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Dec 2019

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües

Belle Glade Branch
Sábado, 07 de diciembre, 
3:15 pm

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Edades 4-8. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) 
12/07
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Edades 4-8. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) 
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. (45 min.) 
12/07
Dec 2019

Fun With Coding

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Learn to code with Code Palm Beach mentors! Fourteen laptops will be provided; personal laptops are also allowed. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 7-17. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/07
Learn to code with Code Palm Beach mentors! Fourteen laptops will be provided; personal laptops are also allowed. Parents/caregivers must attend. Ages 7-17. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Crafternoon

Belle Glade Branch
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
12/07
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Dec 2019

Holiday Music Concert With Papagayo Vocal Ensemble

Papagayo Ensamble Vocal le canta a la Navidad

Lantana Road Branch
Sábado, 07 de diciembre, 
2:30 pm

Enjoy traditional holiday music from Venezuela and Latin America. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
12/07
Enjoy traditional holiday music from Venezuela and Latin America. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Disfrute de un repertorio musical de villancicos tradicionales de Venezuela y Latinoamérica. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/07
Dec 2019

Glittery Jazzy Bookmarks

West Boca Branch
Create some unique and jazzy holiday bookmarks. A perfect gift to share with family and friends. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/07
Create some unique and jazzy holiday bookmarks. A perfect gift to share with family and friends. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Peppermint Soap Making Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Children, teens and parents are invited to create small bottles of peppermint soap to share with family and friends! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/07
Children, teens and parents are invited to create small bottles of peppermint soap to share with family and friends! Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

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

12/14 (2.5 hr.) 

12/28Winter Adventure Marathon. (3.5 hr.) 
Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited.
Dec 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.) 
12/07

12/15
Craft away the afternoon with an array of make and take crafts for the whole family! All ages. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Needleworkers' Guild

Lantana Road Branch
Do you enjoy embroidery, crocheting or knitting? Meet like-minded people and show off your work. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/07

12/21
Do you enjoy embroidery, crocheting or knitting? Meet like-minded people and show off your work. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Acoustic Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
12/07
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Not So Jolly, Holiday Movies

Glades Road Branch
12/07"Gremlins." ©Warner Bros. (106 min.)  PG 

12/14"The Nightmare Before Christmas." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (76 min.)  PG 
Dec 2019

Adult Book Discussion: "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," by Maya Angelou 

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Led by Dr. Esther Berry. Copies available at the member services desk. Refreshments provided. (2 hr.) 
12/07
Led by Dr. Esther Berry. Copies available at the member services desk. Refreshments provided. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

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.) 
12/07

12/14
Enjoy a quiet space to work on improving your scores. Ages 12-18. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Dec 2019

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. 
12/07Celebrate Love!

12/14Celebrate Joy!

12/21Winter Wonderland I.

12/28Winter Wonderland II.
Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Free Shredding Event

Greenacres Branch
Destroy your unwanted personal and business documents safely and securely. Check with the Information Desk for per person limit. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
12/07
Destroy your unwanted personal and business documents safely and securely. Check with the Information Desk for per person limit. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
Dec 2019

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.) 
12/07
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.) 
Dec 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. 
12/07
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. 
Dec 2019

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
12/07
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. First come, first served. (30 min.) 
Dec 2019

Community Identity Theft

Greenacres Branch
A Consumer Affairs investigator with PBC Public Safety will talk about safeguarding your identity. A free shredding event will follow from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/07
A Consumer Affairs investigator with PBC Public Safety will talk about safeguarding your identity. A free shredding event will follow from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 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. 
12/07

12/14

12/21

12/28
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. 
Dec 2019

Healthcare Enrollment Assistance One-On-One Sessions

Lantana Road Branch
Do you need health insurance? The Healthcare Open Enrollment window runs from Nov 01 - Dec 15. Navigators will be on-site to provide enrollment assistance. (4 hr.) Call 1-877-553-7453 to schedule an appointment. 
12/02

12/03

12/07

12/09

12/10

12/14
Do you need health insurance? The Healthcare Open Enrollment window runs from Nov 01 - Dec 15. Navigators will be on-site to provide enrollment assistance. (4 hr.) Call 1-877-553-7453 to schedule an appointment. 
Dec 2019

Handprint Keepsakes

Jupiter Branch
Preserve the memories of those tiny fingers and toes as a keepsake for yourself or as a gift. Materials provided. Ages 0-5. Limit 15. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/07
Preserve the memories of those tiny fingers and toes as a keepsake for yourself or as a gift. Materials provided. Ages 0-5. Limit 15. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

25 Days of Reading: Read-A-Thon

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
As an annual season of Christmas programming, we wanted to follow suit and encourage our young readers. 'Tis the season to be reading! 
12/02

12/03

12/04

12/05

12/06

12/07

12/09

12/10

12/11

12/12

12/13

12/14

12/16

12/17

12/18

12/19

12/20

12/21

12/23

12/26

12/27

12/28

12/30

12/31
As an annual season of Christmas programming, we wanted to follow suit and encourage our young readers. 'Tis the season to be reading! 
Dec 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. 
12/07

12/14

12/21

12/28
Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Helene Lundstrom in Concert

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Award-winning Swedish singer will entertain with a variety of holiday music including jazz, Broadway and opera. (45 min.) 
12/06
Award-winning Swedish singer will entertain with a variety of holiday music including jazz, Broadway and opera. (45 min.) 
Dec 2019

Clarion Handbell Choir

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Savor the sights and sounds of handbells as they entertain you with an array of songs featuring brass, strings, clarinet and percussion. (60 min.) 
12/06
Savor the sights and sounds of handbells as they entertain you with an array of songs featuring brass, strings, clarinet and percussion. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

50th Anniversary Holiday Event

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
For the finale of our year-long 50th Anniversary celebration, enjoy a family-friendly event to celebrate the season. The festive, after-hours holiday event includes performances by Victorian Voices of South Florida, Clarion Handbell Choir and Swedish Singer Helene Lundstrom. There will also be a silent auction of wreaths and door decorations to benefit the Friends of the Library.  Refreshments provided. (2.5 hr.) 
12/06
For the finale of our year-long 50th Anniversary celebration, enjoy a family-friendly event to celebrate the season. The festive, after-hours holiday event includes performances by Victorian Voices of South Florida, Clarion Handbell Choir and Swedish Singer Helene Lundstrom. There will also be a silent auction of wreaths and door decorations to benefit the Friends of the Library.  Refreshments provided. (2.5 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Victorian Voices of South Florida

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
A costumed, a cappella group that will charm your eyes as well as delight your ears with 4-part harmony arrangements of all your holiday favorites. The group is made up of professional singers who have been harmonizing together for years! Many are teachers in Palm Beach County.  (45 min.) 
12/06
A costumed, a cappella group that will charm your eyes as well as delight your ears with 4-part harmony arrangements of all your holiday favorites. The group is made up of professional singers who have been harmonizing together for years! Many are teachers in Palm Beach County.  (45 min.) 
Dec 2019

Cards & Snacks

Lantana Road Branch
Play a variety of card games, like Trash, Tunk, Spit and UNO, with your friends. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/06
Play a variety of card games, like Trash, Tunk, Spit and UNO, with your friends. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Gingerbread Cookie Decorating

Jupiter Branch
Celebrate the season of giving by making delicious gingerbread treats, enjoying music and meeting new friends. Materials will be provided. Ages 8-14. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/06
Celebrate the season of giving by making delicious gingerbread treats, enjoying music and meeting new friends. Materials will be provided. Ages 8-14. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Fun Holiday Card

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Creative greeting cards for family and friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
12/06
Creative greeting cards for family and friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
Dec 2019

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
12/06"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial." ©Universal Pictures. (115 min.)  PG 

12/13"The Angry Birds Movie 2." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (96 min.)  PG 

12/20"The Secret Life of Pets 2." ©Universal Pictures. (85 min.)  PG 
Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 
Dec 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book.  (90 min.) 
12/06
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book.  (90 min.) 
Dec 2019

Holiday Green Screen Photos

West Boynton Branch
Create a personal greeting card using a green screen to celebrate the old year or welcome in the new. 
12/06 (2 hr.) 

12/06 (3 hr.) 
Create a personal greeting card using a green screen to celebrate the old year or welcome in the new. 
Dec 2019

Veterans Services of PBC

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
12/06
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Civics Study Group

Loula V. York Branch
Join an informal study group to learn about the naturalization process and the civics test with flashcards, games and other study materials. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/06

12/20
Join an informal study group to learn about the naturalization process and the civics test with flashcards, games and other study materials. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Handmade Hour

Jupiter Branch
Bring your in-progress project and work on it with like-minded people. We will help each other if possible and also share inspiration, resources and skills. (90 min.) Preregister. 
12/06
Bring your in-progress project and work on it with like-minded people. We will help each other if possible and also share inspiration, resources and skills. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
12/06
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Writers' Critique Workshop

Wellington Branch
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) 
12/05
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) 
Dec 2019

Hooked on Crochet

Acreage Branch
Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends. Some materials provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
12/05
Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends. Some materials provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Nov 2019

Writers' Critique Group

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session. Limit 15. (90 min.) 
11/07

11/21

12/05

12/19

01/09

01/23
Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session. Limit 15. (90 min.) 
Dec 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Personalized attention in the areas of computers, mobile devices and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Preregister. 
12/05

12/05

12/05

12/12

12/12

12/12

12/19

12/19

12/19
Personalized attention in the areas of computers, mobile devices and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Pilates Mat

Tequesta Branch
An excellent low impact workout designed to improve your flexibility, coordination and balance. Please bring your own mat, towel and water. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
An excellent low impact workout designed to improve your flexibility, coordination and balance. Please bring your own mat, towel and water. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Silent Book Discussion

Jupiter Branch
This is a no-pressure group. Read what you want and share if you like. One hour of silent reading followed by 30 minutes of confabulation. BYO snack. Preregister. 
12/05
This is a no-pressure group. Read what you want and share if you like. One hour of silent reading followed by 30 minutes of confabulation. BYO snack. Preregister. 
Dec 2019

What's Fun at the Loxahatchee Refuge?

Greenacres Branch
Join Timothy Amann, Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge volunteer, for a visual slideshow of the sanctuary. Q&A to follow. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Join Timothy Amann, Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge volunteer, for a visual slideshow of the sanctuary. Q&A to follow. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Scandinavian Holiday Gnomes

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Join us as we make these adorable little gnomes, known traditionally as Tomte or Nisse, out of rice, felt, beads and faux fur. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Join us as we make these adorable little gnomes, known traditionally as Tomte or Nisse, out of rice, felt, beads and faux fur. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Create Holiday Wreaths

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Get ready for the holidays by making a wreath for yourself or making one to give as a gift. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
12/05
Get ready for the holidays by making a wreath for yourself or making one to give as a gift. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Dec 2019

Asistencia individualizada

(Book-A-Librarian, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Jueves, 05 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

Jueves, 12 de diciembre, 
2:00 pm

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae? ¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita. (50 min.) 
12/05

12/12
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae? ¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita. (50 min.) 

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