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Adult Classes & Events

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Hooked on Crochet

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 10:30 am
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. All skill levels are welcome. (90 min.)

Black History Month Trivia

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 2:00 pm
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team, or join others and play along. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 2:00 pm
Table Top Saturday! Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a new and exciting one presented each week. (2 hr.) Preregister.

A Glimpse of Chinese Culture Through Dance & Music

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 2:30 pm
The Joy Dance Group performs Chinese folk dances and musical notes to celebrate the Year of the Dog! (60 min.) Preregister.

A Tribute to Ella: Music of the Ella Fitzgerald Songbook

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 2:30 pm
Vocalist Perley Rousseau and pianist Sonny Daye present a concert and music of Ella Fitzgerald. (60 min.) Preregister.

Meet the Artist: Mehri Danielpour

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Feb 25, 2:00 pm
Her celebrated works include the portrait bust of baseball Hall of Famer Henry “Hank” Aaron and the bronze sculpture the “Year of the Child” on display at Northwood Road in West Palm Beach. (90 min.) Preregister.

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Sun, Feb 25, 2:00 pm
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.)

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 9:30 am
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Three Singing Jewish Men: Billy Joel, Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 2:00 pm
Learn about each singer’s early influences, romantic relationships, different paths to success, and why they are still stars. (60 min.) Preregister.

Medical Mondays: Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 2:00 pm
Dr. Arif Dalvi, a neurologist from Delray Medical Center, will discuss deep brain stimulation for movement disorders and answer questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

The History of Modern Iraq

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 2:00 pm
Dr. Stephen Katz, adjunct Professor of History at Excelsior College, will discuss modern Iraq since its creation at the end of WWI, as well as its continuing significance for American foreign policy. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: “The Underground Railroad,” by Colson Whitehead

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Books available in print and e-books. (60 min.) Preregister.

E-Magazines: RBdigital & Flipster

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 2:00 pm
Learn how to read magazines online for free using RBdigital or Flipster. (60 min.)

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First come, first served. (3.5 hr.)

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Book Discussion: "Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood," by Trevor Noah

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 2:00 pm
Copies are available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Responding to Government Solicitations

Main Library
Tue, Feb 27, 2:00 pm
Develop marketing techniques, search for proposal opportunities, and construct a winning bid. Speaker: Carole Hart, Program Manager, Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Florida Atlantic University. (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-297-4232 to preregister.

Classic Book Discussion: "Huckleberry Finn," by Mark Twain

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 2:00 pm
Ask the research services desk for your copy. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion: "Little Fires Everywhere," by Celeste Ng

West Boca Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 2:00 pm
Staff-led book discussion. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

CANCELED - Writers LIVE! Presents: Kate Alcott

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 2:00 pm
This New York Times best-selling author discusses her latest novel, “The Hollywood Daughter.” Books available for purchase; a book signing will follow. (90 min.)

Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources

Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 3:00 pm
Learn to assess health claims and become an educated consumer by learning to ask the right questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Backgammon Club

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 3:30 pm
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 6:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 6:00 pm
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival. Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a new and exciting one presented each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 6:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. (30 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. (30 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 11:00 am
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 2:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (90 min.) Preregister.

Meditation: Antidote to Stress

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 2:00 pm
Explore the healing power of meditation and learn how to create peace in your life in spite of the stress around you. Facilitated by John Bednarik. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion: "Future Home of the Living God," by Louise Erdrich

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 2:00 pm
Stop by the research services desk to pick up a copy when you register. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. (30 min.)

iPhone Basics

Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 2:30 pm
Get to know the basic features of your iPhone, such as how to connect to Wi-Fi, add contacts, send messages and download apps. Bring your own fully charged iPhone. Your Apple ID and password are also needed. (90 min.) Preregister.

A Tribute to Ella: Music of the Ella Fitzgerald Songbook

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 2:30 pm
Vocalist Perley Rousseau and pianist Sonny Daye present a concert and music of the legendary Ella Fitzgerald. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 10:00 am
Want to learn about your family tree? Call or stop by the research services desk to arrange an appointment. (30 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Board Games & Puzzles

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 10:00 am
Socialize over games and puzzles! Board games, both old and new, and puzzles will be provided, or bring your own. (60 min.) Preregister.

AARP/IRS Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents and last year’s completed tax returns. First come, first served. (3 hr.)

Tech Talk: One-On-One Sign-Up

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 10:00 am
Need help with your computer, e-reader or other device? Contact the research services desk to schedule a 30-minute session. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.)

Book-A-Librarian

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 12:00 pm
Are you looking for help learning some basic computer skills? Do you need assistance learning to navigate Windows, the internet or your personal email? (60 min.) Call to schedule a one-on-one computer session.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Road Movies

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 1:00 pm
"It Happened One Night." ©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (105 min.) Enjoy these classic to contemporary films synonymous with our American culture that celebrate journeys rather than destinations. Not rated.

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Genealogy Help: One-On-One Sign-Up

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 1:30 pm
Want to learn about your family tree? Schedule a 30-minute session with a librarian who will guide you through online genealogy research. Preregister.

Practical Mindfulness

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 2:00 pm
Become mindful through the practice of meditation with a lecture, question-and-answer session, and meditation. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 2:00 pm
Do you need help downloading an e-book to your mobile device? Do you need help accessing our online databases? (30 min.) Call for an appointment.

Create a Memory Page

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 2:00 pm
Create artful displays to commemorate special events and those you love as we guide you through the process of creating a memory page. Bring personal photos and your imagination. (60 min.)

The Three Bs

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 2:00 pm
Reminisce with freelance writer Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe who will present her humorous take on Brooklyn, the Bronx, and the Bungalows of Rockaway Beach, New York. (60 min.)

Writer's Critique Workshop

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 6:30 pm
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 7:00 pm
Wines of Northern Italy. Wines of Southern Italy. The Tastes of Germany and Austria. The Everyday Guide to Wine. (105 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

AARP/IRS Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Mar 02, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents and last year’s completed tax returns. First come, first served. (3 hr.)

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 02, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Laura Lippman

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Mar 02, 2:00 pm
The best-selling and critically-acclaimed author discusses her latest work of psychological suspense, “Sunburn.” Books available for purchase; a book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Feb 16, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2018. (90 min.)

Adult Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Mar 02, 2:00 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister.

Gettin' Jiggy Wit It!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Mar 02, 2:00 pm
Exercise your brain with challenging 100, 500, 1,000 and 2,000 piece jigsaw puzzles. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 2:00 pm
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Having fun with different types of needlepoint! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Adult Chess Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 3:00 pm
Play with other chess enthusiasts and hone your skills. Basic understanding of the game preferred, but not required. (60 min.)

Writers LIVE! Presents: Craig Grossi

Wellington Branch
Sun, Mar 04, 2:00 pm
The eight-year Marine Corps veteran and Purple Heart recipient discusses his book, “Craig & Fred: A Marine, a Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other.” Books available for purchase; a book signing will follow. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Fri, Feb 16, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2018.

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 9:30 am
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

One-On-One Computer Help

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 1:00 pm
We offer 30-minute personalized sessions for members needing basic computer assistance. Call to schedule your appointment.

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Cross Stitching Circle

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 1:30 pm
Basic knowledge of cross stitching or needlework required. We have limited supplies, or bring your own project and supplies. Limit 10. (90 min.)

Old-Fashioned Irish Singalong

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 2:00 pm
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an old-fashioned Irish singalong featuring award-winning Irish singer and radio host Kevin Westley. (60 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Crochet

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 2:00 pm
Want to learn to crochet? Already an experienced crochet artist? Join us to share your expertise! Materials provided. Limit 6. (2 hr.)

Asistencia individualizada: computadoras

(Speak With a Specialist, in Spanish)
Main Library
Mon, Mar 05, 2:00 pm
Lunes, 05 de marzo, 2:00 pm
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de las computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Desea buscar información de un tema en particular? Llame para hacer una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

Keep on Top of Your Investment Decisions With Value Line!

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 2:00 pm
Value Line is an online resource that helps beginning, intermediate, and advanced investors make educated decisions. Create or research a portfolio. (60 min.) Preregister.

Morningstar Investment Research Center: A Financial Learning & Investment Online Resource

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 3:00 pm
Morningstar Investment Research Center offers customizable tools and analyst reports about funds, stocks and ETFs. Reports are provided in the library or at your home computer. (60 min.) Preregister.

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 4:00 pm
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.)

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 1:30 pm
Transform writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. Group meets independently in the library on Tue, Mar 20, 1:30 pm. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 2:00 pm
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Taught by certified Tai Chi instructor Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Mar 06, 2:00 pm
Martes, 06 de marzo, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 2:00 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Beginner’s Series - Figure Drawing

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 2:00 pm
Learn to draw by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of figurative drawing. Using graphite and charcoal, we’ll learn the basics of figure drawing and how to use ideal proportions in your own figures. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.)

Coloring Crafternoon

West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 2:00 pm
You are never too old to color. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon unleashing your creative side coloring in beautiful designs and pictures. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

Songs for Everyone

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 2:00 pm
Gather around and listen, or sing along, as Bob Gelb strums his way through familiar songs. (60 min.)

Writers LIVE! Presents: Mira T. Lee

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 2:30 pm
Mira T. Lee discusses her acclaimed debut novel, “Everything Here Is Beautiful.” Books available for purchase; a book signing will follow. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Tue, Feb 20, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2018.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 6:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 6:00 pm
Machi Koro. Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Hooked on Crochet

Wellington Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 6:30 pm
Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners, pick up a materials list when you preregister. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Discover Axis 360

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 10:30 am
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 11:00 am
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 1:00 pm
Dancerize your way with the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle. For beginners and experienced line dancers. Learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.)

Movies at Main

Main Library
Wed, Mar 07, 2:00 pm
"Dunkirk." ©Warner Bros. (105 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 2:00 pm
"Girl Most Likely." ©‎Lions Gate Films, Inc. (103 min.) PG-13

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Brit Bennett

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 6:30 pm
Brit Bennett discusses her New York Times best-selling debut, “The Mothers.” Books available for purchase; a book signing will follow. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Feb 21, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2018.

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book Discussion: “The Magician's Lie,” by Greer Macallister

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 6:30 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 10:00 am
Want to learn about your family tree? Call or stop by the research services desk to arrange an appointment. (30 min.) Preregister.

AARP/IRS Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents and last year’s completed tax returns. First come, first served. (3 hr.)

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 10:30 am
Need help with your shopping? Not sure what to buy? Use Consumer Reports online to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister.

Victorian Paper Flowers

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 10:30 am
Create a lucky shamrock plant with crepe paper. Materials provided, but a sharp pair of small scissors may be helpful. Space limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Road Movies

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 1:00 pm
"Road to Morocco." ©‎Universal Pictures. (83 min.) Enjoy these classic to contemporary films synonymous with our American culture that celebrate journeys rather than destinations. Not rated.

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book & Film Discussion: Women's History Month

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 1:30 pm
“Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation Into Space," by Margot Lee Shetterly. Book discussion. Return on 3/15 to see the film. (60 min.)

Crafternoon: Faux Stained Glass

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
All materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Ronald Balson

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
The international best-selling author discusses his latest work of historical suspense, “The Trust.” Books available for purchase; a book signing will follow. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Thu, Feb 22, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2018.

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Main Library
Thu, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 08 de marzo, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Open Studio - Figure Drawing

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
Develop your observational drawing skills by investigating proportion, form and gesture. This is an open studio, just come in, sit down, and draw. Materials provided, as well as guidance from our instructor. Figure drawing experience is required. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.)

Art Painting Beginner's Series Part II

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
Learn basic painting, composition, color mixing and drawing techniques. Material provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 2:00 pm
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the aroma and taste of Chinese tea. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.)

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 5:00 pm
Learn crochet fundamentals and socialize while you work. Share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Scrabble for Adults

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 6:30 pm
Join other Scrabble fans and enjoy a fun evening of wordplay. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own boards if you have them. (2 hr.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 7:00 pm
The Tastes of Spain and Portugal. U.S. Regions - California. U.S. Regions - Washington and Oregon. The Everyday Guide to Wine. (105 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

AARP/IRS Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents and last year’s completed tax returns. First come, first served. (3 hr.)

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

Spencer Stereo: Views of Jupiter

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 2:00 pm
Melville Spencer’s stereo-views might be the only photos of the Jupiter and Lake Worth areas taken prior to 1890. Josh Liller, ‎historian and collections manager of the ‎Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum presents this local history lecture. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Gettin' Jiggy Wit It!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 2:00 pm
Exercise your brain with challenging 100, 500, 1,000 and 2,000 piece jigsaw puzzles. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Income Taxes

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 2:30 pm
Palm Beach State College Professor Gracelyn Stuart, CPA, for offer tips on these tax topics: Schedule A - Itemized Deductions; Schedule D - Capital Gains and Losses; Schedule C - Self Employed Income. (60 min.) Preregister.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Hooked on Crochet

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 10:30 am
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. All skill levels are welcome. (90 min.) Preregister.

Cinema Café

Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 2:00 pm
"A Dog's Purpose." ©Universal Studios. (120 min.) Refreshments provided. PG Preregister.

Community Seed, Seedling & Plant Exchange!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 2:00 pm
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney welcomes you to participate in this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants you would like to trade. Share useful gardening tips, recipes and life experiences. (90 min.) Preregister.

Let Clutter Go!

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 2:30 pm
Kathy Andio, professional organizer, will share the revolutionary decluttering and organizing tips from The New York Times best-seller, “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up:The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing,” by Marie Kondo. (60 min.) Preregister.

Bridging Cultures Series: A Glimpse of Chinese Culture Through Dance & Music

Wellington Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 2:30 pm
The Joy Dance Group performs Chinese folk dances and musical performances. Celebrate the Year of the Dog! (60 min.) Preregister.

Sahaja Meditation

Acreage Branch
Sun, Mar 11, 2:00 pm
This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
Sun, Mar 11, 2:00 pm
"Victoria & Abdul." ©Focus Features. (112 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Ronald Balson

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Mar 11, 2:00 pm
The international best-selling author discusses his latest work of historical suspense, “The Trust.” Books available for purchase; a book signing will follow. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Fri, Feb 23, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2018.

American Film Institute's Top 100

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 1:00 pm
"The Deer Hunter." ©Universal Pictures. (183 min.) Lecture, film viewing and discussion. (4 hr.) R

One-On-One Computer Help

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 1:00 pm
We offer 30-minute personalized sessions for members needing basic computer assistance. Call to schedule your appointment.

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 2:00 pm
"The Glass Castle." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (127 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

The Three Bs

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 2:00 pm
Reminisce with freelance writer Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe who will present her humorous take on Brooklyn, the Bronx, and the Bungalows of Rockaway Beach, New York. (90 min.) Preregister.

Looking for a New Job? Learn How to Land That Job With Career Transitions

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 2:00 pm
Enhance your job search with Career Transitions that will help you write an effective résumé and cover letter, prepare for an interview, or explore a new career path. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club: Mini Notepads

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 2:00 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 2:30 pm
Becoming the Nation of Israel. Kinship and Economics in Highland Villages. The World of Biblical Israel. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Career Changing: How to Change Careers Successfully

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 3:00 pm
Looking for a new career? Topics include general guidance on finding career information, figuring out which skills are transferable, networking, training and education. Work with career assessment and information resources. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Andrea Lawlor

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 6:00 pm
This critically-acclaimed author discusses their novel, “Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl.” Books available for purchase; a book signing will follow. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Feb 26, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2018.

Chess Club for Adults

Wellington Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Monogrammed Glasses

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 10:30 am
We'll learn how to etch glass and participants will make their own personalized drinking glass to keep. Materials provided. Limit 16. (90 min.) Preregister.

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 10:30 am
Dancerize your way with the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle. For beginners and experienced line dancers. Learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.)

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Addiction & Overdose Prevention

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 2:00 pm
Dr. Klarich from PBSO and Ms. Lovecchio, addiction specialist, will discuss drug addiction and how to prevent an overdose. Learn about the connection between the national opioid epidemic and the prescription drugs in your medicine cabinet. (60 min.) Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Main Library
Tue, Mar 13, 2:00 pm
Want to learn about your family tree? Call or stop by the research services desk to schedule your own 30-minute session with a librarian who will guide you through online genealogy research. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Mar 13, 2:00 pm
Martes, 13 de marzo, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

My Time on the Baseball Beat

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 2:00 pm
Author and columnist Irwin Cohen will recount his career in sports journalism with Major League Baseball. Mr. Cohen has interviewed many baseball greats such as Joe DiMaggio, Hank Greenberg, Stan Musial, Pee Wee Reese and Duke Snider. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Brad Parks

West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 2:00 pm
Award-winning crime fiction writer Brad Parks discusses his latest, “Closer Than You Know.” Books available for purchase; a book signing will follow. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Tue, Feb 27, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2018.

Popcorn & Movie

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 2:00 pm
"The Glass Castle." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (127 min.) PG-13

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Tai Chi

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 5:30 pm
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Taught by certified Tai Chi instructor Richard Paul Tsang. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 6:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 7:00 pm
The game's afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (75 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Chair Yoga

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 10:00 am
Learn relaxation methods and get some exercise with this chair yoga class featuring certified Kripalu yoga instructor, Carol Dias. Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 11:00 am
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

National Pi Day Book Discussion: "Delicious!," by Ruth Reichl

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 1:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Celebrate with some delicious pie treats. (60 min.)

Book & Movie Chat

Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 2:00 pm
"The Cider House Rules," by John Irving. Book chat. Refreshments provided. Return on 3/27 to see the movie. (90 min.) Preregister.

Getting Started With FamilySearch

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 2:00 pm
Learn how to use this popular genealogy website to research your family history. (60 min.) Preregister.

Keep on Top of Your Investment Decisions With Value Line!

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 2:00 pm
Value Line is an online resource that helps beginning, intermediate, and advanced investors make educated decisions. Create or research a portfolio. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Main Library
Wed, Mar 14, 2:00 pm
Cross-stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (60 min.) Preregister.

Bintel Brief in 2018

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 2:00 pm
Join author and humorist Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe for a lively remembrance of a long New York tradition and discuss how it might sound today. (60 min.) Preregister.

DIY Lucky Charms

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 2:00 pm
Try your luck at making these charms as we create DIY shinky-dink charms just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.)

What’s Not in the Bill of Rights?

West Boca Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 2:00 pm
Learn about the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution and the process for amending the Constitution. Participants will consider proposing a 28th amendment. Presented by the Florida Bar Association. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Morningstar Investment Research Center: A Financial Learning & Investment Online Resource

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 3:00 pm
Morningstar Investment Research Center offers customizable tools and analyst reports about funds, stocks and ETFs. Reports are provided in the library or at your home computer. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Sickle Cell Disease: What to Know

Main Library
Wed, Mar 14, 6:30 pm
Sickle cell anemia is a disease passed down through families. The Sickle Cell Foundation of PBC will discuss this inherited disease. (60 min.) Preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 10:00 am
Want to learn about your family tree? Call or stop by the research services desk to arrange an appointment. (30 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

AARP/IRS Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents and last year’s completed tax returns. First come, first served. (3 hr.)

Transparent Language Online

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 10:30 am
Learn a second, or third language, using this simple and fun language learning service. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Road Movies

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 1:00 pm
"It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World." ©‎Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (155 min.) Enjoy these classic to contemporary films synonymous with our American culture that celebrate journeys rather than destinations. G

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book & Film Discussion: Women's History Month

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 1:30 pm
"Hidden Figures." ©‎Twentieth Century Fox. (127 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2.5 hr.) PG

Adult Book Discussion: "The Light in the Ruins,” by Chris Bohjalian

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
Led by Donna Gruber Adair. Sign up and borrow the book. (90 min.) Preregister.

Practical Mindfulness

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
Learn how to become mindful through the practice of meditation. This class consists of a lecture, a question-and-answer session, and meditation. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dr. Ruth & Judge Judy: Two Unique Media Personalities

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
Join Dr. Rose Feinberg to learn about each woman’s early life, marriages, accomplishments, challenges and events that led to becoming a media personality. (60 min.) Preregister.

Shopping for Health: Vegetarian Diets

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
If you are considering a vegetarian diet, this workshop is for you. A well-balanced vegetarian diet can prevent chronic diseases. This workshop will provide basic information on what to choose for your particular need. Research-based publications from the University of Florida will be available for you to take home. (60 min.)

Art for Adults : Intermediate Series - Ink

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
Ever want to get that perfect graphic look to your work? Let your inner graphic or comic book artist soar by learning to give your sketches life with ink. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

American Presidents & Their Secretaries ... of State

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
"Jeopardy!" lover? Participate in this interactive activity in which you use your political knowledge past and present to guess the correct Secretary of State and the President they served. (60 min.)

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 5:00 pm
Learn crochet fundamentals and socialize while you work. Share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Land a New Job With Career Transitions

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 6:30 pm
Learn how you can enhance your job search, write an effective resume and cover letter, or explore a new career path using the library database, Career Transitions. (90 min.) Preregister.

Illustrators LIVE! Presents: James Barry

Main Library
Thu, Mar 15, 7:00 pm
Illustrator, cartoonist and storyboard artist, James Barry will discuss his process as an artist in multiple venues, including the best-selling "Warriors" manga series by Erin Hunter. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 7:00 pm
Other U.S. Regions, Mexico, and Canada. Sampling Argentina and Chile. The Best of Australia and Tasmania. The Everyday Guide to Wine. (105 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

AARP/IRS Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Mar 16, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents and last year’s completed tax returns. First come, first served. (3 hr.)

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 16, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

Book Discussion: "Beneath a Scarlet Sky," by Mark Sullivan

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Mar 16, 11:00 am
Pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.) Preregister.

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Mar 16, 2:00 pm
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.)

Gettin' Jiggy Wit It!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Mar 16, 2:00 pm
Exercise your brain with challenging 100, 500, 1,000 and 2,000 piece jigsaw puzzles. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail," by Bill Bryson

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Mar 16, 2:00 pm
Led by Donna Gruber Adair. Sign up and pick up a copy of the book. (90 min.)

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion: "The Fire Next Time," by James Baldwin

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 12:00 pm
Led by Dr. Esther Berry. (90 min.)

Movie Matinee: St. Patrick's Day

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 2:00 pm
"In Bruges." ©Focus Features. (102 min.) R Preregister.

Trivia Contest!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 2:00 pm
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team, or join others and play along. (90 min.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Miniature Gardens: Fairy House Planter

Acreage Branch
Sun, Mar 18, 2:00 pm
Make your own enchanting fairy house planter using a terra cotta pot and natural materials. Materials provided. Bring your own glue gun if you have one. Parents must accompany their children. Ages 10 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 9:30 am
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Fruit & Vegetable Painting

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 2:00 pm
Stamp unique designs using fruits and vegetables to create one-of-a-kind masterpieces. (60 min.)

Practical Stress Reduction

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 6:00 pm
Join us for a presentation on mindfulness and meditation, designed to help handle stress in the workplace and at home. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Practical Mindfulness

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 2:00 pm
Become mindful through the practice of meditation with a lecture, a question and answer period and meditation. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Mar 20, 2:00 pm
Martes, 20 de marzo, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Watercolor Techniques I

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 2:00 pm
Take your basic knowledge and put it to work in the second class of our watercolor series. Learn how to get the ethereal look of a wash and charge your colors for a deepening effect. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Cooking the Books: "Cooking with My Sisters: One Hundred Years of Family Recipes, From Italy to Big Stone Gap," by Adriana Trigiani

West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 2:00 pm
Staff-led cookbook discussion. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Taking Better Photos

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 2:00 pm
Ever wonder why your pictures are out of focus, off balanced or just too dark? Learn some basic principles of photography such as composition and lighting. Camera phones, DSLRs, and point-and-shoot cameras are all welcome. Basic knowledge of how to operate your camera is preferred. Staff-led discussion. (60 min.)

Painting With Sounds

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 3:00 pm
Engage your imagination and sharpen your listening skills by painting what you hear, using watercolors. Materials provided. Limit 12. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Three Singing Jewish Women: Bette Midler, Carole King & Barbra Streisand

Wellington Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 3:00 pm
Find out about each singer’s early years, marriages and struggles to reach stardom. Learn what fame has meant to each in the past and currently. (60 min.) Preregister.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 6:00 pm
Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar. Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tertulia literaria

(Book Discussion, in Spanish)
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 6:30 pm
Martes, 20 de marzo, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "Eva” de Arturo Perez-Reverte. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de información. (90 min.)

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 7:00 pm
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. (90 min.) Preregister.

Accessing Inner Healing Potentials: Guided Meditation

Main Library
Tue, Mar 20, 7:00 pm
Participants will be guided into profound relaxation to quiet the mind using visual imagery, awareness of breath and affirmations. (60 min.) Preregister.

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Wellington Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 7:00 pm
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, if the skies are clear. (90 min.) Preregister.

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 7:15 pm
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, if the skies are clear. (30 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 10:30 am
Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 11:00 am
Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 11:00 am
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Job Help Center

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 2:00 pm
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs, from creating a résumé to applying for jobs online. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Shopping for Health: Vegetarian Diets

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 2:30 pm
If you are considering a vegetarian diet, this workshop is for you! A well-balanced vegetarian diet can prevent chronic diseases. This workshop will provide basic information on what to look for based on your particular need. Research based nutrition publications from the University of Florida/PBC Extension will be available for you to take home (60 min.) Preregister.

Go Green With SWA

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 3:00 pm
Explore new ways to reduce, reuse and recycle from an expert from the Solid Waste Authority, which has been leading the way in providing convenient and efficient services to conserve our natural resources. (60 min.)

Adult Coloring Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 6:30 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Socrates Café

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 6:30 pm
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister.

Writers Reading Open Mic

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 6:30 pm
Writers are invited to share their work in this open mic event or come just to listen. Preferred reading length of no more than five minutes/750 words and of a family-friendly subject matter. In collaboration with The Writer's Group of Royal Palm Beach. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pinterest for Beginners

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 6:30 pm
We will help you register with Pinterest, a visual discovery tool. Participants must have an email address and basic mousing skills. (60 min.) Preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 10:00 am
Want to learn about your family tree? Call or stop by the research services desk to arrange an appointment. (30 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 10:00 am
Explore, learn, create and play: immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! (90 min.)

AARP/IRS Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents and last year’s completed tax returns. First come, first served. (3 hr.)

Online Learning: Lynda.com

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 10:30 am
Learn about the many self-paced video tutorials for Microsoft Office, video and sound editing, business, computer programming, and more using Lynda.com. Bring your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Road Movies

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 1:00 pm
"Paper Moon." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (102 min.) Enjoy these classic to contemporary films synonymous with our American culture that celebrate journeys rather than destinations. PG

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Main Library
Thu, Mar 22, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 22 de marzo, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

A Healthy Choice: Vegetarianism

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 2:00 pm
Ada Medina-Solorzano, from PBC Cooperative Extension Service, shares how having a well-balanced vegetarian diet can be nutritious and provide a variety of health benefits. (60 min.)

Art Painting Beginner's Series Part III

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 2:15 pm
Learn basic painting, composition, color mixing and drawing techniques. Materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 2:30 pm
Discover hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from home or anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Naturalization Information Session

Main Library
Thu, Mar 22, 6:30 pm
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Officer Don Jarrell will provide an overview of the naturalization process, how to apply for it, and the general eligibility requirements. Study materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 7:00 pm
Wines of New Zealand and South Africa. Becoming a Knowledgeable Wine Buyer. Wine for Any Occasion and Any Food. The Everyday Guide to Wine. (105 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

AARP/IRS Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Mar 23, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents and last year’s completed tax returns. First come, first served. (3 hr.)

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 23, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

Adult Book Discussion: "The Marriage of Opposites," by Alice Hoffman

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Mar 23, 2:00 pm
Led by Donna Adair. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Legacy of Margaret Garner: Lessons of Survival & Empowerment for Today

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Mar 23, 2:00 pm
This talk by author Dr. Delores Walters examines Garner’s legacy of resistance to subjugation using family-history research tools that can lead to unlocking our own genealogies and our own sources of survival and empowerment. (60 min.) Preregister.

Gettin' Jiggy Wit It!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Mar 23, 2:00 pm
Exercise your brain with challenging 100, 500, 1,000 and 2,000 piece jigsaw puzzles. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Mar 23, 2:00 pm
"Wonder Woman." ©Warner Bros. (141 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Naturalization Information Session

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 2:00 pm
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Officer Don Jarrell will provide an overview of the naturalization process, how to apply for it, and the general eligibility requirements. Study materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 2:00 pm
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Having fun with different types of needlepoint! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Family Craft Fun

Wellington Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 2:30 pm
Bring the whole family (young, old, and in between) to make creative and colorful art. All ages. (60 min.)

Music by Laible Blu

Gardens Branch
Sun, Mar 25, 2:00 pm
Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.) Preregister.

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Sun, Mar 25, 2:00 pm
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.)

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 2:00 pm
Explore, learn, create and play: immerse yourself in a 3-D environment! (90 min.)

Early Warning Sign of Drug Use

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 2:00 pm
Is your teen having a mood swing or using drugs? It can be difficult to tell the difference between adolescence and actual drug use. Join Dr. Susan Klarich from PBSO to learn some common signs of teen drug abuse. (90 min.) Preregister.

Transparent Language Online

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 2:00 pm
Learn a second or third language using this simple and fun language learning service. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 10:30 am
Discover hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

Book & Movie Chat

Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 1:00 pm
"The Cider House Rules." ©‎Miramax. (125 min.) Film viewing. PG-13 Preregister.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Book Discussion: "No One Can Pronounce My Name," by Rakesh Satyal

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 2:00 pm
Copies available at the research services desk. (90 min.)

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Mar 27, 2:00 pm
Martes, 27 de marzo, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. (2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion: "Young Jane Young," by Gabrielle Zevin

West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 2:00 pm
Staff-led book discussion. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Modern Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 2:00 pm
Dr. Michael D. Jurewicz, Urology Surgery with Bethesda Hospital discusses men's health. (60 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Backgammon Club

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 3:30 pm
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 6:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Accessing Inner Healing Potentials: Hypnotherapy

Main Library
Tue, Mar 27, 7:00 pm
The session will include a group demonstration followed by a question-and-answer period. Participants will be educated on hypnosis, exposing the myths about hypnotherapy. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 11:00 am
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Free at Your Fingertips: Navigating the Library Website

Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Find legal forms, computer tutorials, résumé templates, homework help and more with your library card. Take a tour of our website and online resources. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.

Government Contracting 101

Main Library
Wed, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Learn the contracting registration process within the various government sectors, certification programs available for your firm, general marketing ideas, and research tips. Co-sponsored by: Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Florida Atlantic University. (60 min.)

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
"Ricki and the Flash." ©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (101 min.) PG-13

Book Discussion: "The Mothers," by Brit Bennett

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk when you register. (60 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Green Dot

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 6:30 pm
Green Dot is a program that asks everyone to take a stance against acts of domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, child abuse, bullying, and stalking. Learn how you can safely make a difference, and make PBC a safer place to live. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 29, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 29, 10:00 am
Want to learn about your family tree? Call or stop by the research services desk to arrange an appointment. (30 min.) Preregister.

AARP/IRS Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Mar 29, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents and last year’s completed tax returns. First come, first served. (3 hr.)

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Mar 29, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Road Movies

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 29, 1:00 pm
"Smokey and the Bandit." ©‎Universal Pictures. (96 min.) Enjoy these classic to contemporary films synonymous with our American culture that celebrate journeys rather than destinations. PG

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 29, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Art for Adults: Open Studio

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
Practice your skills and get guidance on how to finish bringing your vision to life in this open studio. Bring an unfinished project or start a new one. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.)

Celebrate Irish-American Heritage: Musical Concert

Main Library
Thu, Mar 29, 6:30 pm
Renowned harpist Esther Underhay offers a delightful presentation that highlights traditional Irish music. (60 min.) Preregister.

AARP/IRS Tax Help

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Mar 30, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents and last year’s completed tax returns. First come, first served. (3 hr.)

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 30, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

Filmed on Location in PBC

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Mar 30, 2:00 pm
The PBC Film & Television Commission’s Production Director will discuss the history of entertainment production in our region ranging from film, television series to photo shoots. Learn how to get more involved in local production. (60 min.) Preregister.

Gettin' Jiggy Wit It!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Mar 30, 2:00 pm
Exercise your brain with challenging 100, 500, 1,000 and 2,000 piece jigsaw puzzles. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Mar 31, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Mar 31, 2:00 pm
Table Top Saturday! Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 31, 2:30 pm
Organize your photos and record your memories. Bring your own photos, unfinished scrapbooks and materials to trade. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Children's Classes & Events

Saturday Morning Fun

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 10:30 am
Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Preregister.

Jazz Brunch

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 10:30 am
Join us for a light brunch and conversation before Shenole Latimer's entertaining and enlightening presentation! All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks

West Boca Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 10:30 am
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. First come, first served. (60 min.)

Story Hour: French/English

Heure du Conte: Français/Anglais
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 11:00 am
Samedi, 24 Février, 11:00 am
Fun stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in French and English. All ages. (45 min.)
Histoires, berceuses, chansons et bricolage en français et en anglais. Tous les âges.
(45 min.)

LEGO® Bricks

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 11:00 am
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks; jumbo blocks available. Ages 3-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

What’s All That Jazz About? With Shenole Latimer

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 11:00 am
Young audiences are introduced to the colorful and expressive American music known as jazz with saxophonist Shenole Latimer. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 2:00 pm
Practice getting over those speech day jitters and gain insights into constructing a winning argument. Presented by Aihber Khan, an award-winning debate contestant and published author. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 2:00 pm
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills. Pick up an application from the children's librarian. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Babysitting 101

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 2:00 pm
Join PBC Fire Rescue and learn home safety tips, when to call 911, get answers to your babysitting questions and learn the basics of CPR and first aid. Grades 6-12. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Basket Weaving Craft

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 2:30 pm
Learn about the history of African basket weaving, then create your own colorful basket to take home. Ages 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 2:30 pm
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Terrific Teeth: Dental Health Month

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 3:00 pm
Spruce up your pearly whites and keep your smile bright as we focus on our terrific teeth. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Home School Adventures: Library Lovers Month

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 10:00 am
Are you looking to enrich your child's curriculum? We'll cover a new topic each class! Get a backstage tour of the library, learn about all the cool, new things we have to offer, then make a craft. Grades K-8. (60 min.) Preregister.

Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 10:00 am
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child in everyone. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 10:30 am
Baby and parents, or caregivers, are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 11:15 am
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

Sticky Sticker Art

Gardens Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 3:00 pm
Create your own collage with stickers. (30 min.) Preregister.

After-School Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 3:30 pm
Build up your reading level! Sign up for our weekly Read In series with literacy games and treats to make reading more delicious. Grades 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEM-tastic Structures

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 3:30 pm
Develop engineering skills just by using flat tooth picks and playdough! Practice building basic shapes or make your own spectacular structures. Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 4:00 pm
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child in everyone. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Coloring Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 5:30 pm
A weekly fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring pages and materials provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 5:30 pm
Bring your cards to battle or trade with other trainers, or bring your smart device to battle for control of the Jupiter Branch Library in "Pokémon Go!" All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Monkey Around With Makey Makey!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 6:30 pm
Learn how to use our Makey Makey kits to creatively interact with computers. Another great STEAM activity! Ages 10-17. Limit 8. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 10:00 am
Who Lives in the Ocean? Music and movement, simple stories, and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Parachute Play & Learn

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 10:00 am
Enjoy music and movement while playing a variety of interactive games and activities with our jumbo parachute. Ages 2-4. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Home School Adventures: Library Lovers Month

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 11:00 am
Are you looking to enrich your child's curriculum? We'll cover a new topic each class! Get a backstage tour of the library, learn about all the cool, new things we have to offer, then make a craft. Grades K-8. (60 min.) Preregister.

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 3:30 pm
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library for grades K-12, or get help logging into i-Ready®. All ages. (30 min.) Call or drop by the children’s services desk to make an appointment.

Seussical Celebration

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 3:30 pm
A celebration in rhyme, we'll have a mighty fine time. A birthday for Seuss, fun is on the loose. Ages 4-10. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Game On!

West Boca Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 3:30 pm
Grab a friend and stop by the story time room to play a board game or take a turn on the Wii. Grades K-5. (60 min.)

Black History Readers Theater

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 4:00 pm
Read and act out plays based on the Underground Railroad and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s childhood. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Around the World: Brazil

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 4:00 pm
Art Adventure: Make bright, colorful and feathery Carnival masks. Travel to Brazil, the largest country in South America. Ages 7-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 4:30 pm
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Club Pokémon

Acreage Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 6:30 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to show off, battle, trade or try your hand at Pokémon bingo, or a Pokécraft. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

Tiny Tot Art

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 9:15 am
Create in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

Five Little Senses: Baby Sensory Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 10:00 am
Stimulate your little one’s senses and encourage them to explore with various sensory playtime activities. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-18 mos. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 10:15 am
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child in everyone. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce prereading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

Preschool Block Party

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 11:00 am
We’re bringing out DUPLO® blocks, wooden blocks, Bristle Blocks, Tinker Toys and more, just for you! Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Tween Gaming

Wellington Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 3:00 pm
Join us for Wii games, board games and a whole lot of fun! Ages 5-12. (60 min.)

Playful Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 3:30 pm
Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.)

After-School Math Club

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 3:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories

West Boca Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 3:30 pm
Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child in everyone. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Bird Is the Word

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 4:00 pm
Learn about our local birds while making beautiful wooden birdhouses to take home. Ages 8-12. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read aloud and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 5:00 pm
Calling all Pokémon enthusiasts! If you like collectible card games, this is your place to be! Bring your Game Boy, DS, deck, box or binder. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 10:00 am
Who Lives in the Ocean? Themed stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Time!

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 10:30 am
Need more fun for your toddler during the break between story times? Join us as we sing, read books and have playtime! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Read Across America With Dr. Seuss

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 02, 11:00 am
It's Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss' birthday! What better way to celebrate than to read a Seuss book or two and make a special birthday craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Main Library
Fri, Mar 02, 11:00 am
It’s time to go wild for Read Across America Day! Enjoy stories, crafts and more. All ages. (60 min.)

Books and Kids! Bilingual Story Time

¡Libros y niños! Hora de cuentos bilingüe
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Mar 02, 11:00 am
Viernes, 02 de marzo, 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish with our friends Señora Leslie, Señora Tania and Mrs. Fishman! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.
Acompáñanos y disfrute de cuentos, canciones y rimas en inglés y español con nuestras amigas Señora Leslie, Señora Tania y la Señora Fishman. Edades 2-5. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Mar 02, 11:00 am
Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on Dr. Seuss’ birthday! Read books, sing songs, and participate in wacky & fun activities. (45 min.) Preregister.

Welcome To Seussville!

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Mar 02, 2:30 pm
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ wacky world with stories, crafts, music and games. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Friday Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Fri, Mar 02, 2:30 pm
Enjoy an afternoon of movie entertainment. Ages 5-12.

Hats off to Dr. Seuss!

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Mar 02, 3:30 pm
Celebrate the beloved author’s birthday with stories, crafts and more. All ages. (45 min.)

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Mar 02, 4:00 pm
Celebrate this special author’s birthday with stories, activities, a craft and a film. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Captain Underpants Party

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 10:30 am
It's author Dav Pilkey's birthday so we're throwing him a party and flinging some tighty whities, too! How far can you fling 'em? There'll be plenty o' games, crafts and snacks. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

West Boca Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 10:30 am
In celebration of Dr. Seuss’ 114th birthday, stop by and make some Seuss inspired crafts and coloring pages. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.)

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 11:00 am
Sábado, 03 de marzo, 11:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Todas las edades. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 11:00 am
Bring your family and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and games. We'll have lots of fun and make a craft you can take home. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 11:00 am
Who Lives in the Ocean? Music, stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Yoga Power Hour

Main Library
Sat, Mar 03, 11:00 am
Namaste everyone! It's time for a yoga story time class. Bring a mat or towel to class and wear comfortable clothing. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

Stories and Songs for You!

¡Cuentos y canciones para ti!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 11:00 am
Sábado, 03 de marzo, 11:00 am
Mr. Parra Cebeira and the students of the John I. Leonard Community High School Club La Casa de Las Americas and the International Spanish Academy will be here to read stories and act them out in both Spanish and English. Make a related craft to remember the fun time you had at this bilingual experience. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.
El Sr. Parra Cebeira y los estudiantes del Club La Casa de las Américas de la escuela John I. Leonard Community High School y el International Spanish Academy leerán cuentos y los actuaran en inglés y español. Crea una manualidad para que recuerdes cuanto te divertiste. Edades 2 en adelante. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Cinema

West Boynton Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 2:00 pm
"The LEGO Ninjago Movie." ©Warner Bros. (90 min.) Ages 5 & up. PG Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Chess Buffs

Gardens Branch
Sun, Mar 04, 2:00 pm
Play with other chess buffs for a game or two. Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 10:15 am
Start with stories and songs; then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister.

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 11:15 am
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

Peeps® Shrinky Dinks®

Gardens Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 3:00 pm
Get ready for spring and make a Peeps® pin, magnet or charm using this incredible shrinking plastic. We'll also make Peeps® s'mores! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

After-School Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 3:30 pm
Build up your reading level! Sign up for our weekly Read In series with literacy games and treats to make reading more delicious. Grades 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bedtime Story Time

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 6:00 pm
Wear your favorite PJs and join us for a fun family story time featuring stories, music and more. Stuffed animals are welcome. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 10:00 am
Butterflies. Music and movement, stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Parachute Play & Learn

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 10:00 am
Enjoy music and movement while playing a variety of interactive games and activities with our jumbo parachute. Ages 2-4. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Little Picassos Special

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 11:00 am
Dim the lights and enjoy some turtle-themed stories and a craft in honor of the start of sea turtle nesting season. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Tea Party

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 11:00 am
Garden parties are a time to celebrate flowers and everything lovely. Dress up, hear a story, and enjoy a little cake. Ages 2-5. Limit 12. (30 min.) Preregister.

Cubism Art

Wellington Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 3:00 pm
Express your creative side with Picasso-inspired pictures. Ages 5-12. Limit 30. (45 min.)

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 3:30 pm
Free online tutoring and help logging into i-Ready®. Grades K-12. Call or drop by the children’s services desk to make an appointment.

Mini Book + Art: "My Name Is Georgia," by Jeanette Winter + "Ranchos Church No. 1"

Mini Libro + Arte: "My Name Is Georgia" por Jeanette Winter + "Ranchos Church No. 1"
Main Library
Tue, Mar 06, 3:30 pm
Martes, 06 de marzo, 3:30 pm
Each activity highlights a selected book and an artwork in the Museum’s collection or special exhibition. Reading the book before the activity is recommended. This activity is a collaboration with the Norton Museum of Art and is made possible through the generosity of the Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Ages 9-12. (90 min.) Preregister.
Este taller se enfocará en un libro y una obra de arte de la colección del Museo. Recomendamos leer el libro antes del evento. Esta actividad es una colaboración con el Norton Museum of Art y es posiblegracias a la generosidad del Diana and Bruce Halle Foundation. Edades 9-12. Se requiere registrarse.
(90 min.) Preregister.

Give a HOOT With Daggerwing Nature Center

West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 3:30 pm
Enjoy a special program about owls featuring Daggerwing Nature Center’s favorite feathered friend, Artemis! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 4:00 pm
Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Drop-In Anti-Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 4:00 pm
Enjoy creative activities while improving critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Thinking outside the lines is encouraged! Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

Tween Craft: DIY Magazine Silhouette

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 5:00 pm
Make colorful silhouettes using magazine scraps and a cardboard base! Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Babies & Books Special

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 9:30 am
Bouncing babies along to rhymes and music is what we'll do. They'll also have some important developmental playtime, too. Ages 6-18 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

Baby Build It!

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 10:30 am
Work with your little ones to develop motor skills and have fun with a variety of learning toys and materials. Ages 1-2. (60 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 11:30 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Age 2-5. Limit 20. (30 min.) Preregister.

After-School Math Club

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 3:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Make sure to attend our Pi Day session on 3/14. Grades 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Hogwarts for Muggles

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 3:30 pm
Wand making. Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is proud to present a specially prepared four-week course for muggles. Ages 7-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Video Game Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 4:00 pm
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics. (60 min.)

Bubbling Over With Bubble Science

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 4:00 pm
Did you know that you can make bubbles in different shapes other than spheres? Celebrate National Bubble Week by making uniquely-shaped bubbles with special bubble wands that you construct. Another great STEM activity! Ages 8-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Time for Twos Special: Lots of Dots

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 10:00 am
Calling all tots to make art with dots! Enjoy stories, songs and a craft about dots. Ages 2-3. (30 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 10:00 am
Butterflies. Themed stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 10:15 am
Jueves, 8 de marzo, 10:15 am
Dance, sing, play games and enjoy bilingual stories! Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister.
Bailemos, cantemos, juguemos y disfrutemos de cuentos en español y ingles. Edades 2-4. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Time!

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 10:30 am
Need more fun for your toddler during the break between story times? Join us as we sing, read books and have playtime! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Dr. Seuss Spectacular!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 10:30 am
Celebrate the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss with your friends at the library. Come dressed up as your favorite Seuss character and make a silly Seuss craft to bring home. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Sensory Stations

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 11:00 am
Little ones practice sensory play to promote learning and improve motor skills. There will be five stations for your toddler to explore. Ages 13-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

An Afternoon of Seuss

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 3:00 pm
Celebrate all things Seuss with us! We will have a rhyming good time. Ages 3-12. Limit 35. (45 min.)

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Mighty Girls

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 3:30 pm
As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, we welcome boys and girls to celebrate our moms, grandmas, sisters, cousins, and friends, by reading stories and playing games. Ages 3 & up. Limit 20. First come, first served. (45 min.)

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 10:30 am
Get artsy in our fun and creative toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. Limit 20. (30 min.) Preregister.

Tater Tot Art: Art for Toddlers

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 11:00 am
Join us for an art class designed specifically for little hands. Dress to get messy! Ages 18-36 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Having Fun at the Beach With Ms. Dez

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 3:15 pm
Meet the chummy sea creatures that give treasured life lessons like self-control and how not to be such a crab. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

"Minecraft"

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 3:30 pm
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" on the library’s iPads. Participants can bring in their own device and join us for "Minecraft" fun. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tween Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 3:30 pm
We're playing chess! If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. If you do, great. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Story Art Club

Main Library
Fri, Mar 09, 3:30 pm
Art and literature are weaved seamlessly together in this class where students will be exposed to different art techniques and diverse authors. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Friday Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 4:00 pm
Create many different crafts to welcome the season. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

National Mario Day

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 4:30 pm
Tomorrow is National Mario Day! We are making special crafts, playing video games and completing challenges in honor of the classic video hero, Mario. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Saturday Morning Cartoons

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 10:15 am
"Sofia the First." ©‎Walt Disney Pictures. (30 min.) G

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 10:30 am
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. Limit 40. (60 min.) Preregister.

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 10:30 am
Listen to a story or two, dance and sing to fun songs and finger plays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

Story Hour: French/English

Heure Du Conte: Français/Anglais
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 11:00 am
Samedi, 10 Mars, 11:00 am
Fun stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in French and English. All ages. (45 min.)
Histoires, berceuses, chansons et bricolage en français et en anglais. Tous les âges.
(45 min.)

Rainbow STEAM

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 11:00 am
Discover the magic of rainbows through science and art activities. Ages 7-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 11:00 am
Butterflies. Music, stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Spring Sock Hop

Main Library
Sat, Mar 10, 11:00 am
Calling all mini Pink Ladies, Thunderbirds and sock hoppers to rock out to classic '50s tunes, share some snacks and have a nifty time together. Wear your best '50s attire! Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

Anything Goes Club!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 2:30 pm
We've started a club where anything goes. Each month we'll do something different: art, games or science. Dress to get messy. Ages 6-11. (90 min.) Preregister.

We Care: Letters to Our Military

West Boca Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 2:30 pm
Support our deployed service men and women by making a card or writing special note of encouragement. We’ll also decorate “we care” package boxes. Lynelle Chauncey Zelnar, founder of Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, Inc. of Lake Worth, will present information about her organization and its mission. All ages. (90 min.)

St. Patrick's Day Bracelet!

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Mar 11, 2:00 pm
Create your own St. Patty's Day bead bracelet. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.)

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Home School Adventures: Women's History Month

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 10:00 am
Are you looking to enrich your child's curriculum? We'll cover a new topic each class! Learn about some special women in history who made monumental contributions to our society! Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Story Time Special: National Napping Day

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 11:00 am
Time changes make everyone sleepy! Come in your pajamas and hear some stories, sing some songs, and do a sleepytime craft. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 11:15 am
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

Dominoes

Gardens Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 3:00 pm
Learn the game and play. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies Spring Session 2018 Registration

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 3:00 pm
Once a week, children will be paired with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Applications can be picked up at the children's services desk starting Mon, Mar 12. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Spring session meets on Wednesdays, 4:30 pm from Apr 04 - May 09. Grades 1-5. Limit 10. Preregister.

Pokémon League

Wellington Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 3:00 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon Cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (60 min.)

After-School Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 3:30 pm
Build up your reading level! Sign up for our weekly Read In series with literacy games and treats to make reading more delicious. Grades 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Movie Magic

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 3:30 pm
"My Little Pony: The Movie." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (99 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 4 & up. PG Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Main Library
Mon, Mar 12, 5:00 pm
Play games, make crafts, and talk about your favorite Pokémon with other fans. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Spring Dot Art

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 10:15 pm
Use our dot makers to decorate adorable spring scenes. (30 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 10:00 am
Life Is a Beach. Music and movement, stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Home School Adventures: Women's History Month

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 11:00 am
Are you looking to enrich your child's curriculum? We'll cover a new topic each class! Learn about some special women in history who made monumental contributions to our society! Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pre-K Got Science

Main Library
Tue, Mar 13, 3:00 pm
Through interactive stories and hands-on experiments, children learn about our universe. Ages 3-5. Limit 12. (30 min.) Preregister.

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 3:30 pm
Free online tutoring and help logging into i-Ready®. Grades K-12. Call or drop by the children’s services desk to make an appointment.

LEGO® Bricks

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 3:30 pm
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Around the World: China

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 4:00 pm
Discover some interesting facts about one of the world’s oldest civilizations through games and activities. China is rich in history with a unique culture, language, food and art. Ages 7-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Zentangle for Kids

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 4:00 pm
Learn the techniques of doodling with flair and pizzazz to create your own Zentangle masterpiece. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Bedtime Buddies, Bubbles & Books

Tequesta Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 6:15 pm
Bring your favorite stuffed bedtime buddy, wear your PJs, listen to stories and songs. Followed by bubble fun. Ages 2 & up. (40 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

Water Science

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 10:30 am
Little ones are invited to play with water in hands-on experiments. Bring a friend and dress to get messy. Ages 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

Shamrock Shake

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 11:00 am
St. Patrick’s day is almost here, so it is time to celebrate all things green! Read books and do the Irish jig! You’ll have a sham-rockin’ time. (30 min.) Preregister.

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 11:30 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Age 2-5. Limit 20. (30 min.) Preregister.

Kids Code

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 3:00 pm
Learn the fundamental concepts of computer programming by building and running a computer program using Scratch®, developed by MIT. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Springtime Bingo

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 3:00 pm
Create your own card and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

After-School Math Club

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 3:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Make sure to attend our Pi Day session on 3/14. Grades 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Science Lab: Math Magic

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 3:30 pm
In honor of Pi Day, we’ll practice our counting, sorting and more! Experiments are included, so dress for a mess. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Hogwarts for Muggles

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 3:30 pm
Herbology & Potions. Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is proud to present a specially prepared four-week course for muggles. Ages 7-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Video Game Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 4:00 pm
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics. (60 min.)

Pi Day

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 4:00 pm
Love math on this pi-tastic day with crafts and games! Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

The Art of Pi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 4:30 pm
Explore the mathematical concept of Pi through art. We will use drawings, numbers and circles to celebrate Pi Day. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tiny Tot Art: Play With Pasta

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 9:30 am
Calling all little artists to crawl, waddle or walk on over for some tiny tot art! Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 10:00 am
Life Is a Beach. Themed stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Five Little Senses: Baby Sensory Play

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 10:00 am
Stimulate your little one’s senses and encourage them to explore with various sensory playtime activities. Dress to get very messy! Ages 3-18 mos. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Time!

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 10:30 am
Need more fun for your toddler during the break between story times? Join us as we sing, read books and have playtime! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Art Club

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 3:00 pm
Unleash your creativity as we produce unique, colorful art. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

STEAM Make & Discover: Balloon-Powered Cars

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 3:30 pm
Fun hands-on science experiments and activity every month! Materials provided. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Spanish Club for Niños!

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 3:30 pm
Packed with songs, rhymes, jokes and tongue twisters, Spanish Club engages children for a memorable and enjoyable time. For any level Spanish, native to novice. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Cookie Book Club

Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 4:00 pm
What if you moved somewhere totally new? Grab a copy of the book, "A Bear Called Paddington," by Michael Bond. Read it. Eat cookies and share your thoughts. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 4:00 pm
Build beautiful butterflies. Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 4:30 pm
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Wigglecise

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 16, 11:00 am
Get up and move! Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister.

Green Is the Thing

Main Library
Fri, Mar 16, 11:00 am
It's a St. Patrick's Day celebration with stories about leprechauns and a lucky charm craft. Ages 3-5. (60 min.)

Leapin' Leprechauns!

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Mar 16, 11:00 am
Leap into a St. Patrick's Day celebration with stories, shamrockin' tunes and a craft. Don't forget to wear green! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEM for Little Ones: Rain!

Main Library
Sat, Mar 17, 10:30 am
Introduce STEM concepts at an early age to stimulate creativity and curiosity. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 11:00 am
Sábado, 17 de marzo, 11:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Todas las edades. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Go Green! Craft-A-Palooza Family Fun

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 11:00 am
It's National Craft Month so bring your imagination and enjoy gluing, coloring and creating some fabulous crafts from recycled materials. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Leapin’ Leprechauns

West Boca Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 11:00 am
Wear green and celebrate the luck of the Irish! We’ll read stories, play a game, and make a fun craft to take home. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Luck of the Irish

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 2:00 pm
Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day by trying your luck with a board games. Games include Bingo, Tic Tac Toe, and Dominoes. Refreshments Served. All ages. (60 min.)

Oceans of Fun Spring Break Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 2:00 pm
Calling all mermaids and pirates for games, crafts, music, face painting and refreshments as we sail into spring break! All ages. (90 min.) Preregister.

Family Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 2:00 pm
"Darby O’Gill and the Little People." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (93 min.) G

LEGO® Bricks

Tequesta Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 2:00 pm
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

St. Patrick's Day Craft

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 2:30 pm
Celebrate with stories and a festive craft. Wear green. All ages. (45 min.)

St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 2:30 pm
Listen to St. Patrick's Day stories, play games and create an "end of the rainbow" craft. Ages 4-7. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Leapin’ Leprechauns!

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 3:00 pm
Search for shamrocks, leprechauns and all things lucky with stories, games, a film and a craft. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Shamrocks & Leprechauns

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 3:00 pm
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Wear green and come ready for stories, songs, crafts and treats. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 11:15 am
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

Sticker Art

Acreage Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 2:00 pm
Use scissors, glue, paper, a variety of stickers and more to make a totally personalized masterpiece. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

Art à la Carte

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 2:00 pm
Bring your imagination and make something amazing! There will be craft kits and other supplies for you to pick and choose from. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

DIY Mickey Ears

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 2:00 pm
It's time for a magical crafting adventure! With a little pixie dust, learn how to make your own Disney-inspired Mickey ears. Ages 8-17. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Aloha!

West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 2:30 pm
We’ll take a look at Hawaii, The Aloha State, through pictures and facts to get a feel for the Pacific Island state. Paint a tropical “aloha” suncatcher to bring a little bit of Hawaii to your home. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Oodles of Nuudles

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 3:00 pm
Construct something amazing to take home using colorful Magic Nuudles® and water. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

Spring Crafternoon

Main Library
Mon, Mar 19, 3:00 pm
Drop in for a variety of spring crafts! All ages. (60 min.)

Make & Take Craft Week

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 3:00 pm
Celebrate National Craft Month by making a craft at our make and take table. Ages 3-10. (30 min.)

NASA Lander Touchdown Challenge

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 3:30 pm
Design and build a shock-absorbing lunar landing system out of household items. Presented by the 4-H Club. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEAM: Fruit & Veggie Painting

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 3:30 pm
Spend the afternoon playing with your food. First, examine commonly used fruits and veggies under the Zoomy™ 2.0 microscope. Then use the produce as stamps to create a master"feast." Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Movie Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 6:00 pm
"Wonder." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (113 min.) Popcorn provided. PG Preregister.

Family Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 11:00 am
Wear your flip-flops and enjoy some beach music, stories and a craft at this fun story time! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 2:30 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Craftastic Creations: National Craft Month

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 2:30 pm
Explore your creative side using a variety of our upcycled materials and art supplies. Follow one of our templates or design something brand new. All ages. (60 min.)

Tiki Time

West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 2:30 pm
Relax and listen to Hawaiian music while coloring your own tiki mask and Hawaiian-themed coloring sheets. Ages-3 & up. (60 min.)

Spring Rocks! Rock Out With Rock Art!

Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 3:00 pm
Show your neighborhood pride and create colorful rocks that reflect your favorite hobbies, sports, animals and more! Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.)

Spring Minute-To-Win-It

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 3:00 pm
Race the clock using plastic eggs, jelly beans, Peeps® and other fun spring things to compete and take home the “golden egg.” Ages 7-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Make & Take Craft Week

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 3:00 pm
Celebrate National Craft Month by making a craft at our make and take table. Ages 3-10. (30 min.)

Magazine Art

Wellington Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 3:00 pm
We will be using old magazines to create works of art. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Spring Make & Take

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 3:30 pm
Spring into a new season with a variety of crafts to keep or give. Ages 3-7. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 4:00 pm
Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Drop-In Coloring Club: The First Day of Spring

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 4:00 pm
Drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.)

Club Pokémon

Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 6:30 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade or try your hand at Pokémon bingo, or a Pokécraft. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

Baby Build It!

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 10:30 am
Work with your little ones to develop motor skills and have fun with a variety of learning toys and materials. Ages 1-2. (60 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 11:30 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Age 2-5. Limit 20. (30 min.) Preregister.

Spring Break Game Time!

Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 2:00 pm
Before you head back to school have a blast indoors with video games, card games and board games. Ages 8-12. (90 min.)

Sidewalk Art

Main Library
Wed, Mar 21, 2:00 pm
Showcase your creative side by drawing on our sidewalks with chalk, weather permitting. All ages. (60 min.)

March Madness: More Than a Minute to Win It Challenge!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 2:30 pm
Try to beat the clock and participate in fun, wacky challenges. Ages 7-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 2:30 pm
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Kids Code

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 3:00 pm
Learn the fundamental concepts of computer programming by building and running a computer program using Scratch®, developed by MIT. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Computer Tips & Tricks for Kids

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 3:00 pm
Learn how to copy and paste pictures into Microsoft Word and find out what the right side of the mouse is for. Then stay for a question-and-answer session about your other basic computer needs. All ages. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 3:00 pm
Celebrate the most hilarious episodes from the series and enjoy some outrageous games, funny contests and lots of laughter at this tween party! Ages 8-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Make & Take Craft Week

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 3:00 pm
Celebrate National Craft Month by making a craft at our make and take table. Ages 3-10. (30 min.)

I Love Roald Dahl!

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 3:30 pm
Immerse yourself in all things Roald Dahl during this afternoon of fun games, creative writing, and a reading from a beloved Dahl classic. Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Hogwarts for Muggles

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 3:30 pm
Quidditch & Defense Against the Dark Arts. Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is proud to present a specially prepared four-week course for muggles. Ages 7-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

STEAM: Art Explorations

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 3:30 pm
Painter: Winslow Homer. Biographical exploration of American artists, an introduction to their lives and artistic styles. Learn artists' techniques to create your own masterpiece. Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Video Game Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 4:00 pm
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics. (60 min.)

Play Me a Story/Play Me a Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 5:30 pm
Get into the spring break groove at this fun family story time! Refreshments provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Time!

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 10:30 am
Need more fun for your toddler during the break between story times? Join us as we sing, read books and have playtime! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks

Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 2:00 pm
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (90 min.)

Spring Break Special: UNO® Tournament

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 2:00 pm
Play it count up, count down and stacked. Bring a friend to compete with or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks: Boats, Sea Palaces & More

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 2:00 pm
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Make & Take Craft Week

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 3:00 pm
Celebrate National Craft Month by making a craft at our make and take table. Ages 3-10. (30 min.)

Tween Gaming

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 3:00 pm
Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 25. (60 min.)

A Taste of Hawaii!

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 3:00 pm
Go on a Hawaiian adventure with Emilia and Alfie by reading Giada De Laurentiis’s, "Recipe for Adventure: Hawaii!" Read the book ahead of time. We’ll also have a small taste of some of the foods mentioned in the book and make a fun craft. Stop by the children’s services desk and pick up a copy of the book. Grades 3-6. (90 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

World Water Day

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 3:30 pm
Make it rain! Let it snow! Learn all about how water cycle works and how important H2O really is on World Water Day. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tech Thursday

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 4:00 pm
Learn how planting a plant can teach the concept of algorithms. Based on curriculum from Code.org. All elementary-age students and homeschoolers are welcome to attend! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Game Day

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Mar 23, 2:00 pm
Have a blast indoors with Wii games, card games, board games and snacks. Participants can bring their own controller to join the fun. All ages. (90 min.) Preregister.

Sport Stacking

Main Library
Fri, Mar 23, 2:00 pm
Let's refine our skills with sport stacking. All levels of stackers are welcome. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

Family Movie

West Boca Branch
Fri, Mar 23, 2:30 pm
"Lilo & Stitch." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (85 min.) PG

Spring Break Crafting for Kids

Acreage Branch
Fri, Mar 23, 3:00 pm
Make a fun, exciting craft and maybe a new friend at this relaxed family event. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 23, 3:00 pm
"Coco." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) PG Preregister.

Make & Take Craft Week

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Mar 23, 3:00 pm
Celebrate National Craft Month by making a craft at our make and take table. Ages 3-10. (30 min.)

Story Art Club

Main Library
Fri, Mar 23, 3:30 pm
Art and literature are weaved seamlessly together in this class where students will be exposed to different art techniques and diverse authors. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Saturday Morning Cartoons

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 10:15 am
"Phineas and Ferb." ©‎Walt Disney Pictures. (22 min.) TV-G

Police on Horseback

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 10:30 am
Meet an officer and his/her horse from the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office Mounted Unit with stories and activities to follow. Weather permitting. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Little Chefs: Grow It, Cook It! Carrots Edition

Main Library
Sat, Mar 24, 10:30 am
From planting seeds to enjoying tasty dishes, learn about the process of planting, growing and cooking your very own food. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Hour: French/English

Heure Du Conte: Français/Anglais
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 11:00 am
Samedi, 24 Mars, 11:00 am
Fun stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in French and English. All ages. (45 min.)
Histoires, berceuses, chansons et bricolage en français et en anglais. Tous les âges.
(45 min.)

Sensory Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 11:00 am
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 2:00 pm
Practice getting over those speech day jitters and gain insights into constructing a winning argument. Presented by Aihber Khan, an award-winning debate contestant and published author. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Surf’s Up!

West Boca Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 2:00 pm
Tom Warnke, surfing historian and Director of the Surfing Florida Museum in PBC, will show us the basics of surfing and bring in a board or two to try out. Learn what it takes to compete in county surfing contests and more. We’ll also make a surfboard-themed craft. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Craft: Beaded Spring Flowers

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 3:00 pm
Use different colored pipe cleaners and pretty beads to make a fun and original pot of flowers to welcome spring. Materials provided. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

American Girls: Luciana!

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 3:00 pm
Let’s get to know the new Doll of the Year with activities, games and crafts. If you’d like, bring your doll! Ages 7-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 10:30 am
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and finger plays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Create Your Own Holiday: Dragon Day

Tequesta Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 11:00 am
Listen to "Drama Dragon," by Riley Roam. Maltz Jupiter Theatre Conservatory of Performing Arts brings this vibrant and imaginative dragon to life. A meet-and-greet will be followed by a dragon dance and craft. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Baby Play Date

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 11:15 am
Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

Draw Your World Purple

West Boca Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 2:30 pm
Follow Harold and his purple crayon as he draws his way through an exciting adventure. Put on your thinking caps and get out a purple crayon while we read Crockett Johnson’s, “Harold and the Purple Crayon.” First come, first served. Ages 3 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)

Keep Calm & Color

Gardens Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 3:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring. Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tech Toys: Ozo Bots®

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 3:30 pm
Use robots to learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 5:30 pm
Bring your cards to battle or trade with other trainers, or bring your smart device to battle for control of the Jupiter Branch Library in "Pokémon Go!" All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 10:00 am
Everything Grows. Music and movement, stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 3:30 pm
Free online tutoring and help logging into i-Ready®. Grades K-12. Call or drop by the children’s services desk to make an appointment.

Unicorn Tales

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 4:00 pm
Take a fantastic journey to the world of unicorns with stories, games and a craft. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Around the World: China

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 4:00 pm
Make a colorful lucky lantern craft to celebrate the Lunar New Year, which is the Year of the Dog. China is rich in history with a unique culture, language, food and art. Ages 7-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 11:30 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Age 2-5. Limit 20. (30 min.) Preregister.

Art in the Style of ... Pablo Picasso

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
This series will introduce you to famous artists and their works. Create your own artwork in the individual artist's style. Ages 10-17. (45 min.) Preregister.

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 3:30 pm
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.)

After-School Math Club

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 3:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Make sure to attend our Pi Day session on 3/14. Grades 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Hogwarts for Muggles

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 3:30 pm
House Cup. Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is proud to present a specially prepared four-week course for muggles. Ages 7-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

STEAM: Art Explorations

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 3:30 pm
Painter: Georgia O'Keeffe. Biographical exploration of American artists, an introduction to their lives and artistic styles. Learn artists' techniques to create your own masterpiece. Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Kids Wii U Gaming & More …

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 4:30 pm
Bored of staying home and watching TV? Play some of your favorite Wii U and board games with your friends. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read aloud and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Mar 29, 10:00 am
Everything Grows. Themed stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Club

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 29, 3:00 pm
Use your science, design and engineering skills as we tackle unique challenges. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister.

Scrabble Bee

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Mar 29, 3:30 pm
Gather for an entertaining afternoon of wordplay. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Mar 29, 4:00 pm
Learn quilt patterns. Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Spring Flowers!

Loula V. York Branch
Fri, Mar 30, 10:30 am
Children and parents are invited to paint a flower pot and plant some seeds and watch them grow. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Class for Beginners

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Mar 30, 11:00 am
Learn the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stay & Play!

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 30, 11:00 am
Make new friends while playing with a variety of toys, books and games. Have fun while learning early literacy skills. Ages 1-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Afternoon Crafts

West Boca Branch
Fri, Mar 30, 2:30 pm
Stop by the story time room for a casual craft time featuring a variety of simple crafts. Ages 3-9. (60 min.)

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Mar 31, 11:00 am
Sábado, 31 de marzo, 11:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Todas las edades. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Mar 31, 11:00 am
Everything Grows. Music, stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Buggin' Out

Wellington Branch
Sat, Mar 31, 11:00 am
Buzz on over and enjoy some fun stories, songs and a craft featuring our best bug buddies! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Mar 31, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

LEGO® Bricks

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Mar 31, 3:00 pm
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.
Teen Classes & Events

Black History Month Celebration: Teen Movie & Pizza

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 1:30 pm
"Marshall." ©Open Road Films. (118 min.) Grades 5-12. PG-13 Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)

Doodle Bags

West Boca Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 2:30 pm
Choose your favorite colors to decorate a small doodle-print canvas tote bag. Grades 6-12. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Is it True Love?

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 3:00 pm
Teens who went on a "Blind Date With a Book" reveal how their date went. How would they rate their book? Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Black History Month Teen Book Chat: "The Crossover," by Kwame Alexander

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 3:30 pm
Copies are available in the teen section. Grades 5 & up. (60 min.)

Monkey Around With Makey Makey!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 6:30 pm
Learn how to use our Makey Makey kits to creatively interact with computers. Another great STEAM activity! Ages 10-17. Limit 8. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 3:00 pm
Take a break from homework, stop in for an after-school snack, and explore the world of modern tabletop gaming. Grades 6-12. (2 hr.)

Computer & Research Help

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 3:30 pm
Are you a high school student in need of assistance researching a topic for a school paper? Do you need help finding and applying for college scholarships? Ages 13-17. (60 min.) Call to schedule a one-on-one session.

Adulting 101: Land a Summer Job

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 4:00 pm
Learn more about searching for a job, creating a résumé, and acing an interview. Ages 14 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Love the Skin You’re in

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 6:00 pm
Presented by the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness. Discuss body image, self-esteem and eating disorders and discover the secrets behind popular media images. Healthy snacks provided. Ages 11-17 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 6:00 pm
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (2 hr.)

Introduction to Chinese Calligraphy

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 10:30 am
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the aroma and taste of Chinese tea. Materials provided. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Applying to College: Where to Start?

Main Library
Thu, Mar 01, 6:00 pm
Learn how to narrow your college and career options, how personality traits and individual passions can guide your selection process, how to create a competitive academic profile, as well as important college admission deadlines and interesting college programs near and far. Considerations for low-income students will also be addressed. Co-sponsored by Path to College Fellowship. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)

Teen Anime Club

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 2:00 pm
Watch new anime or see some classics with your friends. Talk about your favorite manga and discover new ones. Refreshments provided. Ages 13-17. (90 min.)

Teen Advisory Council (TAC) & Tutor.com

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 03, 3:00 pm
Plan and develop future events, learn about a great resource for school and beyond! Refreshments provided and community service hours earned. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister.

Make a Movie: Teen Tech Week

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Mar 04, 2:00 pm
Create your own video using our green screen, iPad and the Do Ink app. Don't wear green. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Teen Tech Week: Libraries Are for Creating!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 3:30 pm
Drop by our MakerSpace any day during Teen Tech Week (March 4-10) to create video games, movie trailers, music, learn about electricity, and more. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Tech Week: Libraries Are for Creating!

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 3:30 pm
Drop by our MakerSpace any day during Teen Tech Week (March 4-10) to create video games, movie trailers, music, learn about electricity, and more. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Tech Day

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 6:00 pm
Experiment with various tech tools such as iPads and programmable robots that teach you about different ways to create with coding, games, etc. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 6:30 pm
Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.)

Teen Tech Week: Libraries Are for Creating!

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 3:30 pm
Drop by our MakerSpace any day during Teen Tech Week (March 4-10) to create video games, movie trailers, music, learn about electricity, and more. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Anime Nation

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 6:00 pm
View new anime titles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 6:30 pm
We'll cover topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics! Team up with friends and battle to be the best! Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.)

Teen Tech Week: Libraries Are for Creating!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 3:30 pm
Drop by our MakerSpace any day during Teen Tech Week (March 4-10) to create video games, movie trailers, music, learn about electricity, and more. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 3:30 pm
Interested in virtual reality? Celebrate Teen Tech Week with us by trying out the Oculus Rift virtual reality system. Each teen will get a short individual preview. (90 min.)

How to Make Your Application Shine

Main Library
Thu, Mar 08, 6:00 pm
Learn about the college application process, tips for making your application stand out, and how to get excellent recommendations. Need help writing a killer personal statement? We’ll write the first draft together. Co-sponsored by Path to College Fellowship. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Teen Tech Week: Libraries Are for Creating!

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 3:30 pm
Drop by our MakerSpace any day during Teen Tech Week (March 4-10) to create video games, movie trailers, music, learn about electricity, and more. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)

Teen Anime Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 3:00 pm
Meet other teens who enjoy watching and talking about anime, eat Pocky and share your knowledge about manga. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Tech Week: Libraries Are for Creating!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 3:30 pm
Drop by our MakerSpace any day during Teen Tech Week (March 4-10) to create video games, movie trailers, music, learn about electricity, and more. Grades 5-12. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Anime Otaku Club

Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 6:30 pm
Hang out, watch anime, eat snacks, and talk with friends and fellows fans about all the coolest shows from Japan. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.)

Introduction to Ghost Hunting

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 6:30 pm
The Gold Coast Paranormal Society, a volunteer group of experienced researchers who specialize in documenting the unexplained, will investigate paranormal activity and demonstrate ghost hunting equipment. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Cardsharks

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 6:00 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Magic: The Gathering, Pokémon, or regular card games. Play against others, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: hoopla

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 5:00 pm
Discover hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with your library card. Bring any device and have a librarian help you get started. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Entrance Exam Tips

Main Library
Thu, Mar 15, 6:00 pm
Scores on entrance exams help colleges choose who to admit and who to offer scholarships to, so it’s important to understand how the tests are formulated. We will go over question types, timing and elimination strategies, and then practice these techniques together. Co-sponsored by Path to College Fellowship. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 17, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)

Spring Break Video Game Bonzana!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 2:00 pm
Bring a friend and challenge each other to brawl with Super Smash Bros., Wii Sports, or other games. Participants can bring in their own Wii controller. Grades 5-12. (2 hr.) Preregister.

DIY Mickey Ears

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 2:00 pm
It's time for a magical crafting adventure! With a little pixie dust, learn how to make your own Disney-inspired Mickey ears. Ages 8-17. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Movie & Snacks

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Mar 19, 2:30 pm
"The Mummy." ©Universal Pictures. (107 min.) Refreshments provided. Ages 13-17. PG-13

AniMAINia Club

Main Library
Tue, Mar 20, 4:00 pm
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, this is your chance to meet others like you. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Super Scented Playdough

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 6:00 pm
Using household items, we’ll make scented and colored dough to squish and design. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Art in the Clouds

Tequesta Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 6:30 pm
Using "Cloud Sketching: Creative Drawing for Cloud Spotters and Daydreamers - Look Up!," by Martín Feijoó, we will explore creative drawing for cloud spotters and daydreamers. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie & Ice Cream

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 3:00 pm
"Home Again." ©Open Road Films. (97 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

Let's Play: Gaming

Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 6:00 pm
It's time for friends, snacks, PS4 multiplayer games, and unusual new card and board games. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.)

March Madness: More Than a Minute to Win It Teen Challenge

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 2:30 pm
Try to beat the clock and participate in fun, wacky challenges. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Preregister.

Get Giphy With It

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 5:00 pm
Create your very own GIF, and settle the great debate on the proper pronunciation. Bring your own flash drive with pictures you would like to use saved on it. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Exquisite Eggs

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 11:00 am
Bring a friend and make beautiful marbled ink eggs to decorate or give as gifts. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 12:30 pm
D&D Mini-Marathon. Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (4 hr.)

Make & Take: Mug Cakes

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 2:30 pm
Learn how to make a single-serve cake in the microwave. Will be trying different recipes, dress to get messy. Grades 5-12. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Chat & Movie: “Wonder,” by R.J. Palacio

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 3:30 pm
"Wonder." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (113 min.) Discuss and watch. Popcorn provided. Ages 9-14. (2.5 hr.) PG Preregister.

Book Chat: "Goodbye Days," by Jeff Zentner

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 4:00 pm
Copies are available in the teen section. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas to help plan library teen activities while earning community service hours for school. Application required. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 6:00 pm
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (2 hr.)

Paying for College

Main Library
Thu, Mar 29, 6:00 pm
We will discuss the best way to pay for college, including dual-enrollment, state colleges, Bright Futures, federal grants and other scholarship options. Get experience writing a scholarship request letter and learn about public vs. private loans, as well as loan payoff options. Co-sponsored by Path to College Fellowship. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 31, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)

Teen Tapers: Mini Pillows

West Boca Branch
Sat, Mar 31, 2:30 pm
Make a small decorative pillow in the shape of a heart or other simple shape to decorate your room or to give as a gift. Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister.