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Classes & Events for All Ages

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Adult Classes & Events

Trustbridge Presents Five Wishes®

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

"Harry Potter" Film Series

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

Couponing 101

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

Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources

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

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

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

English Exchange

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

Map Coasters

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

Job Hunt Basics: How to Find Employment Workshop

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

English Exchange

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

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

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

Tabletop Tuesdays

Main Library
Tue, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! Gather with fellow enthusiasts for a friendly afternoon of fun and games. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

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

Art for Adults: Watercolor Open Studio

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

Treatment Options for Foot, Ankle & Vein Conditions

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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Are You Board? Game On!

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

English Exchange

Main Library
Tue, Jun 27, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Enhance Your Life With Gentle Yoga

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

Line Dancing

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

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

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

English Exchange

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

English Exchange

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

Stitchin' in the Stacks

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

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

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

Book Discussion: "The Inheritance," by Rochelle Alers

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

Digital Café

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

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

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

English Exchange

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

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

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

English Exchange

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

English Exchange

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

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

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

"Harry Potter" Film Series

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

Speak With a Specialist

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

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

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

Family Game Night

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

June Is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month Film

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Jun 30, 2:00 pm
"You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't." ©Peripheral Productions. (53 min.) Lee Gorewitz wanders on a personal odyssey through her Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Unit. This film challenges our preconceptions of illness and aging. Preregister. Shown with permission. Not rated.

Book-A-Librarian

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

Acoustic Java Jam

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

PBC Ghost Towns

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

Current Events Discussion Group

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

Asistencia individualizada: computadoras

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

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

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

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

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

Stitchin' in the Stacks

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

Digital Café

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

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

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

Build a Better Backyard Garden With Farmer Jay

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jul 05, 3:00 pm
Our food system begins in our backyard! Get started, whether in a container, raised bed or on your flower beds around your house. Farmer Jay will teach you organic methods to start, care for and harvest your plants. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

Online Learning: Lynda.com

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

English Exchange

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

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

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

Crafternoon: Decorative Doodling

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

Build a Better Backyard Garden With Farmer Jay

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jul 06, 2:00 pm
Our food system begins in our backyard! Get started, whether in a container, raised bed or on your flower beds around your house. Farmer Jay will teach you organic methods to start, care for and harvest your plants. (60 min.) Preregister.

Line Dancing

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

Yarn All About It!

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

Writer's Critique Workshop

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

Coloring Club for Adults!

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

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

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

Scrapbooking Club

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

Community Seed, Seedling & Plant Monthly Exchange

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

At the Campground Miniature Garden

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

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
Sun, Jul 09, 2:00 pm
"Hidden Figures." ©20th Century Fox. (127 min.)

Write! Read! Critique!

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

Stanley Kubrick Film Festival: Part II

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

Tai Chi

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 2:00 pm
Tai Chi quickly delivers health benefits – lower blood pressure, reduced anxiety, improved balance, and clarity of mind. Bring water and wear sneakers or securely fastened shoes; no sandals or flip-flops. An alternative form can be done seated. (60 min.) Preregister.

Veteran-Owned Business Certification Program

Main Library
Mon, Jul 10, 2:00 pm
Learn about the requirements needed to be compliant with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs Verification and Certification Program for Small Business. (60 min.)

The Art of Meditative Doodling

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

Faces of India Documentary Series

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

Sahaja Meditation

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

Chess Club for Adults

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

Medicare 101

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

Book-A-Librarian

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

Poetry Workshop

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

Book-A-Librarian

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 2:00 pm
Do you need assistance with your e-reader or downloading an e-book? Need assistance with your tablet or smartphone? (30 min.)

Tabletop Tuesdays

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

Movie Matinee & Book Discussion

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

Art for Adults: Watercolor Techniques I

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

Coloring Crafternoon

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 2:00 pm
You are never too old to color. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon unleashing your creative side coloring in beautiful designs and pictures. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

Tai Chi

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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Are You Board? Game On!

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

Alzheimer's Awareness Movie

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 6:30 pm
"You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't." ©Peripheral Productions. (53 min.) Lee Gorewitz wanders on a personal odyssey through her Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Unit. This film challenges our preconceptions of illness and aging. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

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

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

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

Computer Q&A

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

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

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

Career Changing: How to Change Careers Successfully

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

English Exchange

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

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

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

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

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

Color Me Calm

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

Inflammation & the Heart

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

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Main Library
Thu, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 13 de julio, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Build a Better Backyard Garden With Farmer Jay

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
Our food system begins in our backyard! Get started, whether in a container, raised bed or on your flower beds around your house. Farmer Jay will teach you organic methods to start, care for and harvest your plants. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sit 'n' Stitch

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

A Bridging Faiths Panel Discussion: Fasting

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

Build a Better Backyard Garden With Farmer Jay

Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 6:30 pm
Our food system begins in our backyard! Get started, whether in a container, raised bed or on your flower beds around your house. Farmer Jay will teach you organic methods to start, care for and harvest your plants. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Art of Origami

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

Movie Matinee: Celebrate Independence Day

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

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

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

Acoustic Java Jam

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

Cat Castles

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

Current Events Discussion Group

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

Movie Matinee

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

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 2:00 pm
Discover a new art form of calligraphy with Chinese brush accompanied by the aroma and taste of Chinese tea. Materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.)

Sahaja Meditation

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

Glass Magnets

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

Keep on Top of Your Investment Decisions With Value Line!

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

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

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

Book-A-Librarian

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

Poetry Workshop

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

Introduction to Proposal Writing

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

Tabletop Tuesdays

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

Art for Adults: Watercolor Open Studio

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

Crafternoon: Yarn Wrapped Bottles

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

Tai Chi

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

Crepe Paper Flowers: Hibiscus

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

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Enhance Your Life With Gentle Yoga

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

Tertulia Literaria

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

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

Introduction to Finding Grants

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

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

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

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

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

The Woman-Owned Small Business Certification Program

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

Job Help Center

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

Stitchin' in the Stacks

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

Line Dancing

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

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

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

Digital Café

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

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

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

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

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

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

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

The Coloring Club

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

Socrates Café

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

Writers Reading Open Mic

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

Tai Chi

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

Adult Coloring Club

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

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

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

English Exchange

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

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

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

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

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

Movies at Main

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

Introduction to Fundraising Planning

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jul 20, 2:00 pm
This workshop provides an overview of the process of strategically thinking through the components of a fundraising plan or calendar. (60 min.)

Sit 'n' Stitch

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

Book Discussion

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

Movie Matinee & Book Discussion

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

The Mountain Dulcimer: Past & Present

Main Library
Sat, Jul 22, 2:00 pm
Musician and teacher, John Blosser, will discuss the history of the mountain dulcimer and give a live performance of this string instrument, rich in Appalachian history. (60 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

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

Reading Circle

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

Write! Read! Critique!

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

Sahaja Meditation

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

Freegal: Downloadable Music

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

Book-A-Librarian

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

Poetry Workshop

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

Book Discussion: "The Fireman," by Joe Hill

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

Tabletop Tuesdays

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

Movie Matinee

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

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

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

Medical Screenings for Women

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

Alzheimer's Awareness Movie

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 3:00 pm
"You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't." ©Peripheral Productions. (53 min.) Lee Gorewitz wanders on a personal odyssey through her Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Unit. This film challenges our preconceptions of illness and aging. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Are You Board? Game On!

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

Zen Doodling for Adults

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

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

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

Chess Club

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

Adult Coloring

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

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

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

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

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

Celebrating 25 Years

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

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

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

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

Zinio & Flipster

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

English Exchange

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

Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

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

Backgammon Club

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

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Main Library
Thu, Jul 27, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 27 de julio, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Coloring for Adults: DIY Coasters

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

Attitude Is Everything

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

Legal Resources

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

Movies at Main

Main Library
Fri, Jul 28, 2:00 pm
"Get Out." ©‎Universal Pictures. (103 min.) R Preregister.

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

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

Rock Painting

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

Tissue Paper Art

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

Hooked on Crochet

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

Book Chat: "The Jungle," by Upton Sinclair

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

PBS Documentary "The Shakers"

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

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Mon, Jul 31, 3:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. (30 min.)

Sahaja Meditation

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

Adult Coloring

Wellington Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 6:30 pm
Take time to relax and color. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister.
Children's Classes & Events

Read In Camp!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 26, 2:00 pm
Build up your reading level this summer by participating in our awesome Read In Camp! Bring your reading list or choose from our weekly featured titles. We'll have treats, games, prizes, and an ice cream social party. Grades 2 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Elementary STEM Time

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jun 26, 2:00 pm
Water Challenge. Get ready to problem solve with fun science-related activities. Each session, learn about engineering and then face a challenge. Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister separately for each session.

Traveling Club LEGO®

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jun 26, 2:00 pm
Imagine, build and play with our collection of building bricks as you travel around the world. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Build a Better You! Anti-Bullying Class

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Jun 26, 3:00 pm
Bullying is one of the most pressing social issues facing children today. Master Ken of Master Ken Martial Arts will be here to share powerful anti-bullying strategies that can help “build a better you” and a better world! Ages 8-15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Make & Take Craft

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jun 26, 3:30 pm
Go crazy with an assortment of crafts from throughout the year. Ages 3-9. (30 min.)

LEGO® Time

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 26, 3:30 pm
Show off your building skills by using our blocks and share your creations with the group. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Build a Better World: DIY Seed Bomb

Main Library
Mon, Jun 26, 4:00 pm
Design your very own easy-to-use seed bomb! Take them home to plant them in your garden and help bring more beauty to the world! Ages 4-8. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Harry Potter: Wizardry 101

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jun 26, 4:00 pm
Week 4: "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" – Care of Magical Creatures. Summer term is in session at Hogwarts! Each week, take a different magical class and engage in a book discussion with your fellow wizards. Ages 10-17. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Minecraft Mania!

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jun 26, 4:00 pm
Meet up with other Minecrafters for an hour of building. Limited to 15 using our iPads, or bring your own device and join the fun! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Drive-In Family Movie Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 26, 5:30 pm
"The Little Mermaid." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (30 min.) TV-Y Bring your little builders to practice motor skills, learn about shapes and colors. Transform cardboard boxes into kid-friendly cars. Then park in front of the big screen and watch the show! Materials provided. Ages 1 & up. Preregister.

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 26, 6:30 pm
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jun 27, 10:00 am
Building Bridges Through Books II. Stories and creative activities for children. (60 min.) Preregister.

Game On: Mario Kart Adventure

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 27, 11:00 am
Gather with friends this summer for Wii games and more. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Tue, Jun 27, 11:00 am
Children in grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

"Star Wars" Day!

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 27, 1:30 pm
Choose Light or Dark Side as you play Jedi games, make a lightsaber, and try your hand at Force training. All ages. (45 min.)

Drop-In Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
It's Summer! Drop in on our Coloring Club and color your cares away! We’ll have coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.)

Build a Better World: Recycle!

Main Library
Tue, Jun 27, 2:00 pm
Learn about recycling and make a craft from everyday items. Ages 4-6. (60 min.) Preregister.

A-MAZE-BOTS!

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 27, 2:30 pm
Build a maze and be amazed with how your bots find their way to the end. Learn to use Bee-Bots and Ozobot Bits! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jun 27, 2:30 pm
Building Bridges Through Books II. Stories and creative activities for children. (60 min.) Preregister.

"Star Wars" Day!

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 27, 2:45 pm
Choose Light or Dark Side as you play Jedi games, make a lightsaber, and try your hand at Force training. All ages. (45 min.)

Bridge Building With the 4-H Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 27, 3:00 pm
Create stable structures in engineering using teamwork and learn the concepts of force, mass and gravity. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Craftapalooza

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jun 27, 3:00 pm
Lots of artistic fun! Choose to create multiple crafts from our fun selections. Ages 2-8. Limit 50. (45 min.)

Tween Book & Film Discussion

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 27, 3:30 pm
"Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life." ©CBS Films. (92 min.) Discuss the first book of the series "Middle School," by James Patterson followed by the film adaptation and pizza. Pick up your copy at the children’s desk. Ages 9-12. PG Preregister.

Coding With Tech Toys: Bee-Bots

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 27, 3:30 pm
Learn the basics of coding including control, sequencing and logic, by playing with programmable bee-shaped floor robots. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

DIY Seed Planter

Main Library
Tue, Jun 27, 5:00 pm
Design your very own animal-shaped seed planter. Bring your creativity and love of nature, and the rest of the materials will be provided. Ages 9 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Club Pokémon

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 27, 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.)

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Wed, Jun 28, 11:00 am
Children in grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Parent Power Hours!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 12:00 pm
Parents of children who will be entering first, second or third grade are invited for informal discussions with reading coaches. Activities for children ages three and up will be provided during the evening meetings. Registration is required through Bridges of Pahokee. All ages. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Shape Up!

Main Library
Wed, Jun 28, 2:00 pm
Learn about shapes as you build a truck to take home! Ages 2-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Color Your Own Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 2:00 pm
Fuzzy Posters. Each week color your own fun activity and also choose from a variety of coloring pages. Materials provided. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Plant a Garden in the Stars

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 2:30 pm
Enjoy a story time about space and learn about astronauts and the work they do on the International Space Station. Then plant an astronaut garden you can take home to learn about growing food in space. Ages 4-8. (60 min.)

Summer Stitching: Hooked on Crochet

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 2:30 pm
Bring your hook and favorite yarn and socialize while learning basic stitches or working on current projects. Ages 10-17. (45 min.) Preregister.

Playdough Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 2:30 pm
Build anything your imagination can dream of. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

It’s Not Just a Box

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 2:30 pm
Get inspired by the book “Not a Box,” by Antoinette Portis and transform an ordinary box into something extraordinary. Supplies provided. Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

Libratory: Read & Create With Science

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 2:30 pm
"Mad Scientist Academy: The Dinosaur Disaster," by Matthew McElligott. Science builds a stronger mind, stronger minds build better worlds. Share excerpts from various science adventures and perform STEAM activities. Ages 6 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Fun With Fuse Beads

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 3:30 pm
Make custom keychains and magnets with fuse beads. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

STEM: Bridge Building Challenge

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 3:30 pm
Using the concepts of force, mass and gravity, groups will use simple materials to determine what design makes a stable bridge. The PBC 4-H Youth Development Program hosts this interactive engineering challenge. Ages 9-13. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Outdoor Summer Fun!

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 4:00 pm
Built With Science: Magnetic Slime. Art activities, hands-on science experiments and more! Dress to get messy. Materials provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 4:45 pm
Imagine, play and build with LEGO® club. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Parent Power Hours!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 5:30 pm
Parents of children who will be entering first, second or third grade are invited for informal discussions with reading coaches. Activities for children ages three and up will be provided during the evening meetings. Registration is required through Bridges of Pahokee. All ages. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pajama Story Time: Community Helpers

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 6:30 pm
Put on your pajamas and slippers and join us for stories, songs and a craft at this evening story time celebrating community helpers such as postal workers, park rangers, doctors and dentists, sanitation workers and more! Ages 2 & up. (30 min.) Preregister.

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jun 29, 10:00 am
Building Bridges Through Books II. Stories and creative activities for children. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Thu, Jun 29, 11:00 am
Children in grades K-5 can work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Build With Technology: Hour of Code

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jun 29, 1:00 pm
Learn the basics of computer coding with the "Daisy the Dinosaur" app on the library's iPads. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jun 29, 2:00 pm
Create a mosaic. Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Build a Better World: Kindness Is Key

Main Library
Thu, Jun 29, 2:00 pm
Explore all the ways we can be kind to one another through our words and actions while we make awesome crafts. Ages 8-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

Building Better Readers Book Discussion: "Bystander," by James Preller

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jun 29, 2:30 pm
12 copies of the book are available at the children’s services desk for borrowing. You can bring your own copy of the book to the discussion. Snacks provided. Ages 9-13. (60 min.) Preregister.

Parachutes & Bubbles!

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jun 29, 3:00 pm
Blow lots of bubbles and then grab the parachute for games, music and movement. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Upcycled Art: Books Remodeled

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jun 29, 3:00 pm
Use paint, ink, ribbon and more. Make a journal, origami or add your own illustrations – there are no rules and the possibilities are endless! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Minecraft Meet-Up

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jun 29, 3:30 pm
Play Minecraft Pocket Edition on the library’s iPads. Participants can bring in their own device and join us for Minecraft fun. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Young Artists Studio

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jun 29, 4:00 pm
Demonstrate your creativity as you join Ms. Elizabeth for a casual art class using mixed media. Dress to get messy. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Fun Family Flicks

Main Library
Fri, Jun 30, 10:00 am
"The BFG." ©‎Walt Disney Pictures. (117 min.) Movies the whole family can enjoy together. Popcorn included! All ages. PG Preregister.

Kindergarten Prep

Preparación de kindergarten
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jun 30, 10:30 am
Viernes, 30 de junio, 10:30 am
Each week we will focus on the skills to know before entering Kindergarten. Requires a commitment to attend all eight summer classes. Fill out an application at the children's services desk. The class will be taught in English only. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.
Cada semana nos centraremos en las habilidades y que necesitas saber antes de entrar en kindergarten. Requiere compromiso para asistir a las ocho clases de verano. Llene una solicitud en el mostrador de niños. La clase se enseñará solo en inglés. Cupo limitado. Se requiere registrarse.
(90 min.) Preregister.

Digital Media Services: OverDrive, hoopla, Zinio & More

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Jun 30, 11:00 am
Borrow movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from home or anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with your library card. iPads available. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stay & Play

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

Art Lab: Calling all Artists!

Main Library
Fri, Jun 30, 2:00 pm
Explore your artistic talents! We provide the supplies and you provide the inspiration. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Build With Music: Discover Incredibox

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Jun 30, 2:30 pm
Incredibox is a musical game where you drag and drop icons to mix music. Manage a band of “beatboxers” and use various icons to create songs. iPads available. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Friday Movie Madness

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jun 30, 2:30 pm
"Pete's Dragon." ©‎Walt Disney Pictures. (102 min.) Join us for a family friendly movie. PG Preregister.

Toddler Art Time

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

Toddler Art Time

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

Celebrate America

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jul 01, 10:30 am
Celebrate the 4th on the 1st with fun stories, music, a game or two, and a patriotic craft. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Hour

Heure du Conte
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jul 01, 11:00 am
Samedi, 01 Juillet, 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.)

Super Summer Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jul 01, 11:00 am
Get Your Red, White & Blue On! Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Yoga Power Hour

Main Library
Sat, Jul 01, 11:00 am
Namaste everyone! Join us for a yoga/story time class where we will read a great book, power through some yoga poses, and finish with a relaxing craft. Bring a mat or towel to class and wear comfortable clothing. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Builders!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jul 01, 2:00 pm
Children are invited to read with teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications may be picked up at the children's desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Art Time

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 10:30 am
Little ones will have fun as they develop motor and sensory skills in art. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

Build With LEGO®

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 11:00 am
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® collection. Jumbo blocks available. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Dot Art

Gardens Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 11:00 am
Calling all tots to make art with dots! Dress to get messy. Ages 2-3. (45 min.) Preregister.

Read In

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 1:00 pm
Get over the summer slump and enjoy reading some of your favorite books. Also, a great way to read down those fines if you have any. Ages 5-17. (45 min.)

Read In Camp!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 2:00 pm
Build up your reading level this summer! Bring your reading list or choose from our weekly featured titles. We'll have treats, games, prizes, and an ice cream social party. Grades 2 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Sunny Summer Crafts

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 2:00 pm
Spend the afternoon creating sun-themed crafts. Paint suncatchers and a magic fish bowl. Ages 5-7. (60 min.) Preregister.

Happy Birthday, America

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 2:30 pm
Celebrate our country’s birthday! Enjoy patriotic facts, stories and music, create a sparkling craft and make an edible Fourth of July treat. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Fourth of July Bash!

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 3:00 pm
Wear red, white and blue for fun stories and special activities to celebrate the Fourth of July! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Stars & Stripes Bingo

Wellington Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 3:00 pm
Create your own card and see if luck is on your side! Ages 5-12. Limit 30. (40 min.)

Make & Take Crafts

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 3:30 pm
Go crazy with an assortment of crafts from throughout the year. Ages 3-10. (30 min.)

Isle of the Lost Party

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 4:00 pm
"Descendants." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (120 min.) Watch, eat pizza and talk about all our favorite characters from the book or movie. Pizza and refreshments provided. Ages 7 & up. Not rated. Preregister.

Family Coloring Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 5:30 pm
A weekly fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 6:30 pm
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

"Fly Guy" Adventure

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

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Wed, Jul 05, 11:00 am
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Parent Power Hours!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Jul 05, 12:00 pm
Parents of children who will be entering first, second or third grade are invited for informal discussions with reading coaches. Activities for children ages three and up will be provided during the evening meetings. Registration is required through Bridges of Pahokee. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Super Shrinky Art

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 05, 1:00 pm
Make a super awesome keychain, bookmark, charm or other treasure. All you need is a tiny amount of creativity to trace, color and create your own shrinkable plastic art. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.)

Bead Jewelry & More

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jul 05, 1:00 pm
Design a variety of cool creations such as bracelets and anklets using our collection of beads. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Color Your Own Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 05, 2:00 pm
Mini Notebooks. Each week color your own fun activity and choose from a variety of coloring pages. Materials provided. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club for Tweens

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jul 05, 2:30 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.

Meet McGruff!

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 05, 3:00 pm
Learn about crime prevention and safety awareness with McGruff the Crime Dog and a PBC sheriff’s officer. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Construction Zone

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Jul 05, 3:00 pm
"The 8th Continent," by Matt London. Read, imagine, build, run and rule your own world. STEAM techniques used to create your own continent. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess

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

Drama Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 05, 4:00 pm
Want to be a star or just like being silly? Play theater games and learn basic acting skills at this fun, informal event. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

LEGO® Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 05, 4:45 pm
Imagine, play and build with LEGO® club. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Parent Power Hours!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Jul 05, 5:30 pm
Parents of children who will be entering first, second or third grade are invited for informal discussions with reading coaches. Activities for children ages three and up will be provided during the evening meetings. Registration is required through Bridges of Pahokee. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jul 06, 10:00 am
Love Our World I. Stories and creative activities for children. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Police Officers Meet & Greet

Main Library
Thu, Jul 06, 10:00 am
Meet police officers and their K-9 companions as they tell us how they keep our communities safe. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Get Water Wise

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Thu, Jul 06, 10:30 am
Presented by the Drowning Prevention Coalition of PBC. Experience an interactive and fun-filled time and learn how to keep your family safe. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Thu, Jul 06, 11:00 am
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Morning Cartoons

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 06, 11:30 am
"Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension." ©‎Walt Disney Pictures. (78 min.) Enjoy a selection of summer cartoons. Refreshments served. Not rated. Preregister.

Build a Better World: Be a Dreamer

Main Library
Thu, Jul 06, 2:00 pm
Everyone who impacts the world starts off as a dreamer. Make dream journals from metal tins and other materials so we can record our world-changing dreams. Ages 8-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 06, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

The “Under Construction” LEGO® Crew

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jul 06, 2:30 pm
Use our LEGO® bricks to build original creations! Work by yourself or as a team to bring our building challenges to life. Show us your skills! Ages 5-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Bingo Blitz

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jul 06, 3:30 pm
Play a variety of bingo games from educational to just plain fun. See how many games you can win! Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Squirmy Wormies

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jul 06, 3:30 pm
PBC 4-H is dropping by to teach us all about worms, dirt and compost. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Young Artists’ Studio

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jul 06, 4:00 pm
Demonstrate your creativity with Ms. Elizabeth for a casual art class using mixed media in your artwork. Dress to get messy. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Get Water Wise

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Jul 07, 10:00 am
Presented by the Drowning Prevention Coalition of PBC. Experience an interactive and fun-filled time and learn how to keep your family safe. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Fun Family Flicks

Main Library
Fri, Jul 07, 10:00 am
"The Secret Life of Pets." ©‎Universal Pictures. (90 min.) Movies the whole family can enjoy together! Popcorn included. All ages. PG Preregister.

Toddler Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Jul 07, 10:15 am
Start with stories and songs; then take a break and come back and play! Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister.

Kindergarten Prep

Preparación de kindergarten
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jul 07, 10:30 am
Viernes, 07 de julio, 10:30 am
Each week we will focus on the skills to know before entering kindergarten. Requires a commitment to attend all eight summer classes. Fill out an application at the children's services desk. The class will be taught in English only. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.
Cada semana nos centraremos en las habilidades y que necesitas saber antes de entrar en kindergarten. Requiere compromiso para asistir a las ocho clases de verano. Llene una solicitud en el mostrador de niños. La clase se enseñará solo en inglés. Cupo limitado. Se requiere registrarse.
(90 min.) Preregister.

Summercise

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 07, 11:00 am
Get up and move! Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bingo Mania!

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Jul 07, 11:30 am
Drop in for a game or two of classic and contemporary bingo. Enjoy snacks and win prizes while supplies last. All ages. (60 min.)

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, Jul 07, 2:00 pm
Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Warning: we may get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Game Time

Acreage Branch
Fri, Jul 07, 2:30 pm
Have a blast indoors with board games, card games and more! All ages. (2 hr.)

Friday Movie Madness

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 07, 2:30 pm
"The LEGO Batman Movie." ©‎Warner Bros. (104 min.) Keep cool and enjoy an afternoon movie. PG Preregister.

Get Water Wise

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jul 07, 3:30 pm
Presented by the Drowning Prevention Coalition of PBC. Experience an interactive and fun-filled time and learn how to keep your family safe. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

"Minecraft"

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 07, 3:30 pm
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" on the library’s iPads. Participants can bring in their own device and join us for Minecraft fun. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora De Cuentos Bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jul 08, 11:00 am
Sábado, 08 de julio, 11:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (45 min.)
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Todas las edades.
(45 min.)

Duct, Duct Tape

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jul 08, 11:00 am
Use brightly patterned duct tape to make cool wallets, bookmarks, flags, bangle bracelets and more. Use your imagination and have some sticky fun. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Super Summer Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jul 08, 11:00 am
Love Our World I. Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Sensory Painting for Little Hands

West Boynton Branch
Sat, Jul 08, 11:00 am
Squish, squeeze and create with puffy sensory paint. Multi-sensory art activities make art more appealing while enhancing the senses and building language skills. Ages 2-3. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Builders!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jul 08, 2:00 pm
Children are invited to read with teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications may be picked up at the children's desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jul 08, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Kids' Book Club: "Guinea Dog," by Patrick Jennings

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jul 08, 2:30 pm
A fun book discussion followed by a craft and snack. Read the book on your own prior to the activity. We will provide you with the book when you register. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Cinema

West Boynton Branch
Sat, Jul 08, 2:30 pm
"The LEGO Batman Movie." ©Warner Bros. (104 min.) Get inspired and build your own "Gotham." Ages 5 & up. PG Preregister.

Flower Power: Recycled Edition!

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Jul 09, 2:00 pm
Learn to make beautiful flowers from recycled water bottles. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

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

Toddler Art Time

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 10:30 am
Little ones will have fun as they develop motor and sensory skills in art. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

Build With LEGO®

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 11:00 am
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® collection. Jumbo blocks available. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Read In

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 1:00 pm
Get over the summer slump and enjoy reading some of your favorite books. Also, a great way to read down those fines if you have any. Ages 5-17. (45 min.)

Read In Camp!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 2:00 pm
Build up your reading level this summer! Bring your reading list or choose from our weekly featured titles. We'll have treats, games, prizes, and an ice cream social party. Grades 2 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Elementary STEM Time

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 2:00 pm
Simple Machines. Get ready to problem solve with some fun science related activities. Each session, we’ll learn about engineering and then meet a challenge. Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister separately for each session.

Traveling Club LEGO®

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 2:00 pm
Imagine, build and play with our collection of building bricks as you travel around the world. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Keep Calm & Color

Gardens Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 2:30 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring. Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Coding With Tech Toys: Little Bits

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 3:00 pm
Learn about electrical circuits in a safe and fun way. Little bits magnetically snap together to form working circuits. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Make & Take Crafts

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 3:30 pm
Go crazy with an assortment of crafts from throughout the year. Ages 3-10. (30 min.)

Sharpie Tie-Dye

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 4:00 pm
Fashion beautiful tie-dye with just sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol. Bring any new white cotton socks or shirt. Don’t have any? No worries. We have small canvas pencil cases available to tie-dye. Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Main Library
Mon, Jul 10, 5:00 pm
Meet other fans to play games, make crafts, and talk about your favorite Pokémon. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Coloring Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 5:30 pm
A weekly fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 6:30 pm
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 10:00 am
Love Our World II. Stories and creative activities for children. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Get Water Wise

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 10:30 am
Presented by the Drowning Prevention Coalition of PBC. Experience an interactive and fun-filled time and learn how to keep your family safe. All ages. (45 min.)

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Tue, Jul 11, 11:00 am
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Got the Time?

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 1:00 pm
Learn to tell time on an analog clock! Stop by for fun games, stories and a time-themed craft. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Babysitting Workshop

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 1:00 pm
Presented by PBC Fire Safety Specialist Elyse Weintraub Brown. Participants will receive a certificate of completion. Ages 10 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 1:00 pm
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Minions Mania

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 2:00 pm
Enlist in the most fun group of silly assistants ever! Games, activities, crafts and more fun for everyone. All ages. (45 min.)

Preschool Science Lab

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 2:00 pm
Your Five Senses. Science meets story time in this series, especially for preschoolers! Each session will examine a different topic with stories, songs, demonstrations and hands-on experiments. Dress for a mess. Ages 3-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister separately for each session.

Smokey Bear

Main Library
Tue, Jul 11, 2:00 pm
Millions of wildland acres burn unintentionally every year. Learn Smokey Bear’s "Five Rules for Wildfire Prevention." Ages 5-8. (60 min.) Preregister.

Build a La La Land

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 2:30 pm
Create a collage of your very own fantasy land. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 2:30 pm
Love Our World II. Stories and creative activities for children. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

"Minecraft"

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 2:30 pm
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" on the library’s iPads. Participants can bring in their own device and join us for Minecraft fun. Ages 7 & up. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 3:00 pm
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. Limit 40. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tween Gaming

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 3:00 pm
Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (60 min.)

Minions Mania

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 3:15 pm
Enlist in the most fun group of silly assistants ever! Games, activities, crafts and more fun for everyone. All ages. (45 min.)

LEGO® Block Party

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 3:30 pm
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Jumbo blocks are available for smaller hands. Ages 3-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Mini Book + Art Workshop: "The Little Prince," by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry + French Connection: Photography

Mini Libro + Arte: "El Principe" por Antoine de Saint-Exupéry + French Connection: Photography
Main Library
Tue, Jul 11, 3:30 pm
Martes, 11 de julio, 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 9-12. 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 9-12. Cupo limitado. Se requiere registrarse.
(90 min.) Preregister.

Give a HOOT With Daggerwing Nature Center

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 3:30 pm
Enjoy a special program about owls featuring Daggerwing Nature Center’s favorite feathered friend, Artemis! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

'80s Dance Party!

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 4:30 pm
Put on your neon colored tights and sweatbands because we’re having an '80s dance party! It will be a totally tubular time. Ages 8 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

"Fly Guy" Adventure

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

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Wed, Jul 12, 11:00 am
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Parent Power Hours!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 12:00 pm
Parents of children who will be entering first, second or third grade are invited for informal discussions with reading coaches. Activities for children ages three and up will be provided during the evening meetings. Registration is required through Bridges of Pahokee. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 2:00 pm
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Color Your Own Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 2:00 pm
Paddleball Game. Each week color your own fun activity and choose from a variety of coloring pages. Materials provided. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

STEM Play

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 2:30 pm
Play a variety of carnival style games to challenge your mind. Ages 5-8. (60 min.) Preregister.

Move & Groove With Mr. Alex

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 2:30 pm
Reach, stretch, bounce, dance and learn a fun gymnastics skill with your grown-up and Mr. Alex from My Gym Wellington. Children are required to wear sneakers or closed-toe shoes. Parents/caregivers must be present during class. Ages 4-6. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister.

Kids Chess Class for Beginners

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

Construction Zone

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 3:00 pm
"Welcome to the Jungle: The 8th Continent (Book 2)," by Matt London. Read, imagine, build, run and rule your own world. STEAM techniques used to create your own continent. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Kids Chess Club

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

Ozobot Bits Have Arrived!

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 3:30 pm
Ozobot bits are small educational toy robots that are programmed to follow a pattern and can speed up, slow down, spin around and even dance! Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess

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

Outdoor Summer Fun!

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 4:00 pm
Build With Art: Tie-dye Extravaganza. Art activities, hands-on science experiments and more! Dress to get messy. Materials provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 4:45 pm
Imagine, play and build with LEGO® club. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Parent Power Hours!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 5:30 pm
Parents of children who will be entering first, second or third grade are invited for informal discussions with reading coaches. Activities for children ages three and up will be provided during the evening meetings. Registration is required through Bridges of Pahokee. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Fun Night: What Can You Do With a Box?

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 6:30 pm
Bring the family and join us for stories, songs and rhymes about boxes. Each family will choose a box and use our craft supplies to create something new! Your box can become a robot, a car, a fruit stand, a rocket ship or anything else you can imagine. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Build Family Connections: Tech-Free Family Night

West Boca Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 7:00 pm
Parents and children will share a story, play board games, or make simple conversation where no electronic devices will be allowed. Snacks provided. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 10:00 am
Love Our World II. Stories and creative activities for children. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Thu, Jul 13, 11:00 am
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Morning Cartoons

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 11:30 am
"Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie." ©‎Warner Bros. (90 min.) Enjoy a selection of summer cartoons. Refreshments served. PG Preregister.

Chess Class for Beginners

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 1:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
Build a Famous Landmark. Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Build a Better World Through Art

Main Library
Thu, Jul 13, 2:00 pm
Art is a great way to share ideas and thoughts with other people. Create your own masterpiece to display in our first art show in August! Ages 8-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Poms Away! Homemade Pom-Pom Shooters

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 2:30 pm
Make a pom-pom shooter using craft sticks, rubber bands and binder clips to explore the different forms of energy by “launching” soft, fuzzy pom-poms. How far will they go? Another great STEM activity! Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Take Care of Our World

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 2:30 pm
Learn about 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.

LEGO® Bricks

Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 3:00 pm
Build, imagine and create with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. Limit 25. (50 min.)

CANCELLED - Out of This World Math

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 4:00 pm
Discover 3-D shapes and repeating patterns using Styrofoam balls and glow sticks. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Young Artists’ Studio

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 4:00 pm
Demonstrate your creativity with Ms. Elizabeth for a casual art class using mixed media in your artwork. Dress to get messy. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tween Tech: Snap Circuit Boards

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 4:00 pm
Snap Circuits® makes learning electronics easy and fun! Follow the colorful pictures in our manual and build exciting projects, such as FM radios, digital voice recorders, AM radios, burglar alarms, doorbells and much more! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Touch-A-Truck Story Time

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Jul 14, 10:00 am
Rev up for some big truck fun with stories, songs, and rhymes. Visit in the parking lot with members of PBC Public Works and Engineering staff and their awesome vehicles. Ages 3-7. (60 min.) Preregister.

Fun Family Flicks

Main Library
Fri, Jul 14, 10:00 am
"Beauty and the Beast." ©‎Walt Disney Pictures. (129 min.) Movies the whole family can enjoy together! Popcorn included. All ages. PG Preregister.

Musical Melodies With Mr. Alex of My Gym Wellington

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Jul 14, 10:00 am
Make beautiful music while wiggling and dancing with our friends from My Gym Wellington. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 14, 10:30 am
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Kindergarten Prep

Preparación de kindergarten
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jul 14, 10:30 am
Viernes, 14 de julio, 10:30 am
Each week we will focus on the skills to know before entering kindergarten. Requires a commitment to attend all eight summer classes. Fill out an application at the children's services desk. The class will be taught in English only. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.
Cada semana nos centraremos en las habilidades y que necesitas saber antes de entrar en kindergarten. Requiere compromiso para asistir a las ocho clases de verano. Llene una solicitud en el mostrador de niños. La clase se enseñará solo en inglés. Cupo limitado. Se requiere registrarse.
(90 min.) Preregister.

Magical Mystery Tour With Safari Sue

Wellington Branch
Fri, Jul 14, 11:00 am
Safari Sue travels all over the world and shares tales of the most mysterious buildings in the world. Ages 4-10. Limit 75. (45 min.)

STEM: Domino Fun & More

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Jul 14, 11:30 am
Math can be fun and exciting! Join us for domino to prove it. Use math, logic and problem solving skills to win all the rounds. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.)

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, Jul 14, 2:00 pm
Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Warning: we may get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Friday Movie Madness

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 14, 2:30 pm
"The Jungle Book." ©‎Walt Disney Pictures. (105 min.) Keep cool and enjoy an afternoon movie. PG Preregister.

Build Your Own City With Matt Barnes

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Jul 14, 2:30 pm
Find out how a city actually becomes a city with Matt Barnes, a city planner from Miami. "Build” a city using recyclable items and drawing materials, learn about the profession of city planning, and explore a computer simulation. Another great STEM activity! Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Loxahatchee Rocks! Rock Out With Rock Art!

Acreage Branch
Fri, Jul 14, 3:00 pm
Show your neighborhood pride by creating colorful rocks that reflect your favorite hobbies, sports, animals and more! A perfect event for beginning rock artists. Ages 6 & up. (60 min.)

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Jul 15, 10:00 am
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Sat, Jul 15, 10:30 am
Calling all Pokémon enthusiasts! Bring your deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. Snacks provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Saturday Toddler Time

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

Story Hour

Heure du Conte
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jul 15, 11:00 am
Samedi, 15 Juillet, 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.)

Story Time for Children With Special Needs

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

Super Summer Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jul 15, 11:00 am
Love Our World II. Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pet Party!

Wellington Branch
Sat, Jul 15, 11:00 am
We all love our pets! Gather 'round for stories, songs and a craft featuring our pet pals. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (40 min.)

Book Tasting

Main Library
Sat, Jul 15, 1:00 pm
It's the book tasting event for people with discerning palates with many tasty books to discover and savor! Cupcakes will be served. Ages 9-14. (60 min.) Preregister.

"Harry Potter" Hogwarts Academy

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jul 15, 2:00 pm
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first "Harry Potter" book with a magical crash course for all wizards and witches. Ages 8 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Reading Builders!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jul 15, 2:00 pm
Children are invited to read with teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications may be picked up at the children's desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Main Library
Sat, Jul 15, 2:00 pm
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

There Be Pirates!

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Jul 15, 3:00 pm
It’s a Pirate Party with games, crafts, and demonstrations presented by Realms of History. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Kids' Anime Club

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jul 15, 3:30 pm
Enjoy shows like "Avatar," "Pokémon," "Sailor Moon" and "Yo-kai Watch." Bring your cards if you want to trade. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Movie

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Jul 16, 2:00 pm
"Beauty and the Beast." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (129 min.) All ages. PG Preregister.

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Art Time

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 10:30 am
Little ones will have fun as they develop motor and sensory skills in art. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 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.

Build With LEGO®

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 11:00 am
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® collection. Jumbo blocks available. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Page to Stage

Tequesta Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 11:00 am
Ages 4-6. Maltz Jupiter Theatre Conservatory of Performing Arts teaching artist, Kristine DiMartino presents this interactive activity where students act out the story through dramatic play. Promote reading, imagination and creativity with an introduction to theater. (60 min.)

Read In

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 1:00 pm
Get over the summer slump and enjoy reading some of your favorite books. Also, a great way to read down those fines if you have any. Ages 5-17. (45 min.)

Read In Camp!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 2:00 pm
Build up your reading level this summer! Bring your reading list or choose from our weekly featured titles. We'll have treats, games, prizes, and an ice cream social party. Grades 2 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Elementary STEM Time

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 2:00 pm
Air-Powered Vehicle. Get ready to problem solve with some fun science related activities. Each session, we’ll learn about engineering and then meet a challenge. Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister separately for each session.

Page to Stage

Tequesta Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 2:00 pm
Ages 7-10. Maltz Jupiter Theatre Conservatory of Performing Arts teaching artist, Kristine DiMartino presents this interactive activity where students act out the story through dramatic play. Promote reading, imagination and creativity with an introduction to theater. (60 min.)

It’s Slime Time!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 2:30 pm
Explore and experiment with solids and liquids while making your own slime to take home! Use simple recipes to create a variety of colors and textures. Dress to get messy! Another great STEM activity! Ages 7-11. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Make a Dragon!

Wellington Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 3:00 pm
Use our craft supplies to create your very own dragon. No fire required! Ages 5-10. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Make & Take Crafts

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 3:30 pm
Go crazy with an assortment of crafts from throughout the year. Ages 3-10. (30 min.)

"The Friendship Garden" Book Club

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 3:30 pm
Read any book in the series and discuss it with the author herself, Jenny Meyerhoff. Afterward, plant your own sunflower. Pick up a copy of the series at the children's services desk. Grades 1-3. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pre-K Got Science?

Main Library
Mon, Jul 17, 4:15 pm
Learn about the universe and have a lot of fun doing it through exciting science experiments! Ages 2-5. Limit 12. (30 min.) Preregister.

Family Coloring Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 5:30 pm
A weekly fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 6:30 pm
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 10:00 am
Create a Better World Through the Arts I. Stories and creative activities for children. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Baby Build It!

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 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.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Tue, Jul 18, 11:00 am
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

We Love Our Pets

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 11:00 am
Local author Karen Roberts and some friends from the PBC Animal Care and Control will be here to share a fun-filled pet responsibility and kindness program for the whole family. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie & Craft: "Harry Potter" Edition

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 11:30 am
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." ©Warner Bros. (150 min.) PG Preregister.

Draw Your Diary Day

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 2:00 pm
Whether your favorite diary is "Wimpy" or "Dorky" you'll enjoy an afternoon of bookmaking, comic drawing, and awesomely ridiculous activities and games! All ages. (45 min.)

Drop-In Coloring Club: Famous Landmarks

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 2:00 pm
Drop in and color your cares away! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Eco-Warriors

Main Library
Tue, Jul 18, 2:00 pm
Learn how pollution is harmful to all living things and what you can do to help reduce, reuse, and recycle waste. Ages 5-8. (60 min.) Preregister.

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 2:30 pm
Hear awesome car stories then build your own LEGO® style car to race and take home. Ages 5 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 2:30 pm
Create a Better World Through the Arts I. Stories and creative activities for children. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stitching Starters Beginning Crochet

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 2:30 pm
Learn the basics of crocheting or if you know how to crochet already, bring your projects in 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.

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

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 2:30 pm
Create a paper airplane and see how far it can fly! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 3:00 pm
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Draw Your Diary Day

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 3:15 pm
Whether your favorite diary is "Wimpy" or "Dorky" you'll enjoy an afternoon of bookmaking, comic drawing, and awesomely ridiculous activities and games! All ages. (45 min.)

"Fly Guy" Adventure

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

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Wed, Jul 19, 11:00 am
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Building Fun

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 1:00 pm
Designing Bridges: Build a prototype bridge. Get hands-on with engineering as you work in teams using a variety of materials. Test each design to see what works best. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.)

Recycled CD Art

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 1:00 pm
Turn old CDs into a unique and creative piece of art. Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Color Your Own Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 2:00 pm
Fuzzy Magnets! Each week color your own fun activity and choose from a variety of coloring pages. Materials provided. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club for Tweens

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 2:30 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.

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 2:30 pm
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Scratch Art

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 3:00 pm
Your illustrations and designs will pop out as you scratch your paper to reveal the bright colors hiding underneath. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Jenga Tournament

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 3:00 pm
Play Jenga with your friends and try not to knock the tower down. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Construction Zone

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 3:00 pm
"Born to Be Wild: The 8th Continent (Book 3)," by Matt London. Read, imagine, build, run and rule your own world. STEAM techniques used to create your own continent. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Make Your Own Doodlebot

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 3:30 pm
Combine design, engineering and art to create your very own robot that can draw! Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess

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

Who’s That Pokémon?

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 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. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 4:45 pm
Imagine, play and build with LEGO® club. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

It's Bubbletime

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 5:30 pm
Make homemade bubbles that are sure to last all day. Play outside with our wands and bubble machine. Take a container of bubbles home with you. All ages. (60 min.)

Pajama Story Time

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 6:30 pm
Get ready to ride into the sunset as we celebrate the National Day of the Cowboy. We’ll hunker down and have a howlin' good time with the coyotes as we share some stories, songs around the campfire and more. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

RPB Library Rocks! Rock Painting Festival

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jul 20, 9:30 am
Create beautifully painted rocks to keep or hide anywhere in our community. Founding members of the local rocks groups Melody Owens, Pam Shetka and our very own Village Council member Jeff Hmara and his wife Carolyn will be here to inspire us and “rock it out!” Materials provided. All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jul 20, 10:00 am
Create a Better World Through the Arts I. Stories and creative activities for children. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Thu, Jul 20, 10:30 am
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Thu, Jul 20, 11:00 am
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Magic

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 20, 12:00 pm
"Monster Trucks." ©Paramount Pictures. (104 min.) PG Preregister.

Build a Better World Through Art

Main Library
Thu, Jul 20, 2:00 pm
Art is a great way to share ideas and thoughts with other people. Create your own masterpiece to display in our first art show in August! Ages 8-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 20, 2:30 pm
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

National Ice Cream Month

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jul 20, 2:30 pm
Beat the summer heat with a cold, sweet treat! Enjoy stories, sing songs, create a cool craft and “sprinkle” some fun with our ice cream theme! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Lively Ladybugs

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 20, 3:00 pm
Explore our growing ladybugs before we release them! Followed by stories, games and a craft. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Young Artists: Oil Pastels

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jul 20, 3:30 pm
Explore your creativity using Cray-Pas® to make your own masterpiece to be displayed at the library. Take it home another day after the public has had a chance to admire your artwork. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Cookie Book Club

Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 20, 4:00 pm
What happens if you try to face your biggest fear alone? Step 1: Grab a copy of the book, "Call It Courage," by Armstrong Sperry. Step 2: Read it. Step 3: Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Young Artists’ Studio

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jul 20, 4:00 pm
Demonstrate your creativity with Ms. Elizabeth for a casual art class using mixed media in your artwork. Dress to get messy. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Fun Family Flicks

Main Library
Fri, Jul 21, 10:00 am
"The LEGO Batman Movie." ©‎Warner Bros. (104 min.) Movies the whole family can enjoy together! Popcorn included. All ages. PG Preregister.

Toddler Play & Read

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

Kindergarten Prep

Preparación de kindergarten
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jul 21, 10:30 am
Viernes, 21 de julio, 10:30 am
Each week we will focus on the skills to know before entering kindergarten. Requires a commitment to attend all eight summer classes. Fill out an application at the children's services desk. The class will be taught in English only. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.
Cada semana nos centraremos en las habilidades y que necesitas saber antes de entrar en kindergarten. Requiere compromiso para asistir a las ocho clases de verano. Llene una solicitud en el mostrador de niños. La clase se enseñará solo en inglés. Cupo limitado. Se requiere registrarse.
(90 min.) Preregister.

Stay & Play: Summer Edition

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 21, 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.

Bingo Mania!

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Jul 21, 11:30 am
Drop in for a game or two of classic and contemporary bingo. Enjoy snacks and win prizes while supplies last. All ages. (60 min.)

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, Jul 21, 2:00 pm
Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Warning: we may get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Friday Movie Madness

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 21, 2:30 pm
"Sing." ©‎Universal Pictures. (108 min.) Keep cool and enjoy an afternoon movie. PG Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Fri, Jul 21, 2:30 pm
"The LEGO Batman Movie." ©Warner Bros. (104 min.) PG

"Dinosaurs Before Dark"

Gardens Branch
Fri, Jul 21, 3:00 pm
We'll go back in time with Jack and Annie and explore the first book in the "Magic Tree House" series with trivia, fossils and a dino-rific craft! Grades 1-4. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Art Time

Acreage Branch
Fri, Jul 21, 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.)

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Jul 21, 3:30 pm
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Art Time

Acreage Branch
Fri, Jul 21, 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.)

STEM for Little Ones: Pirates!

Main Library
Sat, Jul 22, 10:30 am
Embark on a pirate adventure as STEM concepts are introduced in a fun environment. Ages 3-5. (90 min.) Preregister.

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 10:30 am
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Dig Those Fossils!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 10:30 am
Dig into archaeology and excavation with the Gem and Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches. Learn about archaeology and find your very own fossils in a hands-on activity. Another great STEM activity! Dress to get messy. Materials provided. Ages 6-11. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO®: Watch & Build

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 10:30 am
"Lego Scooby-Doo!: Haunted Hollywood." ©Warner Bros. (75 min.) Use our blocks and build as you watch this film. Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) Not rated. Preregister.

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora De Cuentos Bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 11:00 am
Sábado, 22 de julio, 11:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (45 min.)
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Todas las edades.
(45 min.)

Super Summer Saturday Spectacular!

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 11:00 am
Join us for a special summer celebration with music, games, crafts and a puppet show with plenty of surprises! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Summer Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 11:00 am
Create a Better World Through the Arts I. Fun, interactive story times and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Elena of Avalor Celebration

West Boynton Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 11:00 am
Celebrate Elena, Disney's first Latin princess with bilingual songs and games in English and Spanish. Royal attire optional. Ages 3-6. (60 min.)

Movie Matinee

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 2:00 pm
"Beauty and the Beast." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (85 min.) Sing along and enjoy a snack while we watch a Disney classic. All ages. (90 min.) G Preregister.

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 2:00 pm
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Builders!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 2:00 pm
Children are invited to read with teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications may be picked up at the children's desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 3:00 pm
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
Sun, Jul 23, 2:00 pm
Practice getting over those speech day jitters and learn to construct a winning argument. Topics will be given to teams to prepare for a Debate Club Competition to be held on Sun, Aug 06. Presented by Aihber Khan, an award-winning debate contestant and published author. Grades 6-8. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Art Time

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 10:30 am
Little ones will have fun as they develop motor and sensory skills in art. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

Build With LEGO®

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 11:00 am
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® collection. Jumbo blocks available. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Read In Camp!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 2:00 pm
Build up your reading level this summer! Bring your reading list or choose from our weekly featured titles. We'll have treats, games, prizes, and an ice cream social party. Grades 2 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Elementary STEM Time

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 2:00 pm
Robotic Hand. Get ready to problem solve with some fun science related activities. Each session, we’ll learn about engineering and then meet a challenge. Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister separately for each session.

Traveling Club LEGO®

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 2:00 pm
Imagine, build and play with our collection of building bricks as you travel around the world. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Tequesta Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 2:00 pm
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Coloring Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 2:30 pm
Drop in and color your favorite characters, designs and more. Worksheets and coloring sheets provided. Feel free to bring your own favorite coloring book! Ages 2 & up. (60 min.)

Hawaiian Luau

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 2:30 pm
Spend a beachy-keen day in paradise. Slip on your sandals and floral shirts to join the luau! Play an assortment of games, win prizes, create a tropical craft and enjoy a fruity snack. Ages 5 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Craftapalooza

Wellington Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 3:00 pm
Lots of artistic fun! Choose to create multiple crafts from our fun selections. Ages 2-8. Limit 50. (45 min.)

Make & Take Crafts

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 3:30 pm
Go crazy with an assortment of crafts from throughout the year. Ages 3-10. (30 min.)

Toddler Travels: Italy

Main Library
Mon, Jul 24, 5:00 pm
Learn different songs, stories and crafts from around the world! Ages 2-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Coloring Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 5:30 pm
A weekly fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 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.

Club Pokémon

Acreage Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 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.

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 6:30 pm
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 10:00 am
Create a Better World Through the Arts II. Stories and creative activities for children. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Tue, Jul 25, 11:00 am
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Game Time!

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 11:30 am
Cool off with Wii games, board games, card games, LEGO® bricks and more. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tween Book & Film Discussion

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 1:00 pm
"The Great Gilly Hopkins." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (99 min.) Discuss the Newbery honor book by Katherine Paterson followed by the film adaptation and snacks. Pick up your copy at the children’s services desk. Ages 9-12. PG Preregister.

LEGO® Master Builders Day

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 2:00 pm
Build, play, and challenge yourself at each of our LEGO® stations with games, activities, mazes and free design. All ages. (45 min.)

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Gardens Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 2:00 pm
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Science Lab

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 2:00 pm
Ooey, Gooey, Fizzy and Bubbly. Science meets story time in this series, especially for preschoolers! Each session will examine a different topic with stories, songs, demonstrations and hands-on experiments. Dress for a mess. Ages 3-5. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister separately for each session.

Craftapalooza!

Main Library
Tue, Jul 25, 2:00 pm
Finish summer off with a bang! Choose to create multiple crafts from our fun selections. Ages 3-8. (60 min.) Preregister.

Coloring Club

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 2:30 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Special coloring pages and materials provided. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 2:30 pm
Create a Better World Through the Arts II. Stories and creative activities for children. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Bridge Building Challenge

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 2:30 pm
A representative from the PBC 4-H Club will be here to challenge you and your friends to design and create model bridges using everyday materials. Another great STEM activity! Materials provided. Ages 8-12. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Paper Dolls

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 2:30 pm
Create your own paper doll to look like you, or any of your favorite characters. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Glitter & Grime

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 3:00 pm
It’s a jewelry making party with a special addition: glow-in-the-dark slime. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Master Builders Day

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 3:15 pm
Build, play, and challenge yourself at each of our LEGO® stations with games, activities, mazes and free design. All ages. (45 min.)

Snap Circuits®

West Boca Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 3:30 pm
Learn about electricity by creating your own circuits to turn on a fan, make a buzzing noise and more! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Firefighters Are Friendly

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 3:30 pm
Meet a real firefighter, examine their protective wear and learn what to do in case of a fire. A fire rescue truck may appear if they are not in an emergency. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Movie Night

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 5:00 pm
"Storks." ©Warner Bros. (89 min.) Refreshments provided. PG Preregister.

Build a Better Friendship

Main Library
Tue, Jul 25, 5:00 pm
Create your own friendship bracelets with beads and don’t forget to bring your best friend! Ages 8-14. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

Trivia Time: Myth & Magic

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 6:30 pm
It's Harry Potter vs. Percy Jackson as fantasy and myth collide in a magical trivia battle to rival the Trials of Apollo or the Triwizard Tournament. Choose your team and get ready for a legendary battle! All ages. (2 hr.)

Family Fun Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 6:30 pm
Join in the excitement of Shark Week with tales of fins and lots of fun for the whole family. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

"Fly Guy" Adventure

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

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Wed, Jul 26, 11:00 am
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Building Fun

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 26, 1:00 pm
Extreme Egg Drop: Build a safety rig to keep an egg from cracking in a fall. Get hands-on with engineering as you work in teams using a variety of materials. Test each design to see what works best. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.)

Color Your Own Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 26, 2:00 pm
Bookmarks. Each week color your own fun activity and choose from a variety of coloring pages. Materials provided. Ages 4 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Playdough Club!

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jul 26, 2:30 pm
Build anything your imagination can dream. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Full STEAM Ahead With the Palm Beach Model Railroaders!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Jul 26, 2:30 pm
Are you into trains? Meet members of the Palm Beach Model Railroaders who will share their passion for trains with you! Be introduced to the hobby of model railroading and explore actual model trains. Another great STEM activity! Ages 8-15. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister.

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 26, 3:00 pm
Do you love our story time songs? Join us for a jam session with our favorites and lots of instruments. Ages 0-4. (30 min.)

Paper Circuits

Gardens Branch
Wed, Jul 26, 3:00 pm
A simple circuit is all you need to light up a piece of paper. Then turn it into a card or picture. We will show you how it’s done. Ages 10 & up. Limit 15. (45 min.) Preregister.

Construction Zone

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Jul 26, 3:00 pm
"We Built This City: The 8th Continent (Book 4)," by Matt London. Read, imagine, build, run and rule your own world. STEAM techniques used to create your own continent. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

West Boca Branch
Wed, Jul 26, 3:30 pm
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess

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

Outdoor Summer Fun!

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jul 26, 4:00 pm
Built With Science: Hydrogen Peroxide Fun - Elephant Toothpaste. Art activities, hands-on science experiments and more! Dress to get messy. Materials provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jul 26, 4:45 pm
Imagine, play and build with LEGO® club. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Fun Night: Hawaiian Luau

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 26, 6:30 pm
Load up the whole family for some Hawaiian luau fun featuring a surfing demonstration by a local surfing legend, as well as beach-themed games and a Hawaiian lei craft station. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Camp LVY

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jul 27, 10:00 am
Create a Better World Through the Arts II. Stories and creative activities for children. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Firefighters Meet & Greet

Main Library
Thu, Jul 27, 10:00 am
Meet our wonderful firefighters! See and touch their big fire engine, and learn about the things they do to keep us safe from fires. All ages. Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Main Library
Thu, Jul 27, 11:00 am
Children in grades K-5 work with a teen to improve their reading skills! To ensure a consistent and quality learning experience, participants should attend each weekly session during the summer. Drop-ins will be accommodated each day as space allows. Pick up an application at the children's services desk. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Morning Cartoons

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 27, 11:30 am
"Justice League." ©‎Warner Bros. (30 min.) TV-Y7 Enjoy a selection of summer cartoons. Refreshments served. Preregister.

Chess Class for Beginners

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 27, 1:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jul 27, 2:00 pm
Build a Tower Game. Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Hands on Tech

Main Library
Thu, Jul 27, 2:15 pm
Create over 101 working electronic projects. Ages 8 & up. Limit 19. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 27, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that everyone can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Building Better Readers Book Discussion: "The One and Only Ivan," by Katherine Applegate

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jul 27, 2:30 pm
12 copies of this book that is based on a true story are available at the children’s services desk. You can bring your own copy of the book to the discussion. Grades 3-6. (60 min.) Preregister.

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 27, 3:00 pm
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

"Minecraft"

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jul 27, 3:30 pm
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" on the library’s iPads. Participants can bring in their own device and join us for Minecraft fun. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pirate Day

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jul 27, 3:30 pm
Get your pirate costume and enjoy seven seas hijinks with pirate games and crafts. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Young Artists’ Studio

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jul 27, 4:00 pm
Demonstrate your creativity with Ms. Elizabeth for a casual art class using mixed media in your artwork. Dress to get messy. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Fun Family Flicks

Main Library
Fri, Jul 28, 10:00 am
"Into the Woods." ©‎Walt Disney Pictures. (124 min.) Movies the whole family can enjoy together! Popcorn included. All ages. PG Preregister.

Kindergarten Prep

Preparación de kindergarten
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jul 28, 10:30 am
Viernes, 28 de julio, 10:30 am
Each week we will focus on the skills to know before entering kindergarten. Requires a commitment to attend all eight summer classes. Fill out an application at the children's services desk. The class will be taught in English only. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.
Cada semana nos centraremos en las habilidades y que necesitas saber antes de entrar en kindergarten. Requiere compromiso para asistir a las ocho clases de verano. Llene una solicitud en el mostrador de niños. La clase se enseñará solo en inglés. Cupo limitado. Se requiere registrarse.
(90 min.) Preregister.

Stay & Play: Summer Edition

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 28, 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.

Kids Wii Game Party

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Jul 28, 11:30 am
Gather with friends this summer for Wii games and more. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, Jul 28, 2:00 pm
Stimulate your creative juices as we explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Warning: we may get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Friday Movie Madness

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jul 28, 2:30 pm
"Storks." ©‎Warner Bros. (89 min.) Keep cool and enjoy an afternoon movie. PG Preregister.

Family Movie Magic

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Jul 28, 2:30 pm
"The LEGO Batman Movie." ©Warner Bros. (104 min.) Relax at the library while watching this family-friendly movie. Ages 8 & up. PG Preregister.

The Artist Academy: Jackson Pollock

Acreage Branch
Fri, Jul 28, 3:00 pm
Discover the life of this colorful artist, learn about the techniques and ideas behind his art, and then create an artwork inspired by his unique splashy style. Dress to get messy. Ages 7 & up. (75 min.)

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Sat, Jul 29, 10:30 am
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. Limit 40. (60 min.) Preregister.

Saturday Morning Matinee

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jul 29, 10:30 am
"Moana." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (113 min.) PG

Story Hour

Heure du Conte
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jul 29, 11:00 am
Samedi, 29 Juillet, 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.)

CANCELLED - Ice Cream Social & Great Book Giveaway!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jul 29, 1:30 pm
Celebrate the joys of summer at this end-of-summer party! Join the fun and stay cool as we congratulate our readers and create ice cream sundaes! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Not Just a Box

Main Library
Sat, Jul 29, 2:00 pm
A box is not just a box! In this engaging class, kids will be provided with boxes and other materials to create whatever they wish! All ages. (90 min.) Preregister.

Kids Chess Class for Beginners

Gardens Branch
Sun, Jul 30, 1:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12. (30 min.) Preregister.

Kids Chess Club

Gardens Branch
Sun, Jul 30, 1:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (30 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Clowning Around

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 10:00 am
Boca Pointe "Clowns on Call" presents "Giggles and Wiggles" a show with a bunch of funny clowns! Ages 4-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Dance, Sing & Jump

Baila, canta y salta
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 10:30 am
Lunes, 31 de julio, 10:30 am
Dance and sing songs in Spanish. Learn new words, and make new friends. Ages 1 & up. (30 min.) Preregister.
Baila y canta canciones en español. Aprenda nuevas palabras y haz nuevos amigos. Edades 1 en adelante. Se requiere registrarse.
(30 min.) Preregister.

Build With LEGO®

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 11:00 am
Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® collection. Jumbo blocks available. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!

Acreage Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 12:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." ©‎Warner Bros. (150 min.) Celebrate with movies, popcorn, coloring, crafts and Bertie Bott's movie bingo! All ages. PG

Read In

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 1:00 pm
Get over the summer slump and enjoy reading some of your favorite books. Also, a great way to read down those fines if you have any. Ages 5-17. (45 min.)

Elementary STEM Time

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 2:00 pm
Surprise Challenge. Get ready to problem solve with some fun science related activities. Each session, we’ll learn about engineering and then meet a challenge. Ages 7-11. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister separately for each session.

Craftapalooza

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 2:00 pm
Stop by anytime between 2:00-4:00 for a craft blowout! Make as many crafts as you want with any supplies that we have left. Stay as little or as long as you like. Crafts available on a first-come, first-served basis. Ages 3 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!

Acreage Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 3:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets." ©‎Warner Bros. (160 min.) Celebrate with movies, popcorn, coloring, crafts and Bertie Bott's movie bingo! All ages. PG

A Night at the Movies

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 5:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." ©Warner Bros. (150 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.

Family Coloring Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 5:30 pm
A weekly fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!

Acreage Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 6:30 pm
"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban." ©‎Warner Bros. (142 min.) Celebrate with movies, popcorn, coloring, crafts and Bertie Bott's movie bingo! All ages. PG

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 6:30 pm
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.
Teen Classes & Events

Teen Movie Mondays

Main Library
Mon, Jun 26, 2:00 pm
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." ©‎Walt Disney Pictures. (133 min.) Grab your popcorn and soda and spend a relaxing afternoon watching a blockbuster. Grades 6-12. (2 hr.) PG-13

CANCELLED - Drama Club

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 26, 4:00 pm
Love to act? Here is your chance! Everyone gets a part in this eight-week series ending with a performance of "The Magic Tree." A six-week commitment is required. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pizza & Pages: "Everything, Everything"

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 27, 6:00 pm
Enjoy pizza and a discussion of the book "Everything, Everything," by Nicola Yoon. Pick up a copy at the children’s desk. Ages 14 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teens: Intro to Improv

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 4:30 pm
Whose line is it? Yours! Be ready for laughs, surprises, and more as we try out some simple and fun improv games. No acting experience necessary. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pizza & Pages: Book Chat

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 5:30 pm
Enjoy pizza and a discussion of "Before I Fall," by Lauren Oliver. Pick up your copy at the children’s desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

How to Adult: Learn the Stuff They Don't Teach in School

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 6:00 pm
Getting a Job: Learn tips to create a résumé, fill out a winning job application, and practice the all-important interview. Discover the skills and prep you need to make yourself an attractive job candidate. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.)

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 6:00 pm
Learn the hottest hip hop dance moves taught by local dance instructor, Devyn Collins, in this eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 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.)

Fancy Fingers: Nail Art

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jun 28, 6:30 pm
Learn how to add fun and creative details to your manicure. Must sign up for the "Book Chat" to participate. Materials provided. Grades 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Upcycled Art: Books Remodeled

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jun 29, 2:30 pm
Use paint, ink, ribbon and more. Make a journal, origami or add your own illustrations – there are no rules and the possibilities are endless. (60 min.) Preregister.

It’s in the Stars

West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 29, 5:30 pm
We’ll chart the skies, identify different constellations and read our horoscopes. Let’s see what the stars have planned for us! Grades 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

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

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jun 29, 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.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 01, 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.)

Teen Hangout

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jul 01, 2:00 pm
Play video games, board games, card games, Scrabble, or just hang out with your friends! Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Anime Club!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jul 01, 2:00 pm
Are you a fan of anime and manga? Share your interests with others your age. Refreshments provided. Ages 13-17. (90 min.)

Anime Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jul 01, 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.

Teen Movie Mondays

Main Library
Mon, Jul 03, 2:00 pm
"A Monster Calls." ©‎Focus Features. (108 min.) Grab your popcorn and soda and spend a relaxing afternoon watching a blockbuster. Grades 6-12. PG-13 Preregister.

Harry Potter: Wizardry 101

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 03, 4:00 pm
Week 5: "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" – Defense Against the Dark Arts. Summer term is in session at Hogwarts! Each week, take a different magical class and engage in a book discussion with your fellow wizards. Ages 10-17. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

The "Harry Potter" Experience

Main Library
Wed, Jul 05, 3:00 pm
Get your school supplies for Hogwarts! "Shop" at Diagon Alley for all your wizarding needs! The first "Harry Potter" book is turning 20! Get sorted, go to class and play Quidditch in this month-long event! Costumes are encouraged! Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 05, 6:00 pm
The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor, Devyn Collins, in this eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Let's Play: Gaming

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 05, 6:30 pm
It's time for friends, snacks, PS4 multiplayer games, and unusual new card and board games. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

Teen Movie Mania

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jul 06, 6:00 pm
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (133 min.) Popcorn and refreshments provided. Ages 11 & up. PG-13

Video Game Day Crafts

Main Library
Sat, Jul 08, 2:00 pm
Celebrate Video Game Day by creating crafts that represent our favorite old-school video games. Ages 12-17. Limit 23. (60 min.) Preregister.

Shrinky Dinks

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jul 08, 2:30 pm
Use your design and color skills to create a pin, magnet or necklace using the incredible shrinking plastic. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Capture the King Chess Club

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jul 08, 3:30 pm
An introduction to chess, learn about pawns, knights, bishops, rooks, queens and kings and how to move them around the board. Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Movie Mondays

Main Library
Mon, Jul 10, 2:00 pm
"Maximum Ride." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (88 min.) Grab your popcorn and soda and spend a relaxing afternoon watching a blockbuster. Grades 6-12. Not rated. Preregister.

Harry Potter: Wizardry 101

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 4:00 pm
Week 6: "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince" – Potions. Summer term is in session at Hogwarts! Each week, take a different magical class and engage in a book discussion with your fellow wizards. Ages 10-17. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adulting 101

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Jul 10, 5:30 pm
Budgeting. If you are going to college or just graduating then this is for you. Learn the basics of budgeting, properly washing clothes, and filling out letters or forms. (30 min.)

Teen Movie Night

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 5:00 pm
"La La Land." ©Summit Entertainment. (128 min.) Refreshments provided. Grades 6 & up. PG-13 Preregister.

Chocolate Tasting Party

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 6:00 pm
Find out new things about chocolate through tastings, trivia, games and more. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 11, 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.)

The "Harry Potter" Experience

Main Library
Wed, Jul 12, 3:00 pm
Get sorted into your house, earn points as you complete a scavenger hunt, and test your "Harry Potter" knowledge in a trivia showdown! The first "Harry Potter" book is turning 20! Get sorted, go to class and play Quidditch in this month-long event! Costumes are encouraged! Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

DIY Terrarium

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 5:30 pm
Make your own terrarium with small rocks, moss and mason jars. Limited supplies available. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 6:00 pm
The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor, Devyn Collins, in this eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Anime Nation

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

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 12, 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.)

Fan Over Fandoms

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jul 13, 5:30 pm
Gush over your favorite fandoms with like-minded teens, then test your level of geekiness with trivia and other activities that any fangirl or fanboy would love! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

DIY Shrinky Dinks

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Jul 14, 2:00 pm
Use recycled bottles and the magic of shrinking to design a variety of creative crafts. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Sat, Jul 15, 10:30 am
Calling all Pokémon enthusiasts! Bring your deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. Snacks provided. Grades K-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 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.)

CD Scratch Art

West Boca Branch
Sat, Jul 15, 2:30 pm
Design your own cool art with used CDs that are painted black. Use different tools to scratch your unique design into the paint. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Movie Mondays

Main Library
Mon, Jul 17, 2:00 pm
"Labyrinth." ©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (101 min.) Grab your popcorn and soda and spend a relaxing afternoon watching a blockbuster. Grades 6-12. PG Preregister.

Beach Volleyball

Gardens Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 3:00 pm
We're bringing the beach inside. Build your muscles, teamwork and beach volleyball skills. Beginners are welcome. Snacks provided. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Harry Potter: Wizardry 101

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 4:00 pm
Week 7: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" – History of Magic. Summer term is in session at Hogwarts! Each week, take a different magical class and engage in a book discussion with your fellow wizards. Ages 10-17. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adulting 101

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 5:30 pm
Washing Clothes. If you are going to college or just graduating then this is for you. Learn the basics of budgeting, properly washing clothes, and filling out letters or forms. (30 min.)

Nail Art: Our Nails Are Your Canvas

Tequesta Branch
Mon, Jul 17, 6:00 pm
Using "Make Your Own Nail Decals: Create Easy Waterslide Decals and Stickers for Your Digits," by Janelle Estep, learn various techniques to create nail stickers and decals. Snacks and drinks provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Stitching Starters Beginning Crochet

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 2:30 pm
Learn the basics of crocheting or if you know how to crochet already, bring your projects in 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.

Wii U Gaming: "Nintendo Land"

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 4:00 pm
Team up with friends for fun-filled virtual theme park adventures. Grades 6 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

AniMAINia Club

Main Library
Tue, Jul 18, 5:00 pm
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. This is a cosplay and game event, so dress up and ready for fun! Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

CANCELLED - Squid Dissection!

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 6:00 pm
Examine marine life in this hands-on session of discovery. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Anime Otaku Club

Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 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.)

Food for Thought: Body Image & Self-Esteem

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jul 18, 6:30 pm
What role does the media play in how we feel about ourselves? Bring your friends for an interactive afternoon about you and your health, then make your own healthy snack concoctions! Ages 12-16. (60 min.) Preregister.

The "Harry Potter" Experience

Main Library
Wed, Jul 19, 3:00 pm
You’ll need to pass Divination, Potions, Herbology, and Care of Magical Creatures in order to win the House Cup! The first "Harry Potter" book is turning 20! Get sorted, go to class and play Quidditch in this month-long event! Costumes are encouraged! Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Build a Brighter Future

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 3:30 pm
Identify how to work through positive and negative emotions, take pride in individual accomplishments and become responsible, resilient young adults. Led by library staff. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Teens: Random Fandom Cupcake Decorating

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 4:30 pm
Are you passionate about your fandom? Can’t stop thinking about your OTP? Create a delicious and original tribute with frosting, sprinkles and more. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 6:00 pm
The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor, Devyn Collins, in this eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dragon Eggs

Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 6:00 pm
Do you want a pet dragon? Do the next best thing and create your own dragon egg using paint, thumb tacks, and a Styrofoam egg. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Pizza Book Club: "Con Academy," by Joe Schreiber

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 19, 6:30 pm
Grab a copy and dive into the world of lies, scams and dirty tricks. Read the book and eat some pizza as we discuss what it really takes to get to the top. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.)

RPB Library Rocks! Rock Painting Festival

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jul 20, 9:30 am
Create beautifully painted rocks to keep or hide anywhere in our community. Founding members of the local rocks groups Melody Owens, Pam Shetka and our very own Village Council member Jeff Hmara and his wife Carolyn will be here to inspire us and “rock it out!” Materials provided. All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Practical Life Skills Series: Ace Your Job Interview!

Gardens Branch
Thu, Jul 20, 3:00 pm
Are you in high school and looking for a job? Discuss common interviewing pitfalls and how to prepare for those unexpectedly tough questions. Grades 9-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Candy Sushi

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jul 20, 5:30 pm
Put on your chef’s hat and make some sushi — with candy! Supplies provided. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Self-Defense for Teens

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Jul 21, 2:30 pm
Master Ken, certified martial arts expert and anti-bullying advocate, will share easy-to-learn techniques to help teens react calmly and appropriately in various situations. Participants are to wear closed-toe shoes and loose fitting clothing. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 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.)

How to Succeed in High School

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 2:00 pm
Making the transition from middle school to high school? High school guidance counselor, Mr. Cary Geidel, discusses GPA, credits and academic planning. Students and their families are welcome. Grades 8-9. (60 min.)

Teen Finance: What Does Real Life Cost?

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 3:00 pm
Do you know the costs of living on your own? 4-H’s Financial Literacy Program, “Living on My Own,” enables middle and high school students to develop critical skills and knowledge in money management. Learn about financial literacy concepts through real-life scenarios. Ages 14-17. (90 min.) Preregister.

Capture the King Chess Club

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jul 22, 3:30 pm
An introduction to chess, learn about pawns, knights, bishops, rooks, queens and kings and how to move them around the board. Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
Sun, Jul 23, 2:00 pm
Practice getting over those speech day jitters and learn to construct a winning argument. Topics will be given to teams to prepare for a Debate Club Competition to be held on Sun, Aug 06. Presented by Aihber Khan, an award-winning debate contestant and published author. Grades 6-8. (60 min.) Preregister.

DIY Back to School Mini Tote

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Jul 23, 2:30 pm
Decorate, style and create your own fashionable mini tote bag. Grades 6-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Movie Mondays

Main Library
Mon, Jul 24, 2:00 pm
"Before I Fall." ©‎Open Road Films. (99 min.) Grab your popcorn and soda and spend a relaxing afternoon watching a blockbuster. Grades 6-12. PG-13 Preregister.

Teen Trivia Night

West Boca Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 6:30 pm
Show off everything you know about movies, TV shows and more. Test your knowledge and your teamwork as you battle to be the best. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pizza & Pages: "Thirteen Reasons Why," by Jay Asher

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 6:00 pm
Enjoy pizza and pick up your copy at the children’s service desk. Licensed family therapist Elise Powell will be here to discuss teen suicide. Parents are welcome to attend. Ages 13-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

The "Harry Potter" Experience

Main Library
Wed, Jul 26, 3:00 pm
Compete against other houses to find out who will win the Quidditch Cup! The first "Harry Potter" book is turning 20! Get sorted, go to class and play Quidditch in this month-long event! Costumes are encouraged! Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

How to Adult: Cooking Basics

Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 26, 6:00 pm
Work as a team to learn how to safely chop, dice and slice your way to affordable, tasty and healthy meals on the stovetop, in the toaster oven, and in the microwave. Ages 14 & up. (2.5 hr.)

Hip Hop! Dance Classes

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 26, 6:00 pm
The hottest hip hop dance moves are taught by local dance instructor, Devyn Collins, in this eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

The S.Q.U.A.D.D.: Ice Cream Social

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jul 27, 6:00 pm
Play games and share your ideas for activities YOU want to see happen at the library, all while earning community service hours! Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with an ice cream social. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 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.)

Pizza & Pages: Book Chat

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Jul 28, 2:00 pm
Enjoy pizza and a discussion of "All American Boys," by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely followed by giveaways and more! Pick up a copy at the children’s services desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Selfie & Scavenger Hunt

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Jul 28, 3:00 pm
Scavenge around the library for books to snap a selfie using the library’s iPads or your smartphone. Then download your book selfies on the big screen for participants to choose their favorite. We’ll have prizes and refreshments. Grades 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 29, 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.)

Build With Technology: Filming & Editing

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jul 29, 2:00 pm
Explore iMovie on the library's iPads! Create a super easy video slideshow with music and special effects. Grades 6 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

A Day at Hogwarts

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Jul 29, 2:00 pm
Take a ride on the Hogwarts Express, get sorted into your house, cast spells, make potions, duel with dragons, and more! Ages 10-17. Limit 30. (60 min.) Preregister.

UNO® Tournament

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Jul 29, 2:30 pm
Play it count up, count down and stacked. Be the last one standing and have bragging rights for the rest of the summer. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

Breaking the Code!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jul 29, 3:00 pm
Are you interested in learning how to create websites or apps? Explore some popular websites to help get you started in the world of coding. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

The "Harry Potter" Experience

Main Library
Mon, Jul 31, 3:00 pm
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." ©‎Warner Bros. (150 min.) We know you’ve seen all the films, but not like this! The first "Harry Potter" book is turning 20! Get sorted, go to class and play Quidditch in this month-long event! Costumes are encouraged! Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) PG Preregister.

Adulting 101

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 5:30 pm
Letters. If you are going to college or just graduating then this is for you. Learn the basics of budgeting, properly washing clothes, and filling out letters or forms. (30 min.)