Watch an Activity Online
The library is now offering activities to attend online. Preregister online and receive the login information for your activity, then click on the link provided here to download Zoom and attend.Zoom Instructions For Participants (PDF)
Alphabet Adventures - H
Is your child showing an interest in learning to read? Take the first steps with us on this early literacy escapade. Participate in a variety of activities that correspond with a different letter of the alphabet each week! Ages 3-6. Presented by the West Boynton Branch.
In these workshops you'll learn how to make your very own video games and projects with code! Elementary schoolers are invited to join and learn the basics of computer science through an interactive weekly workshop. canCode teaches using Scratch, a free online platform developed by MIT to teach beginners the basics of computer programming. Learn more about canCode on our website (www.canCode.us) or follow us on Facebook/Instagram @canCodeus. Grades 2-5. Presented by the Main Library.
CANCELLED Chess with Mr. G
Learn the basics of chess and polish your skills! Mr. G, your instructor, will teach you everything you need to learn regarding this world renowned game! To register for this activity you must make a free account with chess.com. Ready, Set, Checkmate! Ages 5-12. Presented by the Main Library.
Movement activities, songs and stories for the littlest ones. Have a scarf or other light cloth for musical rhythm activities. Ages 0-12 mos. Presented by the West Boynton Branch.
Explore the cloudLibrary platform to download e-books and e-audiobooks Presented by the West Boynton Branch.
S'Not So Bad!
Snot otters, the largest North American amphibian, are covered in a slimy mucus. Now you can be too! Learn how slimy animals while making your own slime. Download PDF for instructions and list of necessary ingredients. Ages 8-12. Presented by the Glades Road Branch.
Hooray for Panda Day!
Let's celebrate Panda Day as we read a special book and do a beartastic craft. Materials Needed: a sheet of white construction paper, a sheet of black construction paper, a sheet of construction paper (color of your choice), white paint, black paint, a plastic fork, scissors, glue, paintbrush, a smock (or an old t-shirt), a cup of water, and a couple of sheets of paper towels Ages 4-8. Presented by the Main Library.
Let’s Move & Groove Story Time
Put on some comfortable clothing, as we stomp, twist, turn, and dance to the music. We will also listen to a fun story or two. Ages 2-6. Presented by the West Boca Branch.
Stylus series part 2: Drawing
Use a stylus to navigate your touchscreen. Incorporate more control and precision into your digital drawing skill set while we cover popular graphic editing apps Presented by the West Boynton Branch.
Japanese Traditional Music
Learn about the fascinating history and culture of Japanese traditional instruments. Professional musicians located in Japan will introduce the captivating sounds of the koto, a 13 and 17 string zither, along with the biwa—the Japanese Lute. A Q&A session will follow with speaker and musician Dr. Joseph Amato. Ages 8 & up. Presented in partnership with the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. Presented by the Community Engagement.
DIY Explosion Books!
Join Ms. Fran in making small books that “explode” into a series of squares and triangles when opened. Design or decorate your books with crayons, colored pencils or markers. Materials needed: glue, scissors, pencils, markers or crayons. Craft kits available at the Children’s Desk. Ages 8 & up. Presented by the Acreage Branch.
Leaping Leprechauns and Shimmery Shamrocks
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Ms. Jill. There will be interactive stories, songs, puppets, and movement. Don't forget to wear something green! Ages 1-8. Presented by the Jupiter Branch.
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Earn community service hours through TAB. Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. This month will be a two hour meeting which will include a special speaker. Grades 6-12. Presented by the Hagen Ranch Road Branch.
She Persisted: Women's History Month Trivia
Test your knowledge of women on and off the pages of history over two rounds of light-hearted competition. From Sappho and Cleopatra to Harriet Tubman and Sailor Moon, test your trivia prowess. Ages 12 & up. Presented by the Acreage Branch.
CANCELLED Uke Can Play Too!
Get ready to jam with Ms. Marisa and Ms. Amber in this musical story time! There will be singing, dancing, and a whole lot of fun! Ages 1 & up. Presented by the Main Library.
Please Mr. Panda
Learn the importance of manners with Mr. Panda who does not know how to share. We’ll read Please Mr. Panda by Steve Antony and other favorite panda stories. Pick-up a panda bear craft at the library. Supplies are limited. Ages 3-6. Presented by the Greenacres Branch.
Book an appointment for assistance with library apps such as cloudLibrary, Hoopla, Freegal or Flipster. Space is limited, call to register. (30 min.) Presented by the West Boynton Branch.
We'll interact while playing Pokémon trivia and bingo. Draw some of your favorite Pokémon. Show your cards and Pokémon treasures. A limited number of bingo cards and dry erase boards available starting March 4th at the Children's Desk. Use your own dry erase marker from home. Ages 6-12. Presented by the Gardens Branch.
St. Patrick's Day Craft
Join us in making a festive craft just in time for St. Patrick's Day! Stop by the Belle Glade Library to pick up a craft kit with the supplies needed to follow along with the virtual activity on Zoom. Ages 5-11. Presented by the Belle Glade Branch.
Learn the basics of cross-stitch with this beginner-friendly class. Every month hone your skills with a new pattern. We will stitch along with you to make sure your needlecraft is a success! Stop by the Jupiter Branch Library for a kit, or download the pattern and supply list below. Ages 8-14. Presented by the Jupiter Branch.