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Activity Information
Apr 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 of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 
04/11

04/25

05/09

05/30

06/13

06/27
Have a turn reading your work. Offer constructive criticism to others. Guidelines for presenting will be provided at the first session of this six-session workshop. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Apr 01. 
Apr 2019

Foreign Film Night

Wellington Branch
"Life Is Beautiful." ©Miramax. (116 min.) PG-13
04/30
"Life Is Beautiful." ©Miramax. (116 min.) PG-13
Apr 2019

Children's Day and Book Day

El día de los niños/el día de los libros

Greenacres Branch
Martes, 30 de abril, 
6:30 pm

Come celebrate Children’s Day and Book Day! We will sing and share stories in English and Spanish and make a special craft. Todas las edades. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
04/30
Come celebrate Children’s Day and Book Day! We will sing and share stories in English and Spanish and make a special craft. Todas las edades. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
¡Vengan a celebrar el día de los niños/el día de los libros! Vamos a cantar y compartir cuentos en inglés y español y crear una manualidad especial. Todas las edades. (45 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
04/30
Apr 2019

Tropical Rhythms

Ritmos tropicales

Main Library
Martes, 16 de abril, 
6:00 pm

Martes, 30 de abril, 
6:00 pm

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor Javier LaTorre. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
04/16Bachata.

04/30Salsa.
You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor Javier LaTorre. (60 min.) Preregister. Se requiere registrarse. 
¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile Javier LaTorre! (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
04/16Bachata.
04/30Salsa.
Apr 2019

Doodle Day

Glades Road Branch
Want to draw but don’t know how to start? Follow along with the instructor or put your own spin on things with other creative people. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/30
Want to draw but don’t know how to start? Follow along with the instructor or put your own spin on things with other creative people. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
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

Cross That Stitch

Acreage Branch
Love to cross-stitch? Choose from a variety of patterns to improve skills or bring your own current project. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
04/30
Love to cross-stitch? Choose from a variety of patterns to improve skills or bring your own current project. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

West Boca Branch
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Sign up to read to a furry friend. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
04/13

04/30
Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Sign up to read to a furry friend. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Children’s Day/Book Day!

El día de los niños/el día de los libros

Belle Glade Branch
Martes, 30 de abril, 
4:15 pm

Celebrate childhood and the love of reading with stories in English and Spanish. Todas las edades. All ages. (45 min.) 
04/30
Celebrate childhood and the love of reading with stories in English and Spanish. Todas las edades. All ages. (45 min.) 
Celebremos la niñez y el amor por la lectura con cuentos en inglés y español. Todas las edades. (45 min.) 
04/30
Apr 2019

Book Fiesta

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
With stories from around the world, participate in el día de los niños/los libros. You can also make a paper bag book to take with you! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/30
With stories from around the world, participate in el día de los niños/los libros. You can also make a paper bag book to take with you! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

April Showers, May Flowers

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Create your own bouquet of paper flowers to decorate your room with or for someone special. All materials provided. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/30
Create your own bouquet of paper flowers to decorate your room with or for someone special. All materials provided. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister. 
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

Raptor Encounter

Wellington Branch
Meet a real bird of prey up close and learn about its habitat. All ages. (60 min.) 
04/30
Meet a real bird of prey up close and learn about its habitat. All ages. (60 min.) 
Apr 2019

Tertulia literaria: "La templanza" de María Dueñas

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Temperance," by María Dueñas)

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

Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 12. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
04/30
Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. Limite 12. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
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

The State of Harmful Algal Blooms in South Florida

Jupiter Branch
Dr. James Sullivan will discuss algal bloom events in South Florida, their complexities and the possible repercussions to our ecosystems and human health. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/30
Dr. James Sullivan will discuss algal bloom events in South Florida, their complexities and the possible repercussions to our ecosystems and human health. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Shakespeare & Proust

West Boca Branch
Dr. Ronald Meyers will present a contrast and comparison between two genius authors. (60 min.) 
04/30
Dr. Ronald Meyers will present a contrast and comparison between two genius authors. (60 min.) 
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

Mother's Day Cinema

West Boynton Branch
"Mamma Mia!." ©Universal Pictures. (110 min.) Bring a light jacket or sweater for your comfort. Preregister. PG-13
04/30
"Mamma Mia!." ©Universal Pictures. (110 min.) Bring a light jacket or sweater for your comfort. Preregister. PG-13
Apr 2019

Movie & Book Discussion

Lantana Road Branch
Preregister. 
04/16"True Grit." ©Paramount Pictures. (110 min.) Film viewing. PG-13 

04/30"True Grit," by Charles Portis. Book discussion. (60 min.) 
Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Medicare 101

Glades Road Branch
This presentation will cover the five different parts of Medicare and how to decide between original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage Plan. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/30
This presentation will cover the five different parts of Medicare and how to decide between original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage Plan. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Bookmobile Tours

Lantana Road Branch
Tour the bookmobile and learn more about the off-site services our System has to offer. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
04/30
Tour the bookmobile and learn more about the off-site services our System has to offer. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Putting Practice

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Join other "golfers" to practice your putting skills. Easy and fun! Bring you own putter or use one of ours. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/30
Join other "golfers" to practice your putting skills. Easy and fun! Bring you own putter or use one of ours. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 
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

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

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

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

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

Pajamarama Story Time: Bee-Tastic!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wear your favorite PJs and listen to silly stories, songs and fingerplays about our insect friend, the busy bee. Make a special craft to bring home. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/29
Wear your favorite PJs and listen to silly stories, songs and fingerplays about our insect friend, the busy bee. Make a special craft to bring home. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

The Oscars Escape Room

Lantana Road Branch
Race the clock in our Academy Award-themed escape room. To win, solve puzzles and riddles related to the biggest winners of the 2009 Academy Awards. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/29
Race the clock in our Academy Award-themed escape room. To win, solve puzzles and riddles related to the biggest winners of the 2009 Academy Awards. Limit 20. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 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.) 
04/29
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. All ages. (60 min.) 
Apr 2019

Poetry Reading & Pizza

Belle Glade Branch
Explore the world of poetry, write a little and share. Refreshments provided. Grades 5-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/29
Explore the world of poetry, write a little and share. Refreshments provided. Grades 5-12. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Treasure Hunt!

Glades Road Branch
Find a hidden treasure by solving math-based puzzles with a craft to follow. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
04/29
Find a hidden treasure by solving math-based puzzles with a craft to follow. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Playful Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
04/29
Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) 
Apr 2019

Afternoon Crafts

West Boca Branch
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
04/29
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.) 
Apr 2019

Palm Beach Opera

West Boynton Branch
Palm Beach Opera presents “The Magic Love Potion,” a singalong storytelling adventure. Art activity to follow. Ages 4-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/29
Palm Beach Opera presents “The Magic Love Potion,” a singalong storytelling adventure. Art activity to follow. Ages 4-10. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Perler Bead Fun

Gardens Branch
Get creative with our large selection of patterns and colorful perler beads. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/29
Get creative with our large selection of patterns and colorful perler beads. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Consumer Protection

Jupiter Branch
Identify consumer threats and find resources to assist you in this class from the Florida Bar Association. Online phishing, spoof calls and fraud are covered. (60 min.) Preregister. 
04/29
Identify consumer threats and find resources to assist you in this class from the Florida Bar Association. Online phishing, spoof calls and fraud are covered. (60 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Practice reading with a licensed therapy dog. Sign up for your 10 minutes with a furry listener. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
04/01

04/15

04/29
Practice reading with a licensed therapy dog. Sign up for your 10 minutes with a furry listener. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Apr 2019

Crochet Club

Lantana Road Branch
Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/29
Bring your project to work on, or start a new one from a pattern. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches is required. Bring hook and yarn. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Homework Club

Wellington Branch
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
04/08

04/15

04/22

04/29
Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 
Apr 2019

English Exchange

West Boca 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

"The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up"

West Boynton Branch
Learn to declutter your home. Kathy Andio shares decluttering tips from Marie Kondo's best-selling book. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/29
Learn to declutter your home. Kathy Andio shares decluttering tips from Marie Kondo's best-selling book. (90 min.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

D.I.T. Mixed Media Collage

Lantana Road Branch
Do It Together! Come socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
04/29
Do It Together! Come socialize and create mixed media collages. Paper, paint and some materials provided. Bring any additional scrap bits to use or share. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister. 
Apr 2019

Coloring for Calmness

Jupiter Branch
Relax, reduce stress and have fun with artists' colored pencils and unique coloring images. Learn how to download free coloring pages from online resources. (90 min.) Preregister. 
04/29
Relax, reduce stress and have fun with artists' colored pencils and unique coloring images. Learn how to download free coloring pages from online resources. (90 min.) Preregister. 

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