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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-06-23
E.g., 2015-06-23
Adult Program
"Serial" Podcast & Discussion
West Boca Branch
Tue, May 26, 10:30 am
Episode 6: The Case Against Adnan Syed. Episode 7: The Opposite of the Prosecution.
From the creators of "This American Life," this popular podcast depicts a true crime story in multiple episodes. Discuss the evidence as presented in each episode by investigative journalist and host Sarah Koenig.
(2 hr.)
The Great Courses® Great Masters: Beethoven – His Life and Music
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, May 26, 12:30 pm
Lecture 7: The Heroic Ideal. Lecture 8: Two Concerts, 1808 and 1824.
Ludwig van Beethoven was one of the most prolific and inspiring forces in the history of music. Learn about the great musician's life in a social, political and cultural context. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, May 26, 1:00 pm
Call to make an appointment and ask questions about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member.
(30 min.)
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 26, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, May 26, 1:00 pm
Adobe Acrobat Pro.
Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited.
(30 min.)
Book-a-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 26, 2:00 pm
Personal attention in a 60-minute, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call 561-996-3453 to make an appointment.
(60 min.)
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 26, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry.
(75 min.)
Pre-Pub Book Club
West Boca Branch
Tue, May 26, 2:00 pm
Ever wished that you could get your hands on a book before it hits the library's shelf? A Pre-Pub is an advance copy of a book that is not quite ready for publication. Read new fiction and nonfiction books 2-3 months before publication!
(90 min.)
Breast Cancer Awareness
West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 26, 2:00 pm
Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, May 26, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required.
(90 min.)
Writer's Therapy
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 26, 5:30 pm
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.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, May 26, 6:30 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, Magic and more. If you like collectible card games, this is your place to be. Bring your deck, box, or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. All ages.
Preregister. (90 min.)
English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, May 26, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Tropical Rhythms: Salsa
Ritmos Tropicales: Salsa
Main Library
Tue, May 26, 7:15 pm
You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (60 min.)
¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, May 26, 7:15 pm
Salsa.
You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 27, 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 eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons.
(30 min.)
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 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.)
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 27, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 27, 2:00 pm
Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Players of all levels welcome.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Let's Play Scrabble!
West Boca Branch
Wed, May 27, 2:00 pm
Join with your neighbors to play this classic word game following the official Scrabble rules. (90 min.)
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 27, 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 eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons.
(30 min.)
Thrilling Quilling: May Flowers
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, May 27, 2:15 pm
Dating from the Renaissance, quilling involves rolling, looping and curling strips of colored paper to make decorative designs. Join us as we learn basic techniques and create fancy scrolled flowers to adorn gift bags or greeting cards. Ages 17 & up.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Water, Water Everyhere: Managing and Protecting South Florida's Water Resources
Gardens Branch
Wed, May 27, 2:30 pm
The South Florida Water Management District is charged with providing regional flood protection and water supply and ecosystem restoration/conservation for 8.1 million people in a 16-county area. Laura Corry from the South Florida Water Management District will discuss the agency's projects and programs to fulfill this mission.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Mental Health Month
Greenacres Branch
Wed, May 27, 2:30 pm
Join the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Palm Beach County for a presentation on the early warning signs of mental illness in children and adolescents.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, May 27, 4:00 pm
Session 2.
Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Apr 27.
Get Crafty: Paper Beads
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, May 27, 5:30 pm
Learn how to turn ordinary paper into something wearable or decorative.
(60 min.)
Couponing 101
Jupiter Branch
Wed, May 27, 6:00 pm
Have you ever wished you could learn how to coupon, but found yourself using excuses like “I don’t have time” or “I’m not organized enough”? Topics will include: where to get coupons and how to use them, organization techniques, tips and benefits from shopping at specific stores in the area, and how to let others do most of the work for you!
Preregister. (90 min.)
Book Discussion: "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail," by Cheryl Strayed
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, May 27, 6:00 pm
Join us in a discussion of Cheryl Strayed’s memoir about her 1,100 mile solo hike on the Pacific Crest Trail that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe and built her back up again. Stop by the information desk to pick up a copy of the book.
(60 min.)
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 27, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Trivia Night
Acreage Branch
Wed, May 27, 7:00 pm
Form a team or compete alone in a stimulating game of trivia. Bragging rights and prizes will be awarded to the winners.
Preregister. (90 min.)
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 28, 10:00 am
Call to make an appointment to learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card.
(45 min.)
Memory Art: Altered Books
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 28, 10:00 am
An altered book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a different one, altering its appearance and/or meaning. Create your own book art collage by adding a drawing or text to a page, rubber-stamping designs, cutting, tearing, or folding pages, and more. Books are supplied, but bring in any special memorabilia that you would like to decorate with such as photographs, greeting cards, postcards, etc. Limit 15. Preregister beginning Mon, Apr 27.
(90 min.)
English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, May 28, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skill set. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.
Pet First Aid and CPR
Jupiter Branch
Thu, May 28, 1:00 pm
Do you know what to do if your pet has an emergency? We will cover some basic first aid, address choking and pet CPR if your pet stops breathing and has no pulse. Bob Smallacombe, a firefighter-paramedic with Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, will talk about how to help your pet in an emergency situation.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, May 28, 1:00 pm
""You've Got Mail."."
©Warner Bros. (116 min.) PG
View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.
Yellow Dot Program
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 28, 2:00 pm
Elyse Weintraub Brown, Community Education Specialist with Palm Beach County Fire Rescue will be discussing "The Yellow Dot Program." This is a program designed to give first responders important medical information if you are in an accident and can’t communicate.
Preregister. (45 min.)
Meet the Author: Sandra Didner
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, May 28, 2:00 pm
Sandra Didner will be discussing her novel, "The Conspiracies of Dreams" and the history that informs the plot and theme. Her novel is based on a true story involving forbidden love, religion and espionage. A question and answer period will follow the presentation. The book will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program. (60 min.) Tickets, two per person, beginning Mon, May 18.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, May 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. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.
Preregister. (30 min.)
Royal Feature Film
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, May 28, 2:00 pm
Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (111 min.)
PG-13
Teens, Tweens and Technology: What Parents Need to Know about Bullying, Mental Health and the Internet
Wellington Branch
Thu, May 28, 6:30 pm
Dr. Elaine Rotenberg, Clinical Director, Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service and Assistant State Attorney Greg Schiller, Internet Crimes Against Children Prosecutor, offer real world insight into bullying: what it is, the warning signs, its effect on mental health and most importantly, what you can do about it.
(90 min.)
Chess Club
Acreage Branch
Thu, May 28, 7:00 pm
All-level chess club for adults, teens and children interested in learning more about and practicing the game of kings. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 6 & up.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Celebrate Haitian Heritage Month Book Festival
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 30, 2:00 pm
In recognition of Haitian Heritage Month join host Bito David, from the School District of PBC Department of Communications and Community Engagement, for a celebration of Haitian authors and literature. Featured authors include Dr. Gerard Ferere, Dr. Diane Allerdyce, Bito David, Dr. Margaret Armand, Margaret Papillon, Jessica Fievre and others.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Nail It!: DIY Nail Art
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 30, 2:15 pm
Learn to make your own nail polish appliqué strips. They're an easy way to get a perfect manicure every time and make it easy to replicate patterns or pictures. All materials provided, but feel free to bring your own. Ages 13 & up.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Immigration 101
Greenacres Branch
Sat, May 30, 2:30 pm
Get your naturalization questions answered by a representative from USCIS (United States Custom and Immigration Service).
Preregister. (90 min.)
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 01, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics.
(60 min.)
Sites of the World's Cultures
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jun 01, 10:00 am
"Venice: The Insatiable City-State."
Watch this acclaimed series filmed on location at the world's most important cultural sites.
(60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Tech Talk: Register for One-on-One Appointments
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 01, 10:00 am
Need help with your computer, eReader or other device? Call or stop by the information desk any time this month to schedule your own session with a techie/librarian. One appointment per month, per person.
(30 min.)
Book-a-Librarian
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Jun 01, 12:00 pm
Do you need help with research? Do you need help with Windows, Internet or email? Call to schedule a personalized hands-on computer session.
(45 min.)
English Exchange
Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Jun 01, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.
English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 01, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Storytelling: I'll Tell You Mine, If You'll Tell Me Yours ...
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jun 01, 4:00 pm
Get together with storytellers Glad McLeod and/or Vera Fried and let's have fun sharing our stories.
(60 min.)
English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jun 01, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

"Serial" Podcast & Discussion
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 02, 10:30 am
Episode 8: The Deal with Jay. Episode 9: To Be Suspected.
From the creators of "This American Life," this popular podcast depicts a true crime story in multiple episodes. Discuss the evidence as presented in each episode by investigative journalist and host Sarah Koenig.
(2 hr.)
"Serial" Podcast & Discussion
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 02, 10:30 am
Episode 8: The Deal with Jay. Episode 9: To Be Suspected.
“Serial,” a popular podcast from the creators of “This American Life,” depicts a nonfiction story in multiple episodes. Discuss the evidence as presented by investigative journalist and host Sarah Koenig.
(2 hr.)
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 02, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Jun 02, 1:00 pm
Start a YouTube vlog.
Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited.
Preregister. (30 min.)
Book-a-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 02, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call 561-996-3453 to make an appointment.
(60 min.)
Hooked on Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 02, 2:00 pm
For all skill levels. Bring a crochet hook.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jun 02, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry.
(75 min.)
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Tue, Jun 02, 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.)
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jun 02, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required.
(90 min.)
Writer’s Critique Workshop
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Jun 02, 5:30 pm
Offer and accept constructive criticism and comments to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere led by library staff.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Jun 02, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jun 03, 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 eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons.
Preregister. (30 min.)
The Great Courses® American Revolution
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 03, 10:00 am
Lecture 1: The Imperial Crisis, 1763-1773. Lecture 2: The Ancient Constitution. Lecture 3: "A Soldier What's Fit for a Soldier." Lecture 4: "How the British Regulars Fired and Fled." Lecture 5: Standoff in Boston, 1775. Lecture 6: Bunker Hill.
The superheroes of American history are featured in this DVD lecture series. Why did 13 colonies, with nothing resembling a unified and trained army and with no navy to speak of, believe they could defeat the most powerful nation? Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jun 03, 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.)
Book-a-Librarian
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Jun 03, 12:00 pm
Do you need help with research? Do you need help with Windows, Internet or email? Call to schedule a personalized hands-on computer session.
(45 min.)
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 03, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Financing Your Small Business
Main Library
Wed, Jun 03, 2:00 pm
Ted Kramer, Certified Business Consultant for Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC), will speak about the issues facing small and medium-sized businesses, and will discuss options to fund your business. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jun 03, 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 eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons.
Preregister. (30 min.)
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 03, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skill set. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.
Balance Class
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 1:00 pm
The Area Agency on Aging will present an interactive workshop designed for seniors who are concerned about falling or have fallen in the past. You will learn how to control your fear of falling, set realistic goals for increasing activity, and learn special exercises for increasing strength, balance and flexibility.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 1:00 pm
"The Green Mile."
©‎Warner Bros.
(188 min.)
View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, perhaps the most likable star of his generation.
R
Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 1:00 pm
""The Green Mile."."
©Warner Bros. (188 min.) R
View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 2:00 pm
Book an appointment for a one-on-one session with a library staff member. Call to find out what you need to bring along with your eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons.
Preregister. (30 min.)
The Great Courses­­® The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 2:30 pm
Lecture 1: Santorini - Impact of Volcanic Eruptions. Lecture 2: Mount Fuji - Sleeping Power. Lecture 3: Galapagos Rift - Wonders of Mid-Ocean Ridges.
This course takes you to the world's most spectacular geological wonders and explains the forces that shaped and formed them. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Meet the Author: Bob Brink
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 2:30 pm
Author Bob Brink will be discussing his latest thriller, “Murder in Palm Beach: The Homicide That Never Died.” This crime thriller follows the events surrounding the murder of a prominent Palm Beach citizen. A book signing will follow.
Preregister. (60 min.)
DemographicsNow
Main Library
Thu, Jun 04, 2:30 pm
Our Business Librarian will show you how to access DemographicsNow, an online database which provides provides access to demographic reports on any geography – or compare multiple geographies – for information including income, housing, race, age, education, retail spending, consumer expenditures, businesses and more. DemographicsNow available from home or office with a library card!
Preregister. (60 min.)
CANCELLED - Writer’s Critique
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 6:30 pm
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti, Regional Director of the Florida Writers' Association, Palm Beach County.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Family Chess Tournament
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jun 06, 1:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of a family chess tournament. Chess sets provided. All ages.
Preregister. (3 hr.)
Adventure to Jurassic Park
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jun 06, 2:00 pm
Jurassic Park ©Universal Pictures. (127 min.) Adventure back to the original film that brought dinosaurs back from extinction. Enjoy snacks and a dinosaur-themed craft, too.
Preregister. PG-13
The British Brass Band Tradition in America
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jun 06, 2:15 pm
Members of the Orchid City Brass Band, South Florida’s premier British-Style Brass Band, will guide a lively discussion of the all-brass band tradition in England and America, complete with musical examples, photos and videos, including a scene or two from the popular film “Brassed Off!”
Preregister. (60 min.)
Sites of the World's Cultures
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 10:00 am
"Machu Picchu and the Legacy of the Incas."
Watch this acclaimed series filmed on location at the world's most important cultural sites.
(60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Writer's Therapy
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 10:00 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.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Book-a-Librarian
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 12:00 pm
Do you need help with research? Do you need help with Windows, Internet or email? Call to schedule a personalized hands-on computer session.
(45 min.)
Request for Quote/Proposal
Gardens Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 1:00 pm
The Small Business Development Center will explain the differences between the RFQ/RFP processes and how to become familiar with the structure of these documents. Learn how to prepare a winning bid response and how to market the firms presence to a variety of organizations on a state, local and federal level.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
English Exchange
Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.
English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Popcorn and a Movie
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 1:30 pm
Into the Woods ©Walt Disney Pictures. (124 min.)
Preregister. PG
Indiana Jones Mondays
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 2:00 pm
"Raiders of the Lost Ark."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(115 min.)
Spend an afternoon revisiting the classic trilogy that created a timeless hero.
Preregister.
PG
Period Pieces in Film
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 2:00 pm
Eilzabeth ©Universal Pictures. (120 min.) View and discuss this British-made historical drama, depicting the rise of young Elizabeth Tudor to Queen of England, a reign of intrigue and betrayals.
(3 hr.) R
The Great Courses® Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 2:30 pm
This DVD series explores the concept that meditation can offer deep and lasting benefits for mental functioning, emotional and physical health as well as general well-being. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Lecture 11: Consuming - Watching What You Eat. Lecture 12: Driving - Staying Awake at the Wheel.
Preregister. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Chess Club for Adults
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required.
Preregister. (60 min.)
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 10:00 am
Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device and a librarian will show you how to borrow the library's eBooks. Call to schedule an appointment.
(30 min.)
"Serial" Podcast & Discussion
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 10:30 am
Episode 10: The Best Defense is a Good Offense. Episode 11: Rumors.
“Serial,” a popular podcast from the creators of “This American Life,” depicts a nonfiction story in multiple episodes. Discuss the evidence as presented by investigative journalist and host Sarah Koenig.
(2 hr.)
"Serial" Podcast & Discussion
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 10:30 am
Episode 10: The Best Defense is a Good Offense. Episode 11: Rumors.
From the creators of "This American Life," this popular podcast depicts a true crime story in multiple episodes. Discuss the evidence as presented in each episode by investigative journalist and host Sarah Koenig.
(2 hr.)
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 1:00 pm
Call to make an appointment and learn about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member.
Preregister. (30 min.)
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Jun 09, 1:00 pm
Recording audio with Audacity.
Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited.
Preregister. (30 min.)
Creative Writing for Beginners
Gardens Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 1:30 pm
Unleash your creativity as your write about your life or any other topic of interest.
Preregister. (75 min.)
Book-a-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 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. Call 561-996-3453 to make an appointment.
(60 min.)
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry.
(75 min.)
Responding to Government Solicitations
Main Library
Tue, Jun 09, 2:00 pm
Jackie Rule, Regional Program Manager Government Contracting at PBSC, will discuss searching for opportunities on the FBO.gov site, as well as providing an overview of the sections in a proposal. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Tue, Jun 09, 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.)
50 Shades of Reading
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 2:00 pm
Hear descriptions about five "shades" (or genres) of reading from the recommendation experts of the West Boca and Jupiter Branch libraries. Genres to be announced. Visit our Facebook page event for more information.
(90 min.)
Belly Dancing All Levels
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 2:00 pm
Dawn Rhys, a certified belly dance instructor, takes you on a four-week series of belly dance lessons. Belly dancers of all levels and abilities will benefit from these lessons. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required.
(90 min.)
Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up.
(2 hr.)
Magic: The Gathering Game Night
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 5:30 pm
Looking for a place to play Magic: The Gathering? Come play and meet other players for a regularly-scheduled monthly event. The meetings will be non-DCI-sanctioned and all casual formats are welcome. Bring your own decks.
(2 hr.)
English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Jun 09, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 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 eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons.
Preregister. (30 min.)
The Great Courses® American Revolution
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 10:00 am
Lecture 7: The King, the Conqueror and the Coward. Lecture 8: Conquering Canada, Reconquering Boston. Lecture 9: Common Sense. Lecture 10: An Army Falls in Brooklyn. Lecture 11: "A Glorious Issue." Lecture 12: Joy in Princeton.
The superheroes of American history are featured in this DVD lecture series. Why did 13 colonies, with nothing resembling a unified and trained army and with no navy to speak of, believe they could defeat the most powerful nation? Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 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.)
Book-a-Librarian
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 12:00 pm
Do you need help with research? Do you need help with Windows, Internet or email? Call to schedule a personalized hands-on computer session.
(45 min.)
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Balance Class
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 1:00 pm
The Area Agency on Aging will present an interactive workshop designed for seniors who are concerned about falling or have fallen in the past. You will learn how to control your fear of falling, set realistic goals for increasing activity, and learn special exercises for increasing strength, balance and flexibility.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Let's Play Scrabble!
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 1:00 pm
Play this classic word game for fun, following the official Scrabble rules.
(2.5 hr.)
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 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 eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons.
Preregister. (30 min.)
Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 4:00 pm
Session 3.
Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Apr 27.
Escape the Ordinary: Blind Date with a Book
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 4:30 pm
Select and unveil from a selection of covered books. Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.
(60 min.)
Father's Day Special: Cinema & Craft Night
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 6:30 pm
Liar Liar ©Universal Pictures. (87 min.) Make dad a homemade Father’s Day card while enjoying a ‘dad-centric’ movie. Materials provided.
Preregister. PG-13
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Lean In Circle
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 6:45 pm
A Lean In Circle is a group of women who share and learn together about leadership. For women in particular, having the support of others can make a real difference. New members are welcome.
(2 hr.)
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 10:00 am
Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card.
Preregister. (45 min.)
Identity Theft Basics
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 10:00 am
Kevin Gilpin, Director of the National Crime Stop Program, will present tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of credit or debit card fraud.
Preregister. (60 min.)
CreationStation and Flipster
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 10:30 am
The CreationStation, located at the Main Library, offers many resources, equipment, computers and software to create music, videos, podcasts and much more. Learn how to read magazines online for free using your library card with Flipster.
Preregister. (60 min.)
English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skill set. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.
Family Movie Time
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 1:00 pm
The Hundred Foot Journey ©Dreamworks Pictures. (122 min.)
Preregister. PG
Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 1:30 pm
Discuss Edsel's book recounting the incredible true story of how stolen works of art were recovered from behind enemy lines during WWII. Return on 6/25 to see the film followed by a brief discussion.
In recognition of the liberation of Europe during WWII in June 1944, join us for a book discussion and film viewing of Robert Edsel's book, "The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Theives, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History."
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Book & Film Discussion
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 2:00 pm
Discuss Laura Hillenbrand's book "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption." Return on 6/15 to see the film followed by a brief discussion.
Participate in an inspiring book discussion and film viewing of an incredibly resilient man, Louie Zamperini, who lived through a series of catastrophes and persevered during WWII.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
The Great Courses­­® The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 2:30 pm
Lecture 4: African Rift Valley - Cracks into the Earth. Lecture 5: Erta Ale - Compact Fury of Lava Lakes. Lecture 6: Burgess Shale - Rocks and the Keys to Life.
This course takes you to the world's most spectacular geological wonders and explains the forces that shaped and formed them. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
The Great Courses® Everyday Gourmet: Making Great Meals in Less Time
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Jun 12, 2:00 pm
Lecture 1: Into the Mind of a Chef. Lecture 2: Launching the Day.
Learn how to cook or improve your skills and palate with this six lecture DVD series from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, presented over three weeks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Interesting and Tragic Life of Mark Twain
West Boynton Branch
Fri, Jun 12, 2:00 pm
Dr. Matt Klauza, a professor at Palm Beach State College, will talk about the interesting life of Mark Twain. His name is synonymous with innocence and nostalgia, with painting fences and Mississippi River rafts, with Princes, Paupers, and Connecticut Yankees. However, much more lies behind the man in the white suit, including a darker side.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Comic & Cartooning Workshop
Wellington Branch
Sat, Jun 13, 10:00 am
Join us for a cartooning workshop with nationally syndicated cartoonist, Carlos Castellanos, co-creator of the popular "Baldo" comic strip. Carlos will discuss how he started his career and will guide you in your drawing techniques and create your own graphic novel or comic strip ideas. Ages 12 & up. Limit 30.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jun 13, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided by the Friends of the Library.
(2 hr.)
Genealogy: Where Did You Come From?
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jun 13, 2:00 pm
Ever wondered about your family's history, but not sure where to start your research? This lecture introduces you to one of America's most popular hobbies by exploring the library's genealogy databases.
(60 min.)
Couponing 101: The Basics
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jun 13, 2:30 pm
Learn how to save money on grocery purchases, personal care items and household items using coupons. Websites and Facebook pages will be introduced to help you find coupons from your favorite stores.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Sunday Cinema
Gardens Branch
Sun, Jun 14, 2:00 pm
Into the Woods ©Walt Disney Pictures. (124 min.)
Preregister. PG
Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Jun 14, 2:00 pm
Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.
Preregister.
Sunday Domino Club
Domingo de Dominó
Main Library
Sun, Jun 14, 2:00 pm
Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Domingo, 14 de junio, 2:00 pm ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. Se requiere registrarse.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Musical Performance
West Boynton Branch
Sun, Jun 14, 2:30 pm
From folk tunes to movie themes, the Clarion Handbell Ensemble presents a variety of songs and styles for your listening pleasure.
(45 min.)
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics.
(60 min.)
Sites of the World's Cultures
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 10:00 am
"Lhasa and the Spirit of Tibet."
Watch this acclaimed series filmed on location at the world's most important cultural sites.
(60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Myrna Goldberger - Famous Floridians
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 10:00 am
In this one-woman performance, Myrna Goldberger will discuss and review the lives of some of our most famous citizens. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Escape the Ordinary: Button Bowl
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 12:00 pm
Learn how to make a decorative button bowl with buttons, a balloon and glue.
(2 hr.)
English Exchange
Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.
English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book & Film Discussion
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 1:00 pm
"Unbroken."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(137 min.)
Watch the film adaptation of Hillenbrand's book followed by a brief discussion. Popcorn provided by the Friends of the Library.
Participate in an inspiring book discussion and film viewing of an incredibly resilient man, Louie Zamperini, who lived through a series of catastrophes and persevered during WWII.
(2.5 hr.)
Preregister.
PG-13
Indiana Jones Mondays
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 2:00 pm
"Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(118 min.)
Spend an afternoon revisiting the classic trilogy that created a timeless hero.
Preregister.
PG
New Movie
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 2:00 pm
Theory of Everything ©Focus Features. (123 min.)
PG-13
Art for Adults: Basic Drawing with Charcoal
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 5:30 pm
Learn the essential importance of drawing in charcoal to create classical realistic drawings. One-on-one instruction will enhance the skills of both beginner and advanced students. Limit 25. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 10:00 am
Call to make an appointment and learn about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member.
Preregister. (30 min.)
Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 10:00 am
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online.
(2 hr.)
"Serial" Podcast & Discussion
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 10:30 am
Episode 12: What We Know.
From the creators of "This American Life," this popular podcast depicts a true crime story in multiple episodes. Discuss the evidence as presented in each episode by investigative journalist and host Sarah Koenig.
(2 hr.)
"Serial" Podcast & Discussion
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 10:30 am
Episode 12: What We Know. (The final discussion.)
“Serial,” a popular podcast from the creators of “This American Life,” depicts a nonfiction story in multiple episodes. Discuss the evidence as presented by investigative journalist and host Sarah Koenig.
(2 hr.)
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Jun 16, 1:00 pm
Using a drawing tablet.
Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited.
Preregister. (30 min.)
Book-a-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call 561-996-3453 to make an appointment.
(60 min.)
Staying Safe Online & Protecting Your Identity
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 2:00 pm
Presented by Deputy Sheriff Shawn Mancino, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Crime Prevention Unit. Learn how to protect yourself online in a twenty-first century world. Topics will include email scams, staying safe while shopping online, and tips for protecting your identity.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry.
(75 min.)
Credit Confidence
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 2:00 pm
ClearPoint Credit Counseling will explain how credit can affect your financial life and identify strategies to help you reduce debt and manage your credit over the long term.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Tue, Jun 16, 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.)
Cooking the Books
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 2:00 pm
Read "Food52 Genius Recipes: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook," by Kristen Miglore, Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs. Discuss and share recipes and techniques with foodie/librarian Stacy Alesi. Books available at the information desk.
(60 min.)
Belly Dancing All Levels
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 2:00 pm
Dawn Rhys, a certified belly dance instructor, takes you on a four-week series of belly dance lessons. Belly dancers of all levels and abilities will benefit from these lessons. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Art for Adults: Basic Drawing with Graphite
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 2:15 pm
Learn the essential importance of drawing in graphite to create classical realistic drawings. The instruction is one-on-one and will enhance the skills of both beginner and advanced students. Limit 25. (2 hr.) Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister.
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required.
(90 min.)
Fireworks Safety
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 3:30 pm
Prepare and equip your family with the best of fireworks safety in this winning presentation from our own Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Just in time for the 4th of July. All ages.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Otaku Club
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 4:00 pm
Do you enjoy gaming, watching anime, reading manga or graphic novels, cosplay, or playing role playing card games? Join us in planning future programs for your age group. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 18 & up.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 5:00 pm
Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up.
(2 hr.)
T.T.C. to the Rescue
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 6:00 pm
Facebook: Update your timeline, “like” things, upload pictures, learn how to "friend" someone, and how to hide content from all but your closest connections.
Teen Tech Crew volunteers will guide you through the basics. Library computers will be available or feel free to bring your own laptop or mobile device. An active email account is required to participate. Ages 13 & up.
Preregister. (60 min.)
English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Jun 16, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Tertulia Literaria (Book Discussion, in Spanish: "Old Gringo")
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 6:30 pm
Martes, 16 de junio, 6:30 pm Únase a nosotros para una discusión sobre "Gringo Viejo" de Carlos Fuentes. Las copias están disponibles en el mostrador de Información.
(90 min.)
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 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 eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons.
Preregister. (30 min.)
The Great Courses® American Revolution
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 10:00 am
Lecture 13: "Congress Are Not a Fit Body." Lecture 14: "America Is Not Subdued." Lecture 15: "A Day Famous in the Annals of America." Lecture 16: "Not Yet the Air of Soldiers." Lecture 17: With Washington at Valley Forge. Lecture 18: The Widening War.
The superheroes of American history are featured in this DVD lecture series. Why did 13 colonies, with nothing resembling a unified and trained army and with no navy to speak of, believe they could defeat the most powerful nation? Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 10:30 am
Knit and crochet with expert “blanketeers.” The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit.
(90 min.)
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Balance Class
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 1:00 pm
The Area Agency on Aging will present an interactive workshop designed for seniors who are concerned about falling or have fallen in the past. You will learn how to control your fear of falling, set realistic goals for increasing activity, and learn special exercises for increasing strength, balance and flexibility.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Tech Talk: Cloud Computing 101 (Lecture)
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 2:00 pm
Heard about the cloud, but not quite sure what that means or where it is? Take a look at some common cloud applications and learn how easy and convenient it can be.
(60 min.)
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 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 eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons.
Preregister. (30 min.)
Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 4:00 pm
Session 4.
Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Apr 27.
Socrates Café
Gardens Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 6:30 pm
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads this discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics.
Preregister. (90 min.)
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 10:00 am
Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card.
Preregister. (45 min.)
Freegal: Downloadable Music
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 10:30 am
Learn more about our new service that lets you download music for free using your library card.
Preregister. (60 min.)
English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skill set. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.
Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 1:00 pm
"Captain Phillips."
©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.
(135 min.)
View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, perhaps the most likable star of his generation.
PG-13
Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 1:00 pm
""Captain Phillips."."
©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (135 min.) PG-13
View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.
Contemporary Classics Book Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 2:00 pm
This month's 20th century classic title is "The End of the Affair," by Graham Greene. Pick up a copy at the check-out desk. Limit 25. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jun 01.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 2:00 pm
Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device and a librarian will show you how to borrow the library's eBooks. Call to schedule an appointment.
(30 min.)
Book & Film Discussion
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 2:00 pm
Published in 1960, "To Kill a Mockingbird" was immediately successful and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1961. It has become a classic of modern American literature. Return on 6/23 to see the film followed by a brief discussion.
Participate in a lively book and film discussion of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” by Harper Lee.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Medicare Part D: Prescription Drug Coverage
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 2:00 pm
Navigating the Medicare prescription drug plans can be confusing. Desirae Carter, a specialist from SHINE, Florida Department of Elder Affairs, helps clarify prescription drug benefits, summarize eligibility and enrollment, and discusses how to choose a Medicare drug plan.
Preregister. (90 min.)
The Great Courses­­® The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 2:30 pm
Lecture 7: The Grand Canyon - Earth's Layers. Lecture 8: The Himalayas - Mountains at Earth's Roof. Lecture 9: The Ganges Delta - Earth's Fertile Lands.
This course takes you to the world's most spectacular geological wonders and explains the forces that shaped and formed them. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
General Nutrition: You Are What You Eat
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 2:30 pm
Dr. Eric Pesetsky will discuss general healthy eating habits as well as information geared toward diabetic clients.
Preregister. (60 min.)
The Great Courses® The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 3:00 pm
This DVD lecture series delivers highly visual and instructional lessons in which you’ll learn about and build all the foundational culinary skills you need to turn out delicious and impressive meals. Filmed on location at the Culinary Institute of America’s Greystone campus in Napa Valley, California. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Lecture 6: Frying—Dry-Heat Cooking with Fat. Lecture 11: The Stir-Fry Dance—Dry-Heat Cooking with Fat.
(2 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Tin Can Caddies
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 6:30 pm
Decorate tin cans with fabric, decorative napkins or washi tape. Finish with a sealer and a wire handle with a decorative charm for a finishing touch. Take home a delightfully, decorative group of tin can caddies to beautify your desk, craft space, or simply to adorn your summer patio. Supplies provided.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Life Hacking 101
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 7:00 pm
Life hacks are small ways to make your life easier. Learn tips and tricks to help organize and simplify your life.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jun 19, 11:00 am
We will be discussing "Half of a Yellow Sun," by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Pick up a copy of the book at the information desk.
Preregister. (60 min.)
The Great Courses® Everyday Gourmet: Making Great Meals in Less Time
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Jun 19, 2:00 pm
Lecture 3: One Fresh Thing. Lecture 4: Evolution of a Quick Dish.
Learn how to cook or improve your skills and palate with this six lecture DVD series from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, presented over three weeks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Movies at Main
Main Library
Fri, Jun 19, 2:00 pm
The Judge ©Warner Bros. (142 min.)
R
Fireworks Safety
Tequesta Branch
Fri, Jun 19, 2:30 pm
Tequesta Fire Department will explain fireworks safety. Get a close look at a big fire engine, depending on truck availability.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Presidents in Florida
West Boynton Branch
Fri, Jun 19, 3:30 pm
The 2016 Presidential campaign is already underway and Florida may have two major candidates this year. Florida Historian Dr. Jim Clark will discuss the history of presidential politics in Florida, and will take your questions. A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (60 min.)
The Craft of Writing: Mechanics of a Manuscript
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 10:00 am
In the latest installment of this writer's workshop series, join members of the Royal Palm Beach Critique Group as they lead a discussion on tips for formatting your manuscript, creating a professional document, and identifying simple obstacles that can distract from transparent writing. Bring pen and paper, and anticipate opportunities for audience participation.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Adult Book Discussion
Loula V. York Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 11:00 am
"The Pleasure Trap," by Niobia Bryant.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Board Game Day
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. All ages.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Movie Matinee
Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
Swing Kids ©Walt Disney Pictures. (112 min.) To acknowledge the birth month of Anne Frank.
Preregister. PG-13
Acoustic Java Jam
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Presidents in Florida
West Boca Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
The 2016 Presidential campaign is already underway and Florida may have two major candidates this year. Florida Historian Dr. Jim Clark will discuss the history of presidential politics in Florida, and will take your questions. A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Naturalization 101
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 3:00 pm
Don Jarrell from the US Citizenship & Immigration Services will present an overview of the eligibility requirements for becoming a United States citizen. Learn the steps to file an application for naturalization and have your questions answered. Informational and study materials will be provided.
Preregister. (90 min.)
25 of the Best 100 Books of 2014
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 10:00 am
Join Stacie Kiner as she discusses 25 of National Public Radio's (NPR) best 100 Books of 2014.
(60 min.)
English Exchange
Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.
English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Meet the Author: Bob Brink
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 2:00 pm
Author Bob Brink will be discussing his latest thriller, “Murder in Palm Beach: The Homicide That Never Died.” This crime thriller follows the events surrounding the murder of a prominent Palm Beach citizen. A book signing will follow.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Creative Lettering: Fonts & Styles
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 2:00 pm
Add personality to any creative memory craft or journal page through handwritten lettering, from addressing and penning letters to writing names on gift tags and place cards. Supplies provided. Limit of 15. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Jun 01.
Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 2:15 pm
Do you need one-on-one computer assistance, guidance with research, or help with your eReader? Call to reserve time with library staff for a hands-on session tailored just for you. Various appointment dates and times available.
(30 min.)
Medicare 101
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 6:00 pm
Join Serving the Health Insurance Needs of the Elderly (SHINE) for an overview and discussion of all Medicare plan options and benefits.
Preregister. (60 min.)
English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Chess Club
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 7:00 pm
All-level chess club for adults, teens and children interested in learning more about and practicing the game of kings. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 6 & up.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 1:00 pm
Call to make an appointment and learn about using Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, email or mousing in an individualized session with a staff member.
Preregister. (30 min.)
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Jun 23, 1:00 pm
Creating iMovie trailers.
Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited.
Preregister. (30 min.)
Book & Film Discussion
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 1:30 pm
"To Kill A Mockingbird."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(129 min.)
See the Oscar-winning film adaptation of Harper Lee's book.
Participate in a lively book and film discussion of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” by Harper Lee.
Preregister.
Not rated.
Book-a-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call 561-996-3453 to make an appointment.
(60 min.)
Super Foods
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 2:00 pm
Super foods may help reduce the risk of certain diseases and may increase overall health. We will discuss several foods that can provide additional health benefits to you if you consume them regularly along with a variety of other foods. Presented by Ada Medina-Solorzano of the Cooperative Extension Palm Beach County/University of Florida.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry.
(75 min.)
Medicare 101
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 2:00 pm
Are you having difficulty understanding your Medicare options and benefits? The Florida Department of Elder Affairs' SHINE will cover the five different parts of Medicare and how to decide between Original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage plan.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Tue, Jun 23, 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.)
Pre-Pub Book Club
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 2:00 pm
Ever wished that you could get your hands on a book before it hits the library's shelf? A Pre-Pub is an advance copy of a book that is not quite ready for publication. Read new fiction and nonfiction books 2-3 months before publication! 
(60 min.)
Belly Dancing All Levels
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 2:00 pm
Dawn Rhys, a certified belly dance instructor, takes you on a four-week series of belly dance lessons. Belly dancers of all levels and abilities will benefit from these lessons. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required.
(90 min.)
Writer's Therapy
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 5:30 pm
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.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Genealogy: An Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 6:00 pm
Find census records, military records and learn how to create a family tree with a demonstration of the popular Ancestry Library Edition database.
Preregister. (90 min.)
English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Jun 23, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Landlord and Tenant Rights
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 6:30 pm
Palm Beach County Bar Association informs you about the residential landlord/tenant relationship including the drafting of the lease, the rights and responsibilities of the landlord and tenant, the Florida statutes concerning the residential landlord/tenant relationship, and court procedures in a landlord/tenant lawsuit.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Tropical Rhythms: Salsa
Ritmos Tropicales: Salsa
Main Library
Tue, Jun 23, 7:15 pm
You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Martes, 23 y 30 de junio, 7:15 pm ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Jun 23, 7:15 pm
Salsa.
You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 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 eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons.
Preregister. (30 min.)
The Great Courses® American Revolution
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 10:00 am
Lecture 19: The French Menace. Lecture 20: Vain Hopes in the Carolinas. Lecture 21: "The Americans Fought Like Demons." Lecture 22: The Reward of Loyalty. Lecture 23: A Sword for General Washington. Lecture 24: "It Is All Over."
The superheroes of American history are featured in this DVD lecture series. Why did 13 colonies, with nothing resembling a unified and trained army and with no navy to speak of, believe they could defeat the most powerful nation? Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 10:30 am
Call to book a time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device.
Preregister. (30 min.)
Knit & Crochet with Project Linus
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 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.)
How to Read Graphic Novels
West Boca Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 11:00 am
Interested in graphic novels, but don't know where to start? This lecture introduces you to the art of reading graphic novels, the history of the genre, and some titles to get you started.
(60 min.)
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 2:00 pm
Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies?
Preregister. (90 min.)
Book-a-Librarian: eBooks
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 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 eReader. Appointment times are Wednesdays between 9:00-11:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm; limited Thursday afternoons.
Preregister. (30 min.)
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Gardens Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 2:30 pm
Call to book a time with staff and learn how to borrow eBooks from the library. Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device.
Preregister. (30 min.)
Myrna Goldberger: Eleanor Roosevelt - Woman of the Century
Gardens Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 2:30 pm
Myrna Goldberger will present her original one act play about Eleanor Roosevelt, who perennially tops the list of most admired first ladies. A tireless crusader for human rights, she joined the United Nations after her husband's death and worked to advance justice for all citizens. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Escape the Ordinary: Movie Night
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 4:00 pm
Last Holiday ©Paramount Pictures. (112 min.) Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
PG-13
Amigurumi: Little Penguin
Jupiter Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 5:30 pm
Join Celeste and Stacey to learn how to create amigurumi. In Japanese, ami means knit or crochet and nuigurumi is stuffed doll. You should have some experience with single crochet stitch. Supplies provided. Bring a size G or F crochet hook if you have one. Ages 12 and up.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 7:00 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, Magic and more. If you like collectible card games, this is your place to be. Bring your deck, box, or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. All ages.
Preregister. (90 min.)
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 10:00 am
Call to make an appointment and learn how to borrow the library's eBooks in an individualized session with a staff member. Bring your eReader, laptop, mobile device or tablet, logins and passwords, and your library card.
Preregister. (45 min.)
English Exchange
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skill set. Seating is limited. Call 561-996-3453 to preregister.
Balance Class
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 1:00 pm
The Area Agency on Aging will present an interactive workshop designed for seniors who are concerned about falling or have fallen in the past. You will learn how to control your fear of falling, set realistic goals for increasing activity, and learn special exercises for increasing strength, balance and flexibility.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 1:00 pm
"Saving Mr. Banks."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(125 min.)
View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, perhaps the most likable star of his generation.
PG-13
Tom Hanks Film Festival
West Boca Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 1:00 pm
""Saving Mr. Banks."."
©Walt Disney Pictures. (125 min.) PG-13
View a variety of films starring Tom Hanks, one of the most likeable stars of his generation.
Book & Film Discussion
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 1:30 pm
"The Monuments Men."
©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.
(118 min.)
Watch the film adaptation of Edsel's book followed by a brief discussion.
In recognition of the liberation of Europe during WWII in June 1944, join us for a book discussion and film viewing of Robert Edsel's book, "The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Theives, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History."
(2.5 hr.)
Preregister.
PG-13
Indie Author: Judy Pokras
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 2:00 pm
This local author will discuss her experimental novel, "Artist Girl's Cambridge Days," and her other works. A question and answer period as well as a book signing will follow.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz
Jupiter Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 2:00 pm
Fedora Horowitz talks about her historical saga, "Jaffa Beach," the story of forbidden love set in the volatile context of the founding of the State of Israel and the accompanying rise of Palestinian longing for a homeland. Book signing to follow.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Fireworks Safety
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 2:00 pm
Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays, however they are potentially unsafe in the hands of consumers causing thousands of burns and eye injuries each year. Learn simple tips to enjoy fireworks safely!
Preregister. (60 min.)
Royal Feature Film
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 2:00 pm
Unbroken ©Universal Pictures. (137 min.)
PG-13
The Great Courses­­® The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 2:30 pm
Lecture 10: The Amazon Basin - Lungs of the Planet. Lecture 11: Iguazu Falls - Thundering Waterfalls. Lecture 12: Mammoth Caves - Worlds Underground.
This course takes you to the world's most spectacular geological wonders and explains the forces that shaped and formed them. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Crafternoon: Paper Mosaics
West Boynton Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 2:30 pm
Create a mosaic using a variety of beautiful scrapbook paper. Make a flower pattern, a “crazy quilt”, or an image of your own design. Materials provided.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Comic Book Club: "The Avengers" Edition
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 7:00 pm
Meet fellow comic book fans to chat about your favorite heroes and villains. This month, the group will focus on all things related to "The Avengers." Enjoy pizza provided by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (90 min.)
The Great Courses® Everyday Gourmet: Making Great Meals in Less Time
Jupiter Branch
Fri, Jun 26, 2:00 pm
Lecture 5: What Makes a Meal? Lecture 6: A Chef Entertains.
Learn how to cook or improve your skills and palate with this six lecture DVD series from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, presented over three weeks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Get Ready for Summer Reading and Relax!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Jun 27, 2:30 pm
Learn to choose books from our library recommendation online resources. Bring your mobile device and use it to keep track of what you read, and get books from your favorite author or discover a new one. Also, discover our new digital magazine service.
(60 min.)
Fifty Shades of Book Reading: Series Three
Jupiter Branch
Sat, Jun 27, 3:00 pm
Get out of the sun and into the shade … Fifty Shades of Book Reading that is! We offer five delightful shades (genres) of reading suggestions for these long summer days at the beach or for cooling out under the shade. Join us at the West Boca Branch on June 9 and at the Jupiter Branch on June 27.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Trivia Contest!
West Boca Branch
Sun, Jun 28, 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.)
English Exchange
Loula V. York Branch
Mon, Jun 29, 1:00 pm
Meet new friends and practice speaking English. Free informal conversation sessions. Participants should have basic English skills. Seating is limited. Call 561-924-5928 to preregister.
English Exchange
West Boca Branch
Mon, Jun 29, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Indiana Jones Mondays
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 29, 2:00 pm
"Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(127 min.)
Spend an afternoon revisiting the classic trilogy that created a timeless hero.
Preregister.
PG-13
Fireworks Safety
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Jun 29, 2:00 pm
Join us as Fire Safety Specialist Jeff Heinz talks about being safe around fireworks. Let's be safe this 4th! All ages.
Preregister. (60 min.)
English Exchange
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Jun 29, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 10:00 am
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online.
(2 hr.)
hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music and Audiobooks
Gardens Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 10:30 am
Learn about our new service, hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow free movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from home or anywhere you have an Internet connection.
Preregister. (60 min.)
English Exchange
Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Book-a-Librarian
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 2:00 pm
Personal attention, hands-on session tailored for you. Tell us what you need: a personal computer trainer or guidance on researching a topic. Call 561-996-3453 to make an appointment.
(60 min.)
Poetry Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 2:00 pm
Award-winning poet Stacie Kiner critiques and discusses some of the world's finest contemporary and classic poetry.
(75 min.)
Fireworks Safety
Jupiter Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 2:00 pm
Join Palm Beach County firefighter-paramedic Bob Smallacombe as he discusses the legal issues around fireworks use and also the safety factor of using your own fireworks.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Tue, Jun 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.)
Crafternoon: The Art of Decorative Doodling
West Boca Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 2:00 pm
Practice creating intricate patterns and doodles perfect for decorating papercrafts and scrapbooks.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Belly Dancing All Levels
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 2:00 pm
Dawn Rhys, a certified belly dance instructor, takes you on a four-week series of belly dance lessons. Belly dancers of all levels and abilities will benefit from these lessons. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Create a Memory Page
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 2:15 pm
Create artful displays to commemorate special events and those you love as we guide you through the process of creating a memory page. Bring personal photos and your imagination, we will provide the rest.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Meet the Author: Bob Brink
Gardens Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 2:30 pm
Author Bob Brink will be discussing his latest thriller, “Murder in Palm Beach: The Homicide That Never Died.” This crime thriller follows the events surrounding the murder of a prominent Palm Beach citizen. A book signing will follow.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Spanish in Practice: Intermediate
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 3:30 pm
Practice speaking Spanish in conversations about food, travel, news and more. An intermediate knowledge of the language is required.
(90 min.)
T.T.C. to the Rescue
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 6:00 pm
Pinterest: Pin pictures you like from the Internet, create collections, and follow other peoples "pins" and collections.
Teen Tech Crew volunteers will guide you through the basics. Library computers will be available or feel free to bring your own laptop or mobile device. An active email account is required to participate. Ages 13 & up.
Preregister. (60 min.)
English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Jun 30, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Tropical Rhythms: Salsa
Ritmos Tropicales: Salsa
Main Library
Tue, Jun 30, 7:15 pm
You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Martes, 23 y 30 de junio, 7:15 pm ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Jun 30, 7:15 pm
Salsa.
You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.
Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 01, 4:00 pm
Session 5.
Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Apr 27.
Writers' Workshop
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Jul 15, 4:00 pm
Session 6.
Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister beginning Mon, Apr 27.
Children's Program
Family Origami
Jupiter Branch
Sun, May 24, 1:00 pm

Grab a grown-up and learn how to make some simple origami animals. Grades K & up. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Thumbprint Art
Belle Glade Branch
Tue, May 26, 3:00 pm

An ink pad and your thumb are all that is needed to create cool thumbprint art. Ages 4-8. (45 min.)

Preregister.
DATE CHANGED - LEGO® Bricks
Wellington Branch
Tue, May 26, 3:00 pm

Create vehicles or buildings out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. Limit 25.

(45 min.)
Strawberry Jam-berry
West Boca Branch
Tue, May 26, 3:30 pm

It’s National Strawberry Month! We’ll read stories, play a game, and make a strawberry themed craft. Ages 4-8.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Scribble Art
Main Library
Tue, May 26, 4:00 pm

Do you like to create colorful scribble masterpieces? Then you have what it takes to create amazing framed artwork! Join us to show off your artistic talents. Ages 3-7.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Chess Class for Beginners
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 13, 3:00 pm
Wed, May 20, 3:00 pm
Wed, May 27, 3:00 pm

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

Preregister. (30 min.)
Not Your Grandma's Bingo
Wellington Branch
Wed, May 27, 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.)
Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, May 27, 3:30 pm

Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 8-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Play with Your Food
Glades Road Branch
Wed, May 27, 4:00 pm

Build creative structures with edible materials. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 6-10.

Preregister. (45 min.)
LEGO® Builders Club
Main Library
Wed, May 27, 4:00 pm

Create exciting, one-of-a-kind creations with LEGO® DUPLO. Bring your friends and make new ones as you show off your building skills. Ages 2-8.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Movie Magic
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, May 27, 4:00 pm
Dolphin Tale 2 ©Warner Brothers. (107 min.)

Relax while watching this family-friendly movie. Ages 8 & up.

Preregister. PG
Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, May 28, 10:00 am

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

Preregister. (30 min.)
Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, May 28, 10:00 am
Hip, Hip, Hooray for Summer!

Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Butterflies in May!
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, May 28, 3:30 pm

There are so many beautiful butterflies! We'll read stories and learn about these wonderful insects. Then we'll create a beautiful butterfly of our own. Ages 3-6.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Look at What You Missed in Story Time!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, May 28, 3:30 pm

You weren't able to join us for Story Time this season? Don’t worry, you can still make the crafts! Drop in and make any or all of the crafts we have from this past Story Time session. All materials provided. Ages 2 & up.

(60 min.)
Minecraft Mania
West Boca Branch
Thu, May 28, 3:30 pm

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

Preregister. (90 min.)
Fly Guy Party
Gardens Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Big Nate: Game On!
Main Library
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Kids Wii U Gaming
Royal Palm Beach Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
LEGO® Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, May 29, 4:00 pm

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

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

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.
LEGO®
West Boca Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
CANCELLED - Family Funcraftic: Chocolate
Gardens Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Ballerina Cooking Class
Glades Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
"The Bookstore Mouse" Book Club
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 01, 10:30 am
Birthdays.

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

Preregister. (30 min.)
Superhero Camp
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 01, 6:30 pm
Birthdays.

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

Preregister. (30 min.)
Hip, Hip, Hooray for Summer!
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jun 02, 10:00 am

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Edible Finger Painting for Toddlers
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Game Day
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jun 02, 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

Preregister. (60 min.)
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 3:00 pm
"Inspector Gadget."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(80 min.)
PG
Animals are Heroes Too!
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Art for Tots
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, Jun 05, 2:30 pm
"Hercules."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(95 min.)
G
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Main Library
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.
Suzy Hammer as All American Sue
West Boca Branch
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.
Chess Club for Kids
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Saturday Toddler Time
West Boca Branch
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.

Preregister. (30 min.)
Community Summer Reading Celebration!
Loula V. York Branch
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.

Preregister. (2 hr.)
Suzy Hammer as All American Sue
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
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.
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
West Boynton Branch
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 Kickoff After-Party Fun
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Sat, Jun 06, 12:00 pm

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

(30 min.)
Family Chess Tournament
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jun 06, 1:00 pm

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

Preregister. (3 hr.)
Superhero Caped Crusaders!
West Boynton Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Greenacres Branch
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 Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 10:30 am
Colors/Rainbows.

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

Preregister. (30 min.)
Here Comes a Fire Truck!
Gardens Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
American Girl: Meet Samantha
Jupiter Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Art Adventures
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Suzy Hammer as All American Sue
Tequesta Branch
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.
The Magic of the Amazing Mr. A
Wellington Branch
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.
Stitch N Time Club
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 2:30 pm

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

Preregister. (90 min.)
Get Zentangled!
Acreage Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Art Club
Wellington Branch
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.)
Superhero Camp
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
NightTime Story Time
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 6:00 pm

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 6:30 pm
Colors/Rainbows.

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

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

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Rescue Heroes!
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Suzy Hammer as All American Sue
Loula V. York Branch
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.
Magic Tree House Book Club
Jupiter Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Sticky Supervillain Slimes
Acreage Branch
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.
Books & Beyond
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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.
Superheroes Cinema
Royal Palm Beach Branch
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
Origami Yoda Book Pages
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Glades Road Branch
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.
Sticky Supervillain Slimes
Acreage Branch
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.
Family Movie NIght
Greenacres Branch
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. G
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Jupiter Branch
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.
Sheriff's Mounted Patrol
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
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.

Preregister. (30 min.)
Bingo Mania!
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
For Real Fairy Tales
Acreage Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Royal Palm Beach Branch
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.
Young Artists: Clay Day
West Boca Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Chemistry for Kids
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 3:00 pm

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

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

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

Preregister. (30 min.)
Harry Potter Summer School for Muggles
Jupiter Branch
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.

Preregister.
Root Vegetable Printing
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 3:30 pm

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

(45 min.)
Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 3:30 pm

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

Preregister. (60 min.)
American Girls: Craft Fair!
Acreage Branch
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.

Preregister. (75 min.)
Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Parent Power Hours!
Loula V. York Branch
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.)
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Belle Glade Branch
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.
Suzy Hammer as All American Sue
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
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
Glades Road Branch
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.
Up, Up & Away
Acreage Branch
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.
LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
The Hero in Every One of Us
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Camp LVY!
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 2:30 pm
"Spy Kids."
©‎Miramax.
(88 min.)
PG
Water Safety
Glades Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Geography Club
Main Library
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
West Boca Branch
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.
Up, Up & Away
Acreage Branch
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.
Crochet Club for Children
Jupiter Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 6:30 pm

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

Preregister. (90 min.)
Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jun 12, 10:00 am

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

Preregister. (30 min.)
Toddlers Read & Play
West Boynton Branch
Fri, Jun 12, 10:15 am

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

Preregister. (90 min.)
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Royal Palm Beach Branch
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.
Summercise
Greenacres Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Art for Tots
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Friday Movie Matinee
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Wellington Branch
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.
Tween Scene
Greenacres Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Chess Club for Kids
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Acreage Branch
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.
Bubble Dance Party
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Bilingual Family Story Times
Hora De Cuentos Bilingües
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, Jun 13, 10:30 am

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Summer Cinema
Jupiter Branch
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.

Preregister. (102 min.)
PG
Elephant and Piggie Lovers Unite!
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Bookercise: Move, Dance, Wiggle & Shake
Royal Palm Beach Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Animal Crackers Party
Greenacres Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Summer is For Watercolors!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jun 13, 11:00 am

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Reading Heroes!
Loula V. York Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Lantana Road Branch
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.
Block Party: LEGO® Bricks
Jupiter Branch
Sun, Jun 14, 1:00 pm

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

Preregister. (60 min.)
Family Story Times
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 10:30 am
Farm.

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

Preregister. (30 min.)
Celebrate Father’s Day: My Dad, My Hero!
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 11:00 am

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
It's Flag Day
Main Library
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Superhero Bookmarks
Royal Palm Beach Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 2:30 pm
"Big Hero 6."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(102 min.)
PG
Stitch N Time Club
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 2:30 pm

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

Preregister. (90 min.)
Origami: Unfolding Fun
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 3:00 pm

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

Preregister. (75 min.)
Superhero Camp
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Celebrate Father’s Day: My Dad, Super Dad!
West Boynton Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 4:00 pm

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Pajama Hour
Belle Glade Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 6:30 pm
Farm.

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

Preregister. (30 min.)
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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.)

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Camp LVY!
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 10:00 am

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Books & Beyond
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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.)
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Camp LVY!
Loula V. York Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Create Your Own Superhero Comic Book
Royal Palm Beach Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
American Heroes: Helen Keller
Acreage Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Gardens Branch
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.)

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Happy Father's Day
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Bilingual Family Story Time
Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Greenacres Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Disfrute de cuentos bilingües, cantar canciones, y ser un poco artesano. Todas las edades. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Jupiter Branch
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.)

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Super Powered Creatures
Acreage Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Cookie Decorating
Belle Glade Branch
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.)
Tweens: Sharpie Tie-Dye
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
The “Under Construction” LEGO® Crew
Royal Palm Beach Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Minecraft Mania
West Boca Branch
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.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Gardens Branch
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.)

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Ocean Explorers: Deep encounters
Glades Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Find Your Inner Superhero
Main Library
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Superhero Cuffs
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 3:00 pm

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

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

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

Preregister. (30 min.)
Harry Potter Summer School for Muggles
Jupiter Branch
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.

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Chess Club
West Boynton Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 3:30 pm

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

Preregister. (60 min.)
Acreage Explorers' Club: Austria
Acreage Branch
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.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Fun @ Four
Greenacres Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Parent Power Hours!
Loula V. York Branch
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.)
Bubbletastic Party
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 7:00 pm

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

Preregister. (60 min.)
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
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.
Be a Detective
Acreage Branch
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.)
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Children's Movie
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 2:00 pm
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3 ©Walt Disney Pictures. (89 min.)

Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library.

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LEGO® Club
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 2:00 pm
Bridge Building Contest.

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

Preregister. (60 min.)
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Loula V. York Branch
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.)

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Camp LVY!
Loula V. York Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Create Your Own Superhero
Wellington Branch
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.)
Heroes in Archaeology
Glades Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Be a Detective
Acreage Branch
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.)
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Héroes a Nuestro Alrededor (Heroes All Around, in Spanish)
West Boca Branch
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.)
Anime Otaku Club
Acreage Branch
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.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Little LEGO® Builders
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
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.

Preregister. (30 min.)
Art for Tots
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Tequesta Branch
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.
Farmin' Friends
Wellington Branch
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.)
Juneteenth: More Than a Celebration
Main Library
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
No Pet Peeve
West Boynton Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Mr. Tom's Surfing Essentials
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Father's Day
Main Library
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
DIY Superhero Cases
Royal Palm Beach Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Jr. Artist: Crafternoon Fun
Acreage Branch
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.

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

Popcorn and a movie for the whole family.

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Father's Day Story Time
Wellington Branch
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.)
Superhero Fun!
Gardens Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Tween Scene
Greenacres Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Young Writer's Workshop
Jupiter Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Chess Club for Kids
Lantana Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Toddler Art Time
Acreage Branch
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.

Preregister. (35 min.)
Block Party: LEGO® Bricks
West Boynton Branch
Fri, Jun 19, 10:15 pm

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Dad's Special Day Story Time
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
LEGO® Bricks and More
Gardens Branch
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.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Elephant and Piggie Lovers Unite!
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Celebration of Fathers
West Boca Branch
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.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 11:00 am

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

Preregister. (45 min.)