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Beginning Mon, Apr 15, the hoopla monthly checkout limit will change from 12 to 7.
 
All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Sun, Apr 21 for Easter. No materials will be due on this day.
 
Activity Information
Apr 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. 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Adult Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Color pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/10
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Color pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Apr 2019

Belly Dancing Class

Lantana Road Branch
Learn how to belly dance with instructor Dawn Rhys, who teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/10

04/24
Learn how to belly dance with instructor Dawn Rhys, who teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Expect a lot of fun! Bring a bottle of water. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 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. 
04/10
Learn relaxation methods and exercise with certified Kripalu yoga instructor Carol Dias. Bring water and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 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. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
04/03

04/10

04/17

04/24
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Space is limited. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Apr 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.
04/02

04/03

04/09

04/10

04/16

04/17

04/23

04/24

04/30
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.
Apr 2019

National Library Week: Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Use a phone, tablet or digital camera to snap the seven items on our list. Win a small prize and enter a drawing for a gift card! Ages 2-17.
04/07

04/08

04/09

04/10

04/11

04/12

04/13
Use a phone, tablet or digital camera to snap the seven items on our list. Win a small prize and enter a drawing for a gift card! Ages 2-17.
Apr 2019

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
The game’s afoot with Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
04/09
The game’s afoot with Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.) 
Apr 2019

Tertulia literaria: "El ruido de las cosas al caer" de Juan Gabriel Vásquez

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Sound of Things Falling," by Juan Gabriel Vásquez

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Martes, 09 de abril, 
6:30 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
04/09
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Apr 2019

Could You Pass the Citizenship Test?

Wellington Branch
The PBC Bar Association will conduct a mock U.S. citizenship test. Learn about our constitution and government. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/09
The PBC Bar Association will conduct a mock U.S. citizenship test. Learn about our constitution and government. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
04/09
Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) 
Apr 2019

Cuddle-Up Story Time: It's National Library Week!

Greenacres Branch
Enjoy stories and rhymes, along with silly songs about books. Don’t forget your PJs. Stuffed animals are always welcome. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/09
Enjoy stories and rhymes, along with silly songs about books. Don’t forget your PJs. Stuffed animals are always welcome. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Are You Bored? 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.
04/09 (90 min.) 

04/23 (90 min.) 

04/27International Game Day! (2 hr.) 
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.
Apr 2019

English Exchange

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

04/09

04/16

04/23

04/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Apr 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. 
04/09
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. 
Apr 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. 
04/09

04/23
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Certified instructor Dr. Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

National Library Week Read-In

Main Library
Celebrate the love of reading and libraries! You are invited to read aloud a passage of a favorite book, a children’s story, or recite a poem. Choose from our selection of titles, or bring your favorite. Share your library story. What does the library mean to you? #MyLibraryMyStory #pbclibrary #50thAnniversary All ages. (2 hr.)  Preregister. 
04/09 Cancelled
Celebrate the love of reading and libraries! You are invited to read aloud a passage of a favorite book, a children’s story, or recite a poem. Choose from our selection of titles, or bring your favorite. Share your library story. What does the library mean to you? #MyLibraryMyStory #pbclibrary #50thAnniversary All ages. (2 hr.)  Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Drop-In Coloring Club: Showers & Flowers

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Come to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.) 
04/09
Come to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.) 
Apr 2019

A Visit From Daggerwing Nature Center

Glades Road Branch
Meet frogs and toads and learn about their habitats. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/09
Meet frogs and toads and learn about their habitats. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Main Library
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks. Grades 3-5. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
04/02Crazy Card Club.

04/09Flying Marshmallows.

04/16Let's Get LOUD.

04/23Toilet Paper Olympics.
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks. Grades 3-5. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
Apr 2019

Tech Time: Snap Circuits®

West Boca Branch
Learn about electricity by creating your own circuits to turn on a fan, make a buzzing noise and more! Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. 
04/09
Learn about electricity by creating your own circuits to turn on a fan, make a buzzing noise and more! Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. 
Apr 2019

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Learn about our free online tutoring available; feel free to bring your homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
04/02

04/09

04/30
Learn about our free online tutoring available; feel free to bring your homework. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Apr 2019

Palm Beach Opera Story Time

Main Library
The Palm Beach Opera provides a singalong storytelling experience for all! Famous tales are brought to life in this interactive and memorable story time. All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/09
The Palm Beach Opera provides a singalong storytelling experience for all! Famous tales are brought to life in this interactive and memorable story time. All ages. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Glowing Fireflies

Wellington Branch
Create a colorful firefly that truly glows! Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
04/09
Create a colorful firefly that truly glows! Ages 5-12. Limit 30. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Apr 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Acreage Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
04/02

04/09

04/23

04/30
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-5. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Apr 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. 
04/09

04/23
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. 
Apr 2019

Three Singing Women: Bette Midler, Carole King & Barbra Streisand

West Boynton Branch
Uncover information about these singers' early years, marriages and struggles to reach stardom. Hear what fame has meant to each in the past and present. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/09
Uncover information about these singers' early years, marriages and struggles to reach stardom. Hear what fame has meant to each in the past and present. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Cooking the Books: "A Common Table: 80 Recipes and Stories From My Shared Cultures," by Cynthia Chen McTernan 

West Boca Branch
Staff led cookbook discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
04/09
Staff led cookbook discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 
Apr 2019

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

Main Library
Martes, 02 de abril, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 09 de abril, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 16 de abril, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 23 de abril, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 30 de abril, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
04/02

04/09

04/16

04/23

04/30
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. 
04/02
04/09
04/16
04/23
04/30
Apr 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. 
04/02

04/09
Personalized attention in areas of computers, mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Join the Alzheimer's Association to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/09
Join the Alzheimer's Association to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 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. 
04/09Introduction to Acrylics.

04/16Acrylic Techniques.

04/23Acrylics Project.

04/30Open 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. 
Apr 2019

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. Group meets independently in the library on Tue, April 23, 1:30pm. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/09
Turn writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. Group meets independently in the library on Tue, April 23, 1:30pm. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

English Exchange

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

04/09

04/16

04/23

04/30
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Apr 2019

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tax help for low and moderate incomes. Priority for ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and completed 2017 tax returns. First come, first served. (3.5 hr.) 
04/02

04/05

04/09

04/12
Tax help for low and moderate incomes. Priority for ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and completed 2017 tax returns. First come, first served. (3.5 hr.) 
Apr 2019

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 comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/02

04/02

04/04

04/04

04/09

04/09

04/11

04/11

04/16

04/16

04/18

04/18

04/23

04/23

04/25

04/25

04/30

04/30
Often referred to as “meditation in motion,” Tai Chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Kiddie Stay & Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/09

04/16

04/23

04/30
Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Faux Leather Mini-Journals

Lantana Road Branch
Bind your own brightly colored pocket journal perfect for note-taking, list-making or bullet-journaling. Materials provided. Limit 16. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
04/09
Bind your own brightly colored pocket journal perfect for note-taking, list-making or bullet-journaling. Materials provided. Limit 16. (2.5 hr.) Preregister. 
Apr 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. 
04/09
Discover hoopla, a digital media service available anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with a library card. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Toddler Story Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Children and their parents are invited for music, fingerplays, simple stories and crafts! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/02Sea Creatures II.

04/09For the Love of Poetry I!

04/16For the Love of Poetry II!

04/23Love Your Mother (Earth) I.
Children and their parents are invited for music, fingerplays, simple stories and crafts! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
04/01

04/08

04/15

04/22

04/29
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Apr 2019

College 101: Writing Your College Application Résumé

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Need a résumé for your college application but don’t know where to begin? We have some useful tips to steer you in the right direction. Ages 14-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/08
Need a résumé for your college application but don’t know where to begin? We have some useful tips to steer you in the right direction. Ages 14-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) 
04/08
Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) 
Apr 2019

Parents & Students! Get College Ready!

Gardens Branch
Get practical answers to crucial questions about what students need to know about the college admissions process.  Grades 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/08Session 1: College Admissions: What to Look For and How to Get In!

04/15Session 2: How to Create a Balanced College List.

04/22Session 3: Parental Roll Workshop.
Get practical answers to crucial questions about what students need to know about the college admissions process.  Grades 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

The Coloring Club: Spring

Acreage Branch
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book to work on. Ages 13 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/08
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book to work on. Ages 13 & up. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 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 document, completed 2017 tax return and supporting material for tax preparation. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 
04/01

04/05

04/08

04/12

04/15
Earn $66,000 or less? Bring a valid photo ID, Social Security card, current tax document, completed 2017 tax return and supporting material for tax preparation. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

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