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Children Classes

Summer Session: Jun 03 - Jul 26*

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

Jun 03 - Jul 26
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 - 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. 

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!

Clarence E. Anthony Branch

(561) 992-8393

Jun 03 - Aug 29
WEDNESDAYS
11:00 am - Miss Christian's Story Time. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:00 am - Miss Christian's Story Time. Ages  3-5. (30 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Jun 03) - Space Jam.
Week 2 (Jun 10) - Father's Day.
Week 3 (Jun 17) - Dance Off.
Week 4 (Jun 24) - Shapes.
Week 5 (Jul 01) - No Story Time.
Week 6 (Jul 08) - Let's Play.
Week 7 (Jul 15) - Starry Nights.
Week 8 (Jul 22) - Zzz. Go to Sleep.
Week 9 (Jul 29) - Wonder Pets.
Week 10 (Aug 05) - Back to School.
Week 11 (Aug 12) - Let's Sing.
Week 12 (Aug 19) - Hot Days of Summer.
Week 13 (Aug 26) - Let's Go to The Zoo.

Gardens Branch

(561) 626-6133

Jun 03 - Jul 26
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
11:15 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Jun 03) - Nighttime Sky.
Week 2 (Jun 10) - Florida: Sunshine State.
Week 3 (Jun 17) - Universe of Stories.
Week 4 (Jun 24) - Ocean Commotion.
Week 5 (Jul 01) - Zoom Zoom Zoom in the Air.
Week 6 (Jul 08) - Camping.
Week 7 (Jul 15) - Summer Sports.
Week 8 (Jul 22) - Ships Ahoy!
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

Jun 03 - Jul 27
TUESDAYS
10:00 am - Toddler Time. Ages  1-2. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (35 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:00 am - Toddler Time. Ages  1-2. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (35 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

Jun 03 - Jul 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

Jun 03 - Jul 26
MONDAYS
11:00 am - Music & Movement. Ages  3-5. (30 min.)
TUESDAYS
9:30 am - Full STEAM Ahead. Ages  3-5. (30 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.)
FRIDAYS
12:00 pm - Books & Bites. All ages. (30 min.)
Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Jupiter Branch

(561) 744-2301

Jun 03 - Jul 27
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
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.)
11:00 am - Free Play Friday. Ages  2-4. (30 min.)
Check in at the children's services desk.  Space is limited. First come, first served. 

Lantana Road Branch

(561) 304-4500

Jun 03 - Jul 26
TUESDAYS
10:15 am - Bilingual Tales & Tunes: English/Spanish. Ages  2-3. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:15 am - Tickle Me Tunes. Ages  3-12 mos. (45 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:30 am - Toddler Time. Ages  1-2. (45 min.)
FRIDAYS
10:15 am - Circle Time. Ages  12-23 mos. (45 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Jun 03) - Night, Night, Sleep Tight.
Week 2 (Jun 10) - To the Moon.
Week 3 (Jun 17) - Once Upon a Time.
Week 4 (Jun 24) - Aliens.
Week 5 (Jul 01) - The Perfect Picnic.
Week 6 (Jul 08) - Rockets Away.
Week 7 (Jul 15) - Beyond the Stars.
Week 8 (Jul 22) - Rise & Shine, It's Breakfast Time.
Thursdays Toddler Time (except for July 4)  Space is limited. Preregistration is required, beginning Wed, May 22

Main Library

(561) 233-2600

Jun 04 - Jul 26
TUESDAYS
9:30 am - Baby & Me. Ages  0-12 mos. (45 min.)
10:30 am - Toddler Time. Ages  2-3. (45 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
9:30 am - Dancing With Ms. Amber. Ages  2-4. (45 min.)
10:30 am - School Days. Ages  4-5. (45 min.)
THURSDAYS
9:30 am - Preschool Discovery. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
10:30 am - Ms. Carol's Bilingual Story Time. Ages 2. (45 min.)
FRIDAYS
9:30 am - Toddle, Read & Play. Ages  12-24 mos. (45 min.)
10:30 am - Countdown to Kindergarten. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
First come, first served. 

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

(561) 233-1880

Jun 03 - Jul 27
MONDAYS
11:15 am - Onesies. Ages  12-24 mos. (30 min.)
3:30 pm - Make-n-Take Crafts. Ages  3-9. (45 min.)
TUESDAYS
10:30 am - Toddlers. Age 2. (30 min.)
11:15 am - Little Builders. Ages  2-5. (30 min.)
3:15 pm - Walk-In Story Time. Ages  4-8. (30 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:30 am - Preschoolers. Ages  3-5. (30 min.)
11:15 am - Little Builders. Ages  2-5. (30 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Jun 03) - Monkeys.
Week 2 (Jun 10) - Space Travel.
Week 3 (Jun 17) - Aliens.
Week 4 (Jun 24) - Sun & Stars.
Week 5 (Jul 01) - Robots.
Week 6 (Jul 08) - Ocean.
Week 7 (Jul 15) - Moon.
Week 8 (Jul 22) - Favorites.
Classes begin promptly at the start time. Walk- in- classes are first come, first served.  Space is limited. Preregistration is required. 

Royal Palm Beach Branch

(561) 790-6030

Jun 03 - Jul 26
MONDAYS
10:30 am - Twees. Ages  2-3. (40 min.)
TUESDAYS
9:30 am - Totally Two's. Age 2. (35 min.)
10:30 am - Preschool Buddies. Ages  3-5. (40 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:15 am - School-Age Friends. Grades  K-1. (40 min.)
THURSDAYS
9:30 am - Baby Story Time. Ages  0-12 mos. (30 min.)
10:30 am - Toddler Story Time. Ages  13-23 mos. (40 min.)

Themes

Week 1 (Jun 03) - Sunrays & Sunny Days.
Week 2 (Jun 10) - We're Doing the Body Rock!
Week 3 (Jun 17) - The Earth & Beyond!
Week 4 (Jun 24) - Bug Out!
Week 5 (Jul 01) - Picnic Time!
Week 6 (Jul 08) - Starlight, Star Bright!
Week 7 (Jul 15) - Goodnight Moonlight.
Week 8 (Jul 22) - Library Favorites: Classics & Newbies!

Tequesta Branch

(561) 746-5970

Jun 03 - Jul 27
MONDAYS
11:30 am - Story Picnic. (40 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:15 am - Tots & Tunes. Ages  12-24 mos. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:15 am - ArtStarts. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)
Story Picnic is story time with lunch at the library. No story time on Jun 06. Thursday classes will start on Jun 13.  Preregistration is required. 

Wellington Branch

(561) 790-6070

Jun 03 - Jul 27
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 - Book Babies. 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.)
First come, first served. 

West Boca Branch

(561) 470-1600

Jun 03 - Jul 26
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.)
11:30 am - Preschool Story Time. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
Toddler Time classes require preregistration, beginning Mon, May 20. Bilingual and Preschool classes are first come, first served.  

West Boynton Branch

(561) 734-5556

Jun 03 - Jul 27
MONDAYS
11:00 am - Hooray for Pre-K. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
TUESDAYS
10:15 am - Tiny Tots. Ages  12-23 mos. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Baby Lapsit. Ages  0-12 mos. (30 min.)
WEDNESDAYS
10:15 am - Dance Party. Ages  4-7. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Tales for Twos & Threes. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)
THURSDAYS
10:15 am - Tales for Twos & Threes. Ages  2-3. (30 min.)
11:00 am - Bilingual Tales & Tunes: English/Spanish. Ages  3-5. (45 min.)
First come, first served.