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Acreage Branch

You Can Be a Writer

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

Club Pokémon

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

Acting Up

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

Toddler Art Time

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

Toddler Art Time

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

LEGO® Builders Club

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

Bingo Bonanza

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

After-School Game Time

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

Crafts for Kids

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

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

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

Moms Are Marvelous!

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

After-School LEGO® Builders Club

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

Club Pokémon

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

Cookie Book Club

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

Read In!

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

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

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

National Poetry Month: Blackout Poetry Series

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

Toddler Read & Play

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

Preschool Story Time

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

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

Bilingual Family Story Times

Hora de cuentos bilingües
Sat, Apr 29, 10:30 am
Sábado, 29 de abril, 10:30 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. Se requiere registrarse. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

Family Story Times

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

Read In!

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

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

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

Toddler Read & Play

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

Preschool Story Time

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

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

Cinco de Mayo

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

Tween Tech: Coding

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

Family Story Times

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

Read In!

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

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

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

Toddler Read & Play

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

Preschool Story Time

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

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

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües
Sat, May 13, 10:30 am
Sábado, 13 de mayo, 10:30 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. Se requiere registrarse. (45 min.) Preregister.

Mother's Day Crafts

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

Family Story Times

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

Read In!

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

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

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

Toddler Read & Play

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

Haitian Heritage Month: Interactive Storytelling

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

Preschool Story Time

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

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

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

STEAM Make & Discover Fridays

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

Story Hour

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

Tales & Riddles From Haiti

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

Family Story Times

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

Read In!

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

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

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

Toddler Read & Play

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

Preschool Story Time

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

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües
Sat, May 27, 10:30 am
Sábado, 27 de mayo, 10:30 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. Se requiere registrarse. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

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

Toddler Read & Play

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

Preschool Story Time

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

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

Toomey Family Fun Night

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

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

Hooray! It's Mother's Day

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Magic Tree House Club

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

Pokémon Club

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

Debate Club

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

May the 4th Be With You

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Keep Calm & Color

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Peppermint Soap & Lavender

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

Dinosaurs With Ms. Dez

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

Toddler Dot Art

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Scratch Art

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

Kids Chess Class for Beginners

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

Kids Chess Club

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

LEGO® Bricks & More

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

Home School Art Show

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

Debate Club

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Scratch® Video Game & Animation Studio

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

CANCELLED - Monster Tours

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

Whooo Loves Owls?

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

CANCELLED - We Heart Art

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

My Mother Is Mine: A Celebration of Moms

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

"Totally Cool Journals, Notebooks & Diaries"

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

Chess Club

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

Crafternoon

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

Fairly Awesome Tales

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

STEM Fun

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

Stay & Play

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

Flower Pot Planting Party

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

Stay & Play

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

Afternoon Movie

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

Cuddle Up Story Time

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

Wigglecise

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

Mother's Day Kisses

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

How Does Your Garden Grow?

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

Water Safety: It's Cool to Be Safe

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

Stay & Play

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

Little Hands Create: Puffy Paints!

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

LEGO® Club

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

Drop-In Coloring Club

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

May the 4th Be With You

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

Home-Schoolers & Others: Explore the Nation

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

We Love "Elephant & Piggie!"

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

LEGO® Club

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

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

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

Drop-In Coloring Club

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

Pajama Story Time: Pedal On!

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

LEGO® Club

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

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

Tue, Apr 25, 10:00 am

One of the premier Celtic harp players in the world offers an introduction to this instrument and shares tales that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

A Night at the Movies

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

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

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

Happy Mother's Day!

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

I Love You in Many Ways

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

Mom & Me: Altered Books

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

A Night at the Movies

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

Family Dance Party

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

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

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

Toddler Art

Wed, May 24, 9:15 am
Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for your tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

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

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

Fine Motor Fun

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

Baby Build It!

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

CANCELLED - Computer Classes for Kids

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

Children's Day/Book Day

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

Nail Art Club

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

Playdough Club!

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

Art Therapy for Kids!

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

Toddler Time

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

Cookies! I Love Cookies!

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

Coloring Club

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

Haitian Craft!

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

Nail Art Club!

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

Toddler Time

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

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

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

Super Saturday Story Times

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

Toddler Story Times

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

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

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

Super Saturday Story Times

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

Toddler Story Times

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

Play Me a Story/Play Me a Party!

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

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

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

Super Saturday Story Times

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

Toddler Story Times

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

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

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

Super Saturday Story Times

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

Where in the World Is Ms. Amber?

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

Art Lab

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

Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day

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

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

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

May the 4th Be With You

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

Art Lab

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

Yoga Power Hour

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

Free Comic Book Day

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

Teacher Appreciation Craft

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

Where in the World Is Ms. Amber?

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

1, 2, 3, Play With Me

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

Art Lab

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

Crafternoon: Mother's Day Edition

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

Pokémon Club

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

Bats!

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

Dual Language Story Time Class

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

1, 2, 3, Play With Me

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

Art Lab

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

Reading Buddies

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

Toddler Travels: France

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

Reading Buddies

Tue, May 23 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, May 22.

Button Tree Art

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

Reading Buddies

Wed, May 24 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, May 22.

Reading Buddies

Thu, May 25 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, May 22.

Hour of Code

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

Reading Buddies

Fri, May 26 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, May 22.

Art Lab

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

Reading Buddies

Sat, May 27 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, May 22.

Reading Buddies

Sun, May 28 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, May 22.

Reading Buddies

Mon, May 29 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, May 22.

Reading Buddies

Tue, May 30 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, May 22.

Reading Buddies

Wed, May 31 (All day)
Children in Grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. The first session starts on Tue, Jun 13. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, May 22.
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

STEM Make & Discover

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

Little Builders

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

Cupcakes Galore

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

Little Builders

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

Club LEGO® Bricks & More

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

Little Builders

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

Mother’s Day Special

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

Little Builders

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

Family Movie Matinee

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

Club LEGO® Bricks & More

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

Little Builders

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

Pajamarama Story Time: Waves, Whales & Water

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

Aim High With Paper Airplane Crafts

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

Florida Animals Rule!

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

Stitching Starters Beginning Crochet

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

Musical Melodies With Mr. Alex & My Gym Wellington

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

Time for Ozobots!

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

Stories & Songs for You!

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

The “Under Construction” LEGO® Crew

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

Family Fun Hour: A Day at the Spa

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

Makey Makey

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

RPB Kids Coloring Club

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

End of the School Year Craft Bonanza Blowout!

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

STEAM Ship

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

STEAM Ship

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

Tot-Art

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

Art's Cool

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

STEAM Ship

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

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

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

Craftapalooza

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

I Love Art!

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

Movie Matinee

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

Tween Gaming

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

It's Mother's Day!

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

Craftapalooza

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

Key Chain Design!

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

I Love Art!

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

LEGO® Bricks

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

Things That Go

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

Coloring: Pokémon

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

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

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

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

Wed, Apr 26, 3:30 pm

One of the premier Celtic harp players in the world offers an introduction to this instrument and shares tales that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart.

All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day!

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

National Get Caught Reading Month

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

May the 4th Be With You

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

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

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

Turtle Talk

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

Make a Mother’s Day Card

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

Bouncing Babies

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

LEGO® Time

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

Saturday Toddler Time

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

Twosday Fun

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

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

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

Preschool Fun

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

Saturday Morning Crafts

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

Horse Day, Hooray!

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

Chess Class for Beginners

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

Chess Club

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

Reading Buddies

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

Chess Class for Beginners

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

Chess Club

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

Reading Buddies

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

Play & Read

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

Passport to Mexico

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

Chess Class for Beginners

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

Chess Club

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

Reading Buddies

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

Mother's Day, Hooray!

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

Movie Magic

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

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

LEGO® Juniors

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

Mickey Mouse & Masterpieces

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

Play & Read

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