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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

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music, Books & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Discover hoopla, a digital media service available anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with a library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/12
Discover hoopla, a digital media service available anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with a library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Writers LIVE! Presents: Andrew Nagorski

Hagen Ranch 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

Mamma Griot & Her Rocking Story Bag!

Belle Glade Branch
An engaging, joyous celebration of music and the universal bonding that occurs through storytelling and the beauty of diversity. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/12
An engaging, joyous celebration of music and the universal bonding that occurs through storytelling and the beauty of diversity. (60 min.) Preregister. 
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

Toddler Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Our youngest members and their parents are invited for music, fingerplays, simple stories and a craft! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/05Celebrate Love & Friendship I.

02/12Celebrate Love & Friendship II.

02/26Kindness Matters II.
Our youngest members and their parents are invited for music, fingerplays, simple stories and a craft! Ages 1-2. (45 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

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/04

02/11

02/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

This Lady Sings the Blues

Gardens Branch
Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday and others come alive as Dr. Naima Johnston Bush shares and sings the history behind the early years of this American art form. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/11
Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday and others come alive as Dr. Naima Johnston Bush shares and sings the history behind the early years of this American art form. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

The Coloring Club: Valentine's Day

Acreage Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own.  Ages 13 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/11
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own.  Ages 13 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/11
Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Family Night Out

Jupiter Branch
"Cars." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (116 min.) A craft will accompany the movie. Snacks provided. All ages. Space is limited. Preregister. G
02/11
"Cars." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (116 min.) A craft will accompany the movie. Snacks provided. All ages. Space is limited. Preregister. G
Feb 2019

STEM: Coding Basics

Belle Glade Branch
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/11
Create, play and learn simple coding through hands-on activities and games. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Fuzzy Valentine Bookmarks

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Color your own fuzzy valentine bookmarks! Snacks provided. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
02/11
Color your own fuzzy valentine bookmarks! Snacks provided. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Valentine's Day Perler Parlor

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Get creative with different patterns and designs with Perler® Beads for Valentine’s Day. Ages 9 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/11
Get creative with different patterns and designs with Perler® Beads for Valentine’s Day. Ages 9 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 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 documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials for free tax preparation. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
02/01

02/04

02/08

02/11

02/15

02/22

02/25
Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, Social Security card, current tax documents, completed 2017 tax return and supporting materials for free tax preparation. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Spanish Club for Niños!

¡Club de Español para niños!

West Boynton Branch
Lunes, 11 de febrero, 
3:30 pm

Packed with songs, rhymes, jokes and tongue twisters, Spanish Club engages children for a memorable and enjoyable time. For any level Spanish, native to novice. Edades 6 en adelante. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
02/11
Packed with songs, rhymes, jokes and tongue twisters, Spanish Club engages children for a memorable and enjoyable time. For any level Spanish, native to novice. Edades 6 en adelante. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Lleno de canciones, rimas, chistes y trabalenguas, el Club de Español atrae a los niños para pasar momentos memorables y agradables. Para cualquier nivel de español, nativo o novato. Edades 6 en adelante. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
02/11
Feb 2019

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Make a fun Valentine's Day craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
02/11
Make a fun Valentine's Day craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Elephant & Piggie Day

West Boca Branch
To celebrate Mo Willems' Birthday, we will read a book, play a game and create a craft. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/11
To celebrate Mo Willems' Birthday, we will read a book, play a game and create a craft. Ages 5 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

Classic Board Games

Gardens Branch
Choose from a selection of board games to play with your buddies, family or someone new. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/11
Choose from a selection of board games to play with your buddies, family or someone new. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
"History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration."  St. Brendan-The Travels of an Irish Monk. Xuanzang's Journey to the West. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
02/11
"History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration."  St. Brendan-The Travels of an Irish Monk. Xuanzang's Journey to the West. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Feb 2019

Make a Comic

Wellington Branch
Create and design your own colorful comic strips with us. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
02/11
Create and design your own colorful comic strips with us. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Sign up for your 15 minutes with a furry listener. Ages 6-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
02/11

02/25
Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Sign up for your 15 minutes with a furry listener. Ages 6-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Crochet Club

Lantana Road Branch
Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/11
Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Boca Raton: A Brief History

Glades Road Branch
Fascinating history presentation by the Boca Raton Historical Society. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/11
Fascinating history presentation by the Boca Raton Historical Society. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Spanish Exchange

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/04

02/11
Practice speaking Spanish in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/04

02/11

02/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 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. 
02/11
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Off the Page: Pop-Up Flower Card

Lantana Road Branch
Make a bouquet of paper flowers bloom every time you open this card. All materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/11
Make a bouquet of paper flowers bloom every time you open this card. All materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/04

02/11
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Chess Club

Jupiter Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/10
Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Joy Dance & Singing Group

West Boynton Branch
Glimpse Chinese Culture through dance and music to celebrate the Chinese New Year. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
02/10
Glimpse Chinese Culture through dance and music to celebrate the Chinese New Year. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
Feb 2019

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
"BlacKkKlansman." ©Focus Features. (135 min.) Preregister. R
02/10
"BlacKkKlansman." ©Focus Features. (135 min.) Preregister. R
Feb 2019

Sahaja Meditation

Acreage Branch
This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/10
This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Sand Art

Lantana Road Branch
Explore your creative side with awesome sand art creations. Grades 1-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/10
Explore your creative side with awesome sand art creations. Grades 1-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book Arts

Acreage Branch
Transform books into works of art by learning the basics of book origami. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/10
Transform books into works of art by learning the basics of book origami. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. Limit 8. (60 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

We "Heart" Books Bingo

Greenacres Branch
Join us for Book Bingo and win a book! Play to your heart’s content with candy conversation heart markers. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/09
Join us for Book Bingo and win a book! Play to your heart’s content with candy conversation heart markers. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 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. 
02/09
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. 
Feb 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. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
02/09
PBCLS is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! Stop by to share your ideas for books and activities. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

DIY Bird Feeders

Acreage Branch
Celebrate National Bird-Feeding Month by creating your own bird feeder using recycled items. Materials provided. Bring a glue gun if you have one. Ages 14 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/09
Celebrate National Bird-Feeding Month by creating your own bird feeder using recycled items. Materials provided. Bring a glue gun if you have one. Ages 14 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Anime Club

Belle Glade Branch
Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga, and discover new ones. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
02/09
Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga, and discover new ones. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Feb 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. 
02/09
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants to trade. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
02/09 (2.5 hr.) 

02/16 (2.5 hr.) 

02/23 (2.5 hr.) 
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
Feb 2019

Vale-nope! Anti-Valentine's Day

Main Library
Are all the lovey-dovey people affecting your upchuck reflexes? If so, come join our Anti-Valentine's Day celebrations with music, food and crafts. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/09
Are all the lovey-dovey people affecting your upchuck reflexes? If so, come join our Anti-Valentine's Day celebrations with music, food and crafts. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Genealogy & DNA Discussion Group

Main Library
The DNA Special Interest Group of the Genealogical Society of PBC will look at the ways people can detect Native American ancestry using DNA. Beginners welcome. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/09
The DNA Special Interest Group of the Genealogical Society of PBC will look at the ways people can detect Native American ancestry using DNA. Beginners welcome. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Super Saturday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Children and their parents are invited for stories and creative activities! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/02Inspire Your Heart With Art!

02/09Celebrate Love & Friendship I.

02/16Celebrate Love & Friendship II.

02/23Kindness Matters I.
Children and their parents are invited for stories and creative activities! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Adventures With Ms. Dez: What's Bugging You?

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Rushing means missing simple lessons from tiny creatures. Enchanting bugs will change our view as we learn patience, perseverance and the effects of potty talk. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/09
Rushing means missing simple lessons from tiny creatures. Enchanting bugs will change our view as we learn patience, perseverance and the effects of potty talk. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 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 coloring book. Limit 10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/09
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Limit 10. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 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.) 
02/09

02/19
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.) 
Feb 2019

Tai Chi for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/02

02/09

02/23

02/16
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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