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Classes & Events for All Ages

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Adult Classes & Events

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Nov 25, 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.

Scrapbooking Club

Acreage Branch
Sat, Nov 25, 2:00 pm
Organize your photos and record your memories. Bring your photos, unfinished scrapbooks and materials to trade. Some materials provided. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Nov 25, 2:00 pm
Table Top Saturday! Discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a current popular game introduced each session. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Pinterest: Where We Get Our Ideas!

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 2:00 pm
This hands-on class teaches you how to set up a Pinterest account and organize your boards and pins! Then, explore to your heart's content. Space is limited. (60 min.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

PressReader

Gardens Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 10:30 am
Learn how to read newspapers and magazines online using PressReader. Access thousands of popular local, national and international newspapers and magazines all from one place. (60 min.)

Genealogy Help: One-On-One Sign-Up

Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 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.

Book-A-Librarian

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

Poetry Workshop

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

Mindful Meditation

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 2:00 pm
Practice meditation to increase awareness and learn to live in the moment. This is part of a six-course series that includes a lecture, meditation, and a discussion. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "Small Great Things," by Jodi Picoult

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 2:00 pm
Copies are available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Nov 28, 2:00 pm
Martes, 28 de noviembre, 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 registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Tissue Paper Painting: Fall Florals

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 2:00 pm
Capture the colors of fall, as we use colored tissue paper to bleed onto your canvas with this easy to learn technique. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

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

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Acreage Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 6:00 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.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 6:00 pm
Ticket to Ride. Discover new games and reacquaint ourselves with old favorites. A variety of familiar games will be available with a current popular game introduced each session. (90 min.) Preregister.

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 7:00 pm
Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches and learn about constellations as you stargaze from sunset to 8:30 pm outside, if the skies are clear. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

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

Chess Club

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

Stitchin' in the Stacks: Native American Heritage Month

Main Library
Wed, Nov 29, 2:00 pm
Cross stitch materials provided. Basic knowledge required. (60 min.) Preregister.

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

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 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 Discussion: "Murder on the Orient Express," by Agatha Christie

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 2:00 pm
Pick up a copy of the book for this staff-led discussion. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 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.

Native American Heritage Month Documentary Series

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 2:30 pm
"True Whispers: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers." ©PBS. (60 min.) From 1942-1945, the Code Talkers devised an unbreakable code and transmitted vital messages in the midst of combat. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Wellington Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 6:30 pm
Book discussion of “The Hours,” by Michael Cunningham. (60 min.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 10:00 am
We can help 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, Nov 30, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Bond, James Bond

West Boca Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 1:00 pm
"Skyfall." ©‎Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (143 min.) Which James Bond is your favorite? PG-13

English Exchange

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

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

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 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.

American Film Institute's Top 100

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 2:00 pm
"Casablanca." ©Warner Bros. (102 min.) Join us for a lecture and a viewing of the film, followed by a discussion. (2.5 hr.) Not rated.

Adult Coloring Club

Club de colorear para adultos
Main Library
Thu, Nov 30, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 30 de noviembre, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets, greeting cards, and colored pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de esta sesión de colorear entre entusiastas de esta actvidad. Hojas y lapices de colorear serán proveidos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, Nov 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.)

Silver Screen Movie

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 2:00 pm
"Rear Window." ©Universal Pictures. (112 min.) PG

The Mountain Dulcimer: Past & Present

Wellington Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 6:30 pm
Musician and teacher, John Blosser, will discuss the history of the mountain dulcimer and give a live performance of this string instrument, rich in Appalachian history. (60 min.) Preregister.

Native American Heritage Month Documentary Series

Acreage Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 7:00 pm
"True Whispers: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers." ©PBS. (60 min.) From 1942-1945, the Code Talkers devised an unbreakable code and transmitted vital messages in the midst of combat. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Tech Talk: One-On-One Sign Up

West Boca Branch
Fri, Dec 01, 10:00 am
Need help with your computer, e-reader or other device? Contact the research services desk to schedule a 30-minute session. One appointment per month, per person.

Book-A-Librarian

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Fri, Dec 01, 12:00 pm
Do you need help with research? Do you need help with Windows, internet or email? (60 min.) Call to schedule a personalized hands-on computer session.

Coloring Club for Adults!

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Dec 01, 2:00 pm
This fun activity fosters creativity and has stress-relieving benefits. Bring friends and meet new people! (60 min.) Preregister.

Veteran Services of PBC

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Dec 01, 2:00 pm
Andy Reese, a representative for Veteran Services discusses services offered and leads a question-and-answer session. (2.5 hr.)

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 02, 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.

Adult Book Discussion: "The Hate U Give," by Angie Thomas

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Dec 02, 11:00 am
Dr. Esther Berry will lead this book discussion. (90 min.)

Affordable Care Act Enrollment

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Dec 02, 11:00 am
Together with the Health Council of Southeast Florida/Enroll Palm Beach, we've played a key role in enrolling consumers in the Health Insurance Marketplace plans. (4 hr.) Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Sat, Dec 02, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Ringing in the Holidays

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Dec 02, 2:00 pm
Whether traditional or unconventional holiday songs, you’re sure to be entertained by the variety of playing styles and techniques as performed by the Clarion Handbell Choir. (45 min.) Preregister.

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 02, 2:00 pm
Have fun with embroidery and cross stitch! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Sahaja Meditation

Acreage Branch
Sun, Dec 03, 2:00 pm
Sahaja meditation is a time-honored technique that reduces stress. It brings better focus and helps people become more centered and balanced. (60 min.) Preregister.

Trivia Contest!

West Boca Branch
Sun, Dec 03, 2:00 pm
Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.)

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 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.

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

Medicare 101

Main Library
Mon, Dec 04, 11:00 am
Are you having difficulty understanding your Medicare options and benefits? Join SHINE as they cover the five different parts of Medicare, and how to decide between Original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage plan. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dystopian Film Festival

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 2:00 pm
"The Matrix." ©Warner Bros. (136 min.) Lecture, film and discussion. (3 hr.) R

Introduction to Crochet

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 2:00 pm
Want to learn to crochet? Already an experienced crochet artist? Join us to share your expertise! Materials provided. Limit 8. (2 hr.)

The Holidays ... the Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 2:00 pm
Manage your holiday stress by learning how to successfully handle the obligations and emotions associated with this joyful, but stressful time of the year. Presented by TrustBridge Health. (60 min.)

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

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 4:00 pm
Join storyteller Vera Fried and have fun sharing your stories and hearing from others. (60 min.)

Conozca al autor: Antonio Villa Cabello

(Meet the Author, in Spanish)
Main Library
Mon, Dec 04, 6:00 pm
Lunes, 04 de diciembre, 6:00 pm
Nos presentará su más reciente libro, "Codicia, Crónica de una Guerra Anunciada." Narra los acontecimientos de la Guerra Hispanoamericana y la última etapa del dominio de España en América. (60 min.)

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 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. (30 min.)

Online Learning: Lynda.com

Gardens Branch
Tue, Dec 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.

Domino Tournament

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 11:00 am
Sign up with a team or play one-on-one. Refreshments provided. (60 min.)

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 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.) Call to make an appointment.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 2:00 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.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 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, Dec 05, 2:00 pm
Martes, 05 de diciembre, 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 registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Beginner’s Series - Shading

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 2:00 pm
Practice the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Graphite, charcoal, paper and other media provided. Open to new participants only. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Coloring Crafternoon

West Boca Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 2:00 pm
You are never too old to color. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon unleashing your creative side coloring in beautiful designs and pictures. Ages 18 & up. (60 min.)

Hurricane Harmonizers

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 2:00 pm
Join us for a performance by this all male chorus singing in barbershop harmony, with audience participation for extra fun. (60 min.)

Book & Film Discussion

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 2:30 pm
"Murder on the Orient Express." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (128 min.) Film viewing. PG Preregister.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 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, Dec 05, 6:00 pm
Latice. 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 each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 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.)

Line Dancing

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 1:00 pm
Dancerize your way with the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle. For beginners and experienced line dancers. Learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.)

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 2:00 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.

Stitchin' in the Stacks

Main Library
Wed, Dec 06, 2:00 pm
Cross stitch supplies provided. Basic knowledge of needlecraft required. (60 min.) Preregister.

Medicare 101

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 2:00 pm
Are you having difficulty understanding your Medicare options and benefits? Join SHINE as they cover the five different parts of Medicare, and how to decide between Original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage plan. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 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.

Cinema Café

Acreage Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 2:30 pm
"La La Land." ©Summit Entertainment. (128 min.) Watch an award-winning film and enjoy refreshments. PG-13 Preregister.

Writers’ Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 4:00 pm
Session 1. Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.)

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 10:00 am
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call or stop by the research services desk to arrange an appointment. Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 10:00 am
We can help you improve your computer skills, as well as assist you in becoming more familiar with your tablet, smartphone or e-reader. (30 min.)

E-Magazines: RBdigital & Flipster

Gardens Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 10:30 am
Learn how to read magazines online for free using RBdigital or Flipster and your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Paper Flowers: Oriental Lily

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 10:30 am
Make your own everlasting bloom from crepe paper. Materials provided, but sharp scissors may be helpful. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Thursday Movie Matinee

West Boca Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 1:00 pm
"Fried Green Tomatoes." ©‎Universal Pictures. (130 min.) Watch a movie on our big screen every Thursday afternoon. PG-13

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Practical Mindfulness

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 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, Dec 07, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 07 de diciembre, 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, Dec 07, 2:00 pm
"Father Goose." ©Paramount Pictures. (115 min.) Not rated.

Create a Memory Page

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 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. (60 min.)

Medicare Financial Assistance

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 2:30 pm
Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) will show you how to save on your Medicare costs and find out if you are eligible. (60 min.) Preregister.

Bridging Cultures Documentary Series

Main Library
Thu, Dec 07, 6:00 pm
"Tea Time." ©PBS. (52 min.) Filmed over five years, this film illuminates a beautiful ritual that has sustained Chilean women through 60 years of personal and societal change. In Spanish with English subtitles. This event is a collaboration with POV, PBS’ award-winning nonfiction film series. www.pbs.org/pov. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Writers’ Critique Workshop

Wellington Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 6:30 pm
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister.

What Is Shinto?

Gardens Branch
Fri, Dec 08, 2:00 pm
Taishi Kato introduces this ancient religion and its connection to Japanese culture. Presented in partnership with the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. (60 min.) Preregister.

Japanese Gift Wrapping

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Dec 08, 2:00 pm
Hate wrapping gifts this time of year? Practice this speed-wrapping technique that gives you a clean, elegant wrapping job. Bring a small box to wrap; we'll provide the wrapping paper. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Holiday Gift Wrap Workshop

Main Library
Fri, Dec 08, 2:00 pm
Learn how to transform each and every holiday gift into a work of art. Bring along a package or two, and put new techniques to use on the spot. Gift wrap materials, both recycled and traditional, will be provided. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 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.

Homebuyer Education Workshop: A Money Management International Program

West Boca Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 9:00 am
Money Management International (MMI) is an approved U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) agency. They provide housing counseling and financial education services to consumers. (8 hr.) Preregister.

SCORE: Introduction to Business Ownership

Gardens Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 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.

Affordable Care Act Enrollment

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 12:00 pm
Together with the Health Council of Southeast Florida/Enroll Palm Beach, we've played a key role in enrolling consumers in the Health Insurance Marketplace plans. (4 hr.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 2:00 pm
"Last Holiday." ©Paramount Pictures. (112 min.) PG-13

Movie Matinee

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 2:00 pm
"Last Holiday." ©Paramount Pictures. (112 min.) PG-13

Community Seed, Seedling & Plant Exchange!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 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.

Tea & Regency: A Celebration of Jane Austen's Birthday

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 2:00 pm
Jane Austen's fans must be in want of celebration with tea, lively discussion and games on her birthday. Grab a copy of any of her novels at the research services desk and join us for an afternoon of the best company. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Kitchen Chat: Cookie Decorating

Acreage Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 2:30 pm
Borrow a cookbook, test a recipe, and share your tips and kitchen adventures. Practice hands-on decorating with royal icing. Ages 14 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

'Tis the Season to Be Stressed

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 2:30 pm
Maya Malay, counselor and meditation instructor, will demonstrate easy-to-apply meditation techniques to reduce stress and anxiety. Learn how to achieve equilibrium during the holiday season and every day of the year. (60 min.) Preregister.

Affordable Care Act Enrollment

Wellington Branch
Sun, Dec 10, 12:00 pm
Together with the Health Council of Southeast Florida/Enroll Palm Beach, we've played a key role in enrolling consumers in the Health Insurance Marketplace plans. (4 hr.) Preregister.

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
Sun, Dec 10, 2:00 pm
"Florence Foster Jenkins." ©Paramount Pictures. (110 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

Coffee & Conversation: "Judgment," by David Bergelson

West Boynton Branch
Sun, Dec 10, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. (60 min.)

Hurricane Harmonizers

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 2:00 pm
Join us for a performance by this all male chorus singing in barbershop harmony, with audience participation for extra fun. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chair Yoga

Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 2:00 pm
Stretch, meditate and improve balance skills with Kripalu yoga instructor, Carol Dias. Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothing. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

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

Main Library
Mon, Dec 11, 2:00 pm
Reserve a copy of the book today. (60 min.) Preregister.

Getting Started With Ancestry Library Edition

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 2:00 pm
Learn how to access and navigate one of the most popular online resources for researching your family tree. Bring some names with you to start your research. (90 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring Club

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 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.)

PBC Bar Association Presents Landlord/Tenant Law

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 6:00 pm
We’ll cover the drafting of a lease, the rights and responsibilities of the landlord/tenant, and court procedures in a lawsuit. (90 min.) Preregister.

Chess Club for Adults

Wellington Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 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. (30 min.)

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Gardens Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 10:30 am
Need help with your shopping? Not sure what to buy? Use Consumer Reports online to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafted & Cozy

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 10:30 am
Create a beautiful scarf to give as a gift! Arm-knitting is a fast technique perfect for the winter season. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Budgets in Excel

Acreage Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 2:00 pm
Organize and maintain your budget for personal or professional needs using Microsoft Excel. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 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.) Call to make an appointment.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

French Beaded: Snowdrop Flower

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 2:00 pm
Use seed beads and wire to capture the seasonal beauty of a snowdrop flower. Bring a small needle nose plier, other materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Dec 12, 2:00 pm
Martes, 12 de diciembre, 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 registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Mixed Media

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 2:00 pm
Ever feel like one artistic medium wasn't enough to bring your vision to life? Make your watercolors pop with pastels or give your pencil work texture with paint, the combinations are up to you. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Adult Book Discussion: "Small Great Things," by Jodi Picoult

West Boca Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 2:00 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.)

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 2:00 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.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. Intermediate knowledge of the language is required. (90 min.)

Affordable Care Act Enrollment

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 4:00 pm
Together with the Health Council of Southeast Florida/Enroll Palm Beach, we've played a key role in enrolling consumers in the Health Insurance Marketplace plans. (4 hr.) Preregister.

Ringing in the Holidays

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 6:30 pm
Enjoy holiday music? You're sure to be entertained by a wide variety of playing styles, both traditional and unconventional, as performed by the Clarion Handbell Choir. All ages. (45 min.)

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 7:00 pm
The game's afoot with facilitator Dick Smolen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (75 min.)

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 10:30 am
Call to schedule time with staff and learn how to borrow e-books for free. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 11:00 am
Call to schedule time with staff and learn how to borrow e-books for free. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

Read Together Palm Beach County Book Chat: “A Man Called Ove,” by Fredrik Backman

Acreage Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments served. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Florida vs. Jardines: Drugs, Dogs & the Fourth Amendment

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 2:00 pm
Attorneys from the PBC Bar Association use a case study to explore the courts and the U.S. Constitution. (90 min.) Preregister.

Meet the Author: Dr. Marvin Dunn

Main Library
Wed, Dec 13, 2:00 pm
Scholar, activist, filmmaker, and author of numerous works discusses his latest, "A History of Florida: Through Black Eyes," a look at the omitted history of African-Americans in Florida. (60 min.) Preregister.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 2:00 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.

Recursos gratis para aprender inglés

(Free Resources to Learn English, in Spanish)
Greenacres Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 2:30 pm
Miércoles, 13 de diciembre, 2:30 pm
Prerrequisito: Se requiere saber cómo usar el ratón. Aprenda cómo utilizar las siguientes herramientas, Basic ESL y Transparent Language, para adquirir destrezas del idioma inglés en la biblioteca o desde su hogar. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Art for Adults Open House

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 6:00 pm
Join us in celebrating the efforts of our own students as we showcase the work they have done in art and crafting throughout the past year. Light refreshments served. (90 min.)

Book & Film Discussion

Wellington Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 6:30 pm
"Like Water for Chocolate." ©‎Miramax. (114 min.) Film viewing. R Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 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.)

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 10:00 am
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call or stop by the research services desk to arrange an appointment. Preregister.

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 10:30 am
Discover hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 1:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Thursday Movie Matinee

West Boca Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 1:00 pm
"Christmas With the Kranks." ©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (98 min.) Watch a movie on our big screen every Thursday afternoon. PG

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Book Discussion: "A Fall of Marigolds," by Susan Meissner

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 1:30 pm
Join in this lively discussion of two women's experience of tragic losses of love a century apart. (60 min.) Preregister.

Crafternoon: Decorative Pinecones

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 2:00 pm
Decorate for the holidays with embellished pinecones. (90 min.) Preregister.

Chair Yoga

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 2:00 pm
Stretch, meditate and improve balance skills with Kripalu yoga instructor, Carol Dias. Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothing. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Understanding Social Security

Main Library
Thu, Dec 14, 2:00 pm
Katherine Martin from the Social Security Administration will discuss various Social Security benefits including retirement, Medicare and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). A question-and-answer session to follow. (60 min.) Preregister.

DIY Popsicle Snowflake Decorating Crafts

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 2:00 pm
Create a beautiful snowflake with buttons and sequins. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Book Discussion: "The Sympathizer," by Viet Thanh Nguyen

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. (60 min.)

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 5:00 pm
Learn crochet fundamentals and socialize while you work. Share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Scrabble for Adults

Wellington Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 6:30 pm
Join other Scrabble fans and enjoy a fun evening of wordplay. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own boards if you have them. (2 hr.) Preregister.

PBS Documentary: "The Islands and the Whales"

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Dec 15, 2:00 pm
©PBS. (84 min.) On the North Atlantic archipelago of the Faroe Islands, the longtime hunting practices of the Faroese are threatened. Dr. Jeremy Kiszka of Florida International University studies marine mammals and will discuss current environmental threats. This event is a collaboration with POV, PBS’ award-winning nonfiction film series. www.pbs.org/pov. (2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Meet the Author: Dr. Marvin Dunn

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Dec 15, 2:00 pm
Scholar, activist, filmmaker, and author of numerous works discusses his latest, "A History of Florida: Through Black Eyes," a look at the omitted history of African-Americans in Florida. (60 min.) Preregister.

Paper Poinsettias

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Dec 15, 2:30 pm
Create beautiful holiday decorations using only a few simple supplies. Instructions and materials provided. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 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.

Adult Holiday Craft

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 10:30 am
Join the fun as we make our holiday wreath to brighten our home during the season. Supplies provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister.

Hooked on Crochet

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 10:30 am
Bring a crochet hook and some yarn. All skill levels are welcome. (90 min.) Preregister.

New Year's Resolution Workshop

Acreage Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 2:00 pm
Welcome a new year and a new you by creating a calendar to track your goals and new habits. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 2:00 pm
"Edge of Winter." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (89 min.) R Preregister.

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 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 Book Discussion Series Sign-Up: "The Marriage of Opposites," by Alice Hoffman

Gardens Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 10:00 am
Borrow the book and sign up for a book discussion led by Donna Gruber Adair on Thu, Jan 18. (90 min.)

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Crafternoon: Yarn-Wrapped Bottles

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 1:45 pm
Color wrap a bottle for a decorative touch and unique vase. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 2:00 pm
"Tommy's Honour." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (112 min.) PG Preregister.

American Film Institute's Top 100

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 2:00 pm
"Bonnie and Clyde." ©Warner Bros. (111 min.) Join us for a lecture and a viewing of the film, followed by a discussion. (2.5 hr.) R

Faces of India Documentary Series

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 2:30 pm
"The Mosaic Sounds of Calcutta." ©Film Ideas. (50 min.) In the vibrant city of Calcutta, the sounds of traditional instruments blend in harmony with an increasingly Westernized music scene. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 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. (30 min.)

Transparent Language Online

Gardens Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 10:30 am
Learn a second, or third language, using this simple and fun language learning service. (60 min.) Preregister.

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 1:30 pm
Transform writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. (90 min.) Preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-On-One Sign-Up

Wellington Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 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.

Book-A-Librarian

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 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.) Call to make an appointment.

Poetry Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry. (75 min.)

Practical Mindfulness

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 2:00 pm
Become mindful through the practice of meditation with a lecture, a question and answer period and meditation. Facilitated by Jim Bandler. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 2:00 pm
Book Discussion of "Murder on the Orient Express," by Agatha Christie. Copies available at the research services desk. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tabletop Tuesdays

Juegos de mesa
Main Library
Tue, Dec 19, 2:00 pm
Martes, 19 de diciembre, 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 registrarse.
(2 hr.) Preregister.

Art for Adults: Open Studio

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 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.)

Introduction to Jewish Genealogy

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 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.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Wellington Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 3:00 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.

Spanish in Practice: Intermediate

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 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, Dec 19, 6:00 pm
Concept. 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 each week. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tertulia literaria

(Book Discussion, in Spanish)
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 6:30 pm
Martes, 19 de diciembre, 6:30 pm
Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "Ilusionarium" de José Sanclemente. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de consulta. (90 min.)

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 9:00 am
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your e-reader. (30 min.) Preregister.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 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.)

Improving Your Life Through Meditation

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 1:00 pm
John Bednarik discusses the effects of meditation including reducing stress-related responses, improving concentration, and enhancing clarity of thought. (60 min.)

Job Help Center

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 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

Main Library
Wed, Dec 20, 2:00 pm
Learn to crochet or socialize while you work on your current project. Limited materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 2:00 pm
Rediscover the creative, meditative and relaxing attributes of coloring … and color yourself calm. Materials provided. (30 min.) Preregister.

Book-A-Librarian: E-Books

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 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.

50 Fabulous Tidbits About the Catskills: Reminiscences

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 2:30 pm
Freelance writer and humorist Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe revisits the historic summer get-away locations of Grossinger's, The Concord and the bungalow colonies. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers’ Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 4:00 pm
Session 2. Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.)

The Coloring Club

Acreage Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 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.) Preregister.

Socrates Café

Gardens Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 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.

Book & Film Discussion

Wellington Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 6:30 pm
Book discussion of “Like Water for Chocolate,” by Laura Esquivel. (60 min.) Preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Dec 21, 10:00 am
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call or stop by the research services desk to arrange an appointment. Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

Thursday Movie Matinee

West Boca Branch
Thu, Dec 21, 1:00 pm
"It's a Wonderful Life." ©‎Paramount Pictures. (130 min.) Watch a movie on our big screen every Thursday afternoon. PG

English Exchange

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

Practical Mindfulness

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Dec 21, 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, Dec 21, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 21 de diciembre, 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, Dec 21, 2:00 pm
"Cool Runnings." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (98 min.) PG

DATE CHANGED - DIY Charms

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Dec 21, 2:00 pm
Repurpose recycled materials to create decorative shrinky dink charms. Ages 16 & up.

Tea & Chinese Calligraphy

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Dec 21, 2:00 pm
Discovery 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.)

Sit 'n' Stitch

Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 21, 5:00 pm
Learn crochet fundamentals and socialize while you work. Share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 23, 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.

Knit & Crochet With Project Linus

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Dec 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, Dec 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

Main Library
Wed, Dec 27, 2:00 pm
Cross stitch supplies provided. Basic knowledge of needlecraft required. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: "The Great Gatsby," F. Scott Fitzgerald

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Dec 27, 2:00 pm
Copies are available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Dec 28, 10:00 am
Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call or stop by the research services desk to arrange an appointment. Preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One

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

Thursday Movie Matinee

West Boca Branch
Thu, Dec 28, 1:00 pm
"Beauty and the Beast." ©‎Walt Disney Pictures. (129 min.) Watch a movie on our big screen every Thursday afternoon. PG

Speak With a Specialist

Main Library
Thu, Dec 28, 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. (30 min.) Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.

Popcorn & a Movie

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Dec 28, 2:00 pm
"A Dog's Purpose." ©Universal Pictures. (120 min.) PG

Coloring Club for Adults!

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Dec 29, 2:00 pm
This fun activity fosters creativity and has stress-relieving benefits. Bring friends and meet new people! (60 min.) Preregister.

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 30, 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.

Sewing Circle: Embroidery & Cross Stitch

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 30, 2:00 pm
Have fun with embroidery and cross stitch! Materials provided. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 30, 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 each week. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Konrad Jeremy Test

Acreage Branch
Sun, Dec 31, 5:00 am

Writers’ Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jan 03, 4:00 pm
Session 3. Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.)

Writers’ Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jan 10, 4:00 pm
Session 4. Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.)

Writers’ Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 07, 4:00 pm
Session 5. Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.)

Writers’ Workshop

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Feb 21, 4:00 pm
Session 6. Sign up for this six-session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie M. Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.)
Children's Classes & Events

Sensory Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Nov 25, 10:30 am
Short stories, songs and movement activities for children with special needs. All ages. (35 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Nov 25, 11:00 am
Happy Thanksgiving! Children and their parents are invited for stories, music and creative activities. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

Book Club Play Dates: "Make Way for Ducklings," by Robert McCloskey

Main Library
Sat, Nov 25, 11:00 am
Help foster your child's love of literacy with book club play dates. We will read books, play games, make crafts, and have lots of fun! Ages 2-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Sat, Nov 25, 11:30 am
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to read them a story. First come, first served. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Grades K-5. (2 hr.)

Kids Anime Club

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Nov 25, 3:00 pm
Enjoy shows like Avatar, Pokémon, Sailor Moon and Yokai Watch? Then join anime club! Bring your cards if you want to trade. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess Buffs

Gardens Branch
Sun, Nov 26, 2:00 pm
Play with other chess buffs for a game, or two. Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 10:15 am
Lunes, 27 de noviembre, 10:15 am
Dance, sing, play games and enjoy bilingual stories! Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister.
Bailemos, cantemos, juguemos y disfrutemos de cuentos en español y ingles. Edades 2-4. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 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.

Preschool Block Party

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 11:00 am
We're bringing out LEGO® DUPLO blocks, wooden blocks, and Bristle Blocks just for you! Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 3:30 pm
Sign up for our weekly Read In series with literacy games and treats to make reading more delicious! Grades 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Baby Belly Painting

Main Library
Mon, Nov 27, 5:00 pm
Your baby can be the next Picasso in this cute art class. No clean up necessary! Ages 4-12 mos. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Coloring Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 5:30 pm
A weekly fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 5:30 pm
Bring your cards to battle or trade with other trainers, or bring your smart device to battle for control of the Jupiter Branch Library in "Pokémon Go!" All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 10:00 am
Sharing Our Gifts. Music and movement, simple stories and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tiny Tots

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 10:15 am
Movement and fingerplays for our tiny tots. Ages 13-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Young & Restless Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 10:30 am
Enjoy stories and songs just for little ones. Ages 9-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Tiny Tots

Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 10:30 am
Join us for songs and movement, books, playtime and bubbles! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Baby Lapsit

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 11:00 am
Stretches and playtime for the littlest ones. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Constellations & Their Stories

Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 3:00 pm
Have you ever looked at the night sky and wondered about the stars? Explore the constellations with stories and a craft. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 3:30 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.

Kids in the Kitchen

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 3:30 pm
Learn about different foods, kitchen safety, and how to follow recipes. We'll also make a no-bake apple pie. The recipe is vegetarian and nut free. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

American Girls Are Back!

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 3:30 pm
This four-week hands-on class will feature a different girl each week. We’ll read a short excerpt, discuss their lives, and create a craft from that time period. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Little Artists: Watercolor Art

West Boca Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 3:30 pm
Explore your creativity in this art class where we will create a colorful masterpiece using scented watercolor markers. First come, first served. Ages 4 & up. Limit 24. (45 min.)

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane!

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 4:00 pm
November is National Aviation History Month. Construct, decorate and fly paper airplanes, then compete in a distance contest. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Families Reading Together: "The Peace Book," by Todd Parr

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 6:00 pm
This annual event focuses on the importance of sharing books with children and encouraging them to read on their own. All ages. (45 min.)

Preschool Story Time

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

Bear-y Special Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 11:00 am
Join us for stories, games, songs and a bear-y craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 3:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Grades 3-5. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

A Visit From Sandoway Discovery Center

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 3:30 pm
Learn about the ocean life in our own "backyard" with a question-and-answer session, a hands-on exploration, and other surprises. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bingo!

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 3:30 pm
Play with real bingo cards and dotters! We will also have prizes for the winners. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Native American Dreamcatchers

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 4:00 pm
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, make a beautiful dreamcatcher from our recyclable materials. Materials provided. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Fun Night!

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 5:30 pm
Children and families are invited for fun and games, music, and arts and crafts as we celebrate Families Reading Together month! Great books and delicious refreshments will be served! All ages. (90 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Art

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

Thrilling Thursday Story Times!

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 10:00 am
Sharing Our Gifts I. Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Time!

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 10:30 am
Need more fun for your toddler between Story Time sessions? Join us as we sing, read books and have playtime! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Hooray for Pre-K: Disney Edition

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 11:00 am
M-I-C-K-E-Y Mouse! A special story time featuring some of your favorite Disney songs, including the "Hot Dog Song," "Under the Sea" and "Let It Go." Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

STEAM Make & Discover

Wellington Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 3:00 pm
Create, play and learn. We will be engineering marble runs. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister.

"Minecraft"

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 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.

STEAM Travels: Ancient Rome - Volcano Day

Main Library
Thu, Nov 30, 3:30 pm
Experience the eruption of Mount Vesuvius by using household items to create a volcano. Ages 8-12. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister.

"The Peace Book" & More About Todd Parr

West Boca Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 3:30 pm
Read this year’s Families Reading Together book and learn a little about its author. Create your own Todd Parr inspired art. First come, first served. Ages 4 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.)

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Thu, Nov 30, 4:00 pm
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to read them a story. First come, first served. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Grades K-5. (2 hr.)

"Star Wars" Mania

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 4:00 pm
The force is strong at the library! Celebrate the upcoming "Star Wars" movie with special crafts and activities. Materials provided. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Picassos

Main Library
Fri, Dec 01, 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.

After-School Gaming & More

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Dec 01, 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, Dec 01, 3:30 pm
Calling all artists! Explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy for Cookies!

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Dec 02, 10:30 am
Celebrate this joyful season by learning the art of cookie decorating. Sugar cookies and confections will be provided. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) Preregister.

Yoga Power Hour

Main Library
Sat, Dec 02, 10:30 am
Namaste everyone! It's time for a yoga story time class. Bring a mat or towel to class and wear comfortable clothing. First come, first served. Ages 3-6. (45 min.)

Saturday Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Sat, Dec 02, 10:30 am
Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and finger plays. First come, first served. Ages 1-2. Limit 20. (30 min.)

Story Hour

Heure du Conte
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Dec 02, 11:00 am
Samedi, 02 Décembre. 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, Dec 02, 11:00 am
Sharing Our Gifts I. Stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Sat, Dec 02, 11:30 am
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to read them a story. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. First come, first served. Grades K-5. (2 hr.)

Holidays Rock!

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Dec 02, 2:30 pm
Create unique gifts by painting river rocks with holiday greetings and words of encouragement! Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Home School Adventures: Aviation

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 10:00 am
Are you looking to enrich your child's curriculum? We'll cover a new topic each class! Full STEAM ahead! Learn about airplanes, then make your own! Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 10:15 am
Start with stories and songs. Take a break and come back and play. Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister.

Dominoes

Gardens Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 3:15 pm
Learn how to play! Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 3:30 pm
Build up your reading level! Sign up for our weekly Read In series with literacy games and treats to make reading more delicious. Grades 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Road Trip to New York City

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 3:30 pm
Buckle up for a road trip to the Big Apple! Explore the city from Times Square to its trendy borough and collage an NYC-themed craft. Ages 6-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 4:00 pm
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Coloring Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 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.)

An Hour of Code With Miss Isabelle

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 6:30 pm
It’s Computer Science Education Week! Be introduced to the field of computer science and learn some of the “basics” of coding. Ages 8-15. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 10:00 am
Sharing Out Gifts II. Music and movement, simple stories, and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tiny Tots

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 10:15 am
Movement and fingerplays for our tiny tots. Ages 13-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Tiny Tots

Wellington Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 10:30 am
Join us for songs and movement, books, playtime and bubbles! Ages 1-2. (45 min.)

Home School Adventures: Aviation

Jupiter Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 11:00 am
Are you looking to enrich your child's curriculum? We'll cover a new topic each class! Full STEAM ahead! Learn about airplanes, then make your own! Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Baby Lapsit

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 11:00 am
Stretches and play time for the littlest ones. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Art Club

Wellington Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 3:00 pm
Unleash your creativity as we produce unique, colorful art. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 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 services desk to make an appointment.

International Ninja Day

West Boca Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 3:30 pm
Do you have what it takes to be a ninja? We’ll read stories about ninjas, practice our ninja moves and work on a special ninja-tastic craft! First come, first served. Ages 3-7. Limit 20. (45 min.)

Disney Trivia & Movie

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 4:00 pm
"Cars 3." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (109 min.) Join us for trivia and a movie in celebration of Walt Disney's birthday. All ages. G Preregister.

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 4:00 pm
Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Drop-In Coloring Club: Bookmark

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 4:00 pm
Join in for a short time or stay for the full hour. We'll supply coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages. (60 min.)

DIY: Winter Decor

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 4:15 pm
Hand-craft beautiful snowflakes for winter decorations or ornaments by using easy templates and folding techniques. Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Ringing in the Holidays

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 6:30 pm
Whether you enjoy traditional and familiar or unconventional holiday songs, you’re sure to be entertained by the variety of playing styles and techniques performed by the Clarion Handbell Choir. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Baby Play Date

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 9:30 am
While waiting for "Winter Story Time" session to start, babies can bounce to rhymes, enjoy songs, and play with toys and board books. Ages 6-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Little Wonders

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 10:00 am
Stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 9-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Art for Tots

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 10:30 am
Create a masterpiece using paints and other materials. Dress for mess! Ages 2-3. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 10:30 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. Limit 15. (30 min.) Preregister.

Outstanding Ornaments

Gardens Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 3:15 pm
Make a decorative ornament you can keep or give as a gift. Choose from two different projects. An accompanying adult is expected to assist child. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Loxahatchee Rocks! Rock Out With Rock Art!

Acreage Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 3:30 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.)

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 3:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Make a Holiday Card

West Boca Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 3:30 pm
Bring your best ideas and use our materials to make holiday cards for your family and friends. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.)

Chess

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Video Game Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 4:00 pm
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics. (60 min.)

Trim the Trees

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 4:00 pm
Create your own wonderland of trees with pine cones, pom poms, cinnamon sticks and more! Enjoy holiday music and some sweet treats. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

RPB Kids Coloring Club: Holiday Time!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 4:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring. Color holiday and winter-inspired characters and designs. Worksheets and coloring sheets provided. Feel free to bring your own favorite coloring book! Ages 2 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pajama Story Time: Let's Get Cozy

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 6:30 pm
Snuggle up in your fuzziest pajamas and slippers as we read stories, sing songs and enjoy a cuddly craft together. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 10:00 am
Sharing Our Gifts II. Stories and creative activities for preschool children and their parents! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Catch That Gingerbread Man!

Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 10:15 am
Participate in our interactive version of the story, then gather around to decorate delicious cookies. Ages 3-5. (60 min.)

Toddler Time

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 10:30 am
Join us for songs and movement, books, playtime and bubbles! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Meet & Greet a Deputy

Main Library
Thu, Dec 07, 11:00 am
You have the right to remain silent ... or ask questions. Stop by and meet your friendly local Palm Beach Sheriff's Office deputy! All ages. (60 min.)

Craftapalooza

Wellington Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 3:00 pm
Lots of artistic fun! Choose to create multiple crafts from our fun selections. Ages 2-12. Limit 50. (45 min.)

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 4:00 pm
Create a one-of-a-kind snowflake. Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Thu, Dec 07, 4:00 pm
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to read them a story. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. First come, first served. Grades K-5. (2 hr.)

Police on Horseback

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Dec 08, 10:00 am
Meet Corporal Lamm and his horse from the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office Mounted Unit. Includes stories, songs and a craft. Weather permitting. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Disney Dot Art

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Dec 08, 10:15 am
Use our dot markers to color your favorite Disney characters. Ages 2-4. (40 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Picassos

Main Library
Fri, Dec 08, 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.

Jinglecise

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Dec 08, 11:00 am
We will wiggle, jump, hop and jingle all the way! Have fun while improving motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister.

Geometric Bubbles

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Dec 08, 2:00 pm
Create handheld, 3-D geometric shapes, then dip them into bubble solution and see what happens! Ages 11-16. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Fri, Dec 08, 2:30 pm
"Elf." ©New Line Cinema. (97 min.) PG

After-School LEGO® Builders Club

Acreage Branch
Fri, Dec 08, 3:00 pm
Take a break from school and use our LEGO® bricks to work on creative projects. Ages 5-12. (90 min.)

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, Dec 08, 3:30 pm
Calling all artists! Explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Animal Adventures With Green Cay Nature Center

West Boynton Branch
Fri, Dec 08, 3:30 pm
Meet and greet some animal friends from Green Cay Nature Center. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Fri, Dec 08, 4:00 pm
Calling all Pokémon enthusiasts! 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.

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 10:30 am
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Magic Nuudles® Sculpting

West Boca Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 10:30 am
Come see what you can sculpt with these cool biodegradable crafting Magic Nuudles®. Colorful Magic Nuudles® stick to each other with a little bit of water - too much and they dissolve! First come, first served. Ages 4 & up. Limit 16. (45 min.)

Holiday Make & Take

West Boynton Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 10:30 am
Create whimsical and wonderful crafts featuring all three winter holidays. Ages 3-7. (60 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 11:00 am
Sábado, 09 de diciembre, 11:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Todas las edades. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Gingerbread House Workshop

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 11:00 am
Design and decorate a unique gingerbread house with graham crackers, frosting and candy. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Dance Party

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 11:00 am
The whole family is invited to put on their dancing shoes and boogie like nobody's watching. Ages 2 & up. (30 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 11:00 am
Sharing Our Gifts II. Stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Sat, Dec 09, 11:30 am
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to read them a story. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. First come, first served. Grades K-5. (2 hr.)

Crafternoon: Winter Edition

Main Library
Sat, Dec 09, 2:00 pm
Get your craft on! All ages. (2 hr.)

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

LEGO® Mania!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 2:30 pm
Big and small LEGO® bricks! Let’s see what you can make! Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Share the Love Holiday Card Making Party

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 2:30 pm
Children and families are invited to create holiday cards to share with those they love! Supplies and refreshments provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess, Anyone? Beginners Chess Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 2:30 pm
Play this strategic game with some friends. All materials provided. Ages 8-17. Limit 16. (60 min.) Preregister.

Holiday Crafts

Wellington Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 3:00 pm
'Tis the season to be crafty. Prepare for the holidays with our fun and festive crafts. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies Winter Session 2018 Registration

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 3:00 pm
Once a week, children will be paired with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Applications for Winter Session 2018 can be picked up at the children's services desk starting Mon, Dec 11. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Winter Session 2018 meets on Wednesdays at 4:30 pm from Jan 10 - Feb 21. Grades 1-5. Limit 10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 3:30 pm
Build up your reading level! Sign up for our weekly Read In series with literacy games and treats to make reading more delicious. Grades 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Science Lab: Rain, Rain, Go Away

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 3:30 pm
Science meets story time ... just for preschoolers! In this session, we'll learn about clouds, rain, and other kinds of weather. Experiments are included, so dress for a mess. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Spanish Club for Niños!

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 3:30 pm
Experience engaging songs, rhymes, jokes and tongue twisters at Spanish Club. For any level Spanish - native to novice. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Main Library
Mon, Dec 11, 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.)

Family Coloring Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 5:30 pm
A weekly fun and relaxing night out for the whole family! Coloring sheets, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided. All ages. (60 min.)

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Club

Jupiter Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 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.

Bookmark Ribbon Craft

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 6:00 pm
Create unique bookmarks to share with family and friends. Ages 6-12. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Time for Ozobots!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 6:30 pm
Explore the imaginative side of robotics while learning about logic and computer coding by playing with our Ozobots. Complete challenges and puzzles or just get creative! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 10:00 am
Celebrate Love! Music and movement, simple stories, and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Twosday Fun

West Boca Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 10:15 am
Two-year-olds and their parent or caregivers are invited to a fun time of play and art with toys and a craft. Age 2. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Little Picassos Special: Gingerbread Man

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 11:00 am
A special winter edition of Little Picassos, including a fun reading and craft about the Gingerbread Man. Ages 2-4. (30 min.) Preregister.

Twosday Fun

West Boca Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 11:30 am
Two-year-olds and their parent or caregivers are invited to a fun time of play and art with toys and a craft. Age 2. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon League

Wellington Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 3:00 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon Cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Math Lab: Measure Up

Acreage Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 3:30 pm
An interactive math lab full of activities and experiments about measuring all kinds of things. Grades K-2. (60 min.)

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 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 services desk to make an appointment.

Slithering Snakes

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 3:30 pm
Learn all about this reptile and why it’s good that we have snakes. Presented by the Daggerwing Nature Center. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Ringing in the Holidays

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 6:30 pm
Enjoy holiday music? You're sure to be entertained by a wide variety of playing styles, both traditional and unconventional, as performed by the Clarion Handbell Choir. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tiny Tot Art

Jupiter Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 9:30 am
Create in our toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

Rhythm & Rhyme Dance Time

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 10:00 am
Sing and dance along with instruments at this party just for little ones. Ages 2-5. (30 min.) Preregister.

Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere!

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 10:30 am
We're having a bubble party using different types of bubbles and wands. Ages 2-4. (60 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Fun

West Boca Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 10:30 am
Preschoolers along with their parent or caregivers can create a painting and play with kinetic sand, building blocks, and puzzles in a small group setting. Ages 3-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 2:30 pm
"Frozen." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (108 min.) PG

Gingerbread Story Time

Gardens Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 3:15 pm
Listen to scrumptious stories, make a cute craft, and decorate your own gingerbread cookie! Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 3:30 pm
Each week features math games, music and other fun activities. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Mitten Wreath

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 3:30 pm
Make a winter wreath out of cute mittens. Perfect for the season! Space is limited. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Chess

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Video Game Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 4:00 pm
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics. (60 min.)

Write It Down

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 4:00 pm
It’s National Letter Writing Day and we’re learning cursive and reviving the lost art of letter writing. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tales & Breakfast With Ronald McDonald

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 10:00 am
Enjoy breakfast, stories and a magical juggling show that features audience participation, plus stresses the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 10:00 am
Celebrate Love! Stories and creative activities for preschool children and their parents! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Jingle Bell Stomp

Gardens Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 10:30 am
Twirl, slide, freeze dance, and jingle bell rock to holiday tunes. Ages 1-3. (30 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Time

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 10:30 am
Join us for songs and movement, books, playtime and bubbles! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Holidays With Clifford

Main Library
Thu, Dec 14, 11:00 am
Meet Clifford the Big Red Dog, listen to stories, dance and work on a craft. Bring your camera! All ages. (60 min.)

Frosty Friends

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 11:00 am
It's snowing songs and stories. Build a snowman craft and have "snow" much fun! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Winter Bingo

Wellington Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 3:00 pm
Create your own card and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

All Aboard!

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 3:15 pm
Hop aboard the Library Express as we sing, dance and make crafts all about trains. Ages 4-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 3:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

Abstract Art: Oil Pastels

West Boca Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 3:30 pm
Learn about the creative process behind an abstract painting using oil pastels. First come, first served. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (60 min.)

Cookie Book Club

Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 4:00 pm
What if you were one of the worst kids in the history of the world? Step 1: Grab a copy of the book, "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," by Barbara Robinson. Step 2: Read it. Step 3: Eat cookies and share your thoughts about the book. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Thu, Dec 14, 4:00 pm
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to read them a story. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. First come, first served. Grades K-5. (2 hr.)

Wintry Wonders: 3-D Snowflakes

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 4:00 pm
Bring the “chill” to sunny South Florida by making decorative 3-D snowflakes. Supplies provided. Ages 7-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Time

Acreage Branch
Fri, Dec 15, 10:15 am
Bring your little guy or girl to this special story time just for them, full of music, nursery rhymes, and social playtime. Ages 12-24 mos. (40 min.)

Preschool Picassos

Main Library
Fri, Dec 15, 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.

Tater Tot Art: Art for Toddlers

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Dec 15, 11:00 am
Join us for a special holiday art class designed especially for little hands. Dress to get messy! Ages 18-36 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Baby Playtime

Acreage Branch
Fri, Dec 15, 11:15 am
Get ready for a fun circle time with other babies, featuring music and toys perfect for baby. Ages 0-12 mos. (40 min.)

Baby Bells

Gardens Branch
Fri, Dec 15, 11:15 am
Jingle-along with rhymes, songs and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Crafts for Kids

Acreage Branch
Fri, Dec 15, 3:00 pm
Make some new friends and a cool winter holiday craft at this relaxed family crafting event. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

STEAM Make & Discover

Wellington Branch
Fri, Dec 15, 3:00 pm
Use your science, design and engineering skills as we tackle unique challenges. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess Class for Beginners

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Dec 15, 3:30 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 7 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, Dec 15, 3:30 pm
Calling all artists! Explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

3-D Salt Paintings

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Dec 15, 4:00 pm
Using a combination of salt, glue and watercolors, children will create spectacular 3-D paintings. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 10:30 am
"The Polar Express." ©Warner Bros. (100 min.) Make your own "I Believe" bell necklace and enjoy a festive snack. Ages 4-11. Not rated. Preregister.

Breakfast With a Book: "A Boy Called Christmas," by Matt Haig

Tequesta Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 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, Dec 16, 11:00 am
Samedi, 16 Décembre. 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.)

"The Polar Express," by Chris Van Allsburg

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 11:00 am
All aboard for a magical trip to the north pole. Listen to an excerpt from the book, enjoy crafts, activities and hot chocolate. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 11:00 am
Celebrate Love! Stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Nanny Gingerbread

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 11:00 am
Celebrate the season with Nanny G. as she shares “gingerbread magic and crafts, real spices, as well as stories,” for the whole family to enjoy. Ages 3-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Winter Wonderland

Wellington Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 11:00 am
Snow days in Florida are rare. Enjoy stories, songs and a craft in our winter wonderland! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (40 min.)

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Sat, Dec 16, 11:30 am
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to read them a story. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. First come, first served. Grades K-5. (2 hr.)

Chess Club for Tweens

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 2:30 pm
Learn to play chess or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies. All levels are welcome. Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Love Notes & Peppermint Soap

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 2:30 pm
Families are invited to create gifts of refreshing peppermint soap and love notes to share with their friends and family! Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Button Art Mittens

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 3:15 pm
Create a beautiful mitten masterpiece that can be displayed all winter long! Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

Gingerbread House Creations

Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Dec 17, 2:00 pm
These houses are one of the most fun ways to celebrate the season. We supply the pieces, you put them together! Ages 6-11. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sock Snowmen

Jupiter Branch
Sun, Dec 17, 3:15 pm
It may not be cold enough to snow outside, but that doesn’t mean we can’t build a snowman! This quick and easy craft is cute enough to be given as a gift or kept as a new friend. Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Story Times

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 10:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (30 min.) Preregister.

Play & Read

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 10:15 am
Start with stories and songs. Take a break and come back and play. Ages 2-3. (75 min.) Preregister.

Bouncing Babies

West Boca Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 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.

Read In!

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 3:30 pm
Build up your reading level! Sign up for our weekly Read In series with literacy games and treats to make reading more delicious. Grades 2 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Ice Painting

West Boynton Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 3:30 pm
Make "cool" paintings with ice cubes and frozen paint. Dress for a mess. (60 min.) Preregister.

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 4:00 pm
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

STEM: Owl Prowl

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 4:00 pm
Discover and learn what owls eat while you dissect pellets. Materials provided. Ages 10-15. Limit 20. (60 min.) Preregister.

Multicultural Fairytales

Main Library
Mon, Dec 18, 5:00 pm
Experience fairytales in a whole new way and learn about different cultures at the same time! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Coloring Night

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Dec 18, 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.)

Toddler Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland Joys I. Music and movement, simple stories, and creative activities for our youngest members and their parents! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tiny Tots

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 10:15 am
Movement and fingerplays for our tiny tots. Ages 13-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

End of the Year Craft Bonanza!

Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 10:30 am
Drop in and make several crafts from our story times throughout the years. Ages 2-6. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tiny Tots

Wellington Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 10:30 am
Join us for songs and movement, books, playtime and bubbles! Ages 1-2. (45 min.)

Baby Lapsit

West Boynton Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 11:00 am
Stretches and play time for the littlest ones. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Book Parade: The Wimpy Kid Edition

Wellington Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 3:00 pm
Want more Wimpy Kid? Make a craft and find out what to read next. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Live Homework Help: Tutor.com

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 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 services desk to make an appointment.

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 4:00 pm
Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pre-K Got Science

Main Library
Tue, Dec 19, 5:00 pm
Through interactive stories and hands-on exploration, children learn about science, as well as language, problem solving and social skills. Ages 3-6. Limit 12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Club Pokémon

Acreage Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 6:30 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to show off, battle, trade or try your hand at Pokémon bingo, or a Pokécraft. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

Family Cookie Night

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 6:30 pm
'Tis the season to decorate cookies! We will supply the cookies, frosting and decorations; you supply the holiday spirit and creativity! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Snow Tales With the Snow Fairy

Tequesta Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 6:30 pm
The Snow Fairy tells traditional winter stories for children and adults. Followed by cocoa and cookies. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Baby Play Date

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 9:30 am
While waiting for "Winter Story Time" session to start, babies can bounce to rhymes, enjoy songs, and play with toys and board books. Ages 6-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Happy Birthday, Walt Disney

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 10:00 am
A special story time featuring Disney songs, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Preregister.

Little Builders

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 10:30 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5. Limit 15. (30 min.) Preregister.

Preschool Story Time: Jingle Bell Edition

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 11:00 am
Jingle all the way ... through this holiday story time with rhymes, stories, songs and a craft. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Jingle Bell Rock

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 11:00 am
Jingle, wiggle, hop and stretch to snow-themed songs. Ages 3-5. (30 min.)

Holiday Card Making

Wellington Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 3:00 pm
'Tis the season to create festive greeting cards to share with family and friends. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Playful Toddlers & Tykes

Acreage Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 3:30 pm
Do your kids love our toddler and baby toys? Join us for a session of social playtime for the little ones. Ages 0-4. (30 min.)

Puzzle Me This

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 3:30 pm
Decorate triangle golf tee puzzles to challenge yourself with this mind game. Ages 5-9. (45 min.) Preregister.

Can't Catch Me!

West Boca Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 3:30 pm
Stories about that clever gingerbread man. We’ll play a game, watch a short film, and make a gingerbread-themed craft. First come, first served. Ages 4 & up. (60 min.)

Chess

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

Video Game Club

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 4:00 pm
Do you love playing video games? Meet with other video game enthusiasts and play the classics. (60 min.)

Play Me a Story/Play Me a Party

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 5:30 pm
Children and families are invited to celebrate the holiday season with a festive story, craft and refreshments! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Thrilling Thursday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Dec 21, 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland Joys I. Stories and creative activities for preschool children and their parents! Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Time

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Dec 21, 10:30 am
Join us for songs and movement, books, playtime and bubbles! Ages 1-2. (45 min.) Preregister.

Winter Wonderland Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Dec 21, 11:00 am
Celebrate the first day of winter! Enjoy a winter-themed story time and then make your own snowy creation. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Countdown to Noon Year

West Boca Branch
Thu, Dec 21, 11:30 am
Celebrate the new year by making noisemakers and party hats, play games, and at noon we will celebrate the “Noon Year!” First come, first served. Ages 3 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)

LEGO® Bricks

Wellington Branch
Thu, Dec 21, 3:00 pm
Play, imagine and create with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Winter Holiday Fun: Ice Cream Cone Christmas Tree

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Dec 21, 3:30 pm
Hear winter stories and make a holiday treat to take home. Dress to get messy. All ages. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tech Thursday

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Dec 21, 4:00 pm
Get techy and celebrate Hour of Code at a special coding event without computers. All elementary-age students and home-schoolers are welcome to attend and test their programming skills. Grades K-5. (60 min.) Preregister.

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Thu, Dec 21, 4:00 pm
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to read them a story. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. First come, first served. Grades K-5. (2 hr.)

Light Up the Holidays

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Dec 22, 10:00 am
Join us for a morning of holiday fun. Stop by the children's services desk and make a bookmark to use or give as a gift, then receive a gift just for you! All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Preschool Picassos

Main Library
Fri, Dec 22, 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.

Friday Morning Crafts

West Boca Branch
Fri, Dec 22, 10:30 am
Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts are available. Ages 3-9. (60 min.)

Snow Day!

Loula V. York Branch
Fri, Dec 22, 11:00 am
Kick off winter break by getting creative with cool, sparkling "snow" playdough! Create festive ornaments and enjoy playing with clay! All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Family Movie Magic Weekend

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Dec 22, 11:00 am
"Disney Prep & Landing." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (30 min.) TV-G Kick back, relax and watch a fun movie with friends and family. Preregister.

Family Movie Magic Weekend

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Dec 22, 1:30 pm
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." ©‎Walt Disney Pictures. (133 min.) Kick back, relax and watch a fun movie with friends and family. PG-13 Preregister.

Beaded Snowflakes

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Dec 22, 2:15 pm
Let it snow! Create a shining beaded snowflake. Ages 7-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Fri, Dec 22, 2:30 pm
"Tim Burton's the Nightmare Before Christmas." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (76 min.) PG

Bee-Bot® Fun

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Dec 22, 3:00 pm
These robots teach children directions, programming, and coding with fun games and activities. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

"Minecraft"

Belle Glade Branch
Fri, Dec 22, 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.

Welcome Winter Word Puzzles

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Dec 22, 3:30 pm
If you like word searches, crosswords, anagrams, hidden pictures and cryptogram puzzles, then this is for you. Grab a friend and have some fun solving winter-themed brain teasers. Ages 5-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, Dec 22, 3:30 pm
Calling all artists! Explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Bilingual Family Story Time

Hora de cuentos bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Dec 23, 11:00 am
Sábado, 23 de diciembre, 11:00 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Todas las edades. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Sat, Dec 23, 11:30 am
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to read them a story. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. First come, first served. Grades K-5. (2 hr.)

Family Movie Magic Weekend

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 23, 1:30 pm
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens." ©‎Walt Disney Pictures. (136 min.) Kick back, relax and watch a fun movie with friends and family. PG-13 Preregister.

Pop Up! Arts & Crafts!

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Dec 23, 2:30 pm
Features a fun new craft that children of all ages can enjoy! All ages. (60 min.)

LEGO® Juniors

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Dec 27, 10:15 am
Play and build with LEGO® DUPLO®, bigger bricks for smaller hands. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Preregister.

Comic Camp

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 27, 11:00 am
Create your own comic book and bring it home for your friends and family to read! Ages 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Art à la Carte

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Dec 27, 11:00 am
Bring your imagination and make something amazing with craft kits and other supplies for you to pick and choose from. Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

BLOCK Party

Loula V. York Branch
Wed, Dec 27, 1:00 pm
The sky is the limit with LEGO® bricks! Share your building and design skills with your friends. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Cinema

West Boynton Branch
Wed, Dec 27, 2:00 pm
"LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League - Gotham City Breakout." ©Warner Bros. (75 min.) Build your own superhero. Ages 5 & up. Not rated. Preregister.

Super Scented Playdough

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Dec 27, 3:30 pm
Using household items, we’ll make scented and colored dough to squish and design. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Chess

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

Winter Break Snow Fight

Main Library
Thu, Dec 28, 10:30 am
Celebrate the winter season with stories, crafts, and a snow fight! Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

Disney Classic Movie Magic

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Dec 28, 10:30 am
"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (83 min.) Stop by for a morning movie, featuring a classic Disney film. Popcorn and refreshments provided. Ages 2 & up. G Preregister.

Family Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Dec 28, 11:00 am
Children and families are invited for a joyful story time as we anticipate ringing in the new year! Ages 2-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

End of the Year Party: Pizza & Karaoke

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Dec 28, 2:30 pm
Get ready to rock out the end of the year! Belt out some of your favorite tunes with friends and family. All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister.

The “Under Construction” LEGO® Crew

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Dec 28, 2:30 pm
Use our LEGO® bricks to build original creations! Work by yourself or as a team to bring our building challenges to life. Show us your skills! Ages 6-11. (60 min.) Preregister.

Cartoons & Coloring

West Boca Branch
Thu, Dec 28, 2:30 pm
Color while watching "Saturday morning" cartoons. Coloring sheets of varying difficulty will be provided along with crayons and colored pencils. Ages 3 & up. (60 min.)

Minecraft Mania

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Dec 28, 3:00 pm
Play "Minecraft Pocket Edition" on the library’s iPads. Participants can bring in their own device and join us for "Minecraft" fun. Ages 7-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Club

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Dec 28, 4:00 pm
Build something to go with your favorite book. Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Main Library
Thu, Dec 28, 4:00 pm
Practice your reading skills by reading to a lovable, furry listener. These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to read them a story. Sign in for a 15-minute slot. First come, first served. Grades K-5. (2 hr.)

Preschool Picassos

Main Library
Fri, Dec 29, 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.

Joel Lerner's Magic!

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Fri, Dec 29, 11:00 am
Be astounded! Be amazed! Watch one of our favorite local magicians put on his top hat and a great show. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Game Afternoon

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Dec 29, 2:30 pm
Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of board games, card games, puzzles, interactive group challenges and more. (60 min.) Preregister.

Winter Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Dec 29, 3:00 pm
Create five different winter-themed crafts. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Art Lab

Main Library
Fri, Dec 29, 3:30 pm
Calling all artists! Explore all sorts of textures and mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Preregister.

Craft Bonanza Blowout: Bye-Bye 2017!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 30, 10:30 am
Drop in and make as many crafts as you want. Take supplies home with you to enjoy and be crafty! Materials provided. Ages 2 & up. (60 min.)

Sensory Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Dec 30, 11:00 am
Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Super Saturday Story Times

Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Dec 30, 11:00 am
Winter Wonderland Joys II. Stories and creative activities for young children and their parents! Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

New Year's Dance Party

Main Library
Sat, Dec 30, 11:00 am
Let’s finish the year with an early New Year’s bash. We will dance, have snacks and count down to 2018. Ages 3-6. (60 min.)

Happy "Noon" Year!

West Boynton Branch
Sat, Dec 30, 11:15 am
5, 4, 3, 2, 1 ... Happy "Noon" Year! Make a ball-dropping craft just like the one in Times Square. For little ones who can't stay up until midnight. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Family Movie Matinee

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Dec 30, 2:00 pm
"Hugo." ©Paramount Pictures. (125 min.) Popcorn provided. Ages 8 & up. PG Preregister.

Happy New Year!

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Dec 30, 3:00 pm
Ring in the new year with stories, activities, a craft and a film. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Block Party: LEGO® Bricks

Jupiter Branch
Sat, Dec 30, 3:00 pm
Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10. (60 min.) Preregister.
Teen Classes & Events

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Nov 25, 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 Book & Film Discussion

Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Nov 27, 4:00 pm
"Everything, Everything." ©Warner Bros. (96 min.) Enjoy pizza and a discussion of "Everything, Everything," by Nicola Yoon followed by the film adaptation. Copies are available in the teen section. Grades 6 & up. PG-13 Preregister.

AniMAINia Club

Main Library
Tue, Nov 28, 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.)

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Nov 28, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas to help plan teen activities while earning community service hours for school. Application required. Refreshments served. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Takeover

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

Let's Play: Gaming

Acreage Branch
Wed, Nov 29, 6:30 pm
It's time for friends, snacks, PS4 multiplayer games, and unusual new card and board games. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Nov 30, 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! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Chess Club

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Dec 02, 2:00 pm
Challenge other teens to chess! Test your skills in this centuries-old game. Grades 5 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Anime Club!

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Dec 02, 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.)

Doodle Bags

West Boca Branch
Sat, Dec 02, 2:30 pm
Choose your favorite colors to decorate a small doodle-print canvas tote bag. Grades 6-12. (90 min.)

Teen Anime Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 02, 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.

Ugly Sweater Ornaments

Jupiter Branch
Sun, Dec 03, 2:00 pm
Like them or not, ugly holiday sweaters are not going away any time soon. Why not make a small version that is just as tacky and festive? Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

An Hour of Code With Miss Isabelle

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Dec 04, 6:30 pm
It’s Computer Science Education Week! Explore the field of computer science and learn some of the “basics” of coding. Ages 8-15. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

Computer & Research Help

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 3:30 pm
Are you looking for help learning computer basics? Are you a high school or college student in need of assistance researching a topic for a school paper? Ages 13 - 17. (60 min.) Call to schedule a one-on-one session.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas to help plan library teen activities while earning community service hours for school. Application required. Refreshments served. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Anime Otaku Club

Acreage Branch
Tue, Dec 05, 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.)

Cardsharks

Wellington Branch
Wed, Dec 06, 6:00 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Magic the Gathering, Pokémon, or regular card games. Play against others, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Gingerbread Houses

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Dec 07, 4:00 pm
Get festive and decorate a gorgeous gingerbread house! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 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.)

Chess, Anyone? Beginners Chess Club

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 2:30 pm
Learn how to play this strategic game with some friends. Materials provided. Ages 8-17. Limit 16. Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Decoupage Fun

West Boca Branch
Sat, Dec 09, 2:30 pm
Make decorative wood plaques to give to someone special or keep for yourself. Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Holiday Night Candleholder

Gardens Branch
Mon, Dec 11, 6:00 pm
Brighten your nights with a festive holiday candleholder. Materials provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister.

Computer & Research Help

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 3:30 pm
Are you looking for help learning computer basics? Are you a high school or college student in need of assistance researching a topic for a school paper? Ages 13 - 17. (60 min.) Call to schedule a one-on-one session.

AniMAINia Club

Main Library
Tue, Dec 12, 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.

DIY Photolove

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 6:00 pm
Decorate these photo blocks and use them to clip and display your photos or give them as a gift! Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pizza Chat

Acreage Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 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.)

Ornamental Art

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 6:30 pm
Use a variety of materials including ink, beads and glitter to create beautiful ornaments to give as gifts or keep for yourself. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Snowman Games

Tequesta Branch
Tue, Dec 12, 6:30 pm
Race to build a marshmallow snowman and take part in an indoor snowball fight and much more. Hot cocoa and snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Trivia

Acreage Branch
Wed, Dec 13, 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.)

Tech Thursday for Tweens & Teens: Binary Baubles

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Dec 14, 4:00 pm
Challenge yourself as part of Hour of Code. Can you combine coding and art to create jewelry with special messages? Try making bracelets, necklaces and more using ASCII. Ages 10-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 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.)

Pizza & Movie

Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 2:00 pm
"Transformers: The Last Knight." ©Paramount Pictures. (148 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

Teen Yoga Scene

Main Library
Sat, Dec 16, 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.)

Look on the Bright Side

West Boca Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 2:30 pm
You’ve almost made it through another semester of schoolwork and commitments. Look on the bright side of life and color bright pictures and relax with some music. Grades 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.

Teen Wii U Gaming & More

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 16, 3:00 pm
Meet your friends for some Wii gaming and tabletop games. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Computer & Research Help

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 3:30 pm
Are you looking for help learning computer basics? Are you a high school or college student in need of assistance researching a topic for a school paper? Ages 13 - 17. (60 min.) Call to schedule a one-on-one session.

Teen DIY: Graham Cracker Houses

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 3:30 pm
Create an edible architectural wonder with graham crackers and frosting, then decorate it with candies and more! Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Gingerbread Zombies

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Dec 19, 6:00 pm
Make and decorate a winter scene out of graham crackers, frosting and candy. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Book Chat: "My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories"

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 4:00 pm
Enjoy hot cocoa and a discussion of this collection of short stories edited by Stephanie Perkins. Copies are available in the teen section. Grades 5 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Holiday Nail Art

Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 5:00 pm
Design your nails to reflect the holiday spirit. Get ideas from books, online and more. Grades 5 & up. Limit 16. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Dec 20, 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.)

Bean-Boozled

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Dec 28, 2:00 pm
Play the Jelly Belly Bean-Boozled spinner game and dare to try a "Dead Fish"-flavored jelly bean! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Fri, Dec 29, 1:30 pm
D&D Mini-Marathon. 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. (4 hr.)

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Dec 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.)