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Adult Classes & Events

Bridging Culture Series: Musical Concert

Wellington Branch
Sun, Jan 21, 1:00 pm
Vikash Sharma, celebrated local singer and musician of Guyanese descent, will perform Indian classical music. (60 min.) Preregister.

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Jan 22, 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.

One-On-One Computer Help

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Jan 22, 1:00 pm
We offer 30-minute personalized sessions for members needing basic computer assistance. Call to schedule your appointment.

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jan 22, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Three Singing Jewish Women: Bette Midler, Carole King & Barbra Streisand

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jan 22, 2:00 pm
Find out about each singer’s early years, marriages and struggles to reach stardom. Learn what fame has meant to each in the past and currently. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: 3-D Snowflakes

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jan 22, 2:00 pm
Winterize your house with these glamorous 3-D snowflakes. (90 min.)

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Jan 22, 2:30 pm
Biblical Israel—The Story of a People. By the Rivers of Babylon—Exile. The World of Biblical Israel. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

PBC Bar Association Presents: Small Claims Court Procedures

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jan 22, 6:30 pm
Learn how to present your case to the judge without hiring a lawyer. Find out about pre-trial, trial and the collection proceedings. A small claim is any legal dispute valued at $5,000 or less. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Jan 22, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 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. (2 hr.) Call to make an appointment for a 30-minute session.

E-Magazines: RBdigital & Flipster

Gardens Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 10:30 am
Learn how to read magazines online for free using RBdigital or Flipster and your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Library Services A to Z: Adult Literacy Project

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 11:00 am
Learn information about the adult literacy project which includes tutoring, learning resources and the English Exchange program. (60 min.)

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 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.)

Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 2:00 pm
Learn to assess health claims and become an educated consumer by learning to ask the right questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Jan 23, 2:00 pm
Martes, 23 de enero, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion: "H is for Hawk," by Helen MacDonald

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 2:00 pm
Staff-led book discussion. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Writers LIVE! Presents: Katherine Hall Page

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 2:00 pm
This Agatha award-winning author discusses her latest novel, "The Body in the Casket." A book signing will follow. (90 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 6:15 pm
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, if the skies are clear. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Jan 23, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 7:00 pm
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. (90 min.) Preregister.

College Admissions Assistance

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 7:00 pm
Learn the ins and outs of the college application process. Open to high school students, parents, high school, college and agency counselors. Presented by Daniel Kalina educational consultant. (60 min.)

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 7:00 pm
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, if the skies are clear. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. (30 min.)

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 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.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 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

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 11:00 am
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 11:00 am
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Crafternoon: Scan Your Family Photos

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 2:00 pm
Bring up to 100 photos and a flash drive to scan and save the digital images using our high-speed scanner.  (3 hr.)

Adult Coloring

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 2:00 pm
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring ... and color yourself calm. Materials provided. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

Exploring Watercolors

West Boca Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 2:00 pm
Explore one of the most beautiful and versatile mediums in art and create your own original watercolor masterpiece. Materials provided. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. (30 min.)

Adult Coloring: Snowflakes

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 2:00 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.)

The Humor of Judge Judy

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 2:30 pm
Freelance writer and humorist Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe relates stories about one of TV's most famous family court judges. (60 min.) Preregister.

E-Commerce Business Bootcamp

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 6:00 pm
Interested in learning about how platforms like Amazon, Etsy and Shopify can benefit your income? Learn the best ways that e-commerce can be used to improve your business revenue with Rajeeyah Madinah. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Paper Roses

Wellington Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 6:30 pm
Use recycled paper to create colorful paper roses. (90 min.) Preregister.

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 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. (2 hr.) Call to make an appointment for a 30-minute session.

Adult Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 10:00 am
Relax and enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, as well as colored pencils provided. Space is limited. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Winter Olympics Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 1:00 pm
"Blades of Glory." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (93 min.) Enjoy these films celebrating winter sports as we get ready for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea! PG-13

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Script in Hand Players Present “Encounters”

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 2:00 pm
A talented group of local actors perform three short and humorous plays about everyday chance encounters. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Main Library
Thu, Jan 25, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 25 de enero, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 2:00 pm
Learn to assess health claims and become an educated consumer by learning to ask the right questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring: Art History

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 2:00 pm
Make the Mona Lisa into pop art or Botticelli into a fauvist dream. Reenvision classic works of art with a mixture of mediums to color with. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Adult Book Discussion: "The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency," by Alexander McCall Smith

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 2:00 pm
Donna Gruber Adair will lead a discussion. Sign up and pick up a copy of the book. (90 min.) Preregister.

Bridging Cultures Series: Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 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.)

Seeing Stray Cats?

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 2:30 pm
Want to help with the cat overpopulation problem? Join Paul Bates, Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League's Outreach Coordinator, as he discusses the laws regarding trapping as well as low-cost spay/neuter options. (45 min.) Preregister.

The Myth & Mystery of Edgar Allan Poe

Wellington Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 6:30 pm
In addition to addressing his major works and his contributions to literature, this talk explores the truth and lies behind his life and his death. (90 min.) Preregister.

Jupiter Library 3rd Annual Seed Swap

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Jan 26, 10:00 am
Gardeners are invited to bring seeds to share and swap with other gardeners. Bring viable seeds that are labeled with plant information. Beginners are welcome to participate even without bringing seeds to share. Bring enough so that everyone can get a few. Envelopes and pencils provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "Everything I Never Told You," by Celeste Ng

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jan 26, 11:00 am
Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion: "The Light in the Ruins," by Chris Bohjalian

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Jan 26, 2:00 pm
(90 min.) Preregister.

Gettin' Jiggy Wit It!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Jan 26, 2:00 pm
Exercise your brain with challenging 100, 500, 1,000 and 2,000 piece jigsaw puzzles. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources

West Boca Branch
Fri, Jan 26, 2:00 pm
Learn to assess health claims and become an educated consumer by learning to ask the right questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion,” this centuries-old art form is recognized to reduce stress, improve balance and stability, and promote quality of life. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Edwidge Danticat

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 2:00 pm
The National Book Award finalist and MacArthur fellow discusses her latest work, "The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story." A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Jan 12, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2018. (90 min.)

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 2:00 pm
Table Top Saturday! Discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a new and exciting one presented and explained each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Sun, Jan 28, 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.)

One-On-One Computer Help

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 1:00 pm
We offer 30-minute personalized sessions for members needing basic computer assistance. Call to schedule your appointment.

English Exchange

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Pioneers of Rock 'n' Roll: Part 1

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 2:00 pm
“Bossman Kevin,” the Oldies DJ, will present on artists Big Joe Turner, Bill Haley & His Comets, Carl Perkins, Little Richard and other pioneers of Rock ‘n' Roll. (60 min.) Preregister.

hoopla Digital

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 2:00 pm
Explore hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to electronically borrow movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks, e-books and comics! (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 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. (2 hr.) Call to make an appointment for a 30-minute session.

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

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

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 11:00 am
Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 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.)

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Jan 30, 2:00 pm
Martes, 30 de enero, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 2:00 pm
"The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (85 min.) PG-13

Art for Adults: Open Studio

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 2:00 pm
Practice your skills and get guidance on how to finish bringing your vision to life in this open studio. Bring an unfinished project or start a new one. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.)

PBC Bar Association Presents Wills & Estate Planning

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 3:00 pm
Discuss basic estate planning, from wills and trusts, to powers of attorney, to living wills and medical directives to help your family know your wishes. (90 min.) Preregister.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

English Exchange

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

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. (30 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 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

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 11:00 am
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Crafternoon: '80s Upcycle Extravaganza

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 2:00 pm
VHS handbags? Cassette tape business card holders? Design unique retro gifts from recycled materials. Supplies provided. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "To Kill a Mockingbird," by Harper Lee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 2:00 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 2:00 pm
Join us for a discussion of Jeannette Walls', "The Glass Castle." Return on Thu, Feb 01 for a film viewing. Pick up a copy of the book from the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. (30 min.)

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 2:30 pm
Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 3:00 pm
Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Feb 06, 2:00 pm
Martes, 06 de febrero, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Main Library
Thu, Feb 08, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 08 de febrero, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Feb 13, 2:00 pm
Martes, 13 de febrero, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Feb 20, 2:00 pm
Martes, 20 de febrero, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Black History Cinema

Main Library
Wed, Feb 21, 2:00 pm
"Marshall." ©Open Road Films. (118 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Main Library
Thu, Feb 22, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 22 de febrero, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Feb 27, 2:00 pm
Martes, 27 de febrero, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Children's Classes & Events

Chess Buffs

Gardens Branch
Sun, Jan 21, 2:00 pm
Play with other chess buffs for a game or two. Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

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

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jan 22, 10:30 am
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Happy Birthday, Winnie the Pooh

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jan 22, 11:00 am
Celebrate everyone’s favorite Pooh Bear with singing, dancing and a craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

After-School Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jan 22, 3:30 pm
Sign up for our weekly Read In series with literacy games and treats to make reading more delicious! Grades 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEAM: Salt Art Science

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jan 22, 3:30 pm
Use this common ingredient to create beautiful pieces of art while learning about how science and art work together. Ages 5-9. (60 min.) Preregister.

Messy Art Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jan 22, 5:30 pm
A weekly night out for the whole family, where you are invited to try new things, be creative, and have fun. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 10:00 am
New Beginnings II. Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Scratch® Boot Camp

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 2:30 pm
Get animated with dinosaurs. Learn the basics of Scratch® through an educational and entertaining boot camp. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Craftapalooza

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 3:00 pm
Lots of artistic fun! Create multiple crafts from our fun selections. Ages 2-12. Limit 50. (45 min.)

Coding Crew: Beginner Programming

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 3:30 pm
Make simple animations and games with Scratch®, a system designed to teach the basics of coding to kids. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (75 min.)

Afternoon Crafts

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 3:30 pm
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.)

Drop-In Anti-Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 4:00 pm
Enjoy creative drawing activities while improving critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Thinking outside the lines is encouraged! Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 4:30 pm
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Jan 16 - Mar 06. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Whooo’s Here?

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 4:30 pm
Hootie, Alex and Cypress, the Okeeheelee Nature Center owls, that’s who! Learn all about these owls and their nighttime antics. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Cuddle-Up Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 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, Jan 24, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

Art in the Style of ... Van Gogh

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 2:00 pm
This series will introduce you to famous artists and their works. Create our own artwork in the individual artist's style. Ages 10-17. (45 min.) Preregister.

Scratch® Boot Camp

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 2:30 pm
Create your very own video game! Learn the basics of Scratch® through an educational and entertaining boot camp. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 3:00 pm
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library, or get help logging into i-Ready®. Grades K-12. Call or drop by the children’s services desk to make an appointment.

Painting Pals

Wellington Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 3:00 pm
Unleash your imagination to create colorful artwork. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Math Lab: Get Graphical

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 3:30 pm
An interactive math lab full of activities and experiments about gathering data and graphing. Grades K-2. (60 min.)

After-School Math Club

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 3:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Club

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 3:30 pm
A new project each week based in science, technology, engineering, art or math. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Rock Stars

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 4:00 pm
Paint rocks and then mix and match different heads and bodies. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 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.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 10:00 am
New Beginnings II. Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 10:30 am
Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Scratch® Boot Camp

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 2:30 pm
Design dazzling special effects. Learn the basics of Scratch® through an educational and entertaining boot camp. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Make & Discover

Wellington Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 3:00 pm
Create, play and learn. We will be experimenting with slime. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Young Artists: Watercolors

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 3:30 pm
Explore your creativity using watercolors to make your own masterpiece. First come, first served. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 4:00 pm
Build a Robot. Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

"Minecraft" Meetup!

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 4:00 pm
Meet up with other Minecrafters for an hour of building. Participants can use our iPads or bring your own device and join the fun! Ages 8 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Busy Buzzing Bees

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 4:30 pm
Learn all about bees and how important they are to our environment with local beekeeper and honey collector Mr. Armando Trujillo. Get a chance to see bees in an actual honeycomb! Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - Toddler Art

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Jan 26, 9:30 am
Get creative in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

Stay & Play

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jan 26, 11:00 am
Make new friends while playing with a variety of toys, books and games. Have fun while learning early literacy skills. Ages 1-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Fri, Jan 26, 3:00 pm
Make a fun, exciting craft and maybe a new friend at this relaxed family crafting event. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

After-School Gaming & More

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Jan 26, 3:30 pm
Drop by for some of your favorite Wii U games, as well as other fun board games. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Indoor Field Day

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jan 26, 4:00 pm
Stretch your legs with indoor bowling, ring toss, limbo and other games to get you moving. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

It's LEGO® Time!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 10:00 am
Get creative and build with our LEGO® collection. Jumbo blocks available. All ages. (45 min.)

Smitten With Snow

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 10:15 am
It's a “snow” day in South Florida! Read stories, sing songs, make crafts, and enjoy a special treat all about snow! Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Saturday Morning Fun

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 10:30 am
Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Preregister.

RPB Kids Coloring Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 10:30 am
Children are invited to enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring. Color your favorite characters, designs and more. Worksheets and coloring sheets will be provided. Feel free to bring your own favorite coloring book! Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 10:30 am
Listen to a story, dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. First come, first served. Ages 1-2. Limit 20. (30 min.)

Story Hour: French/English

Heure Du Conte: Français/Anglais
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 11:00 am
Samedi, 27 Janvier, 11:00 am
Fun stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in French and English. All ages. (45 min.)
Histoires, berceuses, chansons et bricolage en français et en anglais. Tous les âges.
(45 min.)

Page to Stage With Maltz Jupiter Theatre

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 11:00 am
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Conservatory of Performing Arts presents an interactive program with teaching artist Kristine DiMartino, whereby students act out a story through dramatic play. Promotes reading, imagination and creativity with an introduction to theater. Ages 7-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 11:00 am
New Beginnings II. Young children and their parents are invited to share stories, music and creative activities. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Read Aloud & Crafts Series

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 1:00 pm
"Play, Mozart, Play!," by Peter Sís. In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mozart's birthdays. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 2:00 pm
Practice getting over those speech day jitters and gain insights into constructing a winning argument. Presented by Aihber Khan, an award-winning debate contestant and published author. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 2:00 pm
Children are invited to practice their reading skills with teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications are available at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

DIY Galaxy Jars

Wellington Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 2:00 pm
Create colorful and shiny art that looks just like the night sky. Great for decoration! Ages 5-10. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Let's Play With Light!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 2:30 pm
Can you make a ghost using light? We'll show you how and more with fun science experiments. Ages 6-10. (90 min.) Preregister.

STEM Saturday

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 3:00 pm
Listen to the classic folktale, "The Three Little Pigs," and then design a house that the big bad wolf can not blow down! Ages 6-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Rubber Ducky Day

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 11:00 am
Everything’s ducky! Enjoy stories, songs, a craft and a film. Take a rubber ducky home! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Craft Bazaar

Gardens Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 3:00 pm
Make favorite crafts from past storytimes and activities. Ages 3-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

After-School Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 3:30 pm
Sign up for our weekly Read In series with literacy games and treats to make reading more delicious! Grades 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Puzzles, Puzzles, Puzzles!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 3:30 pm
Give your brain a workout with jigsaws, crosswords, word searches and much more. Grab a friend and have some fun solving these brain teasers. Ages 4-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

National Puzzle Day!

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 3:30 pm
Join the fun as we celebrate by doing all kinds of puzzles like a jigsaw, word search, crossword and more! Grades K-5. (60 min.)

National Puzzle Day!

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 3:30 pm
Puzzled by puzzles? There are all kinds of puzzles and fun ways to play them. You can even make your own puzzle! Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Messy Art Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 5:30 pm
A weekly night out for the whole family, where you are invited to try new things, be creative, and have fun. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 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.

Pajamarama Story Time: Owls Are a Hoot!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Jan 29, 6:30 pm
“Whooo” will be listening to silly stories, songs and fingerplays about owls? You, of course! Make a “hoot” of an owl craft to bring home. 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, Jan 30, 10:00 am
Rhyme Time! Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents. Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Winter Windows

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 3:00 pm
Celebrate this winter season with beautiful stained glass snowflake window decorations. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Coding Crew: Beginner Programming

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 3:30 pm
Make simple animations and games with Scratch®, a system designed to teach the basics of coding to kids. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. (75 min.)

LEGO® Mania!

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 3:30 pm
Big LEGO® bricks! Small LEGO® bricks! Let’s see what you can make! Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Snap Circuits® Arcade

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 3:30 pm
Learn about electricity while having fun. Take on the challenge of building some of the many arcade-type projects by following the directions supplied in these fun educational kits. First come, first served. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.)

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 4:00 pm
Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Around the World: Australia

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 4:00 pm
Art Adventure: Explore the unique art of the native people of Australia and use those same techniques to create your own Aboriginal design. Travel down under in this two-day adventure about Australia. Ages 7-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Who’s That Pokémon?

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 4:00 pm
Pokémon lovers unite! Bring your cards to share your Poké-knowledge with friends while playing games or making a Pokécraft. Ages 9-12. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 4:30 pm
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Jan 16 - Mar 06. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Club Pokémon

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

Toddler Read & Play

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 10:00 am
Rhymes, fingerplays, music and movement to foster print motivation. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Preregister.

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 3:00 pm
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library, or get help logging into i-Ready®. Grades K-12. Call or drop by the children’s services desk to make an appointment.

Kids Code

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 3:00 pm
Learn the fundamental concepts of computer programming by building and running a computer program using Scratch®, developed by MIT. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

After-School Math Club

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 3:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Club

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 3:30 pm
A new project each week based in science, technology, engineering, art or math. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Reading Buddies

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jan 31, 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.
Teen Classes & Events

Up, Up & Away!

Jupiter Branch
Sun, Jan 21, 2:00 pm
Create your hot air balloon. Soar to unimaginable heights in the new year with our hot air balloon papier-mache craft class. Dress to get messy. Ages 8 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy

Gardens Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 4:30 pm
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the children's services desk. Meet on Tuesdays, Jan 16 - Mar 06. Grades 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Karaoke Crazy

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 6:00 pm
From the classics like “Beat It” to “Let It Go,” enjoy popular songs in a fun way! Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

College Admissions Assistance

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jan 23, 7:00 pm
Learn the ins and outs of the college application process. Open to high school students, parents, high school, college and agency counselors. Presented by Daniel Kalina educational consultant. Grades 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Clued In

Wellington Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 6:00 pm
Whodunnit? Find clues, work on teams or go it solo to solve a mystery. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Let's Play: Gaming

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jan 24, 6:30 pm
It's a new year and time for new fun with friends, snacks, PS4 multiplayer games, and unusual new card and board games. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.)

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

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jan 25, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas for activities you want to see happen at the library. Play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 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.)

Vision Boards: The Fun Way to Achieve Your Goals

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 2:30 pm
Create a vision board to provide inspiration using words and pictures from magazines to design a board that is uniquely you. Grades 6-12. (60 min.)

Crafternoon: Beaded Jewelry

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 3:00 pm
Craft beautiful sets of jewelry and anklets using a variety of multi-colored beads. Invite a friend to craft matching pieces! Instructions and supplies provided. Grades 5-12. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Wii U Gaming

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 3:00 pm
Meet your friends for some Wii gaming and tabletop games. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Chat: "My Lady Jane," by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton & Jodi Meadows

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jan 27, 4:00 pm
Copies are available in the teen section. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Up, Up & Away!

Jupiter Branch
Sun, Jan 28, 2:00 pm
Decorate your hot air balloon. Soar to unimaginable heights in the new year with our hot air balloon papier-mache craft class. Dress to get messy. Ages 8 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy

Gardens Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 4:30 pm
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the children's services desk. Meet on Tuesdays, Jan 16 - Mar 06. Grades 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas to help plan library teen activities while earning community service hours for school. Application required. Refreshments served. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 30, 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.)