Activity Information
Jan 2020

Belly Dancing Class

Lantana Road Branch
Learn how to belly dance with instructor Dawn Rhys, who teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/16

01/30
Learn how to belly dance with instructor Dawn Rhys, who teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Teen Crafternoon

Royal Palm Beach Branch
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. make special crafts that will be donated to local nonprofit organizations. Popcorn provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. make special crafts that will be donated to local nonprofit organizations. Popcorn provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/09

01/16

01/23

01/30
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Boys & Girls Can Do Anything!

Glades Road Branch
This special storytime features kids who redefined gender roles to show that they can do anything. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
This special storytime features kids who redefined gender roles to show that they can do anything. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Lil' Braniacs

Lantana Road Branch
Children will practice the alphabet, numbers and spacial awareness with hands-on learning through music, art, dramatic play and stories. Eight session series. Ages 3-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/14

01/16

01/21

01/23

01/28

01/30
Children will practice the alphabet, numbers and spacial awareness with hands-on learning through music, art, dramatic play and stories. Eight session series. Ages 3-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Scratch & Sparkle Glitter Board

West Boca Branch
Scratch your own unique designs into the black holographic board to reveal sparkling glitter colors beneath. Ages 5-11. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
01/16
Scratch your own unique designs into the black holographic board to reveal sparkling glitter colors beneath. Ages 5-11. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jan 2020

Go Around the Globe: Australia

Jupiter Branch
Join our journey around the world to learn about our planet's places, people, and animals. We will tell tales, make music and create cultural crafts. Refreshments provided. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
Join our journey around the world to learn about our planet's places, people, and animals. We will tell tales, make music and create cultural crafts. Refreshments provided. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/09

01/09

01/09

01/16

01/16

01/16

01/23

01/23

01/23

01/30

01/30

01/30
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Dragon Day

Wellington Branch
Appreciate a dragon by making a mask. Ages 5-12. Limit 24. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
01/16
Appreciate a dragon by making a mask. Ages 5-12. Limit 24. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jan 2020

Alfred Hitchcock Film Festival

West Boca Branch
A selection of Hitchcock's best suspense films. 
01/02"North by Northwest." ©Warner Bros. (136 min.)  Not rated. 

01/09"The 39 Steps." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (87 min.)  Not rated. 

01/16"Torn Curtain." ©Universal Pictures. (125 min.)  PG 

01/23"Rope." ©Universal Pictures. (80 min.)  PG 

01/30"The Birds." ©Universal Pictures. (120 min.)  PG-13 
A selection of Hitchcock's best suspense films. 
Jan 2020

Thursday Movie Matinee

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
"Viva Las Vegas." ©Warner Bros. (85 min.) Popcorn provided. Not rated.
01/16
"Viva Las Vegas." ©Warner Bros. (85 min.) Popcorn provided. Not rated.
Jan 2020

Book Discussion: "Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive," by Stephanie Land 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Adult Coloring Club

Glades Road Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book.  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Brush, Ink & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Experiment with an art form from China's four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Surprise yourself with a creative mind. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
Experiment with an art form from China's four treasures of study: brush, ink, paper and inkstone. Surprise yourself with a creative mind. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Book Discussion: "The Handmaid's Tale," by Margaret Atwood 

Gardens Branch
Led by Donna Gruber Adair. Pick up your book at the information desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
Led by Donna Gruber Adair. Pick up your book at the information desk. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/09

01/16

01/23

01/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
New Year and a new book and film discussion series! 
01/16"Where'd You Go, Bernadette," by Maria Semple. Book discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 

01/23"Where'd You Go, Bernadette." ©Annapurna Releasing. (110 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) Preregister. PG-13 
New Year and a new book and film discussion series! 
Jan 2020

Libratory STEM: Makey Makey

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/09

01/16

01/23

01/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Tai Chi for Balance: Beginner

Jupiter Branch
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
01/07

01/09

01/14

01/16

01/21

01/23

01/28

01/30
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Page to Stage With Maltz Jupiter Theatre

Tequesta Branch
In this interactive event, theater students and participants learn how to act out a story through dramatic play. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/16
In this interactive event, theater students and participants learn how to act out a story through dramatic play. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Tai Chi for Balance: Intermediate

Jupiter Branch
Referred to as “meditation in motion," tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
01/07

01/09

01/14

01/16

01/21

01/23

01/28

01/30
Referred to as “meditation in motion," tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Boogie Woogie Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/09I Have a Dream I!

01/16I Have a Dream II!

01/23Kindness Matters I.

01/30Kindness Matters II.
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Snowmen in Disguise

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Pick up a snowman and decorate it as a character from a favorite book. Return it for a prize from our treasure box. Snowmen will be displayed for all to enjoy! Ages 2-12.
01/02

01/03

01/04

01/05

01/06

01/07

01/08

01/09

01/10

01/11

01/12

01/13

01/14

01/15

01/16

01/17

01/18

01/19

01/21

01/22

01/23

01/24

01/25

01/26

01/27

01/28

01/29

01/30

01/31
Pick up a snowman and decorate it as a character from a favorite book. Return it for a prize from our treasure box. Snowmen will be displayed for all to enjoy! Ages 2-12.
Jan 2020

Presidents & Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: George H.W. & Barbara Bush

Wellington Branch
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Mon, Dec 16, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2020. (60 min.)
01/15

01/15http://registration.pbclibrary.org/programsignup/presidents2020/registration-WEL-20200115-630pm.php.
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Mon, Dec 16, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2020. (60 min.)
Jan 2020

How to Judge Judicial Candidates

Main Library
Representatives from the PBC Bar Association will explain the judicial selection process and provide resources that you can use when considering voting for Florida judges and justices. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/15
Representatives from the PBC Bar Association will explain the judicial selection process and provide resources that you can use when considering voting for Florida judges and justices. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2020

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. 
01/15
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. 
Jan 2020

Pajama Story Time: Penguin Play

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Waddle on over in your cozy pajamas for penguin-filled stories, songs and rhymes. We'll finish by making a craft that you can take home. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
01/15
Waddle on over in your cozy pajamas for penguin-filled stories, songs and rhymes. We'll finish by making a craft that you can take home. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

French Conversation Group: Intermediate

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Expand your speaking and listening comprehension skills in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/15
Expand your speaking and listening comprehension skills in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Tai Chi for Balance

Tai chi para el equilibrio

Jupiter Branch
Miércoles, 08 de enero, 
6:00 pm

Miércoles, 15 de enero, 
6:00 pm

Miércoles, 22 de enero, 
6:00 pm

Miércoles, 29 de enero, 
6:00 pm

Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Cupo limitado. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Cupo limitado. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Conocido como "meditación en movimiento", el tai chi puede mejorar la salud, la atención plena y el equilibrio para la prevención de caídas. Use zapatos planos y cerrados. Cupo limitado. (55 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
01/08
01/15
01/22
01/29
Jan 2020

Landlord/Tenant Law

Glades Road Branch
Presented by an attorney from the PBC Bar Association. Covers the rights and responsibilities of the landlord/tenant and court procedures in a lawsuit. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/15 Cancelled
Presented by an attorney from the PBC Bar Association. Covers the rights and responsibilities of the landlord/tenant and court procedures in a lawsuit. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Sewing 101

Acreage Branch
Learn the basics of using a sewing machine. Basic materials provided. Ages 15 & up. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/15
Learn the basics of using a sewing machine. Basic materials provided. Ages 15 & up. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Feature Film

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
01/15"Stand by Me." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (87 min.) 

01/29"The Lost Boys." ©Warner Bros. (92 min.) 
Jan 2020

Martin Luther King Day Trivia

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
How much do you know about the late Martin Luther King Jr.? Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Prizes will be awards to the top three teams. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/15
How much do you know about the late Martin Luther King Jr.? Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Prizes will be awards to the top three teams. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Forecasting Flurries

Greenacres Branch
Who doesn't love playing with snow and slime? Make your own frosty creations to take home! Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/15
Who doesn't love playing with snow and slime? Make your own frosty creations to take home! Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Jeopardy Fun: Who Was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?

Belle Glade Branch
Play as a team or individually. Refreshments provided. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) 
01/15
Play as a team or individually. Refreshments provided. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) 
Jan 2020

Intro to American Sign Language

Glades Road Branch
Learn the alphabet, numbers, animals and commonly used signs. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/15
Learn the alphabet, numbers, animals and commonly used signs. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

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. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 
Jan 2020

Bilingual After School Fun!

Main Library
It's time for some bilingual FUN after school! Play games, make crafts and dance with kids your own age in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
It's time for some bilingual FUN after school! Play games, make crafts and dance with kids your own age in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

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. 
01/15
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. 
Jan 2020

LEGO® Bricks

Acreage Branch
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
01/15
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
Jan 2020

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 7-11. (60 min.) 
01/08

01/15

01/29
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 7-11. (60 min.) 
Jan 2020

STEAM Club: Structures

Tequesta Branch
Each week use LEGO® bricks, marshmallows, toothpicks and more to engineer structures. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
Each week use LEGO® bricks, marshmallows, toothpicks and more to engineer structures. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

DIY Beaded Friendship Bracelets

Gardens Branch
Show your best friend how much they mean this International Friendship Day by creating a one-of-a-kind friendship bracelet. All supplies will be provided. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/15
Show your best friend how much they mean this International Friendship Day by creating a one-of-a-kind friendship bracelet. All supplies will be provided. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29

01/16

01/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Film & Discussion

West Boca Branch
"Some Like It Hot." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (105 min.) Film lecturer, Roberta Presser will screen this classic film and lead a discussion afterward. (2.5 hr.) Not rated.
01/15
"Some Like It Hot." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (105 min.) Film lecturer, Roberta Presser will screen this classic film and lead a discussion afterward. (2.5 hr.) Not rated.
Jan 2020

Health & Wellness

Lantana Road Branch
Understanding thyroid and parathyroid disease with updates in endocrine surgery will be discussed by Bethesda Community Health Center physician.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/15
Understanding thyroid and parathyroid disease with updates in endocrine surgery will be discussed by Bethesda Community Health Center physician.  (90 min.) Preregister. 

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