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Adult Classes & Events

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Aug 19, 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.

Acoustic Java Jam

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Aug 19, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Celebrate the Celestial Event of the Year, Right Here!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Aug 21, 1:15 pm
For the first time since 1979, the continental United States will be treated to a solar eclipse. The view from PBC will be partial, but proper eyewear is necessary! Grab a pair of eclipse viewing glasses and observe this astronomical phenomenon. Weather permitting. Glasses available while supplies last. All ages. (3 hr.) Preregister.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Aug 22, 6:00 pm
Trivia Night! 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.

Social Media for Beginners

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Aug 23, 2:00 pm
Prerequisite: A current email account. New to social media? Join Rajeeyah Madinah, social media marketing instructor, as we learn the benefits of social media for both personal and professional use. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.)

Beginner's Tai Chi Practice

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Aug 26, 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.

Are You Board? Game On!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Aug 26, 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.

Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Aug 28, 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.

Art for Adults: Open Studio

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Aug 29, 2:00 pm
Take some time to 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. Using the materials from your techniques classes you can sit down and get right to work and have your questions or doubts answered by your instructor. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.)

Book & Film Discussion

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Aug 30, 2:00 pm
Book discussion. Join us 8/31 to see the film adaptation followed by a brief discussion. Discuss this true story of how the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands. Pick up a copy of the book when you register. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Aug 31, 2:00 pm
"The Zookeeper's Wife." ©‎Focus Features. (124 min.) Film viewing and discussion. Discuss this true story of how the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands. Pick up a copy of the book when you register. (2.5 hr.) PG-13 Preregister.
Children's Classes & Events

Reading Buddies Fall Session 2017 Registration

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Aug 21, 9:00 am
Do you need to practice reading? Reading Buddies is here to help! Once a week, children will be paired with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Applications for Fall Session 2017 can be picked up at the children's services desk starting Mon, Aug 21. Fall session meets on Wednesdays at 4:30 pm from Sep 13 through Oct 25. First come, first served. Limit 10. Grades 1-5. Preregister.