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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

Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Every week color your own fun activity and/or choose from a variety of coloring pages. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/03Bookmarks.

07/10Keychains.

07/17Fish.

07/24Bugs.
Every week color your own fun activity and/or choose from a variety of coloring pages. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
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. (2 hr.) 
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

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.) 
07/03

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. (90 min.) 
Jul 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.
07/09

07/10

07/16

07/17

07/23

07/24
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.
Jul 2019

Moonlight Storywalk

Acreage Branch
Enjoy a pleasant outdoor stroll under a full moon while you discover the stories of "Night Animals," by Gianna Marino and "Marsh Music," by Marianne Berkes. All ages. (60 min.) 
07/16
Enjoy a pleasant outdoor stroll under a full moon while you discover the stories of "Night Animals," by Gianna Marino and "Marsh Music," by Marianne Berkes. All ages. (60 min.) 
Jul 2019

A Deliberate Yet Impossible World: How Astronomers Discovered Pluto

Royal Palm Beach Branch
How an astronomer's efforts to rescue his reputation resulted in discovering a new kind of world, once thought to have an impossible combination of properties. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
How an astronomer's efforts to rescue his reputation resulted in discovering a new kind of world, once thought to have an impossible combination of properties. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Pajama Story Time in Outer Space

Greenacres Branch
Join us on a journey of spacetastic proportions! Wear your best pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed buddy along for the ride. Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Join us on a journey of spacetastic proportions! Wear your best pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed buddy along for the ride. Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Tertulia literaria: "Como si no existieras” de Susana Corcuera

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "As If You Did Not Exist," by Susana Corcuera)

West Boynton Branch
Martes, 16 de julio, 
6:30 pm

Las copias estan disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos. (90 min.) 
07/16
Las copias estan disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Tenemos refrescos. (90 min.) 
Jul 2019

Tie-Dye Bonanza!

Glades Road Branch
Summer means tie-dye, and we’ve got you covered! Dye provided; just bring a white bag or T-shirt to dye! Dress for a mess. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Summer means tie-dye, and we’ve got you covered! Dye provided; just bring a white bag or T-shirt to dye! Dress for a mess. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Are You Board? Game On!

Jupiter Branch
Gather your friends or make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint with old favorites. Introducing a new game each night, others available to play. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/16Machi Koro: Complete your landmarks and build your city faster than your rivals.

07/30Dixit: Tell a good story, but not too well, to gain the most points on your turn.
Gather your friends or make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint with old favorites. Introducing a new game each night, others available to play. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Fortnite & Super Smash Bros.

Belle Glade Branch
It's game night! Refreshments provided. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/16

07/30
It's game night! Refreshments provided. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Coding With Tech Toys: Snap Circuits® Arcade

West Boca Branch
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Grades 6-12. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Grades 6-12. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Crafternoon: Sun Catchers

West Boynton Branch
Create an out-of-this-world masterpiece to add a bit of sparkle to your room or locker. It's sure to be a universal hit. Ages 9-17. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Create an out-of-this-world masterpiece to add a bit of sparkle to your room or locker. It's sure to be a universal hit. Ages 9-17. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Movie Magic

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
"Guardians of the Galaxy." ©Marvel. (121 min.) Snacks provided. Ages 13-17. Preregister. PG-13
07/16
"Guardians of the Galaxy." ©Marvel. (121 min.) Snacks provided. Ages 13-17. Preregister. PG-13
Jul 2019

Coding With Tech Toys: Snap Circuits® Arcade

West Boca Branch
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Grades 3-6. Limit 20. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
07/16
Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Grades 3-6. Limit 20. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Jul 2019

Books in Space With Magician Brent Gregory!

Acreage Branch
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Campin' BINGO

Wellington Branch
Create a board and see if summer luck is on your side. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
07/16
Create a board and see if summer luck is on your side. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jul 2019

Shipwreck on a Tarp

Glades Road Branch
Discover the basics of underwater archaeology with fun hands-on activities. Presented by the Florida Public Archaeology Network. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Discover the basics of underwater archaeology with fun hands-on activities. Presented by the Florida Public Archaeology Network. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Talking With Your Doctor

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn how to take an interactive role in your health care and become an official partner of your health care team. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Learn how to take an interactive role in your health care and become an official partner of your health care team. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Tween Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Chess is awesome and fun! Players are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Bring a friend. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/02

07/16
Chess is awesome and fun! Players are invited to test their skills against other players. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. Bring a friend. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

PBS Documentary

Lantana Road Branch
"The National Parks: America's Best Idea. A Film by Ken Burns." ©PBS.  Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
07/02"Episode One: The Scripture of Nature." (120 min.) 

07/16"Episode Two: The Last Refuge." (131 min.) 
"The National Parks: America's Best Idea. A Film by Ken Burns." ©PBS.  Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Jul 2019

Solar Artwork

Jupiter Branch
Create unique works of art using the 19th-century photographic technique that produces intense blueprints developed by the sun. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Create unique works of art using the 19th-century photographic technique that produces intense blueprints developed by the sun. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 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

Snack & Fire Safety Chat With Fire Rescue of PBC

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Eat a healthy snack and learn how to stay safe in a fire with Fire Rescue of PBC. Ages 0-18. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Eat a healthy snack and learn how to stay safe in a fire with Fire Rescue of PBC. Ages 0-18. (45 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

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computers, mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/09

07/16

07/23

07/30
Personalized attention in areas of computers, mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

NASA Global Launch: Stomp Rockets

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
It's a launch party! The fun starts with a NASA launch then build a stomp rocket and test it outside. Materials provided by the 4-H Club. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
It's a launch party! The fun starts with a NASA launch then build a stomp rocket and test it outside. Materials provided by the 4-H Club. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 02 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 09 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 16 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 23 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 30 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
07/02

07/09

07/16

07/23

07/30
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. 
07/02
07/09
07/16
07/23
07/30
Jul 2019

Crafternoon: Sun Catchers

West Boynton Branch
Create an out-of-this-world masterpiece to add a bit of sparkle to your home or office. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Create an out-of-this-world masterpiece to add a bit of sparkle to your home or office. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Adult Coloring: Connect-the-Dots: American Landmarks

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Capture the beauty and the history of our nation's greatest landmarks. Connect the dots and bring their majesty to life. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Capture the beauty and the history of our nation's greatest landmarks. Connect the dots and bring their majesty to life. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Crafternoon: Smash Book DIY

West Boca Branch
Use recycled materials, book rings, and colorful paper to make your journal or give away! Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/16
Use recycled materials, book rings, and colorful paper to make your journal or give away! Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Moon Landing Party

Main Library
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing by learning about the moon in this engaging activity that is fun for the whole family. Snacks provided. All ages. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
07/16
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing by learning about the moon in this engaging activity that is fun for the whole family. Snacks provided. All ages. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2019

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/02

07/16
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 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

Immunization Facts

Main Library
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. 
07/15
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

Scrapbooking

Greenacres Branch
Organize your photos and record your memories by using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/15
Organize your photos and record your memories by using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Dancerize your way with the Cotton Eye Jo, Cowboy Hustle and other line dances to keep movin' and groovin'. For beginners and experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/02

07/15
Dancerize your way with the Cotton Eye Jo, Cowboy Hustle and other line dances to keep movin' and groovin'. For beginners and experienced line dancers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Our Marvelous Moon

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Professor Marc Wiskoff from the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches will talk about the moon and its wonders. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/15
Professor Marc Wiskoff from the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches will talk about the moon and its wonders. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Apollo 11's Historic Moon Landing

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
View a special NASA webcast featuring a guided recreation of Apollo 11's journey.  Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/15
View a special NASA webcast featuring a guided recreation of Apollo 11's journey.  Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Celebrating Apollo 11's Historic Moon Landing

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
View a special NASA webcast featuring a guided recreation of Apollo 11's journey.  Snacks provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/15
View a special NASA webcast featuring a guided recreation of Apollo 11's journey.  Snacks provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Celebrate NASA's 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11's Historic Moon Landing

Jupiter Branch
The American Museum of Natural History presents a live webcast of a guided recreation of Apollo 11's journey. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/15
The American Museum of Natural History presents a live webcast of a guided recreation of Apollo 11's journey. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Keep Calm & Color: Galaxy Quest

Gardens Branch
Climb aboard your rocket ship and color the galaxy! Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/15
Climb aboard your rocket ship and color the galaxy! Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Tell Your Moon Landing Story: An Oral History Podcast

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Where were you on July 16, 1969? Tell your story and learn about podcasting for our Apollo 11 Oral History Podcast. (60 min.) 
07/15
Where were you on July 16, 1969? Tell your story and learn about podcasting for our Apollo 11 Oral History Podcast. (60 min.) 
Jul 2019

Read & Paint

Belle Glade Branch
Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/01Grades K-2.

07/01Grades 3-5.

07/08Grades K-2.

07/08Grades 3-5.

07/15Grades K-2.

07/15Grades 3-5.

07/22Grades K-2.

07/22Grades 3-5.
Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Children's Line Dancing

West Boca Branch
Let’s move and groove while having fun learning how to do the Electric Slide, Cha Cha Slide and the Cupid Shuffle. Wear comfortable clothing. Grades 3-8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/15
Let’s move and groove while having fun learning how to do the Electric Slide, Cha Cha Slide and the Cupid Shuffle. Wear comfortable clothing. Grades 3-8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Coding With Tech Toys: Sphero

West Boynton Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades 6-12. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/15
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades 6-12. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister. 

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