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Activity Information
Apr 2019

Scrabble Tournament!

Loula V. York Branch
Tweens and teens are invited to flex their spelling muscles at a fun Scrabble Tournament! Prizes will be awarded to the top three contenders. Snacks provided. Ages 9-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/13
Tweens and teens are invited to flex their spelling muscles at a fun Scrabble Tournament! Prizes will be awarded to the top three contenders. Snacks provided. Ages 9-17. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (45 min.) 
04/06

04/13

04/27
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (45 min.) 
Apr 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. Grades 3-6. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/13
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. Grades 3-6. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
04/13

04/27
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Community Seed, Seedling & Plant Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants to trade. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/13
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants to trade. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

PBC Archaeological Society Lecture Series

Main Library
Archaeologist Kia Taylor-Riccio explores foodways of prehistoric Florida culture, with an emphasis on Tequesta, Ais and Jeaga tribes. Preregister. 
04/13
Archaeologist Kia Taylor-Riccio explores foodways of prehistoric Florida culture, with an emphasis on Tequesta, Ais and Jeaga tribes. Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Anime

Acreage Branch
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
04/13
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Apr 2019

Book Discussion: "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic," by Alison Bechdel 

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
This cult comic artist's memoir offers an interesting look into her unique family. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/13
This cult comic artist's memoir offers an interesting look into her unique family. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Zumbini: Dance & Play Together!

Acreage Branch
Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes. Groove to world music in an upbeat environment for your little one and you. Ages 0-3. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
04/13

04/23
Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes. Groove to world music in an upbeat environment for your little one and you. Ages 0-3. Space is limited. (45 min.) 
Apr 2019

Adventures With Ms. Dez: Superheroes Recycle

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Superheroes recycle and save the planet! Get ready to take on Ms. Messy as we learn how to recycle, reuse and recommit to saving the planet. Ages 3-8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/13
Superheroes recycle and save the planet! Get ready to take on Ms. Messy as we learn how to recycle, reuse and recommit to saving the planet. Ages 3-8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

STEM: Coding Basics

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 10-14. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/13
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 10-14. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Family Story Time: Bubbles, Bubbles & More Bubbles

Greenacres Branch
Come to the library for a morning filled with bubble themed stories, crafts and bubble dance party, of course!  All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/13
Come to the library for a morning filled with bubble themed stories, crafts and bubble dance party, of course!  All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Super Saturday Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Children and parents are invited for stories and creative activities! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/13For the Love of Poetry I!

04/20For the Love of Poetry II!
Children and parents are invited for stories and creative activities! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Saturday Morning Fun

Glades Road Branch
Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Preregister. 
04/13
Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Jupiter Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Sign up for your 15 minutes with a furry listener. Ages 5-9. Space is limited. Preregister. 
04/07 (1 hr.) 

04/13 (1 hr.) 

04/27 (1 hr.) 

04/28 (2 hr.) 
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Sign up for your 15 minutes with a furry listener. Ages 5-9. Space is limited. Preregister. 
Apr 2019

How to Start a Business

Wellington Branch
This workshop helps aspiring entrepreneurs begin the process of owning a successful business. Presented by the Florida Women's Business Center. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/13
This workshop helps aspiring entrepreneurs begin the process of owning a successful business. Presented by the Florida Women's Business Center. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Sign up to read to a furry friend. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
04/13

04/30
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Sign up to read to a furry friend. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Como comprar su primera casa: Seminario gratis ofrecido por Guidewell Financial Solutions

(Homebuyer Education Workshop, in Spanish)

Main Library
Sábado, 13 de abril, 
9:00 am

Aprenda el proceso para la compra de su primera casa. Guidewell Financial es una agencia de consejería de vivienda autorizada por el Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD por sus siglas en inglés). (8 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
04/13
Aprenda el proceso para la compra de su primera casa. Guidewell Financial es una agencia de consejería de vivienda autorizada por el Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD por sus siglas en inglés). (8 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Apr 2019

National Library Week: Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Use a phone, tablet or digital camera to snap the seven items on our list. Win a small prize and enter a drawing for a gift card! Ages 2-17.
04/07

04/08

04/09

04/10

04/11

04/12

04/13
Use a phone, tablet or digital camera to snap the seven items on our list. Win a small prize and enter a drawing for a gift card! Ages 2-17.
Apr 2019

Superheroes Recycle & Save the Planet With Ms. Dez

Gardens Branch
Get ready to take on the evil Ms. Messy as we learn how to recycle, reuse and recommit to saving the planet! Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/12
Get ready to take on the evil Ms. Messy as we learn how to recycle, reuse and recommit to saving the planet! Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

NASA: Past, Present & Future

Lantana Road Branch
Bill Heidtman, a NASA Electrical Engineer, navigates you through NASA’s world and the transformation of the Kennedy Space Center into a multi-user spaceport. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/12
Bill Heidtman, a NASA Electrical Engineer, navigates you through NASA’s world and the transformation of the Kennedy Space Center into a multi-user spaceport. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Bunny Bash

Acreage Branch
Spring is here! Hop on over for stories, games, craft and a fun treat! Snacks provided. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
04/12
Spring is here! Hop on over for stories, games, craft and a fun treat! Snacks provided. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
Apr 2019

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
04/05"The LEGO Batman Movie ." ©Warner Bros. (104 min.)  PG 

04/12"A Goofy Movie." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (78 min.) 

04/26"Ralph Breaks the Internet." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (112 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Apr 2019

Wisdom Café

Jupiter Branch
Meet, converse and connect with others in facilitated discussions of universal topics such as gratitude, legacy, happiness and what gives life meaning. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/12
Meet, converse and connect with others in facilitated discussions of universal topics such as gratitude, legacy, happiness and what gives life meaning. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Jupiter Branch
Just for teens: Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
04/12
Just for teens: Explore, learn, create and play; immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Apr 2019

Your Genealogy Project: Part 1 - Getting Started

Tequesta Branch
Learn how to build a foundation of genealogy resources and skills, set goals and organize your records to help you maintain focus and interest in your project. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/12
Learn how to build a foundation of genealogy resources and skills, set goals and organize your records to help you maintain focus and interest in your project. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Free Tax Preparation With Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Greenacres Branch
Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, Social Security card, current tax document, completed 2017 tax return and supporting material for tax preparation. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
04/01

04/05

04/08

04/12

04/15
Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, Social Security card, current tax document, completed 2017 tax return and supporting material for tax preparation. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Apr 2019

Money Smart Documentary

Royal Palm Beach Branch
"Suzy Orman's Money Class." ©PBS. (74 min.) Suze Orman gives her views on how to secure a hopeful and sustainable future in today's economy. Provided by Public Television Viewers and PBS. Ages 16 & up. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
04/12
"Suzy Orman's Money Class." ©PBS. (74 min.) Suze Orman gives her views on how to secure a hopeful and sustainable future in today's economy. Provided by Public Television Viewers and PBS. Ages 16 & up. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Apr 2019

Veterans Services of PBC

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
04/12
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
Apr 2019

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tax help for low and moderate incomes. Priority for ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and completed 2017 tax returns. First come, first served. (3.5 hr.) 
04/02

04/05

04/09

04/12
Tax help for low and moderate incomes. Priority for ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and completed 2017 tax returns. First come, first served. (3.5 hr.) 
Apr 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. 
04/12
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. 
Apr 2019

Community Helpers: Library Workers

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Librarians are on the loose in this community helper story time full of stories, songs and a craft. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/12
Librarians are on the loose in this community helper story time full of stories, songs and a craft. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Book Discussion: "The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding," by Jennifer Robson 

Glades Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/12
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Five Little Senses Baby Sensory Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Stimulate your little one’s senses and encourage them to explore with various sensory playtime activities. All abilities welcome. Dress to get messy! Ages 3-18 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/12
Stimulate your little one’s senses and encourage them to explore with various sensory playtime activities. All abilities welcome. Dress to get messy! Ages 3-18 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 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.) 
04/04

04/05

04/11

04/12
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.) 
Apr 2019

Bouncing Bunnies & Chirping Chicks

Jupiter Branch
Hop and bop with spring's favorite baby animals! Join us for stories, music and crafts about bunnies and chicks. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/12
Hop and bop with spring's favorite baby animals! Join us for stories, music and crafts about bunnies and chicks. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal roundtable discussion where participants share and improve their craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
04/12

04/26
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal roundtable discussion where participants share and improve their craft. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Musical Concert: Latin American Rhythms

Concierto: Ritmos de latinoámerica

Wellington Branch
Jueves, 11 de abril, 
6:30 pm

Musical group DobleKlave will offer a repertoire that includes vallenatos, cumbia and salsa. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
04/11
Musical group DobleKlave will offer a repertoire that includes vallenatos, cumbia and salsa. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
El grupo musical DobleKlave ofrecerá un repertorio variado que incluye vallenatos, cumbia y salsa. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
04/11
Apr 2019

Pajama Story Time

Jupiter Branch
Our stories, songs, rhymes and activities will promote and encourage a love of literacy, learning and imagination. Ages 3-7. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
04/11
Our stories, songs, rhymes and activities will promote and encourage a love of literacy, learning and imagination. Ages 3-7. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Apr 2019

Conversational Spanish

Jupiter Branch
Learn conversational Spanish and practice speaking in a fun and informal atmosphere. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/04

04/11

04/18

04/25
Learn conversational Spanish and practice speaking in a fun and informal atmosphere. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/11

04/25
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Money Smart Week: Pocket Change

Glades Road Branch
Learn about the U.S. Mint and coin collecting with stories, activities and crafts. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/11
Learn about the U.S. Mint and coin collecting with stories, activities and crafts. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 
04/11

04/25

05/09

05/30

06/13

06/27
Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 
Apr 2019

Kids Anime Club

Main Library
Do you enjoy anime and manga or want to get more into it? Enjoy some Japanese snacks while you watch your old faves and new ones too! Snacks provided. Ages 6-11. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
04/11
Do you enjoy anime and manga or want to get more into it? Enjoy some Japanese snacks while you watch your old faves and new ones too! Snacks provided. Ages 6-11. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
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

Crochet for Kids

Belle Glade Branch
Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/11

04/18

04/25
Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Introduction to Essential Oils for Everyday Use

Main Library
Learn information on use, safety and application for essential oils. Finish with a hands-on process for attendees to take home. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/11
Learn information on use, safety and application for essential oils. Finish with a hands-on process for attendees to take home. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Computer Q&A

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Confused about aspects of computer and internet use? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/11
Confused about aspects of computer and internet use? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

DIY Rainstick

Wellington Branch
Bring forth the April showers with this colorful rainstick. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
04/11
Bring forth the April showers with this colorful rainstick. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

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