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Activity Information
Aug 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. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
08/07

08/13

08/14

08/20

08/21

08/27
Book an appointment for a one-on-one technology training or e-reader session with a library staff member. First come, first served. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Aug 2019

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

West Boynton Branch
Explore and play as you immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 7 & up. First come, first served. 
08/05 (5 hr.) 

08/06 (3 hr.) 

08/06 (3 hr.) 

08/12 (2 hr.) 

08/13 (3 hr.) 

08/13 (3 hr.) 

08/21 (2 hr.) 

08/23 (3 hr.) 

08/26 (3 hr.) 

08/28 (5 hr.) 
Explore and play as you immerse yourself in a 3D environment! Ages 7 & up. First come, first served. 
Aug 2019

Mindful Art

Lantana Road Branch
Introduce your child to ways they can practice being mindful and explore self-expression through art. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/06
Introduce your child to ways they can practice being mindful and explore self-expression through art. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Mini Book + Art: "A is for Activist," Written & Illustrated by Innosanto Nagara + "Your Story My Curse," by Wangechi Mutu

Mini Libro + Arte: "A de activista" escrito por Martha González e ilustrado por Innosanto Nagara + “Tu historia mi maldición” by Wangechi Mutu

Main Library
Martes, 06 de agosto, 
3:30 pm

Each activity highlights a selected book and artwork, in collaboration with the Norton Museum of Art. Made possible through the Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Edades 6-8. Cupo limitado. Ages 6-8. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
08/06
Each activity highlights a selected book and artwork, in collaboration with the Norton Museum of Art. Made possible through the Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Edades 6-8. Cupo limitado. Ages 6-8. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
Este taller se enfocará en un libro y una obra de arte en colaboración con el Norton Museum of Art y es posible gracias a la generosidad del Diane y Bruce Halle Foundation. Edades 6-8. Cupo limitado. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
08/06 Edades 6-8. Cupo limitado. Se requiere registrarse. 
Aug 2019

Candy Sushi

Glades Road Branch
Learn about the history of sushi rolling and make candy sushi rolls. Presented by Benihana. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/06
Learn about the history of sushi rolling and make candy sushi rolls. Presented by Benihana. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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. Limit 12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/06

08/13
Learn key vocabulary words, practice simple expressions in Spanish about time, places, food, introducing yourself and more in a fun and informal environment. Limit 12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Hearing Loss Talk With Bethesda Health

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Audiologist Rona Ackerman will talk about the causes of hearing loss and new technologies to help improve it. Q&A session. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/06
Audiologist Rona Ackerman will talk about the causes of hearing loss and new technologies to help improve it. Q&A session. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos

West Boca Branch
Martes, 06 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
08/06
Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
08/06
Aug 2019

Drop-In Coloring Club: In the Good Ol' Summertime

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Color your cares away with our coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.) 
08/06
Color your cares away with our coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.) 
Aug 2019

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 06 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 13 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 20 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 27 de agosto, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
08/06

08/13

08/20

08/27
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. 
08/06
08/13
08/20
08/27
Aug 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Personalized attention in areas of computers, mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/06

08/13

08/20

08/27
Personalized attention in areas of computers, mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/06

08/20
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

All Five Domino Fun

Belle Glade Branch
Math can be fun and exciting! Join us for dominoes to prove it. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/06
Math can be fun and exciting! Join us for dominoes to prove it. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

K-Prep

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Get ready! Get set! Go ... to a story time to practice your listening skills. Then sing, rhyme and do a craft to practice hand and eye coordination. Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/06
Get ready! Get set! Go ... to a story time to practice your listening skills. Then sing, rhyme and do a craft to practice hand and eye coordination. Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Family Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Music, stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/06

08/13

08/20

08/31
Music, stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Mahjong Night

Acreage Branch
Get together with other players for a night of fun! (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
08/05
Get together with other players for a night of fun! (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) 
08/05
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.) 
Aug 2019

The Volen Center

Glades Road Branch
An introduction to the Volen Center's services, with a brief explanation of Alzheimer's Disease. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/05
An introduction to the Volen Center's services, with a brief explanation of Alzheimer's Disease. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Movies at Main

Main Library
Preregister. 
08/02"Captain Marvel." ©Marvel. (124 min.)  PG-13 

08/05"Tales of Masked Men." ©Echo Park Films. (55 min.)  Not rated. 
Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

West Boynton 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 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/05
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 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
08/05

08/12

08/19

08/26
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) 
Aug 2019

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/05

08/19
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Shark Art

Wellington Branch
Celebrate shark week by taking a chomp out of our colorful arts and crafts. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
08/04
Celebrate shark week by taking a chomp out of our colorful arts and crafts. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Aug 2019

Hogwarts Under the Stars

Jupiter Branch
We're bringing the magic of the outdoors into the library. Bring some friends, a blanket and a pillow to chill out under the night sky and watch a movie! Snacks provided. Preregister. 
08/01"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix." ©Warner Bros. (138 min.)  PG-13 

08/04"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1." ©Warner Bros. (146 min.)  PG-13 

08/08"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2." ©Warner Bros. (130 min.)  PG-13 
We're bringing the magic of the outdoors into the library. Bring some friends, a blanket and a pillow to chill out under the night sky and watch a movie! Snacks provided. Preregister. 
Aug 2019

SAT® Practice Test

West Boca Branch
Simulate the SAT® test day experience and get tips to improve your score from Revolution Prep. Grades 10 & up.  Limit 35. (3.5 hr.) Preregister. 
08/04
Simulate the SAT® test day experience and get tips to improve your score from Revolution Prep. Grades 10 & up.  Limit 35. (3.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/04

08/25
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Beach Blanket Bingo

Greenacres Branch
Grab a beach blanket, bring your friends, and chill out as we celebrate summer with music, bingo and prizes. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/03
Grab a beach blanket, bring your friends, and chill out as we celebrate summer with music, bingo and prizes. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

MovieCon

Glades Road Branch
Celebrate DeweyCon with a movie marathon and superhero film discussion. Ages 10 & up. Preregister. 
08/03"Spider-Man." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (121 min.)  PG-13 

08/10"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (117 min.)  PG 

08/17Discuss all your favorite superhero movies from any series or saga.
Celebrate DeweyCon with a movie marathon and superhero film discussion. Ages 10 & up. Preregister. 
Aug 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.) 
08/03
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) 
Aug 2019

Dungeons & Dragons Marathon

Acreage Branch
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (3.5 hr.) 
08/03
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (3.5 hr.) 
Aug 2019

Super Summer Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/03
Stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!

Greenacres Branch
Get ready for your first day at “big” school with stories, music and a craft. Ages 4-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/03
Get ready for your first day at “big” school with stories, music and a craft. Ages 4-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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. 
08/03

08/10

08/17

08/24

08/31
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Intermediate Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Intermediate tai chi experience is required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/03

08/10

08/17

08/24

08/31
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Intermediate tai chi experience is required. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Friday Afternoon Movie

Greenacres Branch
"Wonder Park." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 3 & up. Preregister. PG
08/02
"Wonder Park." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 3 & up. Preregister. PG
Aug 2019

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. 
08/02The Birth of History. From Greek Religion To Socratic Philosophy. Plato and Aristotle.  The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander. 

08/09The Hellenistic World. The Rise of Rome. The Roman Republic- Government and Politics. Roman Imperialism. 

08/16The Culture of the Roman Republic. Rome-From Republic to Empire. The Pax Romana. Rome's Golden and Silver Ages. 

08/23Jesus and the New Testament. The Emergence of a Christian Church. Late Antiquity-Crisis and Response. Barbarians and Emperors. 

08/30The Emergence of the Catholic Church. Christian Culture in Late Antiquity. Muhammad and Islam. The Birth of Byzantium. 
The Foundations of Western Civilization. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister. Shown with permission. 
Aug 2019

Block Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Flex your creative muscles and build a little universe with LEGOs®! Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/02
Flex your creative muscles and build a little universe with LEGOs®! Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Movie Matinee

West Boynton Branch
All ages. Preregister. 
08/02"How to Train Your Dragon 2." ©DreamWorks Animation. (105 min.)  PG 

08/10"Mary Poppins Returns." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (130 min.)  PG 
All ages. Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Tai Chi

Main Library
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Presented by Master Ken Smith. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
08/01

08/08

08/15

08/22

08/29
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Presented by Master Ken Smith. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 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.) Preregister. 
08/01
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Hooked on Crochet

Acreage Branch
Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/01
Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Writers' Workshop

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.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jul 22. 
08/01

08/15

08/29

09/12

09/26

10/10
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.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jul 22. 
Aug 2019

Get on the Bus!

Glades Road Branch
Explore a Palm Tran bus and learn how buses help us get from place to place. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
08/01
Explore a Palm Tran bus and learn how buses help us get from place to place. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

Create a Memory Page: Scrapbooking Fun

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Bring personal photos or memorabilia, we will provide the rest. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/01
Bring personal photos or memorabilia, we will provide the rest. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
08/01

08/08

08/15

08/22

08/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Aug 2019

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch





Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/01

08/08

08/15

08/22

08/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister. 

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