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Children Classes

Fall Session: Sep 03 - Oct 25*

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 03 - Oct 25
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.)
THURSDAYS
10:15 am - Mr. Aramis' Story Time. Ages  2-3. (45 min.)
11:15 am - Mr. Aramis' Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
FRIDAYS
10:15 am - Ms. Jazmine's Toddler Playtime. Ages  12-24 mos. (40 min.)
11:15 am - Ms. Jazmine's Baby Playtime. Ages  0-12 mos. (40 min.)
Each week learn about a new letter of the alphabet!  First come, first served. 

Belle Glade Branch

(561) 996-3453

Sep 03 - Oct 21
MONDAYS
10:00 am - Baby Play Date. Ages  3-12 mos. (30 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:00 am - Toddler Read & Play. Ages  1-2. (45 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:00 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
No Story Time classes on Mon, Oct 08.  First come, first served. 

Gardens Branch

(561) 626-6133

Sep 03 - Oct 25
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.)
THURSDAYS
10:15 am - Totally Toddlers. Ages  13-23 mos. (30 min.)
11:15 am - Baby Story Time. Ages  3-12 mos. (30 min.)
3:15 pm - Afternoon Story Time. Ages  3-7. (45 min.)
FRIDAYS
10:15 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Sep 03) - Cooking Up Some Good Stories.
Week 2 (Sep 09) - Blankets & Bedtime.
Week 3 (Sep 16) - Apples & Pumpkins.
Week 4 (Sep 23) - Cats!
Week 5 (Sep 30) - Fall Leaves Fall.
Week 6 (Oct 07) - Nocturnal Animals.
Week 7 (Oct 15) - Not So Scary Monsters.
Week 8 (Oct 21) - Creepy Crawlies.
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

Sep 03 - Oct 26
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

Sep 03 - Oct 26
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 03 - Oct 25
MONDAYS
11:00 am - Music & Movement. Ages  3-5. (30 min.)
TUESDAYS
11:00 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
SECOND & FOURTH TUESDAYS
3:00 pm - Full STEAM Ahead. Ages  3-8. (30 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

Sep 03 - Oct 26
TUESDAYS
9:15 am - Just for Twos. Age 2. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Toddler Stay & Play. Ages  13-24 mos. (40 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
9:15 am - Story & Sign Toddler Time. Ages  13-24 mos. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (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.)
Check in at the children's services desk.  Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Lantana Road Branch

(561) 304-4500

Sep 03 - Oct 25
MONDAYS
10:30 am - Tickle Me Tunes. Ages  3 -12 mos. (45 min.)
TUESDAYS
11:30 am - Bilingual Tales & Tunes: English/Spanish. Ages  2-3. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:15 am - Circle Time. Ages  12-23 mos. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Circle Time. Ages  12-23 mos. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:30 am - Toddler Time. Ages  1-2. (45 min.)
FRIDAYS
10:30 pm - Hooray for Pre-K. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Sep 03) - Spectacular Me!
Week 2 (Sep 09) - We Love Grandparents!
Week 3 (Sep 16) - Sports & Movement.
Week 4 (Sep 23) - Transportation.
Week 5 (Sep 30) - Beach Bunny.
Week 6 (Oct 07) - Sheep.
Week 7 (Oct 15) - ¡Bailar Rapido! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage!
Week 8 (Oct 21) - Colors.
Preregistration is required. 

Loula V. York Branch

(561) 924-5928

Sep 05 - Dec 28
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 1 (Sep 03) - Happy School Year I!
Week 2 (Sep 09) - Happy School Year II!
Week 3 (Sep 16) - It's Party Time I!
Week 4 (Sep 23) - It's Party Time II!
Week 5 (Sep 30) - Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month I!
Week 6 (Oct 07) - Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month II!
Week 7 (Oct 15) - Pumpkin Time I!
Week 8 (Oct 21) - Pumpkin Time II!
Week 9 (Oct 28) - Happy Halloween!
Week 10 (Nov 04) - Happy Families Reading Together I!
Week 11 (Nov 12) - Happy Families Reading Together II!
Week 12 (Nov 18) - I'm Thankful for ... I.
Week 13 (Nov 25) - I'm Thankful for ... II.
Week 14 (Dec 02) - Celebrate Love!
Week 15 (Dec 09) - Celebrate Joy!
Week 16 (Dec 16) - Winter Wonderland I.
Week 17 (Dec 23) - Winter Wonderland II.
No story times on Nov 28 & Dec 24.  Preregistration is required. 

Main Library

(561) 233-2600

Sep 03 - Oct 25
MONDAYS
10:00 am - Preschool Discovery. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
TUESDAYS
10:00 am - Baby & 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.)
3:30 pm - After School Fun. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:00 am - Toddle, Read & Play. Ages  12-24 mos. (45 min.)
11:00 am - Ms. Carol's Bilingual Story Time. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.)
FRIDAYS
10:00 am - Little Yogis. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.)
11:00 am - Countdown to Kindergarten. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
First come, first served. 

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

(561) 233-1880

Sep 03 - Oct 26
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 03) - Color: Red.
Week 2 (Sep 09) - Teddy Bears.
Week 3 (Sep 16) - Farm.
Week 4 (Sep 23) - Elephants.
Week 5 (Sep 30) - Bees.
Week 6 (Oct 07) - Shoes & Socks.
Week 7 (Oct 15) - Hats.
Week 8 (Oct 21) - Color: Orange.
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 14.  Space is limited. Limit 20.

Royal Palm Beach Branch

(561) 790-6030

Sep 03 - Oct 26
MONDAYS
10:15 am - Twees. Ages  2-3. (40 min.)
TUESDAYS
10:15 am - Totally Two's. Age 2. (35 min.)
SECOND & FOURTH TUESDAYS
11:00 am - Kiddie Stay & Play. Ages  2-5. (40 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:15 am - Preschool Buddies. (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.)
FRIDAYS
10:15 am - Preschool Buddies. Ages  3-5. (40 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Sep 03) - Creatures From the Deep Blue Sea.
Week 2 (Sep 09) - Underwear is Under There!
Week 3 (Sep 16) - We Dig Dinosaurs!
Week 4 (Sep 23) - Hot Diggity Dogs!
Week 5 (Sep 30) - Mighty Manners!
Week 6 (Oct 07) - Rainbows & Unicorns!
Week 7 (Oct 15) - Whoooo's Up at Night? Nocturnal Animals, That's Whoooo!
Week 8 (Oct 21) - Circles, Squares and Other Shapes.
Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Tequesta Branch

(561) 746-5970

Sep 03 - Oct 26
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 03 - Oct 24
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 - Story Yoga. 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

Sep 03 - Oct 25
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 19. Bilingual and Preschool classes are first come, first served.  

West Boynton Branch

(561) 734-5556

Sep 03 - Oct 26
TUESDAYS
10:15 am - Tiny Tots. Ages  12-24 mos. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Baby Lapsit. Ages  0-12 mos. (30 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:15 am - Tales for Twos & Threes. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Hooray for Pre-K. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:15 am - Music & Movement/Música y movimiento: English & Spanish. Ages  3-5. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Tales for Twos & Threes. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Sep 03) - School is Cool!
Week 2 (Sep 09) - I Know a Chicken.
Week 3 (Sep 16) - If You're Happy and You Know It.
Week 4 (Sep 23) - Sweet Treats.
Week 5 (Sep 30) - Hurry! Hurry! Drive the Fire Truck.
Week 6 (Oct 07) - Creepy Crawlies.
Week 7 (Oct 15) - Apples & Pumpkins.
Week 8 (Oct 21) - Monsters Don't Scare Me!
First come, first served.