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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
Jan 2019

Read S'more Books!

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Have you ever gone camping? Now’s your chance to sit around a camp fire, sing camping songs and listen to s’more stories!  Snacks provided. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/15
Have you ever gone camping? Now’s your chance to sit around a camp fire, sing camping songs and listen to s’more stories!  Snacks provided. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library; feel free to come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
01/15

01/22
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library; feel free to come with homework. Grades K-12. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Jan 2019

Geometry Art

Wellington Branch
Transform simple shapes into amazing works of art. Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
01/15
Transform simple shapes into amazing works of art. Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jan 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. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-5. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2019

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: William Howard & Nellie Taft

Gardens Branch
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Thu, Jan 03, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2019. (60 min.)
01/15

01/15
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Thu, Jan 03, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2019. (60 min.)
Jan 2019

Art for Adults

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/08Pastels Overview.

01/29Open Studio.

01/15Pastel Project.
Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Ages 16 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Brush, Ink & Chinese Painting

West Boynton 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. 
01/15
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. 
Jan 2019

Daggerwing Nature Center Presents: Butterflies

West Boca Branch
Learn about common butterflies in Florida and which plants are best to attract a multitude of species in your own home garden. 
01/15
Learn about common butterflies in Florida and which plants are best to attract a multitude of species in your own home garden. 
Jan 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/08

01/15

01/22

01/29
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Conversations About Aging With Robert & Muriel Goldfarb

Glades Road Branch
Join Robert Goldfarb, New York Times author, and his wife Muriel, a registered nurse and psychotherapist, in a discussion on various topics relating to aging. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/15

01/29
Join Robert Goldfarb, New York Times author, and his wife Muriel, a registered nurse and psychotherapist, in a discussion on various topics relating to aging. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
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 2019

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: William Howard & Nellie Taft

Lantana Road Branch
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Thu, Jan 03, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2019. (60 min.)
01/11

01/15
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Thu, Jan 03, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2019. (60 min.)
Jan 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. 
01/15

01/22

01/29
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Toddler Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Music, movement, fingerplays, simple stories and crafts for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/08Snow Days I!

01/15Snow Days II!

01/29Inspire Your Heart With Art!
Music, movement, fingerplays, simple stories and crafts for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 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.
01/02

01/08

01/09

01/15

01/16

01/22

01/23

01/29

01/30
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.
Jan 2019

U.S. Naturalization Information Session

Lantana Road Branch
Learn about eligibility requirements and the steps for becoming a U.S. citizen with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Community Relations Officer Don Jarrell. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/14
Learn about eligibility requirements and the steps for becoming a U.S. citizen with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Community Relations Officer Don Jarrell. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Pajamarama Story Time: Arctic Adventures!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Dress in your PJs and travel to the Arctic to hear stories and songs about this habitat and the animals that live there. Make a special craft to bring home. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/14
Dress in your PJs and travel to the Arctic to hear stories and songs about this habitat and the animals that live there. Make a special craft to bring home. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
01/14

01/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2019

Florida's Amazing History (And Why You Should Care)

Jupiter Branch
Eliot Kleinberg, author and news and features writer for The Palm Beach Post, will give a whirlwind tour of 500 years of Florida history. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/14
Eliot Kleinberg, author and news and features writer for The Palm Beach Post, will give a whirlwind tour of 500 years of Florida history. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/14
Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Toddler Art Time

Belle Glade Branch
Art class for your tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-5. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
01/14

01/28
Art class for your tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-5. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jan 2019

Cookie Book Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Grab a copy of the book, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Melt Down," by Jeff Kinney. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts. Snacks provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
01/07

01/14

01/28
Grab a copy of the book, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Melt Down," by Jeff Kinney. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts. Snacks provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
01/14
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Jan 2019

Dominoes

Gardens Branch
Learn the game and play. Refreshments provided. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/14
Learn the game and play. Refreshments provided. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration.  The Earliest Explorers. The Scientific Voyage of Pytheas the Greek. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
01/14
History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration.  The Earliest Explorers. The Scientific Voyage of Pytheas the Greek. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Jan 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
01/14

01/28
Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Grades K-5. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2019

New Rules for Florida Family Visits

Glades Road Branch
Laugh and learn how to take the stress out of Florida family visits with popular writer/speaker Carol Cott Gross. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/14 Cancelled
Laugh and learn how to take the stress out of Florida family visits with popular writer/speaker Carol Cott Gross. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Homework Club

Wellington Branch
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
01/14

01/28
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2019

Move Your Résumé to the Top of the Pile

Lantana Road Branch
CareerSource PBC will share industry-best practices for writing your résumé and cover letter, provide interview skill tips and more. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/14
CareerSource PBC will share industry-best practices for writing your résumé and cover letter, provide interview skill tips and more. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: William Howard & Nellie Taft

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Thu, Jan 03, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2019. (60 min.)
01/14

01/14
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Thu, Jan 03, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2019. (60 min.)
Jan 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.) Call to make an appointment.
01/07

01/14
Personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Jan 2019

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
01/14

01/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2019

The Junior League of the Palm Beaches: Eye & Ear Screenings

Lantana Road Branch
Free eye and ear screenings at an early age give children the ability to learn at their full capacity without hearing and vision issues impairing their success. Ages 3-5. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
01/14
Free eye and ear screenings at an early age give children the ability to learn at their full capacity without hearing and vision issues impairing their success. Ages 3-5. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2019

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
01/14
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Current Events Discussion Group

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

01/14
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: William Howard & Nellie Taft

Jupiter Branch
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Thu, Jan 03, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2019. (60 min.)
01/13
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Thu, Jan 03, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2019. (60 min.)
Jan 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. 
01/13
This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
"Crazy Rich Asians." ©Warner Bros. (120 min.) Preregister. PG-13
01/13
"Crazy Rich Asians." ©Warner Bros. (120 min.) Preregister. PG-13
Jan 2019

Sunprint Silhouettes

Lantana Road Branch
Create a one-of-a-kind photo print developed by sunlight. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/08

01/13
Create a one-of-a-kind photo print developed by sunlight. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Chess Club

Belle Glade Branch
Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
01/12
Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Jan 2019

My Library. My Life! Teen Roundtable

Belle Glade Branch
PBCLS is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! Stop by to share your ideas for books and activities. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
01/12
PBCLS is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! Stop by to share your ideas for books and activities. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
Jan 2019

Teen Anime Club

Royal Palm Beach 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 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/12
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 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Perler™ Bead Party

Jupiter Branch
Use our patterns or your imagination to create fun characters and designs from Perler™ beads. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/12
Use our patterns or your imagination to create fun characters and designs from Perler™ beads. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 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. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/12
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. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Read Down Your Fines Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Children and teens are invited to "read down" those pesky fines accumulated over the past year. 15 minutes of reading=1 Dewey (Library) Buck! Snacks provided. Grades k-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/12
Children and teens are invited to "read down" those pesky fines accumulated over the past year. 15 minutes of reading=1 Dewey (Library) Buck! Snacks provided. Grades k-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 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. 
01/12
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants to trade. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Anime Club

Belle Glade 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. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/12
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2019

Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: William Howard & Nellie Taft

West Boca Branch
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Thu, Jan 03, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2019. (60 min.)
01/12

01/23
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Thu, Jan 03, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2019. (60 min.)
Jan 2019

Genealogy 101: Accessible Archives

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Learn about the newest online resource for American history available through the Genealogical Society of PBC Library. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/12
Learn about the newest online resource for American history available through the Genealogical Society of PBC Library. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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