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Acreage Branch
Get Zentangled!
Mon, Jun 08, 3:00 pm

Are you an artist? The art of zentangle uses pen and paper to create intricate masterpieces sure to set you apart as a great artist. Ages 10-17.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Sticky Supervillain Slimes
Tue, Jun 09, 1:30 pm
Ages 4-7.

Get ready to squish slime and learn the science behind this slowly oozing substance! Dress to get messy. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

(60 min.)
Preregister.
Sticky Supervillain Slimes
Tue, Jun 09, 3:30 pm
Ages 8-12.

Get ready to squish slime and learn the science behind this slowly oozing substance! Dress to get messy. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

(75 min.)
Preregister.
For Real Fairy Tales
Wed, Jun 10, 2:30 pm

Ever wanted to be Cinderella or the Wicked Witch? Dream of being Jack climbing the beanstalk or the evil Giant? Join us and really get into your favorite fairy tales with our fun interactive stories. Ages 3-6.

(45 min.) Preregister.
American Girls: Craft Fair!
Wed, Jun 10, 4:00 pm

Celebrate our favorite everyday heroes, the American Girls, by exploring the heritage and creativity of many of the characters you know and love through a bonanza of crafting! Ages 6-12.

(75 min.) Preregister.
Up, Up & Away
Thu, Jun 11, 1:30 pm
Ages 4-7.

Discover the secrets of flight as we make paper airplanes and give lessons on how to fly them. Challenge your fellow pilots to discover who the greatest aerial ace of all is! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

(60 min.)
Preregister.
Up, Up & Away
Thu, Jun 11, 3:30 pm
Ages 8-12.

Discover the secrets of flight as we make paper airplanes and give lessons on how to fly them. Challenge your fellow pilots to discover who the greatest aerial ace of all is! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

(75 min.)
Preregister.
Club Pokémon
Thu, Jun 11, 6:30 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends! Ages 6-12.

(90 min.) Preregister.
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Fri, Jun 12, 4:00 pm

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Origami: Unfolding Fun
Mon, Jun 15, 3:00 pm

Learn the art of Japanese paper folding with cool origami crafts for all skill levels. Ages 8-17.

(75 min.) Preregister.
American Heroes: Helen Keller
Tue, Jun 16, 3:00 pm

Experience some of the obstacles Helen Keller faced and discover how she overcame them. Learn to sign your name and use your other senses as we work together on activities and create a craft. Ages 7-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Super Powered Creatures
Wed, Jun 17, 2:00 pm

Join our friends from 4-H of Palm Beach County as we explore some amazing animals and discover the superpowers they've been hiding from us all along. Ages 6-10.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Acreage Explorers' Club: Austria
Wed, Jun 17, 4:00 pm

You'll have lots to write in your Explorers' Club Passport as we uncover mysteries and wonders across the globe! Join us for interactive activities that explore the people, places, history, music and food of Austria. Ages 6-12.

(90 min.) Preregister.
Bubbletastic Party
Wed, Jun 17, 7:00 pm

Bubble lovers rejoice in activities, games and a craft all about bubbles!

(60 min.) Preregister.
Be a Detective
Thu, Jun 18, 1:30 pm
Ages 4-7.

Discover the tricks to catching a criminal. Use science and our observational skills to investigate and become master detectives. Dress to get messy. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

(60 min.)
Preregister.
Be a Detective
Thu, Jun 18, 3:30 pm
Ages 8-12.

Discover the tricks to catching a criminal. Use science and our observational skills to investigate and become master detectives. Dress to get messy. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

(75 min.)
Preregister.
Anime Otaku Club
Thu, Jun 18, 7:00 pm

Hang out, watch anime, and eat snacks while you talk with friends and fans about all the coolest stuff from Japan. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.

(90 min.) Preregister.
Jr. Artist: Crafternoon Fun
Fri, Jun 19, 2:30 pm

Flex those creative brains and get crafty with an afternoon art project you are sure to enjoy. Ages 3-7.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Toddler Art Time
Fri, Jun 19, 4:00 pm

Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for your tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited.

(35 min.) Preregister.
Dads are Awesome
Sat, Jun 20, 2:30 pm

Bring your creativity! Make a new friend and a fun Father's Day craft project. Ages 3-7.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Rubber Band Creations
Mon, Jun 22, 3:00 pm

Use our colorful rubber bands to make some cool creations. Learn how to make a basic bracelet or show off amazing creations of your own. Ages 7-17.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Geronimo & Thea Stilton Mousy Mystery Party
Tue, Jun 23, 3:00 pm

Take part in games and challenges to celebrate our favorite mouse family and their many mouse-terious adventures. Ages 7-12.

(90 min.) Preregister.
Musical Toddlers & Tykes
Wed, Jun 24, 3:30 pm

Do you love our story time songs? Join a jam session with all our favorites and lots of musical instruments for you to play along and keep the music going. Ages 0-4.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Thu, Jun 25, 3:30 pm

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Jr. Artist: Crafternoon Fun
Fri, Jun 26, 2:30 pm

Flex those creative brains and get crafty with an afternoon art project you are sure to enjoy. Ages 3-7.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Toddler Art Time
Fri, Jun 26, 4:00 pm

Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for your tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited.

(35 min.) Preregister.
LEGO® Builders Club
Sat, Jun 27, 2:30 pm

Meet fellow Master Builders and work together, or alone, on creative projects. Ages 6-12.

(90 min.) Preregister.
Comic Book Creations
Mon, Jun 29, 3:00 pm

Discover how to make a wallet themed around your favorite heroes or villains using recycled comic book pages. Ages 10-17.

(90 min.) Preregister.
Imagine Yourself Super!
Tue, Jun 30, 1:30 pm
Ages 4-7.

Create your own superhero. Bring a clean white t-shirt to create a signature cape and mask to hide your secret identity. Then grab some props and pose in front of backdrops for fun photo opportunities.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Imagine Yourself Super!
Tue, Jun 30, 3:30 pm
Ages 8-12.

Create your own superhero. Bring a clean white t-shirt to create a signature cape and mask to hide your secret identity. Then grab some props and pose in front of backdrops for fun photo opportunities.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Belle Glade Branch
Bilingual Family Story Time
Hora De Cuentos Bilingües
Sat, May 30, 10:30 am

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Family Story Times
Mon, Jun 01, 10:30 am
Birthdays.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Pajama Hour
Mon, Jun 01, 6:30 pm
Birthdays.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Family Story Times
Mon, Jun 08, 10:30 am
Colors/Rainbows.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Pajama Hour
Mon, Jun 08, 6:30 pm
Colors/Rainbows.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Coloring Fun!
Tue, Jun 09, 10:00 am

Hear some great stories about colors and color your own picture frame. Ages 4-8.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Bingo Mania!
Wed, Jun 10, 2:00 pm

Play bingo and win a small prize. Light refreshments included. Ages 6-10.

(45 min.) Preregister.
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Thu, Jun 11, 10:00 am

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Bilingual Family Story Times
Hora De Cuentos Bilingües
Sat, Jun 13, 10:30 am

Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Family Story Times
Mon, Jun 15, 10:30 am
Farm.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Pajama Hour
Mon, Jun 15, 6:30 pm
Farm.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Cookie Decorating
Wed, Jun 17, 2:00 pm

Listen to some fun stories and decorate a sugar cookie to take home. Dress to get messy. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 5-10.

(45 min.)
Children's Movie
Thu, Jun 18, 2:00 pm
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3 ©Walt Disney Pictures. (89 min.)

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library.

Preregister.
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It's Nail Art!
Sat, Jun 20, 2:30 pm

Use various polishes and decals to create beautiful nail designs. Ages 8 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Family Story Times
Mon, Jun 22, 10:30 am
Counting.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Pajama Hour
Mon, Jun 22, 6:30 pm
Counting.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Thu, Jun 25, 10:00 am

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Family Story Times
Mon, Jun 29, 10:30 am
Food.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Pajama Hour
Mon, Jun 29, 6:30 pm
Food.

Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Suzy Hammer as All American Sue
Thu, Jun 11, 10:30 am

All American Sue shares songs, magic and stories of real American heroes from yesterday and today, packed with fun and audience participation. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Thu, Jun 18, 10:00 am

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Celebrate Your Father
Sat, Jun 20, 2:00 pm

Celebrate Father's Day by making a card with a special message just for your father.

(60 min.)
Gardens Branch
Fly Guy Party
Fri, May 29, 3:30 pm

Let's go on an adventure with Buzz and his friend Fly Guy. Make a terrific Fly Guy craft. Grades K-2. Limit 25.

(45 min.) Preregister.
CANCELLED - Family Funcraftic: Chocolate
Sat, May 30, 2:00 pm

Join us for fun activities and make chocolate pops as we celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. All ages. Limit 25.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Here Comes a Fire Truck!
Mon, Jun 08, 10:30 am

Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue is bringing a fire truck to the library. Learn about the tools firefighters use and why a firefighter has to wear special gear. All ages.

(45 min.) Preregister.
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Tue, Jun 16, 3:00 pm

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Wed, Jun 17, 3:00 pm

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Superhero Fun!
Fri, Jun 19, 3:30 pm

Come and use your superpowers to throw, leap and crawl your way through a series of superhero inspired activities created especially for the little ones. Ages 2-4. Limit 20.

(45 min.) Preregister.
LEGO® Bricks and More
Sat, Jun 20, 10:30 am

Come build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. Limit 40.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Can You Survive a Disaster?
Tue, Jun 23, 2:30 pm

If you love the "I Survived" series by Lauren Tarshis, then come for a dangerously good book club. This month’s book is “I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906.” Ages 7 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Simple Sumi-e Painting
Wed, Jun 24, 3:00 pm

Learn the simplicity of oriental art called sumi-e. Paint a nature scene using simple strokes with black ink. Ages 5-9. Limit 15.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Superhero Surprise Scratch Art!
Thu, Jun 25, 3:15 pm

Scratch your plain superhero art paper and watch it magically come alive with color. Ages 4 & up. Limit 20.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Glades Road Branch
Ballerina Cooking Class
Sat, May 30, 3:00 pm

Create recipes for ballerinas with recipes from the book by Sarah L. Schuette. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 7-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Tue, Jun 09, 3:00 pm

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Chemistry for Kids
Wed, Jun 10, 3:00 pm

Make amazing chemical reactions and polymers! Ages 5-8.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Thu, Jun 11, 11:00 am

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Water Safety
Thu, Jun 11, 3:00 pm

Learn how to have fun and be safe around the water this summer with the Palm Beach County Drowning Prevention Coalition. Ages 5 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Itsy Bitsy Babies
Fri, Jun 12, 10:00 am

Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club
Tue, Jun 16, 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.
Ocean Explorers: Deep encounters
Wed, Jun 17, 3:00 pm

Learn about amazing deep-sea creatures that live far beneath the ocean surface with fun facts and activities. Ages 5-8.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Heroes in Archaeology
Thu, Jun 18, 3:00 pm

Join us for a reading of "The Misadventures of Sandy Trowels," by Sarah Nohe and Rose Gualtieri. Hands-on archaeology activities to follow. Presented by the Florida Public Archaeology Network. Ages 6 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Family Film Friday
Fri, Jun 19, 3:00 pm
Big Hero 6 ©Walt Disney Pictures. (102 min.)

Popcorn and a movie for the whole family.

Preregister.
PG
Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Sat, Jun 20, 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with developmental disabilities. All ages.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Fun with Fuse Beads
Mon, Jun 22, 4:00 pm

Make custom keychains and magnets with fuse beads. Ages 8-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club
Tue, Jun 23, 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.
Young Engineers
Wed, Jun 24, 3:00 pm

Build your natural curiosity by creating various structures and tools using everyday products. Ages 5-8.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Awesome Alligators
Thu, Jun 25, 3:00 pm

See a real live alligator! The Daggerwing Nature Center will be here to talk about the American alligator. Ages 5 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Itsy Bitsy Babies
Fri, Jun 26, 10:00 am

Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Superhero Training Academy
Fri, Jun 26, 3:00 pm

Do you have what it takes? Create your superhero identity, master feats of strength, rescue missions, and more in this fun-filled afternoon! Ages 6–10.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Shake it Off! Parachute Play
Mon, Jun 29, 3:00 pm

Grab the parachute for games, music and movement. Ages 5-8.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club
Tue, Jun 30, 4:00 pm

Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Greenacres Branch
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Sat, Jun 06, 3:00 pm

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Family Movie NIght
Tue, Jun 09, 6:00 pm
Super Buddies ©Walt Disney Pictures. (81 min.)

Wear your favorite superhero outfit and enjoy watching the cutest heroes on the planet!

Preregister.
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Fun @ Four
Wed, Jun 10, 4:00 pm
Superhero Training: Test out your extraordinary powers at our superhero training academy. Participants will test their skills with fun activities and arts & craft projects. Upon completion, participants will receive an honorary superhero certificate.

Explore all kinds of heroes this summer through crafts and activities. Ages 6 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Summercise
Fri, Jun 12, 11:00 am

Get up and move! Listen to music as we wiggle, jump, hop and do a stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Tween Scene
Fri, Jun 12, 3:30 pm
Delightfully Delicious Doughnuts: Show off your skills by designing, decorating and detailing a delicious doughnut ... then dive right in! The most delectable will be rewarded, but all will be devoured! All supplies provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Bring your friends, stay cool and have some summer fun. Ages 9-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Animal Crackers Party
Sat, Jun 13, 11:00 am

It's a zoo out there! Enjoy an animal story, games, crafts and animal crackers, of course. Ages 3 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Bilingual Family Story Time
Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Tue, Jun 16, 6:30 pm
Martes, 16 de junio, 6:30 pm

Enjoy bilingual stories, sing songs and get a little crafty. All ages.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano. Todas las edades. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Fun @ Four
Wed, Jun 17, 4:00 pm
Four-Footed Heroes: Animals can be heroes too! Listen to stories about some brave dogs and cats and make a pet friendly craft.

Explore all kinds of heroes this summer through crafts and activities. Ages 6 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Tween Scene
Fri, Jun 19, 3:30 pm
Get Your Game On: Enjoy an afternoon of Wii gaming and card games with your friends. Feeling a little crafty? Bring a clean white t-shirt to tie-dye with Sharpie markers.

Bring your friends, stay cool and have some summer fun. Ages 9-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Super Saturday Story Time
Sat, Jun 20, 11:00 am

Bring your favorite stuffed animal and listen to "Do Super Heroes Have Teddy Bears?" by Carmela LaVigna Coyle. The whole family is invited for stories, puppets and a special Father’s Day craft. All ages.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Fun @ Four
Wed, Jun 24, 4:00 pm
Spidey: Have some Marvel-ous adventures with the Amazing Spider-Man!

Explore all kinds of heroes this summer through crafts and activities. Ages 6 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Movin' & Groovin'
Fri, Jun 26, 11:00 am

Music makes us want to move! Learn some new dance moves and use a variety of instruments and props as we groove to music from Bach to Beach Boys to Pharrell. Ages 5-8.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Tween Scene
Fri, Jun 26, 3:30 pm
“Help Us Star Wars Fans. You’re Our Only Hope": Help us complete our mission to Save Princess Leia, who's trapped inside a hollow planet, and send holocam messages to your friends, charades Star Wars style. Test your Star Wars knowledge with Jedi Archives trivia, and survive the Trash Compacter Dive to retrieve special prizes.

Bring your friends, stay cool and have some summer fun. Ages 9-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Sat, Jun 27, 11:00 am

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Afternoon Movie
Sat, Jun 27, 3:00 pm
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day ©Walt Disney Pictures. (81 min.)
Preregister.
PG
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Art Adventures
Mon, Jun 08, 2:00 pm
Join us as we try our hand at drawing a superhero!

Our theme this summer is superheros, so let's create a cool and special one! Ages 6-12.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Books & Beyond
Tue, Jun 09, 2:00 pm
We will be discussing "Charlotte’s Web," by E.B. White. Pick up the book at the Youth Services Desk starting Mon, May 11.

Enjoy activities, games and fun times with friends. Grades 4-6.

(45 min.)
Preregister.
LEGO® Club
Thu, Jun 11, 2:00 pm
Kick off the Summer Reading Program by building our favorite superhero.

Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Friday Movie Matinee
Fri, Jun 12, 2:00 pm
Big Hero 6 ©Walt Disney Pictures. (102 min.)

Everyone is invited to meet a big ole marshmallow of a hero. Refreshments provided. Ages 7 & up.

Preregister.
PG
Bubble Dance Party
Sat, Jun 13, 10:00 am

It's time to get down and boogie...with bubbles! There will be bubble wrap on the floor and bubbles in the air as we dance to some of your favorite tunes. So, put on your dancing shoes and dance the morning away. Ages 2-5.

(60 min.) Preregister.
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Tue, Jun 16, 10:00 am

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Books & Beyond
Tue, Jun 16, 2:00 pm
"Charlotte's Web."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(94 min.)
Today is the beyond portion of our Summer Book Club. We will watch and discuss the movie.

Enjoy activities, games and fun times with friends. Grades 4-6.

(2 hr.)
Preregister.
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Tweens: Sharpie Tie-Dye
Wed, Jun 17, 2:00 pm

Did you know that you can make beautiful tie-dye with just sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol? Please bring a plain white t-shirt, pillowcase, socks or whatever you wish to cover in tie-dye. Ages 9-11.

(45 min.) Preregister.
LEGO® Club
Thu, Jun 18, 2:00 pm
Bridge Building Contest.

Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Mr. Tom's Surfing Essentials
Fri, Jun 19, 2:00 pm

Our local surfing expert will be here to show us the basics of getting up on a board, talk about local surfing contests, and how to protect our beach playground for the future. We'll also have a surfing craft to take home. Ages 5 & up.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Dad's Special Day Story Time
Sat, Jun 20, 10:00 am

Father's Day is almost here which means it's time to have some stories, a game and a craft that's all about the special guy in our life. Ages 5 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Art Adventures
Mon, Jun 22, 2:00 pm
Try our hand at making a 3-D superhero! When we're done we'll attach our hero to our special Summer Reading Program Bulletin Board, so anyone passing will be impressed with our creations.

Our theme this summer is superheros, so let's create a cool and special one! Ages 6-12.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Books & Beyond
Tue, Jun 23, 2:00 pm
We will be discussing “The Invention of Hugo Cabret,” by Brian Selznick. Grades 3-5.

Enjoy activities, games and fun times with friends. Grades 4-6.

(45 min.)
Preregister.
LEGO® Club
Thu, Jun 25, 2:00 pm
Beach or Ocean.

Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Fri, Jun 26, 2:00 pm

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Books & Beyond
Tue, Jun 30, 2:00 pm
"Hugo."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(125 min.)
Today is the beyond portion of our Summer Book Club. We will watch and discuss the movie.

Enjoy activities, games and fun times with friends. Grades 4-6.

Preregister.
PG
Jupiter Branch
American Girl: Meet Samantha
Mon, Jun 08, 1:00 pm

If you love reading about the American Girls, our American Girl Club is for you! Join us for crafts, games or other activities inspired by the American Girls and the times in which they lived. Grades 1-5.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Magic Tree House Book Club
Tue, Jun 09, 11:15 am
“Night of the Ninjas,” by Mary Pope Osborne.

Travel with Jack and Annie on magical adventures through space and time. Share your thoughts about the featured title, play a fun game, and make a related craft. Grades 2-5.

(60 min.) Preregister.
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Wed, Jun 10, 10:30 am

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Harry Potter Summer School for Muggles
Wed, Jun 10, 3:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to go to Hogwarts? Join us for this ministry-sanctioned distance-learning summer semester of Hogwarts featuring care of magical creatures, potions, flying and more! Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister beginning Wed, May 27.

Crochet Club for Children
Thu, Jun 11, 3:30 pm

Ongoing crochet club for all skill levels. Bring your hook and your favorite yarn and socialize while learning basic stitches or working on current projects. Ages 9 & up. Limit 10.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Summer Cinema
Sat, Jun 13, 10:30 am
"Big Hero 6."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(102 min.)

Popcorn and a movie for the whole family. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

(102 min.) Preregister.
PG
Block Party: LEGO® Bricks
Sun, Jun 14, 1:00 pm

Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Wed, Jun 17, 10:30 am

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Harry Potter Summer School for Muggles
Wed, Jun 17, 3:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to go to Hogwarts? Join us for this ministry-sanctioned distance-learning summer semester of Hogwarts featuring care of magical creatures, potions, flying and more! Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister beginning Wed, May 27.

Young Writer's Workshop
Fri, Jun 19, 3:30 pm

Are you a writer at heart? Join us for a chance to play around with projects designed to add sparkle to your stories, poetry and journal entries. Ages 8-12. Limit 10.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Block Party: LEGO® Bricks
Sat, Jun 20, 11:00 am

Get creative and have fun building with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Magic Tree House Book Club
Tue, Jun 23, 11:15 am
“Day of the Dragon King,” by Mary Pope Osborne.

Travel with Jack and Annie on magical adventures through space and time. Share your thoughts about the featured title, play a fun game, and make a related craft. Grades 2-5.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Abstract Animal Art
Tue, Jun 23, 2:30 pm

Join us as we celebrate all our animal friends with amusing books, great songs, and a wonderful animal cut out collage you can design and decorate! Ages 3-6.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Harry Potter Summer School for Muggles
Wed, Jun 24, 3:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to go to Hogwarts? Join us for this ministry-sanctioned distance-learning summer semester of Hogwarts featuring care of magical creatures, potions, flying and more! Ages 8-12. (60 min.) Preregister beginning Wed, May 27.

Cut It Out!
Thu, Jun 25, 3:30 pm

Practice your scissor-cutting skills and make art using the shapes that you create. Child scissors will be provided. Ages 4-7.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Summer Cinema
Sat, Jun 27, 10:30 am
"The LEGO® Movie."
©‎Warner Bros.
(101 min.)

Popcorn and a movie for the whole family. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

(102 min.) Preregister.
PG
Lantana Road Branch
LEGO® Club
Fri, May 29, 4:00 pm

Bring your imagination and create something! Ages 6-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
"The Bookstore Mouse" Book Club
Sun, May 31, 2:00 pm

Join us at the end of the month for a book club on "The Bookstore Mouse," by Peggy Christian. We will have discussions, a craft and a treat. Copies of the book will be available at the children's desk for check out at the beginning of the month. This book has a Lexile Level of 810. Grades 3-6.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Superhero Camp
Mon, Jun 01, 3:30 pm
Become a Superhero. Make masks and webs, and have photo opportunities for parents.

Join us for a four-week superhero camp! Each week we will explore a different aspect of the world of superheroes. Ages 6 & up.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Edible Finger Painting for Toddlers
Tue, Jun 02, 10:30 am

Let your toddler explore textures and tastes as they finger paint with pudding. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Animals are Heroes Too!
Thu, Jun 04, 3:30 pm

Animals are heroes too! Join us for a story time that celebrates these amazing creatures and make a special craft. Ages 4 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Art for Tots
Fri, Jun 05, 11:00 am

Join us for this four-week session where we'll explore different techniques to create beautiful artworks. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-5.

(90 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club for Kids
Fri, Jun 05, 3:30 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Chess Club meets weekly in the summer. Players of all levels welcome. Ages 8-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Family Chess Tournament
Sat, Jun 06, 1:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of a family chess tournament. Chess sets provided. All ages.

(3 hr.) Preregister.
Superhero Camp
Mon, Jun 08, 3:30 pm
Real Life Superhero Day. Do you know somebody that is a real-life superhero? Let's find out more!

Join us for a four-week superhero camp! Each week we will explore a different aspect of the world of superheroes. Ages 6 & up.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Rescue Heroes!
Tue, Jun 09, 10:00 am

Meet some heroes from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Discuss fire safety and take a tour of the fire truck. All ages.

(60 min.) Preregister.
The Hero in Every One of Us
Thu, Jun 11, 2:00 pm

Every man, woman and child has the potential to be a hero. Join us for a special story time that highlights all the ways you can be a hero too! Craft-making is included. Ages 4 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Art for Tots
Fri, Jun 12, 11:00 am

Join us for this four-week session where we'll explore different techniques to create beautiful artworks. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-5.

(90 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club for Kids
Fri, Jun 12, 3:30 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Chess Club meets weekly in the summer. Players of all levels welcome. Ages 8-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Summer is For Watercolors!
Sat, Jun 13, 11:00 am

Watercolor fans are welcome to create a very special art piece. Materials provided. Ages 2 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Sat, Jun 13, 2:30 pm

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Superhero Camp
Mon, Jun 15, 3:30 pm
Makers and Creators. Bring your superhero imagination to make stuff.

Join us for a four-week superhero camp! Each week we will explore a different aspect of the world of superheroes. Ages 6 & up.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Art for Tots
Fri, Jun 19, 11:00 am

Join us for this four-week session where we'll explore different techniques to create beautiful artworks. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-5.

(90 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club for Kids
Fri, Jun 19, 3:30 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Chess Club meets weekly in the summer. Players of all levels welcome. Ages 8-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Superhero Father's Day
Sun, Jun 21, 2:30 pm

Make a superhero gift for your superhero dad! Ages 5 & up.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Superhero Camp
Mon, Jun 22, 3:30 pm
Obstacle Course and Spy Day!

Join us for a four-week superhero camp! Each week we will explore a different aspect of the world of superheroes. Ages 6 & up.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Art for Tots
Fri, Jun 26, 11:00 am

Join us for this four-week session where we'll explore different techniques to create beautiful artworks. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-5.

(90 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club for Kids
Fri, Jun 26, 3:30 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Chess Club meets weekly in the summer. Players of all levels welcome. Ages 8-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
LEGO® Club
Sat, Jun 27, 11:00 am

Bring your imagination and build something cool. This month, let's see who can build the tallest tower! Ages 6 & up.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Sat, Jun 27, 2:30 pm

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Superhero Diorama
Sun, Jun 28, 2:30 pm

Recycle a shoe box to make your own superhero action scene. Ages 8 & up.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Fireworks Safety
Mon, Jun 29, 2:00 pm

Join Fire Safety Specialist Jeff Heinz as he talks about being safe around fireworks. Let's be safe this 4th! All ages.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Move It!
Tue, Jun 30, 3:00 pm

Come back for another hour of fun games and activities! Jump rope, hula hoops, tag and more! Ages 4 & up.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Loula V. York Branch
Hip, Hip, Hooray for Summer!
Tue, Jun 02, 10:00 am

Summer stories, music and creative activities for our youngest patrons and their parents. Ages 2-4.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Community Summer Reading Celebration!
Sat, Jun 06, 11:00 am

Join us on the lawn for a community celebration of summer reading! Enjoy stories, games, music, arts and crafts, facepainting, refreshments and more! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. All ages.

(2 hr.) Preregister.
Suzy Hammer as All American Sue
Tue, Jun 09, 10:00 am

All American Sue shares songs, magic and stories of real American heroes from yesterday and today, packed with fun and audience participation. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Parent Power Hours!
Wed, Jun 10, 5:30 pm

Parents of children who will be entering first, second or third grade are invited for informal discussions with reading coaches. Activities for children ages 3 & up will be provided during the parents' meeting. Space is limited. Registration is required through Bridges of Pahokee.

(60 min.)
Camp LVY!
Thu, Jun 11, 2:00 pm

Heroes in the making will enjoy stories and creative activities that celebrate real life heroes! Ages 6-11.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Reading Heroes!
Sat, Jun 13, 1:00 pm

Conquer the Summer Reading Slide! Once a week, children practice their reading skills with teen Summer Reading Heroes. Applications may be picked up at the Youth Services desk. Grades K-5.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Camp LVY!
Tue, Jun 16, 10:00 am

Heroes in the making will enjoy stories and creative activities that celebrate real life heroes! Ages 6-11.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Camp LVY!
Tue, Jun 16, 2:00 pm

Heroes in the making will enjoy stories and creative activities that celebrate real life heroes! Ages 6-11.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Parent Power Hours!
Wed, Jun 17, 5:30 pm

Parents of children who will be entering first, second or third grade are invited for informal discussions with reading coaches. Activities for children ages 3 & up will be provided during the parents' meeting. Space is limited. Registration is required through Bridges of Pahokee.

(60 min.)
Camp LVY!
Thu, Jun 18, 2:00 pm

Heroes in the making will enjoy stories and creative activities that celebrate real life heroes! Ages 6-11.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Thu, Jun 18, 2:00 pm

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Reading Heroes!
Sat, Jun 20, 1:00 pm

Conquer the Summer Reading Slide! Once a week, children practice their reading skills with teen Summer Reading Heroes. Applications may be picked up at the Youth Services desk. Grades K-5.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Camp LVY!
Tue, Jun 23, 10:00 am

Heroes in the making will enjoy stories and creative activities that celebrate real life heroes! Ages 6-11.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Parent Power Hours!
Wed, Jun 24, 5:30 pm

Parents of children who will be entering first, second or third grade are invited for informal discussions with reading coaches. Activities for children ages 3 & up will be provided during the parents' meeting. Space is limited. Registration is required through Bridges of Pahokee.

(60 min.)
Camp LVY!
Thu, Jun 25, 3:00 pm

Heroes in the making will enjoy stories and creative activities that celebrate real life heroes! Ages 6-11.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Reading Heroes!
Sat, Jun 27, 1:00 pm

Conquer the Summer Reading Slide! Once a week, children practice their reading skills with teen Summer Reading Heroes. Applications may be picked up at the Youth Services desk. Grades K-5.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Camp LVY!
Tue, Jun 30, 10:00 am

Heroes in the making will enjoy stories and creative activities that celebrate real life heroes! Ages 6-11.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Camp LVY!
Tue, Jun 30, 3:00 pm

Heroes in the making will enjoy stories and creative activities that celebrate real life heroes! Ages 6-11.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Main Library
Big Nate: Game On!
Fri, May 29, 3:30 pm

All "Big Nate" fans won’t want to miss out on all of the fun! Enjoy games and a special project all about the “big” man himself: Nate! Ages 7-11.

(45 min.) Preregister.
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Fri, Jun 05, 3:00 pm

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Geography Club
Thu, Jun 11, 3:00 pm
Oklahoma, the 20th-largest state.

Our journey across the United States is winding down. Don't miss a single state! Ages 7-9. Limit 20.

(60 min.) Preregister.
It's Flag Day
Mon, Jun 15, 2:00 pm

Listen to stories about our American Flag's rich heritage and make your very own flag! Ages 4-6.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Find Your Inner Superhero
Wed, Jun 17, 3:00 pm

Use tips from Kid President's "Guide to Being Awesome" to find the superhero that lives in us all. Be prepared for crafts, games and to help answer the question, "What would make the world a better place?" Ages 8-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Juneteenth: More Than a Celebration
Fri, Jun 19, 1:00 pm

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the original Juneteenth celebration - the annual, nationwide celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States - with stories, songs and a craft. All ages.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Father's Day
Fri, Jun 19, 2:00 pm

Is your dad climbing a mountain? Is he the captain of family adventures, or the king of bedtime stories? If your dad is the best in the world, and he probably is, celebrate Father's Day by bringing him to story time and create a cool craft! Ages 4-8.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Heroes in Training
Mon, Jun 22, 3:00 pm

Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Join us for an afternoon of fun where your skills will be put to the test with a variety of games, obstacle courses and crafts. Ages 7-12.

(90 min.) Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Wed, Jun 24, 3:30 pm

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Geography Club
Thu, Jun 25, 3:00 pm
Texas, the Lone Star state.

Our journey across the United States is winding down. Don't miss a single state! Ages 7-9. Limit 20.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Meet a Community Hero: Firefighter
Mon, Jun 29, 11:00 am

Every hero has a story! Meet your local community heroes from police, fire and military – vehicles included! All ages.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Suzy Hammer as All American Sue
Sat, Jun 06, 11:00 am

All American Sue shares songs, magic and stories of real American heroes from yesterday and today, packed with fun and audience participation. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Superhero Kickoff After-Party Fun
Sat, Jun 06, 12:00 pm

Join us as the superhero fun continues with activities and photo opportunities. All ages.

(30 min.)
Sheriff's Mounted Patrol
Wed, Jun 10, 12:00 pm

See a horse and learn how the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Mounted Patrol protects our community while on horseback. All ages.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Elephant and Piggie Lovers Unite!
Sat, Jun 13, 10:30 am

Dress up in pink or gray to represent your favorite character, as you listen to stories and make a craft featuring Elephant and Piggie. Ages 6-9.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Happy Father's Day
Tue, Jun 16, 3:00 pm

Listen to stories about how super dads are and make a special craft to give dad on Father's Day. Ages 5-8.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Little LEGO® Builders
Fri, Jun 19, 10:30 am

Come with your friends, listen to a story, and create a masterpiece using LEGO® DUPLO® bricks. Ages 2-5.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Elephant and Piggie Lovers Unite!
Sat, Jun 20, 10:30 am

Dress up in pink or gray to represent your favorite character, as you listen to stories and make a craft featuring Elephant and Piggie. Ages 6-9.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Wed, Jun 24, 10:30 am

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Elephant and Piggie Lovers Unite!
Sat, Jun 27, 10:30 am

Dress up in pink or gray to represent your favorite character, as you listen to stories and make a craft featuring Elephant and Piggie. Ages 6-9.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Kids Wii U Gaming
Fri, May 29, 3:30 pm

Game on! Challenge yourself and your friends by playing some of your favorite Wii games on our new Wii U! Ages 7-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Superheroes Cinema
Tue, Jun 09, 2:00 pm
"Despicable Me."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(119 min.)

Beat the summer heat and watch a cool movie based on our Summer Reading Program theme “Every Hero Has a Story.” Ages 8 & up.

Preregister.
PG
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Wed, Jun 10, 2:30 pm

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Fri, Jun 12, 10:30 am

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Bookercise: Move, Dance, Wiggle & Shake
Sat, Jun 13, 10:30 am

Enjoy wiggling and shaking to music while using scarves, egg shakers and other instruments all in the name of reading readiness. Ages 2-6.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Superhero Bookmarks
Mon, Jun 15, 2:00 pm

Superheroes read just like we do, so why not design a special bookmark for your favorite superhero? Create bookmarks using superhero logos and images. Supplies provided. Ages 7-11.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Create Your Own Superhero Comic Book
Tue, Jun 16, 2:00 pm

Make your superhero come to life in the pages of your very own comic book! You will be given a template to create an original comic. Learn how to develop a story, draw your own illustrations, and put it all together to take home. Supplies provided. Ages 7-11.

(60 min.) Preregister.
The “Under Construction” LEGO® Crew
Wed, Jun 17, 2:30 pm

Use our LEGO® to make your own fantastic creations! Work by yourself or as a team to bring our building challenges to life. Show us the kind of builder you really are! Ages 7-12.

(45 min.) Preregister.
DIY Superhero Cases
Fri, Jun 19, 2:00 pm

Make a purse, pencil holder, jewelry box or whatever you want to out of recycled VHS cases and superhero-related decorations. Supplies provided. Ages 10-17.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Pajamarama Story Time: Amazing Ladybugs!
Mon, Jun 22, 6:30 pm

What’s that flying in the air? Is it a bird, a plane … no, it’s a ladybug! Listen to fun stories and sing silly songs about ladybugs. Make a fun craft to bring home, too! Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6 plus siblings.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Superheroes Cinema
Tue, Jun 23, 2:00 pm
"The LEGO® Movie."
©‎Warner Bros.
(101 min.)

Beat the summer heat and watch a cool movie based on our Summer Reading Program theme “Every Hero Has a Story.” Ages 8 & up.

Preregister.
PG
Heroes Among Us: Officer Luis Ledbetter and K-9 Bandit
Wed, Jun 24, 2:00 pm

Meet Officer Ledbetter and his special partner, Bandit the Bloodhound. Learn how our community’s police officers and their working dogs are everyday heroes! All ages.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Superheroes Take Flight!
Wed, Jun 24, 3:30 pm

Create a superhero character and then watch them fly! Use common household materials to launch your superheroes into the air. Materials provided. Ages 9-14.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Ultimate Hero Craft Extravaganza
Sat, Jun 27, 10:30 am

Our Craft Closet will be cracked open again so that you can transform yourselves into the ULTIMATE HERO! Make a hat, cape, shield or whatever else you need to become any kind of hero you want to be. All materials provided. Ages 2 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Reading Heroes Book Discussion
Mon, Jun 29, 2:30 pm

Heroes, villains and Greek gods abound in the book "Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief," by Rick Riordan. Check out a copy of the book at preregistration. Participants will be eligible to win an "epic" prize at the book discussion. Snacks provided. Grades 4-6. Limited 12. (45 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jun 08.

Tequesta Branch
Suzy Hammer as All American Sue
Mon, Jun 08, 2:00 pm

All American Sue shares songs, magic and stories of real American heroes from yesterday and today, packed with fun and audience participation. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Fri, Jun 19, 11:00 am

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Wellington Branch
Game Day
Tue, Jun 02, 3:00 pm

Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24.

(90 min.)
Movie Matinee
Thu, Jun 04, 3:00 pm
"Inspector Gadget."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(80 min.)
PG
Movie Matinee
Fri, Jun 05, 2:30 pm
"Hercules."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(95 min.)
G
The Magic of the Amazing Mr. A
Mon, Jun 08, 2:30 pm

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Art Club
Mon, Jun 08, 3:00 pm

Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20.

(45 min.)
Root Vegetable Printing
Wed, Jun 10, 3:30 pm

Create unique art using different root vegetables. Dress to get messy. Ages 5-10. Limit 25.

(45 min.)
Movie Matinee
Thu, Jun 11, 2:30 pm
"Spy Kids."
©‎Miramax.
(88 min.)
PG
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Fri, Jun 12, 2:30 pm

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Movie Matinee
Mon, Jun 15, 2:30 pm
"Big Hero 6."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(102 min.)
PG
Superhero Cuffs
Wed, Jun 17, 3:00 pm

Design and decorate your own set of superhero wrist cuffs. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20.

(45 min.)
Create Your Own Superhero
Thu, Jun 18, 2:30 pm

What if you could create a brand new superhero? Let's do that! Listen to stories, then use your imagination to create a never before seen superhero. What super powers would they have? What would you name this new crime fighter? Design your super cool defender's costume, then take your hero home for new adventures. Ages 5-10. Limit 25.

(60 min.)
Farmin' Friends
Fri, Jun 19, 11:00 am

Cows, pigs, sheep, oh my! Join us for stories, songs and a craft featuring our favorite farm friends. Ages 2-6. Limit 40.

(45 min.)
Father's Day Story Time
Fri, Jun 19, 3:00 pm

Hear stories about dad and make your own gift to give him on his big day! Ages 2-6. Limit 40.

(45 min.)
LEGO® Bricks
Mon, Jun 22, 3:00 pm

Create vehicles or buildings out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6 & up. Limit 25.

(45 min.)
Movie Matinee
Tue, Jun 23, 2:30 pm
"Brave."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(93 min.)
PG
Not Your Grandma's Bingo
Wed, Jun 24, 3:30 pm

This isn't your grandma's boring bingo night. Create your own card, and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 25.

(40 min.)
Movie Matinee
Fri, Jun 26, 2:30 pm
"Tangled."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(100 min.)
PG
Super Robot Adventures
Mon, Jun 29, 3:00 pm

Love robots? We do too! Join us for robot adventure stories, book talks, and a super robot craft. Ages 5-10. Limit 50.

(45 min.)
West Boca Branch
LEGO®
Sat, May 30, 10:30 am

Show off your building skills. Use our bricks and share your creations with the group. Ages 5-10. Space is limited.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Suzy Hammer as All American Sue
Fri, Jun 05, 3:00 pm

All American Sue shares songs, magic and stories of real American heroes from yesterday and today, packed with fun and audience participation. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Saturday Toddler Time
Sat, Jun 06, 10:30 am

Listen to a story or two. We'll also dance and sing to fun songs and finger plays. Ages 1-2.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Young Artists: Clay Day
Wed, Jun 10, 2:30 pm

A short discussion of the art of sculpture will be followed by a time of creative fun using brightly colored air dry sculpting clay. Grade 3-6.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Thu, Jun 11, 3:00 pm

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Minecraft Mania
Wed, Jun 17, 2:30 pm

Gather with other Minecraft enthusiasts. Bring your device and challenge other players. Minecraft themed activity pages also available. Ages 7 & up.

(90 min.) Preregister.
Héroes a Nuestro Alrededor (Heroes All Around, in Spanish)
Thu, Jun 18, 3:30 pm

Ven a la biblioteca e inspírate en historias de personas hispanas que han hecho una diferencia en su comunidad. También habrá juegos y una linda manualidad. Edades 5 en adelante.

(45 min.)
Celebration of Fathers
Sat, Jun 20, 10:30 am

Children, bring your dad and come for a fun time of stories and activities all in honor of our loving fathers. Ages 3 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Father & Child Craft-N-Snack
Sat, Jun 20, 2:30 pm

Ccome for a fun time of bonding while painting plaster cast creatures together to celebrate Father's Day. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Grades 3-6.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Bouncing Babies
Mon, Jun 22, 10:30 am

Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and finger plays. Ages 3-12 mos.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Young Artists: CrissCross Pen Art
Mon, Jun 22, 3:30 pm

A short discussion of pop art will be followed by a time to create works of art using basic shapes and crisscross lines. Add colored markers and your own creativity and go home with a piece you'll want to display. Grades 3-6.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Superhero Training Camp
Wed, Jun 24, 2:30 pm

Create a superhero identity, craft and tackle heroic activities as you discover your inner superhero. Costumes and cameras welcome. Grades K-5.

(90 min.) Preregister.
LEGO®
Fri, Jun 26, 3:00 pm

Show off your building skills. Use our bricks and share your creations with the group. Ages 5-10. Space is limited.

(60 min.) Preregister.
West Boynton Branch
Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Jun 03, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club
Wed, Jun 03, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Sat, Jun 06, 11:00 am

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Superhero Caped Crusaders!
Sat, Jun 06, 1:00 pm

Calling all superheroes to the Summer Reading Kickoff event! Design your very own superhero cape with cool designs and parade with us like a "superman" or "wonder kid!" Ages 3 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Stitch N Time Club
Mon, Jun 08, 2:30 pm

Chat, knit and create fun projects of your own imagination. Space is limited.

(90 min.) Preregister.
NightTime Story Time
Mon, Jun 08, 6:00 pm

Make a date to participate in the monthly nighttime story time. Ages 3 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Origami Yoda Book Pages
Tue, Jun 09, 2:00 pm

Star Wars and origami enthusiasts discuss your favorite characters, activities and origami puppets! Ages 8-12.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Jun 10, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club
Wed, Jun 10, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Toddlers Read & Play
Fri, Jun 12, 10:15 am

Start with stories and songs. Take a short break, then return to play. Ages 18-30 mos.

(90 min.) Preregister.
Celebrate Father’s Day: My Dad, My Hero!
Mon, Jun 15, 11:00 am

Do you have a super dad that you really love? Surprise him with a gift! Ages 3-5.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Stitch N Time Club
Mon, Jun 15, 2:30 pm

Chat, knit and create fun projects of your own imagination. Space is limited.

(90 min.) Preregister.
Celebrate Father’s Day: My Dad, Super Dad!
Mon, Jun 15, 4:00 pm

Share your super dad’s story on this special occasion. Make a surprise gift! Ages 4-7.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Jun 17, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club
Wed, Jun 17, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
No Pet Peeve
Fri, Jun 19, 1:00 pm

Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control presents an interactive presentation about responsible pet care, including a puppet show and a question and answer session. Ages 3 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Block Party: LEGO® Bricks
Fri, Jun 19, 10:15 pm

Builders create superhero vehicles and animals out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-10.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Make & Take Crafts
Sat, Apr 11, 11:00 am

Try your hand at a variety of projects for crafty kids to create and enjoy. Ages 3-8. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Stitch N Time Club
Mon, Jun 22, 2:30 pm

Chat, knit and create fun projects of your own imagination. Space is limited.

(90 min.) Preregister.
Origami Yoda Book Pages
Tue, Jun 23, 2:00 pm

Star Wars and origami enthusiasts discuss your favorite characters, activities and origami puppets! Ages 8-12.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Jun 24, 3:00 pm

Discover the basics of chess with an award-winning instructor. Ages 8-12.

(30 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club
Wed, Jun 24, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12.

(60 min.) Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Fri, Jun 26, 10:30 am

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Splash Good Time
Fri, Jun 26, 1:30 pm

The Drowning Prevention Coalition teaches you how to make swimming and playing in the water safe and fun! Go home with surprises. Ages 3 & up.

(45 min.) Preregister.
Stitch N Time Club
Mon, Jun 29, 2:30 pm

Chat, knit and create fun projects of your own imagination. Space is limited.

(90 min.) Preregister.