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Children Classes

Winter Session: Jan 07 - Mar 02*

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

Jan 07 - Mar 02
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. 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 Thu, Jan 31 & Feb 28.  First come, first served. 

Belle Glade Branch

(561) 996-3453

Jan 07 - Mar 02
MONDAYS
10:00 am - Baby Play Date. Ages  3-12 mos. (30 min.)
6:30 pm - Read-Along Story: E-Books & Leapfrog. Ages  3-6. (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 - Story Hour/Heure du Conte. (30 min.)
3:15 pm - Bilingual Family Story Time/ Hora de Cuentos Bilingües. (30 min.)
No Story Time classes on Mon, Jan 21 & Feb 18.  First come, first served. 

Clarence E. Anthony Branch

(561) 992-8393

Jan 07 - Mar 18
WEDNESDAYS
11:00 am - Miss Christian's Story Time. Ages  2-5. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:00 am - Miss Christian's Story Time. Ages  2-5. (30 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Jan 07) - Winter
Week 2 (Jan 14) - Bears
Week 3 (Jan 22) - Families
Week 4 (Jan 28) - Babies
Week 5 (Feb 04) - Black History Month
Week 6 (Feb 11) - Bugs
Week 7 (Feb 19) - Birthdays
Week 8 (Feb 25) - Dance
Week 9 (Mar 04) - Dogs
Week 10 (Mar 11) - Dragons
Week 11 (Mar 18) - Fables and Folklores

Gardens Branch

(561) 626-6133

Jan 07 - Mar 02
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 (Jan 07) - Fuzzy Bears.
Week 2 (Jan 14) - Stories Fit for Royalty.
Week 3 (Jan 21) - Let Your Imagination Soar.
Week 4 (Jan 28) - Warm & Cozy.
Week 5 (Feb 04) - Achoo!
Week 6 (Feb 11) - Love is in the Air.
Week 7 (Feb 18) - Tooth Fairy & Teeth.
Week 8 (Feb 25) - Birds of a Feather.
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

Jan 07 - Mar 02
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

Jan 07 - Mar 02
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.)
No Story Time classes on Thu, Jan 10.  Preregistration is required. 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch

(561) 894-7500

Jan 07 - Mar 01
MONDAYS
9:30 am - Baby Lapsit. Ages  4-12 mos. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Music & Movement. Ages  3-5. (30 min.)
TUESDAYS
11:00 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:00 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

Jan 07 - Mar 02
TUESDAYS
9:15 am - Tales for Twos & Threes. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Toddler Stay & Play. Ages  13-24 mos. (40 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
9:15 am - Sprinkled With Spanish. Ages  3-5. (45 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.)
FRIDAYS
9:30 am - Toddler Stay & Play. Ages  13-24 mos. (40 min.)
Check in at the children's desk.  Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Lantana Road Branch

(561) 304-4500

Jan 07 - Mar 02
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  12-24 mos. (45 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Jan 07) - Sweet Tooth Shindig.
Week 2 (Jan 14) - Baby Shark Doo Doo Do Do Do.
Week 3 (Jan 21) - A Bucket Full of Sunshine.
Week 4 (Jan 28) - Roaring Dinosaurs.
Week 5 (Feb 04) - Giggling Geese.
Week 6 (Feb 11) - Pirates, Ahoy Matey.
Week 7 (Feb 18) - Frolicking! Prancing! Unicorns!
Week 8 (Feb 25) - Monsters Monsters Everywhere.
No Story Time classes on Mon, Jan 21 & Feb 18.  Preregistration is required. 

Loula V. York Branch

(561) 924-5928

Jan 07 - Mar 23
TUESDAYS
10:00 am - Toddler Story Time. Ages  1-2. (45 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:00 am - Boogie Woogie Time!. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
SATURDAYS
11:00 am - Super Saturday Story Time. Ages  2-8. (45 min.)

Themes

Week 2 (Jan 14) - Snow Days II!
Week 3 (Jan 21) - Peace Week.
Week 4 (Jan 28) - Inspire Your Heart With Art!
Week 5 (Feb 04) - Celebrate Love & Friendship I!
Week 1 (Jan 07) - Snow Days I!
Week 6 (Feb 11) - Celebrate Love & Friendship II!
Week 7 (Feb 19) - Kindness Matters I.
Week 8 (Feb 25) - Kindness Matters II.
Week 9 (Mar 04) - Life Is a Beach I!
Week 10 (Mar 11) - Life Is a Beach II!
Week 11 (Mar 18) - Spring Break Fun!
Preregistration is required. 

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

(561) 233-1880

Jan 07 - Mar 02
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 (Jan 07) - Boxes.
Week 2 (Jan 14) - Blankets, Quilts & Pillows.
Week 3 (Jan 22) - Foxes.
Week 4 (Jan 28) - Shadows.
Week 5 (Feb 04) - Chinese New Year: Year of the Pig.
Week 6 (Feb 11) - Friends & Valentine's Day.
Week 7 (Feb 19) - Red.
Week 8 (Feb 25) - Arctic Animals.
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

Jan 07 - Mar 02
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.)
11:00 am - Kiddie Stay & Play. Ages  2-5. (45 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 (Jan 07) - What Are Opposites?
Week 2 (Jan 14) - Meet Our Arctic Friends.
Week 3 (Jan 21) - Time to Go to the Supermarket!
Week 4 (Jan 28) - Let's Build a Snowman!
Week 5 (Feb 04) - Cloudy With a Chance of... Books!
Week 6 (Feb 11) - Cats Big, Cats Small.
Week 7 (Feb 18) - Climb Aboard the Reading Train!
Week 8 (Feb 25) - Robots to the Rescue!
No Story Time classes on Mon, Jan 21 & Feb 18 & Tue, Jan 08 & Feb 05 at 11:00 am.  Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Tequesta Branch

(561) 746-5970

Jan 07 - Mar 02
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.)
No Story Time classes on Thu, Jan 31.  Preregistration is required. Limit 15.

Wellington Branch

(561) 790-6070

Jan 07 - Mar 02
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.)
No Story Times classes on Mon, Jan 21 & Feb 18.  First come, first served. 

West Boca Branch

(561) 470-1600

Jan 07 - Mar 01
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, Dec 17. 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

Jan 07 - Mar 02
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.)
No Story Time classes on Mon, Jan 21 & Feb 18.  First come, first served.