flag, find buried treasure and make a pirate craft with Diva Deborah, our library pirate. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/19
It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day! Learn pirate lingo, wave your flag, find buried treasure and make a pirate craft with Diva Deborah, our library pirate. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Coding With Tech Toys: Bee-Bots®

Glades Road Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 5-9. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/19
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 5-9. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Kids Anime Club

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. Snacks provided. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/19
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. Snacks provided. Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Alzheimer's & Memory Disorders

Jupiter Branch
Dr. Ron Davis from the Department of Neuroscience at Scripps Research will speak on current knowledge of neurodegenerative disorders and drug discover efforts. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/19
Dr. Ron Davis from the Department of Neuroscience at Scripps Research will speak on current knowledge of neurodegenerative disorders and drug discover efforts. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Slavery by Another Name

Gardens Branch
"Slavery by Another Name." ©PBS. (90 min.)  This documentary film challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions - the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation - by telling the harrowing story of how in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force. (90 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
09/19
"Slavery by Another Name." ©PBS. (90 min.)  This documentary film challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions - the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation - by telling the harrowing story of how in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force. (90 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
Sep 2019

Tween Advisory Club

Wellington Branch
Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you like. Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
09/19

09/26
Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you like. Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
Sep 2019

Brush, Ink & Chinese Painting

West Boynton Branch
Experiment with an art form from China's four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Surprise yourself with a creative mind. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/19
Experiment with an art form from China's four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Surprise yourself with a creative mind. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Book Discussion: "Warlight," by Michael Ondaatje 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/19

09/25
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Glades Road Branch
Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/19
Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

In Concert: Robert Ross

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Robert Ross, a South Florida award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, folk, jazz and rock. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/19
Robert Ross, a South Florida award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, folk, jazz and rock. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Adventure Awaits Film Festival

West Boca Branch
A sampling of exciting adventure movies. 
09/05"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (143 min.)  PG-13 

09/12"Back to the Future." ©Universal Pictures. (116 min.)  PG 

09/19"The Count of Monte Cristo." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (131 min.)  PG-13 

09/26"Everest." ©Universal Pictures. (121 min.)  Not rated. 
A sampling of exciting adventure movies. 
Sep 2019

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
September is World Alzheimer's Month. 
09/19"Still Alice," by Lisa Genova. Book discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 

09/26"Still Alice." ©Sony Pictures Classics. (101 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) Preregister. PG-13 
September is World Alzheimer's Month. 
Sep 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/05

09/12

09/19

09/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

The Digital Afterlife: Planning for Death in the Internet Age

Main Library
What happens to email, digital photos, financial accounts and social media accounts after your death? Learn how to plan and manage your digital afterlife. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/19
What happens to email, digital photos, financial accounts and social media accounts after your death? Learn how to plan and manage your digital afterlife. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Tai Chi for Balance: Beginner

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. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
09/03

09/05

09/10

09/12

09/17

09/19

09/24

09/26
Often referred to as “meditation in motion” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 

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