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)
Countdown to Kindergarten
Join Ms. Amberdenise for a special weekly storytime to help us get ready for Kindergarten. Presented by Main Library.
Preschool Story Time: Circus
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Today, we are going to the circus through stories, songs and activities. Ages 3-5. Presented by West Boynton Branch.
Story Time with Ms. T
Join Ms. T for fun stories and songs. Ages 3-5. Presented by Gardens Branch.
Artist Special: Henri Matisse
Rules are made to be broken, right? Well, Henri Matisse thought so as one of his art style broke the rules of art during his time. Join us in learning more about Henri Matisse and the effect of his art style called collage. We will also create some art in his style. Come by the Children's Desk to pick up a craft packet. If you are unable to swing by the supplies needed are: different colors of construction paper, scissors, and glue. Ages 5 & up. Presented by Okeechobee Boulevard Branch.
Middle School Virtual Meet & Make
Starting middle school soon? Change can be scary, but you don't have to go it alone! Virtually meet other rising middle-schoolers while we break down our worries and make slime, oobleck, and stress balls. Kits will be available at the Acreage Branch with some supplies. Full supply list will be emailed 1 week before the event. Ages 10-12. Presented by Acreage 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 Main Library.
Adventure into the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world Ages 12-17. Presented by Main Library.
Ready to show off your books? Choose your own book and join Ms. Kandace to chat it up. Show off your book trailers, podcasts, zines, musical selections, you name it! Ages 12-18. Presented by Acreage Branch. Volunteer Opportunity.
Book Discussion - Teen Volunteer Service Hours!
Explore the written word while getting volunteer hours, but this time we will all be speaking in Spanish! Choose your own book and chat it up. Show off your book trailers, podcasts, zines, you name it! Grades 6-12. Presented by West Boynton Branch. Volunteer Opportunity.
Tertulia Literaria - Programa de Voluntariado para Jóvenes
Explore la palabra escrita mientras obtiene horas de voluntariado, ¡pero esta vez todos hablaremos en español!Escoge un libro y conversa acerca de lo que leíste. Comparte tráiler de libros, podcasts, y "zines" (fanzines) que ha creado. ¡Y más! Grados 6-12.
Celebrations Around the World: Independence Days
A month behind, but here we are! July 4th is a big day for us here in the United States! It's our independence day! Lets explore other independence days or days of national celebration. Ages 7-12. Presented by Main Library.
Fun & Fabulous Friendships
Celebrate National Friendship Day with stories and songs as well as constructing a friendship bracelet for one of your favorite friends! Craft available one week prior to activity at the Children's Desk. Ages 5 & up. Presented by Gardens Branch.
Crafts for Kids
Pick up a kit from the children's desk at the West Boynton Branch -or- print (and cut out) the attached PDF file from home and gather with us virtually to assemble some amazing August crafts! Ages 5-10. Presented by West Boynton Branch.
Preschool Story Time: In the Deep Blue Sea
Dive down into the ocean to uncover some super silly stories all about the mysterious creatures of the deep blue sea! Ages 3-5. Presented by West Boynton Branch.
You and your child will have fun together listening to stories, rhymes and songs. Today is National Watermelon Day so let's gather around for some literacy fun! Also learn about our new 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program. Ages 2-4. Presented by Hagen Ranch Road Branch.
Dragons Love Tacos
Dragons love tacos and parties. They love taco parties even more! Don’t you? We’ll read Dragons Love Tacos books 1 and 2 and make a fun taco craft! Participants can enter into a drawing to win a copy of the book. Download the template for the craft below or contact the Children’s staff at the West Boca Branch at 561-470-1600 to arrange to pick up the prepared paper materials. Grades K-5. Presented by West Boca Branch.
Reading Crew Book Club: Part One
Would you like to join a book club especially for kids? We would love to have you! Pick up a copy of Ways to Make Sunshine by Renee Watson at your local branch library and join the Reading Crew! Make some predictions and create your own bookmark while we discuss our next Club meeting that will be on Wednesday, August 25th. Pick up a bookmark craft kit at the Children’s desk. Supplies are limited. Ages 6-11. Presented by Greenacres Branch.
Preschool Story Time: Direction Perfection
Up, Up and Away! A 4-week series exploring the four directions we use to find our way around: up, down, left and right. This week we're taking to the air in song, rhythm and dance, and reading stories about rising above. Ages 3-5. Presented by Hagen Ranch Road Branch.
A time for teens to explore the written word while getting volunteer hours, but this time we will all be speaking in Spanish! Choose your own book and chat it up. Show off your book trailers, podcasts, zines, you name it! Did we mention you receive volunteer service hours? Grades 6-12. Presented by West Boynton Branch. Volunteer Opportunity.
Pasarán un tiempo divertido leyendo y al mismo tiempo obtendrán horas voluntarias. ¡Ofrecido en español! Escoge un libro y conversa acerca de lo que leíste. Comparte tráiler de libros, podcasts, y "zines" (fanzines) que ha creado. ¡Y más! ¿Mencionamos que podrás obtener horas voluntarias al participar? Grados 6-12.
Get Organized! DIY Desktop Organizer
Be ready for the first day of school with your very own wooden desktop organizer! All supplies provided, including the wooden holder, paint and paintbrush. Pick up your Desktop Organizer Craft Kit starting Monday, July 19th at the Royal Palm Beach Branch Library's Children's Desk. Limited to 22 participants/craft kits. Ages 7-11. Presented by Royal Palm Beach Branch.
The Sum of Our Parts: Bone Bonanza
Learn all about the human body in fun and informative ways! Each week we will go over a different body system. Part of an ongoing series. Limited crafts available to pick up at the Glades Road branch Children's desk. Grades K-5. Presented by Glades Road Branch.