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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Sun, Apr 21 for Easter. No materials will be due on this day.
 

Children Classes

Spring Session: Mar 25 - May 17*

Listening to stories and participating in fingerplays, songs, crafts, and dramatic responses can broaden a child's experience and stimulate creative thought. It offers an opportunity to develop socialization, language, and listening skills, and builds the foundations for reading.

The Palm Beach County Library offers a variety of story times and special events for children. Please call the location near you for more information.

Discover other children events available all year.

*Schedule available online 21 days prior to start date. Dates may vary.

Explore all our locations or narrow your search by choosing your favorites.

Children Classes

Next Session Available Soon*

Discover other children events available all year.

Listening to stories and participating in fingerplays, songs, crafts, and dramatic responses can broaden a child's experience and stimulate creative thought. It offers an opportunity to develop socialization, language, and listening skills, and builds the foundations for reading.

The Palm Beach County Library offers a variety of story times and special events for children. Please call the location near you for more information.

*Schedule available online 21 days prior to start date. Dates may vary.

Acreage Branch

(561) 681-4100

Mar 25 - May 17
TUESDAYS
11:15 am - Ms. Carol's Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
11:15 am - Ms. Lisa's Story Time. Ages  2-3. (45 min.)
3:30 pm - Chapter Crafter Club. Grades  K-3. (60 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:15 am - Ms. Jessica's Story Time. Ages  2-3. (45 min.)
11:15 am - Ms. Jessica's Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
FRIDAYS
10:15 am - Mr. Aramis' Toddler Playtime. Ages  12-24 mos. (40 min.)
11:15 am - Ms. Jazmine's Baby Playtime. Ages  0-12 mos. (40 min.)
First come, first served. 

Belle Glade Branch

(561) 996-3453

Mar 25 - May 18
MONDAYS
10:30 am - Baby Play Date. Ages  3-12 mos. (30 min.)
5:00 pm - Family Story Night. All ages. (30 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:30 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
5:00 pm - Toddler Read & Play. Ages  1-2. (30 min.)
SATURDAYS
3:15 pm - Bilingual Family Story Time. Ages 4. (30 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Mar 30) - Spanish & English.
Week 2 (Apr 06) - French & English
Week 5 (Apr 27) - Spanish & English
Week 6 (May 04) - French & English
Week 7 (May 11) - Spanish & English
Week 8 (May 18) - French & English
No Bilingual Story Time on April 13 & 20.  First come, first served. 

Clarence E. Anthony Branch

(561) 992-8393

Mar 25 - May 28
WEDNESDAYS
11:00 am - Miss Christians Story Time. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:00 am - Miss Christians Story Time. Ages  3-5. (30 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Mar 25) - Friendship.
Week 2 (Apr 01) - April Fools!
Week 3 (Apr 08) - Cats.
Week 4 (Apr 15) - Let's Eat!
Week 5 (Apr 22) - At Sea.
Week 6 (Apr 29) - Dreamers.
Week 7 (May 06) - Happy Mother's Day!
Week 8 (May 13) - It's Play Time!
Week 9 (May 20) - Birds.
Week 10 (May 28) - Summer!

Gardens Branch

(561) 626-6133

Mar 25 - May 17
MONDAYS
10:30 am - Mingle & Jingle Free Play. Ages  13-23 mos. (45 min.)
TUESDAYS
10:15 am - Totally Toddlers. Ages  13-23 mos. (30 min.)
11:15 am - Tales for Twos & Threes. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:15 am - Tales for Twos & Threes. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)
11:15 am - Baby Story Time. Ages  3-12 mos. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:15 am - Totally Toddlers. Ages  13-23 mos. (30 min.)
11:15 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
3:15 pm - Talk Time with Ms. T. Ages  3-7. (30 min.)
FRIDAYS
10:15 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Mar 25) - Baby Animals.
Week 2 (Apr 01) - Tool Time.
Week 3 (Apr 08) - Going to the Library.
Week 4 (Apr 15) - Silly Stories.
Week 5 (Apr 22) - Bugs.
Week 6 (Apr 29) - Get Moving & Grooving.
Week 7 (May 06) - Rainbows, Unicorns, & Fairy Dust.
Week 8 (May 13) - Gifts from the Garden.
Please pick up a story time pass at the Children's Services Desk.  Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Glades Road Branch

(561) 482-4554

Mar 25 - May 18
TUESDAYS
10:00 am - Toddler Time. Ages  1-2. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:00 am - Toddler Time. Ages  1-2. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
5:00 pm - Reading Buddies. Grades  K-5. (45 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:00 am - Itsy Bitsy Babies. Ages  3-12 mos. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Toddler Time. Ages  1-2. (30 min.)
Space is limited. Preregistration is required. 

Greenacres Branch

(561) 641-9100

Mar 25 - May 18
TUESDAYS
11:30 am - Baby Time. Ages  3-12 mos. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
11:00 am - Toddler Time. Ages  1-2. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
11:00 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
Preregistration is required. 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch

(561) 894-7500

Mar 25 - May 17
MONDAYS
11:00 am - Music & Movement. Ages  3-5. (30 min.)
TUESDAYS
9:30 am - Story Time STEM. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
11:00 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
9:30 am - Baby Lapsit. Ages  4-12 mos. (30 min.)
10:30 am - Wee Folks. Ages  13-23 mos. (30 min.)
11:30 am - Little Picassos. Ages  2-4. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:00 am - Time for Twos. Age 2. (30 min.)
10:45 am - Hurray for Free Play. Ages  2-4. (45 min.)
Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Jupiter Branch

(561) 744-2301

Mar 25 - May 18
TUESDAYS
9:15 am - Just for Babies. Ages  3-12 mos. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Tales for Twos & Threes. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
9:15 am - Tales for Twos & Threes. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
9:15 am - Toddler Stay & Play. Ages  13-24 mos. (40 min.)
11:00 am - Toddler Stay & Play. Ages  13-24 mos. (40 min.)
Check in at the children's services desk.  Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Lantana Road Branch

(561) 304-4500

Mar 25 - May 17
MONDAYS
10:30 am - Hooray for Pre-K. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
TUESDAYS
11:30 am - Bilingual Tales & Tunes: English/Spanish. Ages  2-3. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:30 am - Tickle Me Tunes. Ages  3-12 mos. (45 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:30 am - Toddler Time. Ages  1-2. (45 min.)
FRIDAYS
10:30 am - Circle Time. Ages  12-23 mos. (45 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Mar 25) - Mindful Me.
Week 2 (Apr 01) - Zaney Zoo.
Week 3 (Apr 08) - Bugs, Bugs, Bugs.
Week 4 (Apr 15) - Birthdays!
Week 5 (Apr 22) - What You Can Imagine.
Week 6 (Apr 29) - Here Kitty, Kitty.
Week 7 (May 06) - Flying with the Birds.
Week 8 (May 13) - Under the Sea.
Space is limited. Preregistration is required, beginning Fri, Feb 22

Main Library

(561) 233-2600

Mar 26 - May 17
TUESDAYS
10:00 am - Baby and Me. Ages  0-12 mos. (45 min.)
11:00 am - Toddler Time. Ages  2-3. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:00 am - Dancing with Ms. Amber. Ages  2-4. (45 min.)
11:00 am - School Days. Ages  4-5. (45 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:00 am - Toddle, Read, and Play. Ages  12-24 mos. (45 min.)
11:00 am - Ms. Carol's Bilingual Story Time. Ages 2. (45 min.)
FRIDAYS
10:30 am - Countdown to Kindergarten. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
Check in at the children's desk.  Space is limited. 

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

(561) 233-1880

Mar 25 - May 18
MONDAYS
11:00 am - Onesies. Ages  12-24 mos. (30 min.)
TUESDAYS
10:45 am - Toddler Time. Age 2. (30 min.)
11:30 am - Little Builders. Ages  2-5. (30 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:45 am - Preschoolers. Ages  3-5. (30 min.)
11:30 am - Little Builders. Ages  2-5. (30 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Mar 25) - Boats.
Week 2 (Apr 01) - Cows.
Week 3 (Apr 08) - Turtles.
Week 4 (Apr 15) - Kites & Wind.
Week 5 (Apr 22) - Green.
Week 6 (Apr 29) - Sheep.
Week 7 (May 06) - Kindness.
Week 8 (May 13) - Frogs.
Sign up at the children's services desk 10 minutes beforehand. Classes begin promptly at the start time.  Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Royal Palm Beach Branch

(561) 790-6030

Mar 25 - May 17
MONDAYS
10:15 am - Story Time for 2's. Age 2. (35 min.)
11:00 am - Story Time for 3-5's. Ages  3-5. (40 min.)
TUESDAYS
10:15 am - Story Time for 2-3's. Ages  2-3. (40 min.)
11:00 am - Kiddie Stay & Play. Ages  2-5. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:15 am - Story Time for 2's. Ages 2. (35 min.)
11:00 am - Story Time for 3-5's. Ages  3-5. (40 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:00 am - Baby Story Time. Ages  0-12 mos. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Toddler Story Time. Ages  13-23 mos. (40 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Mar 25) - Oh My! What a Strange Pet You Have!
Week 2 (Apr 01) - Plant a Seed , It Will Grow!
Week 3 (Apr 08) - We Love Mother Goose!
Week 4 (Apr 15) - So, You Think You Know These Fairy Tales...
Week 5 (Apr 22) - Let's Visit the Pond!
Week 6 (Apr 29) - Bees Are Fascinating!
Week 7 (May 06) - Socks & Shoes For You!
Week 8 (May 13) - Brothers & Sisters Rule!
Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Tequesta Branch

(561) 746-5970

Mar 25 - May 18
TUESDAYS
11:30 am - Literary Learners. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:30 am - Tot Tunes & Tales. Ages  12-24 mos. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:30 am - Artstarts & Stories. Ages  24-36 mos. (30 min.)
Preregistration is required. Limit 15.

Wellington Branch

(561) 790-6070

Mar 25 - May 18
MONDAYS
11:00 am - Bilingual Story Time: English/Spanish. All ages. (45 min.)
TUESDAYS
10:15 am - Little Learners. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
11:15 am - Play, Learn, Grow!. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:15 am - Book Babies. Ages  0-12 mos. (45 min.)
11:15 am - Toddler Time. Ages  1-2. (45 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:15 am - Play, Learn, Grow!. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
11:15 am - Little Learners. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
First come, first served. 

West Boca Branch

(561) 470-1600

Mar 25 - May 17
TUESDAYS
10:30 am - Toddler Time. Ages  1-2. (30 min.)
11:30 am - Bilingual Story Time (English/Spanish). Ages  1-5. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:30 am - Toddler Time. Ages  1-2. (30 min.)
11:30 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
FRIDAYS
10:30 am - Toddler Time. Ages  1-2. (30 min.)
Toddler Time classes require preregistration, beginning Mon, Mar 11. Bilingual and Preschool classes are first come, first served.  

West Boynton Branch

(561) 734-5556

Mar 25 - May 16
MONDAYS
10:15 am - Read and Play. Ages  2-3. (75 min.)
TUESDAYS
10:15 am - Tiny Tots. Ages  12-35 mos. (30 min.)
11:15 am - Baby Lapsit. Ages  0-12 mos. (30 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:15 am - Music & Movement. Ages  3-5. (30 min.)
11:15 am - Terrific Twos. Age 2. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:15 am - Tales for Twos & Threes. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)
11:15 am - Bilingual Tales & Tunes: English/Spanish. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
First come, first served.