Activity Information
Jan 2020

Reading Buddies Winter 2020 Session Registration

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Children are paired with a teen volunteer to practice reading and play literacy games. Registration for winter starts Mon, Jan 13 at 4:00 pm. Grades 1-5. Limit 10. First come, first served. 
01/13
Children are paired with a teen volunteer to practice reading and play literacy games. Registration for winter starts Mon, Jan 13 at 4:00 pm. Grades 1-5. Limit 10. First come, first served. 
Jan 2020

Family Paint Time

Main Library
Every child is an artist and so is their grownup! Come enjoy this family-centered painting activity. Great for all ages and abilities. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
01/13
Every child is an artist and so is their grownup! Come enjoy this family-centered painting activity. Great for all ages and abilities. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boynton Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Call or stop by to sign up for a 15-minute slot. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, Dec 20. 
01/13
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Call or stop by to sign up for a 15-minute slot. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, Dec 20. 
Jan 2020

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
01/13
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Jan 2020

Sand Art Fun

Lantana Road Branch
Explore your creative side. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/13
Explore your creative side. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Too Good

Gardens Branch
A 10-week program that increases social and emotional skills in children. Each week builds on skills learned in prior weeks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
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01/13

01/27
A 10-week program that increases social and emotional skills in children. Each week builds on skills learned in prior weeks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

All About Amateur Radio

Jupiter Branch
Albert Moreschi of the Jupiter-Tequesta Repeater Group will talk about amateur radio, public service and ham radio examinations. Learn your name in Morse Code! (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/13
Albert Moreschi of the Jupiter-Tequesta Repeater Group will talk about amateur radio, public service and ham radio examinations. Learn your name in Morse Code! (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

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 10 minutes with a furry listener. Ages 6-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
01/13
Practice reading with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read to them. Sign up for your 10 minutes with a furry listener. Ages 6-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Jan 2020

English Exchange

West Boynton Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/13

01/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed.  The Maya, Aztecs, and Mesoamerica. Olmec Civilization Emerges.Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
01/13
Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed.  The Maya, Aztecs, and Mesoamerica. Olmec Civilization Emerges.Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Jan 2020

Crochet Collective

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners bring an H hook and light colored worsted yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/13
Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners bring an H hook and light colored worsted yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/13

01/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Literature Review: Margaret Atwood

Glades Road Branch
From "The Handmaid's Tale" to "The Testaments," Margaret Atwood's take on the rise and fall of the Republic of Gilead. Discussion facilitated by Dr. Ronald Meyers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/13
From "The Handmaid's Tale" to "The Testaments," Margaret Atwood's take on the rise and fall of the Republic of Gilead. Discussion facilitated by Dr. Ronald Meyers. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
01/06

01/13

01/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2020

Presidents & Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: George H.W. & Barbara Bush

Lantana Road Branch
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Mon, Dec 16, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2020. (60 min.)
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01/13
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Mon, Dec 16, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2020. (60 min.)
Jan 2020

Money 201

West Boynton Branch
Enjoy fun games and activities to help reinforce your newly acquired knowledge. Prerequisite Money 101 or an eagerness to learn the value of a dollar. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, Dec 20. 
01/04

01/13
Enjoy fun games and activities to help reinforce your newly acquired knowledge. Prerequisite Money 101 or an eagerness to learn the value of a dollar. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, Dec 20. 
Jan 2020

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. 
01/13
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 2020

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/06

01/13
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Snowmen in Disguise

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Pick up a snowman and decorate it as a character from a favorite book. Return it for a prize from our treasure box. Snowmen will be displayed for all to enjoy! Ages 2-12.
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Pick up a snowman and decorate it as a character from a favorite book. Return it for a prize from our treasure box. Snowmen will be displayed for all to enjoy! Ages 2-12.
Jan 2020

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (161 min.) Preregister. R
01/12
"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (161 min.) Preregister. R
Jan 2020

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. 
01/12

01/26
This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Presidents & Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: George H.W. & Barbara Bush

Jupiter Branch
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Mon, Dec 16, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2020. (60 min.)
01/12
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Mon, Dec 16, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2020. (60 min.)
Jan 2020

Sensory Friendly Browsing Hours

Tiempo silencioso y amigable para la búsqueda de materiales

Lantana Road Branch
Domingo, 12 de enero, 
10:30 am

Special library hours designed to provide a calmer environment and/or attend a musical playtime for children and adults with special needs and their families. Todas las edades. Cupo limitado. All ages. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
01/12
Special library hours designed to provide a calmer environment and/or attend a musical playtime for children and adults with special needs and their families. Todas las edades. Cupo limitado. All ages. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Horas especiales en la biblioteca diseñadas para proveer un ambiente más sereno con actividades musicales para niños y adultos con necesidades especiales y sus familias. Todas las edades. Cupo limitado. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
01/12
Jan 2020

Anime Saturday

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Enjoy watching anime with your friends while you eat Pocky and popcorn. Learn about the latest manga titles we have in our collection. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/11
Enjoy watching anime with your friends while you eat Pocky and popcorn. Learn about the latest manga titles we have in our collection. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Winter Make & Take

West Boynton Branch
Spend Saturday "crafternoon" making a variety of winter themed crafts. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, Dec 20. 
01/11
Spend Saturday "crafternoon" making a variety of winter themed crafts. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, Dec 20. 
Jan 2020

Anime Club

Belle Glade Branch
Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga and discover new ones. Refreshments provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
01/11
Watch anime with your friends, talk about your favorite manga and discover new ones. Refreshments provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) 
Jan 2020

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. 
01/11
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants to trade. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Presidents & Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: George H.W. & Barbara Bush

Acreage Branch
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Mon, Dec 16, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2020. (60 min.)
01/11http://registration.pbclibrary.org/programsignup/presidents2020/registration-ACR-20200111-2pm.php
William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Preregistration begins Mon, Dec 16, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2020. (60 min.)
Jan 2020

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.) 
01/11

01/19
Craft away the afternoon with an array of make and take crafts for the whole family! All ages. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jan 2020

Steven Spielberg Film Fest

Glades Road Branch
Preregister. 
01/11"Jaws." ©Universal Pictures. (124 min.)  PG 

01/18"Raiders of the Lost Ark." ©Paramount Pictures. (115 min.)  PG 
Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Fake News Game Show

Main Library
What is fake news and how do you spot it? Learn how in this fun, fast-paced game show presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, Florida Pro Chapter. Ages 13 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/11
What is fake news and how do you spot it? Learn how in this fun, fast-paced game show presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, Florida Pro Chapter. Ages 13 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
01/04New Year Adventure Marathon. (3.5 hr.) 

01/11 (2.5 hr.) 

01/18 (2.5 hr.) 

01/25 (2.5 hr.) 
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
Jan 2020

Dungeons & Dragons

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/11
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Refreshments provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Crafternoon

Jupiter Branch
Creative crafting is a good way to enhance mental health and make new friends. Join us monthly for an exciting craft project to get your creative juices flowing. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
01/11
Creative crafting is a good way to enhance mental health and make new friends. Join us monthly for an exciting craft project to get your creative juices flowing. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Are You a Mayflower Descendant?

Main Library
Are you a descendant of the settlers on the Mayflower? Join the Mayflower Society as they celebrate the 400th anniversary of the landing of the Mayflower. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/11
Are you a descendant of the settlers on the Mayflower? Join the Mayflower Society as they celebrate the 400th anniversary of the landing of the Mayflower. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Suits for Seniors Presents: How to Invest

Main Library
Matching professional mentors and youth to elevate to better career opportunities, personal fulfillment and a life filled with promise. Ages 15-19. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/11
Matching professional mentors and youth to elevate to better career opportunities, personal fulfillment and a life filled with promise. Ages 15-19. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

College Readiness: SAT®/ACT® Practice Sessions

Belle Glade Branch
Enjoy a quiet space to work on improving your scores. Ages 12-18. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
01/11

01/18
Enjoy a quiet space to work on improving your scores. Ages 12-18. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Jan 2020

Tai Chi for Balance

Jupiter Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion”, tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Limit 20. (55 min.) Preregister. 
01/11

01/18

01/25
Often referred to as “meditation in motion”, tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Limit 20. (55 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

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. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/11
Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

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. 
01/11I Have a Dream I!

01/18I Have a Dream II!

01/25Kindness Matters I.
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Gratitude Jars

Belle Glade Branch
Gratitude is such an important thing and plays a huge role in success and happiness. Limit 10. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/11
Gratitude is such an important thing and plays a huge role in success and happiness. Limit 10. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Saturday Morning Fun

Glades Road Branch
Stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Preregister. 
01/11
Stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Children's Playful Yoga

Acreage Branch
Bring the family and learn relaxing stretches with certified yoga instructor Dr. Maruti Ram Gudavalli. Bring water, a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/11
Bring the family and learn relaxing stretches with certified yoga instructor Dr. Maruti Ram Gudavalli. Bring water, a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Your Health Matters!

Main Library
Health Literacy is the ability to find, manage and understand basic health information and services needed. Co-sponsored by Health Council of Southeast Florida. Snacks provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
01/11

01/18

01/25
Health Literacy is the ability to find, manage and understand basic health information and services needed. Co-sponsored by Health Council of Southeast Florida. Snacks provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

Shout! Cheer! Stomp & Turn!

West Boca Branch
Give me an H-E-L-L-O! Spells Hello! Let’s learn a few fun cheers to show our family and friend that we are preparing for the Super Bowl! Grades 3-8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
01/11
Give me an H-E-L-L-O! Spells Hello! Let’s learn a few fun cheers to show our family and friend that we are preparing for the Super Bowl! Grades 3-8. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

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. 
01/04

01/11

01/18

01/25
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. 
Jan 2020

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. 
01/04

01/11

01/18

01/25
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jan 2020

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. 
01/10

01/24
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. 

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