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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Mon, Jan 21 for Martin Luther King Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 
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Activity Information
Feb 2019

Meet the Author: Manny Luftglass

Greenacres Branch
The author of "The Florida Flea Market Book for Vendors and Shoppers" will discuss his book and the variety of flea market opportunities in South Florida. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/13
The author of "The Florida Flea Market Book for Vendors and Shoppers" will discuss his book and the variety of flea market opportunities in South Florida. (90 min.) Preregister. 
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. 
Feb 2019

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Advanced Email

Gardens Branch
Is your email inbox overflowing? Learn how to organize your email and be more productive. Based on the book "Getting Things Done," by David Allen. Preregister. 
02/13

02/21
Is your email inbox overflowing? Learn how to organize your email and be more productive. Based on the book "Getting Things Done," by David Allen. Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Crochet for Beginners

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn about tools and materials, some basic stitches, and how to read a pattern while working on a crocheted cell phone case. Materials provided. Limit 8. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/13
Learn about tools and materials, some basic stitches, and how to read a pattern while working on a crocheted cell phone case. Materials provided. Limit 8. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Writers LIVE! Presents: Carla Neggers

West Boca Branch
New York Times best-selling author of more than 75 novels, Carla Neggers, will discuss the latest installment in the "Sharpe and Donovan" series, “Impostor’s Lure.” Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Jan 25, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
02/13
New York Times best-selling author of more than 75 novels, Carla Neggers, will discuss the latest installment in the "Sharpe and Donovan" series, “Impostor’s Lure.” Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Jan 25, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
Feb 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Miércoles, 13 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Miércoles, 27 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/13

02/27
Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/13
02/27
Feb 2019

Encore PBC: Community Education Series

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Encore PBC offers mid-life adults the opportunity to use their life and work experience in new careers, paid and unpaid, to improve their communities. A six session series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/06Rosemary Nixon discusses connecting Boomers to work and volunteer opportunities. Preregister. 

02/13Christine Catoggio explores navigating your next chapter. Preregister. 

02/20Anne Goldberg presents "Living Happy, It's a Choice". Tools for a happier you. Preregister. 

02/27Rosemary Nixon presents "How Do I Find New Work After 50?" Preregister. 

03/06Sheila Finkelstein discusses connecting with family/friends through technology. Preregister. 

03/13James Cassidy offers a holistic approach to wellness: mind, body, and soul. Preregister. 
Encore PBC offers mid-life adults the opportunity to use their life and work experience in new careers, paid and unpaid, to improve their communities. A six session series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Adult Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
02/13
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Glades 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-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

Chair Yoga

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn relaxation methods and exercise with certified Kripalu yoga instructor Carol Dias. Bring water and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/13
Learn relaxation methods and exercise with certified Kripalu yoga instructor Carol Dias. Bring water and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 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.) 
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. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Feb 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. 
02/13
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. 
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

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. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
02/05

02/06

02/12

02/13

02/20

02/26

02/27
Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Feb 2019

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Wellington Branch
Stargaze and learn about constellations with the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. We'll be outside from sunset to 8:30 pm, if skies are clear. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/12
Stargaze and learn about constellations with the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. We'll be outside from sunset to 8:30 pm, if skies are clear. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Acreage Branch
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. Weather conditions permitting. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/12
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. Weather conditions permitting. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
02/12
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
Feb 2019

String Art Hearts

Tequesta Branch
Create a decorative heart board using brass pins and string. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/12
Create a decorative heart board using brass pins and string. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

PBC Bar Association Presents Small Claims

Lantana Road 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. 
02/12
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. 
Feb 2019

Tertulia literaria: "Las valkirias" de Paulo Coelhl

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Valkyries: An Encounter With Angels," by Paulo Coelho)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Martes, 12 de febrero, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/12
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Feb 2019

Pajama Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite lovey to snuggle while listening to Valentine’s Day stories. We'll read stories, sing songs and make a sweet craft. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/12
Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite lovey to snuggle while listening to Valentine’s Day stories. We'll read stories, sing songs and make a sweet craft. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, if the skies are clear. (75 min.) 
02/12
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, if the skies are clear. (75 min.) 
Feb 2019

Building a Health Body Image & Self-Esteem

Royal Palm Beach Branch
This program will define body image and self esteem. We will discuss how print and social media play into both areas of our lives.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/12
This program will define body image and self esteem. We will discuss how print and social media play into both areas of our lives.  (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Are You Bored? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Challenge your friends with board games, card games, and puzzles! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
02/12 (90 min.) 

02/23 (2 hr.) 

02/26 (90 min.) 
Challenge your friends with board games, card games, and puzzles! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Are You Board? Game On!

Jupiter Branch
Gather your friends, or make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with favorites. Tonight: Love Letters - Get your love letter there 1st. Snacks provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/12
Gather your friends, or make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with favorites. Tonight: Love Letters - Get your love letter there 1st. Snacks provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Drop-In Coloring Club: Love, Love, Love

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Come drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.) 
02/12
Come drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Belle Glade Branch
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. Preregister. 
02/08Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) 

02/12Ages 9 & up. (90 min.) 

02/26Ages 9 & up. (90 min.) 
Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! First come, first served. Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Crazy Science

Lantana Road Branch
Hands-on science fun. Come dressed to get messy. Grades K-3. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Hands-on science fun. Come dressed to get messy. Grades K-3. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book Speed Dating

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Whether you like walking on the beach, solving a murder or saving the world, we have a book date for you! Find your perfect Book Match, today. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/12
Whether you like walking on the beach, solving a murder or saving the world, we have a book date for you! Find your perfect Book Match, today. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Learn about our free online tutoring available; feel free to bring your homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Learn about our free online tutoring available; feel free to bring your homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Feb 2019

DIY Valentines!

Wellington Branch
Skip the store and create your own one of a kind valentines. Ages 5-12. Limit 20. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/12
Skip the store and create your own one of a kind valentines. Ages 5-12. Limit 20. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Acreage Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Survival of Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass)

West Boynton Branch
Erwin Ganz shares his true story as a young Jewish boy growing up in Nazi Germany and his survival of Kristallnacht before, during and after. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
02/12
Erwin Ganz shares his true story as a young Jewish boy growing up in Nazi Germany and his survival of Kristallnacht before, during and after. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
Feb 2019

Writers LIVE! Presents: Andrew Nagorski

Glades Road Branch
Award-winning journalist and author Andrew Nagorski will discuss his most recent book, “The Nazi Hunters,” which focuses on the band of men and women who refused to allow lower-ranking Nazi’s crimes to be forgotten. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Jan 25, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
02/12
Award-winning journalist and author Andrew Nagorski will discuss his most recent book, “The Nazi Hunters,” which focuses on the band of men and women who refused to allow lower-ranking Nazi’s crimes to be forgotten. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Jan 25, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
Feb 2019

Art for Adults: Beginner's Series

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/12Colored Pencil Project.

02/19Ink Project.

02/26Open Studio.
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Ages 16 & up. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 05 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 12 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 19 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 26 de febrero, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
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. 
02/05
02/12
02/19
02/26
Feb 2019

Online Dating: Basics & Safety

Acreage Branch
Master the secrets of online dating, from safety tips to creating the perfect profile. Bring your electronic device. Some computer experience required. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/12
Master the secrets of online dating, from safety tips to creating the perfect profile. Bring your electronic device. Some computer experience required. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. Group meets independently in the library on Tue, Feb 26, 1:30pm. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/12
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. Group meets independently in the library on Tue, Feb 26, 1:30pm. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/05

02/12

02/19

02/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
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

Kiddie Stay & Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/12

02/19

02/26
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Valentine's Day Card-Making Social

Lantana Road Branch
Celebrate love and friendship by crafting cards for your favorite valentines and "Galentines". Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/10

02/12
Celebrate love and friendship by crafting cards for your favorite valentines and "Galentines". Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Crepe Paper Roses

Jupiter Branch
Make a paper rose to keep or to give to that special someone in your life. Materials provided. Low-temp glue gun and sharp scissors may be helpful. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/12
Make a paper rose to keep or to give to that special someone in your life. Materials provided. Low-temp glue gun and sharp scissors may be helpful. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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