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Activity Information
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

Wigglecise

Greenacres Branch
We will wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm, and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
We will wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm, and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Make an Accordion Book

Jupiter Branch
Make a booklet from a single sheet of drawing paper using the computer and MS Word in this two-part class. Plan and arrange content in first class. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/13Part I

02/15Part II
Make a booklet from a single sheet of drawing paper using the computer and MS Word in this two-part class. Plan and arrange content in first class. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Toddler Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Start with stories and songs; then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister. 
02/15
Start with stories and songs; then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

AARP Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes. Special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year’s returns. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
02/07

02/08

02/14

02/15

02/21

02/22

02/28
Individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes. Special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year’s returns. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories

Royal Palm Beach 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

Conversational Spanish

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/14

02/21

02/28
Practice speaking Spanish in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Get Gaming

Acreage Branch
Game with friends on the PS4 and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
02/14
Game with friends on the PS4 and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Valentine Cootie Catcher

Gardens Branch
Make a fun cootie catcher to help you decide on your valentine. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/14
Make a fun cootie catcher to help you decide on your valentine. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Teens: Love Letters

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Share the love on Valentine’s Day by writing letters to those in need. Through "More Love Letters," we can write, decorate and send uplifting messages. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/14
Share the love on Valentine’s Day by writing letters to those in need. Through "More Love Letters," we can write, decorate and send uplifting messages. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/14

02/28
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

I Love You, You Love Me

Jupiter Branch
XOXO, hugs and kisses! Celebrate this day of love with your little one through stories, songs and crafts. Ages 2-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/14
XOXO, hugs and kisses! Celebrate this day of love with your little one through stories, songs and crafts. Ages 2-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Make & Take Valentine's Day Crafts

West Boca Branch
Listen to a story about Valentine’s Day and spread some cheer by making heart shaped Valentine crafts. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
02/14
Listen to a story about Valentine’s Day and spread some cheer by making heart shaped Valentine crafts. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Happy Valentine's Day!

Acreage Branch
Celebrate Valentine's Day with fun stories, a craft and decorate a sweet treat. Ages 5-9. (60 min.) 
02/14
Celebrate Valentine's Day with fun stories, a craft and decorate a sweet treat. Ages 5-9. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Valentine's Party

Wellington Branch
Games, music and crafts. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
02/14
Games, music and crafts. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Library Lovers' Treat

Belle Glade Branch
Make a chocolate fudge mug cake and share what your library means to you. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/14
Make a chocolate fudge mug cake and share what your library means to you. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Gardens Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/07

02/14

02/21

02/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book Discussion: "Library Book," by Susan Orlean 

West Boynton Branch
(60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
02/14
(60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
Feb 2019

Jason Colannino in Concert

Glades Road Branch
Singer and guitarist performs selections from an impressive repertoire of folk, pop and rock songs. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/14
Singer and guitarist performs selections from an impressive repertoire of folk, pop and rock songs. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  
02/14
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  
Feb 2019

PBS Documentary

Lantana Road Branch
"Zora's Roots: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston." ©Eagle Productions. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
02/14
"Zora's Roots: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston." ©Eagle Productions. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Feb 2019

Gene Hackman Film Festival

West Boca Branch
This actor has won two Academy Awards and been nominated for three others over a career that has spanned five decades.  
02/07"Get Shorty." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (105 min.) 

02/14"The Birdcage." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (117 min.) 

02/21"Mississippi Burning." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (125 min.) 

02/28"The Royal Tenenbaums." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (110 min.) 
This actor has won two Academy Awards and been nominated for three others over a career that has spanned five decades.  
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/07

02/14

02/21

02/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
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

Valentine’s Day Celebration

West Boynton Branch
Bring a little love and enjoy fun Valentine games and activities. Make a special craft to give to your family or friends. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/14
Bring a little love and enjoy fun Valentine games and activities. Make a special craft to give to your family or friends. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 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. 
02/07

02/14

02/21

02/28
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. 
Feb 2019

Boogie Woogie Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Children and their parents are invited for music and movement, a simple story and craft! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/07Celebrate Love & Friendship I.

02/14Celebrate Love & Friendship II.

02/28Kindness Matters II.
Children and their parents are invited for music and movement, a simple story and craft! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Birding 101

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Green Cay naturalist Jessica Andreasen will teach you how to identify birds and give a birding tour outside the library. Binoculars will be available. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/14
Green Cay naturalist Jessica Andreasen will teach you how to identify birds and give a birding tour outside the library. Binoculars will be available. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 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. 
02/14
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. 
Feb 2019

Backyard Pests or Butterfly Gardnening

Gardens Branch
Members choose the topic to discuss with Master Gardner Brian Forchheimer. Q&A session to follow. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/13
Members choose the topic to discuss with Master Gardner Brian Forchheimer. Q&A session to follow. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Book Discussion: "Dreams From My Father," by Barack Obama 

Wellington Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/13
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

So You Want to Be a Vlogger: Getting Started

Wellington Branch
Becoming a popular video star is a difficult task. This activity provides information on platforms, topics and things you need to know before you start filming. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
02/13
Becoming a popular video star is a difficult task. This activity provides information on platforms, topics and things you need to know before you start filming. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Feb 2019

Upcycled Paper Flowers

Glades Road Branch
Recycle old books into beautiful works of art. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/13
Recycle old books into beautiful works of art. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Share the Love: Valentine's Day Eve Extravaganza!

Loula V. York Branch
Children, teens and families are invited to make special cards and gifts for their valentines! Refreshments provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/13
Children, teens and families are invited to make special cards and gifts for their valentines! Refreshments provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/13
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Black History Trivia

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Are you a know-it-all? Come test your skills with a rousing game of trivia. All ages. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) 
02/13
Are you a know-it-all? Come test your skills with a rousing game of trivia. All ages. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) 
Feb 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. 
02/13
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. 
Feb 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.) 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
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.) 
Feb 2019

U.S. Presidents Trivia

Belle Glade Branch
Play individually or as a team.  Refreshments provided. Ages 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/13
Play individually or as a team.  Refreshments provided. Ages 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Make & Take Valentine's Day Cards

Greenacres Branch
Stop in and make a card for your friend, parent, teacher or secret crush. All supplies provided. All ages. (45 min.) 
02/13
Stop in and make a card for your friend, parent, teacher or secret crush. All supplies provided. All ages. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

Happy Valentine's Day

Glades Road Branch
Fill your heart with fun stories, songs, a craft and a film. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/13
Fill your heart with fun stories, songs, a craft and a film. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Heart-to-Heart Valentine

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Enjoy fun Valentine’s Day stories and decorate a yummy treat. Snacks provided. Ages 4-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/13
Enjoy fun Valentine’s Day stories and decorate a yummy treat. Snacks provided. Ages 4-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Valentine's Scratch Art Cards

Lantana Road Branch
Scratch and reveal or make a card for the one you secretly admire. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/13
Scratch and reveal or make a card for the one you secretly admire. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

STEAM Club

Tequesta Branch
DNA Discovery. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/06Double Helix.

02/13Strawberry Extraction.
DNA Discovery. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 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.) 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Weave It!

Wellington Branch
Choose a shape and learn how to weave it. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/13
Choose a shape and learn how to weave it. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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