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Adult Events at the Library

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Acreage Branch

English Exchange

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

Family Game Night

Thu, Jun 29, 6:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing evening playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

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

English Exchange

Thu, Jul 06, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Decorative Doodling

Thu, Jul 06, 2:00 pm
Relax while turning your doodles into art. Materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Scrapbooking Club

Sat, Jul 08, 2:00 pm
Organize your photos and record your memories with scrapbooking techniques and materials. Bring your photos, unfinished scrapbooks and materials to trade. Some materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister.

At the Campground Miniature Garden

Sun, Jul 09, 2:00 pm
Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month by creating your own campground miniature garden. Materials provided. Bring your own glue gun if you wish. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Thu, Jul 13, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Sit 'n' Stitch

Thu, Jul 13, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals or socialize while you work on your current project? Meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Cat Castles

Sun, Jul 16, 1:00 pm
Want to make your four-legged friends happy? Build and decorate a cardboard cat castle or make handmade dog toys. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - Cutting the Cord: Alternatives to Cable & Satellite TV

Wed, Jul 19, 2:30 pm
Discover cost-saving ways to break away from your current provider including various devices, services and resources. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Coloring Club

Wed, Jul 19, 6:30 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book to work on. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Thu, Jul 20, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Sit 'n' Stitch

Thu, Jul 20, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals or socialize while you work on your current project? Meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Reading Circle

Sat, Jul 22, 2:30 pm
Share new titles and favorite books with other readers, and discover new books and best-sellers to take home. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

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

Rock Painting

Sat, Jul 29, 10:00 am
Have you seen the painted rocks hiding around town? Paint your own rocks to hide and spread joy to others. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Chat: "The Jungle," by Upton Sinclair

Sun, Jul 30, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.
Belle Glade Branch

Book-A-Librarian

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

English Exchange

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

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, Jul 11, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, Jul 18, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.

The Woman-Owned Small Business Certification Program

Wed, Jul 19, 2:00 pm
This seminar focuses on eligibility requirements and a program overview. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, Jul 25, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Tissue Paper Art

Sat, Jul 29, 10:30 am
“Painting” with tissue paper is not only fun but beautiful! Materials supplied. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.
Clarence E. Anthony Branch

Adult Book Discussion: "The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother," by James McBride

Sat, Jul 08, 12:00 pm
Dr. Esther Berry will lead a book discussion. Light refreshments provided. (60 min.)

Celebrating 25 Years

Wed, Jul 26, 4:30 pm
The celebration continues with our community event. Participate in raffles, play games, and snack on refreshments. Sign our commemorative poster with reflections of the library. Take pictures and watch videos that will have you going back down memory lane. Stick around for the announcement of our bookmark winner. (90 min.)
Gardens Branch

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Jun 28, 2:30 pm
1676 – Van Leeuwenhoek's Microscope. 1751 – Diderot's Enlightenment Encyclopedia.
Turning Points in Modern History. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Fri, May 19.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Jul 05, 2:30 pm
1787 ̶ The American Experiment. 1789 ̶ The French Revolution.
Turning Points in Modern History. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Online Learning: Lynda.com

Thu, Jul 06, 10:30 am
Learn about the many self-paced video tutorials for Microsoft Office, video and sound editing, business, computer programming, and more using Lynda.com. Bring your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sunday Cinema

Sun, Jul 09, 2:00 pm
"Hidden Figures." ©20th Century Fox. (127 min.) Preregister. Shown with permission. PG

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Jul 12, 2:30 pm
1838 ̶ The British Slavery Abolition Act. 1839 ̶ The Opium War in China.
Turning Points in Modern History. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Tue, Jul 18, 10:30 am
Discover hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crepe Paper Flowers: Hibiscus

Tue, Jul 18, 2:30 pm
Make your own everlasting bloom from crepe paper. Materials provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Wed, Jul 19, 10:30 am
Call to book a time with staff and learn how to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Jul 19, 2:30 pm
1859 ̶ Darwin and the Origin of Species. 1869 ̶ Binding Continents.
Turning Points in Modern History. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Socrates Café

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

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Thu, Jul 20, 10:30 am
Need help with your shopping? Not sure what to buy? Learn how to use Consumer Reports Online to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion: "The Namesake," by Jhumpa Lahiri

Thu, Jul 20, 2:00 pm
Facilitator Donna Gruber Adair leads a discussion about the struggle between cultural preservation and assimilation that divides foreign-born parents and their children. Pick up a copy of the book at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister.

Freegal: Downloadable Music

Tue, Jul 25, 10:30 am
Learn more about the service that lets you download music for free using your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Jul 26, 2:30 pm
1893 ̶ First Women Voters in New Zealand. 1896 ̶ The Invention of Motion Pictures.
Turning Points in Modern History. (60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Zinio & Flipster

Thu, Jul 27, 10:30 am
Learn how to read magazines online for free using Zinio or Flipster and your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.
Glades Road Branch

Trustbridge Presents Five Wishes®

Mon, Jun 26, 2:00 pm
Delve into the ideas behind Five Wishes®, also known as a "living will with a heart and soul." Attendees learn how to communicate personal, spiritual and medical wishes to family members and doctors. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Jun 27, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

English Exchange

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Thu, Jun 29, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Current Events Discussion Group

Mon, Jul 03, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Thu, Jul 06, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Tai Chi

Mon, Jul 10, 2:00 pm

Tai Chi quickly delivers health benefits – lower blood pressure, reduced anxiety, improved balance, and clarity of mind. Bring water and wear sneakers or securely fastened shoes; no sandals or flip-flops. An alternative form can be done seated.

(60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Jul 11, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Thu, Jul 13, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Color Me Calm

Thu, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
Coloring is a calming, relaxing activity, even for adults. Coloring sheets and pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Current Events Discussion Group

Mon, Jul 17, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Mon, Jul 17, 2:00 pm
"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." ©Warner Bros. (133 min.) Preregister.
PG-13

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Jul 18, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Thu, Jul 20, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Book Discussion

Fri, Jul 21, 11:00 am
Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Tue, Jul 25, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Thu, Jul 27, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

Hooked on Crochet

Sat, Jul 29, 10:30 am
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. All skill levels welcome. (90 min.) Preregister.
Greenacres Branch

English Exchange

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

PBC Ghost Towns

Sat, Jul 01, 2:30 pm
Local author, historian and PBSC professor Ginger Pedersen will offer an informative talk on PBC's ghost towns. (60 min.) Preregister.

Faces of India Documentary Series

Mon, Jul 10, 2:30 pm
"Kasmir, the Eternal Land." ©Film Ideas. (50 min.) Learn about the trials and tribulations of the people of this war-torn mountainous region of India. Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Book Discussion: "Murder on the Red River," by Marcie Rendon

Thu, Jul 13, 1:30 pm
Join in a lively discussion about a young native woman who helps solve a murder on the North Dakota-Minnesota border through the power of her visions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee: Celebrate Independence Day

Sat, Jul 15, 1:30 pm
"The Patriot." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (165 min.) Preregister.
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Hagen Ranch Road Branch

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

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

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

Mon, Jul 03, 4:00 pm
Get together with storytellers Glad McLeod and/or Vera Fried and let’s have fun sharing our stories. (60 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Wed, Jul 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.)

Build a Better Backyard Garden With Farmer Jay

Thu, Jul 06, 2:00 pm

Our food system begins in our backyard! Get started, whether in a container, raised bed or on your flower beds around your house. Farmer Jay will teach you organic methods to start, care for and harvest your plants.

(60 min.) Preregister.

Stanley Kubrick Film Festival: Part II

Mon, Jul 10, 1:00 pm
"Barry Lyndon." ©Warner Bros. (184 min.) (4 hr.)
PG

Poetry Workshop

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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Tue, Jul 11, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Wed, Jul 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.)

Poetry Workshop

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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Tue, Jul 18, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Wed, Jul 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.)

Adult Coloring Club

Thu, Jul 20, 10:00 am
Relax and enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. A variety of coloring sheets, as well as colored pencils, will be provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Wed, Jul 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.)

PBS Documentary "The Shakers"

Mon, Jul 31, 2:00 pm
(57 min.) View this documentary detailing 200 years of Shaker life in America, guided by recollections of three surviving members and archival material. (2 hr.)
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Jupiter Branch

Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources

Mon, Jun 26, 2:30 pm
Learn how to assess health claims and become an educated consumer by learning to ask the right questions. (75 min.) Preregister.

Build a Better Backyard Garden With Farmer Jay

Wed, Jul 05, 3:00 pm

Our food system begins in our backyard! Get started, whether in a container, raised bed or on your flower beds around your house. Farmer Jay will teach you organic methods to start, care for and harvest your plants.

(60 min.) Preregister.

Yarn All About It!

Thu, Jul 06, 3:00 pm
Meet fellow fiber crafters and have a new space to work on your project. Not a beginners' course. All skill levels are welcome. (90 min.) Preregister.

Medicare 101

Tue, Jul 11, 9:00 am
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) gives an overview of all Medicare options. They will discuss the different Medicare plan options and benefits. (90 min.) Preregister.

Alzheimer's Awareness Movie

Tue, Jul 25, 3:00 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. Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Legal Resources

Thu, Jul 27, 2:30 pm
Review both print and online resources that will help you with your legal research needs. (90 min.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion: "Big Stone Gap," by Adriana Trigiani

Fri, Jul 28, 3:00 pm
Donna Gruber-Adair leads a discussion about Ave Maria, whose past opens wide with the revelation of a long-buried secret that will alter the course of her life. (90 min.) Preregister.
Lantana Road Branch

"Harry Potter" Film Series

Mon, Jun 26, 2:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1."
©‎Warner Bros.
(146 min.)
All ages. Preregister.
PG-13

Book Discussion: "Harry Potter & the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2"

Mon, Jun 26, 6:30 pm
Pick up a copy of the play by J.K. Rowling and Jack Thorne at the research services desk. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry," by Gabrielle Zevin

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

Chess Club

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

English Exchange

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

"Harry Potter" Film Series

Thu, Jun 29, 2:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2."
©‎Warner Bros.
(130 min.)
All ages. Preregister.
PG-13

Coloring Club for Adults!

Fri, Jul 07, 2:00 pm
This fun activity fosters creativity and has stress-relieving benefits. Bring friends and meet new people! (60 min.) Preregister.

Community Seed, Seedling & Plant Monthly Exchange

Sat, Jul 08, 2:00 pm
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney from Community Faith Outreach welcomes you! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants you wish to trade. Share useful gardening tips, recipes and life experiences. Limit 40. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Tue, Jul 11, 2:00 pm
Do you need assistance with your e-reader or downloading an e-book? Need assistance with your tablet or smartphone? (30 min.) Call and schedule a hands-on session with one of our librarians.

Inflammation & the Heart

Thu, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
Dr. James Heron of Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches and a lab expert from the Cleveland Heart Lab will discuss advanced cardiovascular screenings that may assist in early detection for those at risk of a heart attack or stroke. (90 min.) Preregister.

A Bridging Faiths Panel Discussion: Fasting

Thu, Jul 13, 6:30 pm
This discussion is designed to encourage awareness, understanding, and tolerance by highlighting shared themes, traditions or practices among different faiths. This month’s conversation features representatives of various belief systems and focuses on the topic of fasting. (90 min.) Preregister.

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Sat, Jul 15, 2:00 pm
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with embroidery and cross stitch! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Proposal Writing

Tue, Jul 18, 2:00 pm
Learn the key components of the proposal writing process, including how the proposal fits into the overall grant seeking process and tips for communicating with funders during the grant process. (60 min.) Preregister.

Job Help Center

Wed, Jul 19, 2:00 pm
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "The Fireman," by Joe Hill

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

Chess Club

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

Backgammon Club

Thu, Jul 27, 2:00 pm
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.
Main Library

Job Hunt Basics: How to Find Employment Workshop

Tue, Jun 27, 12:30 pm
Looking for work? Need help navigating the online job hunt? Receive general guidance on résumé writing, cover letters, and interview preparation to land the perfect job for you! (90 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Tue, Jun 27, 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.

English Exchange

Tue, Jun 27, 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.

Enhance Your Life With Gentle Yoga

Tue, Jun 27, 6:30 pm
Certified yoga instructor, Hegina Rodrigues, will lead this rejuvenating session of gentle yoga. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat. Ages 16 & up. (75 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

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

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Wed, Jun 28, 2:00 pm
Cross stitch supplies provided. Basic knowledge of needlecraft required. (60 min.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

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

Asistencia individualizada: computadoras

(One-On-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Mon, Jul 03, 1:00 pm
Lunes, 03 de julio, 1:00 pm
¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Wed, Jul 05, 2:00 pm
Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (60 min.) Preregister.

Veteran-Owned Business Certification Program

Mon, Jul 10, 2:00 pm
Learn about the requirements needed to be compliant with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs Verification and Certification Program for Small Business. (60 min.) Call Palm Beach State College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Sahaja Meditation

Mon, Jul 10, 6:30 pm
Sahaja meditation is a simple, time-honored technique that reduces stress and increases wellness. It brings better focus and helps people become more centered and balanced. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Tue, Jul 11, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.

Career Changing: How to Change Careers Successfully

Wed, Jul 12, 2:30 pm
Looking for a new career? Topics include general guidance on finding career information, figuring out which skills are transferable, networking, training and education. Work with career assessment and information resources. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Thu, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 13 de julio, 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.

Sahaja Meditation

Mon, Jul 17, 6:30 pm
Sahaja meditation is a simple, time-honored technique that reduces stress and increases wellness. It brings better focus and helps people become more centered and balanced. (60 min.) Preregister.

Keep on Top of Your Investment Decisions With Value Line!

Tue, Jul 18, 10:00 am
Are you a beginning, intermediate, or advanced investor wanting to make educated investment decisions? Value Line is an online resource that helps investors make sound choices. Create or research a portfolio. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Tue, Jul 18, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.

Enhance Your Life With Gentle Yoga

Tue, Jul 18, 6:30 pm
Certified yoga instructor, Hegina Rodrigues, will lead a rejuvenating session of gentle yoga. Wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle and mat. Ages 16 & up. (75 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Finding Grants

Wed, Jul 19, 10:00 am
Are you a nonprofit new to the field of grant seeking? Learn who funds nonprofits and what motivates them, how to identify potential funders, and how to make the first approach. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Wed, Jul 19, 2:00 pm
Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movies at Main

Thu, Jul 20, 2:00 pm
"La La Land."
©‎Summit Entertainment.
(128 min.)
Preregister.
PG-13

The Mountain Dulcimer: Past & Present

Sat, Jul 22, 2:00 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.

Sahaja Meditation

Mon, Jul 24, 6:30 pm
Sahaja meditation is a simple, time-honored technique that reduces stress and increases wellness. It brings better focus and helps people become more centered and balanced. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Tue, Jul 25, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Thu, Jul 27, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 27 de julio, 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.

Movies at Main

Fri, Jul 28, 2:00 pm
"Get Out."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(103 min.)
Preregister.
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Speak With a Specialist

Mon, Jul 31, 3:00 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. (30 min.) Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.

Sahaja Meditation

Mon, Jul 31, 6:30 pm
Sahaja meditation is a simple, time-honored technique that reduces stress and increases wellness. It brings better focus and helps people become more centered and balanced. (60 min.) Preregister.
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

Movie Matinee

Tue, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
"Collateral Beauty."
©‎Warner Bros.
(97 min.)
PG-13

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wed, Jun 28, 2:00 pm
The Devotion of Bellini, Geertgen, Dürer. Masterworks by Leonardo, Raphael, Correggio.
World’s Greatest Paintings. (60 min.)
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Book-A-Librarian

Sat, Jul 01, 10:00 am
Do you need help downloading an e-book to your mobile device? Do you need help accessing our online research tools? Book a librarian for personal attention. (30 min.) Call for an appointment.

Movie Matinee & Book Discussion

Tue, Jul 11, 2:00 pm
"O Pioneers!" ©Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions, Inc. (100 min.) PG
Watch the film on Tue, Jul 11 and return on Fri, Jul 21 for a book discussion based on the classic novel.

Computer Q&A

Wed, Jul 12, 2:00 pm
Confused about aspects of computer and internet use? Ask away! Library staff will show you how to find answers in this open format lecture. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Art of Origami

Fri, Jul 14, 10:30 am
Paper folding fun for the whole family! Learn to create a basic model using the ancient Japanese art form. (45 min.) Preregister.

Line Dancing

Wed, Jul 19, 2:00 pm
Do you love the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle or have you always wanted to learn them? Then this is for you! Learn a few more line dances to keep you moving. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee & Book Discussion

Fri, Jul 21, 2:00 pm
Participate in a discussion of the classic novel, "O Pioneers!" by Willa Cather. (75 min.) Preregister.
Watch the film on Tue, Jul 11 and return on Fri, Jul 21 for a book discussion based on the classic novel.

Movie Matinee

Tue, Jul 25, 2:00 pm
"Moms' Night Out." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (98 min.)
PG

Adult Coloring

Wed, Jul 26, 2:00 pm
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring and color yourself calm. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Royal Palm Beach Branch

Art for Adults: Watercolor Open Studio

Tue, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
Dive in and create your own original watercolor masterpiece. No lessons here, just time and space to shape your vision into a finished work of art. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Sat, May 20.

Are You Board? Game On!

Tue, Jun 27, 6:00 pm
Classic card games like Texas Hold 'em, Teen Patti, and Gin Rummy.
Discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a current popular game introduced each session. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "The Inheritance," by Rochelle Alers

Wed, Jun 28, 2:00 pm
An uplifting new series taking place in the historic beauty of New Orleans. Pick up a copy of the book when you register for the discussion. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Write! Read! Critique!

Mon, Jul 10, 9:30 am
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Watercolor Techniques I

Tue, Jul 11, 2:00 pm
Take your basic knowledge and put it to work in the second class of our Watercolor Series. Learn how to get the ethereal look of a wash and charge your colors for a deepening effect. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 20.

Are You Board? Game On!

Tue, Jul 11, 6:00 pm
Dixit: Use whimsical images to tell a story, but just don’t tell it too well.
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Sat, Jul 15, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Watercolor Open Studio

Tue, Jul 18, 2:00 pm
Dive in and create your own original watercolor masterpiece. No lessons here, just time and space to shape your vision into a finished work of art. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 20.

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

Wed, Jul 19, 2:00 pm
Join us as we explore the art of storytelling. Beware! Spontaneous group participation may occur. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers Reading Open Mic

Wed, Jul 19, 6:30 pm
Writers are invited to share their work in this open mic event or come just to listen. Preferred reading length of no more than five minutes/750 words and of a family-friendly subject matter. In collaboration with The Writer's Group of Royal Palm Beach. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Sat, Jul 22, 2:00 pm
Table Top Saturday! Select from a variety of games, from starter to strategy.
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Write! Read! Critique!

Mon, Jul 24, 9:30 am
Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join us in this informal round-table discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing their works in progress. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Tue, Jul 25, 6:00 pm
Mafia de Cuba: Transport yourself to 1950s Cuba and see if you are an honest henchman or if the allure of diamonds tempts you to betray the Godfather.
Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "The End of Eddy," by Édouard Louis

Wed, Jul 26, 2:00 pm
Join us for a discussion of this widely acclaimed autobiographical novel. Pick up a copy when you register. (60 min.) Preregister.

Coloring for Adults: DIY Coasters

Thu, Jul 27, 2:00 pm
Whether you'll be sipping cocktails at a barbecue or sweet tea on your porch this summer, give your gatherings flare with hand colored coasters made by you. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 20.
Tequesta Branch

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Thu, Jun 29, 2:00 pm
The Heroic Ideal. Two Concerts, 1808 and 1824.
Great Masters: Beethoven - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

June Is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month Film

Fri, Jun 30, 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. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.

Wellington Branch

Map Coasters

Mon, Jun 26, 6:30 pm
Create coasters with maps of cities, states or locations that have fond memories for you. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Mon, Jun 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.

Line Dancing

Tue, Jun 27, 6:30 pm
Do you love the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle or have you always wanted to learn them? Learn a few more line dances to keep you moving. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: “Birds of Paradise,” by Diana Abu-Jabar

Wed, Jun 28, 6:30 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writer's Critique Workshop

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

Chess Club for Adults

Mon, Jul 10, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Alzheimer's Awareness Movie

Tue, Jul 11, 6:30 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. Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.

Build a Better Backyard Garden With Farmer Jay

Thu, Jul 13, 6:30 pm

Our food system begins in our backyard! Get started, whether in a container, raised bed or on your flower beds around your house. Farmer Jay will teach you organic methods to start, care for and harvest your plants.

(60 min.) Preregister.

Glass Magnets

Mon, Jul 17, 6:30 pm
Create little magnets using glass gems and paper. Materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tai Chi

Wed, Jul 19, 6:30 pm
Learn basic moves of Tai Chi. Bring water and wear sneakers or securely fastened shoes. For those who cannot stand for long periods, an alternative form can be done seated. (60 min.) Preregister.

Zen Doodling for Adults

Tue, Jul 25, 6:30 pm
Join us for an hour of doodling in the Zentangle® style! Meditate and relax while creating works of art. All materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: “Bastard Out of Carolina,” by Dorothy Allison

Wed, Jul 26, 6:30 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring

Mon, Jul 31, 6:30 pm
Take time to relax and color. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister.
West Boca Branch

Digital Café

Wed, Jun 28, 2:00 pm
Need help downloading digital library content to your computer, e-reader or device? Librarians are available to help! First come, first served. Limit 30 minutes, per person. (2 hr.)

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

Thu, Jun 29, 1:00 pm
"Risky Business."
©‎Warner Bros.
(98 min.)
Enjoy these summer box office blockbusters from the past forty years!
R

Digital Café

Wed, Jul 05, 2:00 pm
Need help downloading digital library content to your computer, e-reader or device? Librarians are available to help! First come, first served. Limit of 30 minutes, per person. (2 hr.)

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

Thu, Jul 06, 1:00 pm
"Back to the Future."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(116 min.)
Enjoy these summer box office blockbusters from the past forty years!
PG

Coloring Crafternoon

Tue, Jul 11, 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.)

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

Thu, Jul 13, 1:00 pm
"Top Gun."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(110 min.)
Enjoy these summer box office blockbusters from the past forty years!
PG

Crafternoon: Yarn Wrapped Bottles

Tue, Jul 18, 2:00 pm
Upcycle empty glass bottles and turn them into beautiful decorations by wrapping them in different colors of yarn. (90 min.) Preregister.

Digital Café

Wed, Jul 19, 2:00 pm
Need help downloading digital library content to your computer, e-reader or device? Librarians are available to help! First come, first served. Limit of 30 minutes, per person. (2 hr.)

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

Thu, Jul 20, 1:00 pm
"Jurassic Park."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(127 min.)
Enjoy these summer box office blockbusters from the past forty years!
PG-13

Adult Book Discussion: "The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper," by Phaedra Patrick

Tue, Jul 25, 2:00 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

Thu, Jul 27, 1:00 pm
"The Sixth Sense."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(108 min.)
Enjoy these summer box office blockbusters from the past forty years!
PG-13
West Boynton Branch

Couponing 101

Mon, Jun 26, 2:00 pm
Have you ever wished you could learn how to coupon, but thought “I don’t have time” or “I’m not organized enough”? We'll discuss where to get coupons, how to use them, tips for specific stores, and how to let others do most of the work for you! (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, May 24.

Treatment Options for Foot, Ankle & Vein Conditions

Tue, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
Jason M. Gold, DPM and podiatric surgeon with Bethesda Health discusses conditions and treatment options for the foot, ankle and veins. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Wed, May 24.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Jul 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 e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Jul 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 e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Line Dancing

Thu, Jul 06, 2:00 pm
Have you danced the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle? Want to learn them? Then this is for you! Learn a few more line dances to keep you moving. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 27.

The Art of Meditative Doodling

Mon, Jul 10, 2:00 pm
Meditate and relax while creating works of art. Doodle in the Zentangle® style. It's a fun and easy to learn art style using structured patterns. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 27.

Tai Chi

Tue, Jul 11, 2:00 pm
Tai Chi quickly delivers health benefits – lower blood pressure, reduced anxiety, improved balance and clarity of mind. Bring water and wear sneakers or securely fastened shoes; no sandals or flip-flops. An alternative form can be done seated. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 27.

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

Tue, Jul 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. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Jul 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 e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Jul 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 e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Build a Better Backyard Garden With Farmer Jay

Thu, Jul 13, 2:00 pm

Our food system begins in our backyard! Get started, whether in a container, raised bed or on your flower beds around your house. Farmer Jay will teach you organic methods to start, care for and harvest your plants.

(60 min.) Preregister.

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

Mon, Jul 17, 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, beginning Mon, Jun 26.

Tai Chi

Tue, Jul 18, 2:00 pm
Tai Chi quickly delivers health benefits – lower blood pressure, reduced anxiety, improved balance and clarity of mind. Bring water and wear sneakers or securely fastened shoes; no sandals or flip-flops. An alternative form can be done seated. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 27.

Tertulia Literaria

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Swan Flight")
Tue, Jul 18, 6:30 pm
Martes, 18 de julio, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre “Vuelo del Cisne” de Rosario Ferré. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Jul 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 e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

Wed, Jul 19, 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.

Introduction to Fundraising Planning

Thu, Jul 20, 2:00 pm
This workshop provides an overview of the process of strategically thinking through the components of a fundraising plan or calendar. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 27.

Medical Screenings for Women

Tue, Jul 25, 2:00 pm
Dr. Harish Madhav, member of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, discusses the importance of medical screenings in women's health care. (60 min.) Preregister.

Attitude Is Everything

Thu, Jul 27, 2:00 pm
Why do positive people stay so upbeat? Can a positive attitude really make a big difference? Learn ten rules for staying positive. Based on the book, "Attitude Is Everything: 10 Rules for Staying Positive," by Vicki Hitzges. (60 min.) Preregister, beginning Tue, Jun 27.