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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed Mon, Sep 02, for Labor Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 
Activity Information
Sep 2019

Popcorn & a Movie

West Boynton Branch
"Avengers: Endgame." ©Marvel. (180 min.) Grades 6-12. Preregister. PG-13
09/14
"Avengers: Endgame." ©Marvel. (180 min.) Grades 6-12. Preregister. PG-13
Sep 2019

Adventures With Ms. Dez: Pirates

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Arrrgh, me mateys! We’ll be playing pirates with lessons on communication, listening, acceptance and teamwork. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/14
Arrrgh, me mateys! We’ll be playing pirates with lessons on communication, listening, acceptance and teamwork. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Super Saturday Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/07Happy School Year I!

09/14Happy School Year II!

09/21It's Party Time I!

09/28It's Party Time II!
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Greenacres Branch
Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/14
Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Lantana Road Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
09/14
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2019

Saturday Morning Fun

Glades Road Branch
Stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Preregister. 
09/14
Stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

College Admissions: What to Look for & How to Get In

Jupiter Branch
Join Andy Greenspan of International College Counselors to learn tips and strategies to prepare, apply and be accepted into the college of your choice. Ages 14-18. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/14
Join Andy Greenspan of International College Counselors to learn tips and strategies to prepare, apply and be accepted into the college of your choice. Ages 14-18. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn the basics of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/07

09/14

09/21

09/28
Learn the basics of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Make a Hat Day!

Main Library
As the old saying goes, "If you want to get noticed, then get a hat!" Create your very own funky head piece that'll be the talk of the town. Ages 5-7. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/14
As the old saying goes, "If you want to get noticed, then get a hat!" Create your very own funky head piece that'll be the talk of the town. Ages 5-7. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/14

09/24
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/07

09/14

09/21

09/28
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Homebuyer Education Workshop: A Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCMD) Workshop

Lantana Road Branch
Are you thinking of buying a home? Come to this workshop to get the answers to your questions. CCCSMD is an approved US-HUD housing counseling service. (8 hr.) Preregister. 
09/14
Are you thinking of buying a home? Come to this workshop to get the answers to your questions. CCCSMD is an approved US-HUD housing counseling service. (8 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Adventures With Ms. Dez: Pirates

Gardens Branch
Arrrgh, me mateys! We’ll be playing pirates with lessons on communication, listening, acceptance and teamwork. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/13
Arrrgh, me mateys! We’ll be playing pirates with lessons on communication, listening, acceptance and teamwork. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Disasters: Financial Preparation & Recovery

Jupiter Branch
How to financially prepare for and recover from disasters. Part of the FDIC Money Smart for Adults program. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/13
How to financially prepare for and recover from disasters. Part of the FDIC Money Smart for Adults program. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
09/06"Kung Fu Panda 3." ©Universal Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 

09/13"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 

09/20"The Croods." ©Universal Pictures. (98 min.)  PG 

09/27"ParaNorman." ©Focus Features. (87 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Sep 2019

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
09/13
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Sep 2019

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
The Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
09/06Barbarian Kingdoms in the West. The World of Charlemagne. The Carolingian Renaissance. The Expansion of Europe. 

09/13The Chivalrous Society. Medieval Political Traditions, I. Medieval Political Traditions, II. Scholastic Culture. 

09/20Vernacular Culture. The Crisis of Renaissance Europe. The Renaissance Problem. The Renaissance portraits. 

09/27The Northern Renaissance. The Protestant Reformation - Martin Luther. The Protestant Reformation - John Calvin. 
The Foundations of Western Civilization. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Sep 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/13
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Wigglecise

Greenacres Branch
Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/13
Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Handmade Hour

Jupiter Branch
Bring your in-progress project to work on with like-minded people. We will help each other and share inspiration, resources and skills. Any handcraft welcome! (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/13
Bring your in-progress project to work on with like-minded people. We will help each other and share inspiration, resources and skills. Any handcraft welcome! (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Drop-In Preschool Block Party

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
We're bringing out the LEGO® and DUPLO® blocks, wooden blocks, bristle blocks and more, just for you! Ages 3-6. (30 min.) 
09/13
We're bringing out the LEGO® and DUPLO® blocks, wooden blocks, bristle blocks and more, just for you! Ages 3-6. (30 min.) 
Sep 2019

Sensory Sensations for Little Ones

Jupiter Branch
Develop your little one's senses with hands-on learning for infants and toddlers. Please dress for messy and fun experiences for both parents and children. Ages 3-15 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/13
Develop your little one's senses with hands-on learning for infants and toddlers. Please dress for messy and fun experiences for both parents and children. Ages 3-15 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 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. 
09/13

09/27
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. 
Sep 2019

LGBTQIA Film & Discussion

Lantana Road Branch
"Ruthie & Connie: Every Room in the House." ©Donald Goldmacher Productions. (56 min.)  This award-winning documentary is a coming out story about love, friendship, passion, politics — and a cry for justice that resulted in a landmark LGBT civil lawsuit for domestic partnership benefits. Ruthie Berman, activist and subject of the film, will be leading a Q&A session following the film. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
09/12
"Ruthie & Connie: Every Room in the House." ©Donald Goldmacher Productions. (56 min.)  This award-winning documentary is a coming out story about love, friendship, passion, politics — and a cry for justice that resulted in a landmark LGBT civil lawsuit for domestic partnership benefits. Ruthie Berman, activist and subject of the film, will be leading a Q&A session following the film. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
Sep 2019

LEGO® Bricks

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Imagine, build and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/12National Video Games Day.
Imagine, build and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jul 22. 
08/01

08/15

08/29

09/12

09/26

10/10
Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jul 22. 
Sep 2019

Teen Study Hall

Jupiter Branch
A quiet space for you to study, or finish your homework. Please be aware that there will be no homework help provided. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.) 
09/12
A quiet space for you to study, or finish your homework. Please be aware that there will be no homework help provided. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2019

Magnetic Bookmark

Wellington Branch
Mark your spot on the page with a bookmark that will not fall out. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
09/12
Mark your spot on the page with a bookmark that will not fall out. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Sep 2019

Career Transitions

Wellington Branch
An online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a résumé, create your cover letter, interview simulation practice and much more!  (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/12
An online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a résumé, create your cover letter, interview simulation practice and much more!  (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.
09/05

09/05

09/05

09/12

09/12

09/12

09/19

09/19

09/26

09/26

09/26
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Sep 2019

Geography Club: Massachusetts

Main Library
The next stop on our road trip around the U.S. is Massachusetts, the hub of American history! Ages 6-8. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/12
The next stop on our road trip around the U.S. is Massachusetts, the hub of American history! Ages 6-8. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Gyotaku: Japanese Fish Printing

Greenacres Branch
Learn the traditional Japanese art form - a practice that dates back to the mid-1800s. Materials provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/12
Learn the traditional Japanese art form - a practice that dates back to the mid-1800s. Materials provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Book Discussion: "Wunderland," by Jennifer Cody Epstein 

West Boynton Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/12
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Adult Crafternoon

Gardens Branch
Get creative! We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity! (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/12
Get creative! We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity! (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Adventure Awaits Film Festival

West Boca Branch
A sampling of exciting adventure movies. 
09/05"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (143 min.)  PG-13 

09/12"Back to the Future." ©Universal Pictures. (116 min.)  PG 

09/19"The Count of Monte Cristo." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (131 min.)  PG-13 

09/26"Everest." ©Universal Pictures. (121 min.)  Not rated. 
A sampling of exciting adventure movies. 
Sep 2019

Passwords & Password Managers

Main Library
Experts say everyone should use a password manager. We'll show you why and teach you how to use one to keep your passwords secure and accessible. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/12
Experts say everyone should use a password manager. We'll show you why and teach you how to use one to keep your passwords secure and accessible. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Thursday Movie Matinee

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
"Casablanca." ©Warner Bros. (102 min.) Not rated.
09/12
"Casablanca." ©Warner Bros. (102 min.) Not rated.
Sep 2019

Brush, Ink & Chinese Calligraphy

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Experiment with a new 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. 
09/12
Experiment with a new 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. 
Sep 2019

Small Business Certification

Lantana Road Branch
Allen Gray from Small Business Assistance will inform you about how to do business with PBC. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/12
Allen Gray from Small Business Assistance will inform you about how to do business with PBC. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/05

09/12

09/19

09/26
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Tai Chi for Balance: Beginner

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. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
09/03

09/05

09/10

09/12

09/17

09/19

09/24

09/26
Often referred to as “meditation in motion” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Tai Chi for Balance: Intermediate

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. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
09/03

09/05

09/10

09/12

09/17

09/19

09/24

09/26
Often referred to as “meditation in motion” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Libratory STEAM

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/12
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
09/05

09/12

09/19

09/26
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) 
Sep 2019

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
09/12
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Sep 2019

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. 
09/05Happy School Year I!

09/12Happy School Year II!

09/19It's Party Time I!

09/26Party Time II!
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 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 18-30. Limit 20. (75 min.) Preregister. 
09/12
Meet other intellectually disabled young adults and work on skill-building projects in a supportive, encouraging environment. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 18-30. Limit 20. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Book Discussion: "The Book of Unknown Americans," by Cristina Henríquez 

Wellington Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
09/11
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

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