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Adult Classes & Events

Writers LIVE! Presents: Peter Heller

Gardens Branch
Mon, Mar 27, 6:30 pm
This best-selling novelist will discuss his new book, “Celine.” (90 min.)

Hemingway’s Woods & Our Connection to Place

Wellington Branch
Mon, Mar 27, 6:30 pm
Examine Ernest Hemingway’s early life in the outdoors and the events that occurred there and how this approach invites us to reflect on our connection to our own places. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Mar 27, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian

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

Poetry Workshop

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

Book Discussion

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Join us as we discuss "Brooklyn," by Colm Toibin. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Main Library
Tue, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Martes, 28 de marzo, 2:00 pm
Gather for an entertaining afternoon of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board, or use one of ours. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Disfrute de una tarde de entretenimiento. Se requiere conocimiento básico del juego. Traiga su propio juego o utilice uno de los nuestros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras

(Individualized Assistance: Computers, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Martes, 28 de marzo, 2:00 pm
¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Lenses and Focal Length. Shutter Speeds. Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion Series

West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
Join librarian Stacy Alesi to discuss "My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry," by Fredrik Backman. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Crafternoon: Painted Bottle Vases

Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 3:30 pm
Upcycle empty wine and spirit bottles into pretty painted vases. Materials provided. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Eating Disorders: What You Need to Know

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 6:00 pm
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness will address the "Nine Truths about Eating Disorders" with a question-and-answer session. (60 min.) Preregister.

Beginning Salsa Workshop

Clase de Salsa Básica
Main Library
Tue, Mar 28, 6:00 pm
Martes, 28 de marzo, 6:00 pm
Enjoy tropical rhythms while learning basic salsa steps with dance instructor Javier LaTorre. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de ritmos tropicales mientras aprenderás pasos básicos de salsa con instructor Javier LaTorre. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Mar 28, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Zen Doodling for Adults

Wellington Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 6:30 pm
Join us for an hour of doodling in the Zentangle® style! Meditate and relax while creating works of art. All materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chair Yoga Class

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 10:00 am
Preregister, beginning Mon, Mar 20. Learn some relaxation methods and get some exercise with this chair yoga class featuring certified Kripalu yoga instructor, Carol Dias. Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothing. (60 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

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

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Chess Club

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

Celtic Cross Stitch Workshop: Irish-American Heritage Month

Main Library
Wed, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
Celebrate with Celtic and other Irish-inspired patterns. Basic cross stitch supplies will be provided. Fans of other types of needlework are welcome to join! (90 min.) Preregister.

Healthy Mind & Body Series: Yoga Meditation

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
Yoga and meditation together cleanse and harmonize the functions of the entire body, soothe and strengthen the nervous system, reduce stress, lower blood pressure, release trapped emotions, and calm and focus the mind. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stitchin' in the Stacks: A Cross Stitch Workshop

West Boca Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
Enjoy an afternoon of cross stitch with fellow enthusiasts. Basic cross stitch supplies will be provided. Join in the craft and conversation. (90 min.) Preregister.

"Still Dreaming"

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 2:30 pm
©Philomath Films. (93 min.) Watch award-winning documentary about a group of retired Broadway entertainers' production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book Discussion Series: Think Differently

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 6:30 pm
Discuss stories about people who may think and see the world differently than you do.“Furiously Funny: A Funny Book About Horrible Things,” by Jenny Lawson. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

AARP/IRS TAX HELP

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Mar 30, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents and last year’s completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

English Exchange

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

Gene Wilder Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Mar 30, 1:00 pm
"Start the Revolution Without Me." ©‎Warner Bros. (90 min.) Enjoy one of America's foremost comic actors in these iconic films. PG

How to Maintain Your Immune System

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Mar 30, 2:00 pm
Dr. James Heron, PCP with Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches, will provide information on natural ways to maintain a healthy immune system. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Mar 30, 2:00 pm
"Sully." ©Warner Bros. (96 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

"Read Local" Author Forums

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 30, 2:30 pm
Enjoy readings and presentations from writers handpicked from our Local Author Collection. Your next favorite author may live right here in Palm Beach County! (2 hr.) Preregister.

Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Government Contracting 101

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Mar 30, 2:30 pm
Learn how to find bid opportunities and gain an understanding of the SBA's certification programs. (90 min.) Preregister.

Healthy Mind & Body Series: Functional Foods

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 30, 3:30 pm
Superfoods may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases through healthy lifestyle choices. Give yourself a health boost with powerhouse foods. (60 min.) Preregister.

AARP/IRS TAX HELP

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Mar 31, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents and last year’s completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 31, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (4 hr.)

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Mar 31, 2:00 pm
Andy Reese talks about how to file claims, obtain benefits, and answer any questions you may have. (60 min.) Preregister.

Musical Memories With Stan Lewis

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Mar 31, 2:00 pm
Enjoy the musical memories of Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and others from the 40s and 50s with singer and entertainer Stan Lewis. (60 min.) Preregister.

Schmoozing About Jewish Novels

West Boca Branch
Fri, Mar 31, 2:00 pm
Join librarian Stacy Alesi for a discussion of new and popular Jewish fiction. (60 min.)

Book-A-Librarian

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

Genealogy Help: One-On-One Sign-Up

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

Adult Coloring

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 01, 10:30 am
These intricate designs and patterns offer a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. All materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

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

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 01, 2:00 pm
Do you enjoy sewing by hand? Have fun with embroidery and cross stitch! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Current Events Discussion Group

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

English Exchange

Main Library
Mon, Apr 03, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 03, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Medical Mondays: Atrial Fibrillation

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 03, 2:00 pm
Dr. Jonathan Rosman, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss the topic and answer questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Joy Fielding

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 03, 2:00 pm
This best-selling novelist will talk about her latest book, "She's Not There." (90 min.)

A Tale to Remember: How to Tell Your Life Stories so They Shine

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 03, 2:00 pm
Leila Alson, speech coach, author, professor and speech pathologist shares techniques for your voice, facial expression and style. (60 min.) Preregister.

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

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

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 03, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

E-Magazines: Zinio

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 10:30 am
Learn about using this new service to read magazines online. (60 min.) Preregister.

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

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

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

"Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns"

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
Swing: Pure Pleasure. ©PBS. (90 min.) Not rated. Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

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

Peace Corps: The World Is Waiting

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
Peace Corps volunteers of all ages work at the grassroots level to create change that lasts. Returned Peace Corps volunteer Steve Hunsicker, who served as an older volunteer, will talk about overseas opportunities for people of all ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Fabric Baskets for Spring

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
Using fabric and glue, create a unique spring basket to take home. (2 hr.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
Aperture and Depth of Field. Light I–Found or Ambient Light. Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Art for Adults: Watercolor Techniques II

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 2:00 pm
Take your skills to the next level in this second class of the Watercolor Series. Fine tune your art and paint the beauty of nature in landscapes. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Coloring Crafternoon

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

Asistencia individualizada: computadoras

(Speak With a Specialist, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 04, 2:30 pm
Martes, 04 de abril, 2:30 pm
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de las computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Desea buscar información de un tema en particular? Llame para hacer una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 6:00 pm
Organize your photos and record your memories with scrapbooking techniques and materials. Bring your photos, unfinished scrapbooks, and materials to trade. Some materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Sharon Weinberger

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 6:30 pm
This national security journalist and Harvard fellow will discuss "The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World." (90 min.)

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Apr 04, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

Out of Chaos: Survival During the Holocaust

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 10:00 am
Henry Stark, a contributor to the book "Out of Chaos: Hidden Children Remember The Holocaust," talks about surviving the Holocaust as a hidden child in Belgium. (60 min.) Preregister.

Ancestry.com Library Edition

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 10:15 am
Learn how to navigate this online database. Bring names of family members with you to start researching your family tree. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Writers LIVE! Presents: Davis Bunn

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 2:00 pm
Internationally best-selling author Davis Bunn discusses his latest novel, "Miramar Bay." A book signing will follow. (90 min.)

Backgammon Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 2:00 pm
Backgammon fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.

Holocaust Days of Remembrance: Righteous Among the Nations Documentary Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 2:00 pm
"The Hidden Child." ©PBS Home Video. (60 min.) This documentary chronicles the wartime experiences of Maud Dahme, one of an estimated 5,000 Jewish children hidden from the Nazis. (90 min.)

Medicare 101

West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 2:00 pm
The Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) organization presents an overview of Medicare options including all the different plans and benefits. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

Tom Hanks Mini Film Festival

Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 2:30 pm
"Sully." ©‎Warner Bros. (96 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 6:30 pm
How to Stop Worrying and Start Investing. How Investors Make Money. Understanding Investments. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Mason Jar Meals: Rainbow Bean Soup

Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 7:00 pm
Fill a mason jar with layered ingredients for a delicious soup mix for home cooking and gift-giving. Materials provided. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 06, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

AARP / IRS TAX HELP

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Apr 06, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents, and last year’s completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 06, 10:30 am
Call to book a time with staff and learn how to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

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

Florida Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 06, 1:00 pm
"The Birdcage." ©‎Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (117 min.) Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida! R

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Main Library
Thu, Apr 06, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 06 de abril, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, Apr 06, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

Create a Memory Page

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 06, 2:00 pm
Create artful displays to commemorate special events and those you love as we guide you through creating a memory page. Bring personal photos and your imagination, we'll provide the rest. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Apr 06, 2:00 pm
The Making of the Museum. The Art of Ancient Greece and Rome. Ancient Egyptian Art. Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Adult Coloring

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Apr 06, 2:30 pm
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring ... and color yourself calm. Materials provided. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

Practical Mindfulness

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 06, 3:00 pm
Learn how to become mindful through the practice of meditation. This class consists of a lecture, a question-and-answer session, and meditation. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister.

Muggle Book Discussion

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 06, 5:30 pm
"The Sorcerer’s Stone" and "The Chamber of Secrets." Create a wand. Explore and relive the world of Harry Potter as depicted by best-selling author J.K. Rowling. Each week participants discuss Harry’s magical journey, as well as craft a little magic of their own. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Writer's Critique Workshop

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

AARP / IRS TAX HELP

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Apr 07, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents, and last year’s completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Fri, Apr 07, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Credit Confidence: A ClearPoint Educational Course

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Apr 07, 2:00 pm
Learn how credit can affect your financial life and identify strategies to manage it now and in the future. For additional information, visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org. (60 min.) Preregister.

Yarn All About It!

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 07, 2:00 pm
Meet fellow crafters, and have a new space to work on your project. This is not a beginners' course, though all skill levels are welcome. (90 min.) Preregister.

Coloring Club for Adults!

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

Music by Laible Blu

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Apr 07, 2:00 pm
Delight in the music of this folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.) Preregister.

Hooked on Crochet

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

Trivia Contest!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 08, 2:00 pm
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team, or join others and play along. (90 min.) Preregister.

Holocaust Days of Remembrance: Righteous Among the Nations Documentary Series

Tequesta Branch
Sat, Apr 08, 2:00 pm
"My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes." ©PBS. (90 min.) This documentary chronicles the incredible true story of Gino Bartali, Tour de France cycling champion, who risked his life to save refugees in World War II. All ages. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
Sun, Apr 09, 2:00 pm
"Coming Home." ©Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. (109 min.) In Mandarin with English subtitles.

Exploring Jewish Genealogy

West Boca Branch
Sun, Apr 09, 2:00 pm
Professional genealogist Mark Fearer sheds light on the myriad challenges that make exploring Jewish genealogy unlike any other, including complications stemming from name changes and records lost in the Shoah. (60 min.) Preregister.

Write! Read! Critique!

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

Medicare 101

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Apr 10, 10:30 am
The Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) organization presents an overview of Medicare options including all the different plans and benefits. Onsite enrollment assistance offered. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Main Library
Mon, Apr 10, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 10, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 10, 2:00 pm
Do you need assistance with your e-reader or downloading an e-book? Need assistance with your tablet or smartphone? We can help! Call and schedule a hands-on session with one of our librarians. (30 min.)

Adult Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 10, 2:00 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Apr 10, 2:30 pm
Being a Dead Egyptian. Being an Egyptian Worker. The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Florida Constitution Revision Committee

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 10, 6:00 pm
Every 20 years the Florida Constitution Revision Committee assembles to review the Florida Constitution and make recommendations; they are due to meet in 2017. Presented by PBC Bar Association. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 10, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Chess Club for Adults

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

"Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns"

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Swing: The Velocity of Celebration. ©PBS. (105 min.) Not rated. Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

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

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Main Library
Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Martes, 11 de abril, 2:00 pm
Gather for an entertaining afternoon of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board, or use one of ours! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Disfrute de una tarde de entretenimiento. Se requiere conocimiento básico del juego. Traiga su propio juego o utilice uno de los nuestros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Medications ... You M.U.S.T. Be Careful!

Main Library
Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Discuss the general risks and benefits of medications. This Medication Use Safety Training workshop's information is provided by the National Council on Patient Information and Education. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Light II–Color and Intensity. Light III–Introduced Light. Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Art for Adults: Watercolor Open Studio

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Create your own original watercolor masterpiece. No lessons here, just time and space to shape your vision into a finished work of art. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Crafternoon: Tissue Paper Stained Glass

West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 2:00 pm
Using tissue paper and paper-cutting techniques create suncatchers with a stained glass effect to hang in your windows. (60 min.) Preregister.

Asistencia individualizada: computadoras

(Speak With a Specialist, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 11, 2:30 pm
Martes, 11 de abril, 2:30 pm
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de las computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Desea buscar información de un tema en particular? Llame para hacer una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Sit 'n' Stitch

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

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 6:00 pm
Concept: award-winning party game that relies on your skills in deduction and partnership to acquire the most points. Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. (90 min.) Preregister.

Creative Writing Workshop

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 6:30 pm
Share your fiction, poetry or nonfiction with a supportive group of fellow writers and offer constructive advice. Sessions include guided readings of published works, highlighting the techniques and devices used by the masters. (90 min.) Preregister.

Small Claims Lawsuits & Mediations

Main Library
Tue, Apr 11, 6:30 pm
Learn to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. Find out about pre-trial, trial and collection proceedings. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Apr 11, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 7:00 pm
The game’s afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

April Showers? Make Paper Flowers!

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 10:30 am
Discover the art of Victorian paper flowers and make spring flowers. Materials provided, but a small, sharp pair of scissors may be helpful. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Tom Hanks Mini Film Festival

Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
"Captain Phillips." ©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (135 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Main Library
Wed, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
Basic cross stitch supplies provided. Fans of other types of needlework are welcome to join in the craft and conversation as well! (60 min.) Preregister.

Medicare Information

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
Join SHINE for a free Medicare information event covering how you can take advantage of Medicare’s many options. Bring your questions! (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Robert Dugoni

West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 2:00 pm
This best-selling author will discuss his new book, "The Trapped Girl." (90 min.)

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 2:30 pm
Call to book a time with staff and learn how to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

The Coloring Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 6:30 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book to work on. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 6:30 pm
Starting with Stocks. The Basics of Bonds. Understanding Investments. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

AARP / IRS TAX HELP

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents, and last year’s completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

Discover Axis 360

Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 10:30 am
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

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

Florida Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 1:00 pm
"Easy to Love." ©‎Warner Bros. (96 min.) Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida! Not rated.

Book & Film Discussion: National Garden Month

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 1:30 pm
Book discussion. Return on 4/20 to see the film adaptation followed by a brief discussion. Frances Hodgson Burnett's timeless classic, "The Secret Garden" recounts how a young girl comes to live in a lonely house on the English moors and discovers a mysterious locked garden. (60 min.)

Recycle Craft

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 2:00 pm
Make a woven placemat out of wallpaper samples. (90 min.)

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, Apr 13, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

Movies at Main

Main Library
Thu, Apr 13, 2:00 pm
"The Queen of Katwe." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (124 min.) PG Preregister.

Coloring for Adults: Safari

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 2:00 pm
Join us for a colorful journey into the wilds of the Serengeti and the Limpopo. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 2:00 pm
Asian Art. The Ancient Near East and Islamic Art. European Painting I–The Renaissance. Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Best Books of 2016

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 4:30 pm
Join Stacie M. Kiner as she discusses some of National Public Radio's (NPR) best 100 Books of 2016. (60 min.) Preregister.

Muggle Book Discussion

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 5:30 pm
"The Prisoner of Azkaban" and "The Goblet of Fire." Fashion a mini-monster book of Monsters. Explore and relive the world of Harry Potter as depicted by best-selling author J.K. Rowling. Each week participants discuss Harry’s magical journey, as well as craft a little magic of their own. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

We're Going on a Photo Hunt & Library Tour

Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 7:00 pm
Discover new things about your library by taking part in a fun photo scavenger hunt. (60 min.) Preregister.

AARP / IRS TAX HELP

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 10:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring a valid picture ID, current tax documents, and last year’s completed tax returns. First-come, first-served. (3 hr.)

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

Celebrate National Scrabble Day

West Boca Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 1:00 pm
Join your neighbors to play this classic word game for fun, following the official Scrabble rules. (2.5 hr.)

Japanese Bookbinding

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 2:00 pm
Create a simple, handmade booklet in this long-standing Japanese stab binding tradition. Supplies provided; bring special paper if desired. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 2:00 pm
"The Wolf of Wall Street." ©Paramount Pictures. (179 min.) R Preregister.

Sit 'n' Stitch

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 2:00 pm
Looking for a new project to crochet? Want to socialize with other yarn enthusiasts? Patterns provided. Pick up a materials list when you register. (90 min.) Preregister.

Holocaust Days of Remembrance: Righteous Among the Nations Documentary Series

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 2:30 pm
"Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands." ©PBS Home Video. (60 min.) Robert Satloff set off post 9/11 to find an Arab hero whose story would change the way Arabs view Jews, themselves and their history. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Meet the Author: Dr. Gilbert Singletary

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 11:00 am
Dr. Singletary, born and raised in Pahokee, accomplished his dreams through college athletics to build an impressive career. “Crossroads: An American Case Study.” Book signing to follow. (90 min.)

Kitchen Chat: Soups & Salads

Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 2:00 pm
Borrow a cookbook, test a recipe, share your tips, and kitchen adventures. Watch The Great Courses® How to Grow Anything Container Gardening – Tips and Techniques. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Movie Matinee: Earth Day

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 2:00 pm
"Born Free." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (95 min.) PG Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Palm Beach Peril: The Birth of a Thriller With Meg Gardiner & the International Thriller Writers Debut Authors Panel

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 2:00 pm
Best-selling novelist Meg Gardiner hosts a panel of debut thriller writers. Oline Cogdill of the Sun-Sentinel moderates. A book signing will follow. (90 min.)

Ready, Set, Let's Start a Seedling Exchange!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 2:00 pm
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle from Community Faith Outreach presents on food sustainability and tips on growing your own fruits, veggies and herbs in your backyard. Seedlings will be distributed to attendees. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister.

Guía básica sobre el crédito bancario y el sistema financiero de los EEUU

(Understand Credit by Exploring the US Financial System: A Clearpoint Educational Course, in Spanish)
Main Library
Sat, Apr 15, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 15 de abril, 2:00 pm
Infórmese cómo su puntaje de crédito afecta su vida financiera. Aprenda a establecer metas financieras y como evitar no ser víctima de estafas. Charla gratis ofrecida por ClearPoint https://www.clearpoint.org/es/. (60 min.)

Acoustic Java Jam

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

Current Events Discussion Group

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

Monday Morning Coloring

Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 17, 10:30 am
Take time to relax and color. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Main Library
Mon, Apr 17, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 17, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 17, 2:00 pm
"The Accountant." ©Warner Bros. (128 min.) R Preregister.

Exquisite Corpse Poetry: Poetry Month

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Apr 17, 2:00 pm
Play Exquisite Corpse with Stacy M. Kiner, an award-winning poet. This parlor game, created by the Parisian Surrealists, a poem is written by a group of people each unaware of what the others have written. (60 min.) Preregister.

Holocaust Days of Remembrance: Righteous Among the Nations Documentary Series

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 17, 2:00 pm
"My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes." ©PBS. (90 min.) This documentary chronicles the incredible true story of Gino Bartali, Tour de France cycling champion, who risked his life to save refugees in World War II. All ages. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Medicare Financial Assistance Programs

Main Library
Mon, Apr 17, 2:00 pm
Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) will show you how to save on your Medicare costs and find out if you are eligible for assistance. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Terra Cotta Pots

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 17, 2:00 pm
Paint a unique design on a terra cotta pot for your spring garden. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 17, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Transparent Language Online

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 10:30 am
Learn a second, or third language, using this simple and fun language learning service. (60 min.) Preregister.

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (4 hr.) First-come, first-served.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

Go Green With the Solid Waste Authority of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
A staff member from the Solid Waste Authority of PBC will present new ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. (60 min.) Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

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

Chair Yoga

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
Stretch, meditate and improve balance skills with Kripalu yoga instructor, Carol Dias. Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothing. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Let's Play Scrabble!

¡Juguemos Scrabble!
Main Library
Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
Martes, 18 de abril, 2:00 pm
Gather for an entertaining afternoon of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board, or use one of ours! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Disfrute de una tarde de entretenimiento. Se requiere conocimiento básico del juego. Traiga su propio juego o utilice uno de los nuestros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

10 Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Main Library
Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
Composition I–Seeing Well. Composition II–Background and Perspective. Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Cooking the Books

West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
Read "Sheet Pan Suppers: 120 Recipes for Simple, Surprising, Hands-Off Meals Straight from the Oven: Plus Breakfasts. Desserts. And Snacks, too!," by Molly Gilbert or other sheet pan cookbooks. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Writers LIVE! Presents: Karen White

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 pm
This New York Times best-selling novelist will talk about her new book, "The Night the Lights Went Out." (90 min.)

Asistencia individualizada: computadoras

(Speak With a Specialist, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 18, 2:30 pm
Martes, 18 de abril, 2:30 pm
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de las computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Desea buscar información de un tema en particular? Llame para hacer una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Sit 'n' Stitch

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

A Shakespeare Primer: Everything You Need to Know to Not Hate Shakespeare

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 6:00 pm
The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival takes you on a journey of iambic pentameter proportions with a sample of scenes from his comedies, histories and tragedies. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club for Adults

Club de ajedrez para adultos
Main Library
Tue, Apr 18, 6:00 pm
Martes, 18 de abril, 6:00 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Si disfrutas jugar ajedrez o deseas mejorar tu técnica, únete a nosotros. Conocimiento básico del ajedrez es necesario. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Apr 18, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 6:30 pm
As one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist, Patrick Ball blends marvelous tales of wit with an enchanting performance on his brass-strung harp. (45 min.) Preregister.

Line Dancing

Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 6:30 pm
Do you love the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle or have you always wanted to learn them? Learn a few more line dances to keep you moving. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tertulia literaria

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Son of Man")
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 6:30 pm
Martes, 18 de abril, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre “Hijo del Hombre” de Augusto Roa Bastos. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 10:00 am
As one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist, Patrick Ball blends marvelous tales of wit with an enchanting performance on his brass-strung harp. (45 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

A Shakespeare Primer: Everything You Need to Know to Not Hate Shakespeare

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 11:00 am
The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival takes you on a journey of iambic pentameter proportions with a sample of scenes from his comedies, histories and tragedies. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Job Help Center

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

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 2:00 pm
"Creature From the Black Lagoon." ©‎Universal Pictures. (79 min.) G

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

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

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Cord Cutting

Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 2:30 pm
Learn about the latest streaming alternatives to cable and satellite television, including the various devices, services and resources needed to profitably break away. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Recursos gratis para aprender inglés

(Free Resources to Learn English, in Spanish)
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 2:30 pm
Miércoles, 19 de abril, 2:30 pm
Prerrequisito: Se requiere saber cómo usar el ratón. Aprenda cómo utilizar las siguientes herramientas: Basic ESL y Transparent Language, para adquirir destrezas del idioma inglés en la biblioteca o desde su hogar. (90 min.)

Writers Reading Open Mic

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 6:00 pm
Writers are invited to share their work in this open mic event or come just to listen. Preferred length of no more than ten minutes and of a family-friendly subject matter. (90 min.) Preregister.

Socrates Café

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

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Freegal: Downloadable Music

Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 10:30 am
Learn more about the service that lets you download music for free using your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

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

Florida Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 1:00 pm
"Caddyshack." ©‎Warner Bros. (99 min.) Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida! R

Book & Film Discussion: National Garden Month

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 1:30 pm
"The Secret Garden." ©‎Warner Bros. (101 min.) Film viewing and discussion. Frances Hodgson Burnett's timeless classic, "The Secret Garden" recounts how a young girl comes to live in a lonely house on the English moors and discovers a mysterious locked garden. (2 hr.) G

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, Apr 20, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Main Library
Thu, Apr 20, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 20 de abril, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Scherenschnitte

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 2:00 pm
Grab scissors and explore the Pennsylvania Dutch folk art of “scherenschnitte.” This art tradition involves hand cutting silhouettes and lacy designs to create images and scenes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 2:00 pm
European Painting II–16th-17th Centuries. European Painting III–18th Century. European Painting IV–19th Century. Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Myrna Goldberger Presents: What’s Up, Doc? The Lives & Careers of Dr. Phil & Dr. Oz

Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 2:30 pm
Are they miracle workers or providers of daytime entertainment? Myrna Goldberger looks at the stories of these men whose fans follow their every word. (60 min.) Preregister.

Muggle Book Discussion

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 5:30 pm
"The Order of the Phoenix" and "The Half-Blood Prince." Create Pygmy Puffs. Explore and relive the world of Harry Potter as depicted by best-selling author J.K. Rowling. Each week participants discuss Harry’s magical journey, as well as craft a little magic of their own. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Heart Gallery of PBC: Adoption Information

Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 6:30 pm
Nicole Redford from the Children's Home Society of Florida will discuss the Heart Gallery of PBC and the process of adopting from the state foster care system. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 11:00 am
Stop by the branch to get a copy of the book. (60 min.) Preregister.

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 2:00 pm
Andy Reese talks about how to file claims, obtain benefits and answer any questions you may have. (60 min.) Preregister.

Upcycled Magazine Trinket Dish: Earth Day

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 2:00 pm
Recycle magazines to create an eco-friendly coiled bowl. Paper crafting techniques and materials provided, you can bring in your own magazines but it's not required. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister.

Hidden Treasures in Palm Beach County

Main Library
Fri, Apr 21, 2:00 pm
Master Gardener and Mounts Botanical Garden Board Member, Molly Sims, will showcase natural areas, especially those with accessible walking trails and sidewalks. (60 min.)

Dark Sides of Shakespeare

West Boca Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 2:00 pm
Ronald J. Meyers, professor emeritus of English, discusses dire oaths, lies and wagers as well as anti-Semitism in the plays and focuses on the Jewish moneylender named Shylock. (90 min.)

Medicare Preventive Benefits

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 2:30 pm
The Palm Beach/Treasure Coast Area Agency on Aging will discuss what is covered and how to use your preventive benefits. (60 min.) Preregister.

Florida's Vanishing Species

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 2:30 pm
Discover the reasons for the decline of Florida's threatened and endangered animals and the implications of the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Meet members of the Nature Center's Wildlife Teaching Team. (60 min.) Preregister.

Homebuyer Education Workshop: A ClearPoint Educational Course

West Boynton Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 9:00 am
ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions will take you through the process of making your home ownership dreams a reality. For additional information visit ClearPoint's website: www.clearpoint.org. (8 hr.) Preregister.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 10:00 am
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate and clothes pile up everywhere? Kathy Andio will share decluttering and organizing tips from Marie Kondo's New York Times best-seller. (90 min.) Preregister.

Winning With Stocks: A BetterInvesting Education Series Presentation

Main Library
Sat, Apr 22, 2:00 pm
Identify quality growth stocks using BetterInvesting’s online analysis tools. Recognize and evaluate industry leaders, determine when to buy, and how to choose stocks for stability and long-term growth (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Chat: “The Shadow of the Wind,” by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Acreage Branch
Sun, Apr 23, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.

Coloring Club for Adults!

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Apr 23, 2:00 pm
Weekend Edition: Let's celebrate Shakespeare in coloring pages in honor of his birthday! This fun activity fosters creativity and has stress-relieving benefits. Bring friends and meet new people! (60 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - Bridging Cultures Series: Nepali & Bangladeshi New Year Celebration!

Wellington Branch
Sun, Apr 23, 2:00 pm
Meet Anita Adhikary, distinguished children’s author and community advocate, as she shares stories about Nepal and reads her books "N is for Nepal" and "Y is for Yoga." (2 hr.) Preregister.

Cord Cutting

West Boca Branch
Sun, Apr 23, 2:00 pm
Learn about the latest streaming alternatives to cable and satellite television, including the various devices, services, and resources needed to profitably break away. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Write! Read! Critique!

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

Introduction to Finding Grants

Main Library
Mon, Apr 24, 10:00 am
Are you a nonprofit new to the field of grant seeking? Learn who funds nonprofits and what motivates them, how to identify potential funders, and how to make the first approach. (60 min.) Preregister.

Cord Cutting

Main Library
Mon, Apr 24, 12:30 pm
Learn about the latest streaming alternatives to cable and satellite television, including the various devices, services and resources needed to profitably break away. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Main Library
Mon, Apr 24, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
The author of "Jaffa Beach" discusses her latest book, "Only Yesterday...1941-1958," a memoir of her life growing up in Romania during the Holocaust and the communist regime. (60 min.)

Discovering Humor Hidden in the Golden Years

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
Local entertainer Sylvia Silverberg takes a lighter look at the positive and humorous aspects of aging. (60 min.)

Understand Credit by Exploring the US Financial System: A Clearpoint Educational Course

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
Counseling Solutions will help you understand your credit report and identify strategies to manage your credit standing and more. For additional information visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org. (60 min.) Preregister.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp Stories

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
As one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist, Patrick Ball blends marvelous tales of wit with an enchanting performance on his brass-strung harp. (45 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Proposal Writing

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
Learn about the key components of a nonprofit grant proposal to a foundation or corporation and get answers to your questions about the process of applying for a grant. (60 min.) Preregister.

Holocaust Remembrance Day Film

Gardens Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:30 pm
"Son of Saul." ©Sony Pictures Classics. (107 min.) 2015 Academy award-winner for Best Foreign Language Film. In Hungarian with English subtitles.

Budgeting With Excel

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 6:00 pm
Use Excel to create an advanced spreadsheet budget. Knowledge of Excel required. Bring a flash drive and a list of current budget items to personalize your budget form. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Buying a Car: How Not to Get Scammed

Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 6:30 pm
Join investigator Larkin, PBC Consumer Affairs Division, as she provides helpful steps when buying a new or used car. PBC's Consumer Affairs Division protects residents and businesses from unlawful, deceptive and unfair trade practices. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

A Shakespeare Primer: Everything You Need to Know to Not Hate Shakespeare

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 10:00 am
The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival takes you on a journey of iambic pentameter proportions with a sample of scenes from his comedies, histories and tragedies. (60 min.) Preregister.

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 10:30 am
Discover hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

Poetry Workshop

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

Book Discussion: "Once We Were Brothers," by Ronald Balson

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

Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men

Main Library
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
"Margin Call." ©‎Lions Gate Films, Inc. (106 min.) R

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Composition III–Framing and Layering. Let's Go to Work–Landscapes. Fundamentals of Photography. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Art for Adults: Beginner’s Series - Perspective & Proportions

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Using graphite and charcoal, learn the basics of perspective and how to achieve depth and dimension. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.)

Adult Book Discussion Series

West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Join librarian Stacy Alesi to discuss "The Sympathizer," by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Hip & Knee Pain Treatment Options

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
Dr. Juan Agudelo, orthopedic surgeon with Bethesda Health, discusses treatment options for hip and knee pain. (60 min.) Preregister.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp Stories

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 2:30 pm
As one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist, Patrick Ball blends marvelous tales of wit with an enchanting performance on his brass-strung harp. (45 min.) Preregister.

Asistencia individualizada: computadoras

(Speak With a Specialist, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 25, 2:30 pm
Martes, 25 de abril, 2:30 pm
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de las computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Desea buscar información de un tema en particular? Llame para hacer una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Conozca al autor: Antonio Villa Cabello

(Meet the Author: Antonio Villa Cabello, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 25, 6:00 pm
Martes, 25 de abril, 6:00 pm
Nos presentará su más reciente libro, "Codicia, Crónica de una Guerra Anunciada." Narra los acontecimientos de la Guerra Hispanoamericana y la última etapa del dominio de España en América. (60 min.)

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 6:00 pm
Cranium: a party game that calls on a mixed bag of skills, including trivial, drawing, word play, singing, impersonation and acting. Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Apr 25, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Holocaust Remembrance Book Discussion

Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 6:30 pm
“The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story,” by Diane Ackerman. The true account of the role the Warsaw Zoo played in helping Jews during World War II. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 6:30 pm
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate and clothes pile up everywhere? Kathy Andio will share decluttering and organizing tips from Marie Kondo's New York Times best-seller. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. (90 min.)

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 1:00 pm
As one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist, Patrick Ball blends marvelous tales of wit with an enchanting performance on his brass-strung harp. (45 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Creating a Personal Budget With Excel

Main Library
Wed, Apr 26, 1:00 pm
Control your finances and keep track of your expenses and income by creating a spreadsheet in Excel. (60 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Finding Grants

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Learn the 10 most important things about finding grants. We’ll discuss the basics of grantseeking and how to use the Foundation Directory Online database. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Relax and enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. A variety of coloring sheets, as well as colored pencils, will be provided. Space is limited. (90 min.)

Chess Club

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

Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men

Main Library
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
"Trading Places." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (118 min.) R

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
"Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein." ©‎Universal Pictures. (83 min.) Not rated.

Book Discussion: "The Handmaid's Tale," by Margaret Atwood

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Join us for a discussion on society re-made into a theocracy. One of the most relevant and powerful novels of our time. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Credit Confidence: A ClearPoint Educational Course

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Learn how credit can affect your financial life and identify strategies to manage it now and in the future. For additional information, visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Coffee Bag Tote

Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 3:00 pm
Turn your empty coffee bags into a stylish eco-friendly shopping tote. Materials provided, or bring your own. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

A Shakespeare Primer: Everything You Need to Know to Not Hate Shakespeare

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 6:30 pm
The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival takes you on a journey of iambic pentameter proportions with a sample of scenes from his comedies, histories and tragedies. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Julie James

Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 6:30 pm
This best-selling contemporary romance writer discusses her new book, "The Thing About Love." (90 min.)

Lean In Circle

West Boca Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 6:45 pm
A Lean In Circle is a group of women who meet regularly to share and learn together about leadership. New members are welcome. (2 hr.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

Nonfiction Book Discussion

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 10:00 am
Join Stacie M. Kiner for a discussion of "32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line," by Eric Ripert with Veronica Chambers. Pick up a copy of the book at the member services desk. (90 min.)

English Exchange

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

Florida Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 1:00 pm
"Where the Boys Are." ©‎Warner Bros. (99 min.) Enjoy some favorite films starring Florida! Not rated.

Practical Mindfulness

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Jim Bandler demonstrates the practice of meditation to increase awareness and to live in the present moment. (60 min.) Preregister.

Financial Literacy

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Learn how to protect yourself from investment fraud, deal with aggressive sales practices, and access resources to get answers to questions you have. Presented by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (60 min.) Preregister.

Online Learning: Tutor.com & Lynda.com

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Access free online tutoring for grades K-12, college students, and adults with Tutor.com. Explore the self-paced video tutorials for computer programs and lifelong learning skills on Lynda.com. Bring your library card. (90 min.) Preregister.

Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men

Main Library
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
"The Big Short." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (130 min.) R

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment. (30 min.)

Adult Coloring

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring and color yourself calm. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Origami: April Showers Bring Spring Flowers

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Discover the art of Japanese paper folding and transform a plain piece of paper into a delicate flower with some simple strategic folds. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Drawings and Prints. Photographs. European Decorative Arts. Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the aroma and taste of Chinese tea. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:30 pm
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate and clothes pile up everywhere? Kathy Andio will share decluttering and organizing tips from Marie Kondo's New York Times best-seller. (90 min.) (90 min.) Preregister.

How to Save Money When Booking Travel Online

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:30 pm
Do you love to travel, but want to get the most for your money? We’ll compare airline booking sites, examine discount travel sites, and discuss ways of getting the best deals. (60 min.) Preregister.

Muggle Book Discussion

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 5:30 pm
"The Deathly Hallows." Make a Deathly Hallows tote bag. Explore and relive the world of Harry Potter as depicted by best-selling author J.K. Rowling. Each week participants discuss Harry’s magical journey, as well as craft a little magic of their own. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Marketing Strategies for Your Business

Main Library
Thu, Apr 27, 6:00 pm
Learn how to manage and develop marketing strategies for your business. Guest Speaker: Mike Shaffer, MBA, Lystra Marketing, LLC, brings experience managing and developing marketing strategies for businesses. Sponsored by Palm Beach State College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC). (90 min.)

Credit Confidence: A ClearPoint Educational Course

Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 6:30 pm
Learn how credit can affect your financial life and identify strategies to manage it now and in the future. For additional information, visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org. (60 min.) Preregister.

Music by Laible Blu

Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 6:30 pm
Delight in the music of this folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "Between the World and Me," by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Main Library
Thu, Apr 27, 7:00 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister.

Lighthouse Keepers of Jupiter

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Apr 28, 2:00 pm
From 1860 to 1939, more than 70 civilian keepers served at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse. Learn about some of the more interesting characters and their families, who have been lighthouse keepers in Jupiter. (60 min.) Preregister.

Altered Book Organizers

Wellington Branch
Fri, Apr 28, 3:00 pm
Transform a book into a desktop organizer to display photographs, business cards or recipe cards. Makes a great gift, too. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 30. (2 hr.) Preregister.

International Tabletop Day

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 9:30 am
Try some Wil Wheaton approved games, ranging from trivia to strategy, featured on the hit web series, "Tabletop." Pizza will be served at lunchtime. The final round of games will begin at 3:00 pm and all games will end at 4:30 pm. (7 hr.) Preregister.

Springtime Wreath

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 10:30 am
Use pre-cut construction paper to create a wreath for each season or celebration. All materials provided. All ages. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

International Tabletop Day 2017

Main Library
Sat, Apr 29, 11:00 am
Celebrate the worldwide event with games past and present, friends new and old. Drop in for a game or two, or stay for the duration. All ages. (5 hr.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 2:00 pm
Table Top Saturday! Select from a variety of available games, from starter to strategy, and have fun. Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Learn & Earn: The Investment Club Advantage

Wellington Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 2:00 pm
Investment clubs are a proven way to learn and practice investing skills in a mutually supportive group setting. BetterInvesting Education will teach you operating guidelines of investment clubs, stock study procedures, and resources that are available to you. (90 min.) (90 min.) Preregister.

Local Archaeology of Greenacres

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 2:30 pm
Learn more about our local archaeological history from the Florida Public Archaeology Network. (60 min.) Preregister.
Children's Classes & Events

Crazy for Crayons

Gardens Branch
Mon, Mar 27, 3:15 pm
March 31 is National Crayon Day! Find out about the history of crayons, draw and color, and listen to some fun stories about crayons! Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tween Crafternoon: Dream Catchers

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Mar 27, 3:30 pm
Create your own one-of-a-kind dream catcher. A fascinating tradition of Native Americans intended to protect the sleeping from negative dreams. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Mar 27, 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.

STEAM Make & Discover

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Mar 27, 6:00 pm
Create, play and learn the basics about coding with Ozobo Robots. Ages 8-12. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pajamarama Story Time: Living the City Life!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Mar 27, 6:30 pm
Listen to silly stories, songs and fingerplays about the wonders of the city and make a special craft. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 10:00 am
Flower Power I. Music and movement, stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Baby Build It!

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 10:30 am
Work with your little ones to develop motor skills and have fun at the same time. We have a variety of learning toys and materials. Ages 1-2. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: Free Homework Help for Teens, Children & Parents

Main Library
Tue, Mar 28, 3:00 pm
Need one-on-one personal research or homework assistance? The Book-a-Librarian service allows you to reserve a free half-hour session with skilled staff. (30 min.) Call the children's desk at 561-233-2792 to make an appointment.

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 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. Open to children, parents and teens. All ages. (30 min.)

Club LEGO® Bricks & More

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 3:30 pm
Imagine, build and play with our collection of building bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Manatee Appreciation

West Boca Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 3:30 pm
Celebrate Florida’s state marine mammal and learn fun facts, listen to stories, and make your own manatee craft! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - Unicorn Tales

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 4:00 pm
Take a fantastic journey to the world of unicorns with stories, games and a craft. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Geeky Papercrafts: Superheroes!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 4:00 pm
Make paper models of your favorite superheroes! Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Mario March Madness

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 5:00 pm
If you are more interested in video games than basketball, this is the event for you! Challenge your friends or a librarian to Mario Kart or Super Smash Bros. Ages 10-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Club Pokémon

Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 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.

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Story Time

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

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 11:15 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Chess Class for Beginners

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 3:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12. (30 min.)

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 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.

Art With an Edge

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 4:00 pm
Make unusual pieces of art using only masking tape and crayons! Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Sewing 101

Main Library
Wed, Mar 29, 4:00 pm
Do you know how to sew a button? What about a simple stitch? Learn the sewing basics in this month-long series. Sewing items provided. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 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.

Scrub-A-Dub-Bub! Tales in the Tub

Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 7:00 pm
It's a special story time all about bath time and bubbles with a bubble party at the end! Ages 2-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Craftapalooza

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

Where in the World Is Ms. Amber?

Main Library
Thu, Mar 30, 3:00 pm
Thailand. Join our worldwide adventure as we explore history, culture and people of different countries around the globe. Ages 7-11. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Mar 30, 3:30 pm
Build the perfect park to play in. Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - Bubble Science

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 30, 4:00 pm
What color is a bubble and why are they round? We’ll try to answer these questions and more with bubbly experiments. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

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

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Mar 30, 6:00 pm
Join our advisory group and share your great ideas for activities YOU want to see happen at the library. We'll also play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Bring a friend or make new ones! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Home School Fridays

Main Library
Fri, Mar 31, 10:00 am
Ology-Workshop - Illusion-ology! Learn about the magic history of illusionists! Are you a home-schooler looking to enrich your curriculum? These classes are just for you! Discover a new topic every week. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Mar 31, 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.

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, Mar 31, 3:00 pm
Calling all artists! Explore your artistic talents as we learn different techniques and mediums including drawing, painting, printmaking and mixed media arts. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Magic Tree House Club

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 31, 3:15 pm
Let's travel with Jack and Annie on magical adventures through space and time with a featured book from the series and activities. Collect a stamp for your passport! Grades 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

After-School LEGO® Builders Club

Acreage Branch
Fri, Mar 31, 3:30 pm
Are you a Master Builder? Find out as you use our LEGO® bricks to work on creative projects alone or with friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club for Tweens

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Mar 31, 3:30 pm
Do you want to learn to play chess or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Players of all levels are welcome. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

April Foolishness

West Boynton Branch
Sat, Apr 01, 10:15 am
We'll have you rolling with laughter, make a silly craft and eat “mud!” April Fools: it’s chocolate pudding! Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Family Story Times

Hora de cuentos bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 01, 10:30 am
Sábado, 01 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.

Saturday Morning Crafts

West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 01, 10:30 am
Stop by the story time room for a casual craft time featuring a variety of simple crafts. Ages 3-9. (60 min.)

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Apr 01, 11:00 am
Flower Power. Music, stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Yoga Power Story Time Class

Main Library
Sat, Apr 01, 11:00 am
Namaste everyone! Please bring a mat or towel to class and wear comfortable clothing. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Movie Magic

West Boynton Branch
Sat, Apr 01, 2:00 pm
"Moana." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (117 min.) Enjoy popcorn and refreshments. Ages 2 & up. PG

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 01, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 03, 11:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Keep Calm & Color

Gardens Branch
Mon, Apr 03, 3:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring. Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Passport to Tokyo!

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 03, 3:30 pm
Take a virtual tour of Japan's largest city, learn what it means to be "kawaii," and enjoy snacking on "Hello Panda," a Japanese brand of chocolate-filled biscuits. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 03, 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.

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 10:00 am
For the Love of Poetry. Music and movement, stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Poetry & Prose: A Rose, Is a Rose, Is a Rose

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 1:00 pm
Celebrate National Poetry Month by sharing poems, maybe even writing a few and then making a book, too! All elementary-age students and home-schoolers are welcome to attend! Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tween Gaming

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 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.

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 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.

Mini Book + Art Workshop: "The Wizard of Oz" + Spencer Finch, "Back to Kansas"

Mini libro + arte: "El mago de Oz" + Spencer Finch, "Back to Kansas"
Main Library
Tue, Apr 04, 3:30 pm
Martes, 04 de abril, 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.

National Name Yourself Day

West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 3:30 pm
Have you ever wanted to change your name? Choose a new name to use for one day. Look up the meaning of names and create a work of art based on your name. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

You Can Be a Writer

Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 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.

National Poetry Month: Blackout Poetry Series

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 4:00 pm
Maya Angelou. 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.)

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 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.

STEM Fun

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 4:00 pm
Block Party: Imagine, design and build with LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Drop-In Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 4:00 pm
It’s Spring! Drop in and color your cares away! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Spring Is in the Air

Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 11:15 am
Ah, spring! Celebrate the wonder of the season with stories, activities and a special craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 11:15 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Chess Class for Beginners

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

Computer Classes for Kids

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 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.

STEAM Ship

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 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.

Chess Club

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 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.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 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.

Paint a Poem!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 5:30 pm
Children and families are invited to join us for an intergenerational poetry/art fest! Enjoy readings of well-loved poems, and choose a poem to illustrate! Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks

Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 06, 2:30 pm
Build, imagine and create with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. Limit 24. (50 min.)

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 06, 3:30 pm
Create a Creature. Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. Preregister.

Home School Fridays

Main Library
Fri, Apr 07, 10:00 am
Hands on Tech: Explore Coding With Robot Turtles. Limit 10. Are you a home-schooler looking to enrich your curriculum? Discover a new topic every week. Ages 7-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

1, 2, 3 Play With Me

Main Library
Fri, Apr 07, 11:15 am
Play is one of six practices to promote early literacy skills in young children, so join us for some fun and educational playtime. Ages 18-24 mos. (45 min.) Preregister.

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Apr 07, 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.

Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Fri, Apr 07, 2:30 pm
"Moana." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (113 min.) PG

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, Apr 07, 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.

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Fri, Apr 07, 3:30 pm
Celebrate the arrival of spring as you make a new craft, and friends, at this family crafting event. Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Fun Hour

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Apr 07, 4:00 pm
Bring your favorite adult and work together on different creative projects. This month we'll focus on simple science experiments. Dress to get messy! Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tunes & Tales

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 08, 10:30 am
Get the beat in your feet during this active, noisy, fun story, "Drum City," by Thea Guidone. Presented by Royal Palm Elementary staff. Must be registered to attend. Ages 3-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

The “Under Construction” LEGO® Crew

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 08, 10:30 am
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.

Cool Diffuse Art

West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 08, 10:30 am
Decorate special animal-shaped paper with markers, then create spectacular effects spraying your design with water mist. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Fairy Tale Magic: Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 08, 11:00 am
If you be a princess, a dragon, a knight or a frog … you are welcome to listen to the retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" followed by activities and crafts. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Apr 08, 11:00 am
For the Love of Poetry! Music, stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bingo Fun

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Apr 08, 11:00 am
Join the fun to create your own bingo card and see if luck is on your side. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tween Tech: School Projects

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 08, 1:30 pm
Hands-on practice and tips on how to use Microsoft Word for your school projects (60 min.) Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Bouncing Babies

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

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 10, 11:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Creative Coloring: Jungle Animals

Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 10, 2:30 pm
Create colorful animals and wild landscapes with our jungle-themed pages. Ages 5-10. Limit 24. (50 min.)

Peeps®-alicious!

Gardens Branch
Mon, Apr 10, 3:15 pm
Peeps® are everywhere this time of year and we'll make Peeps® kebabs and more! Ages 4-12. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

National Library Week Read-In

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 10, 3:30 pm
Celebrate National Library Week by listening to a librarian read aloud from old, new, and award-winning picture books! This activity will take place at the same time each day. All ages. (30 min.)

Tween Tech: Ozo-Bots

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 10, 3:30 pm
Investigate the imaginative side of robotics while learning about logic and computer coding. Complete challenges using your own artwork, and get creative! Ages 8-12. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 10, 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.

Play With Clay Day

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 10, 4:00 pm
Squish and mold clay creations with modeling clay. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Main Library
Mon, Apr 10, 5:00 pm
Let's get together with other Pokémon fans to play games, make crafts, and talk about your favorite Pokémon. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 10:00 am
Love the Library! Music and movement, stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Spring Babies

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 11:15 am
Little ones will peep and hop with delight as we enjoy books, sing songs, and create a craft about chicks and bunnies! Ages 2-3. (40 min.) Preregister.

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

Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 2:30 pm
Create your own paper airplane and compete against your peers to see how far your airplane can go! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 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.

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 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 Library Week Read-In

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 3:30 pm
Celebrate National Library Week by listening to a librarian read aloud from old, new, and award-winning picture books! This activity will take place at the same time each day. All ages. (30 min.)

Club LEGO® Bricks & More

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 3:30 pm
Imagine, build and play with our collection of building bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Young Artists: Cray-Pas®

West Boca Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 3:30 pm
Explore your creativity using oil pastels to make your own masterpiece to be displayed at the library. Take it home after the public has had a chance to admire your artwork. Grades 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister.

Library Celebration!

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 3:30 pm
Join in a scavenger hunt in the children’s section for National Library Week! Discover the Dewey Decimal System, win prizes and make a bookmark! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

You Can Be a Writer

Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 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.

National Poetry Month: Blackout Poetry Series

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 4:00 pm
Shel Silverstein. 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.)

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 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.

Stitching Starters Beginning Crochet

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 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. Must be able to work independently. Materials not provided. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Cuddle Up Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 6:30 pm
Wear your pajamas and enjoy stories, songs and a little bilingual fun as well. Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Join the Water Safe Team!

Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 11:15 am
Experience an interactive and fun-filled time for the whole family with Mrs. Diane and her troop of water-wise friends. Get a surprise to take home with you! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 11:15 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Make & Discover: International Day of Human Space Flight

Main Library
Wed, Apr 12, 3:00 pm
Celebrate the beginning of the space era for mankind. Ages 8-12. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Class for Beginners

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

Spring Has Sprung!

Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 3:15 pm
Explore spring-themed hands-on activities designed for the little ones. Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Squirmy Wormies

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 3:30 pm
Celebrate Earth Day with the 4-H Club and learn about worms, dirt and compost. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

National Library Week Read-In

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 3:30 pm
Celebrate National Library Week by listening to a librarian read aloud from old, new, and award-winning picture books! This activity will take place at the same time each day. All ages. (30 min.)

Computer Classes for Kids

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 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.

STEAM Ship

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 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.

Chess Club

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 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.

Happy D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything & Read) Day!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 4:30 pm
Children and teens are invited to read their hearts out at this party in the meeting room. As a bonus, you can "Read Down Your Fines" ̶ if you have any! Ages 7-17. (90 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 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.

Craft & Coloring Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 5:30 pm
Teens and tweens take a homework break and work out your creative side with a relaxing hour of coloring, crafts and shrink art. Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times: Love the Library!

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 10:00 am
Themed stories, music and activities for preschool children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Water Safety

Main Library
Thu, Apr 13, 11:00 am
Join Diane Hennessy from the Drowning Prevention Coalition to have fun and learn all about the ABC's of water safety. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Where in the World Is Ms. Amber?

Main Library
Thu, Apr 13, 3:00 pm
South Korea. Join us on our global adventure. Ages 7-11. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Fun With "Elephant & Piggie"

Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 3:00 pm
Dress up in pink or gray to represent your favorite character. Listen to stories and make a craft featuring "Elephant and Piggie." Ages 6-9. Limit 24. (60 min.)

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

National Library Week

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 3:30 pm
Celebrate by making and decorating a bookmark. Up your creativity by looking through craft books. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.)

National Library Week Read-In

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 3:30 pm
Celebrate National Library Week by listening to a librarian read aloud from old, new, and award-winning picture books! This activity will take place at the same time each day. All ages. (30 min.)

Bingo Blitz

West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 3:30 pm
Play a variety of bingo games from educational to just plain fun. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 10:15 am
Start with stories and songs; then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister.

Worms in the Garden

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 10:30 am
They are squiggly, wiggly and fun and useful in your garden. Caregiver/parent should be in attendance. Must bring a small container with holes in the lid. Live worms will be going home with each child. Ages 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Kids Wii U Gaming & More …

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 10:30 am
Bored of staying home and watching TV? Come in and play some of your favorite Wii U and board games with your friends. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Bunny Hop: Get Up & Move!

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

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, Apr 14, 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.

Monkey Around With Makey Makey!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 3:00 pm
Use our new Makey Makey kits to creatively interact with computers. Another great STEM activity! Ages 7-12. Limit 8. (45 min.) Preregister.

After-School Game Time

Acreage Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 3:30 pm
Have a blast indoors with board games, card games and video games! Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

National Library Week Read-In

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 3:30 pm
Celebrate National Library Week by listening to a librarian read aloud from old, new, and award-winning picture books! This activity will take place at the same time each day. All ages. (30 min.)

Spring Creations!

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 3:30 pm
April showers have it raining crafts! Spend the afternoon making May flowers and other springtime favorites. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Breakfast With a Book: "Sticks and Stones," by Abby Cooper

Tequesta Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 10:00 am
Enjoy a light breakfast, fun activities, and a book discussion with friends. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Art: Handprint Flowers

West Boynton Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 10:15 am
Just in time for spring, turn your handprints into beautiful flowers using finger paint. Dress to get messy. Ages 2-4. (60 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Family Story Times

Hora de cuentos bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 10:30 am
Sábado, 15 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.

It’s a Craft Bonanza!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 10:30 am
Drop in and make as many crafts as you want with the supplies from our Craft Closet. Materials provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.)

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 10:30 am
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and finger plays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - Story Time for Children With Special Needs

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

Spring Egg-stravaganza!

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 11:00 am
Join the "egg-citement" with special spring-themed activities and crafts, plus create a big-eared bunny bag for your springtime treats. Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 11:00 am
Love the Library! Music, stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - Story Time for Children With Special Needs

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 11:00 am
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with developmental disabilities. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Block Party

Tequesta Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 2:00 pm
Create and build with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Internet Safety Week Contest

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 17, 10:00 am
Stop by the children's desk anytime from Mon, Apr 17 - Fri, Apr 21. Pick up your entry form for a chance to win prizes! All ages.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 17, 11:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Stretchy Stories

Gardens Branch
Mon, Apr 17, 3:15 pm
Enjoy stories while you stretch to relax from school stress. Bring your towel/yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. (45 min.) Preregister.

Teddy Bear Picnic

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 17, 3:30 pm
Bring your favorite stuffed animal for fun-filled activities with your teddy. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Apr 17, 3:30 pm
Imagine, play and build with LEGO® club. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 17, 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.

Toddler Travels: Mexico

Main Library
Mon, Apr 17, 5:00 pm
Join us for a story time that teaches the different songs, stories, and crafts from around the world! Ages 2-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Game Night

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Apr 17, 6:00 pm
Enjoy a fun-filled evening of board games, card games, puzzles, interactive group challenges, and more. Open to families with children. All ages. (75 min.) Preregister.

Internet Safety Week Contest

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 10:00 am
Stop by the children's desk anytime from Mon, Apr 17 - Fri, Apr 21. Pick up your entry form for a chance to win prizes! All ages.

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 10:00 am
Celebrate Our Wonderful World. Music and movement, stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 2:00 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.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 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.

Hooray for Earth Day!

Wellington Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 3:00 pm
Create a paper lantern. Ages 6-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 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.

Internet Safety Bingo

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 3:30 pm
Celebrate Internet Safety Awareness Week and learn about being safe online through fun and games. Ages 5-12. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

You Can Be a Writer

Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 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.

National Poetry Month: Blackout Poetry Series

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 4:00 pm
Lewis Carroll. 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.)

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 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.

CANCELLED - Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 4:00 pm
Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two, and practice your skills. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Drop-In Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 4:00 pm
Musical Instruments. Drop in and color your cares away! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Sign-A-Story

Main Library
Tue, Apr 18, 4:00 pm
During this story time class, all stories and songs will be performed in two languages: English and American Sign Language. Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 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 Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

Internet Safety Week Contest

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 10:00 am
Stop by the children's desk anytime from Mon, Apr 17 - Fri, Apr 21. Pick up your entry form for a chance to win prizes! All ages.

Preschool Story Time

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 11:00 am
Thematic stories, rhymes, songs and fun activities to reinforce pre-reading skills. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 11:15 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Kids Chess Class for Beginners

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

Chess Class for Beginners

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

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 3:30 pm
Love our story time songs? Join us for a jam session with favorites and lots of musical instruments. Ages 0-4. (30 min.) Preregister.

Kids Chess Club

Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

Computer Classes for Kids

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 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.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Stories

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 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.

STEAM Ship

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 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.

Chess Club

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 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.

CANCELLED - Tricky Triangles

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 4:00 pm
Decorate your own tricky triangle and then practice this challenging game. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 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.

Play Me a Story!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 5:30 pm
Children and families are invited to join us for stories, a craft and refreshments as we celebrate our wonderful world! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pajama Story Time: Let’s Get Silly

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 6:30 pm
Put on your goofiest pajamas and join us for silly stories and songs, ridiculous rhymes, and a crazy craft! Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Spring Has Sprung!

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 9:15 am
At this circle time, little ones will enjoy stories, songs and puppets about baby animals in spring. Ages 4-18 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Internet Safety Week Contest

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 10:00 am
Stop by the children's desk anytime from Mon, Apr 17 - Fri, Apr 21. Pick up your entry form for a chance to win prizes! All ages.

Earth Day Celebration

Main Library
Thu, Apr 20, 11:00 am
Join forces with the Solid Waste Authority to save the planet! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Origami for Beginners

Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 2:30 pm
Master the art of origami with this introductory class! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Be Safe, Be Smart Online Every Time

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 3:30 pm
We need to talk ... about staying safe anytime you're online whether it's on a computer, tablet, or a cellphone. We'll share internet safety tips, play games, and watch a short video. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Internet Superhero

West Boca Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 3:30 pm
Dress the part and summon your superpowers by creating a superhero cape and wrist cuffs. Once outfitted you’ll be armed with some safety tips to navigate and defend the WWW from internet villains. Ages 5-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Science Central: Earth Day

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 3:30 pm
Explore, observe and identify different types of nature during our Earth science focused afternoon. Learn about gardening and take home a plant in a hand-decorated pot. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Cookie Book Club

Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 4:00 pm
What if you could have all the candy you wanted? Step 1: Grab a copy of the book, "The Chocolate Touch," by Patrick Skene Catling. Step 2: Read it. Step 3: Come ready to eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Be Safe With Officer Mancino

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Apr 20, 4:00 pm
Learn how to stay safe on the internet with Officer Mancino from the PBC Sheriff’s Office. Answer questions correctly and win a special prize, plus receive an “Internet Wizard” certificate. Ages 7-12. (30 min.) Preregister.

Dual Language Story Time Class

Clase/hora de cuentos en dos idiomas
Main Library
Thu, Apr 20, 4:30 pm
Jueves, 20 de abril, 4:30 pm
We will present books, songs and rhymes in English and Spanish on the third Thursday of every month. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister.
Presentaremos libros, rimas y canciones en inglés y en español cada tercer jueves del mes. Edades 4-8. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

Main Library
Thu, Apr 20, 5:00 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.

Internet Safety Week Contest

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 10:00 am
Stop by the children's desk anytime from Mon, Apr 17 - Fri, Apr 21. Pick up your entry form for a chance to win prizes! All ages.

Home School Fridays

Main Library
Fri, Apr 21, 10:00 am
Geography Club: Vermont. Limit 20. Are you a home-schooler looking to enrich your curriculum? Discover a new topic every week. Ages 7-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 10:15 am
Start with stories and songs; then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister.

1, 2, 3 Play With Me

Main Library
Fri, Apr 21, 11:15 am
Play is one of six practices to promote early literacy skills in young children, so join us for some fun and educational playtime. Ages 18-24 mos. (45 min.) Preregister.

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 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.

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, Apr 21, 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.

American Girl® Tea Party

Gardens Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 3:15 pm
Bring your doll and we'll get this “par-tea” started with tea, lemonade and petit fours provided. Dress up with tea hats and pearls are encouraged, but not required. Ages 10 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEAM: Make & Discover Friday

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 3:30 pm
Every month bring the exciting world of science to life. Have a blast doing a series of experiments using candies such as M&M’s and Gobstoppers. Materials provided. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Junie B. Jones Book Club

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 3:30 pm
Laugh yourself silly as your share Junie B. Jones’ adventures with friends and enjoy a yummy snack. Make a paper doll to go on exciting adventures. For a copy of any book in the series, stop by the children's services desk. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Turn Trash Into Treasure

Acreage Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 4:00 pm
Create something new out of something used by turning upcycled materials into exciting works of art! Ages 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon & Anime Club for Kids

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 4:00 pm
Love shows like "Pokémon," "Avatar the Last Airbender," "Yo-kai Watch" and "Sailor Moon"? Share your love for anime, make crafts, trade cards and more! Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Be an Earth Day Hero!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Apr 21, 4:00 pm
Learn how you can help the environment and make a recyclable craft to take home. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Hour

Heure du Conte
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 10:30 am
Samedi, 22 Avril, 10:30 am
Fun stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in French and English for all ages. Preregister.
Histoires, berceuses, chansons et bricolage en français et en anglais pour tous les âges. Enregistrer à l'avance.
Preregister.

Go Green for Earth Day & Every Day

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 10:30 am
Watch how recycling of paper and plastic works, play a video game to hone our recycling skills and reuse all kinds of interesting "trash" for our craft! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle This Earth Day!

West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 10:30 am
Learn the different ways you can keep the Earth clean and take care of the environment. Weave baskets out of recycled newspaper and help solve the question: “How long until it’s gone?” Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Jelly Bean Bingo

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 11:00 am
Try your luck at winning some great books while learning about cool websites, databases and internet safety. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 11:00 am
Celebrate Our Wonderful World. Music, stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bunny Bash

Wellington Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 11:00 am
Spring is here! Hop on over for stories, songs and a craft featuring our favorite furry friends. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Earth Day Stories & Crafts

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 1:30 pm
We'll share stories and talk about daily habits that can make a big difference in protecting our environment. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 2:00 pm
"Storks." ©Warner Bros. (89 min.) PG

Earth Day DIY

Main Library
Sat, Apr 22, 2:00 pm
Celebrate Earth Day with some "go green" inspired crafts! Ages 7 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Celebrate Earth Day Family Movie

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 2:00 pm
"WALL-E." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (98 min.) Ages 2 & up. G Preregister.

Paper Airplanes in the Sky!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 2:30 pm
How far can a paper airplane fly? We'll try a few different types and then let them soar. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Family Dance Party

Jupiter Branch
Sun, Apr 23, 1:15 pm
Kids, grab your grown-ups and listen to music 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.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 11:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Bubbles on a Windy Day

Gardens Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 11:00 am
Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister.

Craftapalooza

Wellington Branch
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.)

Horse Day, Hooray!

West Boynton Branch
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.

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
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.

CANCELLED - Monster Tours

Glades Road Branch
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.

STEM Make & Discover

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
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.

Pajamarama Story Time: Waves, Whales & Water

Royal Palm Beach Branch
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.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

Jupiter Branch
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.

Baby Build It!

Lantana Road Branch
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.

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
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.

Book-A-Librarian: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
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.

Whooo Loves Owls?

Glades Road Branch
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.

Little Hands Create: Puffy Paints!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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.

You Can Be a Writer

Acreage Branch
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.

National Poetry Month: Blackout Poetry Series

Belle Glade Branch
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.)

Crazy 8s Math Club®

Gardens Branch
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.

STEM Fun

Greenacres Branch
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.

A Night at the Movies

Jupiter Branch
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. PG Preregister.

Club Pokémon

Acreage Branch
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.

Toddler Read & Play

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

Preschool Story Time

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

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
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.

Chess Class for Beginners

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

Magic Tree House Club

Gardens Branch
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.

Computer Classes for Kids

Lantana Road Branch
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.

STEAM Ship

Tequesta Branch
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.

Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories

West Boca Branch
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.

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
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.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Belle Glade Branch
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.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
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.

Where in the World Is Ms. Amber?

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

I Love Art!

Wellington Branch
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.)

LEGO® Club

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

Acting Up

Acreage Branch
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.

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

Jupiter Branch
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.

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
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.

Art Lab

Main Library
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.

Toddler Art Time

Acreage Branch
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.

CANCELLED - We Heart Art

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

Aim High With Paper Airplane Crafts

Royal Palm Beach Branch
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.

Toddler Art Time

Acreage Branch
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.

Bilingual Family Story Times

Hora de cuentos bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
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.

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
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.

Florida Animals Rule!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
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.

Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day!

¡Celebremos el día de los niños/el día de los libros!
West Boca Branch
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.

Flower Pot Planting Party

Greenacres Branch
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.

Cupcakes Galore

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
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.

Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day

Celebra el día de los niños/el día de los libros
Main Library
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.

LEGO® Builders Club

Acreage Branch
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.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

Children's Day/Book Day

El día de los niños/el día de los libros
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
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.

Nail Art Club

Lantana Road Branch
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.
Teen Classes & Events

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 3:15 pm
Learn to use iPads to create stop-motion movies using LEGO® Minifigures and other toys. An exercise in fine-motor skills, attention to detail, filmmaking and photography. Ages 10-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Geeky Papercrafts: Superheroes!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 4:00 pm
Make paper models of your favorite superheroes! Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Mario March Madness

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 5:00 pm
If you are more interested in video games than basketball, this is the event for you! Challenge your friends or a librarian to Mario Kart or Super Smash Bros. Ages 10-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

AniMAINia Club

Main Library
Tue, Mar 28, 5:00 pm
If you like manga, anime, K-Pop, or cosplaying, we will be voting on different anime programs to watch and eating snacks. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pizza & Pages

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 28, 6:00 pm
Enjoy pizza and a discussion of "Insignia," by S. J. Kincaid. Pick up your copy at the children’s desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 29, 6:00 pm
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games, and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (2 hr.)

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

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Mar 30, 6:00 pm
Share your great ideas for activities YOU want to see happen. 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.

Teen Anime Club

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 01, 2:00 pm
Watch anime or with your friends, talk about your favorite manga, and discover new ones. Ages 13-17. (90 min.)

Criss-Cross Painting

West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 01, 2:30 pm
Create a work of art using basic shapes and criss-cross lines. Using acrylic paints on a canvas, create a piece you’ll want to display. Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Hang Out!

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Apr 02, 2:00 pm
Play video games, board games, color or just hang out with your friends. Ages 13-17. (2 hr.)

Poetry Corner

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Apr 03, 3:30 pm
Enjoy poetry-related activities including DIY magnetic poetry, blackout poetry, and haiku starters. Borrow teen novels written in verse; bring your own poetry to read aloud. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Writing Group

Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 5:00 pm
Meet friends and fellow aspiring authors to improve your writing using different fast-paced exercises and activities to stretch your creative muscles. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Microwave Madness

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 6:00 pm
Snacks can range from savory to sweet. Learn some tips for making some ooey, gooey melted munchies in the microwave. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 04, 6:30 pm
Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Choice Night!

Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 6:00 pm
Play a game, watch some anime, or try your hand at Dungeons & Dragons with an introductory adventure. Space is limited for the Dungeons & Dragons adventure. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Scratch® Video Game & Animation Studio

Gardens Branch
Fri, Apr 07, 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.

Teen Hangout

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 08, 11:00 am
Play video games, board games, card games, or just hang out with your friends! Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Coupon 101

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Apr 08, 11:00 am
Want to learn how to coupon, but found yourself using excuses like “I don’t have time” or “I’m not organized enough?” Learn where to get coupons, organization techniques, and how to let others do most of the work for you! (60 min.)

Dungeons & Dragons

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

Most Excellent Eggs

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Apr 08, 3:00 pm
Bring a friend and make beautiful marble eggs to decorate or give as gifts. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Anime Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 08, 3:00 pm
Meet other teens who enjoy watching and talking about anime, eat Pocky and share your knowledge about manga. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stitching Starters Beginning Crochet

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 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. Must be able to work independently. Materials not provided. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Writing Group

Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 5:00 pm
Meet friends and fellow aspiring authors to improve your writing using different fast-paced exercises and activities to stretch your creative muscles. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

AniMAINia

Main Library
Tue, Apr 11, 5:00 pm
If you like manga, anime, K-Pop, or cosplaying, we will be voting on different animes to watch and eating snacks. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - I Love Harry Potter

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 6:00 pm
Get sorted into houses, let the wand choose you, and celebrate your love of this fandom through fan fiction! Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Anime Otaku Club

Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 11, 6:30 pm
Hang out, watch anime, eat snacks, and talk with friends and fellows fans about all the coolest shows from Japan. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Tap That App

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 5:30 pm
Learn about all the different apps that the library has to offer, including hoopla, Zinio and Flipster. (60 min.)

Anime Nation

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

Teen Share & Tell

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 4:00 pm
April 09-15 is National Library Week! Invite your classmates to visit the library with you. Stop by the children's desk to get a welcome package for your friends and earn small prizes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.)

Cupcake Decorating

Main Library
Thu, Apr 13, 5:00 pm
Make your sweets look professional by decorating cupcakes in this yummy class! Eat them here or take them home. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pizza & Pages

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 13, 6:00 pm
Enjoy pizza with a side of discussion! This month we will be reading "Thirteen Reasons Why," by Jay Asher. Pick up a copy of the book at the children’s desk. Grades 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Share & Tell

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Apr 14, 4:00 pm
April 09-15 is National Library Week! Invite your classmates to visit the library with you. Stop by the children's desk to get a welcome package for your friends and earn small prizes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.)

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

PBC Rocks!

West Boca Branch
Sat, Apr 15, 2:30 pm
The new movement rocking the community involves leaving painted rocks for others to find and brighten their day. Learn about the movement and paint a few rocks to help spread some cheer. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Writing Group

Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 5:00 pm
Meet friends and fellow aspiring authors to improve your writing using different fast-paced exercises and activities to stretch your creative muscles. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Fan-Fic Workshop!

Main Library
Tue, Apr 18, 5:00 pm
Don't like the way your favorite book/movie ended? Write your own ending! We can help with ideas and break your writer’s block. Snacks included. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

AniMAINia

Main Library
Tue, Apr 18, 5:00 pm
If you like manga, anime, K-Pop, or cosplaying, we will be voting on different animes to watch and eating snacks. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pizza & a Picture

Tequesta Branch
Tue, Apr 18, 6:00 pm
"10 Things I Hate About You." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (98 min.) Pizza provided. Ages 13-17. (105 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

Let's Play: Gaming

Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 6:30 pm
It's time for friends, snacks, PS4 multiplayer games, and unusual new card and board games. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

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

Poetry & Pizza

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 3:00 pm
Bring a copy of your favorite poems to share or present your original work. Poems can range from traditional to hip-hop in style. No longer than three minutes. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Wii U Gaming & Crafts

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 3:00 pm
Meet your friends for some Wii gaming, classic board games, and crafts. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Writing Group

Acreage Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 5:00 pm
Meet friends and fellow aspiring authors to improve your writing using different fast-paced exercises and activities to stretch your creative muscles. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tween Trivia Night

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 6:00 pm
How well do you know pop culture? Test your trivia knowledge, receive prizes, pizza and soda. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas to help plan library teen activities while earning community service hours for school. Application required. Refreshments served. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 6:30 pm
How well do you know pop culture, movies and more? Test your knowledge and your teamwork skills as you battle to be the best! Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Money Smart

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 4:00 pm
A series of games that promotes financial literacy and teaches about basic budgeting, how to save, spend and earn money. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Teen Takeover: Blackout Poetry

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 5:30 pm
Celebrate National Poetry month making blackout poetry art. Take a book page, and create your poem by blacking out some of the words. Add ribbons, sequins and illustrations to create a piece of art. Preregister.

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

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 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.

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 6:00 pm
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (2 hr.)

Teen Nail Art

Gardens Branch
Fri, Apr 28, 4:00 pm
Paint your fingernails with some new nail art trends. Nail polish provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

International Tabletop Day

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 9:30 am
Try some Wil Wheaton approved games, ranging from trivia to strategy, featured on the hit web series, "Tabletop." Pizza will be served at lunchtime. The final round of games will begin at 3:00 pm and all games will end at 4:30 pm. (7 hr.) Ages 13 & up. Preregister.

Movie

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 2:00 pm
"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." ©Warner Bros. (133 min.) Refreshments served. Ages 13-17. PG-13 Preregister.