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Activity Information
Apr 2019

Creating Wildlife Gardens

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Creating a bird and butterfly habitat is fun and easy. From a window box to a large garden, learn from Master Gardener CJ McCartney what to plant where. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/18
Creating a bird and butterfly habitat is fun and easy. From a window box to a large garden, learn from Master Gardener CJ McCartney what to plant where. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Money Smart Survivor Game

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Try to outsmart your friends in this survival game, where the Game of Life meets Monopoly. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) 
04/18
Try to outsmart your friends in this survival game, where the Game of Life meets Monopoly. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) 
Apr 2019

Book Discussion: "A Gentleman in Moscow," by Amor Towles 

Gardens Branch
Led by Donna Gruber Adair. Pick up your book at the information desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/18
Led by Donna Gruber Adair. Pick up your book at the information desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Preregister. 
04/18"The Children Act," by Ian McEwan. Book discussion. (60 min.) 

04/25"The Children Act." ©A24 Films. (105 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) 
Preregister. 
Apr 2019

English Exchange

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

04/11

04/18

04/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 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. 
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04/30
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. 
Apr 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (30 min.) Preregister. 
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04/25
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (30 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Libratory STEAM

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/18
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Introduction to LexisNexis Library Express Online Database

Lantana Road Branch
Getting access to federal and state court cases; statutes, codes and regulations; company information; news from newspapers, magazines, journals and broadcast transcripts. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/18
Getting access to federal and state court cases; statutes, codes and regulations; company information; news from newspapers, magazines, journals and broadcast transcripts. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
04/04

04/18
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Apr 2019

Boogie Woogie Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Children and their parents are invited for music, movement and simple crafts! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/04Sea Creatures II.

04/11For the Love of Poetry I!

04/18For the Love of Poetry II!

04/25Love Your Mother (Earth) I.
Children and their parents are invited for music, movement and simple crafts! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Friendship Circle

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Meet other intellectually-disabled young adults and work on skill-building projects in a supportive, encouraging environment. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 18-24. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/18
Meet other intellectually-disabled young adults and work on skill-building projects in a supportive, encouraging environment. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 18-24. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
04/03

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04/24

04/24

04/25
One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Apr 2019

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Apr 2019

Horse Sense: Native Plants for Equestrian Properties

Wellington Branch
Discover just how native plants benefit you, your horses and the environment; identify some horse-toxic plants and more! Vouchers for two free native plants. (90 min.) 
04/17
Discover just how native plants benefit you, your horses and the environment; identify some horse-toxic plants and more! Vouchers for two free native plants. (90 min.) 
Apr 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. 
04/17
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. 
Apr 2019

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
04/17
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Apr 2019

Where in the World Is Ms. Ellen?

Loula V. York Branch
Join us as we take an imaginary trip to one of the most romantic places on earth, a destination celebrated by poets and lovers of art! Refreshments provided. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/17
Join us as we take an imaginary trip to one of the most romantic places on earth, a destination celebrated by poets and lovers of art! Refreshments provided. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Come and join other coloring enthusiasts for an hour of relaxation and fun. Materials provided or bring your own. (60 min.) 
04/17
Come and join other coloring enthusiasts for an hour of relaxation and fun. Materials provided or bring your own. (60 min.) 
Apr 2019

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/17
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Spring Egg-Stravaganza!

Greenacres Branch
Join us for spring-themed activities and crafts including a basket for your spring time treats. Don’t miss all the egg-citement! Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/17
Join us for spring-themed activities and crafts including a basket for your spring time treats. Don’t miss all the egg-citement! Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 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 for all or part of the time. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in for all or part of the time. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 
Apr 2019

Mindful Art

Lantana Road Branch
Introduce your child to ways they can practice being mindful and explore self-expression through art. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/11

04/17
Introduce your child to ways they can practice being mindful and explore self-expression through art. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Apr 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. 
04/17
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. 
Apr 2019

STEAM: Chapter by Chapter

Tequesta Branch
Each week we will read and discuss excerpts from "Garbage Island," by Fred Koehler followed by a STEAM activity inspired by the characters' exploits. Ages 7-12. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/10

04/17

04/24
Each week we will read and discuss excerpts from "Garbage Island," by Fred Koehler followed by a STEAM activity inspired by the characters' exploits. Ages 7-12. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Easter Basket

Belle Glade Branch
Fun crafts followed by egg hunt. Materials provided. All ages. (45 min.) 
04/17
Fun crafts followed by egg hunt. Materials provided. All ages. (45 min.) 
Apr 2019

What Is Alzheimer's & How to Deal With It

Main Library
Learn about definitions and how to handle this disease (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/17
Learn about definitions and how to handle this disease (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Too Good: Decision Making

Gardens Branch
Dr. Susan Klarich will present session two of the “Too Good” series. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/17
Dr. Susan Klarich will present session two of the “Too Good” series. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Earth Day Crafting

Wellington Branch
Celebrate Earth Day by painting our planet and making a promise to keep it safe! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
04/17
Celebrate Earth Day by painting our planet and making a promise to keep it safe! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Apr 2019

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

PBC Bar Association Presents Small Claims

West Boca Branch
Learn to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. Find out about pre-trial, trial and collection proceedings. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. (60 min.)  Preregister. 
04/17
Learn to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. Find out about pre-trial, trial and collection proceedings. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. (60 min.)  Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Main Library
Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/17
Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Writers LIVE! Presents: Hank Phillippi Ryan

Glades Road Branch
On-air investigative reporter for Boston’s NBC affiliate and best-selling author of 10 mysteries, Hank Phillippi Ryan, will discuss her newest book, the acclaimed psychological suspense thriller “Trust Me,” which aims to answer, “Who can you trust when you can’t trust yourself." Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Fri, Apr 05, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019.
04/17
On-air investigative reporter for Boston’s NBC affiliate and best-selling author of 10 mysteries, Hank Phillippi Ryan, will discuss her newest book, the acclaimed psychological suspense thriller “Trust Me,” which aims to answer, “Who can you trust when you can’t trust yourself." Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Fri, Apr 05, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019.
Apr 2019

The Crop Circle: Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Organize your photos and record your memories using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
04/17
Organize your photos and record your memories using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Apr 2019

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Gardens Branch
Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
04/03From Greek Religion to Socratic Philosophy. Plato and Aristotle. The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander. The Hellenistic World. 

04/10Jesus and the New Testament. The Emergence of a Christian Church. Late Antiquity - Crisis and Response. Barbarians and Emperors. 

04/17The Emergence of the Catholic Church. Christian Culture in Late Antiquity. Muhammad and Islam. The Birth of Byzantium. 

04/24Barbarian Kingdoms in the West. The World of Charlemagne. The Carolingian Renaissance. The Expansion of Europe. 
Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Apr 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. 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Apr 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. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Apr 2019

Baby Doll Play

Lantana Road Branch
Bathe, dress, feed and care for our baby dolls. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/17
Bathe, dress, feed and care for our baby dolls. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Introduction to cloudLibrary App

Lantana Road Branch
App for reading e-books or listening to e-audiobooks through smartphones, tablets and computers. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/17
App for reading e-books or listening to e-audiobooks through smartphones, tablets and computers. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
04/03

04/17
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Apr 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. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
04/02

04/03

04/09

04/10

04/16

04/17

04/23

04/24

04/30
Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

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