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Adult Classes & Events

Banned Books Week: Book Discussion

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

CreationStation Demonstration

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

Homestead Asset Protection Legal Talk

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

Book Life Presents: Mini Paper Bag Scrapbook Class

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

Medicare Financial Assistance

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

Equal Opportunities

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

Batter Up! The First 100 Years of Baseball

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

Hispanic Heritage Month Documentary Series

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

Genealogy Help: One-on-One Sign-up

West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 10:00 am
Want to learn about your family tree? Call or stop by the research services desk anytime this month to schedule your own 30-minute session with a librarian who will guide you through online genealogy research. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.)

Tech Talk: One-on-One Sign-up

West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 10:00 am
Need help with your computer, eReader or other device? Call or stop by the information desk any time this month to schedule your own 30-minute session with a techie/librarian. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.)

Latin American Classical Music on Viola With David Pedraza

Música Clásica de Latinoamérica en Viola
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 11:00 am
Sábado, 01 de octubre, 11:00 am
Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. (60 min.) Preregister.
El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.) Preregister.

October Movie Horror Fest

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 2:00 pm
"The Forest." ©‎Focus Features. (95 min.) PG-13

Banned Books Week Book Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 2:00 pm
Celebrate the freedom to read during Banned Books Week, Sep 25 - Oct 01! Join in a discussion of Mark Haddon's best-seller, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time." Learn why this book was among the top 10 challenged books of 2015. (60 min.)

Banned Books Artists Trading Cards: Part 2

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 2:00 pm
Meet up to share and trade the cards that you made to celebrate Banned Books Week. Show off your work! (60 min.) Preregister.

Remembering Our Cuba

Recordando a Nuestra Cuba
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 01 de octubre, 2:30 pm
Celebrate the music, history, and culture of Cuba in this program presented by the Asociación de Arte y Cultura Cubana. (60 min.) Preregister.
Celebremos la música, la historia y cultura de Cuba en este programa presentado por la Asociación de Arte y Cultura Cubana. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Latin American Classical Music on Viola With David Pedraza

Música Clásica de Latinoamérica en Viola
Tequesta Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 01 de octubre, 2:30 pm
Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. (60 min.) Preregister.
El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Dominican Republic's Traditions

Tradiciones de la República Dominicana
Main Library
Sun, Oct 02, 2:30 pm
Domingo, 02 de octubre, 2:30 pm
Enjoy the colorful costumes and the dance of El Diablo Cojuelo presented by Club Socio-Cultural Dominicano. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfrute de trajes coloridos, el baile del Diablo Cojuelo y conozca del precioso folclor de la Republica Dominicana, presentado por el Club Socio-Cultural Dominicano. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 10:00 am
CANCELLED! Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 12:30 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Coloring Club for Adults!

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 2:30 pm
Coloring is not just for children! This fun activity fosters creativity and has stress-relieving benefits. Join us for an hour of relaxing and coloring beautiful pictures and mandalas. Bring friends and meet new people! (60 min.) Preregister.

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

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 4:00 pm
Get together with storytellers Glad McLeod and/or Vera Fried and let's have fun sharing our stories. (60 min.)

Election Time 2016: Know the Issues

Main Library
Mon, Oct 03, 6:30 pm
What do Palm Beach County’s proposed one-cent sales surtax, homestead tax exemptions, solar power and medical marijuana have in common? Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, will provide a clear explanation of these state constitutional amendments and local ballot questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Medicare Financial Assistance Enrollment

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 10:00 am
This event provided in conjunction with the Financial Assistance presentation on Fri, Sep 30. An opportunity for Medicare recipients to receive personal, one-on-one application assistance for Medicare programs that assist with Medicare premiums, co-insurances, and deductibles. Sign-ups for this appointment-based event will occur at the SHINE Financial Assistance Presentation on Fri, Sep 30. (4 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 1:30 pm
Facilitator Marjorie Most makes writing a fun experience by showing you how to write about "bits and pieces" of your life. When put together, these pieces become your memoir. The group meets independently in the library on Tue, Oct 18. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 2:00 pm
Personal attention in a hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment. (90 min.)

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Music Therapy

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 2:00 pm
Trust Bridge, from Hospice of Palm Beach County, will present a program on the effectiveness of music therapy in the promotion of relaxation, the reduction of anxiety and the management of pain. (90 min.) Preregister.

Italian-American Heritage Month Documentary Series

Main Library
Tue, Oct 04, 2:00 pm
"My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes." ©PBS. (90 min.) An official selection of the Hamptons International Film Festival and Rome International Film Festival, this documentary film chronicles the incredible true story of Gino Bartali. Bartali is a charismatic Italian sports idol and Tour de France cycling champion, who at the height of his career, risked his life to save Italian Jews and other refugees fleeing the Nazis in World War II. All ages. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian

Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 2:00 pm
Personal attention in a 30-minute hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment. (2 hr.)

Coloring Crafternoon

West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 2:00 pm
You are never too old to color. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon unleashing your creative side coloring in beautiful designs and pictures. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Tropical Rhythms: Salsa

Ritmos Tropicales: Salsa
Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 6:00 pm
Martes, 04 de octubre, 6:00 pm
Enjoy tropical rhythms while learning basic salsa steps with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. (60 min.) Preregister.
Javier LaTorre le enseñará pasos básicos de Salsa mientras disfrutas de este ritmo tropical. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Oct 04, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Italian-American Heritage Month Documentary Series

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 10:00 am
"Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona." ©PBS. (60 min.) This documentary tells the story of two violin masters, Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù and why the stringed instruments they sculpted 300 years ago are worth millions of dollars to musicians and collectors today. Preregister. Shown with permission. TV-G

"The Italian Americans"

West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 10:15 am
Episode 1: La Famiglia Roots (1880-1910). Episode 2: Becoming American (1914-1930). "The Italian Americans." ©PBS. (120 min.) October is Italian American Heritage Month. This PBS documentary celebrates the unique qualities of the Italian American experience and reveals how America was challenged and shaped by this immigrant group. Shown with permission. TV-PG-V

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 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.)

Backgammon

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 10:30 am
Join us every month to play the game of backgammon. Play with other members of the club or learn the basic moves of a game that is fun, fast-moving, and older than chess! (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

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

Book-a-Librarian

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 2:00 pm
Do you need assistance with your eReader or downloading an eBook? Need assistance with your tablet or smartphone? We can help! Call and schedule a hands-on session with one of our librarians. (30 min.)

Crafternoon: DIY Picture Frames

West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 2:00 pm
Using a variety of materials decorate your own picture frame and create a memorable keepsake. All materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Color Me Calm

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 2:30 pm
Research suggests that the meditative process in coloring calms the mind, reduces stress and anxiety, and brings a sense of joy. We will provide a quiet space, coloring pages with patterns, and colored pencils. (90 min.) Preregister.

Learning Express: Online Interactive Exams, Résumé Tips, Computer Tutorials, Study-Guides & More!

Main Library
Wed, Oct 05, 2:30 pm
Use Learning Express, an interactive online resource with a selection of topical Learning Centers ranging from elementary school to college level, as well as workplace skills. Test preparation materials and practice exams will help you to improve your scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams, including the PSAT, SAT/ACT, GED, TASC and more. Ages 14 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Study Hall

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 3:00 pm
Gather with friends to study for exams and work on research projects. Meet your tutor to work together on lessons. Take advantage of free Wi-Fi! (2 hr.)

Election Time 2016: Know the Issues

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 3:30 pm
What do Palm Beach County’s proposed one-cent sales surtax, homestead tax exemptions, solar power and medical marijuana have in common? Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, will provide a clear explanation of these state constitutional amendments and local ballot questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tropical Rhythms: Merengue

Ritmos Tropicales: Merengue
Main Library
Wed, Oct 05, 6:00 pm
Miércoles, 05 de octubre, 6:00 pm
Enjoy tropical rhythms while learning basic merengue steps with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. (60 min.) Preregister.
Javier LaTorre le enseñará pasos básicos de Merengue mientras disfrutas de este ritmo tropical. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 6:00 pm
Open play. Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a new and exciting one presented and explained each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Coloring Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 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.

English Exchange

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

“To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine”

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 6:30 pm
©The Life of Thomas Paine Productions. (73 min.) Enjoy a preview screening of this acclaimed, one-man historical drama focusing on the life and times of Thomas Paine; one of the most misunderstood and influential figures in American history. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Learn About Axis 360, hoopla & OverDrive

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 10:00 am
Make an appointment to learn about the library system's different download services. Library staff will show you how you can download music, movies, eBooks, eAudiobooks and TV shows from any Wi-Fi hot spot. Bring your mobile device and passwords. (30 min.) Preregister.

Discover Axis 360

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 10:30 am
Learn how to access and download eBooks and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister.

What Is Alzheimer's Disease? What Is "Dementia"?

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 11:00 am
Karen Gilbert, from Alzheimer's Community Care, will discuss dementia and how it relates to Alzheimer's disease, how and why Alzheimer's disease develops, brain-healthy strategies and resources available to help patients and their caregivers. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Foodie Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 1:00 pm
"The Hundred Foot Journey." ©‎Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.) Enjoy this delicious array of films sure to leave you hungry for more. PG

The Art of Meditative Doodling

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 2:00 pm
Join us for an hour of doodling! We will be doodling in the Zentangle® style; meditating and relaxing while creating works of art. All materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Asistencia Individualizada
Main Library
Thu, Oct 06, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 06 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.) Preregister.
¿Necesita ayuda usando las computadoras para buscar información en el internet? ¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de nuestros recursos electrónicos o bases de datos? Ofrecemos ayuda individualizada adaptada a su necesidad. Haga una cita con un bibliotecaria que le asistirá en español. Se requiere registrarse.
(30 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 2:00 pm
"Army of Darkness." ©Universal Pictures. (81 min.) R

Create a Memory Page

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 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. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Podcasts

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 2:00 pm
Learn how to find, subscribe, download and listen to news , sports, talk shows and other sources of entertainment and education at your convenience. Bring your mobile devices to download episodes for free via the library's Wi-Fi. (60 min.) Preregister.

Election Time 2016: Know the Issues

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 2:30 pm
What do Palm Beach County’s proposed one-cent sales surtax, homestead tax exemptions, solar power and medical marijuana have in common? Todd Bonlarron, Assistant County Administrator, will provide a clear explanation of these state constitutional amendments and local ballot questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® Understanding Investments

Main Library
Thu, Oct 06, 6:00 pm
Lecture 13: Choosing Bonds. Lecture 14: Bond School. What are your most important financial goals? Sending your kids to college? Buying a new home? Retiring early? It's your financial resources that are the determining factor in how you're able to answer these and a host of other questions. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Writer's Critique Workshop

Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 6:30 pm
Share, offer, and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister.

“To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine”

West Boca Branch
Fri, Oct 07, 2:00 pm
©The Life of Thomas Paine Productions. (73 min.) Enjoy a preview screening of this acclaimed, one-man historical drama focusing on the life and times of Thomas Paine; one of the most misunderstood and influential figures in American history. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Hispanic Heritage Month Documentary Series

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Oct 07, 2:00 pm
Episode 5: Prejudice and Pride (1965-1980). Episode 6: Peril and Promise (1980-2000). "Latino Americans." ©PBS. (110 min.) This PBS documentary series chronicles the rich and diverse history and experiences of Latinos who have helped shape North America over the last 500+ years. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Enhance Your Life With Gentle Yoga

Main Library
Sat, Oct 08, 10:00 am
Certified yoga instructor, Hegina Rodrigues, will lead two rejuvenating sessions of gentle yoga. All are welcome to sign up for one or both sessions. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat. Ages 16 & up. (75 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Apothecary Labels & Bottles/Jars

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 10:30 am
Halloween is almost here and to decorate your home for friends and foes, a set of spooky apothecary bottles and jars is a must. Be ready to mix your witchy wizard recipes with all of your ingredients labeled so elegantly. Join the fun as we craft and create our decorations for this great celebration. All materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Hooked on Crochet

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 10:30 am
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. All levels welcome. (90 min.) Preregister.

“To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine”

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
©The Life of Thomas Paine Productions. (73 min.) Enjoy a preview screening of this acclaimed, one-man historical drama focusing on the life and times of Thomas Paine; one of the most misunderstood and influential figures in American history. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

A Tour Through Colombia

Por los Caminos de Colombia
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 08 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Take a tour through Colombia as we celebrate with music, dances and poetry presented by El Alma Hispana. (60 min.)
Viajemos por Colombia y celebremos su cultura con presentaciones de baile, música y poesía, presentado por El Alma Hispana.
(60 min.)

The Great Courses® How to Stay Fit as You Age

Main Library
Sat, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
Lecture 13: Relaxation Strategies. Lecture 14: Foundational Fitness. Lecture 15: Core Strength and Balance. As we get older, we discover changes in how our bodies move and behave, but you can choose to make decisions that can transform your experience of aging into a positive and healthy one. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Mariachi de Mi Tierra

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 08 de octubre, 2:30 pm
Enjoy traditional Mexican songs by this talented and delightful group! (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfrute de canciones tradicionales mexicanas interpretadas por Mariachi de Mi Tierra. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
Sun, Oct 09, 2:00 pm
"The Widow of Saint Pierre." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (113 min.) In French with English subtitles. R Preregister.

Arturo Romay: Enchanting Melodies

Arturo Romay: Melodías Encantadoras
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Oct 09, 2:00 pm
Domingo, 09 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Master guitarist Arturo Romay will delight us with music from Spain, the Caribbean and his native Venezuela. (60 min.) Preregister.
El maestro guitarrista Arturo Romay nos cautivará con música de España, el Caribe, y su natal Venezuela. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Spain and Beyond: A Musical Journey

Un Viaje Musical por España y Latinoamérica
West Boca Branch
Sun, Oct 09, 2:00 pm
Domingo, 09 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Vocalist Alexandra Marie will perform beloved melodies, including: Paso-doble from Spain, Tango from Argentina, Joropo from Venezuela, Cumbia from Colombia and more. (60 min.) Preregister.
Alexandra Marie interpretará canciones de España y Latinoamérica. El repertorio incluye, El Pasodoble de España, Joropo de Venezuela, Tango de Argentina, y más. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Festival of Lights Celebration (Diwali)

Main Library
Sun, Oct 09, 2:30 pm
Discover this beautiful tradition from South Asian nations with stories, dances and the lighting of the diyas. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Computer Assistance: One-on-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 10:00 am
Make an appointment with a library staff member for help with Windows, email, word processing or internet searching. (30 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book-a-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 2:00 pm
Personal attention in a hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment. (90 min.)

The Great Courses® How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips & Techniques

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 2:00 pm
Lecture 1: Designs in a Pot - Thrillers, Spillers, Fillers. Lecture 2: Create a New Space - Edibles and Ornamentals. Lecture 3: Unusual Pots, Vertical Spaces, Shade Design. Many of us don’t have the time, space or energy to design and cultivate a large outdoor garden. If you are craving homegrown fruits, vegetables or herbs, or simply wish to cultivate a colorful splash of flowers, then this instructional DVD series on container gardening is for you! (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Mindful Meditation

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 2:00 pm
Jim Bandler demonstrates the practice of meditation for the purpose of increasing awareness and learning how to live in the present moment. This is part of a six-course series that includes a lecture, a 20-minute period of meditation, and a discussion period. The instructor has 35 years of meditation experience and 15 years of teaching experience at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book to Film

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 2:00 pm
"The Great Gatsby." ©Paramount Pictures. (144 min.) Discuss F. Scott Fitzgerald's book on Tue, Sep 26 and return on Tue, Oct 11 for a film viewing and discussion. (2.5 hr.) PG Preregister.

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Main Library
Tue, Oct 11, 2:00 pm
Martes, 11 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Join other Scrabble enthusiasts for an entertaining afternoon of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board, or use one of ours! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas del juego "Scrabble" y 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.

Scherenschnitte

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 2:00 pm
Grab scissors and explore the Pennsylvania Dutch folk art of “scherenschnitte.” Brought to the American colonies by German immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania in the 18th century, this art tradition involves hand cutting silhouettes and symmetrical, lacy designs to create images and scenes ideal for Halloween or any time of year. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian

Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 2:00 pm
Personal attention in a 30-minute hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment. (2 hr.)

Cooking the Books

West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 2:00 pm
Read "Down South: Bourbon, Pork, Gulf Shrimp & Second Helpings of Everything," by Donald Link. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Writer’s Critique Workshop

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 5:30 pm
Offer and accept constructive criticism and comments to improve your fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in a supportive atmosphere led by library staff. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Hispanic Heritage Month Film: "Chico & Rita"

Mes de la Herencia Hispana: Película, "Chico y Rita"
Main Library
Tue, Oct 11, 6:00 pm
Martes, 11 de octubre, 6:00 pm
©GKids Studios. (94 min.) Nominated for an Academy Award for best Animated Feature, this film celebrates the music and culture of Cuba with an epic story of love, passion and heartbreak. In Spanish with English subtitles. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.
©GKids Studios. (94 min.) Esta película animada celebra la música y cultura Cubana con una historia de amor, pasión y sufrimiento. Ganadora del premio Goya y nominada para los premios Oscar por mejor película de animación. En español con subtítulos en inglés. Se requiere registrarse. Mostrada con permiso. Sin clasificación.
Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Tropical Rhythms: Salsa

Ritmos Tropicales: Salsa
Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 6:00 pm
Martes, 11 de octubre, 6:00 pm
Enjoy tropical rhythms while learning basic salsa steps with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. (60 min.) Preregister.
Javier LaTorre le enseñará pasos básicos de Salsa mientras disfrutas de este ritmo tropical. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Oct 11, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 7:00 pm
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (75 min.)

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

"The Italian Americans"

West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 10:15 am
Episode 3: Loyal Americans (1930-1945). Episode 4: The American Dream (1945 to present day). "The Italian Americans." ©PBS. (120 min.) October is Italian American Heritage Month. This PBS documentary celebrates the unique qualities of the Italian American experience and reveals how America was challenged and shaped by this immigrant group. Shown with permission. TV-PG-V

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 10:30 am
Discover hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from home or anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 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, Oct 12, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Adult Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 1:30 pm
Play a friendly game or two while honing your skills with other chess enthusiasts. (75 min.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Study Hall

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 3:00 pm
Gather with friends to study for exams and work on research projects. Meet your tutor to work together on lessons. Take advantage of free Wi-Fi! (2 hr.)

Tropical Rhythms: Merengue

Ritmos Tropicales: Merengue
Main Library
Wed, Oct 12, 6:00 pm
Miércoles, 12 de octubre, 6:00 pm
Enjoy tropical rhythms while learning basic merengue steps with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. (60 min.) Preregister.
Javier LaTorre le enseñará pasos básicos de Merengue mientras disfrutas de este ritmo tropical. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 6:00 pm
Word on the Street. Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a new and exciting one presented and explained each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

Entrepreneur Self-Assessment: Do You Have What It Takes? (SBDC)

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 6:00 pm
Explore pros and cons of owning a business, characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, and more! (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

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

Learn About Axis 360, hoopla & OverDrive

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 10:00 am
Make an appointment to learn about the library system's different download services. Library staff will show you how you can download music, movies, eBooks, eAudiobooks and TV shows from any Wi-Fi hot spot. Bring your mobile device and passwords. (30 min.) Preregister.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 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. It's free and accessible with your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Foodie Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 1:00 pm
"Ratatouille." ©‎Walt Disney Pictures. (111 min.) Enjoy this delicious array of films sure to leave you hungry for more. G

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 1:30 pm
Book discussion of "The Black Dahlia." Return on 10/20 to see the film adaptation followed by a brief discussion. October is National Book Discussion Month! Join in a lively discussion and film viewing of "The Black Dahlia," James Ellroy's fictionalized account of a Hollywood murder that captivated the nation in 1947. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon for Adults

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 2:00 pm
Celebrate autumn by making watercolor leaf prints. All materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Asistencia Individualizada
Main Library
Thu, Oct 13, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 13 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.) Preregister.
¿Necesita ayuda usando las computadoras para buscar información en el internet? ¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de nuestros recursos electrónicos o bases de datos? Ofrecemos ayuda individualizada adaptada a su necesidad. Haga una cita con un bibliotecaria que le asistirá en español. Se requiere registrarse.
(30 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Quilling: Fall Frills

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 2:00 pm
Dating from the Renaissance, quilling involves rolling, looping and curling strips of colored paper to make decorative designs. Join us as we learn basic techniques to create fancy scrolled fall designs to adorn gift bags or greeting cards. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Hispanic Heritage Month Book Discussion: "The Alchemist"

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 2:00 pm
Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspirational tale of self-discovery, Paulo Coelho’s modern classic has sold millions of copies around the world and transformed the lives of countless readers across generations. Staff-led discussion. (60 min.) Preregister.

Italian Heritage Month Cinema

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 2:30 pm
"And They Came to Chicago: The Italian American Legacy." ©Modio Media. (76 min.) Narrated by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna, the story traces a chapter of the Italian-American experience. Through archival photographs and footage, and interviews with historians and Chicago Italian-Americans, the documentary tells the story of Italian immigrants beginning in the 1850s through the post-World War II era. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Fibroids & Myomas: Symptoms, Risks & Management

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 6:00 pm
Dr. Harish Madhav of Bethesda Health will discuss fibroids and myomas, including their symptoms and causes, their risks and how to manage them safely. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® Understanding Investments

Main Library
Thu, Oct 13, 6:00 pm
Lecture 15: Picking Mutual Funds. Lecture 16: Investing in Foreign Assets. What are your most important financial goals? Sending your kids to college? Buying a new home? Retiring early? It's your financial resources that are the determining factor in how you're able to answer these and a host of other questions. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Scrabble for Adults

Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 6:30 pm
Join other Scrabble fans and enjoy a fun evening of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Florida Licensing on Wheels (FLOW)

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Oct 14, 1:00 pm
Representatives from the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Department will be available to provide motorist services including license renewal, vehicle registration, and ID cards on a first-come, first-served basis until 4:45 pm. No written or driving tests will be administered. (4 hr.)

“To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine”

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Oct 14, 2:00 pm
©The Life of Thomas Paine Productions. (73 min.) Enjoy a preview screening of this acclaimed, one-man historical drama focusing on the life and times of Thomas Paine; one of the most misunderstood and influential figures in American history. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Trivia Contest!

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 14, 2:00 pm
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) Preregister.

Prepare Yourself for Medicare's Annual Election Period

West Boca Branch
Fri, Oct 14, 2:00 pm
The annual open enrollment period begins soon for Medicare beneficiaries. Learn how you can switch plans and make other changes, presented by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs' program known as SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders). (90 min.)

Como Comprar su Primera Casa: Seminario Gratis Ofrecido por ClearPoint

(Homebuyer’s Workshop, in Spanish)
Main Library
Sat, Oct 15, 9:00 am
Sábado, 15 de octubre, 9:00 am
Aprenda el proceso para la compra de su primera casa. Se ofrecerá la siguiente información: depósito inicial/asistencia con el costo de cierre, pre-solicitud vs. pre-aprobación, costo de cierre, consejería financiera, y más. Recibirá un certificado al concluir el seminario. Se ofrecerá almuerzo gratis. ClearPoint es una agencia de consejería de vivienda autorizada por el Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD por sus siglas en inglés). (8 hr.) Se requiere registrarse.

Adult Book Discussion: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 12:00 pm
Dr. Esther Berry will lead a book discussion of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot. (90 min.)

Italian-American Heritage Month Documentary Series

Wellington Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 1:30 pm
"Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona." ©PBS. (60 min.) This documentary tells the story of two violin masters, Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù and why the stringed instruments they sculpted 300 years ago are worth millions of dollars to musicians and collectors today. Preregister. Shown with permission. TV-G

Kitchen Chat: One-Pot Meals

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 2:00 pm
"The Great Courses® The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking." Lecture 8: Braising and Stewing - Combination Cooking. Do you enjoy reading cookbooks and love talking about cooking and eating? Staff will lead a bimonthly cookbook discussion that will help you with your home cooking. Borrow any cookbook on the theme, test a meal or two, and share your tips, techniques and kitchen adventures. This month, we will focus on one-pot meals, and the chat will be preceded by an instructional video from The Great Courses® documentaries. Open to both beginner and experienced cooks. (30 min.) (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

October Movie Horror Fest

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 2:00 pm
"10 Cloverfield Lane." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (105 min.) PG-13

Arturo Romay: Enchanting Melodies

Arturo Romay: Melodías Encantadoras
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 15 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Master guitarist Arturo Romay will delight us with music from Spain, the Caribbean and his native Venezuela. (60 min.) Preregister.
El maestro guitarrista Arturo Romay nos cautivará con música de España, el Caribe, y su natal Venezuela. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 2:00 pm
"The Joy Luck Club." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (140 min.) Celebrating Diversity Awareness Month. R

Krav Maga: Self-Defense for the Real World

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 2:00 pm
Krav Maga is the official self-defense and fighting system of the Israeli Defense Forces and many U.S. law enforcement agencies. Jim Campbell, master instructor of Krav Maga, will lecture and provide demonstrations of this street-oriented self-defense program and its simple, no-nonsense approach to personal safety. (60 min.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Coloring Club for Adults!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 2:30 pm
Weekend Edition: Need a stress-reliever after the work week? Coloring is not just for children! This fun activity fosters creativity and has stress-relieving benefits. Join us for an hour of relaxing and coloring beautiful pictures and mandalas. Bring friends and meet new people! (60 min.) Preregister.

Tuna de Weston

Main Library
Sun, Oct 16, 2:30 pm
Domingo, 16 de octubre, 2:30 pm
Musical performance in the traditional style of the Tuna Española, a tradition that dates back hundreds of years to medieval times, in which a group of traveling musicians performs songs in historic costume. (60 min.) Preregister.
La Tuna de Weston interpreta canciones en el estilo tradicional de la Tuna, con una variedad de instrumentos y la participación de la audiencia. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Festival of Lights Celebration (Deepawali)

Wellington Branch
Sun, Oct 16, 2:30 pm
Celebrate Deepawali with colorful dresses, traditional and contemporary dances and glittering lights! (2 hr.) Preregister.

Read! Write! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 17, 9:30 am
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal roundtable discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2.5 hr.)

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 17, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Oct 17, 12:30 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

How to be Certified as an 8(a) Minority or Woman-Owned Business

Main Library
Mon, Oct 17, 1:00 pm
The Government Contracting Sector of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Palm Beach State College presents an overview of the government-sponsored certification programs for minority or woman-owned businesses, which are available through the Small Business Administration (SBA). (2 hr.)

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 17, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 17, 2:00 pm
"The Finest Hours." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (117 min.) PG-13

Crafternoon: Halloween Silhouettes

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Oct 17, 2:00 pm
Get in the Halloween spirit with this reverse stencil crafting session. All materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® Turning Points in Modern History

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Oct 17, 2:30 pm
This DVD lecture series will take you on a far-reaching journey around the globe to shed light on how two dozen of the top discoveries, inventions, political upheavals, and ideas since 1400 have shaped the modern world. Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 19: 1928 - The Discovery of Penicillin. Lecture 20: 1942 - The Dawn of the Atom. (60 min.)

From Coverage to Care-The Affordable Care Act Workshop

Main Library
Mon, Oct 17, 5:00 pm
Consumers who would like more information about how to use their health benefits under the Affordable Care Act can attend the Coverage to Care educational workshop for an in-depth explanation of benefits. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Small Claims: PBC Bar

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Oct 17, 6:30 pm
Learn about presenting a case to a judge without hiring a lawyer. Discussion includes pre-trial, trial and collection proceedings. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000.00 or less. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Oct 17, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Computer Assistance: One-on-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 10:00 am
Make an appointment with a library staff member for help with Windows, email, word processing or internet searching. (30 min.) Preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 10:30 am
Book a time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks free from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book-a-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
Personal attention in a hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment. (90 min.)

The Great Courses® How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips & Techniques

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
Lecture 4: Grasses to Trees - Big Plants in Containers. Lecture 5: Outdoor Living Areas and Special Features. Lecture 6: Cool-Season Changes and Indoor Gardens. Many of us don’t have the time, space or energy to design and cultivate a large outdoor garden. If you are craving homegrown fruits, vegetables or herbs, or simply wish to cultivate a colorful splash of flowers, then this instructional DVD series on container gardening is for you! (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Adult Coloring Club

Club de Colorear para Adultos
Main Library
Tue, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
Martes, 18 de octubre, 2:00 pm
According to recent articles in The New York Times and The Miami Herald, adult coloring is gaining in popularity. Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils, will be provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Según artículos publicados recientemente por el "New York Times" y "Miami Herald," actividades de colorear han crecido en popularidad entre adultos. Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Beginner’s Series - Contour & Dimension

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Using graphite we’ll learn to use contour lines to emphasize the mass and volume of our subjects and to create dimension. Graphite, paper and other media will be provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Discovering Humor Hidden in the Golden Years

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
Local entertainer Sylvia Silverberg takes a lighter look at the positive and humorous aspects of aging. (60 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Asistencia Individualizada (One-on-One Assistance, in Spanish)

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 6:00 pm
Martes, 18 de octubre, 6:00 pm
¿Necesita ayuda usando la computadora o buscando información en el internet? ¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de nuestros recursos electrónicos o bases de datos? Ofrecemos ayuda individualizada adaptada a su necesidad. Haga una cita con una bibliotecaria que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

Chess Club for Adults

Club de Ajedrez para Adultos
Main Library
Tue, Oct 18, 6:00 pm
Martes, 18 de octubre, 6:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (60 min.) Preregister.
Si disfrutas jugar ajedrez, o deseas mejorar tu técnica, únete a nosotros. Conocimiento básico del ajedrez es necesario. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Oct 18, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Tertulia Literaria

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Indian Passion")
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 6:30 pm
Martes, 18 de octubre, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre “Pasión India” de Javier Moro, una novela histórica en la India a principios del siglo XX. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.)

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Job Help Center

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 10:00 am
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs, from creating a résumé to applying for jobs online. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 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, Oct 19, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 2:00 pm
According to recent articles in The New York Times and The Miami Herald, adult coloring is gaining in popularity. Stay cool, be calm, and enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. A variety of coloring sheets from books designed specially for adults, as well as colored pencils and markers will be provided. Limit 12. (90 min.)

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 2:00 pm
"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (107 min.) PG-13

eBook Assistance: One-on-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 2:30 pm
Book a time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks free from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

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

Main Library
Wed, Oct 19, 2:30 pm
Morningstar Investment Research Center provides you with customizable tools and analyst reports about funds, stocks, and ETFs. Reports are provided in the library or at your home computer. You will have time to work with the database to create or research a portfolio. (90 min.) Preregister.

Study Hall

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 3:00 pm
Gather with friends to study for exams and work on research projects. Meet your tutor to work together on lessons. Take advantage of free Wi-Fi! (2 hr.)

Family History: Beginning With You

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 5:00 pm
History - woven from the lives of many individuals. Learn to use timelines to give form to the people, places and events of your family members. What do you already know, and how do you know it? Find a filing system that works for you. Set realistic short-term goals, and organize your search for the immediate next steps from what you know to what you want to know! (90 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 6:00 pm
Betrayal at House on the Hill. Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a new and exciting one presented and explained each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

Socrates Café

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 6:30 pm
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads this discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Learn About Axis 360, hoopla & OverDrive

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 10:00 am
Make an appointment to learn about the library system's different download services. Library staff will show you how you can download music, movies, eBooks, eAudiobooks and TV shows from any Wi-Fi hot spot. Bring your mobile device and passwords. (30 min.) Preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 10:30 am
Book a time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks free from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 1:30 pm
"The Black Dahlia." ©‎Universal Pictures. (122 min.) Film viewing and discussion. October is National Book Discussion Month! Join in a lively discussion and film viewing of "The Black Dahlia," James Ellroy's fictionalized account of a Hollywood murder that captivated the nation in 1947. (2.5 hr.) R Preregister.

Mindful Meditation

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 2:00 pm
Jim Bandler will teach how to practice increasing awareness through meditation and thought processes, to live in the present moment. (60 min.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Asistencia Individualizada
Main Library
Thu, Oct 20, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 20 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.) Preregister.
¿Necesita ayuda usando las computadoras para buscar información en el internet? ¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de nuestros recursos electrónicos o bases de datos? Ofrecemos ayuda individualizada adaptada a su necesidad. Haga una cita con un bibliotecaria que le asistirá en español. Se requiere registrarse.
(30 min.) Preregister.

Medicare Annual Enrollment

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 2:00 pm
Join SHINE for a free Medicare Annual Enrollment presentation covering how you can take advantage of Medicare. Medicare’s Annual Election Period now starts Oct 15! Included in this event is information about Medicare Changes in 2017. (60 min.) Preregister.

Coloring for Adults: Autumnal Aviary

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 2:00 pm
As the season changes, celebrate nature by coloring a harbinger of shorter days and cooler weather. Relax in a world of varying shades while you let your worries fly away. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Beaded Spider

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 2:00 pm
Celebrate Halloween by creating a spooky and spectacular beaded spider. Supplies provided, but bring needle nosed pliers if you have them. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 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.

Genealogy Fair

Main Library
Thu, Oct 20, 5:00 pm
The Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County invites you to their third annual genealogy fair. Visit different exhibits to help with your genealogical research, then take a tour of the Society’s library. Light refreshments provided. (2 hr.)

Book Discussion

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Oct 21, 11:00 am
Stop by the research services desk for a copy of the book. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sewing for Beginners

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Oct 21, 1:00 pm
Members of the local chapter of the American Sewing Guild teach you how to sew a makeup bag. All supplies provided. (3 hr.) Preregister.

Plant Thugs in Your Garden: Invasive Plants & Their Management

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Oct 22, 10:00 am
Discover how to identify the most common plant marauders and how to avoid planting the next generation of invasive plants in your garden. Receive a voucher for two free three-gallon native plants. Some restrictions apply. Speaker: Laurie Albrecht, PBC Environmental Horticulture Agent. (90 min.) Preregister.

Dyslexia: Making It Personal

Main Library
Sat, Oct 22, 10:00 am
An interactive simulation will include a series of hands-on activities to expose participants to the challenges and frustrations students with dyslexia face in the classroom each day. This workshop delivers a realistic perspective and enhances understanding of dyslexia. A facilitated discussion will encourage participants to share their personal reflections; facts about dyslexia will be highlighted, while the persistent myths and misconceptions will be dispelled. (90 min.) Preregister.

National Popcorn Poppin' Month

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Oct 22, 2:00 pm
"Maggie." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (95 min.) Celebrate National Popcorn Poppin' Month with a movie and some popcorn. PG-13

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 22, 2:00 pm
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? We will be having fun with types of needlepoint! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® How to Stay Fit as You Age

Main Library
Sat, Oct 22, 2:00 pm
Lecture 16: Workplace Fitness. Lecture 17: Chair Yoga. Lecture 18: Qigong-Practicing Fluid Movement. As we get older, we discover changes in how our bodies move and behave, but you can choose to make decisions that can transform your experience of aging into a positive and healthy one. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Archaeology Brought to Life

Main Library
Sat, Oct 22, 2:00 pm
Explore the wonderful world of archaeology as we delve into Florida's exciting history with experts in the field to discuss the most up-to-date developments and studies that give us clues to where we come from and how we got here. (75 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Oct 24, 12:30 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 24, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book Discussion

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 24, 2:00 pm
Join Stacie Kiner for a discussion of "Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty," by Ramona Ausubel. Pick up a copy at the member services desk. Limit 30. (60 min.)

Alzheimer's Disease: The Basics

Main Library
Mon, Oct 24, 2:00 pm
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer's disease or dementia, it's time to learn the facts. You will be provided with information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more. Co-sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Oct 24, 2:00 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Oct 24, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Computer Assistance: One-on-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 10:00 am
Make an appointment with a library staff member for help with Windows, email, word processing or internet searching. (30 min.) Preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 10:30 am
Book a time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks free from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book-a-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Personal attention in a hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call to make an appointment. (90 min.)

Poetry Workshop

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

Book Discussion

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
We will be discussing "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children," by Ransom Riggs. Pick up copies at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Japanese Paper Blooms Crafting Workshop

Main Library
Tue, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Back by popular demand! Learn how to fold a beautiful bouquet of kusudama flowers using paper, glue and wire stems. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Responding to Government Bids

Main Library
Tue, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
This seminar will enable you to better understand how to construct a responsive responsible winning bid. Topics to be covered include: how to search for a proposal opportunity, constructive tips on marketing techniques, and a mini overview of the RFQ (Request for Quote) process. (2 hr.) (90 min.)

Adult Coloring

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring … and color yourself calm. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Open Studio - Still Life

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Examine the elements of drawing actual objects, some found at the library. Develop the fundamentals of perspective, shadowing, proportions, and balance. Because this is an open studio you will be encouraged to just come in, sit down and draw. Graphite and various other media will be provided, as well as guidance from our instructor should you need it. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Atrial Fibrillation: New Therapies

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Atrial Fibrillation is the most common type of arrhythmia. People who have AF may not feel symptoms and it may become an ongoing or long-term heart problem that lasts for years. Dr. Vivas from Bethesda Health discusses the new advancements in the treatment and management of Atrial Fibrillation. (60 min.) Preregister.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Book-a-Librarian

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 6:00 pm
Whether you need to conduct research for a school assignment, get more from the library’s catalog or databases, generate a professional résumé, find books to read or take a tour of the library, we can help you. The Book-a-Librarian service allows you to schedule a free one-on-one session with a research librarian for up to an hour. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Oct 25, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

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

Steampunk Glassicals

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 26, 10:00 am
Create and decorate your very own pair of steampunk goggles! Perfect for flywaymen, mad scientists and dirigible pilots. All materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 26, 10:30 am
Book a time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks free from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 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.)

English Exchange

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

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Main Library
Wed, Oct 26, 2:00 pm
This session will feature a tutorial on lettering! Graph paper, templates, and basic cross stitch supplies will be provided. Fans of other types of needlework are welcome to join in the craft and conversation as well! (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "The Night Circus," by Erin Morgenstern

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 26, 2:00 pm
The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Written in rich, seductive prose, Erin Morgenstern’s spell-casting, “The Night Circus” is a feast for the senses and the heart. Pick up a copy at the research services desk and join us for a lively discussion. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks

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

Career Changing: How to Change Careers Successfully

Main Library
Wed, Oct 26, 2:30 pm
Looking for a new career? Need help navigating career information? Topics covered include general guidance on finding career information, figuring out which skills are transferable, networking, training and education. You will have hands-on time to work with career assessment and information resources. (90 min.) Preregister.

Study Hall

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 26, 3:00 pm
Gather with friends to study for exams and work on research projects. Meet your tutor to work together on lessons. Take advantage of free Wi-Fi! (2 hr.)

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 26, 6:00 pm
Spooktacular Games: Clue, Mysterium, Gloom & More. Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a new and exciting one presented and explained each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

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

Google Drive

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 9:00 am
Learn how to use Google Drive to store, edit and share files to the cloud. Explore how it can help you collaborate on projects and organize your life. Gmail accounts are required. (90 min.) Preregister.

Learn About Axis 360, hoopla & OverDrive

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 10:00 am
Make an appointment to learn about the library system's different download services. Library staff will show you how you can download music, movies, eBooks, eAudiobooks and TV shows from any Wi-Fi hot spot. Bring your mobile device and passwords. (30 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Genealogy 101: Organizing Your Research

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 2:00 pm
Overwhelmed by the amount of information you have found on your ancestors? Learn the tools and resources you need to keep your genealogy research organized. (60 min.) Preregister.

“To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine”

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 2:00 pm
©The Life of Thomas Paine Productions. (73 min.) Enjoy a preview screening of this acclaimed, one-man historical drama focusing on the life and times of Thomas Paine; one of the most misunderstood and influential figures in American history. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Contemporary Memoir Book Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 2:00 pm
Modern themes are explored in this book club that focuses on 20th and 21st century memoirs. This month's book is "Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise," by Ruth Reichl. Pick up a copy at the member services desk. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Movies at Main

Main Library
Thu, Oct 27, 2:00 pm
"Me Before You." ©Warner Bros. (110 min.) Watch the film based on Jojo Moyes' best-selling novel, and enjoy a popcorn snack! PG-13 Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Asistencia Individualizada
Main Library
Thu, Oct 27, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 27 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.) Preregister.
¿Necesita ayuda usando las computadoras para buscar información en el internet? ¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de nuestros recursos electrónicos o bases de datos? Ofrecemos ayuda individualizada adaptada a su necesidad. Haga una cita con un bibliotecaria que le asistirá en español. Se requiere registrarse.
(30 min.) Preregister.

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

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 2:00 pm
This 12 lesson DVD course features gardening expert Melinda Myers teaching all phases of creating an edible garden. One session per month, July through December. (60 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated. Lecture 7: Small Fruit Cultivation & Care. Lecture 8: Growing Fruit Trees.

The Birth of a Nation: Slavery, Resistance & Abolition

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 2:00 pm
FAU history professor, Dr. Jason Sharples, speaks about slavery and its legacy in America as part of a nationwide lecture series. (60 min.) Preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 2:30 pm
Book a time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks free from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® Understanding Investments

Main Library
Thu, Oct 27, 6:00 pm
Lecture 17: Options Are for Everyone. Lecture 18: Real Estate and Commodities. What are your most important financial goals? Sending your kids to college? Buying a new home? Retiring early? It's your financial resources that are the determining factor in how you're able to answer these and a host of other questions. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Florida Licensing on Wheels (FLOW)

Main Library
Fri, Oct 28, 10:00 am
Representatives from the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Department will be available to provide motorist services including license renewal, vehicle registration, and ID cards on a first-come, first-served basis until 1:45 pm. No written or driving tests will be administered. (4 hr.)

French Beaded Spider

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Oct 28, 2:00 pm
Celebrate Halloween by creating a spooky and spectacular beaded spider. Supplies provided, but bring needle-nosed pliers if you have them. (90 min.) Preregister.

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

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Oct 28, 2:00 pm
Consumer Reports tracks the prices of products all year long which means they can let you know which month (or months) you can find deep discounts. Learn what they recommend purchasing in the fall and what merchandise has price reductions over the various holiday weekends. Find out how to access brand reliability data to insure a great performing product! (90 min.) Preregister.

Enhance Your Life With Gentle Yoga

Main Library
Sat, Oct 29, 10:00 am
Certified yoga instructor, Hegina Rodrigues, will lead two rejuvenating sessions of gentle yoga. All are welcome to sign up for one or both sessions. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat. Ages 16 & up. (75 min.) Preregister.

October Movie Horror Fest

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Oct 29, 2:00 pm
"Krampus." ©‎Universal Pictures. (98 min.) PG-13

Creole Book Showcase & Author Talk

Main Library
Sat, Oct 29, 2:00 pm
In celebration of Creolophony Month, enjoy an afternoon of culture and language. View a collection of books by local authors and listen to a mini-conference discussing the history of the Creole language. Copies of the books will be available for purchase. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Read! Write! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 31, 9:30 am
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal roundtable discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2.5 hr.)

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Oct 31, 12:30 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English! Free informal conversation lessons. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 31, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Paper Bead Bracelets

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 31, 2:00 pm
Bring a ruler and a pair of scissors and learn how to turn old magazines and wrapping paper into fun paper bead jewelry. Other supplies provided. Limit 15. (90 min.)

CreationStation on the Road: Podcasting

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Oct 31, 2:30 pm
Learn how podcasting works and what you'll need to start your own internet radio show. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Oct 31, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.
Children's Classes & Events

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

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

Afternoon Crafts

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

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

Nitromania!

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

Cookie Science

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

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

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

Nitromania!

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

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

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

Junior Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Toddler Art Time

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

After School Bingo

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

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 10:30 am
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Cardboard Car Drive-In

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 11:00 am
Transform cardboard boxes into cool, kid-friendly cars. Then park in front of the big screen and watch the show! The concession stand will be open with treats. Ages 4-7. (60 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 11:00 am
Where the Wind Blows. Stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 2:00 pm
Children are invited to practice their reading skills with trained teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications may be picked up at the children's desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dots & Stripes Button Frames

Main Library
Sat, Oct 01, 3:00 pm
It has been said that you should never mix polka dots and stripes. Get ready to break all the rules and unleash your creative side with this fun and engaging activity! Come with a photo of your choice to put in your new frame! Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Cutest Pumpkin in the Patch

Gardens Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 10:15 am
Visit our “patch” full of stories about pumpkins and jack-o'-lanterns, and a special pumpkin craft. Costumes welcome. Ages 2-3. (30 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Stories & Songs

Cuentos y Canciones Bilingües
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 10:15 am
Lunes, 03 de octubre, 10:15 am
Tell me a story! Let’s dance, sing, play games and enjoy bilingual stories! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.
¡Cuentame un cuento! Bailemos, cantemos, juguemos y disfrutemos de cuentos en español y inglés! Edades 3-5. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 10:30 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. (30 min.) Preregister.

Cuéntame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story With Carrie Sue Ayvar

West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 10:30 am
Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the art of storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase, "Había una vez -- Once upon a time.” All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pumpkin Patch Babies

Gardens Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 11:30 am
Rhymes, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies! Costumes welcome. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Make & Take Craft

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 12:00 pm
Make and take a variety of crafts leftover from the summer. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

Cuéntame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story With Carrie Sue Ayvar

Wellington Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 1:00 pm
Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the art of storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase, "Había una vez -- Once upon a time.” All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Block Party!

Main Library
Mon, Oct 03, 2:00 pm
Join us for creative LEGO® fun! Try one of our challenges or design your own creation! Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Cuéntame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story With Carrie Sue Ayvar

Gardens Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 3:15 pm
Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the art of storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase, "Había una vez -- Once upon a time.” All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Goosebumps Celebration

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Oct 03, 3:30 pm
Happy birthday, R.L. Stine! Spend a whole afternoon dedicated to the Goosebumps series. Have a slimy good time! Grades 2-4. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 10:00 am
Apples & Pumpkins. Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.)

Tween Gaming

Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 2:30 pm
Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (90 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 3:15 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly, from Oct 04 - Nov 15. The material of the club builds from each previous week and it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 3:30 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school club to get kids in grades K-5 interested and engaged in math. Every week our Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Tuesday for eight weeks, from Sep 06 - Oct 25. Each week builds on the week before so it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Space is limited. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Club LEGO® & More

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 3:30 pm
Imagine, build and play with our collection of building bricks. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Fire Safety for Kids

West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 3:30 pm
A Community Education Specialist from PBC Fire Rescue will be here to present fire safety tips for children. We’ll also make a simple craft and get a visit from a fire truck if there is no emergency. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Party

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 4:30 pm
The Pokémon craze is definitely at the library, where you can “Catch ‘em all”! Participate in fun Pokémon activities and games. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

We Love Books!

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 2:30 pm
Listen to great picture books and hear about chapter books you'll want to read. Share with the group a title you are excited about this month. We'll keep a book journal and spend the last 15 minutes reading independently. Ages 6-10. Limit 24. (60 min.)

Chess Class for Beginners

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 3:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 3:15 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly, from Oct 05 - Nov 16. The material of the club builds from each previous week and it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Grades 3-5. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

It's Raining Cats & Dogs

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 3:30 pm
You will be purring with pleasure as we read some fun books, wagging your tail as we create a great craft, and jumping for joy as we dance to the beat of some invigorating songs. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Fun @ Four

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 4:00 pm
Join us for the story "We’re Going on a Ghost Hunt," by Susan Pearson then create a spooky puffy hanging ghost. Weekly after school activities. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read together and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 10:00 am
Apples & Pumpkins. Stories and creative activities for preschool children and their parents! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Baby Lapsit

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 11:00 am
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and finger plays. Non-walkers. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Home-Schoolers

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 1:00 pm
Nonfiction or fiction? Is it real or make believe? Bring your investigative skills as we learn the difference between these two. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks

Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 2:30 pm
Build, imagine and create with our LEGO® Bricks. Ages 5-10. Limit 24. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 3:30 pm
Crazy 8s is a nationwide after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Kids get to build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly for eight weeks, from Sep 08 - Oct 27. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 3:45 pm
Get fired up about math. Join Crazy 8s, a new afterschool math club. Every week, Crazy 8ers build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets on Thursdays from Sep 08 - Oct 27. Grades 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

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

Main Library
Fri, Oct 07, 3:00 pm
The Waterwheel: Learn how to lift a weight and extract energy by pouring water as we create our own waterwheels. Ages 7-11. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

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

Wellington Branch
Fri, Oct 07, 3:00 pm
Create your own paper airplane and compete against your peers to see how far your paper airplane can go! Winner gets a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Fri, Oct 07, 3:30 pm
Make a fun, exciting craft and maybe a new friend at this relaxed family crafting event. Ages 4-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Junior Crazy 8s Math Club®

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Oct 07, 3:30 pm
Junior Crazy 8s is a new after-school club to get kids in grades K-2 interested and engaged in math. Every week our Jr. Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Friday for eight weeks, from Sep 09 - Oct 28. Each week builds on the week before so it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 10:00 am
Learn the fundamentals of chess. Beginners and advanced players welcome. Must bring your own chess set. Ages 7-12. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 10:30 am
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 11:00 am
Apples & Pumpkins. Stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Creepy Creatures

Wellington Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 11:00 am
Bats, spiders, monsters, oh my! Gather 'round for some fun and friendly stories, songs, and a craft featuring some creepy critters. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Saturday at the Movies

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 1:00 pm
"Hotel Transylvania 2." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (89 min.) Where do monsters go to get away from it all? To the Hotel Transylvania, of course! Join us for a movie matinee of this animated film. Ages 7 & up. PG Preregister.

Card Gamerz Club

Gardens Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
Calling all Yu-Gi-Oh! and 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 9 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Coding for Kids

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
Practice the basics of web design and learn the fundamentals of computer programming by learning HTML5 computer language. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
Children are invited to practice their reading skills with trained teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications may be picked up at the children's desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Get Your Hands Dirty for Some Terrarium Fun!

Main Library
Sat, Oct 08, 3:00 pm
Are you prepared to get a little dirty? Learn about the water cycle and create your very own terrarium to take home! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

"Pokémon Go" Meet

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 09, 2:00 pm
We're sending out a Lure at our PokéStop. Stop by with your family and enjoy playing "Pokémon Go!" You can even bring your DS's and cards to play and trade. Wear your team colors! Ages 6-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

I Love Art!

Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 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.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 3:15 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly, from Oct 04 - Nov 15. The material of the club builds from each previous week and it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 3:30 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school club to get kids in grades K-5 interested and engaged in math. Every week our Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Tuesday for eight weeks, from Sep 06 - Oct 25. Each week builds on the week before so it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Space is limited. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Guatemalan Worry Dolls

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 3:30 pm
Craft your worries away creating a Guatemalan “Muñeca Quitapenas” (Worry Doll). Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 4:00 pm
Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Drop-In Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 4:00 pm
This week's theme is pets. Come drop in to our Coloring Club. We'll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.)

"Pokémon Go" Adventures!

Main Library
Tue, Oct 11, 4:00 pm
Come to the Main Library to search for Pokémon, collect items at the two PokéStops, fight the gym, and find new friends who love Pokémon just as much as you do! We will be touring around the library looking for different Pokémon lurking around every corner. Must have the game downloaded on a phone or tablet in order to register. Parent supervision is required for children under 10. Don’t forget to get a library card and check out some Pokémon books or DVDs while you’re here! All ages. (30 min.)

Stitching Starters Beginning Crochet

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 4:30 pm
Join Ms. Carly on the second Tuesday of this month to learn the basics of crocheting. If you know how to crochet already, then bring your projects in to work on them and help out our newly-minted crocheters. Be sure to bring a size H, I, J or K hook and skein of worsted weight yarn. Children must be able to work independently. Materials will not be provided. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

"Star Wars" Reads Day

Main Library
Wed, Oct 12, 10:30 am
Calling all "Star Wars" fans! In a galaxy not so far away, celebrate the heroes of "Star Wars" and enjoy fun challenges on your way to becoming a Jedi Knight! Make it even more fun by coming in costume! Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

BLOCK Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 1:00 pm
Children are invited to get creative with LEGO® bricks, large and small! Come and amaze us with your building skills! Ages 4-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 2:00 pm
"Treasure Buddies." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (92 min.) Let’s go on a treasure hunt with the Buddies as they travel the world in this fun adventure. Ages 4 & up. G

Chess Class for Beginners

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 3:15 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly, from Oct 05 - Nov 16. The material of the club builds from each previous week and it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Grades 3-5. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Not Your Grandma's Bingo

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

Chess Club

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

Origami: Unfolding Fun

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 4:00 pm
Learn the art of Japanese paper folding with cool origami models for all skill levels. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Fun @ Four

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 4:00 pm
It’s pumpkin time again! Meet Spookley the Square Pumpkin based on the book by Joe Troiano. Not all pumpkins are round and Spookley proves that being different is a very good thing to be. Make your own special square pumpkin. Weekly after school activities. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read together and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 10:00 am
Sweetest Week. Stories and creative activities for preschool children and their parents! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Baby Build It!

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 10:30 am
Work with your little ones to develop motor skills and have fun at the same time. We have a variety of learning toys and materials. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 11:00 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Life-Size Jenga

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 2:30 pm
Bring your friends and play a life-size game of Jenga. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

LEGO® Time

West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 2:30 pm
Show off your building skills. Use our blocks and share your creations with the group. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Where in the World Is Ms. Amber?

Main Library
Thu, Oct 13, 3:00 pm
Let's make a stop in one of the tiniest European Nations: Luxembourg, home to the European Court of Justice. Join our worldwide adventure as we explore history, culture, and people of different countries around the globe. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

Make-n-Take Craft

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 3:00 pm
Go crazy with an assortment of crafts from throughout the year. Ages 3-10. (30 min.)

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 3:30 pm
You are now a superhero! Build something to help you out. Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Fire Safety Is a Hot Topic!

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 3:30 pm
Did you know that it is Fire Prevention Week? Learn important fire safety practices, decorate a dalmatian craft, practice “stop, drop and roll,” and more! Ages 6-9. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 3:30 pm
Crazy 8s is a nationwide after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Kids get to build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly for eight weeks, from Sep 08 - Oct 27. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 3:45 pm
Get fired up about math. Join Crazy 8s, a new afterschool math club. Every week, Crazy 8ers build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets on Thursdays from Sep 08 - Oct 27. Grades 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Cuéntame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story With Carrie Sue Ayvar

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Oct 14, 10:00 am
Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the art of storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase, "Había una vez -- Once upon a time.” All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

The Fire Trucks Are Here, the Fire Trucks Are Here!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 14, 10:00 am
October is Fire Safety Month! Local firefighters from PBC Fire Rescue will read stories and share their fire safety tips with us. Afterward, you can pretend you are a firefighter and “touch” a real fire engine! Ages 0-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Wigglecise

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Oct 14, 11:00 am
We will wiggle, jump, hop, and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Fri, Oct 14, 2:30 pm
"The Jungle Book." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (105 min.) PG

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Teasing Isn’t Nice!

Gardens Branch
Fri, Oct 14, 3:15 pm
Special guest, Ms. Dez, has stories, songs, and movement activities about the power of words. How we use them, how others use them, and how they affect the entire kingdom. The dress-up and play-along props will capture a child’s imagination and the life lessons will touch the heart. Fantastic fun, as we laugh and learn together! Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Junior Crazy 8s Math Club®

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Oct 14, 3:30 pm
Junior Crazy 8s is a new after-school club to get kids in grades K-2 interested and engaged in math. Every week our Jr. Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Friday for eight weeks, from Sep 09 - Oct 28. Each week builds on the week before so it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club for Tweens

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 14, 3:30 pm
Do you play chess? Do you want to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Players of all levels welcome. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Candy Corn Math

Main Library
Fri, Oct 14, 3:30 pm
Let's explore math concepts using delicious candy corn. Ages 4-6. (60 min.) Preregister.

October Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Oct 14, 4:00 pm
Create lots of beautiful crafts to take home. Ages 4-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

Minecraft Mania

West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 10:00 am
Gather with other Minecraft enthusiasts. Bring your device and challenge other players. Minecraft-themed activity pages also available. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

S'mores & More

West Boynton Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 10:15 am
Enjoy stories around our make-believe campfire, eat s'mores and finish with a craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora De Cuentos Bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 10:30 am
Sábado, 15 de octubre, 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.

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 10:30 am
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. Limit 40. (60 min.) Preregister.

Story Time for Children With Special Needs

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 11:00 am
Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with developmental disabilities. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Loco for Cocoa

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 11:00 am
Let's celebrate all things chocolate with lots of chocolate games and activities, including an Oreo stacking game, “Name That Candy Bar” contest, and a chocolate cupcake decorating challenge. Ages 10-14. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Builders Club

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 2:30 pm
Are you a Master Builder? Find out as you use our LEGO® bricks to work on creative projects alone or with friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Make-Up Madness

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 16, 2:00 pm
Make your very own lip gloss! Ages 8 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Juniors

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Oct 17, 10:15 am
Play and build with LEGO® DUPLO®, bigger bricks for smaller hands. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 17, 10:30 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. (30 min.) Preregister.

Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 17, 3:30 pm
Children and parents can join us for relaxing, coloring fun with special coloring pages. Ages 4-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Afternoon Spooktacular

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Oct 17, 3:30 pm
"Toy Story of Terror." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (30 min.) Watch a short film featuring some familiar toy characters, eat popcorn and piece together a "spooky" craft. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) G

Pokémon Club

Main Library
Mon, Oct 17, 4:00 pm
Are you a fan of Pokémon? Then, I’ve got the perfect club for you! Get together with other Pokémon fans to play games, make crafts, and talk about your favorite Pokémon. Be sure to bring your Nintendo DS, Pokémon games, Pokémon trading cards, or anything Pokémon-related that you’d like to bring. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 10:00 am
Love the Library! Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.)

Cock-a-doodle-doo is Kikirikí

West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 11:30 am
Learn about what animals say in English and Spanish in this fun bilingual story time. Ages 1-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 3:15 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly, from Oct 04 - Nov 15. The material of the club builds from each previous week and it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 3:30 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school club to get kids in grades K-5 interested and engaged in math. Every week our Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Tuesday for eight weeks, from Sep 06 - Oct 25. Each week builds on the week before so it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Space is limited. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Club LEGO® & More

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 3:30 pm
Imagine, build and play with our collection of building bricks. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly, from Oct 05 - Nov 16. The material of the club builds from each previous week and it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Grades 3-5. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 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.

Bilingual Family Story Time & Bingo

Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe para la Familia y Bingo
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 6:30 pm
Martes, 18 de octubre, 6:30 pm
Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and play bingo. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.
Disfruten cuentos bilingües, canten canciones y juegen bingo. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Pajamarama Story Time: Ding, Ding, Ding ... I Hear the Fire Engines!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 6:30 pm
Celebrate Fire Safety Month with stories, songs, dancing and a special guest appearance by one of our own community firefighters! Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Class for Beginners

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 3:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Kids Can Vote!

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 3:15 pm
We’re going to have our own election and only kids can vote in this one! Find out who or what the candidates are. Then support your choice and learn how elections work. Who says kids can't vote? May the best candidate win! Ages 7-12. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 3:30 pm
Do you love our story time songs? Join us for a jam session with all our favorites and lots of instruments for you to play along and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Fun @ Four

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 4:00 pm
Block Party! Imagine, design and build with LEGO® bricks. Weekly after school activities. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read together and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Play Me a Story

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 5:30 pm
Children and parents are invited to share slightly spooky stories and sticky crafts at this fun family story time! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pajama Story Time: Not-so-Scary Stories

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 6:30 pm
Do you like monsters that are silly and not spooky? Then this is the story time for you! We’ll have books, songs, and more to celebrate the season in a not-so-scary way. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 10:00 am
Love the Library! Stories and creative activities for preschool children and their parents! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Baby Lapsit

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 11:00 am
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and finger plays. Non-walkers. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Hour of Coding Club

Main Library
Thu, Oct 20, 3:00 pm
Join us today for another hour of coding. Learn how to create code for video games and other web applications. Ages 8-11. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Game Time

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 3:30 pm
Have a blast indoors with new and favorite board games, card games and video games. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 3:30 pm
Crazy 8s is a nationwide after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Kids get to build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly for eight weeks, from Sep 08 - Oct 27. The material of the club builds from each previous week, and it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

FRROOGGYY!

West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 3:30 pm
Check out the antics of Jonathan London’s loveable character Froggy as we read one or two stories. We’ll also play a game and make a frog craft to take home. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 3:45 pm
Get fired up about math. Join Crazy 8s, a new afterschool math club. Every week, Crazy 8ers build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets on Thursdays from Sep 08 - Oct 27. Grades 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Kids Can Knit

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 4:00 pm
Learn the basics of knitting by learning to cast on, knit, purl and bind off. Supplies provided. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Author Adventures

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 4:00 pm
Celebrate the wonderful words of Shel Silverstein by sharing stories, poems and an activity. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Hour of Coding Club

Main Library
Thu, Oct 20, 4:00 pm
Join us today for another hour of coding. Learn how to create code for video games and other web applications. Ages 8-11. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Easy Costume Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Oct 21, 10:00 am
School's out so come in and work on your costume or get some easy ideas and materials for an easy, quick outfit. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Cuéntame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story With Carrie Sue Ayvar

Main Library
Fri, Oct 21, 2:30 pm
Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the art of storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase, "Había una vez -- Once upon a time.” All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

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

Main Library
Fri, Oct 21, 3:00 pm
Sticky Slime: Have you ever heard of a non-Newtonian fluid? Learn about this odd liquid that can also be a solid and take some home. Ages 7-11. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Junior Crazy 8s Math Club®

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Oct 21, 3:30 pm
Junior Crazy 8s is a new after-school club to get kids in grades K-2 interested and engaged in math. Every week our Jr. Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Friday for eight weeks, from Sep 09 - Oct 28. Each week builds on the week before so it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. (60 min.) Preregister.

Collage for Kids

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 21, 3:30 pm
Make your own memory pages using scrapbooking and collage materials. Bring your own photos and/or other additional items that represent your special memories to be added to your creation. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Make & Take

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Oct 21, 3:30 pm
Concoct some spooky or silly Halloween crafts. Create a monster ... or a pumpkin, a haunted house, possibilities ghoul-ore! Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Art Time

Acreage Branch
Fri, Oct 21, 4:00 pm
Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for your tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (35 min.)

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 22, 10:30 am
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 22, 10:30 am
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and finger plays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Oct 22, 11:00 am
Love the Library! Stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Exploring Great Artists

Main Library
Sat, Oct 22, 11:00 am
Discover the great artists of our time! Each month we'll showcase a different renowned artist. Children will learn about the artist’s life, their art, and make an inspired work of their own! This month’s focus is Gustav Klimt! Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sight Word Silliness

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Oct 22, 2:00 pm
Learning sight words is an important part of a beginning reader’s success, and we want to help you make it enjoyable for your child. There will be learning games and activities for the children, and the adults will be given some resources and ideas on how to make your own sight word fun at home. Ages 5-7. (60 min.) Preregister.

Read Down Your Fines Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Oct 22, 2:00 pm
Children and teens who would like to "read down their fines" are invited to select a book and join their friends for a "read-a-thon" at the library! At the conclusion of the party, readers may review their books and Dewey Bucks will be awarded. Grades K-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Spooky Saturday Afternoon Movie

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 22, 2:00 pm
"Goosebumps." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (103 min.) Kick back, relax and watch a fun movie with friends and family! Ages 8 & up. PG Preregister.

Name That Mummy

Gardens Branch
Sat, Oct 22, 2:15 pm
We will have our very own faux Egyptian mummy right here. The kid who finds the answers to the secrets of the mummy will win the right to name our mummy. Then our mummy with its new name will be on display through the end of October. Ages 8-11. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Day of the Dead Celebration

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 22, 2:30 pm
"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.) Make an edible craft to eat while enjoying a movie. Ages 6 & up. (2 hr.) PG Preregister.

Emoji Pop Art

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 23, 2:00 pm
Make your own emoji stickers and cut outs to add to anything. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Stories & Songs

Cuentos y Canciones Bilingües
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Oct 24, 10:15 am
Lunes, 24 de octubre, 10:15 am
Tell me a story! Let’s dance, sing, play games and enjoy bilingual stories! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.
¡Cuentame un cuento! Bailemos, cantemos, juguemos y disfrutemos de cuentos en español y inglés! Edades 3-5. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 24, 10:30 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. (30 min.) Preregister.

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 24, 10:30 am
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and finger plays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Oct 24, 3:30 pm
Imagine, play and build with LEGO® club. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

"Pokémon Go" Adventures!

Main Library
Mon, Oct 24, 5:00 pm
Come to the Main Library to search for Pokémon, collect items at the two PokéStops, fight the gym, and find new friends who love Pokémon just as much as you do! We will be touring around the library looking for different Pokémon lurking around every corner. Must have the game downloaded on a phone or tablet in order to register. Parent supervision is required for children under 10. Don’t forget to get a library card and check out some Pokémon books or DVDs while you’re here! All ages. (60 min.)

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Oct 24, 5:30 pm
Are you an avid Pokémon fan? Bring your cards to battle or trade with other trainers, or bring your smart device to battle for control of the Jupiter Branch Library in "Pokémon Go!" All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 10:00 am
Boo to YOU! Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.)

Colorful Stories

West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 11:30 am
Find colors everywhere and practice saying them in English and Spanish. Ages 1-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 3:15 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly, from Oct 04 - Nov 15. The material of the club builds from each previous week and it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Slithering Snakes

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 3:30 pm
Pet a live snake! Learn all about scaly, slithering snakes with the Daggerwing Nature Center. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pumpkin Patch Science

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 3:30 pm
Get ready for some hands-on experiences with pumpkins, one of autumn’s favorite foods. We will weigh and measure, carve and explore, count and plant, and more! Pumpkins will be provided. Ages 10-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 4:00 pm
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8s build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets weekly, from Oct 05 - Nov 16. The material of the club builds from each previous week and it is highly recommended to attend all of the weekly sessions. Grades 3-5. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Drop-In Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 4:00 pm
This week's theme is fairy tales. Come drop in to our Coloring Club. We'll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.)

"Pokémon Go" Adventures!

Main Library
Tue, Oct 25, 4:00 pm
Come to the Main Library to search for Pokémon, collect items at the two PokéStops, fight the gym, and find new friends who love Pokémon just as much as you do! We will be touring around the library looking for different Pokémon lurking around every corner. Must have the game downloaded on a phone or tablet in order to register. Parent supervision is required for children under 10. Don’t forget to get a library card and check out some Pokémon books or DVDs while you’re here! All ages. (30 min.)

Hallo-Tween Spooktacular

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 6:00 pm
Listen to some scary stories and learn how to write your own! Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Club Pokémon

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

HalloWii

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 6:30 pm
Bring your friends and enjoy Nintendo games, board games and some spooky coloring sheets. Snacks provided. Ages 9-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Spooky Halloween

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 6:30 pm
We dare you to come for creepy stories, a game and a craft. Costumes welcome. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Chess Class for Beginners

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

Where in the World Is Ms. Kate?

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 26, 3:15 pm
This month you can find Ms. Kate in Egypt. We will learn about their ancient past and their engaging present. Can you guess what the ancient Egyptians invented? Join the club and find out. Grades 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Crafts Ghoul-ore

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 26, 3:30 pm
Make some spooky or silly Halloween crafts. Crafts will include bats, ghosts, pumpkins, skeletons, spiders and more! Ages 5-8. (60 min.) Preregister.

Three B’s of Halloween: Black Cats, Bats & Bugs

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Oct 26, 3:30 pm
Eek! Learn more about these creepy critters with stories, songs and fun activities. Costumes welcomed. Ages 3-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

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

Tween Craft & Coloring Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 26, 4:00 pm
Take a homework break and work out your creative side with a fun afternoon of rubber band and beaded creations, Zentangle® doodles and coloring. Bring your friends or make some new ones. Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Fun @ Four

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 26, 4:00 pm
Have a spooktacular time listening to seasonal stories and making Halloween crafts. Weekly after school activities. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

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

Haunted House!

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 26, 6:00 pm
Our teens will scare you in our annual walk through Haunted House. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 10:00 am
Boo to YOU! Stories and creative activities for preschool children and their parents! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

It Takes a Village to Read for the Record!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 10:00 am
Mayor Fred Pinto of the Village of Royal Palm Beach will be our guest reader to help us celebrate this year’s Read for the Record Challenge. Listen to him read the book, "The Bear Ate Your Sandwich," by Julia Sarcone-Roach. Make a “beary” cool craft to remind you of the fun time you had at the library. Ages 0-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 11:00 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Spooktacular

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 3:00 pm
Come dressed in your costume as we celebrate this spooky holiday. We will listen to Halloween books and flannel board stories, sing and dance to spellbinding songs, create a creepy craft, and make a wacky witch's brew. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister.

Where in the World Is Ms. Amber?

Main Library
Thu, Oct 27, 3:00 pm
Next up: Romania, a land of mountains, salt mines, and Dracula! Join our worldwide adventure as we explore history, culture, and people of different countries around the globe. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

Duct Tape Designer

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 3:30 pm
Rip, wrap and wear your style! This project will inspire trend-loving teens. Design fashionable accessories with duct tape. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 3:30 pm
Build a monster out of LEGO® bricks. Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

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

Monster Mash

West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 3:30 pm
Gather with other ghouls, goblins, heroes, princesses and just regular kids for a monstrous time of Halloween stories, a short film, game and crafts. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 3:45 pm
Get fired up about math. Join Crazy 8s, a new afterschool math club. Every week, Crazy 8ers build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets on Thursdays from Sep 08 - Oct 27. Grades 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

The S.Q.U.A.D.D. & Pizza

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 6:00 pm
The “S.Q.U.A.D.D.” (Super Quality United Advisory Dudes & Dudettes) invites you to our monthly meeting which will include pizza to celebrate National Pizza Month! Join our advisory group and share your great ideas for programs YOU want to see happen at the library. We'll also play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Bring a friend or make new ones! Ages 10-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Costume Parade & Story Time

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 28, 10:00 am
March around the library in our annual parade dressed up as your favorite character. Listen to some “not-so-scary” stories and make a special craft to take home. Ages 0-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Hullabaloo

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Oct 28, 10:30 am
We'll have a howling good time reading about pumpkins, trick-or-treating, and more. Silly songs and some surprises will be in store for you. So, dress up in your costume and march around the library in a silent parade with us! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Mini Monster Bash

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Oct 28, 10:30 am
Wear your Halloween costumes if you dare, dance the Monster Mash and listen to spooky stories with a silly twist. Play ghoulish games and create a creepy craft to take home. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Mini Pumpkin Decorating

Main Library
Fri, Oct 28, 11:00 am
Let's get ready for Halloween by reading a story or two and decorating your very own pumpkin. Costumes are encouraged! Ages 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

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

Main Library
Fri, Oct 28, 3:00 pm
Erupting Volcano: Have you ever made a volcano? Create your own volcano that will erupt at the end of class and you can take it home to recreate the experiment. Ages 7-11. Limit 20. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Halloween Crafts & Treats

Gardens Branch
Fri, Oct 28, 3:15 pm
Concoct some spooktacular Halloween crafts. Some of which include a treat! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Junior Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Chess Club for Tweens

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 28, 3:30 pm
Do you play chess? Do you want to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Players of all levels welcome. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Trick or Treat Tales

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Oct 28, 4:00 pm
Enjoy stories, songs, games, a craft, and a movie about Halloween with a costume parade around the library to follow. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

National Cat Day

West Boynton Branch
Sat, Oct 29, 10:15 am
It’s a "cat"-urday! Enjoy a morning featuring favorite feline friends. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Bingo!

Gardens Branch
Sat, Oct 29, 10:30 am
Come and play the classic game with a holiday twist! Candy bingo markers and prizes add to the fun! Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Monster Mash

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 29, 11:00 am
All little monsters are invited to a not-too-scary puppet show. Come see a purple monster, creepy spiders, bats, pumpkins and other surprises of the season. Make a craft and enjoy games and activities for all ages. Don’t forget your costume! Ages 3-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Whoooo Said Halloween?

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Oct 29, 11:00 am
Wee ones are invited to show off their costumes at the library's Halloween Parade & Party for the preschool crowd! Refreshments will be served. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Glitter Ombré Clothespin Mirror

Main Library
Sat, Oct 29, 11:00 am
Are you looking to create a little more pizzazz for your room? Something with a little bit of flair? Well, look no further! Learn how to create a stylish clothespin mirror! All materials provided. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Oct 29, 2:00 pm
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tiny Tots Trick or Treat Story Time

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 29, 3:00 pm
Costumes encouraged for all as we listen to fun stories about cats, bats, spiders and more. Then twist, shout and monster mash before we finally parade around the library to show off our outfits and collect some little Halloween surprises! Ages 2-6. (60 min.) Preregister.

Boo to YOU!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Oct 29, 3:00 pm
Children and families are invited to our annual Halloween Party featuring not-too-scary stories, face painting, cookie decorating, photo opps and more! Don't forget your costume! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 31, 10:30 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. (30 min.) Preregister.

Baby Halloween Parade

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 31, 10:30 am
Show off your cuties while parading through the library. Listen to stories and have a little play time, too. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Hullabaloo

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Oct 31, 11:00 am
Happy Halloween! Celebrate a hullabaloo with stories, songs and a silent trick-or-treat parade through the library. Costumes encouraged. Ages 2-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Got Science? Halloween Edition

Main Library
Mon, Oct 31, 1:00 pm
Want to have some science fun with your preschooler? This is the perfect class for you! We will be doing a cute little science experiment so they can learn about the universe and have a lot of fun doing it! Ages 2-5. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Crafts

West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 31, 3:00 pm
Wear a costume or just come as yourself and make a special Halloween-themed craft or two while listening to fun Halloween music. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.)

Keep Calm & Color on Halloween

Gardens Branch
Mon, Oct 31, 3:15 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring slightly spooky pictures. Materials provided. Costumes welcome. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teenie Halloweenie

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Oct 31, 5:00 pm
Celebrate Halloween with our annual Teenie Halloweenie. Enjoy music, fun, crafts and a special show by Geddy the Gecko. All ages. (90 min.)

Enjoy the night sky, without bugs, in the library!

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Nov 15, 2:00 pm
2:00 pm: One World One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure. Grades Pre-K to 1st. Discover the South Florida Science Center’s portable planetarium dome as it travels to our library and listen to one, two or three classes about our night sky. Space is limited to 35 members per class. So sign up early (30 min.) Preregister.
Teen Classes & Events

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

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

Teen Nail Art

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

Let's Play: Gaming

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 2:30 pm
Day or night it's time for friends and PS4 multiplayer games, Wii Games, card games, board games and snacks. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Pictures

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 01, 3:00 pm
Make your own “peculiar” pictures by posing in front of our green screen to celebrate the release of the movie "Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children." Take the picture on our iPad and get a copy to take home! Make "peculiar" snacks with your friends to munch on while you chat about the book and the movie. All materials and snacks will be provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Anime Club

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 02, 2:00 pm
Watch new anime or see some classics with your friends. Talk about your favorite manga and discover new ones. Ages 13-17. (90 min.)

Teen Advisory Council

Main Library
Mon, Oct 03, 4:00 pm
Teens, are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Join the library’s Teen Advisory Council (TAC). The council meets once a month, plans and develops future events, and so much more! Free snacks and drinks are provided and community service hours are earned. Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

CreationStation Teen Time

Main Library
Tue, Oct 04, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

AniMAINia

Main Library
Tue, Oct 04, 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. Remember, you can bring your own art, manga, video games or shows to share so don’t be shy! Walk-ins are welcome. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 04, 6:30 pm
Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated, while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Trivia Night

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 05, 6:30 pm
How well do you know your favorite video games, manga, anime, cartoons and Disney movies? Test your knowledge and your teamwork skills as you battle to be the very best! Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Anime Nation

Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 06, 6:00 pm
View new anime titles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Teen Hang Out!

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 07, 3:30 pm
Play video games, board games, color, or just hang out with your friends. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons and Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Card Gamerz Club

Gardens Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
Calling all Yu-Gi-Oh! and 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 9 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Hardwear Jewelry

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
Make stunning, modern jewelry out of beads and hardware, such as stainless steel and brass nuts, bolts and washers. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister.

RPB Teen Xpressions

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
Are you a writer? A poet? An artist? A musician? A fashionista? Here is your chance to share your original poems, writings, art work, etc. with a group of your peers. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister.

Anime Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 08, 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.

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
Sun, Oct 09, 2:30 pm
Learn about public speaking in a fun and interactive environment. Practice getting over those speech day jitters and gain insights into how to construct a winning argument. Presented by Aihber Khan, a member of the Gardens Teen Library Council. Aihber is an award-winning debate contestant and is a published author. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

CreationStation Teen Time

Main Library
Tue, Oct 11, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 11, 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.)

A Murderous Melodrama: An Interactive Mystery

Main Library
Wed, Oct 12, 2:00 pm
Did our hero meet his tragic end at the hands of some dastardly villain? Join your fellow detectives in solving the mystery, A Murderous Melodrama. You must investigate the crime scene and carefully examine the evidence in order to solve the case! Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Pizza & Pages

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 5:30 pm
Teens are invited to share pizza and reviews of their favorite books as we celebrate National Friends of the Library Week! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Spooky Trivia

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 12, 6:00 pm
Brush up on monsters and things that go bump in the night. Get on a team and see which group will be victorious. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Haunted Gingerbread Houses

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 13, 6:00 pm
Create a creepy gingerbread house decorated with your favorite candies. Space is limited. Grades 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tiny Art

West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 15, 3:00 pm
We’ll get out the small paint brushes and some paint and create miniature works of art on small slices of real trees. Use the rings and natural markings in the tree as inspiration or just create any design. Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

AniMAINia

Main Library
Tue, Oct 18, 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. Remember, you can bring your own art, manga, video games or shows to share so don’t be shy! Walk-ins are welcome. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

CreationStation Teen Time

Main Library
Tue, Oct 18, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Battle of the Books

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 6:00 pm
Read for the fun of it! To celebrate National Teen Read Week we are making edible books and voting for our favorite book of the year. Will your choice make the cut? Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Anime Otaku Club

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 6:30 pm
Hang out, watch anime, and eat snacks while you talk with friends and fans about all the coolest stuff from Japan. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Haunted House Rehearsal

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 18, 7:00 pm
Bring your most creative and spooky ideas for our annual Haunted House to be held on Wed, Oct 26. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Teen Movie Night

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 19, 6:00 pm
"Ghostbusters." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (107 min.) Grab a friend and enjoy a cult classic. Popcorn and soda provided. Grades 6 & up. PG Preregister.

Autumn Art

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 5:00 pm
Design and paint fall scenery on a platter. While you're waiting for your scene to dry, create and eat s'mores. Then weave a tree on top of your design once it is dry for 3-D effect. Ages 10-16. (75 min.) Preregister.

Teen Halloween

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 20, 5:30 pm
Creepy crafts, games ghoul-ore, spooky snacks - what will be in store for this year's teen Halloween party? Dress in your Halloween best if you wish to participate in the costume contest. Come ready to eat candy! Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 22, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons and Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors, and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Self-Portraits

West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 22, 2:30 pm
From Van Gogh to Picasso artists throughout time have mastered the art of the original selfies. Join us and turn your favorite selfie into wall art. All you’ll need is a clear picture (or two) of yourself to use as a reference. Grades 6-12. (90 min.)

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Oct 24, 5:30 pm
Are you an avid Pokémon fan? Bring your cards to battle or trade with other trainers, or bring your smart device to battle for control of the Jupiter Branch Library in "Pokémon Go"! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

CreationStation Teen Time

Main Library
Tue, Oct 25, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

Museum of Peculiars: Part II

Tequesta Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 6:00 pm
Peculiarities are waiting for you. Have a black and white photo taken with a haunted soul in Victorian garb, play a game of Monster Macabre, view an eerie art exhibition & listen to delightfully disturbing tales. The museum is open to all ordinary and unusual beings. Treats provided. All ages. (90 min.) Preregister.

Haunted House Rehearsal

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 25, 7:00 pm
Bring your most creative and spooky ideas for our annual Haunted House to be held on Wed, Oct 26. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

DIY Sugar Skulls

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 26, 6:00 pm
Celebrate El Día de los Muertos with us! We’ll be decorating a traditional calavera, or sugar skull. Learn more about this Mexican holiday and show off your icing skills. All supplies provided. Ages 13-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Let's Play: Gaming

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 26, 6:30 pm
Day or night it's time for friends and PS4 multiplayer games, Wii Games, card games, board games and snacks. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.) Preregister.

The S.Q.U.A.D.D. & Pizza

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 27, 6:00 pm
The “S.Q.U.A.D.D.” (Super Quality United Advisory Dudes & Dudettes) invites you to our monthly meeting which will include pizza to celebrate National Pizza Month! Join our advisory group and share your great ideas for programs YOU want to see happen at the library. We'll also play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Bring a friend or make new ones! Ages 10-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Spooky Teen Scene Green Screen

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 29, 3:00 pm
Battle a monster or creep through a haunted cemetery using our green screen to create memorable pictures to email just in time for the spookiest time of the year. Wear a costume, bring a friend, and join us for what is sure to be a scary good time. Creepy snacks provided. Ages 13-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Gauzy Glow Pumpkin

Gardens Branch
Sun, Oct 30, 2:00 pm
We'll mummify a pumpkin to decorate your home for Halloween. Ages 12-17. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.