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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Nov 22 and remain closed on Thu, Nov 23 & Fri, Nov 24, for Thanksgiving. No materials will be due on these days.
 

Classes & Events for All Ages

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Adult Classes & Events

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 10:00 am
We can help improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Color Me Calm

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 2:00 pm
Coloring is a calming, relaxing activity, even for adults. Coloring sheets and pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Nov 21, 2:00 pm
Martes, 21 de noviembre, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! Gather with fellow enthusiasts for a friendly afternoon of fun and games. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros, y disfrute de una tarde de entretenimiento para toda la familia. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 2:00 pm
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring … and color yourself calm. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

Alzheimer's Awareness Movie

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 2:00 pm
"You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't." ©Peripheral Productions. (53 min.) Lee Gorewitz wanders on a personal odyssey through her Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Unit. This film challenges our preconceptions of illness and aging. Shown with permission. Not rated.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 6:00 pm
Need help with your holiday shopping? Not sure which advanced automobile safety system, personal assistant device, or wearable tech to choose? Our business librarian will show you how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card – it′s free and accessible. (60 min.) Preregister.

Paint With Mel

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 6:00 pm
Bring your friends and join Mel as she gives you step-by-step instructions on how to paint beautiful scenery. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Read Together PBC Film

Main Library
Tue, Nov 21, 6:00 pm
"A Man Called Ove." ©Music Box Films. (116 min.)

Tertulia literaria

(Book Discussion in Spanish: "The Way")
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 6:30 pm
Martes, 21 de noviembre, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre “"El camino" de Miguel Delibes. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de información. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 22, 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.)

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Nov 22, 2:00 pm
"Florence Foster Jenkins." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (110 min.) PG-13

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Nov 25, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion,” this centuries-old art form is recognized to reduce stress, improve balance and stability, and promote quality of life. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Sat, Nov 25, 2:00 pm
Organize your photos and record your memories. Bring your photos, unfinished scrapbooks and materials to trade. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Nov 25, 2:00 pm
Table Top Saturday! Discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a current popular game introduced each session. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Pinterest: Where We Get Our Ideas!

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 2:00 pm
This hands-on class teaches you how to set up a Pinterest account and organize your boards and pins! Then, explore to your heart's content. Space is limited. (60 min.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 10:00 am
We can help improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

PressReader

Gardens Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 10:30 am
Learn how to read newspapers and magazines online using PressReader. Access thousands of popular local, national and international newspapers and magazines all from one place. (60 min.)

Genealogy Help: One-On-One Sign-Up

Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 1:30 pm
Want to learn about your family tree? Schedule a 30-minute session with a librarian who will guide you through online genealogy research.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.) Call for an appointment.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Mindful Meditation

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 2:00 pm
Practice meditation to increase awareness and learn to live in the moment. This is part of a six-course series that includes a lecture, meditation, and a discussion. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "Small Great Things," by Jodi Picoult

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 2:00 pm
Copies are available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Nov 28, 2:00 pm
Martes, 28 de noviembre, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! Gather with fellow enthusiasts for a friendly afternoon of fun and games. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros, y disfrute de una tarde de entretenimiento para toda la familia. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Tissue Paper Painting: Fall Florals

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 2:00 pm
Capture the colors of fall, as we use colored tissue paper to bleed onto your canvas with this easy to learn technique. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

SHINE Presentation: Medicare Annual Enrollment

West Boca Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 2:00 pm
Learn what you need to know at the critical time right before beneficiaries are able to select a plan from SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Others). (90 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Acreage Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 6:00 pm
Need help with your holiday shopping? Not sure which advanced automobile safety system, personal assistant device, or wearable tech to choose? Our business librarian will show you how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card – it′s free and accessible. (60 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 6:00 pm
Ticket to Ride. Discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a current popular game introduced each session. (90 min.) Preregister.

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 7:00 pm
Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches and learn about constellations as you stargaze from sunset to 8:30 pm outside, if the skies are clear. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 2:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (90 min.) Preregister.

Stitchin' in the Stacks: Native American Heritage Month

Main Library
Wed, Nov 29, 2:00 pm
Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (60 min.) Preregister.

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

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 2:00 pm
Harley Earl’s legacy to the motor industry has been compared to Steve Jobs. His grandson, Richard Earl, discusses the modern mid-twentieth century rise of GM, Detroit and the American auto industry. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "Murder on the Orient Express," by Agatha Christie

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 2:00 pm
Pick up a copy of the book for this staff-led discussion. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Native American Heritage Month Documentary Series

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 2:30 pm
"True Whispers: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers." ©PBS. (60 min.) From 1942-1945, the Code Talkers devised an unbreakable code and transmitted vital messages in the midst of combat. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Wellington Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 6:30 pm
Book discussion of “The Hours,” by Michael Cunningham. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Bond, James Bond

West Boca Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 1:00 pm
"Skyfall." ©‎Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (143 min.) Which James Bond is your favorite? PG-13

English Exchange

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

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

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 2:00 pm
Harley Earl’s legacy to the motor industry has been compared to Steve Jobs. His grandson, Richard Earl, discusses the modern mid-twentieth century rise of GM, Detroit and the American auto industry. (60 min.) Preregister.

American Film Institute's Top 100

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 2:00 pm
"Casablanca." ©Warner Bros. (102 min.) Join us for a lecture and a viewing of the film, followed by a discussion. (2.5 hr.) Not rated.

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, Nov 30, 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.)

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Main Library
Thu, Nov 30, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 30 de noviembre, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Silver Screen Movie

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 2:00 pm
"Rear Window." ©Universal Pictures. (112 min.) PG

The Mountain Dulcimer: Past & Present

Wellington Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 6:30 pm
Musician and teacher, John Blosser, will discuss the history of the mountain dulcimer and give a live performance of this string instrument, rich in Appalachian history. (60 min.) Preregister.

Native American Heritage Month Documentary Series

Acreage Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 7:00 pm
"True Whispers: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers." ©PBS. (60 min.) From 1942-1945, the Code Talkers devised an unbreakable code and transmitted vital messages in the midst of combat. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.
Children's Classes & Events

All About Turkeys

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 9:30 am
We'll dance, make crafts, play games and gobble up a treat in celebration of this funny bird. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Parachute Playtime

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 10:30 am
Shake the parachute and blow some bubbles for morning-time fun. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

RPB Kids Coloring Club: Give Thanks!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 10:30 am
Children are invited to enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring. Thanksgiving and autumn coloring sheets provided. Feel free to bring your own coloring book! Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 11:00 am
Calling all Pokémon enthusiasts! Bring your Gameboy, DS, deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times: Happy Thanksgiving

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 11:00 am
Children and parents are invited to share what they're most grateful for. Ages 3-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

Origami Art

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 2:30 pm
Learn to fold paper into pieces of 3-D art. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Afternoon Crafts

West Boca Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 2:30 pm
Stop by the story time room for a casual craft time featuring a variety of simple crafts. Ages 3-9. (60 min.)

Giving Thanks

Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 3:00 pm
Celebrate Thanksgiving by creating a special turkey and showing what you're thankful for. Ages 4-10. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 3:30 pm
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library, or get help logging into i-Ready®. Grades K-12. (60 min.) Call or drop by the children’s services desk to make an appointment.

American Girls Are Back!

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 3:30 pm
This four-week hands-on class will feature a different girl each week. We’ll read a short excerpt, discuss their lives, and create a craft from that time period. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Make & Take Craft

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 3:30 pm
Go crazy with an assortment of crafts from throughout the year. Ages 3-10. (45 min.)

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 4:00 pm
Do you like to play chess? Meet 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, Nov 21, 4:00 pm
Thanksgiving fun! Drop in to our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.)

Families Reading Together: "The Peace Book," by Todd Parr

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 6:00 pm
This annual event focuses on the importance of sharing books with children and encouraging them to read on their own. All ages. (45 min.)

Club Pokémon

Acreage Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 6:30 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to show off, battle, trade and make new friends or try your hand at Pokémon bingo or a Pokécraft. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Nov 22, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family, Friends & Food for Thanksgiving

Acreage Branch
Wed, Nov 22, 11:15 am
Hear Thanksgiving stories, share a snack, and say what you are thankful for at our little Thanksgiving story feast. Ages 3-5.

Hour of Code: Scratch

Main Library
Wed, Nov 22, 2:00 pm
Learn to work with Scratch to create a fun games! Ages 8-11. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Kids Wii U Gaming & More …

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Nov 22, 2:30 pm
Bored with staying home and watching TV? Play some of your favorite Wii U and board games with your friends. Ages 7-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

After-School LEGO® Builders Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Nov 22, 3:00 pm
Are you a Master Builder? Find out as you use our LEGO® bricks to work on creative projects alone or with friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.)

Sensory Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Nov 25, 10:30 am
Short stories, songs and movement activities for children with special needs. All ages. (35 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Nov 25, 11:00 am
Happy Thanksgiving! Children and their parents are invited for stories, music and creative activities. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

Book Club Play Dates: "Make Way for Ducklings," by Robert McCloskey

Main Library
Sat, Nov 25, 11:00 am
Help foster your child's love of literacy with book club play dates. We will read books, play games, make crafts, and have lots of fun! Ages 2-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Sat, Nov 25, 11:30 am
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to read them a story. First come, first served. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Grades K-5. (2 hr.)

Kids Anime Club

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 25, 3:00 pm
Enjoy shows like Avatar, Pokémon, Sailor Moon and Yokai Watch? Then join anime club! Bring your cards if you want to trade. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Buffs

Gardens Branch
Sun, Nov 26, 2:00 pm
Play with other chess buffs for a game, or two. Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 10:15 am
Lunes, 27 de noviembre, 10:15 am
Dance, sing, play games and enjoy bilingual stories! Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister.
Bailemos, cantemos, juguemos y disfrutemos de cuentos en español y ingles. Edades 2-4. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 10:30 am
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Block Party

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 11:00 am
We're bringing out LEGO® DUPLO blocks, wooden blocks, and Bristle Blocks just for you! Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 3:30 pm
Sign up for our weekly Read In series with literacy games and treats to make reading more delicious! Grades 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Baby Belly Painting

Main Library
Mon, Nov 27, 5:00 pm
Your baby can be the next Picasso in this cute art class. No clean up necessary! Ages 4-12 mos. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Coloring Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 5:30 pm
A weekly fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 5:30 pm
Bring your cards to battle or trade with other trainers, or bring your smart device to battle for control of the Jupiter Branch Library in "Pokémon Go!" All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 10:00 am
Sharing Our Gifts. Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tiny Tots

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 10:15 am
Movement and fingerplays for our tiny tots. Ages 13-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Young & Restless Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 10:30 am
Enjoy stories and songs just for little ones. Ages 9-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Tiny Tots

Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 10:30 am
Join us for songs and movement, books, playtime and bubbles! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Baby Lapsit

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 11:00 am
Stretches and playtime for the littlest ones. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Constellations & Their Stories

Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 3:00 pm
Have you ever looked at the night sky and wondered about the stars? Explore the constellations with stories and a craft. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 3:30 pm
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library, or get help logging into i-Ready®. Grades K-12. (60 min.) Call or drop by the children’s services desk to make an appointment.

Kids in the Kitchen

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 3:30 pm
Learn about different foods, kitchen safety, and how to follow recipes. We'll also make a no-bake apple pie. The recipe is vegetarian and nut free. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

American Girls Are Back!

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 3:30 pm
This four-week hands-on class will feature a different girl each week. We’ll read a short excerpt, discuss their lives, and create a craft from that time period. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Little Artists: Watercolor Art

West Boca Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 3:30 pm
Explore your creativity in this art class where we will create a colorful masterpiece using scented watercolor markers. First come, first served. Ages 4 & up. Limit 24. (45 min.)

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane!

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 4:00 pm
November is National Aviation History Month. Construct, decorate and fly paper airplanes, then compete in a distance contest. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Families Reading Together: "The Peace Book," by Todd Parr

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 6:00 pm
This annual event focuses on the importance of sharing books with children and encouraging them to read on their own. All ages. (45 min.)

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bear-y Special Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 11:00 am
Join us for stories, games, songs and a bear-y craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 3:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

A Visit From Sandoway Discovery Center

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 3:30 pm
Learn about the ocean life in our own "backyard" with a question-and-answer session, a hands-on exploration, and other surprises. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bingo!

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 3:30 pm
Play with real bingo cards and dotters! We will also have prizes for the winners. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Native American Dreamcatchers

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 4:00 pm
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, make a beautiful dreamcatcher from our recyclable materials. Materials provided. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Fun Night!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 5:30 pm
Children and families are invited for fun and games, music, and arts and crafts as we celebrate Families Reading Together month! Great books and delicious refreshments will be served! All ages. (90 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Art

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 9:30 am
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 10:00 am
Sharing Our Gifts I. Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Time!

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 10:30 am
Need more fun for your toddler between Story Time sessions? Join us as we sing, read books and have playtime! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Hooray for Pre-K: Disney Edition

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 11:00 am
M-I-C-K-E-Y Mouse! A special story time featuring some of your favorite Disney songs, including the "Hot Dog Song," "Under the Sea" and "Let It Go." Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Make & Discover

Wellington Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 3:00 pm
Create, play and learn. We will be engineering marble runs. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister.

"Minecraft"

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

STEAM Travels: Ancient Rome - Volcano Day

Main Library
Thu, Nov 30, 3:30 pm
Experience the eruption of Mount Vesuvius by using household items to create a volcano. Ages 8-12. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister.

"The Peace Book" & More About Todd Parr

West Boca Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 3:30 pm
Read this year’s Families Reading Together book and learn a little about its author. Create your own Todd Parr inspired art. First come, first served. Ages 4 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.)

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Thu, Nov 30, 4:00 pm
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to read them a story. First come, first served. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Grades K-5. (2 hr.)

"Star Wars" Mania

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 4:00 pm
The force is strong at the library! Celebrate the upcoming "Star Wars" movie with special crafts and activities. Materials provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.
Teen Classes & Events

Movie & Craft: Thanksgiving Special

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 2:00 pm
"The Blind Side." ©Warner Bros. (128 min.) Enjoy the movie and create fall-themed crafts to reflect the holiday spirit. Snacks provided. PG-13 Preregister.

Escape Room

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 21, 6:00 pm
Use all of your wits and skills to solve games and puzzles in an allotted amount of time. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Nov 25, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)

Teen Book & Film Discussion

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 4:00 pm
"Everything, Everything." ©Warner Bros. (96 min.) Enjoy pizza and a discussion of "Everything, Everything," by Nicola Yoon followed by the film adaptation. Copies are available in the teen section. Grades 6 & up. PG-13 Preregister.

AniMAINia Club

Main Library
Tue, Nov 28, 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. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.)

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas to help plan teen activities while earning community service hours for school. Application required. Refreshments served. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 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.)

Let's Play: Gaming

Acreage Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 6:30 pm
It's time for friends, snacks, PS4 multiplayer games, and unusual new card and board games. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas for activities you want to see happen at the library. We'll play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.