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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed Thu, Jul 04, for Independence Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 
Activity Information
Jul 2019

Life Skills for Success

West Boynton Branch
Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office reinforces positive concepts through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/01Goal Setting.

07/08Communication and Managing Emotions.

07/15Conflict Resolution.

07/22Community Involvement.
Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office reinforces positive concepts through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
07/22
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

LGBTQIA Book Discussion: "Rubyfruit Jungle," by Rita Mae Brown 

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/21
Copies available at the research services desk. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Handmade Crafternoon

Main Library
Craft away the afternoon with an array of make and take crafts for the whole family! All ages. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
07/13

07/21
Craft away the afternoon with an array of make and take crafts for the whole family! All ages. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2019

Book Arts

Acreage Branch
Learn the basics of book origami to transform your old books into works of art. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/21
Learn the basics of book origami to transform your old books into works of art. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Play Ping Pong!

Gardens Branch
Release your energy. Build your muscles, teamwork and table tennis skills. Beginners welcome. Ages 10 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/21
Release your energy. Build your muscles, teamwork and table tennis skills. Beginners welcome. Ages 10 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Sensory Friendly Browsing Hours

Lè vizit Bibliyotèk espesyal adapte a sansiblite sansoryèl Timoun ak Adolesan ki gen otis

Lantana Road Branch
Dimanch, 07 Jiyé, 
10:30 am

Dimanch, 21 Jiyé, 
10:30 am

Special library hours designed to provide a quieter and calmer environment for children and teens with special needs and their families. Laj  0-17. Plas yo limite. Ages 0-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. Anregistre alavans.
07/07

07/21
Special library hours designed to provide a quieter and calmer environment for children and teens with special needs and their families. Laj  0-17. Plas yo limite. Ages 0-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. Anregistre alavans.
Nouvo lè vizit Bibliyotèk espesyal nan yon anviwonman trankil epi apwopriye pou Timoun ak Adolesan ki gen bezwen espesyal ansanm ak fanmi yo. Laj  0-17. Plas yo limite. (90 min.) Anregistre alavans.
07/07
07/21
Jul 2019

Sensory Friendly Browsing Hours

Tiempo silencioso y amigable para la búsqueda de materiales

Lantana Road Branch
Domingo, 07 de julio, 
10:30 am

Domingo, 21 de julio, 
10:30 am

Special library hours designed to provide a quieter and calmer environment for children and teens with special needs and their families. Edades 0-17. Cupo limitado. Ages 0-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
07/07

07/21
Special library hours designed to provide a quieter and calmer environment for children and teens with special needs and their families. Edades 0-17. Cupo limitado. Ages 0-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Horas especiales de la biblioteca diseñadas para proveer un ambiente más tranquilo y sereno para niños y adolescentes con necesidades especiales y sus familias. Edades 0-17. Cupo limitado. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
07/07
07/21
Jul 2019

Moon Walk Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Children, teens and parents are invited to party like it's 1969! Refreshments provided. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/20
Children, teens and parents are invited to party like it's 1969! Refreshments provided. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Teen Totes

West Boca Branch
Get creative on a blank canvas tote bag. Decorate it with markers, pompoms, jewels and feathers to create a fun bag to carry your books. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/20
Get creative on a blank canvas tote bag. Decorate it with markers, pompoms, jewels and feathers to create a fun bag to carry your books. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

How Astronauts Live in Space

Lantana Road Branch
NASA Electrical Engineer Bill Heidtman shares how the astronauts eat, sleep and go to the bathroom in space. Includes a craft-making activity. Ages 5-12. Limit 70. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/20
NASA Electrical Engineer Bill Heidtman shares how the astronauts eat, sleep and go to the bathroom in space. Includes a craft-making activity. Ages 5-12. Limit 70. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Crafternoon

Belle Glade Branch
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/06

07/20
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
07/20
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
07/06

07/13

07/20
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
Jul 2019

Movie Matinee

Acreage Branch
"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (110 min.) Popcorn provided. PG
07/20
"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (110 min.) Popcorn provided. PG
Jul 2019

NOVA: First Man on the Moon

Greenacres Branch
"NOVA: First Man on the Moon." ©PBS. (53 min.)  This documentary presents an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the modest and unassuming Navy veteran who became the first to set foot on the moon. (60 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. Not rated.
07/20
"NOVA: First Man on the Moon." ©PBS. (53 min.)  This documentary presents an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the modest and unassuming Navy veteran who became the first to set foot on the moon. (60 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. Not rated.
Jul 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Tequesta Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/20
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

One Giant Step: Moon Landing

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing with games, activities and crafts. Enjoy watching the original news broadcast of man’s first steps on the moon. Ages 7-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/20
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing with games, activities and crafts. Enjoy watching the original news broadcast of man’s first steps on the moon. Ages 7-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Sensory Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/20
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Cartoons & Crayons

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Saturdays are busy with shopping, cleaning and catching up after the work week. You and your little one(s) need a break! Color while watching cartoons. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) 
07/20
Saturdays are busy with shopping, cleaning and catching up after the work week. You and your little one(s) need a break! Color while watching cartoons. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) 
Jul 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Greenacres Branch
Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/20
Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Books in Space With Magician Brent Gregory!

Wellington Branch
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/20
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Garden Talks

Acreage Branch
Discuss different spaces and sizes of gardens with Extension Agent Chris Miller, DPM. Share ideas, seeds and seedlings. No knowledge is required. Ages 15 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/20
Discuss different spaces and sizes of gardens with Extension Agent Chris Miller, DPM. Share ideas, seeds and seedlings. No knowledge is required. Ages 15 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. Limit 20. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
07/20
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. Limit 20. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
Jul 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. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/06

07/13

07/20

07/27
Learn the basics of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Little Rock & Rollers

Jupiter Branch
Develop your child's gross motor skills in this fun, educational and musical class. Please sign up for your choice of the two monthly sessions. Ages 3-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
07/13

07/20
Develop your child's gross motor skills in this fun, educational and musical class. Please sign up for your choice of the two monthly sessions. Ages 3-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 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. 
07/06

07/13

07/20

07/27
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
The Foundations of Western Civilizations. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. 
07/05"Western", "Civilization," and "Foundations". History Begins at Sumer. 

07/11Egypt - The Gift of the Nile. The Hebrews - Small States and Big Ideas. 

07/12A Succession of Empires. Wide-Ruling Agamemnon. 

07/19Dark Age and Archaic Greece. The Greek Polis - Sparta. 

07/25The Greek Polis - Athens. Civic Culture - Architecture and Drama. 
The Foundations of Western Civilizations. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. 
Jul 2019

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
07/19
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Afternoon Crafts

West Boca Branch
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
07/19
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
Jul 2019

Afternoon Movie

Greenacres Branch
"Fly Me to the Moon." ©Summit Entertainment. (90 min.) Preregister. G
07/19
"Fly Me to the Moon." ©Summit Entertainment. (90 min.) Preregister. G
Jul 2019

Outspoken: Spoken Word for Teens

Main Library
Flose Boursiquot, a spoken word artist, will empower you to discover your own voice in this engaging class! Ages 13-18. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/19
Flose Boursiquot, a spoken word artist, will empower you to discover your own voice in this engaging class! Ages 13-18. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Fire Truck to the Rescue

Glades Road Branch
Elyse Weintraub-Brown from PBC Fire Rescue will teach about fire safety. Get an up-close look at the big, red fire engine (if available). Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/19
Elyse Weintraub-Brown from PBC Fire Rescue will teach about fire safety. Get an up-close look at the big, red fire engine (if available). Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Disasters: Financial Preparation & Recovery

Jupiter Branch
How to financially prepare for and recover from disasters. Part of the FDIC Money Smart for Adults program. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/19
How to financially prepare for and recover from disasters. Part of the FDIC Money Smart for Adults program. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Blast Off Into Space: A Visit From NASA

Belle Glade Branch
A real NASA scientist will discuss our diverse solar system in this interactive activity. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/19
A real NASA scientist will discuss our diverse solar system in this interactive activity. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

3,2,1, Blast Off!

West Boynton Branch
Calling all rocket scientists! Research, review and refine your knowledge of what it takes to blast off into space. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/19
Calling all rocket scientists! Research, review and refine your knowledge of what it takes to blast off into space. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Harry Potter Movie Marathon

Lantana Road Branch
Watch-a-little-mora, join us Fridays this summer as we watch the students of Hogwarts face-off with He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. Limit 75. Preregister. 
07/05"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire." ©Warner Bros. (157 min.)  PG-13 

07/12"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix." ©Warner Bros. (138 min.)  PG-13 

07/19"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." ©Warner Bros. (153 min.)  PG-13 

07/26"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1." ©Warner Bros. (146 min.)  PG-13 
Watch-a-little-mora, join us Fridays this summer as we watch the students of Hogwarts face-off with He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. Limit 75. Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Immunization Facts

Royal Palm Beach Branch
The Florida Department of Health PBC Immunization will discuss school required vaccines and vaccines across the lifespan. For adults and parents of school-aged children. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/19
The Florida Department of Health PBC Immunization will discuss school required vaccines and vaccines across the lifespan. For adults and parents of school-aged children. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Hang the Stars With Vincent van Gogh

Acreage Branch
Celebrate the artist Vincent van Gogh by learning about his life and making a vibrant tissue collage inspired by his work. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
07/19
Celebrate the artist Vincent van Gogh by learning about his life and making a vibrant tissue collage inspired by his work. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
Jul 2019

Stay-n-Play for Onesies

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses as they play and explore with you. Ages 12-24 mos. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
07/05

07/19
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses as they play and explore with you. Ages 12-24 mos. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Watercolor Galaxies

West Boynton Branch
Unleash your creativity to create a galactic scene using markers and water. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/19
Unleash your creativity to create a galactic scene using markers and water. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Joel Lerner's Magic

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Be astounded! Be amazed! Be sure to come see one of our favorite magicians put on a great interactive show. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/19
Be astounded! Be amazed! Be sure to come see one of our favorite magicians put on a great interactive show. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Beginner's Belly Dancing Class

Acreage Branch
Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/11

07/18
Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jun 2019

Belly Dancing Class

Acreage Branch
Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/13

06/20

06/27

07/11

07/18
Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/18

07/25
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Tertulia literaria: "La templanza" de María Dueñas

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Temperance," by María Dueñas)

West Boca Branch
Jueves, 18 de julio, 
5:00 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) 
07/18
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) 
Jul 2019

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.) 
07/18
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.) 
Jul 2019

Galaxies in a Jar

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn all about nebulae and create one to take home. Ages 9-17. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/18
Learn all about nebulae and create one to take home. Ages 9-17. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Books in Space With Magician Brent Gregory!

Jupiter Branch
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/18
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Constellation Creations

West Boca Branch
Listen to stories about the starry sky and build edible constellations using marshmallows and pretzels. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/18
Listen to stories about the starry sky and build edible constellations using marshmallows and pretzels. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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