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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

Our Eyes See

Glades Road Branch
Stories and activities all about our eyes. Voluntary vision screenings will be provided by the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind starting at 11:00 am. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/19
Stories and activities all about our eyes. Voluntary vision screenings will be provided by the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind starting at 11:00 am. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Tai Chi for Balance: Intermediate

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. 
Sep 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.
09/05

09/05

09/05

09/12

09/12

09/12

09/19

09/19

09/26

09/26

09/26
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Sep 2019

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. 
09/05Happy School Year I!

09/12Happy School Year II!

09/19It's Party Time I!

09/26Party Time II!
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
09/05

09/12

09/19

09/26
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
Sep 2019

Digital Preservation: Scanning Photos

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Bring up to 100 loose photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. First come, first served. 
09/17 (60 min.) 

09/18 (60 min.) 

09/19 (2 hr.) 

09/24 (60 min.) 

09/26 (2 hr.) 
Bring up to 100 loose photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. First come, first served. 
Sep 2019

Tertulia literaria: "La isla de los amores infinitos" de Daína Chaviano

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Island of Eternal Love," by Daína Chaviano)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Miércoles, 18 de septiembre, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/18
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Sep 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. 
09/18
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. 
Sep 2019

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
09/18

09/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2019

PBC Bar Association Presents Estate Planning

Main Library
Learn about strategies, as well as current laws governing Florida wills, trusts and probate. Sponsored by the PBC Bar Association. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/10

09/18
Learn about strategies, as well as current laws governing Florida wills, trusts and probate. Sponsored by the PBC Bar Association. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Air Garden Terrariums

Wellington Branch
Decorate a small round terrarium, perfect for an air plant or mini fairy scene. Materials provided or bring your own. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/18
Decorate a small round terrarium, perfect for an air plant or mini fairy scene. Materials provided or bring your own. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Marvel Superheroes Adventure Game

Wellington Branch
Like Dungeons & Dragons? Can't wait for the next Marvel movie? Come play as a famous hero or create one. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
09/18
Like Dungeons & Dragons? Can't wait for the next Marvel movie? Come play as a famous hero or create one. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2019

Résumé Workshop

Glades Road Branch
Write your résumé to help you land your first job. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/18
Write your résumé to help you land your first job. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Pajama Story Time: Crazy for Chickens

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Put on your cozy pajamas and come on down for stories, songs and rhymes. We'll finish by making a craft that you can take home. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
09/18
Put on your cozy pajamas and come on down for stories, songs and rhymes. We'll finish by making a craft that you can take home. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Celebrate Colombia

¡Celebremos a Colombia!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Miércoles, 18 de septiembre, 
6:00 pm

Musical group DobleKlave will offer a repertoire that includes vallenatos, cumbia and salsa in celebration of the beautiful Colombian culture. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
09/18
Musical group DobleKlave will offer a repertoire that includes vallenatos, cumbia and salsa in celebration of the beautiful Colombian culture. Todas las edades. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
El grupo musical DobleKlave los deleitará con un repertorio que incluye vallenatos, cumbia y salsa, en celebración de la cultura colombiana. Todas las edades. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/18
Sep 2019

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Jupiter Branch
Have an idea for a library activity or art display? Need community service? Make a difference in your library by joining TAB! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/18
Have an idea for a library activity or art display? Need community service? Make a difference in your library by joining TAB! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Teen Tech Time: Ozobot®

Belle Glade Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/18
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

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. (3.5 hr.) 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. (3.5 hr.) 
Sep 2019

After School Fun!

Main Library
It's time for some FUN after school! Play games, make crafts, and dance in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
It's time for some FUN after school! Play games, make crafts, and dance in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

STEAM Club: Ozobot®

Tequesta Branch
Programming fun with miniature robots. Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/18
Programming fun with miniature robots. Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 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

Sweater Weather Chill-Out Lounge

Wellington Branch
Relax after school, hang out with a friend, read a book, chit-chat and connect. Grades 3-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
09/18
Relax after school, hang out with a friend, read a book, chit-chat and connect. Grades 3-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Sep 2019

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/04

09/11

09/18
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Brush, Ink & Chinese Calligraphy

Acreage Branch
Experiment with a new 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. 
09/18
Experiment with a new 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

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Greenacres Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! First come, first served. (90 min.) 
09/18
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Sep 2019

Stitchin’ in the Stacks: Hispanic Heritage Month

Taller de manualidades: Bordados

Main Library
Miércoles, 18 de septiembre, 
2:00 pm

Create Latin American embroidery patterns. Cross stitch supplies provided. Basic knowledge of needlecraft required. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
09/18
Create Latin American embroidery patterns. Cross stitch supplies provided. Basic knowledge of needlecraft required. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Crea bordados hechos con patrones típicos de Latinoamérica. Se proveerán materiales. Se requiere tener destrezas básicas. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/18
Sep 2019

The Power of Poetry

West Boca Branch
Read and listen to world poetry and discuss the emotive power of words. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/18
Read and listen to world poetry and discuss the emotive power of words. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Three Short Plays & a Talkback

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Enjoy a live performance of three humorous plays about everyday encounters followed by a post-performance discussion with the Script-in-Hand Players. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/18
Enjoy a live performance of three humorous plays about everyday encounters followed by a post-performance discussion with the Script-in-Hand Players. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

English Exchange

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
09/18

09/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2019

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.) 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
Sep 2019

English Exchange

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) 
Sep 2019

Book-A-Librarian

West Boynton Branch
Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. Space is limited. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
09/04

09/10

09/11

09/17

09/18

09/24
Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. Space is limited. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Sep 2019

Gentle Yoga

Jupiter Branch
Increase flexibility and strength in pursuit of a quiet mind through this ancient practice of well-being. Wear comfortable exercise attire and bring your mat. Space is limited. (70 min.) Preregister. 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
Increase flexibility and strength in pursuit of a quiet mind through this ancient practice of well-being. Wear comfortable exercise attire and bring your mat. Space is limited. (70 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Tertulia literaria: "Los ias del arcoiris” de Antonio Skarmeta

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Days of the Rainbow," by Antonio Skarmeta)

West Boynton Branch
Martes, 17 de septiembre, 
6:30 pm

Las copias estan disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos. (90 min.) 
09/17
Las copias estan disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos. (90 min.) 
Sep 2019

Strange Trivia & More Stranger Things

Tequesta Branch
Are you a "Stranger Things" superfan? Join the trivia challenge, make some"Thing" and dress as a favorite character for a costume contest (optional). Snacks provided. Ages 10 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/17
Are you a "Stranger Things" superfan? Join the trivia challenge, make some"Thing" and dress as a favorite character for a costume contest (optional). Snacks provided. Ages 10 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Get Gaming

Acreage Branch
Game with friends and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
09/17
Game with friends and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2019

Debate Club!: iPhone vs. Android

Glades Road Branch
Defend your arguments on the merits of your favorite smartphone. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/17
Defend your arguments on the merits of your favorite smartphone. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Whole Health Intergenerational Nutrition Education (WHINE)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Join in the fun with the Whole Health Family Scavenger Hunt! Explore how eating healthy and staying active can prevent diseases and other unhealthy conditions. Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/17
Join in the fun with the Whole Health Family Scavenger Hunt! Explore how eating healthy and staying active can prevent diseases and other unhealthy conditions. Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/03

09/10

09/17

09/24
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours. Must have 3.0 GPA or greater. Grades 6-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/03

09/10

09/17

09/24
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours. Must have 3.0 GPA or greater. Grades 6-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Drop-In Coloring Club: Back to School

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. (45 min.) 
09/17
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. (45 min.) 
Sep 2019

Mindful Art

Lantana Road Branch
Introduce your child to ways they can practice being mindful and explore self-expression through art. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/17
Introduce your child to ways they can practice being mindful and explore self-expression through art. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Acreage Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/03

09/10

09/17

09/24
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Intelligent Investing With Value Line & Morningstar!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Value Line and Morningstar are online financial resources that guide you through the process of making intelligent investing decisions. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/17
Value Line and Morningstar are online financial resources that guide you through the process of making intelligent investing decisions. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Marble Run

Wellington Branch
Engineer the best way from A to B with found materials. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
09/17
Engineer the best way from A to B with found materials. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Sep 2019

Credit Reports & Scores

Jupiter Branch
Learn how to understand, access and improve your credit report and score. Part of the FDIC Money Smart for Adults program. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/17
Learn how to understand, access and improve your credit report and score. Part of the FDIC Money Smart for Adults program. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Painting Program: Exploring Watercolor

West Boca Branch
Explore one of the most beautiful and versatile mediums in art and create your own original watercolor masterpiece. All materials provided. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/17
Explore one of the most beautiful and versatile mediums in art and create your own original watercolor masterpiece. All materials provided. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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