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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed Mon, Oct 08, for Columbus Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 

Children Classes

Fall Session: Sep 04 - Oct 27*

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.

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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

Sep 04 - Oct 27
MONDAYS
7:00 pm - Family Story Night. Ages  3-6. (45 min.)
TUESDAYS
11:15 am - Ms. Carol's Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
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. Lisa'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.)
No Story Time classes on Mon, Oct 08.  First come, first served. 

Belle Glade Branch

(561) 996-3453

Sep 04 - Oct 27
MONDAYS
10:00 am - Baby Play Date. Ages  3-12 mos. (30 min.)
6:30 pm - Evening Family Story Time. All ages. (30 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:00 am - Toddler Read & Play. Ages  1-2. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:00 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
SATURDAYS
11:00 am - Bilingual Family Story Time. All ages. (45 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Sep 08) - French & English.
Week 2 (Sep 15) - Spanish & English
Week 3 (Sep 22) - French & English.
Week 4 (Sep 29) - Spanish & English
Week 5 (Oct 06) - French & English.
Week 6 (Oct 13) - Spanish & English
Week 7 (Oct 20) - French & English.
No Story Time classes on Mon, Oct 08.  First come, first served. 

Clarence E. Anthony Branch

(561) 992-8393

Sep 04 - Dec 22
WEDNESDAYS
11:00 am - Miss Christian's Story Time. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:00 am - Miss Christian's Story Time. (30 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Sep 04) - The Alphabet: A-B.
Week 2 (Sep 17) - The Alphabet: C-D.
Week 3 (Sep 24) - The Alphabet: E-F.
Week 4 (Oct 01) - The Alphabet: G-H.
Week 5 (Oct 09) - The Alphabet: I-J.
Week 6 (Oct 15) - The Alphabet: K-L.
Week 7 (Oct 22) - The Alphabet: M-N.
Week 8 (Oct 29) - The Alphabet: O-P.
Week 9 (Nov 05) - The Alphabet: Q-R.
Week 10 (Nov 12) - The Alphabet: S-T.
Week 11 (Dec 03) - The Alphabet: U-V.
Week 12 (Dec 10) - The Alphabet: W-X.
Week 13 (Dec 17) - The Alphabet: Y-Z.
No Story Time classes on Wed, Sep 12, Nov 21 & 28, and Thu, Sep 13 & 27, Nov 22 & 29.  

Gardens Branch

(561) 626-6133

Sep 04 - Oct 27
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 - Cancelled.
FRIDAYS
10:15 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Sep 04) - Fall Leaves Fall!
Week 2 (Sep 10) - Pop-Up & Moveable Books.
Week 3 (Sep 17) - Pumpkin Time!
Week 4 (Sep 24) - My Favorite Character.
Week 5 (Oct 01) - Who Hoots?
Week 6 (Oct 09) - Cats.
Week 7 (Oct 15) - Not-So-Scary Monsters.
Week 8 (Oct 22) - Creepy Crawlies.
Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Glades Road Branch

(561) 482-4554

Sep 04 - Oct 27
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.)
Reading Buddies starts Sep 12; applications accepted Sep 05, 5:00 pm.  Space is limited. Preregistration is required. 

Greenacres Branch

(561) 641-9100

Sep 04 - Oct 27
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

Sep 04 - Oct 27
MONDAYS
11:00 am - Music & Movement. Ages  3-5. (30 min.)
TUESDAYS
9:30 am - Baby Lapsit. Ages  4-12 mos. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
9:30 am - Wee Folks. Ages  13-23 mos. (30 min.)
11:00 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.)
No Story Time classes on Mon, Oct 08.  Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Jupiter Branch

(561) 744-2301

Sep 04 - Oct 27
TUESDAYS
9:15 am - Toddler Stay & Play. Ages  13-24 mos. (40 min.)
11:00 am - Tales for Twos & Threes. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
9:15 am - Toddler Stay & Play. Ages  13-24 mos. (40 min.)
11:00 am - Tales for Twos & Threes. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
9:15 am - Just for Babies. Ages  3-12 mos. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (30 min.)
Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Lantana Road Branch

(561) 304-4500

Sep 04 - Oct 27
MONDAYS
10:30 am - Bilingual Tales & Tunes: English/Spanish. Ages  2-3. (45 min.)
TUESDAYS
11:30 am - Hooray for Pre-K. Ages  3-5. (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  12-24 mos. (45 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Sep 04) - A Royal Story Time.
Week 2 (Sep 10) - Tooth Tales & Fairies.
Week 3 (Sep 17) - Our Future Is Oh so Bright!
Week 4 (Sep 24) - Jumpin' Good Time.
Week 5 (Oct 01) - Birthday Parties.
Week 6 (Oct 09) - A Gaggle of Giggles.
Week 7 (Oct 15) - We Are All the Same Inside.
Week 8 (Oct 22) - Flying High.
No Story Time classes on Mon, Oct 08, and Thu, Oct 18 & 25.  Preregistration is required. 

Loula V. York Branch

(561) 924-5928

Sep 04 - Dec 29
TUESDAYS
10:00 am - Toddler Story Times. Ages  1-2. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
5:30 pm - Play Me a Story. All ages. (60 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:00 am - Boogie Woogie Times. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
SATURDAYS
11:00 am - Super Saturday Story Times. Ages  2-7. (45 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Sep 04) - School Daze I.
Week 2 (Sep 10) - School Daze II.
Week 3 (Sep 17) - Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month I.
Week 4 (Sep 24) - Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month II.
Week 5 (Oct 01) - In Praise of Autumn I.
Week 6 (Oct 09) - In Praise of Autumn II.
Week 7 (Oct 15) - Everything Pumpkin I.
Week 8 (Oct 22) - Everything Pumpkin II.
Week 9 (Oct 29) - Happy Halloween!
Week 10 (Nov 05) - Happy Families Reading Together Month I.
Week 11 (Nov 12) - Happy Families Reading Together Month II.
Week 12 (Nov 19) - Happy Thanksgiving!
Week 13 (Nov 26) - Celebrate Family & Friends.
Week 14 (Dec 03) - Celebrate Peace.
Week 15 (Dec 10) - Celebrate Love.
Week 16 (Dec 17) - Celebrate Joy.
Week 17 (Dec 26) - Winter Wonderland Fun!
The Wednesday Story Time is only on the third Wednesday of the month. No Story Time classes on Thu, Nov 22 and Tue, Dec 25.  Preregistration is required. 

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

(561) 233-1880

Sep 04 - Oct 27
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 - Preschool. Ages  3-5. (30 min.)
11:30 am - Little Builders. Ages  2-5. (30 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Sep 04) - Forest Animals.
Week 2 (Sep 10) - Under-the-Sea.
Week 3 (Sep 17) - Counting.
Week 4 (Sep 24) - Fall.
Week 5 (Oct 01) - Firefighters.
Week 6 (Oct 09) - Dogs.
Week 7 (Oct 15) - Shoes.
Week 8 (Oct 22) - Silly Monsters.
Sign up at the children's services desk 10 minutes beforehand. Classes begin promptly at the start time. No Story Time classes on Mon, Oct 08.  Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Royal Palm Beach Branch

(561) 790-6030

Sep 04 - Oct 27
MONDAYS
10:15 am - Age 2. (35 min.)
11:00 am - Ages  3-5. (40 min.)
TUESDAYS
10:15 am - Ages  2-3. (40 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:15 am - Age 2. (35 min.)
11:00 am - 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 (Sep 04) - Dreaming of Dragons.
Week 2 (Sep 10) - We Love Sports!
Week 3 (Sep 17) - Leaves, Leaves, Leaves ... and Trees.
Week 4 (Sep 24) - Tweeting Birds.
Week 5 (Oct 01) - Scrub, Scrub, Scrub in the Tub, Tub, Tub!
Week 6 (Oct 09) - Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Turn Around!
Week 7 (Oct 15) - Who Helps You? Community Helpers, Of Course!
Week 8 (Oct 22) - Spiders Are Cool!
No Story Time classes on Mon, Oct 08.  Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Tequesta Branch

(561) 746-5970

Sep 04 - Oct 27
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

Sep 04 - Oct 13
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 - Little Learners. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:15 am - Baby Story Time. Ages  0-12 mos. (45 min.)
11:15 am - Toddler Time. Ages  1-2. (45 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:15 am - Little Learners. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
11:15 am - Little Learners. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
No Story Time classes on Mon, Oct 08.  

West Boca Branch

(561) 470-1600

Sep 04 - Oct 27
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, August 20. *Sign up at the children's services desk 15 minutes prior to start time.  First come, first served. Limit 20.

West Boynton Branch

(561) 734-5556

Sep 04 - Oct 27
MONDAYS
10:15 am - Hooray for Pre-K. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
11:15 am - Music & Movement. Ages  2-4. (30 min.)
TUESDAYS
10:15 am - Tiny Tots. Ages  13-23 mos. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Baby Lapsit. Ages  0-12 mos. (30 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:15 am - Toddler Tales. Ages  24-35 mos. (30 min.)
11:05 am - LEGO® Juniors. Ages  2-5. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:15 am - Toddler Play & Read. Ages  2-3. (75 min.)
No Story Time classes on Mon, Oct 08.  First come, first served.