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Activity Information
Feb 2019

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 05 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 12 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 19 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 26 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/05
02/12
02/19
02/26
Feb 2019

Writers LIVE! Presents: Jane Heller

Wellington Branch
Jane Heller started her career promoting many best-selling authors before becoming a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author. She is also an in-demand speaker on caregiving and has written two nonfiction books. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Feb 01, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
02/19
Jane Heller started her career promoting many best-selling authors before becoming a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author. She is also an in-demand speaker on caregiving and has written two nonfiction books. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Feb 01, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
Feb 2019

Coming of Age in Aging America

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
"Coming of Age in Aging America." ©Vital Pictures Inc. (60 min.)  What will it mean for us all to grow up, live, and age in a society where a third of the population is over age 65? This documentary film explores the demanding reality of this permanent transformational phenomenon. Presented in partnership with the AARP. (90 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
02/19
"Coming of Age in Aging America." ©Vital Pictures Inc. (60 min.)  What will it mean for us all to grow up, live, and age in a society where a third of the population is over age 65? This documentary film explores the demanding reality of this permanent transformational phenomenon. Presented in partnership with the AARP. (90 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
Feb 2019

A History of African-American Literature

Glades Road Branch
Dr. Sika Dagbovie-Mullins, Department of English professor at Florida Atlantic University, presents a brief history of African-American literature and provides recommendations. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/19
Dr. Sika Dagbovie-Mullins, Department of English professor at Florida Atlantic University, presents a brief history of African-American literature and provides recommendations. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Free E-books

Acreage Branch
Learn about our e-book services, including our new cloudLibrary app. Bring your device, username and password, and your library card number. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/19
Learn about our e-book services, including our new cloudLibrary app. Bring your device, username and password, and your library card number. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
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

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

Kiddie Stay & Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/12

02/19

02/26
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Zumbini: Dance & Play Together!

Acreage Branch
Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes. Groove to world music in an upbeat environment for your little one and you. Ages 0-3. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
02/09

02/19
Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes. Groove to world music in an upbeat environment for your little one and you. Ages 0-3. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

D.I.T. Mixed Media Collage

Lantana Road Branch
Do It Together! Come socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/19
Do It Together! Come socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Chess Buffs

Gardens Branch
Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/17
Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Lantana Road Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
02/17
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Musical Concert

Wellington Branch
Vikash Sharma, celebrated local singer and musician of Guyanese descent, will perform classical Indian music. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Vikash Sharma, celebrated local singer and musician of Guyanese descent, will perform classical Indian music. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Black History Month Book Discussion: "The Hate U Give," by Angie Thomas

Lantana Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Routes to Roots

Glades Road Branch
Get started on your family tree with familysearch.org. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Get started on your family tree with familysearch.org. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (45 min.) 
02/02

02/16
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
"Black Panther." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (135 min.) In recognition of Black History Month. Preregister. PG-13
02/16
"Black Panther." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (135 min.) In recognition of Black History Month. Preregister. PG-13
Feb 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.) Preregister. 
02/16
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/02

02/16
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
02/09 (2.5 hr.) 

02/16 (2.5 hr.) 

02/23 (2.5 hr.) 
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
Feb 2019

Stitching Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/02

02/16
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with different types of needlework! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Tequesta Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

It's Your Move!: Chess Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn how to play this strategic game with members of the Royal Palm Beach Community High School Chess Club. All materials provided. Ages 8-17. Limit 16. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Learn how to play this strategic game with members of the Royal Palm Beach Community High School Chess Club. All materials provided. Ages 8-17. Limit 16. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book Discussion: "Becoming," by Michelle Obama 

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Led by Dr. Esther Berry. Refreshments provided. (2 hr.) 
02/16
Led by Dr. Esther Berry. Refreshments provided. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Unicorn Story Time

Acreage Branch
Travel to the land of make-believe with dazzling unicorns in this special story time. Hear stories, songs and create a magical, mystical creature craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
02/16
Travel to the land of make-believe with dazzling unicorns in this special story time. Hear stories, songs and create a magical, mystical creature craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

STEM: Coding Basics

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Ages 10-14. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Ages 10-14. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Presidential Fun

Tequesta Branch
Celebrate Presidents Day, pretend to be one of our historic presidents, try cherry tree painting, participate in a mock election and more. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Celebrate Presidents Day, pretend to be one of our historic presidents, try cherry tree painting, participate in a mock election and more. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Super Saturday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Children and their parents are invited for stories and creative activities! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/02Inspire Your Heart With Art!

02/09Celebrate Love & Friendship I.

02/16Celebrate Love & Friendship II.

02/23Kindness Matters I.
Children and their parents are invited for stories and creative activities! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

STEM for Little Ones: Building & Fixing

Main Library
Come join in on the fun as we introduce STEM concepts to your little one! Ages 3-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Come join in on the fun as we introduce STEM concepts to your little one! Ages 3-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Sensory Story Time: Penguins

Glades Road Branch
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Books & Kids! Bilingual Story Time

¡Libros y niños! Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sábado, 16 de febrero, 
10:30 am

Listen to stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie, Señora Tania and Señorita Vanessa! Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/16
Listen to stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie, Señora Tania and Señorita Vanessa! Edades 2-5. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Acompáñanos y disfrute de cuentos, canciones y rimas en inglés y español con nuestras amigas Señora Leslie, Señora Tania y la Señorita Vanessa. Edades 2-5. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/16
Feb 2019

Miniatures by Pamela O'Brien

Acreage Branch
Miniaturist and blogger Pamela O'Brien will speak about the world of miniatures and present the winners of our Miniature Library Contest. Ages 15 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/16
Miniaturist and blogger Pamela O'Brien will speak about the world of miniatures and present the winners of our Miniature Library Contest. Ages 15 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/02

02/09

02/23

02/16
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Sign up to read to a furry friend. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/09

02/12

02/16
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Sign up to read to a furry friend. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi is experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/02

02/09

02/23

02/16
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Tai chi is experience required.  Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Hail to the Chief

Glades Road Branch
It’s President George Washington’s birthday! Enjoy stories, games, a craft and a film. Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
It’s President George Washington’s birthday! Enjoy stories, games, a craft and a film. Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Belle Glade Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/15
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

Pokémon Club

Acreage Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
02/15
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) 
Feb 2019

In Concert: Robert Ross

Lantana Road Branch
Robert Ross, the award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, jazz, rock, soul and New Orleans gumbo. (75 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
Robert Ross, the award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, jazz, rock, soul and New Orleans gumbo. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories

Wellington 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. 
02/15
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

Okeeheelee Nature Center Presents Invertebrates!

Main Library
Learn about the largest group of the animal kingdom in this hands-on learning event! (60 min.) 
02/15
Learn about the largest group of the animal kingdom in this hands-on learning event! (60 min.) 
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

Book Discussion: "Caleb's Crossing," by Geraldine Brooks

Tequesta Branch
Led by Dona Gruber Adair. Copies are available at the member services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
Led by Dona Gruber Adair. Copies are available at the member services desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
02/15
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Inventor-noon!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Celebrate Black History with inventors like Garret Morgan and Madam C.J. Walker. Learn about different inventions and make peanut butter like George Washington Carver! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
Celebrate Black History with inventors like Garret Morgan and Madam C.J. Walker. Learn about different inventions and make peanut butter like George Washington Carver! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 

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