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Adult Classes & Events

Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
The author of "Jaffa Beach" discusses her latest book, "Only Yesterday...1941-1958," a memoir of her life growing up in Romania during the Holocaust and the communist regime. (60 min.)

Discovering Humor Hidden in the Golden Years

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
Local entertainer Sylvia Silverberg takes a lighter look at the positive and humorous aspects of aging. (60 min.)

Understand Credit by Exploring the US Financial System: A Clearpoint Educational Course

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
Counseling Solutions will help you understand your credit report and identify strategies to manage your credit standing and more. For additional information visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org. (60 min.) Preregister.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp Stories

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
As one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist, Patrick Ball blends marvelous tales of wit with an enchanting performance on his brass-strung harp. (45 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Proposal Writing

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
Learn about the key components of a nonprofit grant proposal to a foundation or corporation and get answers to your questions about the process of applying for a grant. (60 min.) Preregister.

Holocaust Remembrance Day Film

Gardens Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:30 pm
"Son of Saul." ©Sony Pictures Classics. (107 min.) 2015 Academy award-winner for Best Foreign Language Film. In Hungarian with English subtitles.

Budgeting With Excel

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 6:00 pm
Use Excel to create an advanced spreadsheet budget. Knowledge of Excel required. Bring a flash drive and a list of current budget items to personalize your budget form. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Buying a Car: How Not to Get Scammed

Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 6:30 pm
Join investigator Larkin, PBC Consumer Affairs Division, as she provides helpful steps when buying a new or used car. PBC's Consumer Affairs Division protects residents and businesses from unlawful, deceptive and unfair trade practices. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

A Shakespeare Primer: Everything You Need to Know to Not Hate Shakespeare

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 10:00 am
The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival takes you on a journey of iambic pentameter proportions with a sample of scenes from his comedies, histories and tragedies. (60 min.) Preregister.

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 10:30 am
Discover hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Book Discussion: "Once We Were Brothers," by Ronald Balson

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Copies are available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men

Main Library
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
"Margin Call." ©‎Lions Gate Films, Inc. (106 min.) R

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Composition III–Framing and Layering. Let's Go to Work–Landscapes. Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Art for Adults: Beginner’s Series - Perspective & Proportions

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Using graphite and charcoal, learn the basics of perspective and how to achieve depth and dimension. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.)

Adult Book Discussion Series

West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Join librarian Stacy Alesi to discuss "The Sympathizer," by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Hip & Knee Pain Treatment Options

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Dr. Juan Agudelo, orthopedic surgeon with Bethesda Health, discusses treatment options for hip and knee pain. (60 min.) Preregister.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp Stories

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 2:30 pm
As one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist, Patrick Ball blends marvelous tales of wit with an enchanting performance on his brass-strung harp. (45 min.) Preregister.

Asistencia individualizada: computadoras

(Speak With a Specialist, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 25, 2:30 pm
Martes, 25 de abril, 2:30 pm
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de las computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Desea buscar información de un tema en particular? Llame para hacer una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Conozca al autor: Antonio Villa Cabello

(Meet the Author: Antonio Villa Cabello, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 25, 6:00 pm
Martes, 25 de abril, 6:00 pm
Nos presentará su más reciente libro, "Codicia, Crónica de una Guerra Anunciada." Narra los acontecimientos de la Guerra Hispanoamericana y la última etapa del dominio de España en América. (60 min.)

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 6:00 pm
Cranium: a party game that calls on a mixed bag of skills, including trivial, drawing, word play, singing, impersonation and acting. Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Apr 25, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Holocaust Remembrance Book Discussion

Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 6:30 pm
“The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story,” by Diane Ackerman. The true account of the role the Warsaw Zoo played in helping Jews during World War II. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 6:30 pm
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate and clothes pile up everywhere? Kathy Andio will share decluttering and organizing tips from Marie Kondo's New York Times best-seller. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 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.)

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 1:00 pm
As one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist, Patrick Ball blends marvelous tales of wit with an enchanting performance on his brass-strung harp. (45 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Creating a Personal Budget With Excel

Main Library
Wed, Apr 26, 1:00 pm
Control your finances and keep track of your expenses and income by creating a spreadsheet in Excel. (60 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Finding Grants

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Learn the 10 most important things about finding grants. We’ll discuss the basics of grantseeking and how to use the Foundation Directory Online database. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Relax and enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. A variety of coloring sheets, as well as colored pencils, will be provided. Space is limited. (90 min.)

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.

Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men

Main Library
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
"Trading Places." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (118 min.) R

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
"Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein." ©‎Universal Pictures. (83 min.) Not rated.

Book Discussion: "The Handmaid's Tale," by Margaret Atwood

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Join us for a discussion on society re-made into a theocracy. One of the most relevant and powerful novels of our time. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Credit Confidence: A ClearPoint Educational Course

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Learn how credit can affect your financial life and identify strategies to manage it now and in the future. For additional information, visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Coffee Bag Tote

Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 3:00 pm
Turn your empty coffee bags into a stylish eco-friendly shopping tote. Materials provided, or bring your own. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

A Shakespeare Primer: Everything You Need to Know to Not Hate Shakespeare

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 6:30 pm
The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival takes you on a journey of iambic pentameter proportions with a sample of scenes from his comedies, histories and tragedies. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Julie James

Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 6:30 pm
This best-selling contemporary romance writer discusses her new book, "The Thing About Love." (90 min.)

Lean In Circle

West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 6:45 pm
A Lean In Circle is a group of women who meet regularly to share and learn together about leadership. New members are welcome. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

Nonfiction Book Discussion

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 10:00 am
Join Stacie M. Kiner for a discussion of "32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line," by Eric Ripert with Veronica Chambers. Pick up a copy of the book at the member services desk. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Florida Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 1:00 pm
"Where the Boys Are." ©‎Warner Bros. (99 min.) Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida! Not rated.

Practical Mindfulness

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Jim Bandler demonstrates the practice of meditation to increase awareness and to live in the present moment. (60 min.) Preregister.

Financial Literacy

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Learn how to protect yourself from investment fraud, deal with aggressive sales practices, and access resources to get answers to questions you have. Presented by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (60 min.) Preregister.

Online Learning: Tutor.com & Lynda.com

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Access free online tutoring for grades K-12, college students, and adults with Tutor.com. Explore the self-paced video tutorials for computer programs and lifelong learning skills on Lynda.com. Bring your library card. (90 min.) Preregister.

Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men

Main Library
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
"The Big Short." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (130 min.) R

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, Apr 27, 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. (30 min.)

Adult Coloring

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring and color yourself calm. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Origami: April Showers Bring Spring Flowers

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Discover the art of Japanese paper folding and transform a plain piece of paper into a delicate flower with some simple strategic folds. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Drawings and Prints. Photographs. European Decorative Arts. Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 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.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:30 pm
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate and clothes pile up everywhere? Kathy Andio will share decluttering and organizing tips from Marie Kondo's New York Times best-seller. (90 min.) (90 min.) Preregister.

How to Save Money When Booking Travel Online

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:30 pm
Do you love to travel, but want to get the most for your money? We’ll compare airline booking sites, examine discount travel sites, and discuss ways of getting the best deals. (60 min.) Preregister.

Muggle Book Discussion

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 5:30 pm
"The Deathly Hallows." Make a Deathly Hallows tote bag. Explore and relive the world of Harry Potter as depicted by best-selling author J.K. Rowling. Each week participants discuss Harry’s magical journey, as well as craft a little magic of their own. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Marketing Strategies for Your Business

Main Library
Thu, Apr 27, 6:00 pm
Learn how to manage and develop marketing strategies for your business. Guest Speaker: Mike Shaffer, MBA, Lystra Marketing, LLC, brings experience managing and developing marketing strategies for businesses. Sponsored by Palm Beach State College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC). (90 min.)

Credit Confidence: A ClearPoint Educational Course

Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 6:30 pm
Learn how credit can affect your financial life and identify strategies to manage it now and in the future. For additional information, visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org. (60 min.) Preregister.

Music by Laible Blu

Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 6:30 pm
Delight in the music of this folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "Between the World and Me," by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Main Library
Thu, Apr 27, 7:00 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister.

Lighthouse Keepers of Jupiter

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 28, 2:00 pm
From 1860 to 1939, more than 70 civilian keepers served at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse. Learn about some of the more interesting characters and their families, who have been lighthouse keepers in Jupiter. (60 min.) Preregister.

Altered Book Organizers

Wellington Branch
Fri, Apr 28, 3:00 pm
Transform a book into a desktop organizer to display photographs, business cards or recipe cards. Makes a great gift, too. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 30. (2 hr.) Preregister.

International Tabletop Day

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 9:30 am
Try some Wil Wheaton approved games, ranging from trivia to strategy, featured on the hit web series, "Tabletop." Pizza will be served at lunchtime. The final round of games will begin at 3:00 pm and all games will end at 4:30 pm. (7 hr.) Preregister.

Springtime Wreath

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 10:30 am
Use pre-cut construction paper to create a wreath for each season or celebration. All materials provided. All ages. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

International Tabletop Day 2017

Main Library
Sat, Apr 29, 11:00 am
Celebrate the worldwide event with games past and present, friends new and old. Drop in for a game or two, or stay for the duration. All ages. (5 hr.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 2:00 pm
Table Top Saturday! Select from a variety of available games, from starter to strategy, and have fun. Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Learn & Earn: The Investment Club Advantage

Wellington Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 2:00 pm
Investment clubs are a proven way to learn and practice investing skills in a mutually supportive group setting. BetterInvesting Education will teach you operating guidelines of investment clubs, stock study procedures, and resources that are available to you. (90 min.) (90 min.) Preregister.

Local Archaeology of Greenacres

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 2:30 pm
Learn more about our local archaeological history from the Florida Public Archaeology Network. (60 min.) Preregister.

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 01, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

25th Anniversary Celebration

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, May 01, 11:00 am
Write your memories and sentiments on our anniversary dedication board. Take a trip down memory lane with our display of photos.

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, May 01, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Hurricane Harmonizers

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 01, 2:00 pm
Join us for an a cappella musical performance by this male barbershop chorus group. (45 min.) Preregister.

Best Books of 2016

West Boynton Branch
Mon, May 01, 2:00 pm
Stacie M. Kiner discusses some of National Public Radio's (NPR) best 100 Books of 2016. (60 min.)

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

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 01, 4:00 pm
Get together with storytellers Glad McLeod and/or Vera Fried and let’s have fun sharing our stories. (60 min.)

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, May 01, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 02, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 02, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 02, 1:30 pm
Facilitator Marjorie Most makes writing a fun experience by showing you how to write about the "bits and pieces of your life." Group meets independently in the library on Tue, May 16, 1:30 pm. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 02, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 02, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Main Library
Tue, May 02, 2:00 pm
Martes, 02 de mayo, 2:00 pm
Gather for an entertaining afternoon of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board, or use one of ours! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Disfrute de una tarde de entretenimiento. Se requiere conocimiento básico del juego. Traiga su propio juego o utilice uno de los nuestros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, May 02, 2:00 pm
Let's Go to Work ̶ Wildlife. Let's Go to Work ̶ People and Relationships. Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Wendy Wax

West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 02, 2:00 pm
Best-selling novelist, Wendy Wax, will discuss her new book, "One Good Thing." (90 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 02, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 03, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Online Learning: Lynda.com

Gardens Branch
Wed, May 03, 10:30 am
Learn about the many self-paced video tutorials for Microsoft Office, video and sound editing, business, computer programming, and more using Lynda.com. Bring your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 03, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 03, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Legal Resources With Jayme Bosio, Government Research Services Librarian

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 03, 1:00 pm
Review both print and online resources that will help you with your legal research needs. (90 min.)

Adult Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 03, 2:00 pm
Relax and enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. A variety of coloring sheets, as well as colored pencils, will be provided. Space is limited. (90 min.)

Digital Café

West Boca Branch
Wed, May 03, 2:00 pm
Need help downloading digital library content to your computer, e-reader or device? Librarians are available to help! First come, first served. Limit of 30 minutes, per person. (2 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 03, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Birdhouse Book Art

Acreage Branch
Wed, May 03, 3:00 pm
Transform paperback books into beautiful decorative birdhouses. Materials provided. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 03, 4:00 pm
Session 1. Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.)

Writers' Workshop Reading

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 03, 6:00 pm
Join participants of our Writers' Workshop as they share their work. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 03, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 04, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Introduction to Jewish Genealogy

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 04, 10:00 am
President of the Jewish Genealogical Society, Cindy Potter Taylor, will discuss how to start researching your Jewish ancestry. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, May 04, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Florida Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, May 04, 1:00 pm
"The Palm Beach Story." ©‎Universal Pictures. (90 min.) Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida! Not rated.

Yarn All About It!

Jupiter Branch
Thu, May 04, 2:00 pm
Meet fellow crafters and have a new space to work on your project. This is not a beginners' course, though all skill levels are welcome. (90 min.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, May 04, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business and Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

Drowning Prevention: Do You Know How to Escape?

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, May 04, 2:00 pm
The third leading cause of drowning in PBC is cars going into canals! Would you know what to do if your car landed in a body of water? Learn ways to save yourself and loved ones. (60 min.) Preregister.

Create a Memory Page

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, May 04, 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.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Tequesta Branch
Thu, May 04, 2:00 pm
European Sculpture. The Arts of Africa and Oceania. The Ancient New World. Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Buying a Computer: Be Informed Before You Shop!

West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 04, 2:00 pm
Which computer is right for you? Our library computer specialist guides you to reliable information for purchasing a computer. (60 min.)

Legal Resources With Jayme Bosio, Government Research Services Librarian

Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 04, 2:30 pm
Review both print and online resources that will help you with your legal research needs. (90 min.) Preregister.

Writer's Critique Workshop

Wellington Branch
Thu, May 04, 6:30 pm
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Meet the Author: Kristy Woodson Harvey

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, May 05, 2:00 pm
Award-winning, Southern fiction author discusses her latest novel, “Slightly South of Simple.” (60 min.) Preregister.

Diversity at the Oscars

Main Library
Fri, May 05, 2:15 pm
"13th." ©‎Netflix. (100 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Steve Jobs of the Auto World: The Man Who Shaped GM Into the Apple® of its Day

Greenacres Branch
Fri, May 05, 2:30 pm
Father of the Corvette and other innovative lifestyle car creations, Harley Earl’s legacy to the motor industry has been compared to Steve Jobs. His grandson, Richard Earl, animates the modern mid-twentieth century rise of GM, Detroit and the American auto industry with infectious passion and tremendous knowledge. (60 min.) Preregister.

French Beaded Flower

Tequesta Branch
Fri, May 05, 2:30 pm
Just in time for Mother's Day, learn the basics of French flower beading. Use seed beads and wire to create a timeless, radiant flower. Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Sat, May 06, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 06, 2:00 pm
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? We will be having fun with embroidery and cross stitch! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Coffee House Classics

Acreage Branch
Sun, May 07, 2:00 pm
"Breakfast at Tiffany's." ©Paramount Pictures. (115 min.) Celebrate Audrey Hepburn’s birthday with refreshments while watching one of her classic films. Not rated. Preregister.

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
Sun, May 07, 2:00 pm
"Leviathan." ©Sony Picture Classics. (140 min.) In Russian with English subtitles.

Mother's Day Extravaganza

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, May 07, 2:00 pm
Celebrate mom with making crafts to give as gifts, with songs and stories. Refreshments served to moms by their children. Dress to impress! (2 hr.) Preregister.

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, May 08, 9:30 am
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

PBS Documentary: "Brooklyn Bridge"

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 08, 10:00 am
(58 min.) This documentary examines the great problems and ingenious solutions from conception to construction. A discussion by Stacie M. Kiner follows. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, May 08, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Medical Mondays: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 08, 2:00 pm
Dr. Andrew Zwick, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss the topic and answer questions. Preregister.

May Flower Craft Series

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, May 08, 2:00 pm
Paper flowers. Each class will focus on a different medium to create flowers which will be used to adorn your bonnet. Then, wear your festive bonnets as we host an adult tea party, presenting the elements of a formal tea. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

Adult Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Mon, May 08, 2:00 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Greenacres Branch
Mon, May 08, 2:30 pm
Being Minoan and Mycenaean. Being Greek. The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Small Claim Court

Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 08, 6:30 pm
Learn how to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. Presented by the PBC Bar Association. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, May 08, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Chess Club for Adults

Wellington Branch
Mon, May 08, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 09, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 09, 10:30 am
Discover hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 09, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 09, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 09, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Main Library
Tue, May 09, 2:00 pm
Martes, 09 de mayo, 2:00 pm
Gather for an entertaining afternoon of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board, or use one of ours! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Disfrute de una tarde de entretenimiento. Se requiere conocimiento básico del juego. Traiga su propio juego o utilice uno de los nuestros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, May 09, 2:00 pm
Let's Go to Work ̶ From Mundane to Extraordinary. Let's Go to Work ̶ Special Occasions. Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

May Flower Craft Series

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 09, 2:00 pm
Felt flowers. Each class will focus on a different medium to create flowers which will be used to adorn your bonnet. Then, wear your festive bonnets as we host an adult tea party, presenting the elements of a formal tea. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

Smartphone Photo Editing

West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 09, 2:00 pm
Madeline Schiller, amateur photographer and technology expert, shares tips on how to edit your photos using a camera app. (60 min.)

PBS Documentary: "Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona"

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 09, 2:30 pm
(60 min.) Don't miss an opportunity to watch this documentary about two violin masters. Learn why their instruments, sculpted 300 years ago, are worth millions of dollars.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 09, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Tue, May 09, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals or socialize while you work on your current project? Meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Orientación: Estrategias exitosas para nuevos negocios

(Successful Strategies for New Businesses, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, May 09, 6:00 pm
Martes, 09 de mayo, 6:00 pm
¿Piensa iniciar su propio negocio o lo inició recientemente? La orientación de Prospera (previamente HBIF) cubre información esencial para el comienzo de su negocio y más detalles sobre cómo se puede beneficiar de los servicios de Prospera. Charla ofrecida en español. https://portal.prosperausa.org/client/events. (2 hr.)

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 09, 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: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 10, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

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

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 10, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

CANCELLED - Mental Health Month: Your Guide to Local Resources

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 10, 1:00 pm
Diana M. Ortiz, research services' librarian, discusses mental health resources, organizations and hospitals in the local community. (60 min.)

French Beaded Wild Rose

Jupiter Branch
Wed, May 10, 2:00 pm
Just in time for Mother’s Day, learn the basics of French flower beading. Use seed beads and wire to create a timeless, radiant flower. Materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Bids & Business Workshop

Main Library
Wed, May 10, 2:00 pm
Learn the process of the government contracting certification program currently available to small business owners. (60 min.)

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: Stitchin' in the Stacks:

Main Library
Wed, May 10, 2:00 pm
Each session will include patterns celebrating Asian/Pacific American culture. Basic cross stitch supplies provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, May 10, 2:00 pm
"The Glenn Miller Story." ©‎Universal Pictures. (115 min.) G

May Flower Craft Series

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, May 10, 2:00 pm
Tissue and coffee filter flowers. Each class will focus on a different medium to create flowers which will be used to adorn your bonnet. Then, wear your festive bonnets as we host an adult tea party, presenting the elements of a formal tea. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 10, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, May 10, 2:30 pm
Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

Legal Resources With Jayme Bosio, Government Research Services Librarian

Wellington Branch
Wed, May 10, 3:00 pm
Review both print and online resources that will help you with your legal research needs. (90 min.) Preregister.

Seminario: El arte de las redes sociales

(Social Media Strategies, in Spanish)
Main Library
Wed, May 10, 6:00 pm
Miércoles, 10 de mayo, 6:00 pm
Aprenda pasos detallados de cómo puede ser más efectivo al momento de manejar sus redes sociales. Charla ofrecida en español. https://portal.prosperausa.org/client/events. (2 hr.)

Cinema & Craft Night: Mother's Day Edition

Acreage Branch
Wed, May 10, 6:30 pm
"Dumbo." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (64 min.) Enjoy a movie while making handmade Mother's Day cards. Materials provided. G Preregister.

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 10, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Adult Book Discussion Summer Series Sign-Up

Gardens Branch
Thu, May 11, 10:00 am
Borrow the book and sign up for the book discussion in June, led by Donna Gruber Adair.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 11, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Discover Axis 360

Gardens Branch
Thu, May 11, 10:30 am
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, May 11, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Florida Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, May 11, 1:00 pm
"The Truman Show." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (103 min.) Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida! PG

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 11, 1:30 pm
Book discussion. Return on 5/18 to see the film adaptation followed by a brief discussion. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, born May 22, 1859, is the creator of the famous detective, Sherlock Holmes! Join in an "elementary" discussion of Mitch Cullen's book, "A Slight Trick of the Mind," about a now elderly Holmes whose memory begins to fail. (60 min.)

Book & Film Discussion

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 11, 2:00 pm
"The Light Between Oceans." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (132 min.) Join Stacie M. Kiner for the film adaptation of M.L. Stedman's book, followed by a discussion. (3 hr.) PG-13

Adult Coloring Club: International Migratory Bird Day Edition

Club de colorear para adultos: Edición del día internacional de las aves migratorias
Main Library
Thu, May 11, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 11 de mayo, 2:00 pm
Celebrate Migratory Bird Day with a coloring session featuring drawings adapted from the works of American ornithologist, David Allen Sibley. (60 min.) Preregister.
Celebren el día de las aves migratorias coloreando dibujos adaptados de las obras del ornitólogo americano David Allen Sibley. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, May 11, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business and Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

Did You Know They Had Jewish Roots?

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, May 11, 2:00 pm
Dr. Rose Feinberg talks about famous people with surprising Jewish roots. Each person has at least one Jewish parent. Pictures and verbal clues are provided for the audience to guess each identity before each story is told. (60 min.) Preregister.

May Flower Craft Series

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, May 11, 2:00 pm
Tea Party! Each class will focus on a different medium to create flowers which will be used to adorn your bonnet. Then, wear your festive bonnets as we host an adult tea party, presenting the elements of a formal tea. Ages 18 & up. (90 min.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Tequesta Branch
Thu, May 11, 2:00 pm
Musical Instruments and Arms and Armor. Costumes and Textiles. American Art ̶ 1650-1865. Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz

West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 11, 2:00 pm
"Only Yesterday 1941-1958," is a memoir of her life growing up in Romania during the Holocaust and during the communist regime. is (60 min.)

Keep on Top of Your Investment Decisions With Value Line!

Main Library
Thu, May 11, 2:30 pm
Are you a beginning, intermediate, or advanced investor wanting to make educated investment decisions? Value Line is an online resource that helps investors make sound choices. During this workshop, you will be able to create or research a portfolio. (90 min.) Preregister.

Mother's Day Tea Cup Bouquets

Acreage Branch
Thu, May 11, 6:30 pm
Make a beautiful Mother’s Day gift for your mom or another special person. Bring in your own tea cup or one will be provided. Limit 15. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Diversity at the Oscars

Main Library
Fri, May 12, 2:15 pm
"Loving." ©‎Focus Features. (123 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

Homebuyer Education Workshop: A ClearPoint Educational Course

Main Library
Sat, May 13, 9:00 am
ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions will take you through the process of making your home ownership dreams a reality. For additional information visit ClearPoint's website: www.clearpoint.org. (8 hr.) Preregister.

Miniature Gardens at the Beach

Acreage Branch
Sat, May 13, 2:00 pm
Create a relaxing, seaside miniature garden to get you in the summer mood. Materials provided. Ages 10 & up. Limit 18. (90 min.) Preregister.

Saturday Matinee: Mother's Day Edition

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, May 13, 2:00 pm
"Moms' Night Out." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (98 min.) PG

Jupiter Bike Trails & Basic Bike Maintenance

Jupiter Branch
Sat, May 13, 2:00 pm
Information will be presented on access points, terrain crossed, possible wildlife, and sources for more detailed information on the lands one can reach by bicycle. A short demonstration on basic bicycle maintenance will also be held. (90 min.) Preregister.

Haitian Heritage Celebration & Unveiling of the Haitian Cultural Collection!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 13, 2:00 pm
Beloved Haitian author Jessica Fièvre will discuss her experiences as a writer. Enjoy a festive afternoon with dance performances by Dayana Dolne and more. Event offered in English and Creole. (90 min.) Preregister.

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 15, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stanley Kubrick Film Festival: Part I

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 15, 10:00 am
"Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (95 min.) A discussion with Stacie M. Kiner follows. (2 hr.) PG

Monday Morning Coloring

Wellington Branch
Mon, May 15, 10:30 am
Take time to relax and color. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, May 15, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 15, 2:00 pm
"The Girl on the Train." ©Universal Pictures. (112 min.) R Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, May 15, 2:00 pm
Do you need assistance with your e-reader or downloading an e-book? Need assistance with your tablet or smartphone? (30 min.)

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

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, May 15, 2:00 pm
Join us as we explore the art of storytelling. Beware! Spontaneous group participation may occur. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Stippling

West Boynton Branch
Mon, May 15, 2:00 pm
April showers bring May flowers. Stipple a Mother's Day bouquet using fine markers to make small dots. (60 min.)

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, May 15, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 16, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Transparent Language Online

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 16, 10:30 am
Acquire a second, or third language, using this simple and fun language learning service. (60 min.) Preregister.

Line Dancing

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, May 16, 10:30 am
Do you love the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle or have you always wanted to learn them? Then this is for you! Learn a few more line dances to keep you moving. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 16, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 16, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 16, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Main Library
Tue, May 16, 2:00 pm
Martes, 16 de mayo, 2:00 pm
Gather for an entertaining afternoon of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board, or use one of ours! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Disfrute de una tarde de entretenimiento. Se requiere conocimiento básico del juego. Traiga su propio juego o utilice uno de los nuestros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, May 16, 2:00 pm
Let's Go to Work ̶ Family Vacations. Advanced Topics ̶ Research and Preparation. Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Art for Adults: Beginner’s Series - Figure Drawing

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

Crafternoon: Marbled Paper

West Boca Branch
Tue, May 16, 2:00 pm
Create colorful marbled effects on paper using paints and shaving cream that your marbled paper can enhance your next scrapbook or paper craft project. (60 min.) Preregister.

Did You Know They Had Jewish Roots?

West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 16, 2:00 pm
Dr. Rose Feinberg explores the lives of various famous individuals with Jewish parents or ancestors. (60 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 16, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Tue, May 16, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals or socialize while you work on your current project? Meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Chess Club for Adults

Club de ajedrez para adultos
Main Library
Tue, May 16, 6:00 pm
Martes, 16 de mayo, 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.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 16, 6:00 pm
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival! Discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a current popular game introduced each session. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tertulia literaria

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Falcó")
West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 16, 6:30 pm
Martes, 16 de mayo, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre “Falcó” de Arturo Pérez-Reverte. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 17, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 17, 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.)

25th Year Anniversary Celebration

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, May 17, 11:00 am
The Clarence E. Anthony Branch Library opened its doors 25 years ago in May 1992. Celebrate this joyous occasion, meet staff, see old photos, and enjoy refreshments. (90 min.)

Meditation for Total Wellness

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 17, 11:00 am
Join John Bednarik for this powerful workshop that can positively impact your life. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 17, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Florida Constitution Revision Committee

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 17, 1:00 pm
Every 20 years the committee assembles to review the Florida Constitution and make recommendations; they are due to meet in 2017. Presented by PBC Bar Association. (60 min.)

Color Your Way to Calmness

Jupiter Branch
Wed, May 17, 2:00 pm
Discover why adult coloring books are taking off in a big way. This month, also color and fold a paper sculpture. Colored pencils and crayons provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Job Help Center

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 17, 2:00 pm
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.

International Migratory Bird Day Games

Main Library
Wed, May 17, 2:00 pm
Test your knowledge about our feathered friends with “What Bird Am I?” the trivia game. Then enjoy spotting the birds in a game of bingo. Prizes will be awarded to the winner of each round. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, May 17, 2:00 pm
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring … and color yourself calm. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Mental Health Month: Positive Parenting

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, May 17, 2:00 pm
Learn about the different parenting styles, as well as utilizing positive parenting to strengthen your relationship with your child and manage misbehavior. (60 min.) Preregister.

Digital Café

West Boca Branch
Wed, May 17, 2:00 pm
Need help downloading digital library content to your computer, e-reader or device? Librarians are available to help! First come, first served. Limit of 30 minutes, per person. (2 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 17, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Mental Health Month

Gardens Branch
Wed, May 17, 2:30 pm
Music Therapy for Relaxation. TrustBridge Health professionals will speak about interventions and strategies to promote mental health for individuals, families and caregivers. (60 min.)

Genealogy: An Introduction

Greenacres Branch
Wed, May 17, 2:30 pm
Are you interested in researching your family history? Carlos Ruth with the Genealogical Society of PBC will talk about their resources accessible at the Main Library. (90 min.) Preregister.

Looking for a New Job? Land That Job With Career Transitions

Main Library
Wed, May 17, 2:30 pm
Enhance your job search with Career Transitions, one of the library's many online research resources. Create a custom résumé or cover letter. (90 min.) Preregister.

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 17, 4:00 pm
Session 2. Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.)

The Coloring Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, May 17, 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. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Socrates Café

Gardens Branch
Wed, May 17, 6:30 pm
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 17, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Coloring Club: Islamic Art Edition

Main Library
Wed, May 17, 6:30 pm
In recognition of the start of Ramadan, we will explore the intricate patterns of Islamic mosaics. Resources for further study will be available. All ages. (60 min.)

Writers Reading Open Mic

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, May 17, 6:30 pm
Writers are invited to share their work in this open mic event or come just to listen. Preferred reading length of no more than five minutes/750 words and of a family-friendly subject matter. In collaboration with The Writer's Group of Royal Palm Beach. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 18, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Freegal: Downloadable Music

Gardens Branch
Thu, May 18, 10:30 am
Learn more about the service that lets you download music for free using your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, May 18, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Florida Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, May 18, 1:00 pm
"The Yearling." ©‎Warner Bros. (128 min.) Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida! G

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 18, 1:30 pm
"Mr. Holmes." ©‎ . (105 min.) Film viewing and discussion. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, born May 22, 1859, is the creator of the famous detective, Sherlock Holmes! Join in an "elementary" discussion of Mitch Cullen's book, "A Slight Trick of the Mind," about a now elderly Holmes whose memory begins to fail. (2 hr.) PG

What Is Alzheimer's Disease? What Is Dementia?

Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 18, 2:00 pm
Karen Gilbert, vice president of education and quality assurance for Alzheimer’s Community Care discusses dementia, how it relates to Alzheimer’s disease, and why Alzheimer's disease develops. (60 min.) Preregister.

Three Funny Jewish Men: Jerry Seinfeld, Jerry Lewis, & Jackie Mason

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 18, 2:00 pm
Dr. Rose Feinberg explores the lives of three unique comedians and the struggles and events that led to their fame. (60 min.) Preregister.

Haitian Heritage Month Film

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, May 18, 2:00 pm
"Deported." ©Third World Newsreel. (72 min.) Follow the plight of Haitian criminal deportees from North America. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, May 18, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business and Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

Jewish Country Music

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, May 18, 2:00 pm
Laible Ben Moshe’s music is highly diversified and spans the range from country, folk, blues and rock to Chazonos in a very original form. (60 min.) Preregister.

Watercolor Coloring for Adults: Floral Edition

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, May 18, 2:00 pm
Spring has sprung! Celebrate the beauty of nature's bounty. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Tequesta Branch
Thu, May 18, 2:00 pm
American Art 1865-1900. 20th-Century Art ̶ Before World War II. 20th-Century Art ̶ After World War II. Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 18, 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.)

Mental Health Month

Gardens Branch
Thu, May 18, 2:30 pm
Grief and Loss: What Is Normal About That. TrustBridge Health professionals will speak about interventions and strategies to promote mental health for individuals, families and caregivers. (60 min.)

Haitian Heritage Month Film

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, May 18, 6:00 pm
"Deported." ©Third World Newsreel. (72 min.) Follow the plight of Haitian criminal deportees from North America. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Book Discussion

Glades Road Branch
Fri, May 19, 11:00 am
Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sit 'n' Stitch

Tequesta Branch
Fri, May 19, 2:00 pm
Looking for a new project to crochet? Want to socialize with other yarn enthusiasts? Join us in a class project or bring your own! Patterns will be provided. Pick up a materials list when you register. (90 min.) Preregister.

Diversity at the Oscars

Main Library
Fri, May 19, 2:15 pm
"Fences." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (133 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

CANCELLED: Saturday Morning TV Adventure

Jupiter Branch
Sat, May 20, 9:00 am
"The Dukes of Hazzard." ©Warner Bros. (60 min.) For a low-stress start to your Saturday, go back in time to the 1970s with this film. Light refreshments provided. Not rated.

Invasive Plants & Their Management

Acreage Branch
Sat, May 20, 10:00 am
Laurie Albrecht, PBC Environmental Horticulture agent, identifies the most common plant marauders and how to avoid planting invasive plants in your garden. Receive a voucher for two free three-gallon native plants while supplies last, some restrictions apply. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Asian Heritage Month: Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 20, 2:00 pm
"Memoirs of a Geisha." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (145 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

Connecting Our Stories: Bilingual Book Discussion: "Strange Pilgrims: Twelve Stories,” by Gabriel García Márquez

Conectando nuestras historias: Tertulia literaria bilingüe: “Doce cuentos peregrinos” de Gabriel García Márquez
Main Library
Sat, May 20, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 20 de mayo, 2:00 pm
We will discuss the stories “Bon Voyage, Mr. President” and “I sell my dreams.” (60 min.) Preregister.
Discutiremos las historias “Buen viaje, Señor Presidente” y “Me alquilo para soñar.” Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Celebrate Haitian Heritage Book Festival

Main Library
Sat, May 20, 2:00 pm
Meet the winners of the School District of PBC Haitian Heritage Month essay contest. Join host, Bito David for a celebration of Haitian authors and literature. Featured authors include: Regine Coicou Stewart, Diane Allerdyce, Dovilas Anderson, Margaret Papillon, and others. Program offered in English and Creole. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 20, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Letters to Our Military

Wellington Branch
Sat, May 20, 2:00 pm
Remember our service men and women by making a card to thank them. Lynelle Chauncey Zelnar, founder of Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, Inc. of Lake Worth, will present. Craft supplies provided. Ages 7 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book Chat: "Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore,” by Robin Sloan

Acreage Branch
Sun, May 21, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, May 22, 9:30 am
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

PBS Documentary: "Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War"

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, May 22, 10:00 am
(90 min.) An American couple’s courageous mission to help refugees escape Nazi-occupied Europe. A discussion with Stacie M. Kiner follows. (2 hr.)

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, May 22, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

The Future of Spine Diagnosis & Treatment

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, May 22, 2:00 pm
Learn about the newest options for diagnosis and treatment of the spine, back and neck from Dr. Pasquale Montesano, spine surgeon at Bethesda Hospital. (60 min.) Preregister.

Music by Laible Blu

West Boynton Branch
Mon, May 22, 2:00 pm
Delight in the music of this folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.)

French Beaded Flower

Wellington Branch
Mon, May 22, 6:30 pm
Learn the basics of French beading by using seed beads and wire to create a timeless little wildflower. Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, May 22, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 23, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Introduction to Finding Grants

Main Library
Tue, May 23, 10:00 am
Are you a nonprofit new to the field of grant seeking? Learn who funds nonprofits and what motivates them, how to identify potential funders, and how to make the first approach. (60 min.) Preregister.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 23, 10:30 am
Need help with your shopping? Not sure what to buy? Learn how to use Consumer Reports Online to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Craig Johnson

Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 23, 1:00 pm
This best-selling author of the "Longmire" mysteries, basis for the hit television series "Longmire," discusses "The Highwayman: A Longmire Story." (90 min.)

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 23, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Bullet Journal®: An Analog Organizational System for 21st Century

Jupiter Branch
Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Created by Ryder Carroll, it can be anything from a simple calendar planner to an art journal, whatever works for you. Get started at our workshop; supplies are provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Music Therapy for Relaxation

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Music therapy has shown to be effective in reducing anxiety and promoting relaxation. Presented by Tiffany Womack of TrustBridge Health. (90 min.) Preregister.

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Main Library
Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Martes, 23 de mayo, 2:00 pm
Gather for an entertaining afternoon of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board, or use one of ours! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Disfrute de una tarde de entretenimiento. Se requiere conocimiento básico del juego. Traiga su propio juego o utilice uno de los nuestros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Main Library
Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Want to learn about your family tree? Call or stop by the research services desk to schedule your own 30-minute session with a librarian who will guide you through online genealogy research. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Advanced Topics ̶ Macro Photography. Advanced Topics ̶ Low Light. Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Art for Adults: Advanced Open Studio - Figure Drawing

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Develop your observational drawing skills by investigating proportion, form and gesture. This is an open studio, just come in, sit down, and draw. Materials provided, as well as guidance from our instructor. Figure drawing experience is required. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.)

Adult Book Discussion Series: "The Second Mrs. Hockaday," by Susan Rivers

West Boca Branch
Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Join librarian Stacy Alesi for a discussion. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Did You Know They Had Jewish Roots?

West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 23, 2:00 pm
Dr. Rose Feinberg explores the lives of various famous individuals with Jewish parents or ancestors. (60 min.)

Steve Jobs of the Auto World: The Man Who Shaped GM Into the Apple® of its Day

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 23, 2:30 pm
Father of the Corvette and other innovative lifestyle car creations, Harley Earl’s legacy to the motor industry has been compared to Steve Jobs. His grandson, Richard Earl, animates the modern mid-twentieth century rise of GM, Detroit and the American auto industry with infectious passion and tremendous knowledge. (60 min.) Preregister.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 23, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Asian Heritage Month Film: PBS Documentary

Main Library
Tue, May 23, 6:00 pm
"First Person Singular: I.M. Pei." (85 min.) Architect I.M. Pei leads viewers through some of his most famous creations like the Louvre, the National Gallery of Art, and the Meyerson Symphony Center. Subtitles in English. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Book Discussion: “Brother, I’m Dying,” by Edwidge Danticat

Wellington Branch
Tue, May 23, 6:30 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 24, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Dancercise for Seniors

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 24, 10:00 am
Instructor Shirley Baker teaches this class with upbeat music using dance and fitness moves to increase flexibility and improve posture. Bring water and wear sneakers or securely fastened shoes; no sandals or flip-flops. Space is limited.

Paper Flowers

Jupiter Branch
Wed, May 24, 10:00 am
This class focuses on the flowers traditionally made for Memorial Day, including the Flanders poppy. All materials provided, but sharp scissors and low-temp glue gun may be helpful. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 24, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 24, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

CANCELLED - Spanish 101

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 24, 1:00 pm
Interested in learning a new language? Diana M. Ortiz, research services' librarian, teaches the basics of the Spanish language. (60 min.)

Reading Circle

Acreage Branch
Wed, May 24, 2:00 pm
Share new titles and favorite books with other readers, and discover new books and best-sellers to take home. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.

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

Gardens Branch
Wed, May 24, 2:00 pm
This online resource provides you with customizable tools and analyst reports about funds, stocks, and ETFs. Reports are provided in the library or at your home computer. (60 min.)

Mental Health Month: Positive Parenting

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 24, 2:00 pm
Learn about the different parenting styles, as well as utilizing positive parenting to strengthen your relationship with your child and manage misbehavior. (60 min.) Preregister.

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: Stitchin' in the Stacks:

Main Library
Wed, May 24, 2:00 pm
Each session will include patterns celebrating Asian/Pacific American culture. Basic cross stitch supplies provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, May 24, 2:00 pm
"Hot Pursuit." ©‎Warner Bros. (87 min.) PG-13

PBC in World War II

West Boca Branch
Wed, May 24, 2:00 pm
Drawing upon images from historical societies and other public and private collections, Susan Gillis, curator at Boca Raton History Museum, tells a compelling story of our county’s service in WWII. (60 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 24, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Mental Health Month: Positive Parenting

Acreage Branch
Wed, May 24, 6:00 pm
Learn about the different parenting styles, as well as utilizing positive parenting to strengthen your relationship with your child and manage misbehavior. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 24, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Five Steps to a Stress-Free Life

Wellington Branch
Wed, May 24, 6:30 pm
Joe Hamilton of TrustBridge Health teaches practical, easy techniques to lower stress levels for a healthier life. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 25, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Nonfiction Book Discussion: "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis," by J.D. Vance

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 25, 10:00 am
Join Stacie M. Kiner for a discussion. Pick up a copy of the book at the member services desk. (90 min.)

Legal Resources With Jayme Bosio, Government Research Services Librarian

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, May 25, 10:30 am
Review both print and online resources that will help you with your legal research needs. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, May 25, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Florida Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, May 25, 1:00 pm
"Key Largo." ©‎Warner Bros. (101 min.) Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida! Not rated.

Music by Max Green

Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 25, 2:00 pm
Max Green is an accomplished folk singer and guitarist who performs hits from yesterday and today. His rendition of "Hava Nagila" will speak to your heart and soul. (60 min.) Preregister.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Florida Constitution Revision Committee

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 25, 2:00 pm
Every 20 years the committee assembles to review the Florida Constitution and make recommendations; they are due to meet in 2017. Presented by PBC Bar Association. (60 min.) Preregister.

Green Housecleaning: Alternatives That Are Relatively Free of Toxic Effects

Jupiter Branch
Thu, May 25, 2:00 pm
Reduce the potential for exposure to chemicals from household products by using alternatives that are relatively free of toxic effects and make the home environment better, safer and healthier to live in. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club: International Migratory Bird Day Edition

Club de colorear para adultos: Edición del día internacional de las aves migratorias
Main Library
Thu, May 25, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 25 de mayo, 2:00 pm
Celebrate Migratory Bird Day with a coloring session featuring drawings adapted from the works of American ornithologist, David Allen Sibley. (60 min.) Preregister.
Celebren el día de las aves migratorias coloreando dibujos adaptados de las obras del ornitólogo americano David Allen Sibley. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, May 25, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business and Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Tequesta Branch
Thu, May 25, 2:00 pm
The Robert Lehman Collection ̶ 1400-1800. The Robert Lehman Collection ̶1800-1960. The People of the Museum. Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: Introduction to Japanese History, Art & Culture

West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 25, 2:00 pm
Alexandra Weaver, from the Morikami Museum, introduces the important time periods and the influential events that shaped Japan's society, art and culture. (60 min.)

Haitian Canvas Painting

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, May 25, 5:00 pm
Paint a scene reminiscent of the beauty of Hispaniola to celebrate the rich culture of Haiti. Limit 24. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Fri, May 26, 2:00 pm
Andy Reese discusses how to file claims, obtain benefits and answer any questions you may have. Call the branch for details. (60 min.)

Coloring Club: Haitian Heritage Month Edition

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, May 26, 2:00 pm
Coloring is not just for children! This fun activity fosters creativity and has stress-relieving benefits. (90 min.) Preregister.

Opioid Epidemic

Greenacres Branch
Fri, May 26, 2:30 pm
Opioid addiction has become a devastating health concern. Alexa Lee with the PBC Substance Abuse Coalition will talk about the opioid epidemic here in South Florida. (60 min.) Preregister.

Hooked on Crochet

Glades Road Branch
Sat, May 27, 10:30 am
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. All skill levels welcome. (90 min.) Preregister.

Haitian, Am I: An Exhibition of Arts

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 27, 12:00 pm
Exhibit Treal celebrates Haitian Heritage with the arts of the newest generation of Haitian artists. (4 hr.) Preregister.

Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Sat, May 27, 2:00 pm
Organize your photos and record your memories with scrapbooking techniques and materials. Bring your own photos, unfinished scrapbooks, and materials to trade. Some materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Mental Health Month: Positive Parenting

Main Library
Sat, May 27, 2:00 pm
Learn about the different parenting styles, as well as utilizing positive parenting to strengthen your relationship with your child and manage misbehavior. (60 min.) Preregister.

"Star Wars" 40th Anniversary Celebration

Wellington Branch
Sat, May 27, 2:00 pm
Celebrate with Tricia Barr, one of the “Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia” authors. All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 27, 6:00 pm
Table Top Saturday! Discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a current popular game introduced each session. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 30, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 30, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

Popular Botanicals in South Florida: Cultivation, Culinary Uses, Beneficial Properties

Jupiter Branch
Tue, May 30, 2:00 pm
Explore the trend of growing your own food, including the why and the how to grow plants naturally in a sustainable way. (60 min.) Preregister.

Haitian Heritage Month: Book Discussion

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, May 30, 2:00 pm
"The Farming of Bones," by Edwidge Danticat. Copies are available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Main Library
Tue, May 30, 2:00 pm
Martes, 30 de mayo, 2:00 pm
Gather for an entertaining afternoon of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board, or use one of ours! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Disfrute de una tarde de entretenimiento. Se requiere conocimiento básico del juego. Traiga su propio juego o utilice uno de los nuestros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, May 30, 2:00 pm
Advanced Topics ̶ Problem Solving. After the Snap ̶ Workflow and Organization. Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Art for Adults: Watercolor Techniques III

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 30, 2:00 pm
In this last class of our Watercolor Series, you’ll learn the finishing touches you can use to make your vision come to life on paper. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 30, 2:00 pm
Deception! Discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a current popular game introduced each session. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Wellington Branch
Tue, May 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. (30 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Origami for Adults

Wellington Branch
Tue, May 30, 6:30 pm
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.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 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 e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Zinio & Flipster

Gardens Branch
Wed, May 31, 10:30 am
Learn how to read magazines online for free using Zinio or Flipster and your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 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.)

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 31, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Landlord/Tenant Law

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 31, 1:00 pm
An attorney from the PBC Bar Association explains the residential landlord/tenant relationship including the drafting of a lease, the rights and responsibilities of the landlord/tenant, and court procedures in a lawsuit. (90 min.)

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 31, 2:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion: “The Man in the High Castle,” by Philip K. Dick

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, May 31, 2:00 pm
Explore this alternate-history novel. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 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 e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

National Mental Health Awareness Month: Meditation Techniques

Greenacres Branch
Wed, May 31, 2:30 pm
Counselor and meditation instructor Maya Malay demonstrates easy to apply techniques which help establish mental stability and emotional well-being. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Button Art

Acreage Branch
Wed, May 31, 3:00 pm
Discover how you can put your button surplus to good use with a fun crafting technique. Materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 31, 4:00 pm
Session 3. Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 31, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Steve Jobs of the Auto World: The Man Who Shaped GM Into the Apple® of its Day

Wellington Branch
Wed, May 31, 6:30 pm
Father of the Corvette and other innovative lifestyle car creations, Harley Earl’s legacy to the motor industry has been compared to Steve Jobs. His grandson, Richard Earl, animates the modern mid-twentieth century rise of GM, Detroit and the American auto industry with infectious passion and tremendous knowledge. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jun 14, 4:00 pm
Session 4. Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.)

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 4:00 pm
Session 5. Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.)

Writers' Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 05, 4:00 pm
Session 6. Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.)
Children's Classes & Events

Craftapalooza

Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:30 pm
Lots of artistic fun! Choose to create multiple crafts from our fun selections. Ages 2-8. Limit 50. (45 min.)

Horse Day, Hooray!

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 3:30 pm
Gallop on by and learn about horses. Play interactive games and enjoy craft activities. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 4:00 pm
Students who are not reading at grade level now struggle in high school. Join our weekly Read In series with games and treats to make reading more delicious. (45 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - Monster Tours

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 4:00 pm
Tour the library in search of the Book Monster after we listen to monstrous stories and create monster-themed bookmarks. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEM Make & Discover

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 6:00 pm
Create, play and learn the basics about making glow-in-the-dark slime. Ages 8-12. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pajamarama Story Time: Waves, Whales & Water

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 6:30 pm
Listen to silly stories, songs and fingerplays about the ocean and the beautiful animals that live in it! Make a special craft and don’t forget to wear your favorite PJs! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 10:00 am
One of the premier Celtic harp players in the world offers an introduction to this instrument and shares tales that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Baby Build It!

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 10:30 am
Work with your little ones to develop motor skills and have fun with a variety of learning toys and materials. Ages 1-2. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 3:00 pm
Grades K-2. Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and other fun activities that build from previous weeks; it's highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. The club meets weekly, from Apr 04 - May 23. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 3:30 pm
Learn about the free online tutoring available through the library for grades K-12. Call or drop by the children’s desk to make an appointment for a half-hour, one-on-one session. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Whooo Loves Owls?

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 3:30 pm
Meet Shadow the screech owl and learn about local wild animals. Presented by Daggerwing Nature Center. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Little Hands Create: Puffy Paints!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 3:30 pm
Get ready to be a little messy and have fun with this multi-sensory activity using colored puffy paints. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

You Can Be a Writer

Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 4:00 pm
Whether you want to write books, movies, comics or songs you can improve your skills with fun, fast-paced activities using a simple and powerful writing tool. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

National Poetry Month: Blackout Poetry Series

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 4:00 pm
Shakespeare. Explore a variety of children’s poetry, then choose your favorite lines to create your own poems by blacking out the words that you are not using. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 4:00 pm
Grades 3-5. Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and other fun activities that build from previous weeks; it's highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. The club meets weekly, from Apr 04 - May 23. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEM Fun

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 4:00 pm
National Pretzel Day! Discover what you can create with pretzels of all shapes and sizes. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

A Night at the Movies

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 5:30 pm
"Moana." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (113 min.) Watch a movie on our big screen and enjoy popcorn, candy and drinks from our "concession stand" in our relaxed, family-friendly environment. All ages. PG Preregister.

Club Pokémon

Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 6:30 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends or try your hand at a Pokécraft and play some Pokémon bingo! Ages 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 11:15 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Chess Class for Beginners

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 3:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Magic Tree House Club

Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 3:15 pm
Let's continue our travels back in time with Jack and Annie as we explore one of their adventures. Grades 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - Computer Classes for Kids

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 3:30 pm
From mousing to Microsoft Word, learn the computer skills necessary to create and edit your school assignments. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Ship

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 3:30 pm
Become a crew member, create various fun engineering and science projects like jelly bean science and mousetrap cars. Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 3:30 pm
One of the premier Celtic harp players in the world offers an introduction to this instrument and shares tales that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s is an eight-week after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Where in the World Is Ms. Amber?

Main Library
Thu, Apr 27, 3:00 pm
China. Join us on our global adventure. Ages 7-11. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

I Love Art!

Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 3:00 pm
If you love art, join us as we create something new each month. Dress to get messy! Ages 6-12. Limit 24. (45 min.)

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 3:30 pm
Earth Day Special. Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. Preregister.

Acting Up

Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 4:30 pm
Want to be a star or just like being silly? Play theater games and learn basic acting skills at this fun, informal event. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

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

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 6:00 pm
Share your great ideas for activities YOU want to see happen at the library. We'll play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Bring a friend or make new ones! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Apr 28, 11:30 am
Make new friends as you stay and play with a variety of toys and board books, all provided. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, Apr 28, 3:00 pm
Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums; we may get messy! Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Art Time

Acreage Branch
Fri, Apr 28, 3:30 pm
Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (35 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - We Heart Art

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Apr 28, 4:00 pm
Create beautiful textured tin foil art using markers, tin foil and string. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Aim High With Paper Airplane Crafts

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Apr 28, 4:00 pm
Use a template or create your own paper airplane craft and challenge your friends in distance games and target practice. Another great STEM activity! Materials provided. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Art Time

Acreage Branch
Fri, Apr 28, 4:30 pm
Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (35 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Family Story Times

Hora de cuentos bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 10:30 am
Sábado, 29 de abril, 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.

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 10:30 am
Calling all Pokémon enthusiasts! If you like collectible card games, this is your place to be! Bring your Gameboy, DS, deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Florida Animals Rule!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 10:30 am
A representative from the Okeeheelee Nature Center will be here with some Florida animals to talk about how important they are to our local ecosystem. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day!

¡Celebremos el día de los niños/el día de los libros!
West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 10:30 am
Sábado, 29 de abril, 10:30 am
Celebrate the fun of being a kid and the fun of reading in English and Spanish. Grades pre-K & up. (45 min.) Preregister.
Celebra lo divertido de ser un niño y lo divertido que es leer en inglés y en español. Grados pre-K en adelante. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Flower Pot Planting Party

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 11:00 am
Dig into the planting fun, decorate a pot and take home your own plant to care for. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Cupcakes Galore

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 11:00 am
We’ll have stories about cupcakes and then decorate your own scrumptious treat. Ages 3-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day

Celebra el día de los niños/el día de los libros
Main Library
Sat, Apr 29, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 29 de abril, 2:00 pm
Celebrate childhood and the love of reading with stories in English and Spanish, crafts and a wonderful presentation by the children’s Mexican folkloric group, México Mágico. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.
Celebremos la niñez y el amor por la lectura con cuentos en inglés y español, manualidades y una maravillosa presentación del grupo folklórico mexicano de niños, México Mágico. Todas las edades. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Builders Club

Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 2:30 pm
Spend Saturday afternoon with friends and our LEGO® bricks to work on creative projects alone or in groups. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Children's Day/Book Day

El día de los niños/el día de los libros
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Apr 30, 12:00 pm
Domingo, 30 de abril, 12:00 pm
Bilingual songs, stories, crafts and a piñata. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.
Canciones bilingües, cuentos, manualidades y una piñata. Edades 3 en adelante. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
Sun, Apr 30, 2:00 pm
Learn about debate and how to craft a winning argument. Presented by Aihber Khan an award-winning debate contestant and published author. Ages 9 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Nail Art Club

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Apr 30, 2:00 pm
Learn how to do the coolest thing in nail art: chrome nails. Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, May 01, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

May the 4th Be With You

Gardens Branch
Mon, May 01, 3:15 pm
In a galaxy far, far away ... the force guides you to our "Star Wars" celebration with themed crafts and activities. Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, May 01, 4:00 pm
Students who are not reading at grade level struggle in high school. Join our weekly Read In series with games and treats to make reading more delicious. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, May 01, 5:30 pm
Crazy 8s is an eight-week after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Limit 10. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 02, 3:00 pm
Grades K-2. Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bingo Bonanza

Acreage Branch
Tue, May 02, 3:30 pm
Here's a bingo game for every interest and age! We'll have pictures for the little ones and words for the readers. Winners receive a small prize. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 02, 3:30 pm
Learn about the free online tutoring available through the library for grades K-12, or get help logging into i-Ready®. Call or drop by the children’s desk to make an appointment for a half-hour, one-on-one session. All ages. (30 min.)

Mini Book + Art Workshop: "The Day the Crayons Quit" + "Landscape With Black and White Horse"

Mini Libro + Arte: "El día que los crayones reunciaron" + "Landscape With Black and White Horse"
Main Library
Tue, May 02, 3:30 pm
Martes, 02 de mayo, 3:30 pm
This activity highlights a selected book and an artwork in the Museum’s collection. Reading the book before the activity is recommended. This activity is a collaboration with the Norton Museum of Art, and is made possible through the generosity of the Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Ages 6-8. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.
Este taller se enfocará en un libro y una obra de arte de la colección del Museo. Recomendamos leer el libro antes del evento. Esta actividad es una colaboración con el Norton Museum of Art y es posible gracias a la generosidad del Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Edades 6-8. Cupo limitado. Se requiere registrarse.
(90 min.) Preregister.

National Get Caught Reading Month

West Boca Branch
Tue, May 02, 3:30 pm
There is no better place to get caught reading than in a library. Celebrate reading with a craft and pick out books you want to be caught reading. Ages 4-8. (30 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 02, 4:00 pm
Grades 3-5. Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Drop-In Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 02, 4:00 pm
Take Me Out to the Ballgame. Drop in and color your cares away! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 03, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplay, music and movement to foster print motivation Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 03, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, May 03, 11:15 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

After-School Game Time

Acreage Branch
Wed, May 03, 3:00 pm
Have a blast indoors with board games, card games and video games! Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Chess Class for Beginners

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 03, 3:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

STEAM Ship

Tequesta Branch
Wed, May 03, 3:30 pm
Become a crew member, create various fun engineering and science projects like jelly bean science and mousetrap cars. Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 03, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 03, 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s is an eight-week after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 03, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read aloud and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toomey Family Fun Night

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, May 03, 5:00 pm
Bring the family to enjoy an evening filled with fun, food and laughs. Every child will leave with a book and a love of literacy and reading. All ages. (90 min.)

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, May 04, 10:00 am
Celebrate Mom I. Themed stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

May the 4th Be With You

West Boca Branch
Thu, May 04, 3:30 pm
In a galaxy far, far away ... the force guides you to our "Star Wars" celebration with themed crafts and activities. Wear your favorite costume. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

May the 4th Be With You

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 04, 4:00 pm
In a galaxy far, far away ... the force guides you to our "Star Wars" celebration with themed crafts and activities. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

May the 4th Be With You

Main Library
Thu, May 04, 4:30 pm
In a galaxy far, far away ... the force guides you to our "Star Wars" crafternoon! All ages. (60 min.)

Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Fri, May 05, 10:15 am
Start with stories and songs. Take a break and come back and play. Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister.

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Fri, May 05, 11:00 am
Make new friends as you stay and play with a variety of toys and board books, all provided. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Fri, May 05, 2:30 pm
"Surf's Up 2: Wave Mania." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. PG

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Fri, May 05, 3:30 pm
Make a fun, exciting craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Ages 4-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Cinco de Mayo

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, May 05, 3:30 pm
Celebrate Mexican culture with bilingual stories, maracas and a custom-made piñata. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, May 05, 4:00 pm
Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Warning: we may get messy. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Cinco de Mayo: Celebrate the 5th on the 6th

West Boca Branch
Sat, May 06, 10:30 am
Learn about Mexico and the culture. Create beautiful Mexican paper flowers while listening to classic Mexican music. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, May 06, 11:00 am
Celebrate Mom I. Fun, interactive stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Yoga Power Hour

Main Library
Sat, May 06, 11:00 am
Namaste everyone! It's time for a yoga story time class. Please bring a mat or towel to class and wear comfortable clothing. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tween Tech: Coding

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, May 06, 1:30 pm
Hands-on practice creating code for video games and other web applications. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Afternoon Movie

Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 06, 2:30 pm
"Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life." ©CBS Films. (92 min.) Snacks provided. Ages 9-12. PG Preregister.

Free Comic Book Day

Main Library
Sat, May 06, 2:30 pm
Today is Free Comic Book Day! Get free comics (to keep), discuss your favorite characters or comics with other fans, and make comic-related crafts. All ages. (60 min.)

Happy Mother's Day!

Jupiter Branch
Sun, May 07, 2:30 pm
During our tea time for two we’ll celebrate our mothers and say, “Thank you for all you do!” Create a corsage and enjoy stories with refreshments. Ages 6-10. Limit 16. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, May 08, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Tot-Art

Tequesta Branch
Mon, May 08, 11:00 am
Dress to get messy, things will get icky, sticky and mushy. Process art for toddlers, exploring textures to increase tactile awareness. Ages 12-24 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Art's Cool

Tequesta Branch
Mon, May 08, 2:00 pm
Dress to get messy, things will get sticky! Process art that will increase dexterity and fine motor skills. Ages 2-4. (40 min.) Preregister.

Keep Calm & Color

Gardens Branch
Mon, May 08, 3:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring. Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teacher Appreciation Craft

Main Library
Mon, May 08, 3:30 pm
Make a unique craft to show your appreciation for that wonderful teacher in your life. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Passport to Mexico

West Boynton Branch
Mon, May 08, 3:30 pm
¡Amigos, vengan a Mexico! Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and learn Mexican culture, design your own mini piñata, and munch on some chips and salsa. Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, May 08, 4:00 pm
Students who are not reading at grade level struggle in high school. Join our weekly Read In series with games and treats to make reading more delicious. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, May 08, 5:30 pm
Crazy 8s is an eight-week after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Limit 10. (60 min.)

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, May 09, 10:00 am
Celebrate Mom II. Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Home-Schoolers & Others: Explore the Nation

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 09, 1:00 pm
Celebrate the start of the Lewis and Clark expedition with a story and fun activity. All elementary-age students and home-schoolers are welcome to attend! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tween Gaming

Wellington Branch
Tue, May 09, 2:30 pm
Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (90 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 09, 3:00 pm
Grades K-2. Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 09, 3:30 pm
Learn about the free online tutoring available through the library for grades K-12, or get help logging into i-Ready®. Call or drop by the children’s desk to make an appointment for a half-hour, one-on-one session. All ages. (30 min.)

We Love "Elephant & Piggie!"

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 09, 3:30 pm
Come in for an afternoon of stories, activities and crafts featuring Gerald, Piggie, and other friends from author Mo Willems. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Club LEGO® Bricks & More

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, May 09, 3:30 pm
Imagine, build and play with our collection of building bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Turtle Talk

West Boca Branch
Tue, May 09, 3:30 pm
Our friends from Daggerwing Nature Center will discuss turtles and tortoises. Learn some cool facts and get an up-close view of a live animal. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 09, 4:00 pm
Grades 3-5. Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Stitching Starters Beginning Crochet

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 09, 4:30 pm
Learn the basics of crocheting or if you know how to crochet already, bring your projects to work on them. Bring a size H, I, J or K hook and skein of worsted weight yarn. Materials not provided. Must be able to work independently. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Cuddle Up Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 09, 6:30 pm
Wear your pajamas and enjoy stories, songs and a little bilingual fun. Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Read & Play

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

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 10, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, May 10, 11:15 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

It's Mother's Day!

Wellington Branch
Wed, May 10, 3:00 pm
Create a fun card for the special lady in your life. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Chess Class for Beginners

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 10, 3:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Peppermint Soap & Lavender

Gardens Branch
Wed, May 10, 3:15 pm
Make a scented gift for the special someone in your life. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Wed, May 10, 3:30 pm
Do you love our story time songs? Join us for a jam session with our favorites and lots of instruments. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Ship

Tequesta Branch
Wed, May 10, 3:30 pm
Become a crew member, create various fun engineering and science projects like jelly bean science and mousetrap cars. Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 10, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 10, 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s is an eight-week after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 10, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read aloud and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Hooray! It's Mother's Day

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, May 10, 5:00 pm
Celebrate your mom by making her a neat gift. Bring a photo of you and your mom together. All ages. (45 min.)

I Love You in Many Ways

Jupiter Branch
Thu, May 11, 10:00 am
In our cozy circle we will enjoy stories about mommies, sing songs, dance and create cute crafts for our favorite ladies. Ages 1-3. Limit 14. (30 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, May 11, 10:00 am
Celebrate Mom II. Themed stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Mother’s Day Special

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, May 11, 11:00 am
We’ll listen to stories and make your mom, or that special person, a beautiful craft to show them how much they really mean to you. Materials provided. Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Craftapalooza

Wellington Branch
Thu, May 11, 2:30 pm
Lots of artistic fun! Choose to create multiple crafts from our fun selections. Ages 2-8. Limit 50. (60 min.)

Moms Are Marvelous!

Acreage Branch
Thu, May 11, 3:00 pm
Bring your mom, grandma, aunt or any other mom in your life to cuddle up for a story, dance together, and make an art project. Ages 4-7. (60 min.) Preregister.

Where in the World Is Ms. Amber?

Main Library
Thu, May 11, 3:00 pm
Join us for our next stop on our global adventure: Japan, the birthplace of anime, bento boxes, sumo wrestling, and origami. Ages 7-11. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, May 11, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 11, 3:30 pm
Make a Mosaic. Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Mom & Me: Altered Books

Jupiter Branch
Thu, May 11, 5:30 pm
Moms, do you want a unique bonding experience with your children or teens? Learn to create a literary masterpiece without writing a word by folding pages to turn books into art just in time for Mother's Day! Adult participation is required. Ages 9 & up. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Musical Melodies With Mr. Alex & My Gym Wellington

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, May 12, 10:00 am
Play with puppets, make beautiful music and wiggle with scarves and ribbons when our friends from My Gym Wellington visit! Ages 2-5. (40 min.) Preregister.

Wigglecise

Greenacres Branch
Fri, May 12, 11:00 am
Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister.

Mother's Day, Hooray!

West Boynton Branch
Fri, May 12, 11:00 am
Celebrate Mom with stories, songs and a Mother’s Day craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

1, 2, 3, Play With Me

Main Library
Fri, May 12, 11:15 am
This informal playgroup encourages children to develop together through play. Ages 18-24 mos. (45 min.) Preregister.

After-School LEGO® Builders Club

Acreage Branch
Fri, May 12, 3:00 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.

Movie Magic

West Boynton Branch
Fri, May 12, 3:00 pm
"Sing." ©Universal Pictures. (108 min.) Relax while watching this family-friendly movie. Popcorn provided. Ages 2 & up. PG Preregister.

Dinosaurs With Ms. Dez

Gardens Branch
Fri, May 12, 3:15 pm
While entertaining a baby dinosaur, we’ll come up with three different ways of dealing with his feelings as part of this anger management lesson. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, May 12, 4:00 pm
Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Warning: we may get messy. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Time for Ozobots!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, May 12, 4:00 pm
Explore the imaginative side of robotics while learning about logic and computer coding by playing with our Ozobots. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Wow! Mom's Are Great so, Let's Celebrate!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, May 12, 4:30 pm
Stories, songs and games are a fun way to enjoy time with mom. Make a nifty card to take home for mom. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Mother's Day Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, May 13, 10:30 am
Make special crafts to share with moms, aunts and grandmothers. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, May 13, 10:30 am
Sábado, 13 de mayo, 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.

Stories & Songs for You!

(Cuentos y canciones para ti)
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 13, 10:30 am
Mr. Parra Cebeira and the students of the John I. Leonard Community High School will be here to read stories and act them out in both Spanish and English. Make a craft to remember the fun time you had at this bilingual experience. Ages 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Make a Mother’s Day Card

West Boca Branch
Sat, May 13, 10:30 am
Show your mother how much you care by making a beautiful handmade card. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.)

Mother's Day Kisses

Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 13, 11:00 am
Honor mothers, grandmothers, aunties and other ladies we love. Join us for the classic story "A Kiss for Little Bear," by Else Holmelund Minarik. The whole family is invited for stories, puppets, a craft and a very special gift. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, May 13, 11:00 am
Celebrate Mom II. Fun, interactive stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Mother's Day Edition

Main Library
Sat, May 13, 2:00 pm
Wondering what to get Mom for Mother’s Day? Look no further! Create some wonderful crafts for your mom just in time for Mother’s Day! All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, May 15, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, May 15, 10:30 am
Baby and parent, or caregiver, are invited to share stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Dot Art

Gardens Branch
Mon, May 15, 11:00 am
Calling all tots to make art with dots! Dress to get messy. Ages 2-3. (45 min.) Preregister.

Playdough Club!

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, May 15, 3:00 pm
Build anything your imagination can dream. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

The “Under Construction” LEGO® Crew

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, May 15, 3:30 pm
Use our LEGO® bricks to build original creations! Work by yourself or as a team to bring our building challenges to life. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

West Boynton Branch
Mon, May 15, 3:30 pm
Imagine, play and build with LEGO® club. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, May 15, 4:00 pm
Students who are not reading at grade level struggle in high school. Join our weekly Read In series with games and treats to make reading more delicious. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Main Library
Mon, May 15, 5:00 pm
Meet other Pokémon fans to play games, make crafts, and talk about your favorite Pokémon. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, May 15, 5:30 pm
Crazy 8s is an eight-week after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Limit 10. (60 min.)

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, May 16, 10:00 am
Hats! Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 16, 11:00 am
Join us for a special spring story time of veggies, flowers and bugs. Gather around as we look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books and a special activity. Dress to get messy. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Key Chain Design!

Wellington Branch
Tue, May 16, 2:30 pm
Create and design your own key chain to put on your bag or add to your keys! Ages 6-12. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 16, 3:00 pm
Grades K-2. Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 16, 3:30 pm
Learn about the free online tutoring available through the library for grades K-12, or get help logging into i-Ready®. Call or drop by the children’s desk to make an appointment for a half-hour, one-on-one session. All ages. (30 min.)

Art Therapy for Kids!

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, May 16, 3:30 pm
Learn creative ways to express yourself through art. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 16, 4:00 pm
Grades 3-5. Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Drop-In Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 16, 4:00 pm
Fruit & Vegetables. Drop in and color your cares away! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Club Pokémon

Acreage Branch
Tue, May 16, 6:30 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to show off, battle, trade and make new friends or try your hand at a Pokécraft. Ages 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 17, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplay, music and movement to foster print motivation Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

Haitian Heritage Month: Interactive Storytelling

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 17, 10:30 am
The Louines Louinis Haitian Dance Theater, Inc. presents "Dance-A-Story," a performance of traditional Haitian tales with audience participation, drums, dance and rhymes. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 17, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

My Mother Is Mine: A Celebration of Moms

Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 17, 11:00 am
Celebrate mothers with stories, activities, a craft and a film. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, May 17, 11:15 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

I Love Art!

Wellington Branch
Wed, May 17, 3:00 pm
Create something new each month! Dress to get messy! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Scratch Art

Gardens Branch
Wed, May 17, 3:15 pm
Your illustrations and designs will pop out as you scratch your paper to reveal the bright colors hiding underneath. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bats!

Main Library
Wed, May 17, 3:45 pm
Did you know that in one hour, a bat can eat up to 1,000 mosquitoes? Learn many other fun bat facts and make a batty craft. Grades K-3. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 17, 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s is an eight-week after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Play Me a Story/Play Me a Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, May 17, 5:30 pm
Celebrate the end of the school year and the eagerly awaited joys of summer at this festive family story time! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pajama Story Time: Pedal On!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 17, 6:30 pm
Let's ride together into a fun family story time celebrating National Bike Month. Cuddle up in your pajamas and join us for stories, songs and more. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, May 18, 10:00 am
Hats! Themed stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Water Safety: It's Cool to Be Safe

Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 18, 10:30 am
Diane Hennessey, outreach coordinator for Drowning Prevention of PBC, highlights this kid-friendly activity with an emphasis on being prepared. Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Time

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, May 18, 10:30 am
Join us for songs and movement, books, playtime and bubbles! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, May 18, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks

Wellington Branch
Thu, May 18, 2:30 pm
Play, imagine and create with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. Limit 24. (50 min.)

Kids Chess Class for Beginners

Gardens Branch
Thu, May 18, 3:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12. Limit 8. (30 min.) Preregister.

Kids Chess Club

Gardens Branch
Thu, May 18, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Time

West Boca Branch
Thu, May 18, 3:30 pm
Show off your building skills. Use our blocks and share your creations with the group. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Cookie Book Club

Acreage Branch
Thu, May 18, 4:00 pm
What happens if you invent a new name for something that already exists? Step 1: Grab a copy of the book, "Frindle," by Andrew Clements. Step 2: Read it. Step 3: Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dual Language Story Time Class

Clase/hora de cuentos en dos idiomas
Main Library
Thu, May 18, 4:30 pm
Jueves, 18 de mayo, 4:30 pm
We will present books, songs and rhymes in English and Spanish. The third Thursday of every month. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister.
Presentaremos libros, rimas y canciones en inglés y en español. El tercer jueves de cada mes. Edades 4-8. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

A Night at the Movies

Jupiter Branch
Thu, May 18, 5:30 pm
"A Dog's Purpose." ©Universal Pictures. (120 min.) Watch a movie on our big screen and enjoy popcorn, candy and drinks from our "concession stand" in our relaxed, family-friendly environment. All ages. PG Preregister.

Cookies! I Love Cookies!

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, May 19, 10:30 am
Cookie lovers are invited to great stories, music and a related craft. Real cookies will not be served. Ages 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Fri, May 19, 11:00 am
Make new friends as you stay and play with a variety of toys and board books, all provided. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister.

1, 2, 3, Play With Me

Main Library
Fri, May 19, 11:15 am
This informal playgroup encourages children to develop together through play. Ages 18-24 mos. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Fri, May 19, 3:00 pm
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Make & Discover Fridays

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, May 19, 3:30 pm
A fun hands-on experiment and activity that brings the exciting world of science to life. Explore liquid density and have fun making a "rainbow in a jar" using everyday items. Materials provided. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, May 19, 3:30 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Special coloring pages and materials provided. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, May 19, 4:00 pm
Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Warning: we may get messy. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Fun Hour: A Day at the Spa

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, May 19, 4:00 pm
Bring your favorite adult and work together on different creative projects. This month will be a day at the spa with nail art and make a homemade facial mask and snack on some chocolate and flavored water. Dress to get messy! Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Hour

Heure du Conte
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, May 20, 10:30 am
Samedi, 20 Mai, 10:30 am
Fun stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in French and English for all ages. (45 min.) Preregister.
Histoires, berceuses, chansons et bricolage en français et en anglais pour tous les âges. (45 min.) Enregistrer à l’avance.
Preregister.

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Sat, May 20, 10:30 am
Listen to a story or two, dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, May 20, 11:00 am
Hats! Fun, interactive stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Things That Go

Wellington Branch
Sat, May 20, 11:00 am
Cars, trains, planes, oh my! Zoom on over for some fun stories, songs and a craft. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Home School Art Show

Gardens Branch
Sat, May 20, 1:00 pm
Home-schoolers may submit one piece of artwork in any medium including painting, drawing or sculpture. Children's staff will judge pieces by age categories. Afterward, families are encouraged to stay for a short presentation. Drop off your art at the children's services desk from Fri, May 12 - Thu, May 18. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tales & Riddles From Haiti

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, May 20, 1:30 pm
Telling stories around the fire is an important part of Haitian culture. Join us for a series of oral Haitian wisdom, proverbs, jokes, riddles and stories. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, May 20, 2:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." ©Warner Bros. (152 min.) PG Preregister.

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

Tequesta Branch
Sat, May 20, 2:00 pm
Create and build with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Haitian Craft!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 20, 3:30 pm
Create a colorful Haitian Drapo sequin flag. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Dance Party

Jupiter Branch
Sun, May 21, 1:15 pm
Kids, grab your grown-ups and dance with us! Learn lots of new songs as we all dance together with bean bags, bells and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
Sun, May 21, 2:00 pm
Practice getting over those speech day jitters and gain insights into constructing a winning argument. Presented by Aihber Khan, an award-winning debate contestant and published author. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Nail Art Club!

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, May 21, 2:00 pm
Learn how to do the coolest things in nail art: water color nails! Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Mon, May 22 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, May 22, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Juniors

West Boynton Branch
Mon, May 22, 11:15 am
Play and build with LEGO® DUPLO®, bigger bricks for smaller hands. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister.

Coloring: Pokémon

Wellington Branch
Mon, May 22, 2:30 pm
Bring your favorite Pokémon to life with our themed pages. Gotta color 'em all! Ages 5-10. Limit 24. (50 min.)

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, May 22, 4:00 pm
Students who are not reading at grade level struggle in high school. Join our weekly Read In series with games and treats to make reading more delicious. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

"Totally Cool Journals, Notebooks & Diaries"

Glades Road Branch
Mon, May 22, 4:00 pm
Use different materials to create your own diaries with ideas from Janet Pensiero's book. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Travels: France

Main Library
Mon, May 22, 5:00 pm
Learn different songs, stories and crafts from around the world. Ages 2-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, May 22, 5:30 pm
Crazy 8s is an eight-week after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Limit 10. (60 min.)

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Mon, May 22, 5:30 pm
Bring your cards to battle or trade with other trainers, or bring your smart device to battle for control of the Jupiter Branch Library in "Pokémon Go!" All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Tue, May 23 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, May 23, 10:00 am
Is it Summer Yet? Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Twosday Fun

West Boca Branch
Tue, May 23, 10:30 am
A program just for two-year-olds and their parent, or caregiver, to enjoy a fun time together. Make a fun painting and spend time with others playing on the floor with blocks and toys. Age 2. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Paper Airplane Contest: Going ... Going ... Gone!

Wellington Branch
Tue, May 23, 2:30 pm
Create your own paper airplane and compete against your peers to see how far your airplane can go! Winner gets a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 23, 3:00 pm
Grades K-2. Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 23, 3:30 pm
Learn about the free online tutoring available through the library for grades K-12, or get help logging into i-Ready®. Call or drop by the children’s desk to make an appointment for a half-hour, one-on-one session. All ages. (30 min.)

Club LEGO® Bricks & More

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, May 23, 3:30 pm
Imagine, build and play with our collection of building bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, May 23, 4:00 pm
Grades 3-5. Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 23, 4:00 pm
Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Makey Makey

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 23, 4:30 pm
Use our Makey Makey kits to creatively interact with computers. Another great STEM activity! Ages 8 & up. Limit 8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Button Tree Art

Main Library
Tue, May 23, 5:00 pm
Decorate your own wall art by making a tree of paint and buttons! Ages 4-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Wed, May 24 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

Toddler Art

Jupiter Branch
Wed, May 24, 9:15 am
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. (30 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 24, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplay, music and movement to foster print motivation Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 24, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, May 24, 11:15 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: National Scavenger Hunt Day

West Boca Branch
Wed, May 24, 3:30 pm
Ever wonder what it takes to be a master bear hunter? Follow the clues during this program to discover the bear cave and find the bear. Ages 5-9. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 24, 4:00 pm
Make and take lots of creative crafts. Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Thu, May 25 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, May 25, 10:00 am
Is it Summer Yet? Themed stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Mickey Mouse & Masterpieces

West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 25, 10:15 am
Enjoy a relaxing hour of listening to Disney Tunes and coloring your favorite characters. Great for improving visual and verbal skills for tots. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Time

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, May 25, 10:30 am
Join us for songs and movement, books, playtime and bubbles! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Fun

West Boca Branch
Thu, May 25, 10:30 am
Preschoolers along with their parent, or caregiver, are invited for a relaxing time at our activity stations. Stations include kinetic sand play, building blocks, floor puzzles, coloring and crayon rubbings. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, May 25, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 25, 3:30 pm
Crazy Challenge: Build With Your Eyes Closed! Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Hour of Code

Main Library
Thu, May 25, 3:30 pm
Learn coding through hands-on activities in our computer center. Ages 8-11. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

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

Jupiter Branch
Thu, May 25, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas for activities YOU want to see happen at the library. We'll play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Bring a friend or make new ones! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Fri, May 26 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Fri, May 26, 10:15 am
Start with stories and songs. Take a break and come back and play. Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, May 26, 4:00 pm
Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Warning: we may get messy. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

RPB Kids Coloring Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, May 26, 4:00 pm
Color your favorite characters, designs and more. Worksheets and coloring sheets provided. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book! Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Sat, May 27 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, May 27, 10:30 am
Sábado, 27 de mayo, 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.

Saturday Morning Crafts

West Boca Branch
Sat, May 27, 10:30 am
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.)

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, May 27, 11:00 am
Is it Summer Yet? Fun, interactive stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, May 27, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Sun, May 28 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Mon, May 29 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Tue, May 30 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

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

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Wed, May 31 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

Fine Motor Fun

Jupiter Branch
Wed, May 31, 9:30 am
Would you like to help ensure your little one is on track developmentally? Learn why fine motor skills are important and help develop these skills through art and play! Ages 1.5-3. (30 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 31, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplay, music and movement to foster print motivation Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 31, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

Scratch® Video Game & Animation Studio

Gardens Branch
Wed, May 31, 3:15 pm
Make your own video games, animation or interactive stories with Scratch® (www.scratch.mit.edu), designed specifically for kids to learn basic computer programming concepts. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

End of the School Year Craft Bonanza Blowout!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, May 31, 3:30 pm
Drop in and make as many crafts as you want with the supplies from our Craft Closet. Take supplies home with you to enjoy and be crafty! Materials provided. (60 min.)

Fairly Awesome Tales

Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 31, 4:00 pm
Take part in this oral tradition as we read classic fairy tales that have inspired some of your favorite movies. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister.
Teen Classes & Events

Teen Writing Group

Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 5:00 pm
Meet friends and fellow aspiring authors to improve your writing using different fast-paced exercises and activities to stretch your creative muscles. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tween Trivia Night

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 6:00 pm
How well do you know pop culture? Test your trivia knowledge, receive prizes, pizza and soda. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 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.

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 6:30 pm
How well do you know pop culture, movies and more? Test your knowledge and your teamwork skills as you battle to be the best! Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Money Smart

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 4:00 pm
A series of games that promotes financial literacy and teaches about basic budgeting, how to save, spend and earn money. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Teen Takeover: Blackout Poetry

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 5:30 pm
Celebrate National Poetry month making blackout poetry art. Take a book page, and create your poem by blacking out some of the words. Add ribbons, sequins and illustrations to create a piece of art. Preregister.

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

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas for activities YOU want to see happen at the library. We'll play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Bring a friend or make new ones! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Takeover

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

Teen Nail Art

Gardens Branch
Fri, Apr 28, 4:00 pm
Paint your fingernails with some new nail art trends. Nail polish provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

International Tabletop Day

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 9:30 am
Try some Wil Wheaton approved games, ranging from trivia to strategy, featured on the hit web series, "Tabletop." Pizza will be served at lunchtime. The final round of games will begin at 3:00 pm and all games will end at 4:30 pm. (7 hr.) Ages 13 & up. Preregister.

Movie

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 2:00 pm
"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." ©Warner Bros. (133 min.) Refreshments served. Ages 13-17. PG-13 Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Mon, May 01 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Want to Be a Summer Volunteer?

Gardens Branch
Mon, May 01, 10:00 am
Applications accepted on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Mon, May 01 for teens interested in volunteering for the summer. Applications are available at the children's services desk or on our website. Ages 12-17.

Want to Be a Summer Volunteer?

West Boynton Branch
Mon, May 01, 10:00 am
Applications accepted on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Mon, May 01 for teens interested in volunteering for the summer. Applications are available at the member services desk or on our website. Deadline: Sat, May 20. Volunteers are required to attend orientation on Thu, May 25, 6:00 pm. Ages 12-17. Limit 25.

Want to Be a Summer Volunteer?

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, May 01, 12:00 pm
Applications accepted on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Mon, May 01 for teens interested in volunteering for the summer. Applications are available at the member services desk or on our website. Deadline: Fri, May 19. Volunteers are required to attend orientation on Wed, May 31, 5:30 pm. Ages 12-17.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Tue, May 02 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Learning Express: Your Gateway to Passing Exams!

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 02, 4:00 pm
Improve your scores with practice exams, test preparation materials, and study guides. Practice using this database in our computer lab. Grades 8 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Tue, May 02, 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.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Wed, May 03 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Let's Play: Gaming

Acreage Branch
Wed, May 03, 6:30 pm
It's time for friends and PS4 multiplayer games, Wii games, card games, board games and snacks. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Thu, May 04 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Fri, May 05 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Sat, May 06 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Teen Hangout

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, May 06, 11:00 am
Play video games, board games, card games, Scrabble, or just hang out with your friends! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Life-Size Games

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, May 06, 11:00 am
Play life-size versions of tic-tac-toe, Jenga and Connect Four. Bring your friends or family. (60 min.)

Teen Anime Club!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 06, 2:00 pm
Are you a fan of anime and manga? Share your interests with others your age. Refreshments provided. Ages 13-17. (90 min.)

Teen Wii U Gaming & Crafts

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 06, 2:00 pm
Meet your friends for Wii gaming, classic board games and crafts. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Anime Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 06, 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.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Sun, May 07 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Mon, May 08 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Terrific Teen Totes

West Boca Branch
Mon, May 08, 6:45 pm
Use permanent markers, pompoms and other embellishments to decorate your own canvas tote to carry your favorite book or to give as a Mother’s Day gift. Grades 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Tue, May 09 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Stitching Starters Beginning Crochet

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 09, 4:30 pm
Learn the basics of crocheting or if you know how to crochet already, bring your projects to work on them. Bring a size H, I, J or K hook and skein of worsted weight yarn. Materials not provided. Must be able to work independently. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Hugs & Kisses DIY Gift

Main Library
Tue, May 09, 5:00 pm
Mother's Day is just around the corner, so you're invited to make gifts for your mother or someone special. Materials provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Anime Otaku Club

Acreage Branch
Tue, May 09, 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.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Wed, May 10 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Teen Top-Notch Résumés

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 10, 4:00 pm
Let’s get you hired! Learn how to write a résumé for a variety of summer jobs, internships and more. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Card Sharks

Wellington Branch
Wed, May 10, 6:00 pm
Play Yu-Gi-Oh!, Magic: The Gathering, Pokémon, or just a regular card game. Play against others, trade, or just make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Teen Trivia Night

Acreage Branch
Wed, May 10, 6:30 pm
Show off everything you know about movies, shows and more. Test your knowledge and your teamwork as you battle to be the best. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Thu, May 11 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Mom & Me: Altered Books

Jupiter Branch
Thu, May 11, 5:30 pm
Moms, do you want a unique bonding experience with your children or teens? Learn to create a literary masterpiece without writing a word by folding pages to turn books into art just in time for Mother's Day! Adult participation is required. Ages 9 & up. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Fri, May 12 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Sat, May 13 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, May 13, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Sun, May 14 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Mon, May 15 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Tue, May 16 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Haitian Heritage Month: Teen Book Discussion

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 16, 10:30 am
“Untwine,” by Edwidge Danticat. Guest speaker: Lana St. Hilaire from the School District of PBC Multicultural Department. Copies are available at the children's desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Haitian Heritage Month: Teen Book Discussion

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 16, 4:00 pm
“Untwine,” by Edwidge Danticat. Guest speaker: Lana St. Hilaire from the School District of PBC Multicultural Department. Copies are available at the children's desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

AniMAINia Club

Main Library
Tue, May 16, 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. We will be voting on different animes to watch and eating snacks. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

Foreign Snack Tasting

Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 16, 6:00 pm
Grab your friends and try Russian, Israeli and English snacks! Yum! Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Wed, May 17 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Anime Nation

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

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Thu, May 18 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Fri, May 19 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Sat, May 20 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, May 20, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Volunteer Prep Party: Get Your Game On!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, May 20, 2:00 pm
Volunteers are invited to help prep for the upcoming summer children's events! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Sun, May 21 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
Sun, May 21, 2:00 pm
Practice getting over those speech day jitters and learn to construct a winning argument. Presented by Aihber Khan, an award-winning debate contestant and published author. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Mon, May 22 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Tue, May 23 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Emoji Pillow

Tequesta Branch
Tue, May 23, 6:00 pm
What do all those pictures mean? Smiley faces, thumbs-up and more. Create your own felt emoji pillow. Snacks provided. Ages 13-17. (90 min.) Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Wed, May 24 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

College & Financial Planning

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 24, 4:00 pm
Roberto Carballoso from PBSC navigates the admissions process, appyling for financial aid, scholarships, and making the best out of dual enrollment. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

National Photo Month

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, May 24, 5:30 pm
Take your images from Snapchat and Instagram and put them on display in a picture frame decorated by you. Stop by our photo station to take pictures with silly props all month long.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Thu, May 25 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

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

Jupiter Branch
Thu, May 25, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas for activities YOU want to see happen at the library. We'll play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Bring a friend or make new ones! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Summer Volunteer Orientation

West Boynton Branch
Thu, May 25, 6:00 pm
Teens who have submitted a completed summer volunteer application by Sat, May 20 are required to attend a mandatory orientation. The orientation is an informational meeting and includes a tour of the library. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to attend. Ages 12-17. (75 min.) Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy

Main Library
Fri, May 26 (All day)
Wanted: Teen Volunteers for our Reading Buddies program! Help struggling readers in Grades K-5 once a week and practice reading together. It looks great on a college application and it's a fun way to earn community service hours. Applications are available at the children’s services desk through Fri, May 26. Grades 6-12.

Teen Nail Art

Gardens Branch
Fri, May 26, 4:00 pm
Paint your fingernails with some new nail art trends. Nail polish provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Sat, May 27, 10:30 am
Calling all Pokémon enthusiasts! Bring your deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Bookmark Mania

Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 27, 11:00 am
Do you love to read? Make an essential part of any booklover’s life—a bookmark! Draw inspiration from a favorite fandom or make an original design. Snacks provided. Ages 10-16. (45 min.) Preregister.

Paint Class

West Boca Branch
Sat, May 27, 2:30 pm
We’ll show you how with our step-by-step painting class. We’ve got the canvas and the paints! The only thing that’s missing is you. Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Hang Out!

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, May 28, 2:00 pm
Play video games, board games, color or just hang out with your friends. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 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. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pizza & Pages

Jupiter Branch
Tue, May 30, 6:00 pm
Enjoy pizza with a side of discussion! This month we will be reading "Everything, Everything," by Nicola Yoon. Pick up a copy of the book at the children’s desk. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Summer Volunteer Orientation

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, May 31, 5:30 pm
Submit a completed summer volunteer application by Fri, May 19 and attend this mandatory orientation. Ages 12-17. Preregister.

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, May 31, 6:00 pm
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (2 hr.)