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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program

One-on-One Asistans

(Book-a-Librarian, in Creole)
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Aug 30, 10:00 am
Madi, 30 Out, 10:00 am
Sesyon tèt-a-tèt chak Madi pou asiste moun ki gen kesyon konsènan òdinatè, sèvis bibliyotèk la ofri, oswa bezwen èd chache yon espesifik enfòmasyon sou entènèt. Rele pou ou pran randevou ak yon anplwaye. (60 min.) Anregistre alavans.

Book-a-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Aug 30, 2:00 pm
Personal attention in a hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment. (90 min.)

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Aug 30, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras

(One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Aug 30, 2:00 pm
Martes, 30 de agosto, 2:00 pm
¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 31, 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 eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Tech Talk: One-on-One

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Aug 31, 10:00 am
Need help with your computer, eReader, or other device? Call the research services desk anytime this month to schedule your own 30-minute session with a techie/librarian. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Aug 31, 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.)

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 31, 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 eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Aug 31, 2:30 pm
Call to book a time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks free from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Aug 31, 6:00 pm
Off the Table! 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 and explained each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

Fantasy Football 2016

West Boca Branch
Wed, Aug 31, 6:30 pm
We are gearing up for our third fun-filled season of NFL Fantasy Football League competition. Assemble the ultimate roster and get acquainted with fellow league members at our live draft session. All skill levels are welcome. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-on-One

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 01, 10:00 am
Want to learn about your family tree? Contact the research services desk to schedule your own 30-minute appointment with a librarian who will guide you through genealogy research. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.)

Introduction to Proposal Writing

Main Library
Thu, Sep 01, 10:00 am
Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? This workshop will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include the basic elements of a proposal, the “dos” and “don’ts” of writing and submitting a proposal, and how to follow up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tech Talk: One-on-One Sign Up

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 01, 10:00 am
Need help downloading digital library content to your computer, eReader or device? Call or stop by the research services desk anytime this month to schedule your own 30-minute session. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.)

Genealogy Help: One-on-One Sign-up

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 01, 10:00 am
Want to learn about your family tree? Call or stop by the research services desk any time this month 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.)

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 01, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, Sep 01, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information, and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

Consumer Reports Online: What Do They Recommend Purchasing in the Fall?

Main Library
Thu, Sep 01, 2:30 pm
Consumer Reports (CR) tracks the prices of products all year long. Learn what they recommend purchasing in the fall and how they can guide you to a great deal. Discover what merchandise has price reductions over the various holiday weekends. You will have a hands-on experience checking CR Buying Guides and Ratings (including brand reliability data) to ensure a great performing product! (90 min.) Preregister.

CreationStation Demonstration

Main Library
Thu, Sep 01, 4:00 pm
Drawing Tablet & Manga Studio. Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® Understanding Investments

Main Library
Thu, Sep 01, 6:00 pm
Lecture 7: Financial Statement Analysis. Lecture 8: Price-Earnings (P/E) Ratios and the Method of Comparables. What are your most important financial goals? Sending your kids to college? Buying a new home? Retiring early? It's your financial resources that are the determining factor in how you're able to answer these and a host of other questions. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Batter Up! The First 100 Years of Baseball

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 02, 2:00 pm
Inning One, Our Game. "Baseball: The Tenth Inning." ©PBS. Award-winning documentary film maker, Ken Burns, chronicles the history of baseball, starting with its inception in the 1840s. Learn about the Brooklyn Dodgers, stars like Joe DiMaggio and Babe Ruth, and the formation of the American, National, and Negro Leagues. (115 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Gentle Yoga

Main Library
Sat, Sep 03, 10:00 am
Certified yoga instructor, Hegina Rodrigues, will lead two rejuvenating sessions of gentle yoga this month. Members are welcome to sign up for one, or both sessions. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat as well. (75 min.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 03, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out while enjoying a hot cup of java. (2 hr.)

Banned Books Artist Trading Cards

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Sep 03, 2:00 pm
Design an artist trading card inspired by a banned or challenged book as we observe Banned Books Week. Creative techniques will be discussed and demonstrated for these small works of art. Bring in your completed creation on Fri, Sep 23 to be included in a library display. Return on Sat, Oct 01 to share your experience and trade cards. Craft supplies provided. Pick up a list of 2015 banned/challenged books at the research services desk when you sign up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

One-on-One Asistans

(Book-a-Librarian, in Creole)
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 06, 10:00 am
Madi, 06 Septanm, 10:00 am
Sesyon tèt-a-tèt chak Madi pou asiste moun ki gen kesyon konsènan òdinatè, sèvis bibliyotèk la ofri oswa bezwen èd chache yon espesifik enfòmasyon sou Entènèt. Rele pou ou pran randevou ak yon anplwaye pou ede an Kreyòl. (60 min.) Anrejistre alavans.

Book-a-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Sep 06, 2:00 pm
Personal attention in a hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment. (90 min.)

Poetry Workshop

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

Let's Play Scrabble!

Main Library
Tue, Sep 06, 2:00 pm
Join other Scrabble enthusiasts for an entertaining afternoon of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board, or use one of ours! (2 hr.) Preregister.

Fantasy Football 2016

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 06, 6:30 pm
We are gearing up for our third fun-filled season of NFL Fantasy Football League competition. Assemble the ultimate roster and get acquainted with fellow league members at our live draft session. All skill levels welcome. Deadline to preregister is Tue, Aug 30. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 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 eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Flipster

Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 07, 10:30 am
Learn how to read magazines online for free using Flipster and your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 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.)

Coloring Crafternoon

West Boca Branch
Wed, Sep 07, 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.)

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 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 eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Getting Crafty: Coaster Art

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Sep 07, 5:00 pm
Take alphabet tiles, foam, and a little Mod Podge® to make a coaster that will be a conversation starter. (60 min.)

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 07, 6:00 pm
Forbidden Desert. 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 and explained each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

Practice Public Speaking

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 07, 6:30 pm
Part One: Introduction to the Basics of Public Speaking. Learn the basics of effective public speaking followed by practice in presenting three distinct types of speeches - one per week: humorous, storytelling, and persuasive. Your peers in the class will provide feedback. Limit 12. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 10:00 am
According to recent articles in The New York Times and The Miami Herald, adult coloring is gaining in popularity. Stay cool, be calm, and enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. A variety of coloring sheets from books designed specially for adults, as well as colored pencils and markers will be provided. Limit 20. (90 min.)

Origami

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 10:00 am
Discover the art of Japanese paper folding and transform a plain piece of paper into an animal or flower with some simple strategic folds. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 10:15 am
Lecture 1: Interviewing Kin and Mining Home Sources. Lecture 2: Genealogy Online - Gems and Junk. Lecture 3: The Library - Shelves Full of Family History. Lecture 4: Military Service and Homestead Records. This DVD lecture series covers researching your family history through written records, oral tradition, and artifacts. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Online Learning: Lynda.com

Gardens Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 10:30 am
Learn about the many self-paced video tutorials for Microsoft Office, video and sound editing, business, computer programming, and much more using Lynda.com. Bring your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Foodie Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 1:00 pm
"In Defense of Food." ©‎PBS. (120 min.) Enjoy this delicious array of films sure to leave you hungry for more. PG

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 1:30 pm
Book discussion of Todd Burpo's book. Return on 9/15 to see the film adaptation following by a brief discussion. Join in a lively discussion of the challenging yet thought-provoking book, "Heaven is for Real: A Little Boys Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back," by Todd Burpo about one boy's near-death experience. (60 min.)

Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: "Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of a Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator"

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a lively discussion of this one of a kind story detailing a husband and wife’s road trip to return their pet alligator and the unanticipated detours along the way. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 2:00 pm
Do you need assistance with your eReader or downloading an eBook? Need assistance with your tablet or smartphone? We can help! Call and schedule a hands-on session with one of our librarians. (30 min.)

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, Sep 08, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information, and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 2:00 pm
"Summer Rental." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (88 min.) PG

Create a Memory Page

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 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, we will provide the rest. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 2:00 pm
After finding photos of her mother and grandmother in a book at the library, author Jennifer Teege discovers that her grandfather was Amon Goeth, the sinister Nazi commandant chillingly depicted by Ralph Fiennes in the film, "Schindler’s List." Staff led discussion of "My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family's Nazi Past." (60 min.) Preregister.

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

Main Library
Thu, Sep 08, 2:30 pm
Enhance your job search with Career Transitions, one of the library's many online research resources, that will help you write an effective résumé and cover letter, prepare for an interview, or explore a new career path. You will have hands-on time to work with the Career Transitions database to create a custom résumé or cover letter. (90 min.) Preregister.

CreationStation Demonstration

Main Library
Thu, Sep 08, 4:00 pm
Get Started With GarageBand. Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® Understanding Investments

Main Library
Thu, Sep 08, 6:00 pm
Lecture 9: Fundamentals-Based Analysis of Stocks. Lecture 10: Startup Companies and Initial Public Offerings (IPOs). What are your most important financial goals? Sending your kids to college? Buying a new home? Retiring early? It's your financial resources that are the determining factor in how you're able to answer these and a host of other questions. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Scrabble for Adults

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 6:30 pm
Join other Scrabble fans and enjoy a fun evening of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book Life Presents: Virtual Author Visit: Diana Nyad

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Sep 09, 2:00 pm
Experience a live video visit from Diana Nyad, author of “Find a Way,” and hear about the life experiences that shaped her inspiring journey. (60 min.)

Batter Up! The First 100 Years of Baseball

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 09, 2:00 pm
Inning Two, Something Like a War. "Baseball: The Tenth Inning." ©PBS. Award-winning documentary film maker, Ken Burns, chronicles the history of baseball, starting with its inception in the 1840s. Learn about the Brooklyn Dodgers, stars like Joe DiMaggio and Babe Ruth, and the formation of the American, National, and Negro Leagues. (106 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Coloring Club for Adults: Hispanic Heritage Month Edition

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 09, 2:30 pm
Coloring is not just for children! Join us for an hour of relaxing and coloring beautiful pictures and mandalas. Bring friends and meet new people! We will honor Hispanic Heritage Month by also providing coloring sheets featuring artists, animals, flowers and other artwork from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. (90 min.) Preregister.

Recycle Craft

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 10:30 am
Dress up an old tin can to give it a new life as a centerpiece-worthy vase. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

"Star Trek" 50th Anniversary Celebration

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 2:00 pm
"Star Trek: The Motion Picture." ©Paramount Pictures. (132 min.) Trekkies of all ages are invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the show that boldly went where no other had gone before. Get energized while viewing a feature film and enjoying Trek-themed coloring. All ages. G Preregister.

Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Celebration

Celebración del Inicio del Mes de la Herencia Hispana
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 10 de septiembre, 2:00 pm
Celebrate the commencement of Hispanic Heritage Month with a musical presentation by students of the Ñ School of Music, Folkloric Dance by Grupo Raíces, traditional Mariachi music by Mariachi Pancho Villa and more! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Celebremos el inicio del Mes de la Herencia Hispana con una presentación de los estudiantes de la Escuela de Música Ñ, Bailes folclóricos con el Grupo Raíces, Música Tradicional Mexicana con Mariachi Pancho Villa y más! Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
Sun, Sep 11, 2:00 pm
"The Danish Girl." ©Focus Pictures. (120 min.) R Preregister.

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® The Everyday Guide to Wine

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 10:00 am
Lecture 18: U.S. Regions - Washington and Oregon. Lecture 19: Other U.S. Regions, Mexico, and Canada. Lecture 20: Sampling Argentina and Chile. Learn about wine from Master of Wine, Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan - one of only 26 Americans to hold this coveted title. This DVD series gives you all the knowledge and tips you need to understand and enjoy the world of wine. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 10:00 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 hr.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 12:00 pm
Do you need help with the computer? Do you want to create an email account? If so, schedule a personalized appointment with a library professional to get you the help you need. (60 min.)

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 12:30 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® Great Masters: Haydn - His Life & Music

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 2:00 pm
Lecture 1: Introduction and Early Life. Lecture 2: Lean Years and Pre-Classical Style. Lecture 3: Haydn's Marriage and Esterháza. Celebrate Classical Music Month with this DVD series which discusses the life and music of Franz Joseph Haydn. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

The Art of Meditative Doodling

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 2:00 pm
Join us for an hour of doodling! We will be doodling in the Zentangle® style; meditating and relaxing while creating works of art. All materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Five Steps to Lead a Stress-Free Life

Main Library
Mon, Sep 12, 2:00 pm
Joe Hamilton of TrustBridge Health teaches five steps to lead a stress-free life. These practical, easy techniques lower stress levels for a healthier life. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 2:00 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. All materials provided or you may bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® Turning Points in Modern History

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 2:30 pm
Lecture 17: 1903 - Kitty Hawk and Powered Flight. Lecture 18: 1904 - The Russo-Japanese War. This DVD lecture series will take you on a far-reaching journey around the globe to shed light on how two dozen of the top discoveries, inventions, political upheavals, and ideas since 1400 have shaped the modern world. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Hispanic Heritage Month Film

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 6:00 pm
"Ecuador: The Royal Tour." ©PBS. (60 min.) Take a Royal Tour with journalist Peter Greenberg, and see Ecuador in a way no visitor has ever seen it before. Explore the Amazon rainforest, go whale watching off the coast of Manta, and become mesmerized by the diversity of species only found on the world-famous Galápagos Islands.

Chess Club for Adults

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

One-on-One Asistans

(Book-a-Librarian, in Creole)
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 10:00 am
Madi, 13 Septanm, 10:00 am
Sesyon tèt-a-tèt chak Madi pou asiste moun ki gen kesyon konsènan òdinatè, sèvis bibliyotèk la ofri oswa bezwen èd chache yon espesifik enfòmasyon sou Entènèt. Rele pou ou pran randevou ak yon anplwaye pou ede an Kreyòl. (60 min.) Anrejistre alavans.

Online Learning: Coursera.org

Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 10:30 am
Learn how to take and enjoy free online classes in areas like the humanities, business, science and technology using Coursera. Mousing experience necessary. (60 min.) Preregister.

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 1:30 pm
Facilitator Marjorie Most makes writing a fun experience by showing you how to write about "bits and pieces" of your life. When put together, these pieces become your memoir. The group meets independently in the library on Tue, Sep 20. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 2:00 pm
Personal attention in a hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment. (90 min.)

Learn to Mount an Orchid

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 2:00 pm
Hands on demonstration with tips and tricks on how to successfully grow and mount an orchid in South Florida. Bring your questions and see samples of mounted orchids. Presented by Lorraine Conover, President of the Boca Raton Orchid Society. (60 min.) Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

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

Art for Adults: Beginner’s Series - Lines, Shapes & Sketching

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 2:00 pm
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of sketching. Using graphite we’ll learn to use line to create shapes, and then to use shapes to create sketches that reflect the things we see. Graphite, paper, and other media will be provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Cooking the Books

West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 2:00 pm
Read "In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto,” by Michael Pollan. Watch the documentary on Thu, Sep 08, 1:00 pm. Discuss the book and documentary with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Introduction to Facebook

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 2:00 pm
Facebook, the largest social media network, gives you the opportunity to share information, photos, and videos with your friends and family online. Learn how to create, use and maintain a Facebook page of your own, including understanding complex privacy policies and settings. A Facebook account is not required for this program. (60 min.) Preregister.

Medicare Advantage Plans

Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 2:30 pm
Amanda Yorke from SHINE, the Area Agency on Aging, will explain how Medicare Advantage Plans differ from Original Medicare and what the plans offer beyond Original Medicare coverage. (90 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. (2 hr.)

Hispanic Heritage Month Film: Roberto Clemente

Main Library
Tue, Sep 13, 6:00 pm
"American Experience: Roberto Clemente." ©PBS. (60 min.) The story of an exceptional baseball player and committed humanitarian who challenged racial discrimination and worked for social justice. Be sure to join us on Sat, Sep 24, 2:30 pm at the Main Library for the presentation, ‘Béisbol’ Latin American Players in Major League Baseball. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Landlord/Tenant Ins & Outs

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 6:30 pm
Join the PBC Bar Association to learn about the residential landlord/tenant relationship covering the drafting of the lease, the rights and responsibilities of the landlord and tenant, the Florida statutes concerning the residential landlord/tenant relationship, and court procedures in a landlord/tenant lawsuit. (60 min.) Preregister.

Election Time 2016: Know the Issues

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 6:30 pm
What do Palm Beach County’s proposed one-cent sales surtax, homestead tax exemptions, solar power and medical marijuana have in common? Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, will provide a clear explanation of these state constitutional amendments and local ballot questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Meet the Author: Tricia Barr

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 6:30 pm
Tricia Barr is one of four authors of "Ultimate Star Wars" from DK Publishing and a featured writer for Star Wars Insider magazine. Her novel, "Wynde" won the 2014 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror eBook. As editor of FANgirl Blog and host of the popular Star Wars podcast, Fangirls Going Rogue, she advocates for inclusivity in storytelling and fandom. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 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. (90 min.)

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 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 eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 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.)

Getting Started With Ancestry Library Edition

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 1:00 pm
Learn how to access and navigate one of the most popular online resources for researching your family tree. (60 min.) Preregister.

Medicare Enrollment: What to Do

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 2:00 pm
Do you have questions about your Medicare benefits and want to know more? Join Amanda Yorke of SHINE for a presentation that will cover the five different parts of Medicare and how to decide between original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage Plan. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Main Library
Wed, Sep 14, 2:00 pm
Enjoy an afternoon of cross stitch with fellow enthusiasts! Basic cross stitch supplies will be provided. Fans of other types of needlework are welcome to join in the craft and conversation as well! (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 2:00 pm
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring … and color yourself calm. Materials provided. (60 min.)

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 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 eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Traditional Japanese Music: Morikami Museum

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 3:00 pm
Learn a little more about Japanese culture through music! Get introduced to three popular traditional Japanese instruments (Koto, Shamisen and Shakuhachi). Watch and listen to a Koto demonstration, learn how to read the music sheet, and receive a copy of Koto sheet music for a famous Japanese song. (60 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 6:00 pm
Wits & Wagers. 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 and explained each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

Practice Public Speaking

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 6:30 pm
Part Two: Humorous Presentations. Learn the basics of effective public speaking followed by practice in presenting three distinct types of speeches - one per week: humorous, storytelling, and persuasive. Your peers in the class will provide feedback. Limit 12. (2 hr.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 10:15 am
Lecture 5: How to Build Historical Context. Lecture 6: Your Ancestors in Ship Passenger Lists. Lecture7: Your Ancestors in Naturalization Records. Lecture 8: The Genealogical Proof Standard. This DVD lecture series covers researching your family history through written records, oral tradition, and artifacts. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Foodie Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 1:00 pm
"Eat Drink Man Woman." ©‎Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (125 min.) Enjoy this delicious array of films sure to leave you hungry for more. Not rated.

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 1:30 pm
"Heaven is for Real." ©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (100 min.) Film viewing and discussion. Join in a lively discussion of the challenging yet thought-provoking book, "Heaven is for Real: A Little Boys Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back," by Todd Burpo about one boy's near-death experience. (2 hr.) PG

How to Be Certified as a Disadvantaged, Minority or Woman-Owned Business

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 2:00 pm
Learn how to register as a provider of goods or services and discuss options to become a certified supplier within county, state and federal levels. (90 min.) Preregister.

Color Me Calm

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 2:00 pm
Coloring is a calming and relaxing activity, even for adults. Coloring sheets and pencils provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Life Meets Contemporary Memoir Book Club: “Find a Way,” by Diana Nyad

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 2:00 pm
Diana Nyad’s “Find a Way” is the story of an extraordinary woman who, at the age of 64, made the record breaking swim from Cuba to Key West. Enjoy an engaging discussion of the life events that shaped her inspiring journey. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Election Time 2016: Know the Issues

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 2:00 pm
What do Palm Beach County’s proposed one-cent sales surtax, homestead tax exemptions, solar power and medical marijuana have in common? Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, will provide a clear explanation of these state constitutional amendments and local ballot questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dream BIG and Grow Your Profits

Main Library
Thu, Sep 15, 2:00 pm
Do you see your profits decreasing? Do you want to raise productivity and eliminate waste? Are you pricing your product or service properly? Do you encourage collaboration that may lead to higher profits? These questions and more will be addressed by our guest speaker: Claude Jenkins, CEO Management Solutions for Profit. Call Palm Beach State College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at 561-862-4726 to preregister (90 min.)

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, Sep 15, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information, and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

Medicare 101

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 2:00 pm
Need help understanding your Medicare options and benefits? Join SHINE for a free Medicare 101 presentation covering the five parts of Medicare and how to decide between Original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage plan. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 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.) Preregister.

Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: "Find a Way"

Gardens Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 2:30 pm
Diana Nyad’s “Find a Way” is the story of an extraordinary woman who, at the age of 64, made the record-breaking swim from Cuba to Key West. Enjoy an engaging discussion of the life events that shaped her inspiring journey. (60 min.) Preregister.

CreationStation Demonstration

Main Library
Thu, Sep 15, 4:00 pm
YouTube Vlogging. Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

National Welcoming Week: The Florida Refugee Experience

Main Library
Thu, Sep 15, 6:00 pm
We will discuss the book, "Enrique's Journey," by Sonia Nazario. Panelists include immigrants and local refugees who will share their experiences. Co-sponsored by the Florida Department of Children and Families, Refugee Services and Project Transition, PBC School District. Books will be available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Election Time 2016: Know the Issues

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 6:30 pm
What do Palm Beach County’s proposed one-cent sales surtax, homestead tax exemptions, solar power and medical marijuana have in common? Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, will provide a clear explanation of these state constitutional amendments and local ballot questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Life Presents: Finding & Crafting Your Personal Story

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 16, 10:00 am
Professional storyteller, Mij Byram, will deliver a personal story and lead a workshop designed to guide attendees through the process of discovering and crafting stories of their own. (90 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Business Ownership

Gardens Branch
Fri, Sep 16, 10:30 am
A representative from Palm Beach SCORE will provide information to help you decide if you are ready to start your own business. If you have already started your own business, you’ll find out what it will take to be successful, and the risks, rewards, obstacles and myths about business ownership. (2 hr.)

Batter Up! The First 100 Years of Baseball

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 16, 2:00 pm
Inning Three, The Faith of Fifty Million People. "Baseball: The Tenth Inning." ©PBS. Award-winning documentary film maker, Ken Burns, chronicles the history of baseball, starting with its inception in the 1840s. Learn about the Brooklyn Dodgers, stars like Joe DiMaggio and Babe Ruth, and the formation of the American, National, and Negro Leagues. (120 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Hispanic Heritage Month Documentary Series

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Sep 16, 2:00 pm
Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land (1565-1880). Episode 2: Empire of Dreams (1880-1942). "Latino Americans." ©PBS. This PBS documentary chronicles the rich and diverse history and experiences of Latinos who have helped shape North America over the last 500-plus years and have become the largest minority group in the U.S. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Election Time 2016: Know the Issues

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 16, 3:00 pm
What do Palm Beach County’s proposed one-cent sales surtax, homestead tax exemptions, solar power and medical marijuana have in common? Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, will provide a clear explanation of these state constitutional amendments and local ballot questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Homebuyer Education Workshop: A ClearPoint Educational Course

Gardens Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 9:00 am
Make your home ownership dreams a reality. Topics include: down payment/closing cost assistance, pre-qualifying vs. pre-approval, closing on a home, financial counseling, and more. ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions has 50+ years of assisting consumers in improving their personal finances through counseling and educational workshops. ClearPoint is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approved housing counseling agency. (8 hr.) Preregister.

Gentle Yoga

Main Library
Sat, Sep 17, 10:00 am
Certified yoga instructor, Hegina Rodrigues, will lead two rejuvenating sessions of gentle yoga this month. Members are welcome to sign up for one, or both sessions. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat as well. (75 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 1:30 pm
"1776." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (166 min.) It is Constitution Week! PG Preregister.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 2:00 pm
"Stand and Deliver." ©Warner Bros. (105 min.) PG

Short & Sweet Book Discussion Group

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 2:00 pm
Set against the backdrop of the 19th century, Andrea Barrett’s collection of short stories, “Ship Fever and Other Stories,” deftly interweaves historical and fictional characters. This collection won the 1996 National Book Award for fiction. The two stories we will talk about are “The Behavior of the Hawkweeds” and “The Marburg Sisters.” This discussion group meets quarterly. (60 min.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

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

Latin American Classical Music on Viola With David Pedraza

Música Clásica de Latinoamérica en Viola
West Boynton Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 2:00 pm
sábado, 17 de septiembre, 2:00 pm
Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. (60 min.) Preregister.
El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Mariachi de Mi Tierra

Wellington Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 17 de septiembre, 2:30 pm
Enjoy traditional Mexican songs by this talented and delightful group! (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfrute de canciones tradicionales mexicanas interpretadas por Mariachi de Mi Tierra. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Hispanic Heritage Month Film

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 3:00 pm
"Viva la Causa: The Story of Cesar Chávez and the Great Movement of Social Justice." ©Teaching Tolerance, Southern Poverty Law Center. (45 min.) This documentary focuses on one of the seminal events in the march for human rights - the grape strike and boycott led by César Chávez and Dolores Huerta in the 1960s. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Arturo Romay: Enchanting Melodies

Arturo Romay: Melodías Encantadoras
Acreage Branch
Sun, Sep 18, 2:00 pm
Domingo, 18 de septiembre, 2:00 pm
Master guitarist Arturo Romay will delight us with music from Spain, the Caribbean and his native Venezuela. (60 min.) Preregister.
El maestro guitarrista Arturo Romay nos cautivará con música de España, el Caribe, y su natal Venezuela. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Backgammon

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 18, 2:00 pm
Join us every month to play the game of backgammon. Play with other members of the club or learn the basic moves of a game that is fun, fast-moving, and older than chess! (90 min.) Preregister.

Current Events Discussion Group

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

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Sep 19, 12:30 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® Great Masters: Haydn - His Life & Music

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 19, 2:00 pm
Lecture 4: Esterháza Continued. Lecture 5: The Classical String Quartet and the Classical Symphony. Lecture 6: London. Celebrate Classical Music Month with this DVD series which discusses the life and music of Franz Joseph Haydn. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

The Great Courses® The Everyday Guide to Wine

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 19, 2:00 pm
Lecture 21: The Best of Australia and Tasmania. Lecture 22: Wines of New Zealand and South Africa. Lecture 23: Becoming a Knowledgeable Wine Buyer. Learn about wine from Master of Wine, Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan - one of only 26 Americans to hold this coveted title. This DVD series gives you all the knowledge and tips you need to understand and enjoy the world of wine. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Altered Book Art

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 19, 2:00 pm
An altered book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a different one, altering its appearance and/or meaning. Make your own altered book by folding pages to create designs such as hearts, circles and diamonds, tying ribbon around the book to secure the shape. Supplies provided. Limit 15. (90 min.)

Help Starts Here!

Main Library
Mon, Sep 19, 2:00 pm
Patrice Schroeder, Community Relations Specialist for 211, will discuss how this organization is available 24/7 for people of all walks of life. 211 HelpLine is in its 45th year of service to the community. In times of crisis or for everyday needs, 211's caring staff can help people find community resources and services. 211 also has additional programs and services to benefit seniors citizens and families with children. Texting and online chat are also available. For more information call 2-1-1 or visit 211palmbeach.org. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Ojo de Dios

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 19, 2:00 pm
A primitive form of star weaving, reminiscent of a dreamcatcher, Ojo de Dios, or God’s Eye, can be as simple or as complex as you wish. Quick and easy to make, they are attractive as a single dramatic wall accent or a mobile for a child’s room. All materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

An Introduction to American Indian Music

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 19, 5:00 pm
Music educator and author, Craig Harris, will provide a multimedia lecture and participatory performance celebrating the vibrant soundscape of Native North America. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Life Presents: Alligators, Crocodiles & Florida, Oh My!

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Sep 19, 5:30 pm
Take a journey through nature with scrapbooking and Albert, the alligator. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Land a New Job With Career Transitions!

Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 19, 6:30 pm
Enhance your job search, write an effective résumé and cover letter, or explore a new career path using Career Transitions, a library database. (90 min.) Preregister.

One-on-One Asistans

(Book-a-Librarian, in Creole)
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 10:00 am
Madi, 20 Septanm, 10:00 am
Sesyon tèt-a-tèt chak Madi pou asiste moun ki gen kesyon konsènan òdinatè, sèvis bibliyotèk la ofri oswa bezwen èd chache yon espesifik enfòmasyon sou Entènèt. Rele pou ou pran randevou ak yon anplwaye pou ede an Kreyòl. (60 min.) Anrejistre alavans.

Discover Axis 360

Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 10:30 am
Learn how to access and download eBooks and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister.

Popcorn & Movie

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 1:00 pm
"Schindler's List." ©Universal Pictures. (195 min.) Due to the length of this film, please bring a light sweater or jacket for your personal comfort. R Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 2:00 pm
Personal attention in a hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment. (90 min.)

Music by Laible Blu

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 2:00 pm
Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music to sweeten the pot. His music is a delight to listen to. (90 min.) Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

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

Medication ... You M.U.S.T. be Careful

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 2:00 pm
Hospice of PBC will present a workshop on the general benefits and risks of medications. M.U.S.T. stands for Medication Use Safety Training, from the National Council on Patient Information and Education. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Main Library
Tue, Sep 20, 2:00 pm
According to recent articles in The New York Times and The Miami Herald, adult coloring is gaining in popularity. Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets containing a variety of paisleys, prints, and mandalas, as well as colored pencils are provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Open Studio

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 2:00 pm
Practice and develop your drawing skills by exploring the elements of drawing objects, and develop the fundamentals of perspective, shadowing, proportions, and balance. Because this is an open studio course, you will be encouraged to come in, choose your materials, and work at your leisure. Various media and paper provided, as well as guidance from our instructor should you need it. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: DIY Tile Coasters

West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 2:00 pm
Craft your own custom set of four tile coasters using images from magazines or old books. All materials provided by the library. You may also bring photos from home to complete your design. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. (2 hr.)

Medicare 101

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 6:00 pm
Amanda Yorke, Health Benefits Outreach Coordinator for SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders), will present a broad overview of all Medicare options and benefits. (60 min.) Preregister.

Asistencia Individualizada

(One-on-One Assistance, in Spanish)
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 6:00 pm
Martes, 19 de julio, 6:00 pm
¿Necesita ayuda usando las computadoras para buscar información en la internet? ¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de nuestros recursos electrónicos o bases de datos? Ofrecemos ayuda individualizada adaptada a su necesidad. Haga una cita con un bibliotecaria que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

Chess Club for Adults

Club de Ajedrez para Adultos
Main Library
Tue, Sep 20, 6:00 pm
Martes, 20 de septiembre, 6:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Si disfrutas jugar ajedrez, o deseas mejorar tu técnica, únete a nosotros. Conocimiento básico del ajedrez es necesario. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Zen Doodling for Adults

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 6:30 pm
Join us for an hour of doodling! We will be doodling in the Zentangle® style; meditating and relaxing while creating works of art. All materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tertulia Literaria

(Book Discussion in Spanish: "Innocent Saints")
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 6:30 pm
Martes, 20 de septiembre, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre “Santos Inocentes” de Miguel Delibes. Una trágica y poética novella en la que Delibes narra magistralmente la vida en un cortijo, la dureza de la existencia cotidiana y el sometimiento al amo. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.)

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 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 eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Job Help Center

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 10:00 am
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 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.)

Book-a-Librarian

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 12:00 pm
Do you need help with the computer? Do you want to create an email account? If so, schedule a personalized appointment with a library professional to get you the help you need. (60 min.)

Election Time 2016: Know the Issues

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 1:00 pm
What do Palm Beach County’s proposed one-cent sales surtax, homestead tax exemptions, solar power and medical marijuana have in common? Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, will provide a clear explanation of these state constitutional amendments and local ballot questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Blackout Poetry

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 2:00 pm
Stacy Kiner, an award-winning poet, will discuss blackout poetry and encourage you to make your own poems from newspaper articles. Blackout poetry uses black markers to hide words and leaves the remainder to make your poem. Markers and newspaper provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 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 eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Pre-Menopause & What to Expect

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 3:00 pm
Dr. Harish Madhav of Bethesda Health will discuss what women should expect during the pre-menopausal years (typically the mid-to-late 40s). (90 min.) Preregister.

Spain & Beyond: A Musical Journey

Un Viaje Musical por España y Latinoamérica
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 6:00 pm
Miércoles, 21 de septiembre, 6:00 pm
Vocalist Alexandra Marie will perform beloved melodies, including: Paso Doble from Spain, Tango from Argentina, Joropo from Venezuela, Cumbia from Colombia and more. (60 min.)
Alexandra Marie interpretará canciones de España y Latinoamérica. El repertorio incluye, El Pasodoble de España, Joropo de Venezuela, Tango de Argentina, y más. (60 min.) Boletos disponibles, 2 por persona, a partir del lunes, 12 de septiembre.

Tropical Rhythms: Merengue

Ritmos Tropicales: Merengue
Main Library
Wed, Sep 21, 6:00 pm
Miércoles, 21 de septiembre, 6:00 pm
Enjoy tropical rhythms while learning basic merengue steps with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. (60 min.) Preregister.
Javier LaTorre le enseñará pasos básicos de Merengue mientras disfrutas de este ritmo tropical. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 6:00 pm
Ticket to Ride. 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 and explained each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Coloring Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 6:30 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book to work on. (2 hr.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - Socates Café

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

Practice Public Speaking

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 6:30 pm
Part Three: Storytelling Presentations. Learn the basics of effective public speaking followed by practice in presenting three distinct types of speeches - one per week: humorous, storytelling, and persuasive. Your peers in the class will provide feedback. Limit 12. (2 hr.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 10:15 am
Lecture 9: Your Ancestors in the County Courthouse. Lecture 10: Your Ancestors in State Records. Lecture 11: How to Write Biography. Lecture 12: Dos and Don'ts of Writing History. This DVD lecture series covers researching your family history through written records, oral tradition, and artifacts. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

French Beaded Butterfly

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 10:30 am
Learn the basics of the craft technique of French flower beading as we use seed beads and wire to create a timeless, radiant butterfly. Bring your small, needle nose pliers; other materials provided. Ages 17 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Foodie Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 1:00 pm
"Big Night." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (107 min.) Enjoy this delicious array of films sure to leave you hungry for more. R

What Are Library Outreach Services?

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 2:00 pm
Library staff will be onsite to discuss services such as Talking Books for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Books-by-Mail for the Homebound, Book Club in a Bag, and the library system's new Bookmobile. Attendees will have the opportunity to have questions answered and sign up for services. (60 min.) Preregister.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Afternoon Movie

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 2:00 pm
"A Better Life." ©Summit Entertainment. (98 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, Sep 22, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information, and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

Movies at Main

Main Library
Thu, Sep 22, 2:00 pm
"A Hologram for the King." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (97 min.) Enjoy a popcorn snack while viewing the film! R Preregister.

The Great Courses® How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 2:00 pm
Lesson 5: Planting Vegetables and Herbs. Lesson 6: Low-Maintenance Garden Tips. This 12-lesson DVD course features gardening expert Melinda Myers teaching all phases of creating an edible garden. One session per month, July through December. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

An Introduction to American Indian Music

Gardens Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 2:30 pm
Music educator and author, Craig Harris, will provide a multimedia lecture and participatory performance celebrating the vibrant soundscape of Native North America. (60 min.) Preregister.

Keep on Top of Your Investment Decisions With Value Line!

Main Library
Thu, Sep 22, 2:30 pm
Are you a beginning, intermediate, or advanced investor wanting to make educated investment decisions? Value Line's database helps investors make sound investment choices. The database is made available to you at your local library or provided through remote access to your home computer. You will have time to work with the database to create or research a portfolio. (90 min.) Preregister.

Election Time 2016: Know the Issues

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 4:00 pm
What do Palm Beach County’s proposed one-cent sales surtax, homestead tax exemptions, solar power and medical marijuana have in common? Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, will provide a clear explanation of these state constitutional amendments and local ballot questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

CreationStation Demonstration

Main Library
Thu, Sep 22, 4:00 pm
Scanning Photos & Slides. Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® Understanding Investments

Main Library
Thu, Sep 22, 6:00 pm
Lecture 11: Why Should You Care about Dividends? Lecture 12: Using Leverage. What are your most important financial goals? Sending your kids to college? Buying a new home? Retiring early? It's your financial resources that are the determining factor in how you're able to answer these and a host of other questions. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

The Interesting & Tragic Life of Mark Twain

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 6:30 pm
In his time, Mark Twain was arguably the most famous man in the world. His name is synonymous with innocence and nostalgia, with painting fences and Mississippi River rafts, with Princes and Paupers. However, much more lies behind the man in the suit. This talk surveys the interesting life of Mark Twain with Dr. Matt Klauza, a professor at Palm Beach State College, and a two-time Scholar-in-Residence at the Center for Mark Twain Studies in Elmira, New York. (90 min.) Preregister.

Bookmark It!

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 7:00 pm
Design bookmarks using everyday items and washi tape. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tai Chi

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 23, 11:00 am
Experience meditation in motion through the natural and flowing movements of Tai Chi. This traditional Chinese martial art is widely recognized for its many benefits to health and wellness. Loose clothing and flat shoes are required. (60 min.) Preregister.

Batter Up! The First 100 Years of Baseball

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 23, 2:00 pm
Inning Four, A National Heirloom. "Baseball: The Tenth Inning." ©PBS. Award-winning documentary film maker, Ken Burns, chronicles the history of baseball, starting with its inception in the 1840s. Learn about the Brooklyn Dodgers, stars like Joe DiMaggio and Babe Ruth, and the formation of the American, National, and Negro Leagues. (146 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Election Time 2016: Know the Issues

West Boca Branch
Fri, Sep 23, 2:00 pm
What do Palm Beach County’s proposed one-cent sales surtax, homestead tax exemptions, solar power and medical marijuana have in common? Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, will provide a clear explanation of these state constitutional amendments and local ballot questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: "Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of a Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator"

Gardens Branch
Fri, Sep 23, 2:30 pm
Enjoy a lively discussion of this one of a kind story detailing a husband and wife’s road trip to return their pet alligator and the unanticipated detours along the way. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.) Preregister.

Space Invaders: Avoiding Plant Thugs in the Landscape

Wellington Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 10:00 am
Discover how to identify and manage some of the county’s worst invasive exotic species and how to avoid planting new species of plant thugs in your yard. Participants will receive a voucher for two free three-gallon native plants. (Some restrictions apply.) Speaker: Laurie Albrecht, UF/IFAS PBC Extension Agent. (90 min.) Preregister.

Afro Puerto Rican Dance With Afroqueña

Baile Afropuertorriqueño con Afroqueña
Gardens Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 24 de septiembre, 2:30 pm
A presentation of the traditional Afro Puerto Rican Bomba through story and dance. Presented by AfroQueña Cultural Organization. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfrute del baile Afropuertorriqueño - la Bomba, a través de historias y demostración de baile. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

‘Béisbol’ Latin American Players in Major League Baseball

Main Library
Sat, Sep 24, 2:30 pm
Sam Zygner, author and Chair of the South Florida Chapter of the Society of Baseball Research, and Lou Hernández, author of Chronology of Latin Americans in Baseball 1871-2015, discuss the contributions Latin American players have made to America’s favorite pastime. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Chat: Banned Books Week Edition

Acreage Branch
Sun, Sep 25, 2:00 pm
Did you know that “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” by Mark Haddon was one of the ten most challenged books in 2015? Staff will lead a discussion of the book and why it was challenged. Light refreshments served. (60 min.) Preregister.

Coloring Club for Adults: Hispanic Heritage Month Edition

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 25, 2:00 pm
Weekend Edition: Join us for a stress-reliever before the work week. Coloring is not just for children! Join us for an hour of relaxing and coloring beautiful pictures and mandalas. Bring friends and meet new people! We will honor Hispanic Heritage Month by also providing coloring sheets featuring artists, animals, flowers and other artwork from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Mountain Dulcimer: Past & Present

West Boca Branch
Sun, Sep 25, 2:00 pm
Musician and teacher, John Blosser, discusses this stringed instrument rich in Appalachian history and gives a live performance. (60 min.) Preregister.

Celebrate Chile!

¡Celebración Chilena!
Main Library
Sun, Sep 25, 2:30 pm
Domingo, 25 de septiembre, 2:30 pm
Celebrate the beautiful Chilean culture with crafts, folkloric dance, and music. (60 min.)
Celebremos la hermosa cultura chilena con bailes, música, y artesanía.
(60 min.)

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 10:00 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 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 12:30 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® Great Masters: Haydn - His Life & Music

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
Lecture 7: Beethoven, London Again, and Breakthrough. Lecture 8: The Creation, The Seasons, and the End. Celebrate Classical Music Month with this DVD series which discusses the life and music of Franz Joseph Haydn. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Meet the Author: Ronald H. Balson

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
This best-selling author and trial attorney will discuss his latest novel, “Karolina’s Twins,” a saga inspired by a Holocaust survivor’s quest to fulfill a promise. (90 min.)

Surviving on a Limited Budget

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
Learn tips to help you survive and maintain status quo when your income has been reduced or when you’re living on a limited budget. ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions has 50+ years of assisting consumers in improving their personal finances through counseling and educational workshops. (60 min.) Preregister.

Farm-Your-Backyard Workshop

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
Learn the secrets of small-acreage vegetable cultivation in South Florida with Arthur Kirstein, PBC's Coordinator of Agricultural Economic Development. The focus of this workshop is on applying established agricultural techniques for successful small vegetable garden projects. Tips and techniques on site preparation, seedling establishment, plantings, crop maintenance and harvesting will be covered. (60 min.) Preregister.

Talking With Your Doctor: Taking an Active Role in Your Health Care

Main Library
Mon, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
Learn how to get ready for a doctor’s visit, effectively talk with a clinician about health concerns, make collaborative decisions about treatment, and remember what was discussed following the appointment. (60 min.) Preregister.

Hispanic Heritage Month Film

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 5:00 pm
"Viva la Causa: The Story of Cesar Chávez and the Great Movement of Social Justice." ©Teaching Tolerance, Southern Poverty Law Center. (45 min.) This documentary focuses on one of the seminal events in the march for human rights - the grape strike and boycott led by César Chávez and Dolores Huerta in the 1960s. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Meet the Author: Ronald H. Balson

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 6:00 pm
This best-selling author and trial attorney will discuss his latest novel, “Karolina’s Twins,” a saga inspired by a Holocaust survivor’s quest to fulfill a promise. (90 min.) Preregister.

Election Time 2016: Know the Issues

Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 6:30 pm
What do Palm Beach County’s proposed one-cent sales surtax, homestead tax exemptions, solar power and medical marijuana have in common? Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, will provide a clear explanation of these state constitutional amendments and local ballot questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

One-on-One Asistans

(Book-a-Librarian, in Creole)
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 10:00 am
Madi, 27 Septanm, 10:00 am
Sesyon tèt-a-tèt chak Madi pou asiste moun ki gen kesyon konsènan òdinatè, sèvis bibliyotèk la ofri oswa bezwen èd chache yon espesifik enfòmasyon sou Entènèt. Rele pou ou pran randevou ak yon anplwaye pou ede an Kreyòl. (60 min.) Anrejistre alavans.

Five Wishes®

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 11:00 am
Presented by Hospice of PBC, this workshop delves into the ideas behind Five Wishes®, also known as a "living will with a heart and soul." Attendees will learn how to communicate personal, spiritual and medical wishes to family members and doctors. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 2:00 pm
Personal attention in a hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment. (90 min.)

Meet the Author: Ronald H. Balson

Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 2:00 pm
This best-selling author and trial attorney will discuss his latest novel, “Karolina’s Twins,” a saga inspired by a Holocaust survivor’s quest to fulfill a promise. (90 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 2:00 pm
"The Danish Girl." ©Focus Features. (120 min.) R

Poetry Workshop

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

Medicare 101

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 2:00 pm
Are you having difficulty understanding your Medicare options and benefits? Join SHINE for a free Medicare 101 presentation. We will cover the five different parts of Medicare and how to decide between original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage Plan. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 2:00 pm
We will be reading "The Great Gatsby," by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

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

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 2:00 pm
Join us as we explore the art of storytelling. Beware! Spontaneous group participation may occur. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 2:00 pm
Personal attention in a 30-minute hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment. (2 hr.)

Adult Book Discussion Series

West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 2:00 pm
Join librarian Stacy Alesi this month to discuss "The Nightingale," by Kristin Hannah. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Hearing Loss & Hearing Aids

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 2:00 pm
Do you have questions about hearing loss and hearing aids? Make sure to attend Dr. Shelley Minsky's lecture on types of hearing loss and treatment options. (60 min.) Preregister.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Election Time 2016: Know the Issues

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 5:30 pm
What do Palm Beach County’s proposed one-cent sales surtax, homestead tax exemptions, solar power and medical marijuana have in common? Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, will provide a clear explanation of these state constitutional amendments and local ballot questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Hispanic Heritage Month Film

Main Library
Tue, Sep 27, 6:00 pm
"Tales of Masked Men: A Journey Through Lucha Libre." ©PBS. (55 min.) A creative and imaginative exploration of the colorful, fascinating, and mysterious world of lucha libre - Mexican wrestling. This film spotlights three icons in the field of Mexican wrestling, and their contributions to the sport. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Tropical Rhythms: Salsa

Ritmos Tropicales: Salsa
Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 6:00 pm
Martes, 27 de septiembre, 6:00 pm
Enjoy tropical rhythms while learning basic salsa steps with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. (60 min.) Preregister.
Javier LaTorre le enseñará pasos básicos de Salsa mientras disfrutas de este ritmo tropical. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 6:00 pm
Need to conduct research for a school assignment, get more from the library’s catalog or databases, generate a professional resume, find books to read or take a tour of the library? We can help. The Book-a-Librarian service allows you to schedule a free one-on-one session with a research librarian for up to an hour. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: "Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of a Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator"

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 6:30 pm
Enjoy a lively discussion of this one of a kind story detailing a husband and wife’s road trip to return their pet alligator and the unanticipated detours along the way. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies. (60 min.) Preregister.

Arturo Romay: Enchanting Melodies

Arturo Romay: Melodías Encantadoras
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 6:30 pm
Martes, 27 de septiembre, 6:30 pm
Master guitarist Arturo Romay will delight us with music from Spain, the Caribbean, and his native Venezuela. (60 min.) Preregister.
El maestro guitarrista Arturo Romay nos cautivará con música de España, el Caribe, y su natal Venezuela. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 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 eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Election Time 2016: Know the Issues

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 10:00 am
What do Palm Beach County’s proposed one-cent sales surtax, homestead tax exemptions, solar power and medical marijuana have in common? Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, will provide a clear explanation of these state constitutional amendments and local ballot questions. (60 min.)

Color Your Way to Calmness

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 10:00 am
Discover why adult coloring books are taking off in a big way. Spend quiet time coloring from a wide variety of coloring books onto a variety of paper. Colored pencils and crayons provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 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.)

Chess Club for Adults

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 2:00 pm
Practice your strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (90 min.) Preregister.

Handmade Stationery Workshop

Main Library
Wed, Sep 28, 2:00 pm
Learn how to create personalized envelopes and liners from recycled newsprint, gift wrap and a variety of cardstock. Take home a set of templates to share the fun with friends and family! Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 2:00 pm
"Back to School." ©‎Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (96 min.) PG-13

Adult Book Discussion

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 2:00 pm
Join us for a lively discussion of Karen Russell’s first novel, “Swamplandia!” It was one of three finalists for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and has been described as brilliant, funny and original. Pick up a copy of the book when you register at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 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 eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Banned Books Week: A Roald Dahl Cinema & Craft Celebration

Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 6:00 pm
"James and the Giant Peach." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (80 min.) Wish Roald Dahl a happy 100th birthday while viewing one of his most popular stories, that has made it on a banned books list. Enjoy crafts and word puzzles related to Dahl's beloved books. All ages. PG

Banned Books Week Book Discussion

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 6:00 pm
In recognition of Banned Books Week, join Stacie Kiner for a lively discussion of Barbara Ehrenreich's best-selling (and challenged) book, "Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America." Learn about the reasons behind challenges and attempts to ban books including this one. (60 min.)

Tropical Rhythms: Merengue

Ritmos Tropicales: Merengue
Main Library
Wed, Sep 28, 6:00 pm
Miércoles , 28 de septiembre, 6:00 pm
Enjoy tropical rhythms while learning basic merengue steps with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. (60 min.) Preregister.
Javier LaTorre le enseñará pasos básicos de Merengue mientras disfrutas de este ritmo tropical. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 6:00 pm
Off the Table! 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 and explained each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

Practice Public Speaking

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 6:30 pm
Part Four: Persuasive Presentations. Learn the basics of effective public speaking followed by practice in presenting three distinct types of speeches - one per week: humorous, storytelling, and persuasive. Your peers in the class will provide feedback. Limit 12. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Lean In Circle

West Boca Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 6:45 pm
The Boca Raton Lean In Circle is a group of women who meet regularly to share and learn together about leadership. New members are welcome. (2 hr.)

The Great Courses® Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 10:15 am
Lecture 13: Searching in Your Ancestor's Backyards. Lecture 14: Assembling an Account of Your Discoveries. Lecture 15: Extending Your Family Tree Overseas. This DVD lecture series covers researching your family history through written records, oral tradition, and artifacts. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One

Gardens Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 10:30 am
Book a time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your library card and compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Foodie Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 1:00 pm
"Chocolat." ©‎Miramax. (121 min.) Enjoy this delicious array of films sure to leave you hungry for more. PG-13

Election Time 2016: Know the Issues

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 2:00 pm
What do Palm Beach County’s proposed one-cent sales surtax, homestead tax exemptions, solar power and medical marijuana have in common? Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, will provide a clear explanation of these state constitutional amendments and local ballot questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

The "Script in Hand Players"

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 2:00 pm
Be entertained by the "Script in Hand Players" performing short plays in an intimate setting. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, Sep 29, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information, and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

Movie Matinee

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 2:00 pm
"Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story." ©Clear Lake Productions. (91 min.) Dustin Hoffman narrates this decades-spanning documentary that highlights the contributions of Jewish baseball players such as Sandy Koufax, Hank Greenberg and others to Major League Baseball. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One

Gardens Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 2:30 pm
Book a time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your library card and compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

Banned Books Week: Book Discussion

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 3:00 pm
Stacie Kiner will discuss "Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America," by Barbara Ehrenreich. This book, a frequently challenged text, will be read in honor of Banned Books Week. Ms. Kiner will also talk briefly about banned books in general. Copies of the book are available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

CreationStation Demonstration

Main Library
Thu, Sep 29, 4:00 pm
Transferring VHS Tapes to Digital Format. Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

Homestead Asset Protection Legal Talk

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 6:00 pm
Attorney and member of the Florida Bar Speakers Bureau Jennifer Gomez will discuss Homestead Asset Protection, including requirements for creditor protection, protection for spouses and children, how to transfer a homestead under Florida Law and insurance coverage. There will also be a brief overview on trusts and powers of attorney to help manage your home and other assets. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Life Presents: Mini Paper Bag Scrapbook Class

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 6:30 pm
Learn to create a mini paper bag scrapbook. Bring approximately 6-8 photos to crop. The photos may represent a metaphoric inner journey or a real life journey, event or trip. Supplies provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Medicare Financial Assistance

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Sep 30, 2:00 pm
If you have Medicare, don’t miss out on opportunities to save on your Medicare bills. Join SHINE to learn how to save on your Medicare costs and find out if you are eligible. (60 min.) Preregister.

Equal Opportunities

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 30, 2:00 pm
Pamela Guerrier, from the PBC Office of Equal Opportunity, will discuss equal employment and fair housing laws. (60 min.) Preregister.

Batter Up! The First 100 Years of Baseball

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 30, 2:00 pm
Inning Five, Shadow Ball. "Baseball: The Tenth Inning." ©PBS. Award-winning documentary film maker, Ken Burns, chronicles the history of baseball, starting with its inception in the 1840s. Learn about the Brooklyn Dodgers, stars like Joe DiMaggio and Babe Ruth, and the formation of the American, National, and Negro Leagues. (125 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Hispanic Heritage Month Documentary Series

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Sep 30, 2:00 pm
Episode 3: War and Peace (1942-1954). Episode 4: The New Latinos (1946-1965). "Latino Americans." ©PBS. This PBS documentary chronicles the rich and diverse history and experiences of Latinos who have helped shape North America over the last 500-plus years and have become the largest minority group in the U.S. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.
Children's Program

Chess Class for Beginners

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 31, 3:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Afternoon Crafts

West Boca Branch
Wed, Aug 31, 3:30 pm
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.)

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 31, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

LEGO® Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Aug 31, 4:45 pm
Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Sep 01, 10:00 am
Down on the Farm. Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Fall Fun Stomp!

Gardens Branch
Thu, Sep 01, 10:30 am
Twist, jump, shake and boogie to your favorite tunes! Ages 2-3. (30 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies: Fall Session 2016 Registration

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 02, 9:00 am
Do you need to practice reading? Reading Buddies is here to help! 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 desk starting Fri, Sep 02. Fall Session 2016 meets on Wednesdays, 4:30 pm from Sep 21 - Nov 16. No session on Oct 12. Grades 1-5. First-come, first-served. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Sep 02, 10:15 am
Start with stories and songs, then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora De Cuentos Bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 03, 10:30 am
Sábado, 03 de septiembre, 10:30 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Yoga Power Story Time

Main Library
Sat, Sep 03, 11:00 am
Namaste everyone! Join us for a yoga/story time. Where we will read a great book, power through some yoga poses, and finish with a relaxing craft. Please bring a mat or towel to class and wear comfortable clothing. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 03, 2:30 pm
"The Angry Birds Movie." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (97 min.) PG Preregister.

Pokémon GO Meet

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 04, 2:00 pm
Visit our PokéStop with your family and enjoy playing Pokémon GO! You can even bring your DS's and cards to play and trade. Wear your team colors! Ages 6-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Library Orientation for Home-Schoolers

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 06, 1:00 pm
Calling all area home-schoolers: participate in a library scavenger hunt and learn all about what the library has to offer. Bring the whole family! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Fantastic Fingernails

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 06, 3:00 pm
Decorate your nails with out of this world designs using some of our different polishes. Ages 8-12. Limit 20. (55 min.)

Crazy 8s Adventure Math Club®

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 06, 3:30 pm
Crazy 8s is an after-school club to get kids in grades K-5 interested and engaged in math. Every week our Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Tuesday for eight weeks from Sep 06 - Oct 25. It is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

It's Grandparents' Day!

Main Library
Tue, Sep 06, 3:30 pm
Grab your grandparents and venture in to celebrate National Grandparents' Day with a special craft and story telling. Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Club LEGO®

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Sep 06, 3:30 pm
Join us to create new inventions using LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

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

Stitching Starters Beginning Crochet

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 06, 4:30 pm
Join Ms. Carly on the first Tuesday of every month to learn the basics of crocheting. If you know how to crochet already, then bring your projects in to work on them and help out our newly-minted crocheters. Be sure to bring a size H, I, J or K hook and skein of worsted weight yarn. Materials will not be provided. Children must be able to work independently. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Main Library
Wed, Sep 07, 3:00 pm
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets every Wednesday for eight weeks, from Sep 07 - Oct 26. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Class

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 07, 3:00 pm
Discover the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Nitromania!

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Sep 07, 3:15 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Rock Your Locker

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 07, 3:30 pm
Is your locker looking a little blah? Add some sparkle with personalized locker magnets, a frame for your favorite photos, and more! Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 07, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

American Girl: Lea

Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 07, 4:00 pm
Discover the 2016 "Girl of the Year," Lea Clark. Take a look inside the exciting world that she encounters in her travels to Brazil with exotic animals, lively culture, and adventurous experiences. Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Main Library
Wed, Sep 07, 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets every Wednesday for eight weeks, from Sep 07 - Oct 26. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 10:00 am
A Wee Bit of Whimsy. Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Turtle Talk

Main Library
Thu, Sep 08, 11:00 am
Come learn all about Florida native turtles and their habitats from the Okeeheelee Nature Center! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 11:00 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Tween Gaming

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 2:30 pm
Bring a friend for Wii Gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (90 min.)

Awesome Apples

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 3:00 pm
Learn about the amazing apple, from seed to delicious, healthy fruit! We will enjoy apple books, learn apple songs and fingerplays, create an apple craft, and make and eat a tasty apple snack! Ages 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Where in the World Is Ms. Amber?

Main Library
Thu, Sep 08, 3:00 pm
Let the beautiful country of Italy mesmerize you. We will learn about famous artists, architecture, and the famous aqueducts of Rome. Join our worldwide adventure as we explore history, culture, and people of different countries around the globe. Ages 7-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Game Time

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 3:30 pm
Have a blast indoors with new and favorite board games, card games and video games. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 3:30 pm
Build a place you want to go on vacation. Is it a zoo? An island beach? A theme park? Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 3:30 pm
Crazy 8s is a nationwide after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Kids get to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly for eight weeks, from Sep 08 - Oct 27. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Grandparents' Day

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 3:30 pm
Join us to honor grandparents, for they play an irreplaceable role in our family heritage, and as providers of care, love and guidance to their children and grandchildren. We will read books and create a beautiful card for them. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 3:45 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess - all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets on Thursdays from Sep 08 - Oct 27. Register each week individually. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Nitromania!

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 08, 4:00 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Ronald McDonald

Loula V. York Branch
Fri, Sep 09, 10:00 am
Kickoff the school year with stories, magic and lots of laughter with our special guest, Ronald McDonald! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Fri, Sep 09, 2:30 pm
"Zootopia." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (108 min.) PG

Nitromania!

Main Library
Fri, Sep 09, 3:00 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Fri, Sep 09, 3:30 pm
Celebrate the coming of autumn as you make a new craft, and maybe a new friend at this relaxed family crafting event. Ages 4-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Junior Crazy 8s Math Club®

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 09, 3:30 pm
Junior Crazy 8s is a new after-school club to get kids in grades K-2 interested and engaged in math. Every week our Jr. Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Friday for eight weeks, from Sep 09 - Oct 28. Each week builds on the week before, so it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Science Story Time: Three Little Pigs

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 09, 3:30 pm
Listen to the story of the Three Little Pigs, then reenact the story by building real model houses! Ages 4-7. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

The “Under Construction” LEGO® Crew

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 09, 3:30 pm
Use our LEGO® bricks to make your own fantastic creations! Work by yourself or as a team to bring our building challenges to life. Show us the kind of builder you really are! Ages 7-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 10:00 am
Learn the fundamentals of chess. Beginners and advanced players welcome. Must bring your own chess set. Ages 7-12. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Happy Birthday, Roald Dahl!

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 10:30 am
"Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory." ©Warner Bros. (98 min.) Celebrate with one of Dahl's classic movies. G Preregister.

LEGO® Time

West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 10:30 am
Show off your building skills. Use our blocks and share your creations with the group. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sweet Treats

Wellington Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 11:00 am
Get your sweet tooth ready to hear some sugary stories and songs, and create a scrumptious craft! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 2:00 pm
Each Saturday will feature a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Celebrate Grandparents!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 2:00 pm
Let's take some time to celebrate grandmothers, grandfathers, and the special seniors in our lives as we read stories and do a craft. Grandparents are welcome to join us! Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Roald Dahl's Birthday Bash!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 2:00 pm
Celebrate the writings of the incomparable Roald Dahl at this wonderfully wacky and whimsical birthday party! Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Roald Dahl Celebration

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 3:00 pm
Celebrate the writings of the incomparable Roald Dahl at this wacky, whimsical birthday party with games and activities based on his most popular books. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Gathering

West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 3:00 pm
Sport your team colors, grab your Pokédex, and join the hunt for Pokémon! Snacks provided. Ages 7-17. (60 min.)

Tween Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 3:30 pm
Test your skills as you face off with other players. If you don't know how to play, we will teach you. Bring a friend for an afternoon of fun. Ages 8-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Hooray for Grandparents!

Gardens Branch
Sun, Sep 11, 2:00 pm
It's Grandparents' Day and we'll celebrate them with stories, music and a craft. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

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

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 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.

Bilingual Stories & Songs

Cuentos Bilingües y Canciones
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 10:30 am
Lunes, 12 de septiembre, 10:30 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.

Got Science?

Main Library
Mon, Sep 12, 1:30 pm
Want to have some science fun with your preschooler? This is the perfect class for you! We will be doing a cute little science experiment so they can learn about the universe and have a lot of fun doing it! Ages 2-4. Limit 12. (30 min.) Preregister.

Going, Going, Gone!

Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 2:30 pm
Create your own paper airplane and compete against your peers to see how far your paper airplane can go! Winner gets a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. First come, first served. (45 min.)

Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 3:30 pm
Children and parents can join us for relaxing, coloring fun with special coloring pages. Ages 4-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Roald Dahl!

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 3:30 pm
Let's have a splendiferous party to honor 100 years since the birth of one of our favorite authors, Roald Dahl! Celebrate with crafts and games from a selection of his most famous books. Pick up your golden ticket invitation at the children's desk. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Author Adventures

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 12, 4:00 pm
Get ready to celebrate Curiosity Day with Curious George by sharing stories and a craft. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 10:00 am
Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! Themed stories, music and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Buttons, Buttons, Buttons

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 2:30 pm
Create and design your own pin-back button to put on your bag or wear on your shirt. Ages 8-12. Limit 20. (45 min.)

Keep Calm & Color

Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 3:15 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring. Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Adventure Math Club®

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 3:30 pm
Crazy 8s is an after-school club to get kids in grades K-5 interested and engaged in math. Every week our Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Tuesday for eight weeks from Sep 06 - Oct 25. It is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 4:00 pm
Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and sharpen your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon GO Adventures!

Main Library
Tue, Sep 13, 4:00 pm
Come and search for Pokémon, collect items at the two PokéStops, fight the gym, and find new friends who love Pokémon just as much as you do! We will be touring the library looking for different Pokémon lurking around every corner. Must have the game downloaded on a phone or tablet to register. Parent supervision is required for children under 10. Don’t forget to get a library card and check out some Pokémon books or DVDs while you’re here! All ages. (60 min.)

Awesome Autumn!

Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 11:15 am
Welcome autumn and celebrate harvest time as we learn about the science behind the season and make a fantastic fall-themed craft. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Main Library
Wed, Sep 14, 3:00 pm
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets every Wednesday for eight weeks, from Sep 07 - Oct 26. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 3:00 pm
Builders create vehicles or buildings out of our LEGO® Bricks. Ages 6-12. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Chess Class

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 3:00 pm
Discover the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Party in the Library!

Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 3:15 pm
And you're invited! Join us as we learn about traditional party games and dance to party songs. You will even have a "goodie bag" to take home with you! Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Butterflies & Insects in Our Backyard

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 3:30 pm
There are thousands of insect species found in Florida and most have important roles to play in our environment. Come and learn about butterflies and other beneficial insects in this presentation by a Green Cay Nature Center Naturalist. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Nitromania!

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 3:30 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Kids Wii U Gaming & More …

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 3:30 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.

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Main Library
Wed, Sep 14, 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets every Wednesday for eight weeks, from Sep 07 - Oct 26. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read together and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Begins Sep 14. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Nitromania!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 10:00 am
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 10:00 am
Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Baby Build-It

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 10:30 am
Work with your little ones to develop motor skills and have fun at the same time! We have all sorts of learning toys and materials, plus there will be a "jump through the bubbles" time at the end. Ages 1-2. (60 min.) Preregister.

Nitromania!

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 3:00 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Hour of Code

Main Library
Thu, Sep 15, 3:00 pm
Join us for another Hour of Code class. Ages 8-11. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Make-n-Take Craft

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 3:00 pm
Go crazy with an assortment of crafts from throughout the year. Ages 3-9. (30 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 3:30 pm
Crazy 8s is a nationwide after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Kids get to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly for eight weeks, from Sep 08 - Oct 27. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 3:45 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess - all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets on Thursdays from Sep 08 - Oct 27. Register each week individually. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Hour of Code

Main Library
Thu, Sep 15, 4:00 pm
Join us for another Hour of Code class. Ages 8-11. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Wigglecise

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 16, 11:00 am
We will wiggle, jump, hop, and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm, and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister.

S.T.E.A.M. Make & Discover Fridays

Main Library
Fri, Sep 16, 3:00 pm
Shoe Box Plant: Join us for our first Make & Discover class. Paint and decorate shoe boxes to turn into a planter maze for a bean that you will grow at home. Limit 20. Ages 7-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Glass Magnets

Gardens Branch
Fri, Sep 16, 3:15 pm
Create glass bead magnets. Bring your own small pictures of anything you like or use Ms. Kate’s pictures. Make four magnets you can use to decorate your locker or your refrigerator. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Builders Club

Acreage Branch
Fri, Sep 16, 3:30 pm
Are you a Master Builder? Find out as you use our LEGO® bricks to work on creative projects alone or with friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Junior Crazy 8s Math Club®

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 16, 3:30 pm
Junior Crazy 8s is a new after-school club to get kids in grades K-2 interested and engaged in math. Every week our Jr. Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Friday for eight weeks, from Sep 09 - Oct 28. Each week builds on the week before, so it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Nitromania!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Sep 16, 3:30 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Salty Sue, The Pirate Lady

Wellington Branch
Fri, Sep 16, 3:30 pm
Arrrrrrrrrr Matey! Salty Sue is a seriously silly pirate who brings music, magic, original tales of the sea, and rich pirate lore from Florida History. Her theme? The treasure is in the books! Ages 3-11. (60 min.)

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 10:30 am
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stories & Songs for You! Cuentos y Canciones Para Ti

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 10:30 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 are back to share their Latin and Hispanic traditions, songs, dances and stories with you in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Make a related craft to remember the fun time you had at this bilingual experience. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 10:30 am
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and finger plays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

Story Time for Children With Special Needs

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 11:00 am
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with developmental disabilities. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 11:00 am
Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Exploring Great Artists

Main Library
Sat, Sep 17, 11:00 am
Come discover with us about the great artists of our time! Each month will showcase a different well renowned artist. Children will learn about the artist’s life, their art, and make an inspired work of their own! This month’s focus is Claude Monet! Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

Coding for Kids

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 2:00 pm
Practice the basics of web design by learning some fundamentals of HTML5 computer language. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

#TBT - '90s Hair Wraps!

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Sep 18, 2:00 pm
Learn to wrap your hair with fun, colored thread and cool gems. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

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

Toddler Art: Sticking & Stamping

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 19, 10:30 am
Stick and stamp the morning away with art projects for tiny hands. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister.

Surprise!

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Sep 19, 3:00 pm
Enjoy some silly stories with unexpected endings and make a craft to surprise your family and friends. Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Nitromania!

Gardens Branch
Mon, Sep 19, 3:15 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Playdough Club

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 19, 3:30 pm
Build anything your imagination can dream of. Ages 3-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pokéball Painting

West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 19, 3:30 pm
Paint your favorite Pokéball on a small round canvas. Use it as a coaster, refrigerator magnet, or cool accessory in your room. Grades 2-6. (60 min.) Preregister.

Talk Like a Pirate Day

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 19, 3:30 pm
Avast, me hearties! Chart yer course to the library to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day! We’ll learn some pirate lingo, read pirate stories, and make a pirate ship. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Main Library
Mon, Sep 19, 4:00 pm
Are you a fan of Pokémon? Then, I’ve got the perfect club for you! Get together with other Pokémon fans to play games, make crafts, and talk about your favorite Pokémon. Be sure to bring your Nintendo DS, Pokémon games, Pokémon trading cards, or anything Pokémon related that you’d want to bring. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 10:00 am
Welcome Autumn. Themed stories, music and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Get Sneaky!

Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 3:15 pm
Create some sneaky art to leave around to surprise someone and make them laugh, too! Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Adventure Math Club®

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 3:30 pm
Crazy 8s is an after-school club to get kids in grades K-5 interested and engaged in math. Every week our Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Tuesday for eight weeks from Sep 06 - Oct 25. It is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Nitromania!

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 3:30 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Club LEGO®

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 3:30 pm
Join us to create new inventions using LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pajamarama Story Time: Big, Hairy, But Not So Scary … BEARS!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 6:30 pm
Listen to silly stories, songs and fingerplays about one of our favorite animals, the bear! Make a “beary” special craft to bring home. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJs! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Main Library
Wed, Sep 21, 3:00 pm
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets every Wednesday for eight weeks, from Sep 07 - Oct 26. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Class

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 3:00 pm
Discover the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Where in the World Is Ms. Kate?

Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 3:15 pm
This month you will find Ms. Kate in Japan! We will explore this beautiful country and learn about its people and heritage. Plus, we will have a special guest speaker. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 3:30 pm
Do you love our story time songs? Join us for a jam session with all our favorites and lots of instruments for you to play along and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) Preregister.

Not your Grandma's Bingo

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 3:30 pm
Create your own card and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 30. (40 min.)

Nitromania!

West Boca Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 3:30 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

Fall Fun

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 4:00 pm
Ready or not, tomorrow is the first day of fall! Let’s use the beautiful colors of fall in some creative ways to make fall leaves and trees. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Main Library
Wed, Sep 21, 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets every Wednesday for eight weeks, from Sep 07 - Oct 26. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read together and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Begins Sep 14. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Play Me a Story!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 5:30 pm
Celebrate the beginning of fall with special stories and fragrant crafts at this fun family event! (60 min.) Preregister.

Pajama Story Time

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 6:30 pm
Join us for a fun family story time featuring favorite storybook characters, music and more. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 10:00 am
Welcome Autumn. Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 11:00 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

We Love Books!

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 2:30 pm
Listen to great picture books and hear about chapter books you'll want to read. Share with the group what title you are excited about this month. We'll keep a book journal and spend the last 15 minutes reading independently. Ages 6-10. Limit 24. (60 min.)

A Fall Celebration

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 3:00 pm
Celebrate the autumn season! We’ll read some inspiring fall books, make a craft, and dance to songs to celebrate the arrival of cooler weather. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Where in the World Is Ms. Amber?

Main Library
Thu, Sep 22, 3:00 pm
Next up? Europe's largest country, Russia! Join our worldwide adventure as we explore history, culture, and people of different countries around the globe. Ages 7-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 3:30 pm
Can you build something to wear out of LEGO® bricks? Show off your style! Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 3:30 pm
Crazy 8s is a nationwide after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Kids get to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly for eight weeks, from Sep 08 - Oct 27. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Nitromania!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 3:30 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Hello Fall!

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 3:30 pm
We’ll welcome the new season reading a fall-themed story or two. Watch a short film and make a fall craft to take home. Grades K-3. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 3:45 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess - all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets on Thursdays from Sep 08 - Oct 27. Register each week individually. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Origami: Fun With Folding

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 4:00 pm
Learn the art of Japanese paper folding with beautiful origami crafts for all skill levels. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Cell-ebrate Biology

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 4:00 pm
Learn about cells through hands-on activities. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 5:30 pm
Are you an avid Pokémon fan? 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.

S.T.E.A.M. Make & Discover Fridays

Main Library
Fri, Sep 23, 3:00 pm
Fabulous Filters: This week, learn how to filter and clean dirty water. Ages 7-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Junior Crazy 8s Math Club®

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 23, 3:30 pm
Junior Crazy 8s is a new after-school club to get kids in grades K-2 interested and engaged in math. Every week our Jr. Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Friday for eight weeks, from Sep 09 - Oct 28. Each week builds on the week before, so it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Let's Build a Cool Dome!

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 23, 3:30 pm
What is a geodesic dome? Find out as we will use our engineering skills to build one! For engineer wannabes. Ages 8-12. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Fall Is Here

Main Library
Fri, Sep 23, 3:30 pm
Get in touch with your creative side and welcome fall with a fun wall art project. Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Red, Yellow, Blue … I Can Draw, You Can Too!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 23, 3:30 pm
Get together with some friends and color, doodle and draw with Ms. Melissa. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Nitromania!

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Sep 23, 3:30 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

September Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 23, 4:00 pm
Welcome the season with beautiful craft creations. Ages 4-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

Sewing for Tweens

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 10:00 am
Sew a simple hands-on project with members of the American Sewing Guild. Supplies provided. Ages 9-12. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Minecraft Mania

West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 10:00 am
Gather with other Minecraft enthusiasts. Bring your device and challenge other players. Minecraft-themed activity pages also available. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

International Rabbit Day!

West Boynton Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 10:15 am
Hop on over for stories and crafts all about our floppy-eared friends. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Family Story Time & Bingo

Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe para la Familia y Bingo
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 11:00 am
Sábado, 24 de septiembre
Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and play bingo. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.
Disfruten cuentos bilingües, canten canciones y juegen bingo. Edades 5 en adelante. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 11:00 am
Welcome Autumn. Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Discover 4-H: Open House

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 2:00 pm
Explore the fun of the 4-H Youth Program! Interested in joining or starting your own club? Come see a wealth of fun, hands-on activities covering topics such as science, technology, health and citizenship. From robotics and aerospace to cooking and gardening, there will be something for everyone. Kids who complete their 4-H Discovery Passport will receive a prize! Ages 5-18. Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 2:00 pm
Each Saturday will feature a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 2:00 pm
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Fabulous Science!

Gardens Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 2:15 pm
We’re going to be doing a few crazy science experiments just for the fun of it. After that you’ll get to do one hands-on experiment that you can take home. Ages 9-13. (45 min.) Preregister.

Kids' Book Club

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 2:30 pm
A fun book discussion followed by a craft. Read this month's chapter book on your own prior to the program. We will have copies of the book waiting for you, once you've registered. Ages 7-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Afternoon Movie

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 3:00 pm
"Pokémon: The First Movie." ©Warner Bros. (75 min.) Take a break from playing Pokémon GO and watch the first movie. Get a chance to re-up your items every five minutes because we are a PokéStop! Ages 7 & up. Not rated. Preregister.

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 3:00 pm
Busch Wildlife Animal Sanctuary is coming to Greenacres! This unique program will feature live animals along with information concerning Florida’s ecology, food chains, and endangered species. Learn all about the wild animals living in your backyard. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Drive-In Movie!

Main Library
Sat, Sep 24, 3:00 pm
Children will create and decorate their very own hot rod then settle in and watch an entertaining movie! Ages 4-8. (60 min.)

Paint & Take

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 3:30 pm
Paint and take a pumpkin with fall colors and use it to bring fall into your home. (60 min.)

Family Story Times

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

Bilingual Stories & Songs

Cuentos Bilingües y Canciones
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 10:30 am
Lunes, 26 de septiembre, 10:30 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.

Johnny Appleseed's Birthday

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 3:00 pm
To honor this famous American pioneer, we will learn some important facts about his love for apples, plant apple seeds, create an apple craft, and enjoy tasty apple cakes and muffins. Ages 6-8. (60 min.) Preregister.

Nitromania!

Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 3:00 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Perler Beads

Gardens Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 3:15 pm
Create a fun plastic design with perler beads. A variety of templates available or make your own! Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Dance Off: Wii Challenge

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 3:30 pm
If you think you can dance, come show off your best moves at the Wii Dance Off! Ages 8 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 26, 3:30 pm
Imagine, play and build with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon GO Adventures!

Main Library
Mon, Sep 26, 4:00 pm
Come and search for Pokémon, collect items at the two PokéStops, fight the gym, and find new friends who love Pokémon just as much as you do! We will be touring the library looking for different Pokémon lurking around every corner. Must have the game downloaded on a phone or tablet to register. Parent supervision is required for children under 10. Don’t forget to get a library card and check out some Pokémon books or DVDs while you’re here! All ages. (60 min.)

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 10:00 am
Where the Wind Blows. Themed stories, music and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 3:15 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly for eight weeks, from Sep 27 - Nov 15. The material of the club builds from each previous week and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Adventure Math Club®

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 3:30 pm
Crazy 8s is an after-school club to get kids in grades K-5 interested and engaged in math. Every week our Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Tuesday for eight weeks from Sep 06 - Oct 25. It is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Give a HOOT With Daggerwing Nature Center

West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 3:30 pm
Enjoy a special program about owls featuring Daggerwing Nature Center’s favorite feathered friend – Shadow! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Nitromania!

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 4:00 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon GO Adventures!

Main Library
Tue, Sep 27, 5:00 pm
Come and search for Pokémon, collect items at the two PokéStops, fight the gym, and find new friends who love Pokémon just as much as you do! We will be touring the library looking for different Pokémon lurking around every corner. Must have the game downloaded on a phone or tablet to register. Parent supervision is required for children under 10. Don’t forget to get a library card and check out some Pokémon books or DVDs while you’re here! All ages. (60 min.)

Club Pokémon

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 6:30 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends or try your hand at a Pokécraft. Ages 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Main Library
Wed, Sep 28, 3:00 pm
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets every Wednesday for eight weeks, from Sep 07 - Oct 26. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Class

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 3:00 pm
Discover the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 3:15 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly for eight weeks, from Sep 28 - Nov 16. The material of the club builds from each previous week and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades 3-5. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

Tween Crafternoon & Coloring Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 4:00 pm
Take a homework break and work out your creative side with coloring, rubber band creations, paper bead necklaces, or Zentangle® doodle art. Bring friends or make some new ones. Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Nitromania!

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 4:00 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Main Library
Wed, Sep 28, 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets every Wednesday for eight weeks, from Sep 07 - Oct 26. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read together and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Begins Sep 14. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 10:00 am
Where the Wind Blows. Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Baby Build-It

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 10:30 am
Work with your little ones to develop motor skills and have fun at the same time! We have all sorts of learning toys and materials, plus there will be a "jump through the bubbles" time at the end. Ages 1-2. (60 min.) Preregister.

Craftapalooza!

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 2:30 pm
Lots of artistic fun! Choose to create multiple crafts from our fun selections. Ages 2-8. Limit 50. (45 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 3:30 pm
Crazy 8s is a nationwide after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Kids get to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly for eight weeks, from Sep 08 - Oct 27. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Afternoon Crafts

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 3:30 pm
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 3:45 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess - all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets on Thursdays from Sep 08 - Oct 27. Register each week individually. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Nitromania!

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 4:00 pm
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Cookie Science

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 4:00 pm
What is the ideal cookie and milk pairing? Together, we will put our cookies to the test through dunking experiments. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

The S.Q.U.A.D.D. (Super Quality United Advisory Dudes & Dudettes)

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 6:00 pm
Join our advisory group and share your great ideas for programs YOU want to see happen at the library. We'll also play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Bring a friend or make new ones! Ages 10-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Nitromania!

Loula V. York Branch
Fri, Sep 30, 10:00 am
If you’re interested in the “coolest” science around, check out this liquid nitrogen demonstration by the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! See the physical properties of two of the most important chemicals on Earth: water and nitrogen, change before your very eyes! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

S.T.E.A.M. Make & Discover Fridays

Main Library
Fri, Sep 30, 3:00 pm
Bath Fizzies: We will be making bath fizzies, either for you or someone you want to pamper. You will begin making the bath fizzies in class and finish the process at home. Ages 7-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Junior Crazy 8s Math Club®

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 30, 3:30 pm
Junior Crazy 8s is a new after-school club to get kids in grades K-2 interested and engaged in math. Every week our Jr. Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Friday for eight weeks, from Sep 09 - Oct 28. Each week builds on the week before, so it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Art Time

Acreage Branch
Fri, Sep 30, 4:00 pm
Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for your tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (35 min.) Preregister.

After School Bingo

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 30, 4:00 pm
Work on reading skills while playing bingo games. Win fun little prizes. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister.
Teen Program

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 30, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas to help plan library teen activities while earning community service hours for school. Application required. Refreshments served. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Scent-sational Fun for Teens

Tequesta Branch
Tue, Aug 30, 6:00 pm
Learn how to make your own scented bath scrub, soap and perfume. Decorate a glass jar to store your new fragrance. Snacks and drinks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister.

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
Sun, Sep 04, 2:30 pm
Learn about public speaking in a fun and interactive environment. Practice getting over those speech day jitters and gain insights into how to construct a winning argument. Presented by Aihber Khan, a member of the Gardens Teen Library Council. Aihber is an award-winning debate contestant and a published author. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Advisory Council

Main Library
Tue, Sep 06, 4:00 pm
Teens, are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Join the library’s Teen Advisory Council (TAC). The council meets once a month, plans and develops future events, and so much more! Snacks and drinks are provided and community service hours are earned! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

AniMAINia

Main Library
Tue, Sep 06, 5:00 pm
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Come dressed up as your favorite character or an original character you’ve created! We will be voting on different animes to watch and have an activity time. Remember, you can bring your own art, manga, video games, or shows to share so don’t be shy! Walk-ins are welcome. Ages 11-17. (60 min.)

CreationStation Teen Time

Main Library
Tue, Sep 06, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Reading Buddies Orientation

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 06, 6:00 pm
Become a Reading Buddy! Assist children in grades K-5 with reading comprehension skills. It’s a fun way to earn community service hours for school. Pick up your Reading Buddies application at the children’s desk. Must have a 3.0 grade point average and provide two personal references. Orientation is mandatory for all participants. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 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 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies Training

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 07, 5:00 pm
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the children’s desk. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons and 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.) Preregister.

Card Gamerz Club

Gardens Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 2:00 pm
Calling all Yu-Gi-Oh! and Pokémon enthusiasts! If you like collectible card games, this is the place to be! Bring your deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister.

RPB Teen Xpressions

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 2:00 pm
Are you a writer? A poet? An artist? A musician? A fashionista? Here is your chance to share your original poems, writings, art work, etc. with a group of your peers. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister.

DIY Teen Spa Retreat

Main Library
Sat, Sep 10, 3:00 pm
Enjoy your very own spa retreat! Learn to make spa inspired goodies to take home and use! This program will have you feeling Ahh-mazing! Ages 12 & up. (60 min.)

Anime Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 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.

Coaster Art

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Sep 10, 3:30 pm
Take mosaic tiles and make a colorful coaster to display on a dresser or counter. (60 min.)

CreationStation Teen Time

Main Library
Tue, Sep 13, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Brain Candy

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 13, 6:00 pm
Challenge yourself, and your friends, in a sweet series of brain teasers and games using M&M’s and Skittles. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 5:00 pm
Help children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn volunteer service hours for school. Complete an application and join us for this orientation! Ages 13-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chocolate Milkshake Day!

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 6:00 pm
Blend your own chocolate milkshakes as we celebrate this special day. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Trivia Night

Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 14, 6:30 pm
How well do you know your favorite video games, manga, anime, cartoons and Disney movies? Test your knowledge and your teamwork skills as you battle to be the very best! Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

First, We’ll BookTalk. Then, We’ll BookFace!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 4:30 pm
Get acquainted with some of our new teen books and then use them to BookFace! Bookfacing is lining up your face or another part of your body with the cover art of a book so that it looks as if you are actually part of that cover. Take the picture on our iPad and get a copy to take home! All materials provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Anime, Manga, Graphic Novels, Oh My!

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 5:00 pm
Check out our new teen manga and graphic novel collection! Then we'll vote for a new show (or an old favorite) to watch on Crunchyroll. Ages 12-18. (60 min.) Preregister.

Back to School With Style

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 5:00 pm
Sick of boring school supplies? Spice up your locker, notebooks and bookmarks with stylish and simple crafts. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Anime Nation

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 15, 6:00 pm
View new anime titles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons and 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.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 2:00 pm
Children are invited to read with trained teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications may be picked up at the children's desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Wii Love to Have Fun

West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 17, 2:30 pm
Bring your favorite Wii controller or use one of ours and play Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros., Just Dance, or Wii Sports. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

CreationStation Teen Time

Main Library
Tue, Sep 20, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

AniMAINia

Main Library
Tue, Sep 20, 5:00 pm
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Come dressed up as your favorite character or an original character you’ve created! We will be voting on different animes to watch and have an activity time. Remember, you can bring your own art, manga, video games, or shows to share so don’t be shy! Walk-ins are welcome. Ages 11-17. (60 min.)

Surefire S’mores

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 20, 6:00 pm
No campfire, no problem. Make indoor s’mores in different ways and judge for yourself which method makes tastier treats. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Anime Otaku Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 21, 6:30 pm
Hang out, watch anime, play games, and eat snacks while you talk with friends and fans about all the coolest stuff from Japan. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 22, 5:30 pm
Are you an avid Pokémon fan? 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.

Reading Buddies

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 2:00 pm
Children are invited to read with trained teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications may be picked up at the children's desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Paint & Snack

West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 2:30 pm
Anyone can be an artist. We’ll show you how with our step-by-step painting class. We’ve got the canvas, paints and snacks! The only thing that’s missing is you. Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Wii U Gaming & More

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 24, 3:00 pm
Meet your friends for some Wii gaming and classic board game fun. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

CreationStation Teen Time

Main Library
Tue, Sep 27, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

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

Museum of Peculiars: Part I

Tequesta Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 6:00 pm
An invisible child, a time loop, and monsters can all be found in the pages of "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children," by Ransom Riggs, now a major motion picture. In preparation for an exhibition of curiosities, you will create costumes and invitations, learn Victorian games, and create unusual art. Part II will be the daunting display just in time for Allhallows Eve. Treats provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 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. First come, first served. (2 hr.)

Banned Book Week

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 27, 6:00 pm
Did you know that many of your favorite books from "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" to "The Hunger Games" and even "The Great Gatsby" have been banned by libraries and schools? Play banned books bingo and celebrate your freedom to read as you get caught reading banned books in our photo booth. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Gotta Make 'Em All!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 28, 6:00 pm
Pokémon Go Fans: Join us to create your favorite monsters from perler beads or design a badge for yourself. You can use our printed patterns or create your own. Ages 13-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

The S.Q.U.A.D.D. (Super Quality United Advisory Dudes & Dudettes)

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 29, 6:00 pm
Join our advisory group and share your great ideas for programs YOU want to see happen at the library. We'll also play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Bring a friend or make new ones! Ages 10-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Nail Art

Gardens Branch
Fri, Sep 30, 3:15 pm
Paint your fingernails with some new nail art trends. Nail polish provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.