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Acreage Branch

Cookie Book Club

Thu, Sep 21, 4:00 pm
What if you were bad, but someone else took the punishment? Step 1: Grab a copy of the book, "The Whipping Boy," by Sid Fleischman. Step 2: Read it. Step 3: Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Awesome Autumn!

Fri, Sep 22, 3:00 pm
Welcome autumn and celebrate harvest time as we learn about the science behind the season and make a fantastic fall-themed craft. Ages 4-8. (60 min.)

Family Trivia Night!

Wed, Sep 27, 6:30 pm
Choose your team and get ready for a fun trivia battle for all ages with questions about movies, shows, music, animals, people, places, books and more! All ages. (2 hr.)

Drama Club

Thu, Sep 28, 4:00 pm
Want to be a star or just like being silly? Play theater games and learn basic acting skills at this fun, informal event. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

After-School LEGO® Builders Club

Fri, Sep 29, 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.)

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Tue, Oct 03, 3:00 pm

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Loxahatchee Rocks! Rock Out With Rock Art!

Fri, Oct 06, 3:00 pm
Show your neighborhood pride and create colorful rocks that reflect your favorite hobbies, sports, animals and more! Ages 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.)

Celebrate the Spooky Cookie Season

Thu, Oct 12, 4:00 pm
Make and decorate monster sugar cookies with frosting, sprinkles and candy. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

After-School Game Time

Fri, Oct 13, 3:00 pm
Have a blast indoors with board games, card games and video games! Ages 8-12. (90 min.)

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Wed, Oct 18, 3:30 pm
Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.)

Cookie Book Club

Thu, Oct 19, 4:00 pm
What if your pet had a spooky secret? Step 1: Grab a copy of the book, "Bunnicula," by Deborah and James Howe. Step 2: Read it. Step 3: Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Crafts for Kids

Fri, Oct 20, 3:00 pm
Bring your creativity and make a new friend and a cool autumn craft. Ages 4-8. (60 min.) Preregister.

Math Lab: Get in Shapes

Tue, Oct 24, 3:30 pm
An interactive math lab full of activities and experiments about shapes and geometry. Grades K-2. (60 min.)

Club Pokémon

Tue, Oct 24, 6:30 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, or try your hand at a Pokécraft and play some Pokémon bingo! Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

Drama Club

Thu, Oct 26, 4:00 pm
Want to be a star or just like being silly? Play theater games and learn basic acting skills at this fun, informal event. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

After-School LEGO® Builders Club

Fri, Oct 27, 3:00 pm
Take a break from school and use our LEGO® bricks to work on creative projects alone or with friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.)

Trick or Treat

Tue, Oct 31 (All day)
Dress up and visit all of our library desks on Halloween to get some fun trinkets and a book to take home. All ages.

Teeny Weenie Halloweenie

Tue, Oct 31, 11:15 am
Dress up and enjoy a preschool Halloween party with stories, songs and games. Ages 2-5. (45 min.)
Belle Glade Branch

Movie & Crafts

Thu, Sep 21, 11:00 am
"Smurfs: The Lost Village." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (89 min.) Snacks provided.
PG

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Thu, Sep 21, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

STEM: Domino Fun & More

Fri, Sep 22, 3:30 pm
Math can be fun and exciting! Have fun reviewing your times tables as you learn to keep score playing dominoes. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

It's LEGO® Time!

Sat, Sep 23, 10:00 am
Get creative and build with our LEGO® collection. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Hour

Heure du Conte
Sat, Sep 23, 11:00 am
Samedi, 23 Septembre, 11:00 am
Fun stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in French and English. All ages. (45 min.)
Histoires, berceuses, chansons et bricolage en français et en anglais. Tous les âges. (45 min.)

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

Mon, Sep 25, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Banned Book Selfie!

Mon, Sep 25, 4:00 pm
Get caught reading banned books in our photo booth! Learn why some of your favorite books have been challenged or banned. All ages. (60 min.)

Family Coloring Night

Mon, Sep 25, 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.)

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

Mon, Sep 25, 6:30 pm
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Tue, Sep 26, 3:00 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.

Chess Class for Beginners

Tue, Sep 26, 4:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

"Minecraft"

Thu, Sep 28, 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.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Sat, Sep 30, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Read In!

Mon, Oct 02, 3:30 pm
Join our weekly Read In series to build up your reading level! We’ll have games and treats to make reading more delicious. Grades 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Coloring Night

Mon, Oct 02, 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.)

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Tue, Oct 03, 3:30 pm
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library for grades K-12, or get help logging into i-Ready®. All ages. (30 min.) Call or drop by the children’s desk to make an appointment.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Wed, Oct 04, 10:30 am

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Thu, Oct 05, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

After-School Gaming & More

Fri, Oct 06, 3:30 pm
Drop by for some of your favorite Wii U games as well as other fun board games. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

It's LEGO® Time!

Sat, Oct 07, 10:00 am
Get creative and build with our LEGO® collection. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Hour

Heure du Conte
Sat, Oct 07, 11:00 am
Samedi, 07 Octobre, 11:00 am
Fun stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in French and English. All ages. (45 min.)
Histoires, berceuses, chansons et bricolage en français et en anglais. Tous les âges. (45 min.)

Chess Class for Beginners

Sat, Oct 07, 2:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Tue, Oct 10, 3:30 pm
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library for grades K-12, or get help logging into i-Ready®. All ages. (30 min.) Call or drop by the children’s desk to make an appointment.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Thu, Oct 12, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora De Cuentos Bilingües
Sat, Oct 14, 11:00 am
Sábado, 14 de octubre, 11:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (45 min.)
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Todas las edades. (45 min.)

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Sat, Oct 14, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie & Craft

Mon, Oct 16, 1:00 pm
"Beauty and the Beast." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (129 min.) Snacks provided. Preregister.
PG

Read In!

Mon, Oct 16, 3:30 pm
Join our weekly Read In series to build up your reading level! We’ll have games and treats to make reading more delicious. Grades 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Coloring Night

Mon, Oct 16, 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.)

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Tue, Oct 17, 3:30 pm
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library for grades K-12, or get help logging into i-Ready®. All ages. (30 min.) Call or drop by the children’s desk to make an appointment.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Wed, Oct 18, 3:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

S.T.E.A.M. Make & Discover: Exploring Air Pressure

Thu, Oct 19, 3:30 pm
Fun hands-on science experiments every month! Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

"Minecraft"

Fri, Oct 20, 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.

It's LEGO® Time!

Sat, Oct 21, 10:00 am
Get creative and build with our LEGO® collection. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Hour

Heure du Conte
Sat, Oct 21, 11:00 am
Samedi, 21 Octobre, 11:00 am
Fun stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in French and English. All ages. (45 min.)
Histoires, berceuses, chansons et bricolage en français et en anglais. Tous les âges. (45 min.)

Hour of Code

Sat, Oct 21, 2:00 pm
Learn the basics of computer coding with the "Daisy the Dinosaur" app on the library's iPads. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Read In!

Mon, Oct 23, 3:30 pm
Join our weekly Read In series to build up your reading level! We’ll have games and treats to make reading more delicious. Grades 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Coloring Night

Mon, Oct 23, 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.)

Tales From Italy: "A Picnic in October," by Eve Bunting

Mon, Oct 23, 6:30 pm
We'll share stories and make a craft to celebrate Italian Heritage Month. All ages. (45 min.)

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Tue, Oct 24, 3:30 pm
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library for grades K-12, or get help logging into i-Ready®. All ages. (30 min.) Call or drop by the children’s desk to make an appointment.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Wed, Oct 25, 3:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Thu, Oct 26, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Sat, Oct 28, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Read In!

Mon, Oct 30, 3:30 pm
Join our weekly Read In series to build up your reading level! We’ll have games and treats to make reading more delicious. Grades 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Coloring Night

Mon, Oct 30, 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.)

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Tue, Oct 31, 3:30 pm
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library for grades K-12, or get help logging into i-Ready®. All ages. (30 min.) Call or drop by the children’s desk to make an appointment.

Family Fun Night: Halloween Special

Tue, Oct 31, 6:30 pm
Stop by for spooky stories, crafts, photo props and more. Treats provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.
Clarence E. Anthony Branch

Exciting Electrons!

Thu, Sep 21, 2:30 pm

This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up!

Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Mon, Sep 25, 5:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all eight weekly sessions from Sep 11 - Nov 06. Grades K-2. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Game Night

Wed, Sep 27, 5:00 pm
Take a break mid-week with snacks, family and fun. Play Connect Four, Twister, Candyland and some old favorites like Mancala and UNO®. All ages. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Mon, Oct 02, 5:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Limit 10. (60 min.)

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Wed, Oct 04, 3:30 pm

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

Wed, Oct 04, 5:00 pm
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Mon, Oct 16, 5:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Limit 10. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Mon, Oct 23, 5:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Limit 10. (60 min.)

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

Wed, Oct 25, 5:00 pm
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teenie Halloweenie

Mon, Oct 30, 5:00 pm
Celebrate Halloween with our annual Teenie Halloweenie. Enjoy games and entertainment by magician Gary Midnight. (90 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

Mon, Oct 30, 5:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Limit 10. (60 min.)
Gardens Branch

Keep Calm & Color

Mon, Sep 25, 3:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Tue, Sep 26, 4:30 pm
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Sep 05 - Oct 24. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister, beginning Sat, Aug 26.

Pokémon Club

Wed, Sep 27, 4:00 pm
Calling all Pokémon enthusiasts! If you like collectible card games, this is your place to be! Bring your Gameboy, DS, deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Tue, Oct 03, 4:30 pm
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Oct 03 - 24. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Kids Chess Class for Beginners

Sun, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-17. (30 min.) Preregister.

Kids Chess Club

Sun, Oct 08, 2:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-17. (30 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Tue, Oct 10, 4:30 pm
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Oct 03 - 24. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Thu, Oct 12, 3:15 pm

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Teasing Isn’t Nice!

Fri, Oct 13, 3:15 pm
Special guest, Ms. Dez, has stories, songs and movement activities about the power of words and how they affect the entire kingdom. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks & More

Sat, Oct 14, 10:30 am
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dominoes

Mon, Oct 16, 3:15 pm
Learn the game and play it! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Tue, Oct 17, 4:30 pm
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Oct 03 - 24. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Fri, Oct 20, 4:00 pm
Calling all Pokémon enthusiasts! If you like collectible card games, this is your place to be! Bring your Game Boy, DS, deck, box or binder. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Debate Club

Sat, Oct 21, 2:00 pm
Practice getting over those speech day jitters and gain insights into constructing a winning argument. Presented by Aihber Khan, an award-winning debate contestant, and published author. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Keep Calm & Color

Mon, Oct 23, 3:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with fall-themed coloring pages. Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Tue, Oct 24, 4:30 pm
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Oct 03 - 24. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Bingo!

Wed, Oct 25, 3:15 pm
Play the classic game with a holiday twist, where candy bingo markers and prizes add to the fun! Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Extravaganza!

Fri, Oct 27, 3:15 pm
Costume parade, bingo fun, and a witchy craft! Little ones will need parent's help with craft. Ages 2-13. (45 min.) Preregister.
Glades Road Branch

Chess Club

Tue, Sep 26, 4:00 pm
Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and sharpen your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Lively Ladybugs

Wed, Sep 27, 4:00 pm
Explore our growing ladybugs before we release them! Followed by stories, games and a craft. Ages 4-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

Exciting Electrons!

Thu, Sep 28, 4:00 pm

This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up!

Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Magic Nuudle® Time

Fri, Sep 29, 4:00 pm
Build cool creations using Magic Nuudles®. Ages 6-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Tue, Oct 03, 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.

Turtle Day

Tue, Oct 10, 3:30 pm
Meet a live turtle and learn all about this reptile. Presented by the Daggerwing Nature Center. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

October Crafternoon

Fri, Oct 13, 3:30 pm
Create lots of beautiful crafts to take home. Ages 4-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Sat, Oct 14, 3:30 pm

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Tue, Oct 17, 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.

Intro to American Sign Language

Wed, Oct 18, 4:00 pm
Practice the alphabet and numbers, and learn how to spell your name. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Fandom Debate Club

Fri, Oct 20, 4:00 pm
Was Snape good or bad? Do you prefer Marvel Comics or DC Comics? What Doctor is the best? Bring your opinions because no one is wrong in this friendly debate environment. Ages 9 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Saturday Morning Fun

Sat, Oct 21, 10:30 am
Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.)

Hallo-Tween Spooktacular

Wed, Oct 25, 6:00 pm
Listen to some scary stories and write your own! Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Trick-or-Treat Tales

Sat, Oct 28, 3:00 pm
Enjoy stories, songs, games and a craft about Halloween with a costume parade to follow. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Haunted House!

Mon, Oct 30, 6:00 pm
Our teens will scare you in our walk-through Haunted House. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)
Greenacres Branch

Tater Tot Art: Art for Toddlers

Fri, Sep 22, 11:00 am
Join us for a special art class designed specifically for little hands. Dress to get messy! Ages 18-36 mos. (30 min.)

Rock On!

Fri, Sep 22, 4:00 pm
Create your own unique painted rocks to keep or hide anywhere in the community. All supplies provided or you are welcome to bring your own rock! Ages 7-15. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Block Party

Sat, Sep 23, 11:00 am
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Jumbo blocks are available for smaller hands. Ages 3-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

It's Apple Season!

Tue, Sep 26, 6:30 pm
Celebrate the season, and National Johnny Appleseed Day, with stories and a craft. Wear your pajamas and bring a friend! Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Stay & Play

Fri, Sep 29, 11:00 am
Make new friends while playing with a variety of toys, books and games. Have fun while learning early literacy skills! Ages 1-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Tater Tot Art: Art for Toddlers

Fri, Oct 06, 11:00 am
Join us for an art class designed specifically for little hands. Dress to get messy! Ages 18-36 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Tue, Oct 10, 6:00 pm

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Wigglecise

Fri, Oct 13, 11:00 am
Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pumpkin Magic

Sat, Oct 14, 11:00 am
Watch while we carve and turn a pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern! Then have fun decorating a mini pumpkin to take home. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stay & Play

Fri, Oct 20, 11:00 am
Make new friends while playing with a variety of toys, books and games. Have fun while learning early literacy skills. Ages 1-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Toy Story Saturday

Sat, Oct 21, 11:00 am
"Toy Story of TERROR." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (30 min.) Join us for a game of bingo followed by a classic short movie. (60 min.)
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Ghostly Stories

Mon, Oct 23, 6:30 pm
Join us for an evening of spooky tales, ghostly snacks and inspiration to write your own ghostly tale. Costumes welcome! Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

"Minecraft"

Fri, Oct 27, 4:00 pm
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" on the library’s iPads. Participants can bring in their own device and join us for "Minecraft" fun. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

It's the Great Pumpkin!

Sat, Oct 28, 11:00 am
Stroll through our pumpkin patch and enjoy fun fall activities and crafts. Take a picture in front of our Great Pumpkin and don’t forget your costume! Ages 3-10. (45 min.) Preregister.
Hagen Ranch Road Branch

LEGO® Club

Thu, Sep 28, 4:00 pm
Build a Rainbow.
Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Drop-In Coloring Club

Tue, Oct 03, 4:00 pm
Dinosaurs!
Drop in at our Coloring Club for just a little while or for the full hour and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.)

LEGO® Club

Thu, Oct 12, 4:00 pm
Fire Prevention Week: Build something to help firefighters.
Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Fri, Oct 13, 3:30 pm

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Science Lab: Big & Small

Mon, Oct 16, 3:30 pm
Science meets story time … just for preschoolers! Try out some measuring activities with us to determine if it is big or small. Experiments are included, so dress for a mess. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Drop-In Coloring Club

Tue, Oct 17, 4:00 pm
What's the Weather?
Drop in at our Coloring Club for just a little while or for the full hour and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.)

Tech Thursday

Thu, Oct 19, 3:30 pm
A new once-a-month class on all things tech is kicking off! This month we'll celebrate Computer Learning Month so test your computer savvy with some trivia as well as an introduction to online resources. All elementary age students and homeschoolers are welcome. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Sat, Oct 21, 10:30 am
"The LEGO Batman Movie." ©Warner Bros. (104 min.) Ages 6 & up. Preregister.
PG

Anti-Coloring Afternoon

Tue, Oct 24, 3:30 pm
Enjoy an afternoon coloring ... with a twist. Improve critical thinking and problem-solving skills while thinking outside the lines! Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

Thu, Oct 26, 4:00 pm
Create a creature!
Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Hullabaloo

Fri, Oct 27, 10:30 am
Dress up, grab a friend and come listen to a not-too-scary story, play a ghostly guessing game, sing a spooky song and then parade through the library and collect treats! Ages 1-5. (45 min.) Preregister.
Jupiter Branch

Classical Coasters

Thu, Sep 21, 4:30 pm
Use Mod Podge® and old sheet music to make a classical coaster. Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Map Art

Sun, Sep 24, 3:00 pm
Maps can tell us where we’ve been, help us plan where to go, or open up a world of imagination. Maps can also be used as art. Ages 7-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Mon, Sep 25, 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.

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

Sat, Sep 30, 2:00 pm
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Any Way You Slice It: National Pizza Month

Fri, Oct 06, 3:15 pm
Learn about the history of pizza and the baking process with stories and games. Ages 5-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Binary Code Necklaces

Tue, Oct 10, 3:00 pm
Learn some basic binary code by making personalized code name necklaces. Ages 7-17. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Thu, Oct 12, 10:30 am

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Home School Adventures

Mon, Oct 16, 10:00 am
Artists: Learn about artists and their works, then create your own in the same style.
Are you a home-schooler looking to enrich your curriculum? We'll cover a new topic each class! Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Home School Adventures

Tue, Oct 17, 11:00 am
Artists: Learn about artists and their works, then create your own in the same style.
Are you a home-schooler looking to enrich your curriculum? We'll cover a new topic each class! Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

DIY Holiday Gifts

Wed, Oct 18, 4:30 pm
Geometric Corkboard.
Let us show you how to make gifts from everyday items that will wow your friends and family! Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

Sat, Oct 21, 3:00 pm
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Home School Adventures

Mon, Oct 23, 10:00 am
Italy: Discover more about life and landmarks in this beautiful country.
Are you a home-schooler looking to enrich your curriculum? We'll cover a new topic each class! Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Home School Adventures

Tue, Oct 24, 11:00 am
Italy: Discover more about life and landmarks in this beautiful country.
Are you a home-schooler looking to enrich your curriculum? We'll cover a new topic each class! Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

DIY Holiday Gifts

Wed, Oct 25, 4:30 pm
Sensational Speakers.
Let us show you how to make gifts from everyday items that will wow your friends and family! Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tiny Tot Art

Fri, Oct 27, 9:15 am
Create in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Dance Party & Parade

Sat, Oct 28, 3:00 pm
Listen to some not-so-scary stories and dance to Halloween classics, then we'll parade through the library. Ages 1-7. (60 min.) Preregister.

Arm Knitting

Sun, Oct 29, 3:00 pm
Learn this fun and funky way to knit a gift-worthy scarf using your arms! No knitting experience needed. Bring two skeins of super bulky yarn. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Mon, Oct 30, 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.

Trick-or-Treat Time

Tue, Oct 31, 10:00 am
It’s time for spook-tacular fun for little ones! Costumes encouraged! Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister.
Lantana Road Branch

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Thu, Sep 21, 3:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all eight weekly sessions from Sep 07 - Oct 26. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Coloring Club

Tue, Sep 26, 3:30 pm
Children and parents can join us for relaxing, coloring fun with special coloring pages. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Magnets Galore!

Wed, Sep 27, 3:30 pm
Decorate and create your own magnets to take home. Ages 6-10. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Thu, Sep 28, 3:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and fun activities that build from previous weeks; it is highly recommended to attend all eight weekly sessions from Sep 07 - Oct 26. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Let's Paint Some Rocks!

Wed, Oct 04, 3:00 pm
Paint river rocks to hide and share the fun. Dress to get messy. All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Tue, Oct 10, 10:30 am

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Campfire Stories to Tell in the Dark

Tue, Oct 10, 6:30 pm
Listen and share your spooky tales around the campfire while enjoying s'mores. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

A Twirling Story Time

Wed, Oct 11, 3:30 pm
Fun-filled ballerina stories, dancing and a craft. Space is limited. Ages 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Kids' Anime Club

Sat, Oct 14, 2:30 pm
Enjoy shows like "Avatar," "Pokémon," "Sailor Moon" and "Yo-kai Watch?" Then join us for anime club. Bring your cards if you want to trade. Ages 7-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Spooky Coloring Club

Wed, Oct 18, 3:30 pm
Eerie and monstrous coloring fun. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Build a Dome!

Fri, Oct 20, 2:00 pm
Create a geodesic dome, like Spaceship Earth at Epcot, using newspaper and tape. Then climb inside and have some fun. Ages 11-16. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Chess Club for Tweens

Sat, Oct 21, 2:30 pm
Learn to play chess or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies. Players of all levels are welcome. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Art Therapy for Kids!

Tue, Oct 24, 4:00 pm
Learn creative ways to express yourself by making art. Dress for mess. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Halloween! Are You Ready?

Wed, Oct 25, 6:30 pm
Spooky stories, a game and a creepy craft. Costumes welcome. Ages 6-8. (90 min.) Preregister.

Day of the Dead Celebration

Sun, Oct 29, 2:00 pm
"ParaNorman." ©Focus Features. (87 min.) Create a cool craft and watch a movie. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.
PG

Baby Costume Parade!

Tue, Oct 31, 10:30 am
Parade around the library with your adorable, dressed-up baby and collect treats from each department. Also make a little take home craft. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.
Loula V. York Branch

BLOCK Party!

Thu, Sep 21, 11:00 am
Celebrate International Peace Day, and practice peaceful negotiation and compromise, as you build LEGO® projects. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Sat, Sep 23, 11:00 am
Celebrate Peace, Friendship & Hispanic Heritage Month I.
Children and their parents are invited to share stories, music and creative activities. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies!

Sat, Sep 23, 2:00 pm
Children are invited to practice their reading skills with teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Tue, Sep 26, 10:00 am
Celebrate Peace, Friendship & Hispanic Heritage Month II.
Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times!

Thu, Sep 28, 10:00 am
Celebrate Peace, Friendship & Hispanic Heritage Month II.
Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Sat, Sep 30, 11:00 am
Celebrate Peace, Friendship & Hispanic Heritage Month II.
Children and their parents are invited to share stories, music and creative activities. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies!

Sat, Sep 30, 2:00 pm
Children are invited to practice their reading skills with teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Tue, Oct 03, 10:00 am

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Thu, Oct 05, 10:00 am
In Praise of Autumn!
Stories and creative activities for preschool children and their parents! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Sat, Oct 07, 11:00 am
In Praise of Autumn!
Stories and creative activities for young chilldren and their parents! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies!

Sat, Oct 07, 2:00 pm
Children are invited to practice their reading skills with teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications at the children's desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Tue, Oct 10, 10:00 am
Pumpkin Time!
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Thu, Oct 12, 10:00 am
Pumpkin Time!
Stories and creative activities for preschool children and their parents! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Sat, Oct 14, 11:00 am
Pumpkin Time!
Stories and creative activities for young chilldren and their parents! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies!

Sat, Oct 14, 2:00 pm
Children are invited to practice their reading skills with teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications at the children's desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Tue, Oct 17, 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.) Preregister.

Play Me a Story! National Library Week

Wed, Oct 18, 5:30 pm
Families are invited to celebrate with a good book and a sticky craft! Join us for a howling good time! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Thu, Oct 19, 10:00 am
Love the Library!
Stories and creative activities for preschool children and their parents! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Sat, Oct 21, 11:00 am
Love the Library!
Stories and creative activities for young chilldren and their parents! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies!

Sat, Oct 21, 2:00 pm
Children are invited to practice their reading skills with teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications at the children's desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Tue, Oct 24, 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.) Preregister.

Paint a Pumpkin!

Wed, Oct 25, 5:30 pm
Families are invited to paint a pumpkin as we celebrate fall! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Thu, Oct 26, 10:00 am
Boo to YOU!
Stories and creative activities for preschool children and their parents! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Whooo Said Halloween?

Sat, Oct 28, 11:00 am
Young children and families are invited for a not-too-scary story and to show off their costumes at the Halloween parade and party! Refreshments served. Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Tue, Oct 31, 10:00 am
Sweet Treats!
Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.
Main Library

Baby Play Date!

Thu, Sep 21, 4:00 pm
Bring your baby, chat with other parents, and share a snack together at your very own baby play date! Ages 3-6 mos. (45 min.)

Preschool Picassos

Fri, Sep 22, 10:00 am
Stretch your creative muscles with an art class just for preschoolers. Each week we will explore new ways to showcase our growing skills. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Playdough Playtime

Fri, Sep 22, 11:00 am
Let your imagination run wild with the possibilities! Ages 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Fri, Sep 22, 3:30 pm
Calling all artists! Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Warning: we may get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Travels: India

Mon, Sep 25, 5:00 pm
Learn different songs, stories, and crafts from around the world! Ages 2-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Wed, Sep 27, 3:00 pm
Grades K-2.
Crazy8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and fun activities. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Wed, Sep 27, 4:00 pm
Grades 3-5.
Crazy8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Each week features math games, music and fun activities. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Travels: Ancient Greece

Thu, Sep 28, 3:30 pm
In conjunction with this month's "Where in Time Is Ms. Amber?" we will be using some tasty treats to build one of Ancient Greece’s most famous landmarks, the Parthenon. Ages 8-12. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Picassos

Fri, Sep 29, 10:00 am
Stretch your creative muscles with an art class just for preschoolers. Each week we will explore new ways to showcase our growing skills. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Fri, Sep 29, 3:30 pm
Calling all artists! Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Warning: we may get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Mini Book + Art Workshop: "The EARTH Book" by Todd Parr + Photographs From Special Exhibition, "Earth Works"

Mini Libro + Arte: “The EARTH Book” + Fotografías de la Exposición Especial, "Earth Works"
Tue, Oct 03, 3:30 pm
Martes, 03 de octubre, 3:30 pm
Young readers explore how humans interact with the earth and will be inspired to make eco-friendly art! This activity is a collaboration with the Norton Museum of Art and is made possible through the generosity of the Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Ages 6-8. Space is limited. (90 min.)
Los jóvenes lectores exploran la interacción entre los humanos y la tierra y se inspirarán a crear arte ecológico. Esta actividad es una colaboración con el Norton Museum of Art y es posible gracias a la generosidad del Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation. Edades 6-8. Cupo limitado. (90 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Wed, Oct 04, 3:00 pm
Grades K-2.
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8ers build, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Wed, Oct 04, 4:00 pm
Grades 3-5.
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8ers build, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Picassos

Fri, Oct 06, 10:30 am
Stretch your creative muscles with this art class just for preschoolers. Each week we will explore new ways to showcase our growing skills. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Fri, Oct 06, 3:30 pm
Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Warning: we may get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. First come, first served. (45 min.)

Yoga Power Hour

Sat, Oct 07, 11:00 am
Namaste everyone! It's time for a yoga story time class. Bring a mat or towel to class and wear comfortable clothing. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Sat, Oct 07, 2:00 pm

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Wed, Oct 11, 3:00 pm
Grades K-2.
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8ers build, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Wed, Oct 11, 4:00 pm
Grades 3-5.
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8ers build, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Picassos

Fri, Oct 13, 10:30 am
Stretch your creative muscles with this art class just for preschoolers. Each week we will explore new ways to showcase our growing skills. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Fri, Oct 13, 3:30 pm
Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Warning: we may get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. First come, first served. (45 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Wed, Oct 18, 3:00 pm
Grades K-2.
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8ers build, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Wed, Oct 18, 4:00 pm
Grades 3-5.
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8ers build, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Where in Time is Ms. Amber?

Thu, Oct 19, 3:30 pm
Explore ancient Egypt during a time of pharaohs, mummies and pyramids. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. First come, first served. (45 min.)

Preschool Picassos

Fri, Oct 20, 10:30 am
Stretch your creative muscles with this art class just for preschoolers. Each week we will explore new ways to showcase our growing skills. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Fri, Oct 20, 3:30 pm
Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Warning: we may get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. First come, first served. (45 min.)

Book Club Play Date: “I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More!” by Karen Beaumont

Sat, Oct 21, 11:00 am
Help foster your children’s love of literacy with book club play dates. We will read books, play games, crafts and have lots of fun! Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Mon, Oct 23, 5:00 pm
Get together with other Pokémon fans to play games, make crafts, and talk about your favorite Pokémon. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

DIY Halloween

Tue, Oct 24, 5:00 pm
Create and decorate your own decorations for Halloween! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Wed, Oct 25, 3:00 pm
Grades K-2.
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8ers build, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Wed, Oct 25, 4:00 pm
Grades 3-5.
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8ers build, run and jump, make music, make a mess all while bonding with new friends over math. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Vulture Encounter

Thu, Oct 26, 11:00 am
Meet one of Florida's birds of prey up close! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Travels: Ancient Egyptian Pyramids

Thu, Oct 26, 3:30 pm
Dress to get messy as we build pyramids using everyday kitchen items. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.)

Preschool Picassos

Fri, Oct 27, 10:30 am
Stretch your creative muscles with this art class just for preschoolers. Each week we will explore new ways to showcase our growing skills. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Artful Pumpkins

Fri, Oct 27, 2:30 pm
Create a scary or silly mini pumpkin! Ages 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Fri, Oct 27, 3:30 pm
Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Warning: we may get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. First come, first served. (45 min.)
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

Make & Take Craft

Thu, Sep 21, 3:00 pm
Go crazy with an assortment of crafts from throughout the year. Ages 3-10. (45 min.)

NEW DATE - Exciting Electrons

Mon, Oct 02, 4:00 pm

This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up!

Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Sat, Oct 07, 11:00 am

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Club LEGO® Bricks & More

Mon, Oct 16, 4:00 pm
Imagine, build and play with our collection of building bricks. Ages 5-12. Limit 12. (45 min.)

Who’s That Pokémon?

Tue, Oct 24, 4:00 pm
Pokémon lovers unite! Bring your cards to share your Pokéknowledge with friends while playing games or making a Pokécraft. Ages 9-12. Limit 20. (45 min.)

Trick or Treat Tales

Thu, Oct 26, 3:30 pm
We’ll have a howling good time with not-so-scary stories, songs and create a creepy craft. Costumes welcomed. Ages 3-9. Limit 20. (45 min.)
Royal Palm Beach Branch

NEW DATE - We Can Do Anything! Meet Ms. Wheelchair Florida 2017!

Thu, Sep 21, 4:30 pm
Katherine Magnoli, Ms. Wheelchair Florida 2017 and children’s author, will be here to inspire us with her positive message of “Youbilities,” focusing on the strengths and abilities that each person possesses. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Monkey Around With Makey Makey!

Fri, Sep 22, 4:00 pm
Learn how to use our new Makey Makey kits to creatively interact with computers. Another great STEM activity! Ages 7-11. Limit 8. (60 min.) Preregister.

Geeky Papercrafts: Superheroes!

Mon, Sep 25, 3:30 pm
It's National Comic Book Day! Make paper models of awesome superheroes from our favorite comics! Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pajamarama Story Time: Leaves & Trees

Mon, Sep 25, 6:30 pm
Chicka, chicka, boom boom! I hope there is enough room up the alphabet tree! Listen to silly stories, songs and fingerplays and make a special autumn craft. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals are welcome. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Fri, Oct 06, 10:30 am

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

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

Fri, Oct 13, 10:00 am
October is Fire Safety Month! PBC Fire Rescue will share fire safety tips and afterwards, you can pretend you are a firefighter and “touch” a real fire engine! Ages 0-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess, Anyone? Beginners Chess Club

Sat, Oct 14, 2:30 pm
Learn the basics of this strategic game. If you already know how to play, come on in. All skill levels are welcome. Materials provided. Ages 8-17. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

NEW DATE - Exciting Electrons

Mon, Oct 16, 3:30 pm

This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up!

Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pajamarama Story Time: Pumpkin Patch Time

Mon, Oct 16, 6:30 pm
Listen to silly stories, songs and fingerplays about pumpkins! Wear your favorite PJ’s and bring a smock to cover them so they won’t get dirty during our pumpkin surprise! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Snap to It With Snap Circuits!

Tue, Oct 17, 4:00 pm
Explore a variety of projects and games with a circuit board that features sound, light and motion. Another great STEM activity! Ages 8-11. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

The “Under Construction” LEGO® Crew

Thu, Oct 19, 4:00 pm
Use our LEGO® bricks to build original creations! Work by yourself or as a team to bring our building challenges to life. Show us your skills! Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Monster Rocks! Rock Painting Fun

Fri, Oct 20, 3:30 pm
Paint your rocks to look like monsters and keep or hide them anywhere in our community. Materials provided. Ages 5 & up. Limit 25. (75 min.) Preregister.

RPB Kids Coloring Club: It’s Harvest Time!

Mon, Oct 23, 3:30 pm
Color your favorite characters, designs and more to celebrate the harvest season. Worksheets and coloring sheets will be provided. Feel free to bring your own favorite coloring book! Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

It’s Alive! Circuit Bug Creations

Mon, Oct 23, 6:30 pm
Make a simple closed circuit and bring your bug creation to “life” by making its’ eyes glow! Materials provided. Ages 8-12. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

“Not So Spooky” Afternoon Movie

Thu, Oct 26, 3:30 pm
"Hotel Transylvania 2." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (89 min.) Kick back, relax and watch a fun movie with friends and family! Ages 8 & up. Preregister.
PG

Crazy Costume Parade & Story Time

Tue, Oct 31, 10:00 am
March around in our annual parade dressed up in your favorite costume. Listen to some “not-so-scary” stories and make a craft to take home. Ages 0-5. (45 min.) Preregister.
Tequesta Branch

STEAM Club

Wed, Sep 27, 3:30 pm
A new project or guest speaker each week based in science, technology, engineering, art or math. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Club

Wed, Oct 04, 3:30 pm
A new project or guest speaker each week based in science, technology, engineering, art or math. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Wed, Oct 11, 3:30 pm

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Club

Wed, Oct 11, 3:30 pm
A new project or guest speaker each week based in science, technology, engineering, art or math. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Club

Wed, Oct 18, 3:30 pm
A new project or guest speaker each week based in science, technology, engineering, art or math. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Breakfast With a Book: "The Witches," by Roald Dahl

Sat, Oct 21, 10:30 am
Enjoy a light breakfast, fun activities and a book discussion with friends. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Club

Wed, Oct 25, 3:30 pm
A new project or guest speaker each week based in science, technology, engineering, art or math. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.
Wellington Branch

Movie Matinee

Fri, Sep 22, 2:30 pm
"Minions." ©Universal Pictures. (91 min.)
PG

NEW DATE - Exciting Electrons

Tue, Sep 26, 3:00 pm

This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up!

Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Fri, Oct 06, 3:00 pm

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Painting Pals

Sat, Oct 07, 3:00 pm
Unleash your imagination to create colorful artwork. Ages 5-10. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Tween Gaming

Tue, Oct 10, 2:30 pm
Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (90 min.)

LEGO® Bricks

Thu, Oct 12, 3:00 pm
Play, imagine and create with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Coloring Calaveras

Tue, Oct 17, 3:00 pm
Create colorful sugar skull masks using your creativity and imagination. Ages 8-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Picture Frame Design

Tue, Oct 24, 2:30 pm
Create and design your own picture frame as a gift or for yourself. Ages 6-12. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Movie Matinee

Fri, Oct 27, 2:30 pm
"Hotel Transylvania." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (91 min.)
PG

Spooktacular Story Time

Sat, Oct 28, 11:00 am
Pumpkins, scarecrows, candy, oh my! Come dressed in your best costumes for fun-filled stories, songs, a craft and a library costume parade! Ages 2-6. Limit 50. (60 min.)

Creepy Coloring

Tue, Oct 31, 3:00 pm
Get spooky with our Halloween-themed coloring pages. Ages 5-10. Limit 24. (45 min.)
West Boca Branch

Hispanic Heritage: Making Tortillas & Arepas

Thu, Sep 21, 3:00 pm
Hands-on demonstration of the foods used in Latin American recipes. Children will have the opportunity to make tortillas and arepas with masa dough (no cooking or eating). First come, first served. Ages 4 & up. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Elephant Appreciation Day

Sat, Sep 23, 10:30 am
They say an elephant never forgets, so let’s not forget this special animal on their special day! Celebrate these beloved pachyderms with stories, songs and crafts. First come, first served. Ages 3 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Bouncing Babies

Mon, Sep 25, 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.

Young Artists: Sky Is the Limit Watercolor

Tue, Sep 26, 3:30 pm
Paint out-of-this-world scenes with unique metallic and glitter liquid watercolor paints. First come, first served. Ages 8 & up. Limit 24. (60 min.)

Exciting Electrons!

Wed, Sep 27, 3:30 pm

This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up!

Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Saturday Toddler Time

Sat, Sep 30, 10:30 am
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. First come, first served. Ages 1-2. Limit 20. (30 min.)

Catch the Sun

Tue, Oct 10, 3:30 pm
Use special paint to decorate shimmering sun catchers that will brighten any room. First come, first served. Ages 4 & up. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Sat, Oct 14, 10:30 am

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Cartoons & Coloring

Mon, Oct 16, 10:30 am
Color while watching some "Saturday" morning cartoons. Coloring sheets of varying difficulty will be provided along with crayons and colored pencils. Grades K-5. (60 min.)

Afternoon Crafts

Mon, Oct 16, 2:30 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.)

Robot Turtles

Tue, Oct 17, 3:30 pm
Through simple commands used to program the Robot Turtle, learn what it means to write code, debug and use functions while having fun. First come, first served. Ages 5-10. Limit 8. (60 min.)

Robot Turtles

Thu, Oct 19, 3:30 pm
Through simple commands used to program the Robot Turtle, learn what it means to write code, debug and use functions while having fun. First come, first served. Ages 5-10. Limit 8. (60 min.)

Bouncing Babies

Mon, Oct 23, 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.

Draw Your World Purple

Tue, Oct 24, 3:30 pm
Follow Harold and his purple crayon as he draws his way through an exciting adventure. Put on your thinking caps and get out a purple crayon while we read Crockett Johnson’s “Harold and the Purple Crayon.” First come, first served. Ages 3 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)

Young Artists: Paint Silly Monsters

Thu, Oct 26, 3:30 pm
Use tempera paint to create a not-so-scary masterpiece. First come, first served. Ages 8 & up. Limit 16. (60 min.)

Peek-A-Boo!

Sat, Oct 28, 10:30 am
We’ll read a not-so-scary Halloween story and dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

Peek-A-Boo!

Mon, Oct 30, 10:30 am
We’ll read a not-so-scary Halloween story and dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Crafts

Mon, Oct 30, 3:30 pm
Wear a costume or just come as yourself and make a Halloween-themed craft while listening to fun Halloween music. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.)

Peek-A-Boo!

Tue, Oct 31, 10:30 am
We’ll read a not-so-scary Halloween story and dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Monster Mash

Tue, Oct 31, 11:30 am
Gather with other ghouls, goblins, heroes, princesses and just regular kids for a monstrous time of Halloween stories, music, and a craft. First come, first served. Ages 3 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)
West Boynton Branch

Namaste & Play

Thu, Sep 21, 3:30 pm
Get your zen on by practicing stretching and breathing through practical games and easy activities. Wear comfy clothes and bring your own mat or towel! Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Exciting Electrons!

Mon, Sep 25, 3:30 pm

This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up!

Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Wed, Sep 27, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Reading Buddies

Wed, Sep 27, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read aloud and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Coloring

Fri, Sep 29, 10:15 am
Tiny hands have fun with a relaxing morning of coloring. Great for fine motor skills and socialization! Ages 2 & up. (30 min.) Preregister.

STEM-tastic Readers

Fri, Sep 29, 1:00 pm
Starting with the first book in the "Little Legends" series by Tom Percival, "The Spell Thief," we'll have games, STEM experiments, discussions, and lots of fun. Copies of the book are available. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEM-tastic Readers

Fri, Sep 29, 4:00 pm
Starting with the first book in the "Little Legends" series by Tom Percival, "The Spell Thief," we'll have games, STEM experiments, discussions, and lots of fun. Copies of the book are available. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Road Trip to California

Mon, Oct 02, 3:45 pm
Buckle up for an exciting ride. Explore the Golden State from its smoggy freeways to its giant redwood forests and a pit stop at Disneyland! Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess

Wed, Oct 04, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Reading Buddies

Wed, Oct 04, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read aloud and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Music Mess

Thu, Oct 05, 3:30 pm
Turn an ordinary mess into a musical celebration using recycled materials to make your very own instrument. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Doodle Blocks

Tue, Oct 10, 3:30 pm
Create awesome pieces of art in a fun and relaxing atmosphere with doodle lines and small patterns. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess

Wed, Oct 11, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Reading Buddies

Wed, Oct 11, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read aloud and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Spanish Club for Niños!

Thu, Oct 12, 3:30 pm
Spanish Club is packed with songs, rhymes, jokes and tongue twisters designed to be engaging, memorable and enjoyable. For any level Spanish, native to novice. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Fri, Oct 13, 10:30 am

Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

"Goosebumps" Celebration

Fri, Oct 13, 3:30 pm
It's the spookiest day of the year, Friday the 13th! Spend a whole afternoon dedicated to one of the spookiest book series, "Goosebumps." Dress for a slimy mess. Grades 2-4. (60 min.) Preregister.

"Dora the Explorer" Fiesta!

Fiesta de Dora La Exploradora
Sat, Oct 14, 11:00 am
Sábado, 14 de octubre, 11:00 am
Fête Hispanic Heritage Month with a "Dora the Explorer" fiesta. Bilingual songs and games in English and Spanish. Costumes welcomed. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister.
Celebremos Herencia Hispana este mes con una Fiesta de Dora la Exploradora. Canciones y juegos bilingües en inglés y español. Disfraces bienvenidos. Edades 3-6 años. Se requiere registrarse. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Cinema

Sat, Oct 14, 2:30 pm
"Lego Scooby-Doo!: Haunted Hollywood." ©Warner Bros. (75 min.) Build your own "Mystery Machine" inspired by Scooby-dooby-doo! Ages 5 & up. Preregister.
Not rated.

Easy Quilling for Kids

Mon, Oct 16, 4:45 pm
Learn the art of rolling, shaping & gluing paper together to create amazing imaginary landscapes, animals, or abstract masterpieces. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.)

Chess

Wed, Oct 18, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Reading Buddies

Wed, Oct 18, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read aloud and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Mickey Mouse & Masterpieces

Tue, Oct 24, 3:30 pm
"Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey's Monster Musical." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (45 min.) Join us for a special Mickey Mouse & Masterpieces, color your favorite characters and watch "Mickey's Monster Musical." Ages 2 & up. Preregister.
Not rated.

Chess

Wed, Oct 25, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Reading Buddies

Wed, Oct 25, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can read aloud and play fun literacy games once a week with a teen to improve reading skills. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Monster Mash

Fri, Oct 27, 10:15 am
"Little Monsters," enjoy a morning of dancing, bubbles, parachute play and other ghoulish fun. Ages 2-3. (30 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Make & Take

Fri, Oct 27, 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.

Mask Mania

Mon, Oct 30, 3:30 pm
Need a last minute quick costume? Just love making crafts? Stop by and make your own mask. Ages 4 & up. (90 min.)

Halloween Hullabaloo

Tue, 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.