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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

Book Discussion: "The Night Tiger," by Yangsze Choo 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/18

07/24
Copies of the book are available at the member services desk. (60 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. 
Jul 2019

Movies Rock With Rock Art!

Acreage Branch
"Moana." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (113 min.) Decorate rocks and watch a movie. Popcorn provided. All ages. PG
07/18
"Moana." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (113 min.) Decorate rocks and watch a movie. Popcorn provided. All ages. PG
Jul 2019

Thursday Movie Matinee: Galactic Encounters

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Popcorn provided. Preregister. 
07/11"Close Encounters of the Third Kind." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (137 min.)  PG 

07/18"Contact." ©Warner Bros. (153 min.)  PG 

07/25"Arrival." ©Paramount Pictures. (116 min.)  PG-13 
Popcorn provided. Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Immunization Facts

Lantana Road 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. 
07/18
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

Putting Practice

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Join other "golfers" to practice your putting skills. Easy and fun! Bring you own putter or use one of ours. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/18
Join other "golfers" to practice your putting skills. Easy and fun! Bring you own putter or use one of ours. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Reading Buddies is designed to give kids K-5 extra reading practice in a one on one setting with a Teen Buddy! Grades K-5. First come, first served. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/02

07/09

07/11

07/16

07/18

07/23

07/25
Reading Buddies is designed to give kids K-5 extra reading practice in a one on one setting with a Teen Buddy! Grades K-5. First come, first served. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/18
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Brush, Ink & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Experiment with an art form from China’s four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/18
Experiment with an art form from China’s four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Musical Film Festival

West Boca Branch
A selection of musical favorites. 
07/11"1776." ©Columbia Pictures. (141 min.) 

07/18"Funny Face." ©Paramount Pictures. (103 min.)  Not rated. 

07/25"Mary Poppins." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (140 min.) 
A selection of musical favorites. 
Jul 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/11

07/18

07/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
07/18"Room," by Emma Donoghue. Book discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 

07/25"Room." ©A24 Films. (113 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2.25 hr.) 
Jul 2019

Online Learning: Driving-Tests.org

Belle Glade Branch
Ace the FL DMV permit test! Practice for the knowledge exam with test simulator mode and more. Refreshments provided. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/18
Ace the FL DMV permit test! Practice for the knowledge exam with test simulator mode and more. Refreshments provided. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 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. 
07/02

07/09

07/11

07/16

07/18

07/23

07/25

07/30
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. 
Jul 2019

Get Ready for Kindergarten

Acreage Branch
Practice school readiness as you learn and play with other kindergartners preparing for the first day of big kid school. Ages 4-6. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
07/11

07/18

07/25
Practice school readiness as you learn and play with other kindergartners preparing for the first day of big kid school. Ages 4-6. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
Jul 2019

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/11

07/18

07/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

How Can You Help Your Child's Development?

Evalyasyon devlopman gratis pou timoun!

Lantana Road Branch
Jedi, 18 Jiyé, 
11:30 am

Learn how to track your child’s developmental milestones. Free resources available for families. Free developmental screenings available. Laj  0-5. Ages 0-5. (90 min.) Preregister. Anregistre alavans.
07/18
Learn how to track your child’s developmental milestones. Free resources available for families. Free developmental screenings available. Laj  0-5. Ages 0-5. (90 min.) Preregister. Anregistre alavans.
Vini aprann kijan ou ka ede pitit ou devlope an sante. W ap resevwa enfomasyon ak evalyasyon gratis pou ede ak devlopman pitit ou. Nou sevi timoun. Laj  0-5. (90 min.) Anregistre alavans.
07/18
Jul 2019

How Can You Help Your Child's Development?

¿Cómo puede usted ayudar el desarrollo de su hijo?

Lantana Road Branch
Jueves, 18 de julio, 
11:30 am

Learn how to track your child’s developmental milestones. Free resources available for families. Free developmental screenings available. Edades 0-5. Ages 0-5. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
07/18
Learn how to track your child’s developmental milestones. Free resources available for families. Free developmental screenings available. Edades 0-5. Ages 0-5. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Aprenda cómo seguir el trayecto de hitos de desarrollo de su hijo. Recursos gratuitos disponibles para las familias. Evaluación de desarrollo gratuita disponible. Edades 0-5. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
07/18
Jul 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computers and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/11

07/11

07/18

07/18

07/25

07/25
Personalized attention in areas of computers and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Stories and creative activities for children. Grades K-5. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/02Once Upon a Star! I.

07/02Once Upon a Star! I.

07/09Once Upon a Star! II.

07/09Once Upon a Star! II.

07/16One Giant Leap! I.

07/16One Giant Leap! I.

07/18One Giant Leap! I.

07/23One Giant Leap! II.

07/23One Giant Leap! II.

07/25One Giant Leap! II.
Stories and creative activities for children. Grades K-5. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 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. 
07/11

07/18

07/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Tertulia literaria: "Nos prometieron la gloria" de Mario Escobar

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "They Promised Us the Glory," by Mario Escobar)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Miércoles, 17 de julio, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
07/17
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Jul 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. 
07/17
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. 
Jul 2019

Immunization Facts

Belle Glade 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. 
07/17
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

Get Gaming

Acreage Branch
Game with friends and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) 
07/03

07/10

07/17
Game with friends and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) 
Jul 2019

Family Fun Night: Loony Lunar Fun

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
National Moon Day is right around the corner so let's have some looney fun with stories and activities for the whole family. Use Oreos to show moon phases. Refreshments provided. Ages 2-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
National Moon Day is right around the corner so let's have some looney fun with stories and activities for the whole family. Use Oreos to show moon phases. Refreshments provided. Ages 2-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Parent Power Hours!

Loula V. York Branch
Parents of children who will be entering grades K-1 are invited for discussions with reading coaches. Activities for children are offered simultaneously. Refreshments provided. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Call BRIDGES at Pahokee at 561-924-9224 to preregister. 
07/10

07/17
Parents of children who will be entering grades K-1 are invited for discussions with reading coaches. Activities for children are offered simultaneously. Refreshments provided. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Call BRIDGES at Pahokee at 561-924-9224 to preregister. 
Jul 2019

Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
"John Carter." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (132 min.) Refreshments provided. PG-13
07/17
"John Carter." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (132 min.) Refreshments provided. PG-13
Jul 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. Snacks provided. (3.5 hr.) 
07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. Snacks provided. (3.5 hr.) 
Jul 2019

Coding With Tech Toys: Circuits Snap Circuits®

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Book Swap & Chat

Greenacres Branch
Looking for a new read? Bring a gently used book to swap and meet some new friends. Trade in the book you don’t want for one you do! Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Looking for a new read? Bring a gently used book to swap and meet some new friends. Trade in the book you don’t want for one you do! Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) 
Jul 2019

Kids Can Dance

Tequesta Branch
Learn some fun dance moves with Ms. Sarah Boratko from Dance 365 with various techniques from creative movement, jazz and much more. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. Preregister. 
07/17
Learn some fun dance moves with Ms. Sarah Boratko from Dance 365 with various techniques from creative movement, jazz and much more. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Palm Beach Opera

Glades 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. 
07/17
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. 
Jul 2019

Anything Goes

Lantana Road Branch
Something different each week. Games, crafts and fun activities. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24
Something different each week. Games, crafts and fun activities. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Candy Constellations

Gardens Branch
Create yummy constellations. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Create yummy constellations. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Make & Take: Alien Slime

Belle Glade Branch
Create, play and learn. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/17

07/17
Create, play and learn. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

STEAM Club

Wellington Branch
Use your science, design and engineering skills to make space landing crafts. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
07/17
Use your science, design and engineering skills to make space landing crafts. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Jul 2019

Medicare 101

Wellington Branch
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) gives an overview of all Medicare options. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) gives an overview of all Medicare options. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Kids Create: Art Class

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Demonstrate your creativity in a casual art class, using mixed media in your artwork. Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Demonstrate your creativity in a casual art class, using mixed media in your artwork. Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Welcome to Ilvermorny: Defense Against the Dark Arts

Main Library
Learn how to defend yourselves from the Dark Forces. Dress comfortably. Guest instructor: Master Ken from Master Ken Karate. Ages 11-18. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Learn how to defend yourselves from the Dark Forces. Dress comfortably. Guest instructor: Master Ken from Master Ken Karate. Ages 11-18. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

NOVA: First Man on the Moon

Lantana Road 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.
07/17
"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

The Scoop on Ice Cream

Jupiter Branch
Beat the summer heat with this cool summer treat! Learn all about the ice cream industry and "sprinkle" some fun on your ice cream snack! Snacks provided. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Beat the summer heat with this cool summer treat! Learn all about the ice cream industry and "sprinkle" some fun on your ice cream snack! Snacks provided. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Children work with teens to improve reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk beginning Thu, May 23. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24
Children work with teens to improve reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk beginning Thu, May 23. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
Jul 2019

A Universe of Games!

Acreage Branch
Have a blast indoors with new and giant board games, card games and more! Snacks provided. Ages 5 & up. (2 hr.) 
07/17
Have a blast indoors with new and giant board games, card games and more! Snacks provided. Ages 5 & up. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2019

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Main Library
Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Crochet Collective

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners bring an H hook and light colored worsted yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/17
Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners bring an H hook and light colored worsted yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 

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