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Adult Classes & Events

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 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

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Southern Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 1:00 pm
"The Notebook." ©‎New Line Cinema. (123 min.) Enjoy these films that capture the beauty and culture of the South. PG-13

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 1:30 pm
"Florence Foster Jenkins." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (110 min.) Film viewing and discussion. Join in a discussion of Darryl Bullock's book, "Florence! Foster!! Jenkins!!! The Life of the World's Worst Opera Singer," about an heiress who longs to become an opera star despite having a horrible singing voice. PG-13

Coding for Grown-Ups

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 2:00 pm
It’s not just for kids! Here’s your chance to learn about programming in a relaxed and non-intimidating setting. See what all the buzz is about; find out how much fun hands-on coding can be. (90 min.) Preregister.

Paper Flower Series

Main Library
Thu, Sep 21, 2:00 pm
Air Plant Cork Magnets or Mini Terrariums. Learn the basics of crepe paper flower construction. Materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 2:00 pm
"The Maltese Falcon." ©Warner Bros. (101 min.) Not rated.

Scherenschnitte

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 2:00 pm
Grab scissors and explore the Pennsylvania Dutch folk art of “scherenschnitte.” This art tradition involves hand cutting silhouettes and symmetrical, lacy designs to create images and scenes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

How to Create an Abstract Painting

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 2:30 pm
Eran Far, a New York internationally known artist, will show you how to make an abstract painting. Beginner to advanced, no experience necessary. (90 min.) Preregister.

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

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

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 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.)

Self-Defense Workshop

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Sep 22, 10:30 am
Join Master Ken as he shares five steps of personal safety, and guides attendees to a greater understanding of self-defense. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 23, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion,” this centuries-old art form is recognized to reduce stress, improve balance and stability, and promote quality of life. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Rock Painting

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 23, 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. Ages 14 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Writing a Résumé

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Sep 23, 10:30 am
Need help writing a résumé? Learn how to choose the best template based on the type of job, and begin working on producing a résumé that will be sure to get you hired. Limit 10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Hooked on Crochet

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 23, 10:30 am
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. All skill levels are welcome. (90 min.)

Film & Discussion

Main Library
Sat, Sep 23, 1:00 pm
"13th." ©Kandoo Films. (100 min.) Join us for a screening and discussion of this thought-provoking documentary on mass incarceration and the U.S. prison boom. (2.5 hr.) R Preregister.

Musical Voyage Through Latin America

Viaje musical a través de américa latina
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 23, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 23 de septiembre, 2:00 pm
Celebrate the beauty of Colombia with music and dance. Enjoy a musical presentation by the talented students from the Ñ School of Music. Folkloric dance group Semilla Boliviana will offer traditional dances from Bolivia. (90 min.) Preregister.
Celebraremos la bella cultura colombiana con una presentación de baile. Disfrute del talento de los estudiantes de la Escuela de Música Ñ. El Centro Cultural Semilla Boliviana ofrecerá bailes tradicionales de Bolivia. Se requiere registrarse.
(90 min.) Preregister.

Coloring Club for Adults!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 23, 2:00 pm
Weekend Edition: Need a stress-reliever after the work week? We will have coloring sheets related to Hispanic Heritage Month. This fun activity fosters creativity and has stress-relieving benefits. Bring friends and meet new people! (60 min.) Preregister.

Mariachi de Mi Tierra

Tequesta Branch
Sat, Sep 23, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 23 de septiembre, 2:00 pm
Enjoy traditional Mexican songs by this talented and delightful group! (60 min.) Preregister.
Mariachi de Mi Tierra interpreta canciones tradicionales de México. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Book Chat: "A Lesson Before Dying," by Ernest J. Gaines

Acreage Branch
Sun, Sep 24, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.

Latin American Classical Music on Viola

Música clásica de Latinoamérica en viola
Gardens Branch
Sun, Sep 24, 2:30 pm
Domingo, 24 de septiembre, 2:30 pm
Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. (60 min.) Preregister.
El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

A Glimpse of Chinese Culture Through Dance & Music

West Boynton Branch
Sun, Sep 24, 2:30 pm
Immerse yourself in the beautiful Chinese folk lyrics and movements! (60 min.)

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Sep 25, 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.

Adult Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 25, 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.

Five Steps to a Stress-Free Life

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 25, 2:00 pm
Joe Hamilton of TrustBridge Health teaches five steps to leading a stress-free life. These practical, easy techniques lower stress levels for a healthier life. (90 min.) Preregister.

Stanley Kubrick Film Festival

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Sep 25, 2:00 pm
"Paths of Glory." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (86 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) Not rated.

Dealing With Dementia

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 25, 2:00 pm
TrustBridge Health presents information about the medical, behavioral, practical and social issues surrounding dementia, and how you can support those with this disease. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Healing Power of Laughter: A Happier, Healthier Life

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 25, 2:00 pm
Dr. Shellie Fraddin presents a fun and educational lecture on how the healing power of laughter leads to a happier, healthier life. (60 min.)

Faces of India Documentary Series

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Sep 25, 2:30 pm
"The Rabari of the Thar Desert: Wanderers in the Borderlands." ©Film Ideas. (50 min.) The harsh conditions of these desert nomads threaten their way of life. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Yarn Wrapped Bottles

Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 25, 6:30 pm
Upcycle empty glass bottles and turn them into beautiful decorations by wrapping them in different colors of yarn. Materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 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.)

Budgeting & Personal Finance Apps for Your Mobile Device

Main Library
Tue, Sep 26, 10:00 am
Learn and download the best personal money management apps for your mobile phone and tablet. Bring your mobile device to this workshop. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 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.)

Bingo

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
Talking Books provides 10 Braille and 50 large print bingo cards designed for the visually impaired. Supplies provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 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: "H Is for Hawk," by Helen MacDonald

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
The story of a trained falconer who struggles with the grief of her father's death by training an unfamiliar and unpredictable bird. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "The Japanese Lover," by Isabel Allende

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
Copies are available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to African American Genealogy

Main Library
Tue, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
Cultural anthropologist and family historian, Dr. Delores Walters, will show you how to trace your African American ancestors using genealogical databases, local and archival resources, and DNA. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
Martes, 26 de septiembre, 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.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, Scrabble, Rummikub, dominó, entre otros, y disfrute de una tarde de entretenimiento para toda la familia. Se requiere conocimiento básico de los juegos. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Chalk Pastel Techniques

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
Learn a traditional approach to working with chalk pastels. Explore blending techniques, application methods, and the difference undertones in color. Pastels, paper and other materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Adult Book Discussion: "The Art of Racing in the Rain," by Garth Stein

West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Hip Replacement

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 2:00 pm
Board Certified Dr. John L. Wang, orthopedic surgeon, discusses the topic. (60 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Personalized Picture Frames

Acreage Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 6:00 pm
Use a little ingenuity to design your own custom wood picture frame. Bring in a photo and use a scanner and Microsoft Publisher to edit the photo to fit your frame. Materials provided. Ages 12 & up. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 6:00 pm
Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar - Advance your Mayan tribe in this ingeniously designed worker placement game based on the Mayan calendar. 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.

Latin American Artists Showcased at the Norton Museum of Art

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 6:30 pm
Glenn Tomlinson, William Randolph Hearst Curator of Education, discusses works by Latin American artists in the Museum’s collection, and gives a preview of the New Norton! (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

West Boca Branch
Wed, Sep 27, 10:15 am
Lecture 1: Biblical Israel - The Story of a People. Lecture 2: By the Rivers of Babylon - Exile. Lecture 3: Ancestor Narratives in Genesis. World of Biblical Israel. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Sep 27, 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, Sep 27, 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: Hispanic Heritage Month

Taller de manualidades: Bordados
Main Library
Wed, Sep 27, 2:00 pm
Miércoles, 27 de septiembre, 2:00 pm
Create embroidery patterns of Latin America. Cross stitch supplies provided. Basic knowledge of needlecraft required. (60 min.) Preregister.
Crea bordados hechos con patrones típicos de Latinoamérica. Se proveerán materiales. Se requiere tener destrezas básicas. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Computer Q&A

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Sep 27, 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 Discussion: “The Book of Unknown Americans,” by Cristina Henríquez

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 27, 2:00 pm
A beautifully written novel giving voice to a new vision of being American. Pick up a copy of at the research services desk. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Painted Bottle Vases

Acreage Branch
Wed, Sep 27, 3:00 pm
Back by popular demand! Upcycle empty wine and spirit bottles into pretty painted vases. Materials provided. Ages 14 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

A Night in Havana: Musical Presentation by Ángel Roque

Una noche en la habana: Presentación musical ofrecida por Ángel Roque
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Sep 27, 6:00 pm
Miércoles, 27 de septiembre, 6:00 pm
Pianist Ángel Roque and Vocalist Marta Ivelisse perform music from Cuba. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfrute de la música cubana ofrecida por el Maestro Ángel Roque, acompañado por la vocalista Marta Ivelisse. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Southern Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 1:00 pm
"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil." ©‎Warner Bros. (155 min.) Enjoy these films that capture the beauty and culture of the South. R

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

CANCELED - Modern Mystery Book Club: "The Blind Assassin," by Margaret Atwood

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 2:00 pm
Pick up a copy at the member services desk. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Main Library
Thu, Sep 28, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 28 de septiembre, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 2:00 pm
"True Grit." ©Paramount Pictures. (110 min.) PG-13

Popcorn & a Movie

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 2:00 pm
"The Zookeeper's Wife." ©Focus Features. (124 min.) For your comfort, we recommend you bring a sweater or light jacket. PG-13

"Based on Actual Events" Films

Gardens Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 2:30 pm
"Land of Mine." ©‎Sony Pictures Classics. (100 min.) In German with English subtitles. Watch two recent World War II movies based on actual events, covering both rescue and retribution. R

Creating Memory Pages

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 2:30 pm
Bring in your pictures and create memory pages. Library staff will guide you as you create and decorate your scrapbook. Supplies provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: “The Grapes of Wrath,” by John Steinbeck

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

Chasing Coral

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Sep 29, 2:00 pm
Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. Divers, photographers and scientists set out to discover why. A film by Jeff Orlowski. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Aromatherapy & the Benefits of Using Essential Oils

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Sep 29, 2:00 pm
Aromatherapist and author Margaret Ann Lembo discusses aromatherapy safety, grades and shelf life of essential oils and makes recommendations for beginners. (60 min.) Preregister.

Banned Books Week: Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Sep 29, 2:30 pm
Book discussion. Return on 9/30 to see the film adaptation followed by a brief discussion. Join in a discussion of Jhumpa Lahiri's novel, "The Namesake," about a family struggling to balance two distinct cultures and learn why the novel was challenged in 2015. (60 min.)

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 30, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion,” this centuries-old art form is recognized to reduce stress, improve balance and stability, and promote quality of life. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Banned Books Week: Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 30, 11:00 am
"The Namesake." ©‎Fox Searchlight Pictures. (122 min.) Film viewing and discussion. Join in a discussion of Jhumpa Lahiri's novel, "The Namesake," about a family struggling to balance two distinct cultures and learn why the novel was challenged in 2015. (2.5 hr.) PG-13

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Sat, Sep 30, 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.)

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 30, 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.

Mexican Folkloric Dance & Music by Ameyal

Bailes y música folklórica mexicana presentado por Ameyal
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Sep 30, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 30 de septiembre, 2:30 pm
Ameyal Mexican Cultural Organization presents “The Eagle and the Serpent” through music and folkloric dance. Discover the beauty of Mexico’s traditions. (60 min.) Preregister.
La organización cultural mexicana Ameyal presenta, “El Águila y la Serpiente.” Descubre la belleza de las tradiciones mexicanas. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Music by Walter Voigt

Wellington Branch
Sat, Sep 30, 2:30 pm
One man band Walter Voigt performs a wide variety of American and international music including Polish, German, Italian and more. (90 min.) Preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Jupiter Branch
Sun, Oct 01, 2:00 pm
Want to learn more about your family tree? Contact the research services desk to schedule a 30-minute appointment with a librarian who will guide you through genealogy research. One appointment per month, per person. (30 min.) Preregister.

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 01, 2:00 pm
Have fun with embroidery and cross stitch! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Argentine Tango & More

Tango y más
West Boca Branch
Sun, Oct 01, 2:30 pm
Domingo, 01 de octubre, 2:30 pm
Dance instructor Sarita Escobedo and her dance troupe offer a beautiful tango performance and will teach basic steps to salsa and other tropical rhythms. (60 min.) Preregister.
Sarita Escobedo y su grupo de bailarines ofrece una demostración de tango y enseñarán pasos básicos de salsa y otros ritmos tropicales. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Oct 02, 10:00 am
Do you need help downloading an e-book to your mobile device? Do you need help accessing Palm Beach County Library online databases? Book a librarian for personal attention. (30 min.) Call for an appointment.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 02, 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.)

Ancestry.com

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 02, 2:00 pm
Learn how to find information about your ancestors using Ancestry.com. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Medical Mondays: Anterior Hip Replacement

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 02, 2:00 pm
Dr. John Wang, from Delray Medical Center, will discuss the topic and answer questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Asistencia individualizada: computadoras

(Speak With a Specialist, in Spanish)
Main Library
Mon, Oct 02, 2:00 pm
Lunes, 02 de octubre, 2:00 pm
¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de las computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Desea buscar información de un tema en particular? Llame para hacer una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.)

Meet the Author: Dr. Robert Watson

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Oct 02, 2:00 pm
Acclaimed historian and Lynn University Professor discusses his new book, “The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution,” an astonishing account of a cursed ship. A book signing will follow. (60 min.)

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

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 02, 4:00 pm
Get together with storytellers Vera Fried and/or Glad McLeod and let’s have fun sharing our stories. (60 min.)

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 03, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. Call to make an appointment for a 30 minute session. (2 hr.)

Library Services A-Z

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Oct 03, 11:00 am
Learn about Talking Books and Books-By-Mail. Sign up for services after the presentation. (60 min.)

Senior Medicare Patrol: Empowering Seniors to Prevent Healthcare Fraud

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 03, 2:00 pm
Senior Medicare Patrol programs, or SMPs, help Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries prevent, detect and report health care fraud. (60 min.) Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 03, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Oct 03, 2:00 pm
Martes, 03 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Coloring Crafternoon

West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 03, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon unleashing your creative side coloring in beautiful designs and pictures. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

Keep on Top of Your Investment Decisions With Value Line!

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 03, 2:00 pm
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.

Morningstar Investment Research Center: A Financial Learning & Investment Online Resource

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 03, 3:00 pm
Morningstar Investment Research Center provides you with customizable tools and analyst reports about funds, stocks and ETFs. Reports are provided in the library or at your home computer. (60 min.) Preregister.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 03, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: e-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 04, 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.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 04, 10:15 am
Moses ̶ The Torah’s Central Hero. Becoming the Nation of Israel. Kinship and Economics in Highland Villages. The World of Biblical Israel. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 04, 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.)

Movies at Main

Main Library
Wed, Oct 04, 2:00 pm
"Cesar Chavez: An American Hero." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (101 min.) PG-13

Book-A-Librarian: e-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 2:30 pm
Le Concert, C'est Moi ̶ The Concert is Me. A Born Pianist. Great Masters: Liszt - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Let's Paint Some Rocks!

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 04, 3:00 pm
Paint river rocks to hide and share the fun. Come dressed for a mess in this all ages event. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Meet the Author: Dr. Robert Watson

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 04, 6:30 pm
Acclaimed historian and Lynn University Professor discusses his new book, “The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution,” an astonishing account of a cursed ship. A book signing will follow. (60 min.)

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 05, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. Call to make an appointment for a 30 minute session. (2 hr.)

Online Learning: Lynda.com

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 05, 10:30 am
Learn about the many self-paced video tutorials for Microsoft Office, video and sound editing, business, computer programming, and much more using Lynda.com. Bring your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 05, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Southern Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 05, 1:00 pm
"To Kill a Mockingbird." ©‎Universal Pictures. (129 min.) Enjoy these films that capture the beauty and culture of the South. Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 05, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Computer Q&A

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Oct 05, 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.

Create a Memory Page

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 05, 2:00 pm
Create artful displays to commemorate special events and those you love as we guide you through the process of creating a memory page. Bring personal photos and your imagination, we will provide the rest. (60 min.)

Senior Medicare Patrol: Empowering Seniors to Prevent Healthcare Fraud

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 05, 2:00 pm
Senior Medicare Patrol programs, or SMPs, help Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries prevent, detect and report health care fraud. SMP staff will discuss how to avoid getting taken by scam artists. (60 min.) Preregister.

Medicare 101

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 05, 2:30 pm
Are you having difficulty understanding your Medicare options and benefits? Join Amanda York of SHINE for an overview and discussion on the different plans. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writer's Critique Workshop

Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 05, 6:30 pm
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Oct 06, 2:00 pm
Judaism ̶ God, Torah, and Covenant. Varieties of Jewish Thought and Practice. Living a Jewish Life. Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 07, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion,” this centuries-old art form is recognized to reduce stress, improve balance and promote quality of life. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

SCORE: Introduction to Business Ownership

Gardens Branch
Sat, Oct 07, 10:30 am
Find out what it takes to be successful: the risks, rewards, obstacles and myths about business ownership, and the legal requirements for launching a business in Florida. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 07, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Latin Women in Music

Cantantes latinoamericanas, su música e historia
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Oct 07, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 07 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Vocalist Alexandra Marie will perform beloved melodies that pay tribute to female composers and singers. (60 min.) Preregister.
Alexandra Marie interpretará canciones en homenaje a compositoras y cantantes latinoamericanas, incluyendo a Mercy Ferrer, Silvia Rexach y más. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Sahaja Meditation

Acreage Branch
Sun, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
Sahaja meditation is a simple, time-honored technique that reduces stress and increases wellness. It brings focus and helps people become more centered and balanced. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
Sun, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
"Incendies." ©Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. (130 min.) In French with English subtitles. R Preregister.

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. Call to make an appointment for a 30 minute session. (2 hr.)

Art for Adults: Beginner’s Series - Lines, Shapes & Sketching

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 10:00 am
Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of sketching. We kindly request if you have taken the Beginner’s Series before, please allow for new students to register. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Meditation & Mindfulness With Jim Bandler

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 2:00 pm
Practice meditation to increase awareness and learn live in the present moment. This is part of a six-course series that includes a lecture, meditation and a discussion. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Oct 10, 2:00 pm
Martes, 10 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Intermediate Series - Exquisite Corpse

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 2:00 pm
Prerequisite: drawing experience required. Take part in an artistic game of consequences brought into fashion by Surrealists. Use your imagination to create unexpected and unusual images. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Cooking the Books: Holiday Cooking

West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 2:00 pm
Staff led cookbook discussion. A selection of holiday cookbooks are available at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

PBC Bar Association Presents Landlord/Tenant Law

Main Library
Tue, Oct 10, 6:30 pm
Learn about residential landlord tenant relationships. We'll cover the drafting of a lease, the rights and responsibilities of the landlord/tenant, and court procedures in a lawsuit. (60 min.) Preregister.

Beaded Daisy Chain

Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 6:30 pm
Create a beautiful daisy chain bracelet using beads, a needle and thread. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 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, Oct 11, 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.

French Beading Halloween Spider

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 10:00 am
Celebrate Halloween by creating this spooky and spectacular beaded spider. Supplies provided, but your needle-nosed pliers strongly recommended. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 10:15 am
Three Weddings and a Funeral. Political Power Bases in Early Israel. Kingdoms and King Making. The World of Biblical Israel. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 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, Oct 11, 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.)

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 11:00 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.

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 1:00 pm
Have you danced the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle? Have you always wanted to learn them? Then this is for you! Learn a few more line dances to keep you moving. (60 min.)

Get Organized & Declutter Your Life

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 2:00 pm
Would organization skills make your life better? Organizer, Jacqueline Sinatra, presents tips and techniques for organizing and decluttering your life in simple steps. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Main Library
Wed, Oct 11, 2:00 pm
Diwali. Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 2:00 pm
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring ... and color yourself calm. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Steve Jobs of the Auto World: The Man Who Shaped GM Into the Apple® of its Day

West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 2:00 pm
Harley Earl’s legacy to the motor industry has been compared to Steve Jobs. His grandson, Richard Earl, discusses the modern mid-twentieth century rise of GM, Detroit and the American auto industry. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: e-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 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, Oct 11, 2:30 pm
Revelation. Transcendence. Great Masters: Liszt - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Job Hunt Basics: How to Find Employment Workshop

Main Library
Wed, Oct 11, 2:30 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. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Tie-Dye Coasters

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 3:00 pm
Decorate a set of ceramic tile coasters with beautiful tie-dye patterns using permanent markers. Ages 16 & up. Limit 12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. Call to make an appointment for a 30 minute session. (2 hr.)

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 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

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Southern Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 1:00 pm
"In the Heat of the Night." ©‎Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (109 min.) Enjoy these films that capture the beauty and culture of the South. Shown with permission. Not rated.

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 1:30 pm
Book discussion. Return on 10/19 to see the film adaptation followed by a brief discussion. Join in a haunting discussion of Susan Hill's book, "The Woman in Black" about the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman. (60 min.)

Practical Mindfulness

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 2:00 pm
Become mindful through the practice of meditation with a lecture, question-and-answer session, and meditation. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Main Library
Thu, Oct 12, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 12 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Diwali. Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Diwali.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 2:00 pm
"'Crocodile' Dundee." ©Paramount Pictures. (95 min.) PG-13

Scherenschnitte: Haunted House

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 2:00 pm
Join us as we apply our paper-cutting skills to create spooktakular 3-D haunted houses. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Short Plays With Script-In-Hand Productions

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 2:00 pm
A cast of talented experienced actors from Delray, present three warmhearted, humorous short plays centered around relationships, memory and the lack thereof. (60 min.)

Sit 'N' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 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.)

Meet the Author: Daphne Nikolopoulos

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Oct 13, 2:00 pm
Author of "The Storm Gourmet: A Guide to Creating Extraordinary Meals Without Electricity" will discuss strategies for stocking your pantry and offer food preparation tips in case of power loss during a hurricane. (60 min.) Preregister.

Coloring Club for Adults - Hispanic Heritage Month Edition

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 13, 2:00 pm
This fun activity fosters creativity and has stress-relieving benefits. Bring friends and meet new people! (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Oct 13, 2:00 pm
The Life and Commemoration of Jesus. Catholic and Orthodox Christianity. Protestantism and Christianity Today. Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion,” this centuries-old art form is recognized to reduce stress, improve balance and promote quality of life. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Educational Opportunities Workshop

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 10:30 am
Syla Alcin, from the Educational Opportunity Center, shares the resources available from career assessment to the financial aid process. (90 min.) Preregister.

Kitchen Chat: Fondue

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 2:00 pm
Borrow a cookbook, test a recipe, and share your tips and kitchen adventures. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 2:00 pm
"Boo! A Madea Halloween." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (103 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

Community Seed, Seedling & Plant Exchange!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 2:00 pm
Master Gardener Debra Marcelle-Coney, from Community Faith Outreach, welcomes you to participate in this monthly exchange! Bring your cuttings, seeds, seedlings and plants you would like to trade. Share useful gardening tips, recipes and life experiences. (90 min.) Preregister.

Festival of Lights Celebration: Diwali

Wellington Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 2:00 pm
Discover this beautiful tradition with a colorful presentation that reflects the cultures of Nepal, India, Guyana and Bangladesh! Children’s author Anita Adhikary will read her book, "Dashian Ayo! Tihar Aayo! A Nepali Festival Celebration." All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Dominican Republic’s Traditions

Tradiciones de la República Dominicana
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 14 de octubre, 2:30 pm
Club Socio-Cultural Dominicano offers a lively presentation highlighting the history and culture of the island of Quisqueya. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfrute del precioso folclor de Quisqueya, presentado por el Club Socio-Cultural Dominicano. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Your Life in Pictures

Acreage Branch
Sun, Oct 15, 1:00 pm
Create memoirs through stories and pictures using Microsoft Publisher. Bring your photos and story ideas to include in your visual keepsake. Beginning computer skills required. Ages 14 & up. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Preregister.

I Love Yarn Week: Arm Knitting

Jupiter Branch
Sun, Oct 15, 2:00 pm
Learn this fun and funky way to knit a gift-worthy scarf using your arms! No knitting experience needed. Bring two skeins of super bulky yarn (weight #6). Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Festival of Lights Celebration: Diwali

Main Library
Sun, Oct 15, 2:00 pm
Discover this beautiful tradition from South Asian nations with stories, dances and the lighting of the Diyas! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Mexican Folkloric Dance & Music by Ameyal

Bailes y música folclórica mexicana presentado por Ameyal
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Oct 15, 2:30 pm
Domingo, 15 de octubre, 2:30 pm
Ameyal Mexican Cultural Organization presents “The Eagle and the Serpent” through music and folkloric dance. Discover the beauty of Mexico’s traditions. (60 min.) Preregister.
La organización cultural mexicana Ameyal presenta, “El Águila y la Serpiente.” Descubre la belleza de las tradiciones mexicanas. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 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.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 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.)

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 2:00 pm
"The Shack." ©Summit Entertainment. (132 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

Dystopian Film Festival

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 2:00 pm
"Children of Men." ©Universal Pictures. (110 min.) Film and optional discussion. (2.5 hr.) R

Keep on Top of Your Investment Decisions With Value Line!

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 2:00 pm
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.

Guatemalan Worry Dolls

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 2:00 pm
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we will be making traditional Guatemalan worry dolls. Materials will be provided. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Paper Flower Series: Tissue Paper Dahlias

Main Library
Mon, Oct 16, 2:00 pm
Learn the basics of tissue paper flower construction. Materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring: Pumpkins

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 2:00 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.)

Faces of India Documentary Series

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 2:30 pm
"The Ancient Traditions of the Lohar of Rajasthan." ©Film Ideas. (50 min.) Loyalty, tradition and family ties come together to connect the Lohar people with their history. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Morningstar Investment Research Center: A Financial Learning & Investment Online Resource

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 3:00 pm
Morningstar Investment Research Center provides you with customizable tools and analyst reports about funds, stocks and ETFs. Reports are provided in the library or at your home computer. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club for Adults

Wellington Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. Call to make an appointment for a 30 minute session. (2 hr.)

Getting Crafty: Mason Jar Centerpieces

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 11:00 am
Create centerpieces with mason jars and decorative materials. Limited supplies. (60 min.)

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 1:30 pm
Facilitator Marjorie Most makes writing a fun experience by showing you how to write about the "bits and pieces of your life." (90 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: 3-D Pumpkins

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 2:00 pm
Celebrate fall by making a 3-D pumpkin out of patterned paper. (90 min.) Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

I Love Yarn Week: Tasseled Tales

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 2:00 pm
Learn basic crochet techniques and create your very own tasseled bookmark for your favorite tales! Bring one skein of worsted yarn (weight #4), 1.75oz/90 yd, a light color, size H crochet hook and an optional yarn needle. Patterns will be provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Oct 17, 2:00 pm
Martes, 17 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Medicare Part D

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 2:00 pm
Delve into an in-depth view of the Medicare drug costs. All Medicare beneficiaries are effected by Part D revisions due to cost and benefit changes regardless of the beneficiary’s Medicare plan option. (60 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Bridging Faiths Book Discussion: "Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground With the Religious," by Chris Stedman

Main Library
Tue, Oct 17, 6:00 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 6:00 pm
Join us for Japanese-themed games: Tsuro, Sushi Go!, Kodama, Machi Koro and more! Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a new and exciting one presented and explained each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

Decorative Halloween Masks

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 6:30 pm
Looking for an original Halloween costume this year? Design your own decorative painted mask. Ages 12 & up. Limit 24. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tertulia Literaria

(Book Discussion, in Spanish: "The Stone Raft")
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 6:30 pm
Martes, 17 de octubre, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre “"La balsa de piedra" de José Saramago. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de información. (90 min.)

College Admissions for Students With Special Needs

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 7:00 pm
This workshop offers comprehensive planning strategies for the special needs college-bound student. Learn about the unique application process for students with disabilities. The workshop is open to high school students, parents and high school/college and agency counselors. Presented by Daniel Kalina, educational consultant. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: e-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 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.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 10:15 am
Politics and Economy of a Centralized Cult. Worshipping Locally. Lives of the Rich, Lives of the Poor. The World of Biblical Israel. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 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.)

Adult Coloring Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
Relax and enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. A variety of coloring sheets, as well as colored pencils provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Job Help Center

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs, from creating a résumé to applying for jobs online. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Crochet Collective: Dishcloths

Main Library
Wed, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
Learn to crochet or socialize while you work on your current project. Limited materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Medicare Open Enrollment

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
Are you having difficulty understanding your Medicare options and benefits? Not sure what changes you can make for 2018? Join SHINE for a presentation on Medicare Open Enrollment. (60 min.) Preregister.

Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz

West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 2:00 pm
"Only Yesterday 1941-1958," is a memoir of her life growing up in Romania during the Holocaust and during the communist regime. (60 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: e-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 2:30 pm
Weimar. The Music of Weimar. Great Masters: Liszt - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Main Library
Wed, Oct 18, 2:30 pm
Need help with your holiday shopping? Not sure which advanced automobile safety system, personal assistant device, or wearable tech to choose? Our business librarian will show you how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card – it′s free and accessible. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 6:00 pm
"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil." ©‎Warner Bros. (155 min.) Film viewing. R Preregister.

The Coloring Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 6:30 pm
Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.)

Socrates Café

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 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.

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. Call to make an appointment for a 30 minute session. (2 hr.)

Medicare 101

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 10:00 am
Open enrollment begins in October. The Palm Beach Area Agency on Aging SHINE program will discuss the two paths, the costs, and the various service options to choose from. (90 min.)

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Southern Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 1:00 pm
"Steel Magnolias." ©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (118 min.) Enjoy these films that capture the beauty and culture of the South. PG

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 1:30 pm
"The Woman in Black." ©‎CBS Films. (94 min.) Film viewing and discussion. Join in a haunting discussion of Susan Hill's book, "The Woman in Black" about the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman. (2 hr.) PG-13

Practical Mindfulness

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 2:00 pm
Become mindful through the practice of meditation. This class consists of a lecture, a question-and-answer session, and meditation. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister.

I Love Yarn Week: Knit One Purl Too

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 2:00 pm
Knit with step-by-step basics. Bring size eight knitting needles and light colored plain worsted yarn (weight #4). Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Black Poetry Day Cinema

Main Library
Thu, Oct 19, 2:00 pm
"American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise." ©PBS. (114 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 2:00 pm
"Scooby-Doo." ©Warner Bros. (87 min.) PG

Coloring for Adult: Tell-Tale Tiles

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 2:00 pm
Nothing says Halloween like hand coloring a pair of Edgar Allen Poe inspired decorative tiles. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 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.)

Abstract Painting With Eran Far

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 2:30 pm
Each student will take their own canvas wrapped painting home. (90 min.) Preregister.

Sit 'N' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 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.)

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Oct 20, 2:00 pm
Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.)

I Love Yarn Week: Knit One Purl Too

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Oct 20, 2:00 pm
Knit with step-by-step basics. Bring size eight knitting needles and light colored plain worsted yarn (weight #4). Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Oct 20, 2:00 pm
Muhammad, Qur'an, and Islamic Civilization. Unity in Islam ̶ The Five Pillars. Forms of Islam-Diversity among Muslims. Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Italian-American Heritage Month Documentary Series

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Oct 20, 2:30 pm
"Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona." ©PBS. (60 min.) Don't miss an opportunity to watch this documentary about two violin masters. Learn why their instruments, sculpted 300 years ago, are worth millions of dollars.

20th Year Anniversary Celebration

Wellington Branch
Fri, Oct 20, 2:30 pm
The Wellington Branch Library opened its doors 20 years ago in 1997. Celebrate this joyous occasion, meet staff, see old photos, and enjoy cake and refreshments. (90 min.)

Seminario gratis ofrecido por Money Management International

Main Library
Sat, Oct 21, 9:00 am
Sábado, 21 de octubre, 9:00 am
Aprenda el proceso para la compra de su primera casa. Se ofrecerá la siguiente información: depósito inicial/ asistencia con el costo de cierre, pre-solicitud vs. pre-aprobación, costo de cierre, consejería financiera, y más. Recibirá un certificado al concluir el seminario. Money Management International es una agencia de consejería de vivienda autorizada por el Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD por sus siglas en inglés). (8 hr.) Se requiere registrarse.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 21, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion,” this centuries-old art form is recognized to reduce stress, improve balance and promote quality of life. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Wood Block Pumpkins

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Oct 21, 10:00 am
Create this table centerpiece perfect for fall. Materials provided. Limit 10. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 21, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Wayna: Music of the Andes

Wayna: Música de los Andes
Wellington Branch
Sat, Oct 21, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 21 de octubre, 2:30 pm
Andean music group recreates traditional and contemporary sounds and melodies from the highlands of Ecuador, Peru & Bolivia. (60 min.) Preregister.
Paco Moreno y el grupo musical Wayna, Música de los Andes, presentará un repertorio de música tradicional y contemporánea de Ecuador, Perú y Bolivia. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Book Chat: “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry,” by Fredrik Backman

Acreage Branch
Sun, Oct 22, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tuna of Weston

Tuna de Weston
West Boynton Branch
Sun, Oct 22, 2:30 pm
Domingo, 22 de octubre, 2:30 pm
Musical performance in the traditional style of the Tuna Española, a tradition that dates back hundreds of years to medieval times, in which a group of traveling musicians performs songs in historic costume. (60 min.) Preregister.
La Tuna de Weston interpreta canciones en el estilo tradicional de la Tuna, con una variedad de instrumentos y la participación de la audiencia. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 23, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

Awake & Singing: Plays From the Jewish-American Repertoire

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 23, 2:00 pm
Part I: The '20s through the '60s. Return for Part II on Mon, Nov 13. Local acting duo, Theater Voices, enlighten and entertain by tracing the history of Jewish-American playwrights and performing scenes from their plays. (60 min.)

Backgammon

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 23, 2:00 pm
Backgammon fans unite to practice and play with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. (90 min.) Preregister.

Senior Medicare Patrol: Empowering Seniors to Prevent Healthcare Fraud

Main Library
Mon, Oct 23, 2:00 pm
Senior Medicare Patrol programs, or SMPs, help Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries prevent, detect and report health care fraud. SMP staff will discuss how to avoid getting taken by scam artists. (60 min.) Preregister.

Script-In-Hand Players Presents “Encounters”

West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 23, 2:00 pm
Chance meetings with humorous results! Three short plays performed by a company of local actors. Speak with the cast after the show. (60 min.)

Crafternoon: Origami

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Oct 23, 2:00 pm
Fold paper using the ancient Japanese art form to create beautifully shaped objects. Space is limited. (60 min.)

Beaded Spider

Wellington Branch
Mon, Oct 23, 6:30 pm
Create a beaded spider using seed beads and wire. Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister.

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. Call to make an appointment for a 30 minute session. (2 hr.)

Research Your Business Competition

Main Library
Tue, Oct 24, 10:00 am
Are you an entrepreneur writing a business plan or researching your competition? Learn how to identify companies by industry, analyze their strengths and weaknesses, and find market share and financial data. (60 min.) Preregister.

Freegal: Downloadable Music

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 10:30 am
Learn more about the service that lets you download music for free using your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-On-One Sign-Up

Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 1:30 pm
Want to learn about your family tree? Schedule a 30-minute session with a librarian who will guide you through online genealogy research. (30 min.)

Music by Laible Blu

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 2:00 pm
Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music to sweeten the pot. (90 min.) Preregister.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Drug Overdose Prevention

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 2:00 pm
Learn about the relationship between the national opioid epidemic and the prescription drugs in your medicine cabinet. Dr. Klarich, from the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office, will discuss drug addiction and how to prevent an overdose. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Oct 24, 2:00 pm
Martes, 24 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Oil Pastel Techniques

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 2:00 pm
Explore blending techniques, application methods, and the difference undertones in color can make. Pastels, paper and other materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Bridging Faiths Book Discussion: "All the Rivers," by Dorit Rabinyan

West Boca Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 2:00 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Introduction to Ghost Hunting

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 6:30 pm
The Gold Coast Paranormal Society is a volunteer group of experienced researchers who specialize in documenting the unexplained and investigating paranormal activity with ghost-hunting equipment. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tolerance, Respect & Forgiveness: A Bridging Faiths Panel Discussion

Main Library
Tue, Oct 24, 6:30 pm
Prominent leaders of faith based and community organizations will discuss the importance of tolerance, respect and forgiveness. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: e-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 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.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 10:15 am
Assyrian Incursion into Israel and Judah. Life under Siege. Religious Debates and Preserved Text. The World of Biblical Israel. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 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.)

Songs for Everyone

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Gather around and listen, or sing along, as Bob Gelb strums his way through familiar songs. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 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, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Día de los muertos. Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (60 min.) Preregister.

Senior Medicare Patrol: Empowering Seniors to Prevent Healthcare Fraud

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Senior Medicare Patrol programs, or SMPs, help Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries prevent, detect and report health care fraud. SMP staff will discuss how to avoid getting taken by scam artists. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion: "Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter Witch," by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a comedy of errors and an assortment of peculiar characters that team up to avert Armageddon. Pick up a copy of the book when you register. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Organizing Your Digital Photos: One-On-One

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Learn how to rename a photo, create a folder for different categories, and move photos into the correct folder. Schedule your own 30-minute session with a librarian who will guide you through the process. (30 min.) Preregister.

Finding Lasting Happiness Through Meditation

West Boca Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Learn a simple, yet highly effective, method to help still our restless mind and achieve a state of lasting happiness. John Bednarik returns for this powerful and engaging activity. (2 hr.)

Book-A-Librarian: e-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 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, Oct 25, 2:30 pm
Rome. A Life Well Lived. Great Masters: Liszt - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 6:30 pm
Book discussion of “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,” by John Berendt. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. Call to make an appointment for a 30 minute session. (2 hr.)

Medicare Part D

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 10:00 am
The Palm Beach Area Agency on Aging SHINE program will discuss the Medicare drug costs and benefits changes that occur each year. (90 min.)

PressReader

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 10:30 am
Learn how to read newspapers and magazines online using PressReader. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Southern Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 1:00 pm
"The Help." ©‎Dreamworks Pictures. (146 min.) Enjoy these films that capture the beauty and culture of the South. PG-13

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Safeguarding Your Prescription Drugs

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 2:00 pm
Learn about the relationship between the national opioid epidemic and the prescription drugs in your medicine cabinet. Dr. Klarich, from PBC Sheriff’s Department, will teach you how to safeguard and properly dispose of medications. (60 min.) Preregister.

Stanley Kubrick Film Festival

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 2:00 pm
"Full Metal Jacket." ©Warner Bros. (116 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (3 hr.) R

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Main Library
Thu, Oct 26, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 26 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Día de los muertos. Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Día de los muertos.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Iris Paper Folding: Pumpkin

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 2:00 pm
Add new dimension to your cards and crafting. By assembling strips of folded color paper in a cool spiral design we will create a seasonal pumpkin. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.)

Way-Off Broadway Players

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 2:00 pm
This ever-popular group of performers will delight you with their latest production, “Family Matters.” (60 min.)

Ribbon Wreath

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 2:30 pm
Make a beautiful wreath to fit any holiday season or home décor! Materials provided. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

Genealogy Fair

Main Library
Thu, Oct 26, 5:00 pm
The Genealogical Society of PBC invites you to their fourth annual genealogy fair. Visit different exhibits to help with your genealogical research, then take a tour of the Society’s library. Light refreshments provided. (2 hr.)

The Myth & Mystery of Edgar Allan Poe

Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 6:30 pm
In addition to addressing his major works and his contributions to literature, this talk explores the truth and lies behind his life and his death. (90 min.) Preregister.

Power of Positive Thought

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Oct 27, 2:00 pm
Presented by award-winning author Margaret Ann Lembo, learn to shift worrisome thoughts into positive thinking. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lectures Series

Tequesta Branch
Fri, Oct 27, 2:00 pm
Jains, Sikhs, and Baha'is. Religion and Law in America. Religion Today ̶ Trends, Challenges, and Hope. Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Italian-American Heritage Month Documentary Series

West Boca Branch
Fri, Oct 27, 2:30 pm
"Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona." ©PBS. (60 min.) Don't miss an opportunity to watch this documentary about two violin masters. Learn why their instruments, sculpted 300 years ago, are worth millions of dollars. Preregister. Shown with permission. TV-G.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 28, 9:00 am
Often referred to as “meditation in motion,” this centuries-old art form is recognized to reduce stress, improve balance and promote quality of life. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dyslexia: How to Teach Reading to All Students

Main Library
Sat, Oct 28, 10:00 am
Dr. Pat Sekel will speak about the importance of effective reading instruction for all students, especially those with dyslexia. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Electric Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 28, 2:00 pm
Get amped with this plugged-in edition of our music jam. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Oct 28, 2:00 pm
"Boo! A Madea Halloween." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (103 min.) PG-13

Taller gratuito: Pierda el miedo al examen de la ciudadanía

(Naturalization Exam Workshop, in Spanish)
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 28, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 28 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Aprenda acerca de los requisitos de elegibilidad para convertirse en ciudadano americano. Disipe los mitos del examen de la ciudadanía, repase las preguntas del formulario N-400, practique las preguntas cívicas y haga un simulacro de la entrevista. Ofrecido por Mira USA. (2.5 hr.) Se requiere registrarse.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 28, 2:00 pm
Table Top Gaming! Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a new and exciting one presented and explained each week. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Halloween Miniature Gardens

Acreage Branch
Sun, Oct 29, 2:00 pm
No tricks here! Treat yourself to a boo-tiful miniature garden with spook-tacular accessories. Materials provided. Bring your own glue gun if you have one. Ages 10 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Celebrate Italian American Heritage Month: Accordionist Pablo De Vincenzo

West Boynton Branch
Sun, Oct 29, 2:30 pm
Pablo De Vincenzo will demonstrate the versatility and beautiful sounds of the accordion in this special musical presentation. (45 min.) Preregister.

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 30, 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.

Book Discussion: "The Locals," by Jonathan Dee

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 30, 11:00 am
Pick up a copy at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 30, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. (60 min.)

Journey Through the Land of Nostalgia

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Oct 30, 2:00 pm
Local entertainer Sylvia Silverberg takes us on a journey and helps us recall the milkman, the iceman, trolley cars, playing hopscotch and double dutch, eating mello-rolls, and more. (60 min.) Preregister.

World Origami Days: Masa Bow Gift Box

Main Library
Mon, Oct 30, 2:00 pm
Craft a gorgeous, miniature gift box with an attractive bow accent. Supplies provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Introduction to Jewish Genealogy

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Oct 30, 2:00 pm
President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, Cindy Potter Taylor, will discuss how to start researching your Jewish ancestry. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Technology Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 31, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. Call to make an appointment for a 30 minute session. (2 hr.)

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 31, 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.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 31, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Tue, Oct 31, 2:00 pm
Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of business, consumer health 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.)

Art for Adults: Open Studio

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Oct 31, 2:00 pm
Practice your skills and get guidance on how to finish bringing your vision to life in this open studio. Bring an unfinished project or start a new one. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.)

Putting Your Best Foot Forward: All About Foot Health

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 31, 2:00 pm
Dr. Ashley L. Bowles, D.P.M of Bethesda Health System discusses the importance of foot screenings to keep your feet happy and healthy. (90 min.)

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Oct 31, 2:30 pm
Martes, 31 de octubre, 2:00 pm
Lovers of Scrabble, Rummikub, dominoes and other tabletop classics, unite! (2 hr.) Preregister.
Únete a otros entusiastas de juegos de mesa, "Scrabble," “Rummikub,” dominó entre otros. Se requiere registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 31, 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, Oct 31, 6:00 pm
Get in the spirit with these haunted games: Clue, Mysterium, Gloom, Betrayal at the House on the Hill and more! Gather your friends, or come and make new ones, as we discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a new and exciting one presented and explained each week. (90 min.) Preregister.
Children's Classes & Events

Movie & Crafts

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

BLOCK Party!

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

Exciting Electrons!

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 2:30 pm
This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Make & Take Craft

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

Hispanic Heritage: Making Tortillas & Arepas

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

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

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

Namaste & Play

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

Cookie Book Club

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

Baby Play Date!

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

Classical Coasters

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

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

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

Preschool Picassos

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

Tater Tot Art: Art for Toddlers

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

Playdough Playtime

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

Movie Matinee

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

Awesome Autumn!

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

STEM: Domino Fun & More

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

Art Lab

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

Rock On!

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

Monkey Around With Makey Makey!

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

It's LEGO® Time!

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

Elephant Appreciation Day

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

Story Hour

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

LEGO® Block Party

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

Super Saturday Story Times

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

Reading Buddies!

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

Map Art

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

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

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

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Sep 25, 10:30 am
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Keep Calm & Color

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

Geeky Papercrafts: Superheroes!

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

Exciting Electrons!

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Sep 25, 3:30 pm
This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Banned Book Selfie!

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

Toddler Travels: India

Main Library
Mon, Sep 25, 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, Sep 25, 5:30 pm
A weekly fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

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

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Sep 25, 5:30 pm
Bring your cards to battle or trade with other trainers, or bring your smart device to battle for control of the Jupiter Branch Library in "Pokémon Go!" All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times & Pajama Hour

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

Pajamarama Story Time: Leaves & Trees

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

Toddler Story Times

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

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 3:00 pm
Learn about free online tutoring available through the library, or get help logging into i-Ready®. Grades K-12. (60 min.) Call or drop by the children’s services desk to make an appointment.

NEW DATE - Exciting Electrons

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 3:00 pm
This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Coloring Club

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

Young Artists: Sky Is the Limit Watercolor

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

Chess Class for Beginners

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

Chess Club

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

Reading Buddies

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

It's Apple Season!

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Magnets Galore!

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

STEAM Club

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

Exciting Electrons!

West Boca Branch
Wed, Sep 27, 3:30 pm
This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club

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

Pokémon Club

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

Lively Ladybugs

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Reading Buddies

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

Family Game Night

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

Family Trivia Night!

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

Thrilling Thursday Story Times!

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

"Minecraft"

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 3:30 pm
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" on the library’s iPads. Participants can bring in their own device and join us for Minecraft fun. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

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

STEAM Travels: Ancient Greece

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

Drama Club

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

Exciting Electrons!

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 4:00 pm
This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

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

Preschool Picassos

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

Toddler Coloring

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

Stay & Play

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

STEM-tastic Readers

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

After-School LEGO® Builders Club

Acreage Branch
Fri, Sep 29, 3:00 pm
Are you a Master Builder? Find out as you use our LEGO® bricks to work on creative projects alone or with friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.)

Art Lab

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

Magic Nuudle® Time

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

STEM-tastic Readers

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

Saturday Toddler Time

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

Super Saturday Story Times

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

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

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

Reading Buddies!

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

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

Read In!

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

Road Trip to California

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

NEW DATE - Exciting Electrons

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Oct 02, 4:00 pm
This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Coloring Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 02, 5:30 pm
A weekly fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Oct 03, 10:00 am
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 03, 3:00 pm
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

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

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

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

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 03, 4:00 pm
Do you like to play chess? Meet other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Drop-In Coloring Club

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

Reading Buddies

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Oct 04, 10:30 am
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Let's Paint Some Rocks!

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Oct 04, 3:30 pm
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Club

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

Chess

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Reading Buddies

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

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

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

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

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

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

Music Mess

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

Preschool Picassos

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Oct 06, 10:30 am
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tater Tot Art: Art for Toddlers

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

Loxahatchee Rocks! Rock Out With Rock Art!

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Wellington Branch
Fri, Oct 06, 3:00 pm
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Any Way You Slice It: National Pizza Month

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

After-School Gaming & More

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

Art Lab

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

It's LEGO® Time!

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

Story Hour

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

Super Saturday Story Times

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

Yoga Power Hour

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Oct 07, 11:00 am
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Class for Beginners

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

Reading Buddies!

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Main Library
Sat, Oct 07, 2:00 pm
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Painting Pals

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

Kids Chess Class for Beginners

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

Kids Chess Club

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

Toddler Story Times

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 10:30 am
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tween Gaming

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

Binary Code Necklaces

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

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

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

Turtle Day

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

Catch the Sun

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

Doodle Blocks

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

Reading Buddies

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 6:00 pm
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Campfire Stories to Tell in the Dark

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

A Twirling Story Time

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 3:30 pm
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Club

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

Chess

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Reading Buddies

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

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 10:30 am
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 3:15 pm
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

Spanish Club for Niños!

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

Celebrate the Spooky Cookie Season

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

LEGO® Club

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

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

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

Preschool Picassos

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Oct 13, 10:30 am
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Wigglecise

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

After-School Game Time

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

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Teasing Isn’t Nice!

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

October Crafternoon

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Oct 13, 3:30 pm
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

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

"Goosebumps" Celebration

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

LEGO® Bricks & More

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 10:30 am
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Family Story Time

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

Pumpkin Magic

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

Super Saturday Story Times

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

"Dora the Explorer" Fiesta!

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

Reading Buddies!

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

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

Kids' Anime Club

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

Chess, Anyone? Beginners Chess Club

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

LEGO® Cinema

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

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 3:30 pm
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Home School Adventures

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

Cartoons & Coloring

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

Movie & Craft

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

Afternoon Crafts

West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 2:30 pm
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.)

Dominoes

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

Read In!

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

Preschool Science Lab: Big & Small

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

NEW DATE - Exciting Electrons

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 3:30 pm
This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Club LEGO® Bricks & More

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

Easy Quilling for Kids

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

Family Coloring Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 5:30 pm
A weekly fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

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

Pajamarama Story Time: Pumpkin Patch Time

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

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 10:00 am
Love the Library! Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Home School Adventures

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

Coloring Calaveras

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

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

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

Robot Turtles

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

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 4:00 pm
Do you like to play chess? Meet other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Drop-In Coloring Club

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

Snap to It With Snap Circuits!

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

Reading Buddies

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Musical Toddlers & Tykes

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

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

Spooky Coloring Club

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

STEAM Club

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

Chess

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

Intro to American Sign Language

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

DIY Holiday Gifts

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

Reading Buddies

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

Play Me a Story! National Library Week

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

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

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

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

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

Tech Thursday

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

Where in Time is Ms. Amber?

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

Robot Turtles

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

Cookie Book Club

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

The “Under Construction” LEGO® Crew

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

Preschool Picassos

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

Stay & Play

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

Build a Dome!

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

Crafts for Kids

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

"Minecraft"

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Oct 20, 3:30 pm
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" on the library’s iPads. Participants can bring in their own device and join us for "Minecraft" fun. Ages 7 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

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

Monster Rocks! Rock Painting Fun

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

Pokémon Club

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

Fandom Debate Club

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

It's LEGO® Time!

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

Saturday Morning Fun

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

Movie Matinee

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

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

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

Story Hour

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

Toy Story Saturday

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

Super Saturday Story Times

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

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

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

Hour of Code

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

Debate Club

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

Reading Buddies!

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

Chess Club for Tweens

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

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

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

Home School Adventures

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

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Oct 23, 10:30 am
Baby and parents, or caregivers, are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and fingerplays. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Keep Calm & Color

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

Read In!

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

RPB Kids Coloring Club: It’s Harvest Time!

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

Pokémon Club

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

Family Coloring Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 23, 5:30 pm
A weekly fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

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

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

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

Ghostly Stories

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

It’s Alive! Circuit Bug Creations

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

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 10:00 am
Boo to YOU! Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Home School Adventures

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

Picture Frame Design

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

Math Lab: Get in Shapes

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

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

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

Anti-Coloring Afternoon

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

Draw Your World Purple

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

Mickey Mouse & Masterpieces

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

Art Therapy for Kids!

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

Who’s That Pokémon?

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

Reading Buddies

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

DIY Halloween

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

Club Pokémon

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

Halloween Bingo!

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

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

STEAM Club

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

Chess

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

Crazy 8s Math Club®

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

DIY Holiday Gifts

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

Reading Buddies

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

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

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

Paint a Pumpkin!

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

Hallo-Tween Spooktacular

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

Halloween! Are You Ready?

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

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

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

Vulture Encounter

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

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

STEAM Travels: Ancient Egyptian Pyramids

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

Trick or Treat Tales

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

“Not So Spooky” Afternoon Movie

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

Young Artists: Paint Silly Monsters

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

Drama Club

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

LEGO® Club

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

Tiny Tot Art

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

Monster Mash

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

Halloween Hullabaloo

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

Preschool Picassos

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

Artful Pumpkins

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

Movie Matinee

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

After-School LEGO® Builders Club

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

Halloween Extravaganza!

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

Art Lab

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

Halloween Make & Take

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Oct 27, 3:30 pm
Concoct some spooky or silly Halloween crafts. Create a monster ... or a pumpkin, a haunted house, possibilities ghoul-ore! Ages 4-7. (45 min.) Preregister.

"Minecraft"

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

Peek-A-Boo!

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

It's the Great Pumpkin!

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

Whooo Said Halloween?

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

Spooktacular Story Time

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

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

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

Trick-or-Treat Tales

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

Halloween Dance Party & Parade

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

Day of the Dead Celebration

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

Arm Knitting

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

Peek-A-Boo!

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

Read In!

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

Halloween Crafts

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

Mask Mania

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

Teenie Halloweenie

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

Family Coloring Night

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

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2

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

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

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

Haunted House!

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

Trick or Treat

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

Trick-or-Treat Time

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

Toddler Story Times

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

Crazy Costume Parade & Story Time

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

Baby Costume Parade!

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

Peek-A-Boo!

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

Halloween Hullabaloo

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 31, 11:00 am
Happy Halloween! Celebrate a hullabaloo with stories, songs and a silent trick-or-treat parade through the library. Costumes encouraged. Ages 2-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teeny Weenie Halloweenie

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

Preschool Monster Mash

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

Creepy Coloring

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

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

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

Family Fun Night: Halloween Special

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 31, 6:30 pm
Stop by for spooky stories, crafts, photo props and more. Treats provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.
Teen Classes & Events

Teen Hangout: Fall Holiday Special

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 2:00 pm
Play video games, board games, card games, Scrabble, or just hang out with friends! Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (90 min.)

Peace Rocks!

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Sep 21, 2:30 pm
Spread peace throughout your community by painting positive messages and amazing designs on river rocks. Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Classical Coasters

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

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 23, 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.)

Neon Glow Paint Class

West Boca Branch
Sat, Sep 23, 2:30 pm
Create a unique and vibrant work of art using special acrylic paints on canvas boards. Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Wii U Gaming & Crafts

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Sep 23, 3:00 pm
Meet your friends for some Wii gaming, classic board games and crafts. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Map Art

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

Teens: It’s Electric!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 3:30 pm
Do you love to tinker, build and find out how things work? Learn about circuits and electricity as we build with Snap Circuits®. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Be a Reading Buddy

Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 4:30 pm
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the children's services desk. Meet on Tuesdays, Sep 05 - Oct 24. Grades 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pizza & Pages: "The Young Elites," by Marie Lu

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 6:00 pm
Enjoy pizza and a discussion of the book. Pick up a copy at the children’s services desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Chat: Banned Book Week Edition

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Sep 27, 4:00 pm
Enjoy pizza and a discussion of "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian," by Sherman Alexie. Copies are available. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Group: "Wonder," by R.J. Palacio

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Sep 27, 5:30 pm
Enjoy this funny and inspiring book, before the movie comes out this fall! Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 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.)

Bridging Faiths Teen Book Discussion: “Does My Head Look Big in This?” by Randa Abdel-Fattah

Main Library
Wed, Sep 27, 6:30 pm
Pick up a copy and join the conversation! (60 min.) Preregister.

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

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas for activities YOU want to see happen at the library. We'll play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Bring a friend or make new ones! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Movie Mania

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 6:00 pm
"Everything, Everything." ©Warner Bros. (96 min.) Popcorn and refreshments provided. Ages 11 & up. PG-13 Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Sep 30, 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.)

Movie

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Sep 30, 2:30 pm
"Guardians of the Galaxy 2." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (137 min.) Join us for an afternoon of intergalactic fun with crafts, snacks and a movie. Ages 13-17. PG-13 Preregister.

Movie & Craft: Hispanic Heritage Month Edition

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Oct 04, 3:00 pm
"Bless Me, Ultima." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (102 min.) PG-13

Autumn Stitching: Hooked on Crochet

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 04, 4:00 pm
Bring your hook and favorite yarn and socialize while learning basic stitches or working on current projects. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Preregister.

Spooky Trivia

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 04, 6:00 pm
Does your knowledge of trivia leave your family and friends in awe? Join a team and see who is the Trivia King and Queen. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 07, 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 Anime Club!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Oct 07, 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.)

Genealogy for Teens

West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 07, 2:30 pm
Have you ever wondered where your family came from or what your great-grandparents’ names were? Celebrate Family History Month by working on your family tree with Ancestry. Stop by the children's services desk to pick up a "get started" handout. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister.

PowerPoint & Popcorn

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 07, 3:00 pm
Learn helpful PowerPoint tips for your school projects. The class will focus on editing and formatting pictures along with animating slides. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Anime Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 07, 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 Read Week

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 3:30 pm
Explore YA book review sites, authors and new releases. Stop by our teen section for a tasty snack, a quick craft, and to see what's new on the teen shelves. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Teens: Relaxation Station

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 3:30 pm
Need a break? Relax, play board games, color, make your own stress ball, or celebrate Teen Read Week by browsing through some of our newest teen books. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 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.)

Autumn Stitching: Hooked on Crochet

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 4:00 pm
Bring your hook and favorite yarn and socialize while learning basic stitches or working on current projects. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Preregister.

DIY: Body Scrubs

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 5:00 pm
Learn to make homemade body scrubs. Make and take a sample home with you. Limited supplies. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

Teen Read Launch Party!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 5:30 pm
Preview some amazing new young adult fiction and share some reviews and pizza as we celebrate Teen Read Week! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Anime Nation

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 6:00 pm
View new anime titles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.) PG

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 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. (2 hr.)

Teen Read Week

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 3:30 pm
Book Cover Bingo: don't judge a book by its cover! Stop by our teen section for a tasty snack, a quick craft, and to see what's new on the teen shelves. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Candy Con

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 5:30 pm
How many ways can you play with candy? Find out using your pure imagination, no golden ticket required! Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 11:00 am
Share your ideas to help plan library teen activities while earning community service hours for school. Application required. Refreshments served. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 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.)

Dungeons & Dragons

Main Library
Sat, Oct 14, 2:00 pm
If you’re a fantasy enthusiast like the "Stranger Things" gang and into the action storytelling filled with treasure hunting, battles and thrilling rescues, this is the game for you. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Chess, Anyone? Beginners Chess Club

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

Glitz 'n' Glam Heels

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Oct 15, 1:00 pm
Women and daughters: Add some glam to your heels, so you can glitz when you walk! Design your own shoes. Heels are approximately 3.5 - 4.5 inches high. New shoes will be provided, while supplies last. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Stranger Things Party

Main Library
Mon, Oct 16, 5:00 pm
Stranger Things is back with a vengeance, so bring your friends and enjoy themed crafts, activities and games. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

AniMAINia Club

Main Library
Tue, Oct 17, 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. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pizza & Pages

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 5:30 pm
Enjoy pizza with a side of discussion! This month we will be reading "Love & Gelato," by Jenna Evans Welch. Pick up a copy at the children’s services desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Giant Live Action Pac-Man

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 6:00 pm
Pac-Man is back and now bigger than ever. Take a turn at a 1980s classic. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Fantastic Beast Creation Class

Tequesta Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 6:00 pm
Create two of J.K. Rowling's Magical Creatures based on characters from "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," by Newt Scamander. Poly juice potion and wizard chips will be served. Ages 12 & up. (75 min.) Preregister.

Anime Otaku Club

Acreage Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 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.)

College Admissions for Students With Special Needs

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 7:00 pm
This workshop offers comprehensive planning strategies for the special needs college-bound student. Learn about the unique application process for students with disabilities.The workshop is open to high school students, parents and high school/college and agency counselors. Presented by Daniel Kalina, educational consultant. Grades 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Autumn Stitching: Hooked on Crochet

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 4:00 pm
Bring your hook and favorite yarn and socialize while learning basic stitches or working on current projects. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Preregister.

DIY Holiday Gifts

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

DIY Night: PomPom Coasters

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 4:45 pm
Spice up your living or school space with some color! Using pompoms to create the perfect resting place for your coffee, tea, soda, or water. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Mysterium: A Psychic Clue Game

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 19, 6:00 pm
Astrologist Mr. MacDowell has detected a supernatural presence in his new home in Scotland. Join our team of “paranormal investigators” to help solve the ghost’s murder. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 21, 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 Yoga Scene

Main Library
Sat, Oct 21, 2:00 pm
Build the groundwork to live a healthy lifestyle with your friends. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Paint a Mandala

West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 21, 2:00 pm
Learn about the origins of this complex circular abstract art form. Experience the relaxing qualities while painting a beautiful mandala to take home. Grades 6-12. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Nailed It!

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Oct 21, 3:00 pm
Polish your nails at home, then join us for nail decorating fun. Creepy spider webs, black cats or cute pumpkins will get you in the spirit. Supplies and spooky snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Pumpkin Decorating

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 21, 3:00 pm
Get creative and decorate your very own pumpkin. All supplies provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Haunted House Rehearsal

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 23, 6:00 pm
Bring your most creative and spooky ideas for our Haunted House held Mon, Oct 30. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Teen Movie Mania

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 5:30 pm
"Wonder Woman." ©Warner Bros. (141 min.) Enjoy popcorn and refreshments, while watching the newest superhero installment. Ages 12 & up. PG-13

Learn the Thriller Dance!

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 6:00 pm
You know the lyrics. Now learn the dance. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Autumn Stitching: Hooked on Crochet

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 4:00 pm
Bring your hook and favorite yarn and socialize while learning basic stitches or working on current projects. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Preregister.

DIY Holiday Gifts

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

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 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
Thu, Oct 26, 4:00 pm
Enjoy pizza and a discussion of "An Ember in the Ashes," by Sabaa Tahir. Copies are available in the teen section. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

The S.Q.U.A.D.D. & Pizza

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 6:00 pm
Our monthly advisory group meeting includes pizza to celebrate National Pizza Month! Share our great ideas for activities you want to see happen at the library. We'll play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Oct 28, 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.)

Celebrate Frankenstein

West Boca Branch
Sat, Oct 28, 2:30 pm
Find out all about Mary Shelley’s infamous monster and his numerous portrayals through cinema, books and folklore. We’ll see how Frankenstein's monster matches up to other villains throughout literature. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

A House That Is Good Enough to Eat!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Oct 28, 3:00 pm
Make an edible haunted house out of candy and other goodies. Best haunted house wins a prize! All supplies provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Movie Night: Halloween Edition

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Oct 30, 6:00 pm
"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (107 min.) PG-13