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Activity Information
Jan 2019

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sign up for this six-session workshop. Have a turn reading two pages of your work for critique by the group. Offer constructive criticism to other writers. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 07. 
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03/20

04/03
Sign up for this six-session workshop. Have a turn reading two pages of your work for critique by the group. Offer constructive criticism to other writers. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jan 07. 
Feb 2019

Encore PBC: Community Education Series

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Encore PBC offers mid-life adults the opportunity to use their life and work experience in new careers, paid and unpaid, to improve their communities. A six session series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/06Rosemary Nixon discusses connecting Boomers to work and volunteer opportunities. Preregister. 

02/13Christine Catoggio explores navigating your next chapter. Preregister. 

02/20Anne Goldberg presents "Living Happy, It's a Choice". Tools for a happier you. Preregister. 

02/27Rosemary Nixon presents "How Do I Find New Work After 50?" Preregister. 

03/06Sheila Finkelstein discusses connecting with family/friends through technology. Preregister. 

03/13James Cassidy offers a holistic approach to wellness: mind, body, and soul. Preregister. 
Encore PBC offers mid-life adults the opportunity to use their life and work experience in new careers, paid and unpaid, to improve their communities. A six session series. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

PBS Documentary

Lantana Road Branch
"Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot." ©Teaching Tolerance/SouthernPoverty Law Center. (40 min.) First come, first served. Shown with permission. Not rated.
02/28
"Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot." ©Teaching Tolerance/SouthernPoverty Law Center. (40 min.) First come, first served. Shown with permission. Not rated.
Feb 2019

Tea & Talk: Book Discussion Conducted in Mandarin Chinese

West Boynton Branch
Participate in a lively book discussion in Mandarin Chinese while sipping aromatic tea. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
02/28
Participate in a lively book discussion in Mandarin Chinese while sipping aromatic tea. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. 
Feb 2019

Conversational Spanish

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking Spanish in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/14

02/21

02/28
Practice speaking Spanish in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Gardens 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 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/28
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 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Game Hub

Jupiter Branch
Play video games like Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart, as well as a variety of board games. Bring a friend! Ages 8-17. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/28
Play video games like Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart, as well as a variety of board games. Bring a friend! Ages 8-17. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Exercise your creativity with make and take crafts. Ages 4-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/28
Exercise your creativity with make and take crafts. Ages 4-9. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/14

02/28
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Instagram Basics

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
What's a filter? How do #hashtags work? Learn all of this and more with a tour of one of the most popular social media sites to date! Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/28
What's a filter? How do #hashtags work? Learn all of this and more with a tour of one of the most popular social media sites to date! Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Subcontracting Success for Small Business

Gardens Branch
Learn the basics of government subcontracting, the advantages and disadvantages of subcontracting, and the opportunities it provides for small businesses. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/28
Learn the basics of government subcontracting, the advantages and disadvantages of subcontracting, and the opportunities it provides for small businesses. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Tooth Fairy Cottage

Wellington Branch
Build a cozy home for everyone's favorite fairy on National Tooth Fairy Day. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
02/28
Build a cozy home for everyone's favorite fairy on National Tooth Fairy Day. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.) 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Gardens Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/07

02/14

02/21

02/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Gene Hackman Film Festival

West Boca Branch
This actor has won two Academy Awards and been nominated for three others over a career that has spanned five decades.  
02/07"Get Shorty." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (105 min.) 

02/14"The Birdcage." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (117 min.) 

02/21"Mississippi Burning." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (125 min.) 

02/28"The Royal Tenenbaums." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (110 min.) 
This actor has won two Academy Awards and been nominated for three others over a career that has spanned five decades.  
Feb 2019

Popcorn & Movie

West Boynton Branch
"Crazy Rich Asians." ©Warner Bros. (120 min.) A light jacket or sweater is recommended for your comfort. Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. PG-13
02/28
"Crazy Rich Asians." ©Warner Bros. (120 min.) A light jacket or sweater is recommended for your comfort. Preregister, beginning Wed, Jan 23. PG-13
Feb 2019

Backgammon

Lantana Road Branch
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/28
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/07

02/14

02/21

02/28
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
02/05

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02/12

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02/14

02/19

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02/20

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02/21

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02/26

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02/27

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02/28

02/28
One-on-one technology training for computers, tablets, e-readers and phones. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Feb 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. 
02/07

02/14

02/21

02/28
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. 
Feb 2019

Introduction to Morningstar Online Database

Lantana Road Branch
Introduction to the Morningstar online database which includes in-depth financial information on more than 21,000 stocks and funds. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/28
Introduction to the Morningstar online database which includes in-depth financial information on more than 21,000 stocks and funds. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Boogie Woogie Time!

Loula V. York Branch
Children and their parents are invited for music and movement, a simple story and craft! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/07Celebrate Love & Friendship I.

02/14Celebrate Love & Friendship II.

02/28Kindness Matters II.
Children and their parents are invited for music and movement, a simple story and craft! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
02/07

02/28
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.
Feb 2019

AARP Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes. Special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year’s returns. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
02/07

02/08

02/14

02/15

02/21

02/22

02/28
Individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes. Special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year’s returns. First come, first served. (4 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Line Dancing

Wellington Branch
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Writers LIVE! Presents: Harriet Alida Lye

Gardens Branch
Toronto-based writer Harriet Alida Lye will be discussing her debut novel, “The Honey Farm,” which has received praise from the New York Times and was selected as a 2018 Barnes & Noble Discover Pick. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Feb 8, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
02/27
Toronto-based writer Harriet Alida Lye will be discussing her debut novel, “The Honey Farm,” which has received praise from the New York Times and was selected as a 2018 Barnes & Noble Discover Pick. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Feb 8, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)
Feb 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Join other D&D enthusiasts as they assume the roles of characters journeying through a magical world. Books, dice and other materials provided. Ages 18 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/27
Join other D&D enthusiasts as they assume the roles of characters journeying through a magical world. Books, dice and other materials provided. Ages 18 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

E-Commerce: Social Media Video, Branding & Graphics

Jupiter Branch
Learn how to brand yourself and your business for online and social media platforms and create personal graphics with e-commerce instructor Rajeeyah Madinah. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Learn how to brand yourself and your business for online and social media platforms and create personal graphics with e-commerce instructor Rajeeyah Madinah. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
02/27
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Dorm Room Hot Cocoa

Glades Road Branch
Make easy hot cocoa in a crockpot. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Make easy hot cocoa in a crockpot. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Jupiter Branch
Have an idea for a library activity or art display? Need community service? Make a difference in your library by joining TAB! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Have an idea for a library activity or art display? Need community service? Make a difference in your library by joining TAB! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Book Chat: "Isle of Blood and Stone," by Makiia Lucier 

Belle Glade Branch
Copies available in the teen section. Pizza provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Copies available in the teen section. Pizza provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 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 for all or part of the time. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in for all or part of the time. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (3.5 hr.) 
Feb 2019

Letters to Birmingham

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
To conclude Black History Month, pen a letter to a past or present influential person in Black history. Snacks provided. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 
02/27
To conclude Black History Month, pen a letter to a past or present influential person in Black history. Snacks provided. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Afrique: West African Dance Instruction

Wellington Branch
Cardio meets culture in this beginning dance class presented by Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
02/27
Cardio meets culture in this beginning dance class presented by Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. First come, first served. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Palm Beach Opera Story Time

Main Library
The Palm Beach Opera provides a singalong story telling experience for all! Famous tales are brought to life in this interactive and memorable story time. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
The Palm Beach Opera provides a singalong story telling experience for all! Famous tales are brought to life in this interactive and memorable story time. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Unicorn Slime

Belle Glade Branch
Create, play and learn. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Create, play and learn. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

STEAM Club

Tequesta Branch
Engineer a helping hand. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Engineer a helping hand. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Crafternoon

Gardens Branch
Get creative! We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity! Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Get creative! We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity! Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Pancakes, for Goodness Sake

Jupiter Branch
You’ll "flip" over our fun activities all about pancakes! Stories, music and crafts about a sweet breakfast treat. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
You’ll "flip" over our fun activities all about pancakes! Stories, music and crafts about a sweet breakfast treat. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Readers Are Leaders!: Count on Pablo

Acreage Branch
Parents and kids discuss stories with positive values and life lessons. Then participate in games and activities that let kids practice that life skill. Snacks provided. Ages 5-7. (60 min.) 
02/27
Parents and kids discuss stories with positive values and life lessons. Then participate in games and activities that let kids practice that life skill. Snacks provided. Ages 5-7. (60 min.) 
Feb 2019

Bids & Business

Greenacres Branch
The Procurement Technical Assistance Center at FAU will explain the bid process and offer a resource list for small businesses. (90 min.) Call 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
02/27
The Procurement Technical Assistance Center at FAU will explain the bid process and offer a resource list for small businesses. (90 min.) Call 954-762-5235 to preregister. 
Feb 2019

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/06

02/13

02/20

02/27
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

Mixed Media Collage: Birds

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Come socialize and create a mixed media collage of a bird. Materials provided, but you can bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. (90 min.) Preregister. 
02/27
Come socialize and create a mixed media collage of a bird. Materials provided, but you can bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Feb 2019

The Crop Circle: Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Organize your photos and record your memories by using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
02/27
Organize your photos and record your memories by using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 

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