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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed Thu, Jul 04, for Independence Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 
Activity Information
Jul 2019

Escape From Mars Base 13

Acreage Branch
To survive this challenging escape room you'll need a team working together to contain threats and find clues to get out before it's too late. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/31

07/31
To survive this challenging escape room you'll need a team working together to contain threats and find clues to get out before it's too late. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Movie Night

Wellington Branch
"Guardians of the Galaxy." ©Marvel. (121 min.) Preregister. PG-13
07/31
"Guardians of the Galaxy." ©Marvel. (121 min.) Preregister. PG-13
Jul 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 will be available. Snacks provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/31
Join other D&D enthusiasts as they assume the roles of characters journeying through a magical world. Books, dice and other materials will be available. Snacks provided. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Blast Into Space Escape Room

Lantana Road Branch
Race the clock with puzzles and clues to escape the room. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
Race the clock with puzzles and clues to escape the room. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
07/14

07/31
Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2019

French Conversation Group

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Meet the Author: Stephanie Anderson

Jupiter Branch
Stephanie Anderson, author and Florida Atlantic University professor, discusses her book, “One Size Fits None: A Farm Girl’s Search for the Promise of Regenerative Agriculture.” Learn about her findings from following numerous farmers across the United States and how transitioning from sustainable to regenerative agriculture may be vital to providing nutrient-rich food and fighting climate change. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
Stephanie Anderson, author and Florida Atlantic University professor, discusses her book, “One Size Fits None: A Farm Girl’s Search for the Promise of Regenerative Agriculture.” Learn about her findings from following numerous farmers across the United States and how transitioning from sustainable to regenerative agriculture may be vital to providing nutrient-rich food and fighting climate change. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

NOVA: First Man on the Moon

Gardens Branch
"NOVA: First Man on the Moon." ©PBS. (53 min.)  This documentary presents an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the modest and unassuming Navy veteran who became the first to set foot on the moon. (60 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. Not rated.
07/31
"NOVA: First Man on the Moon." ©PBS. (53 min.)  This documentary presents an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the modest and unassuming Navy veteran who became the first to set foot on the moon. (60 min.) Preregister.  Shown with permission. Not rated.
Jul 2019

Escape From Mars Base 9

Acreage Branch
Kids and grown-ups work together to contain threats and find clues to escape before it's too late. Ages 8-11. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
07/31

07/31
Kids and grown-ups work together to contain threats and find clues to escape before it's too late. Ages 8-11. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 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 anytime. Snacks provided. (3.5 hr.) 
07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. Snacks provided. (3.5 hr.) 
Jul 2019

The Amazing Mr. A’s Star Force Spectacular!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Don’t miss your chance to help unleash the force in this variety-style magic show! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
Don’t miss your chance to help unleash the force in this variety-style magic show! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Happy Birthday, Harry!

Glades Road Branch
Today is Harry Potter’s birthday! Celebrate with games, crafts and more! Ages 7-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
Today is Harry Potter’s birthday! Celebrate with games, crafts and more! Ages 7-12. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
Challenge your friends to a friendly game of chess. Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) 
Jul 2019

Back to School Young Jedis

Gardens Branch
In a galaxy far, far away ... the force guides you to our “Star Wars” back-to-school celebration. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
In a galaxy far, far away ... the force guides you to our “Star Wars” back-to-school celebration. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Pizza, Pages & Potter Pictures: A Harry Potter Celebration

Main Library
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." ©Warner Bros. (150 min.) Discuss the first book, watch the movie and enjoy pizza and cupcakes. Refreshments provided. Ages 11-18. Preregister. PG
07/31
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." ©Warner Bros. (150 min.) Discuss the first book, watch the movie and enjoy pizza and cupcakes. Refreshments provided. Ages 11-18. Preregister. PG
Jul 2019

Thank You Party & Line Dancing

Belle Glade Branch
Slide to the left, slide to the right and slide right into some new line dances with Ms. Elaine. We'll have an ice cream sundae station to help you stay cool! All ages. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/31

07/31
Slide to the left, slide to the right and slide right into some new line dances with Ms. Elaine. We'll have an ice cream sundae station to help you stay cool! All ages. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

English Exchange

Jupiter Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Ready, Set, Read!

West Boca Branch
Keep your reading skills sharp with fun learning games and stories! Grades K-4. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
Keep your reading skills sharp with fun learning games and stories! Grades K-4. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Backgammon & Chess

Lantana Road Branch
Backgammon and chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
Backgammon and chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

LEGO® WeDo Explorers

Acreage Branch
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
07/31
Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
Jul 2019

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
07/10"The Help." ©Dreamworks Pictures. (146 min.)  PG-13 

07/31"The Space Between Us." ©STX Entertainment. (121 min.)  PG-13 
Jul 2019

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 
Jul 2019

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 
Jul 2019

Transparent Language Online

Gardens Branch
Learn a second or third language using this simple and fun learning service. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/31
Learn a second or third language using this simple and fun learning service. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 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. (90 min.) 
07/03

07/10

07/17

07/24

07/31
The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.) 
Jul 2019

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle

West Boynton Branch
Enlist in Dumbledore's army. Teams of four will battle in this unique game of wizardry at the top of every hour. Ages 11 & up. Space is limited. (5 hr.) Preregister. 
07/31
Enlist in Dumbledore's army. Teams of four will battle in this unique game of wizardry at the top of every hour. Ages 11 & up. Space is limited. (5 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Get Your Paint On!

Lantana Road Branch
Want to tap into your artistic side? Explore various visual art mediums in a relaxing setting with great art and great self-expression. Snacks provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/02

07/09

07/30
Want to tap into your artistic side? Explore various visual art mediums in a relaxing setting with great art and great self-expression. Snacks provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Pokémon Club

West Boynton Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/30
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Are You Board? Game On!

Jupiter Branch
Gather your friends or make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint with old favorites. Introducing a new game each night, others available to play. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
07/16Machi Koro: Complete your landmarks and build your city faster than your rivals.

07/30Dixit: Tell a good story, but not too well, to gain the most points on your turn.
Gather your friends or make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint with old favorites. Introducing a new game each night, others available to play. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Fortnite & Super Smash Bros.

Belle Glade Branch
It's game night! Refreshments provided. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/16

07/30
It's game night! Refreshments provided. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Fantastic Beasts of Florida

Lantana Road Branch
Come face-to-face with “fantastic beasts” that are Florida natives. Learn why these animals are so important to our ecosystem. Presented by Okeeheelee Nature Center. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/30
Come face-to-face with “fantastic beasts” that are Florida natives. Learn why these animals are so important to our ecosystem. Presented by Okeeheelee Nature Center. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

DIY Beaded Friendship Bracelets

Gardens Branch
Show your best friend how much they mean this International Friendship Day by creating a one-of-a-kind friendship bracelet. All supplies will be provided. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
07/30
Show your best friend how much they mean this International Friendship Day by creating a one-of-a-kind friendship bracelet. All supplies will be provided. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Tertulia literaria: "El libro secreto de Frida Kahlo” de F.G. Haghenbeck

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo," by F.G. Haghenbeck)

Lantana Road Branch
Martes, 30 de julio, 
3:00 pm

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 10. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
07/30
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 10. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
Jul 2019

Universe of Stories Rock Painting Finale

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Create universe-inspired painted rocks to keep or hide in our community. All ages. Space is limited. (75 min.) Preregister. 
07/30
Create universe-inspired painted rocks to keep or hide in our community. All ages. Space is limited. (75 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

iPad Game Day

Acreage Branch
Play with a virtual robot and challenge yourself as you program it to move through mazes to be the ultimate champion. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
07/30
Play with a virtual robot and challenge yourself as you program it to move through mazes to be the ultimate champion. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) 
Jul 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. 
07/09

07/16

07/23

07/30
Personalized attention in areas of computers, mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Kids Unplugged

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Technology offers incredible opportunities, but it's important to have fun without staring at a screen! Meet friends and play board games. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) 
07/30
Technology offers incredible opportunities, but it's important to have fun without staring at a screen! Meet friends and play board games. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) 
Jul 2019

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa

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

Martes, 09 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 16 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 23 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Martes, 30 de julio, 
2:00 pm

Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
07/02

07/09

07/16

07/23

07/30
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. 
07/02
07/09
07/16
07/23
07/30
Jul 2019

Treatment Options for Hip & Knee Pain

Lantana Road Branch
An orthopedic surgeon explains the treatment options for hip and knee pain. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
07/30
An orthopedic surgeon explains the treatment options for hip and knee pain. First come, first served. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 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. 
07/02

07/09

07/11

07/16

07/18

07/23

07/25

07/30
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. 
Jul 2019

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Gardens Branch
Learn to use this online tool to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/30
Learn to use this online tool to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Baby Doll Play

Lantana Road Branch
Bathe, dress, feed and care for our baby dolls. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/30
Bathe, dress, feed and care for our baby dolls. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-4. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Emergency Department or Urgent Care

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Dr. Adam Bromberg, Emergency Department at Wellington Regional Medical Center Medical Director, will speak about how to decide between emergency or urgent care. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/30
Dr. Adam Bromberg, Emergency Department at Wellington Regional Medical Center Medical Director, will speak about how to decide between emergency or urgent care. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

HIV Prevention

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Community Health Advocates of the Health Council of Southeast Florida lecture and HIV testing available. (60 min.) Preregister. 
07/29
Community Health Advocates of the Health Council of Southeast Florida lecture and HIV testing available. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Jul 2019

Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
07/29
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
Jul 2019

Playful Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
07/29
Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Jul 2019

Space Adventures

West Boca Branch
Pick up your Planet Passport and explore a universe of activities and crafts. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (90 min.) 
07/29
Pick up your Planet Passport and explore a universe of activities and crafts. Ages 4 & up. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

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