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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

American Experience: Stonewall Uprising

Gardens Branch
"American Experience: Stonewall Uprising." ©PBS. (90 min.)  This documentary film explores the dramatic event that launched a worldwide rights movement. When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
09/11
"American Experience: Stonewall Uprising." ©PBS. (90 min.)  This documentary film explores the dramatic event that launched a worldwide rights movement. When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 
Sep 2019

Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
"Bumblebee." ©Paramount Pictures. (113 min.) Refreshments provided. PG-13
09/11
"Bumblebee." ©Paramount Pictures. (113 min.) Refreshments provided. PG-13
Sep 2019

Ukelele Learn & Jam

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Join Cheri Lindroth for a lesson followed by a jam and singalong session. Bring your ukulele and music stand. All welcomed to listen or singalong! (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/11
Join Cheri Lindroth for a lesson followed by a jam and singalong session. Bring your ukulele and music stand. All welcomed to listen or singalong! (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 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.) Preregister. 
09/11
Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Grades 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Neighborhood Heroes

Greenacres Branch
Honor and remember first responders with a story and cards to share with our own local heroes. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Honor and remember first responders with a story and cards to share with our own local heroes. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Fan Club: Marvel vs. DC

Glades Road Branch
Discuss your favorite comic book publisher with other fans. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Discuss your favorite comic book publisher with other fans. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Royal Palm Beach Branch
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. (3.5 hr.) 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. (3.5 hr.) 
Sep 2019

Robot Obstacle Course With Spheros

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Future engineers required! Work together in a team to create an obstacle course then navigate your Sphero robot through it. No coding experience necessary. Ages 9 & up. Limit 22. (75 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Future engineers required! Work together in a team to create an obstacle course then navigate your Sphero robot through it. No coding experience necessary. Ages 9 & up. Limit 22. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

STEAM Club: Apple

Tequesta Branch
Art and science of an apple. Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Art and science of an apple. Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

After School Fun!

Main Library
It's time for some FUN after school! Play games, make crafts, and dance in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
It's time for some FUN after school! Play games, make crafts, and dance in this interactive and varied weekly activity! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Make Your Own Lava Lamp

Lantana Road Branch
We will be using science to make our own lava lamps. Ages 5-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
We will be using science to make our own lava lamps. Ages 5-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Spanish Exchange: Intermediate

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/04

09/11
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Chapter Crafters

Acreage Branch
Stories and crafts for school-aged kids to enjoy. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) 
09/11
Stories and crafts for school-aged kids to enjoy. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) 
Sep 2019

Super Crafty!

Wellington Branch
Unleash your inner hero by creating Captain America's shield. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
09/11
Unleash your inner hero by creating Captain America's shield. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Sep 2019

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/04

09/11

09/18
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

Main Library
Miércoles, 11 de septiembre, 
2:00 pm

Miércoles, 25 de septiembre, 
2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
09/11

09/25
Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/11
09/25
Sep 2019

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
09/11"Second Act." ©STX Entertainment. (103 min.)  PG-13 

09/24"McFarland USA." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (128 min.)  PG 
Sep 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. Space is limited. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
09/04

09/10

09/11

09/17

09/18

09/24
Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. Space is limited. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Sep 2019

Nova: First Man on the Moon

West Boca Branch
"Nova: First Man on the Moon." ©PBS. (54 min.)  This documentary presents an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the modest and unassuming Navy veteran who became the first to set foot on the moon. (60 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. TV-G
09/11
"Nova: First Man on the Moon." ©PBS. (54 min.)  This documentary presents an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the modest and unassuming Navy veteran who became the first to set foot on the moon. (60 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. TV-G
Sep 2019

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 
09/04

09/11

09/17

09/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 
Sep 2019

Chair Yoga

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn relaxation methods and exercise with certified Kripalu yoga instructor Carol Dias. Bring water and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/11
Learn relaxation methods and exercise with certified Kripalu yoga instructor Carol Dias. Bring water and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
Sep 2019

English Exchange

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) 
Sep 2019

Gentle Yoga

Jupiter Branch
Increase flexibility and strength in pursuit of a quiet mind through this ancient practice of well-being. Wear comfortable exercise attire and bring your mat. Space is limited. (70 min.) Preregister. 
09/04

09/11

09/18

09/25
Increase flexibility and strength in pursuit of a quiet mind through this ancient practice of well-being. Wear comfortable exercise attire and bring your mat. Space is limited. (70 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Chat about your favorite fandoms. Refreshments provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
09/10
Chat about your favorite fandoms. Refreshments provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
Sep 2019

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
09/10

09/24

09/28
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 
Sep 2019

Pajama Story Time

Jupiter Branch
Our stories, songs, rhymes and activities will promote and encourage a love of literacy, learning and imagination. Pajamas and stuffed animals encouraged! Ages 2-6. Space is limited. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
09/10
Our stories, songs, rhymes and activities will promote and encourage a love of literacy, learning and imagination. Pajamas and stuffed animals encouraged! Ages 2-6. Space is limited. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
Sep 2019

Career Transitions

West Boynton Branch
Discover an online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a resume, create cover letters, interview simulation practice and much more! (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/10
Discover an online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a resume, create cover letters, interview simulation practice and much more! (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Teen Advisory Council (TAC)

Glades Road Branch
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/10
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Are You Board? Game On!

Jupiter Branch
Gather your friends and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with favorites. A new game showcased each night, with others to play. Snacks provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/10Kingdomino - Compete with other lords to expand your kingdom.

09/24Munchkins - Backstab and steal your way out of the dungeon, treasure in hand.
Gather your friends and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with favorites. A new game showcased each night, with others to play. Snacks provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours. Must have 3.0 GPA or greater. Grades 6-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/03

09/10

09/17

09/24
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours. Must have 3.0 GPA or greater. Grades 6-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/03

09/10

09/17

09/24
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

LearningExpress Library™ for Teens!

West Boynton Branch
Discover online tutorials, practice tests and e-books. Prepare for AP®, ACT®, SAT®, GED® tests and more. Learn techniques for career and job searching. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/10
Discover online tutorials, practice tests and e-books. Prepare for AP®, ACT®, SAT®, GED® tests and more. Learn techniques for career and job searching. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Join other chess enthusiasts and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/10
Join other chess enthusiasts and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Minute to Win It!

Jupiter Branch
Challenge yourself, your friends and new friends with some goofy fun. What can you accomplish in 60 seconds or less? Snacks provided. Ages 9-14. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
09/10
Challenge yourself, your friends and new friends with some goofy fun. What can you accomplish in 60 seconds or less? Snacks provided. Ages 9-14. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Sep 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. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/10

09/26
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. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Frog & Toad Are Friends: The Real Story

West Boca Branch
You may have read the story about the fictional friends. Learn some facts from our friends at Daggerwing Nature Center and get an up-close look at a live animal. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
09/10
You may have read the story about the fictional friends. Learn some facts from our friends at Daggerwing Nature Center and get an up-close look at a live animal. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Acreage Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/03

09/10

09/17

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

STEAM Club

Wellington Branch
Use your science, design and engineering skills to make the longest chain you can, using only construction paper and scissors! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
09/10
Use your science, design and engineering skills to make the longest chain you can, using only construction paper and scissors! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Sep 2019

Spanish Exchange for Beginners

Lantana Road Branch
Learn key vocabulary words, practice simple expressions in Spanish about time, places, food, introducing yourself and more in a fun and informal environment. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/03

09/10
Learn key vocabulary words, practice simple expressions in Spanish about time, places, food, introducing yourself and more in a fun and informal environment. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Medicare 101

Jupiter Branch
Having difficulty understanding your Medicare options and benefits? Join SHINE for a free Medicare 101, original Medicare and Medicare Advantage presentation. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
09/10
Having difficulty understanding your Medicare options and benefits? Join SHINE for a free Medicare 101, original Medicare and Medicare Advantage presentation. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Sep 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. 
09/03Introduction to Gouache.

09/10Gouache Project.

09/17Open Studio.
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. 
Sep 2019

PBC Bar Association Presents Estate Planning

Main Library
Learn about strategies, as well as current laws governing Florida wills, trusts and probate. Sponsored by the PBC Bar Association. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/10

09/18
Learn about strategies, as well as current laws governing Florida wills, trusts and probate. Sponsored by the PBC Bar Association. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 03 de septiembre, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 10 de septiembre, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 17 de septiembre, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 24 de septiembre, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
09/03

09/10

09/17

09/24
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
¡Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros! (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse. 
09/03
09/10
09/17
09/24
Sep 2019

The State of Regenerative Orthopedics 2019

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn about new advances in regenerative medicine and how they compare to traditional surgery methods with Marc F. Matarazzo, M.D. Orthopedic Surgery. (60 min.) Preregister. 
09/10
Learn about new advances in regenerative medicine and how they compare to traditional surgery methods with Marc F. Matarazzo, M.D. Orthopedic Surgery. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Sep 2019

Avoiding & Minimizing Probate

West Boynton Branch
Attorney Jennifer Gomez discusses probate vs. non probate assets, probate alternatives and the pros/cons. (60 min.) 
09/10
Attorney Jennifer Gomez discusses probate vs. non probate assets, probate alternatives and the pros/cons. (60 min.) 
Sep 2019

Bingo

Glades Road Branch
Talking Books provides 10 Braille and 50 large print bingo cards designed for the visually impaired. Supplies provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 
09/10
Talking Books provides 10 Braille and 50 large print bingo cards designed for the visually impaired. Supplies provided. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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