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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed Thu, Jul 04, for Independence Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 
Activity Information
Jul 2019

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
"First Man." ©Universal Pictures. (141 min.) PG-13
07/15
"First Man." ©Universal Pictures. (141 min.) PG-13
Jul 2019

The Amazing Mr. A’s Star Force Spectacular!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Don’t miss your chance to help unleash the force in this variety-style magic show! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/15
Don’t miss your chance to help unleash the force in this variety-style magic show! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (30 min.) 
07/01

07/15

07/29

07/10

07/24
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few.  (30 min.) 
Jul 2019

Read & Paint

Belle Glade Branch
Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/01Grades K-2.

07/01Grades 3-5.

07/08Grades K-2.

07/08Grades 3-5.

07/15Grades K-2.

07/15Grades 3-5.

07/22Grades K-2.

07/22Grades 3-5.
Each week features leveled books and art projects. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

West Boynton Branch
Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Brainstorm new ideas , plan and develop future events with other local teens. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/15
Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Brainstorm new ideas , plan and develop future events with other local teens. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Life Skills for Success

West Boynton Branch
Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office reinforces positive concepts through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/01Goal Setting.

07/08Communication and Managing Emotions.

07/15Conflict Resolution.

07/22Community Involvement.
Dr. Klarich from the PBC Sheriff's Office reinforces positive concepts through games, stories and songs. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Art/Make: Mark Rothko

Lantana Road Branch
Learn more about Mark Rothko and his work while creating Rothko-inspired art of your own. All materials provided. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/15
Learn more about Mark Rothko and his work while creating Rothko-inspired art of your own. All materials provided. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Aquapainting for Adults With Special Needs

Wellington Branch
Enjoy using water and paintbrushes to make nature images appear. (60 min.) 
07/15
Enjoy using water and paintbrushes to make nature images appear. (60 min.) 
Jul 2019

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/01

07/15
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Summer Sand Art

Lantana Road Branch
Create summer-themed sand art. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/14
Create summer-themed sand art. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
"First Man." ©Universal Pictures. (141 min.) Preregister. PG-13
07/14
"First Man." ©Universal Pictures. (141 min.) Preregister. PG-13
Jul 2019

Sahaja Meditation

Acreage Branch
This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/14
This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
07/14

07/31
Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jul 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. 
07/14
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Library Time for Children With Special Needs

Gardens Branch
A before-hours opportunity to use the library in a calm, stress-free environment. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/14
A before-hours opportunity to use the library in a calm, stress-free environment. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Coding With Tech Toys: LEGO® WeDo

Wellington Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 7-12. Limit 12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
07/12

07/13
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 7-12. Limit 12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jul 2019

The Amazing Mr. A’s Star Force Spectacular!

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Don’t miss your chance to help unleash the force in this variety-style magic show! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/13
Don’t miss your chance to help unleash the force in this variety-style magic show! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Galaxy Playdough

Lantana Road Branch
Make galaxy-themed homemade playdough. Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/13
Make galaxy-themed homemade playdough. Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Handmade Crafternoon

Main Library
Craft away the afternoon with an array of make and take crafts for the whole family! All ages. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
07/13

07/21
Craft away the afternoon with an array of make and take crafts for the whole family! All ages. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2019

Electric Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your electric instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
07/13
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your electric instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
07/06

07/13

07/20
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) 
Jul 2019

Bells, Trumpets, Strings, Oh My!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Relax and enjoy the sounds of string, brass and percussion instruments as the Clarion Handbell Choir performs favorite Disney movie songs and more. (60 min.) 
07/13
Relax and enjoy the sounds of string, brass and percussion instruments as the Clarion Handbell Choir performs favorite Disney movie songs and more. (60 min.) 
Jul 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. 
07/13
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants to trade. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Super Summer Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Fun, interactive storytimes and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/06Once Upon a Star! I.

07/13Once Upon a Star! II.
Fun, interactive storytimes and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Sister Spa Date

Belle Glade Branch
Bring your sisters ages 3-8 to a read together and a mani-pedi. Water-based nail polishes available. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/13
Bring your sisters ages 3-8 to a read together and a mani-pedi. Water-based nail polishes available. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Creatures From Mars: A STEAM Activity

Main Library
Create a martian in this hands-on STEAM art activity using the amazingly versatile Wikki Stixs! Ages 5-7. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
07/13
Create a martian in this hands-on STEAM art activity using the amazingly versatile Wikki Stixs! Ages 5-7. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Jul 2019

The Amazing Mr. A’s Star Force Spectacular!

Greenacres Branch
Don’t miss your chance to help unleash the force in this variety-style magic show! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/13
Don’t miss your chance to help unleash the force in this variety-style magic show! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

SAT® Practice Test

West Boca Branch
Simulate the SAT® test day experience and get tips to improve your score from Revolution Prep. Grades 10 & up. Limit 35. (3.5 hr.) Preregister. 
07/13
Simulate the SAT® test day experience and get tips to improve your score from Revolution Prep. Grades 10 & up. Limit 35. (3.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

SCORE: Introduction to Business Ownership

Gardens Branch
Find out what it takes to be successful: risks, rewards, obstacles and myths about business ownership, and the legal requirements for launching a business. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/13
Find out what it takes to be successful: risks, rewards, obstacles and myths about business ownership, and the legal requirements for launching a business. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Belle Glade Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own. Limit 10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/13
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own. Limit 10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 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. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/06

07/13

07/20

07/27
Learn the basics of tai chi that may improve your health and reduce stress. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Little Rock & Rollers

Jupiter Branch
Develop your child's gross motor skills in this fun, educational and musical class. Please sign up for your choice of the two monthly sessions. Ages 3-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
07/13

07/20
Develop your child's gross motor skills in this fun, educational and musical class. Please sign up for your choice of the two monthly sessions. Ages 3-6. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/13
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 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. 
07/06

07/13

07/20

07/27
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Digital Preservation: Scanning Photos

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Call to make an appointment.
07/08

07/09

07/10

07/11

07/12

07/13
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Jul 2019

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
The Foundations of Western Civilizations. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. 
07/05"Western", "Civilization," and "Foundations". History Begins at Sumer. 

07/11Egypt - The Gift of the Nile. The Hebrews - Small States and Big Ideas. 

07/12A Succession of Empires. Wide-Ruling Agamemnon. 

07/19Dark Age and Archaic Greece. The Greek Polis - Sparta. 

07/25The Greek Polis - Athens. Civic Culture - Architecture and Drama. 
The Foundations of Western Civilizations. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. 
Jul 2019

Moon Rockin'

Greenacres Branch
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing by designing a moon rock, alien or planet using sharpies and rocks. Ages 7-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing by designing a moon rock, alien or planet using sharpies and rocks. Ages 7-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Kids Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Step to the rhythm in time to the beat; you won’t sit down once you find your feet. Ages 4-11. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
Step to the rhythm in time to the beat; you won’t sit down once you find your feet. Ages 4-11. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

NOVA: Apollo's Daring Mission

Royal Palm Beach Branch
"NOVA: Apollo's Daring Mission." ©PBS. (53 min.)  Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon. Popcorn provided.  (60 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. TV-PG
07/12
"NOVA: Apollo's Daring Mission." ©PBS. (53 min.)  Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon. Popcorn provided.  (60 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. TV-PG
Jul 2019

Mad Science: Mission Moon!

Main Library
Reach for the moon and explore the wonders of space in this interactive show that will explore the moon, the principles of flight and astronaut training! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
Reach for the moon and explore the wonders of space in this interactive show that will explore the moon, the principles of flight and astronaut training! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 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. 
07/12
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. 
Jul 2019

Who’s That Pokémon?

Belle Glade Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Refreshments provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Refreshments provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

The Stars of Mythology

Acreage Branch
Hear stories and play games about the mythology of constellations around the world and make constellation castor. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
07/12
Hear stories and play games about the mythology of constellations around the world and make constellation castor. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
Jul 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.) 
07/12
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Jul 2019

Harry Potter Movie Marathon

Lantana Road Branch
Watch-a-little-mora, join us Fridays this summer as we watch the students of Hogwarts face-off with He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. Limit 75. Preregister. 
07/05"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire." ©Warner Bros. (157 min.)  PG-13 

07/12"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix." ©Warner Bros. (138 min.)  PG-13 

07/19"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." ©Warner Bros. (153 min.)  PG-13 

07/26"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1." ©Warner Bros. (146 min.)  PG-13 
Watch-a-little-mora, join us Fridays this summer as we watch the students of Hogwarts face-off with He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. Limit 75. Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Toddler Summer Sculpt

West Boynton Branch
Squish and squeeze a mess-terpiece while making new friends, practicing fine motor skills and strengthening awareness of shapes and physical properties. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
Squish and squeeze a mess-terpiece while making new friends, practicing fine motor skills and strengthening awareness of shapes and physical properties. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Story Invention Workshop

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Bring your imagination and learn to tell stories using a variety of prompts. Ages 9-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
Bring your imagination and learn to tell stories using a variety of prompts. Ages 9-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Morning Yoga

Belle Glade Branch
Bring a mat or towel to practice some poses. Ages 3-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
Bring a mat or towel to practice some poses. Ages 3-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Book Discussion: "Last Mrs. Parrish," by Liv Constantine 

Glades Road Branch
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/12
Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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