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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will close at 5:00 pm, Wed, Nov 26 and remain closed on Thu, Nov 27 & Fri, Nov 28, for Thanksgiving. No materials are due on those days.
 

Events & Programs for All Ages

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library.
E.g., 2014-11-21
E.g., 2014-11-21
Adult Program
Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 2:00 pm

Call for an appointment for one-on-one computer assistance, guidance with research, or help with your eReader in a hands-on session with library staff. Various dates and times available. (30 min.)

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By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Dec 02, 6:30 pm

All skill levels are welcome. Whether you are new to crocheting, or you're already a skilled artisan at the craft, you'll have fun sharing and socializing at our program. Learn beginning stitches, how to hold a hook, or share your crochet skills with others! Beginners are expected to bring a size H, I, J, or K hook and a skein of worsted weight yarn. Materials will not be provided. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.)

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French Beaded Flowers: Snowdrop
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Dec 04, 2:15 pm

Use seed beads and wire to capture the seasonal beauty of Snowdrop flowers. Bring your small, needle nose pliers, other materials provided. Ages 17 & up. (60 min.)

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Thrilling Quilling: Paper Filigree
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Dec 10, 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 designs to adorn gift bags or greeting cards. Ages 17 & up. (60 min.)

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By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Dec 16, 6:30 pm

All skill levels are welcome. Whether you are new to crocheting, or you're already a skilled artisan at the craft, you'll have fun sharing and socializing at our program. Learn beginning stitches, how to hold a hook, or share your crochet skills with others! Beginners are expected to bring a size H, I, J, or K hook and a skein of worsted weight yarn. Materials will not be provided. Ages 9 & up. (60 min.)

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Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Dec 17, 2:15 pm

Call for an appointment for one-on-one computer assistance, guidance with research, or help with your eReader in a hands-on session with library staff. Various dates and times available. (30 min.)

Scherenschnitte for the Holidays
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Dec 18, 10:30 am

‘Tis the season. If you’ve ever cut a paper snowflake, you have the skills to explore the Pennsylvania Dutch folk art of “scherenschnitte.” Grab some scissors and make decorative, lacey, paper creations for the holidays. Ages 17 & up. (60 min.)

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Thursday Matinee Movie
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Dec 18, 2:15 pm

©Warner Bros. (129 min.) PG-13

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Children's Program
Read, Refresh, Repeat DEAR Time
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Nov 25, 3:30 pm

Read a book of your choice for 20 minutes in complete and total silence (Drop Everything And Read-Sustained Silent Reading). Afterwards, enjoy a light snack while listening to an exciting read-aloud. Snacks will be given to those who participate in the entire program. Ages 8-11. (45 min.)

Movie Magic @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Nov 26, 2:30 pm

©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Before you sit down for your turkey dinner, watch one of our favorite movies that is based on a classic children's book. Ages 8 & up. (94 min.) PG

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Reading Buddies Winter Session 2015 Registration
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Dec 01, 10:00 am

Do you need to practice reading? Reading Buddies is here to help! Once a week, children will be paired with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Applications for Winter Session 2015 can be picked up at the Children's Desk starting Mon, Dec 01. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to 12 spaces only. Winter Session 2015 meets on Wednesdays at 4:30 pm from Jan 07 - Feb 25, 2015. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

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Read, Refresh, Repeat DEAR Time
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Dec 02, 3:30 pm

Read a book of your choice for 20 minutes in complete and total silence (Drop Everything And Read Sustained Silent Reading). Afterwards, enjoy a yummy snack while listening to an exciting read-aloud. A light snack will be given to those who participate in the entire program. Ages 8-11. (45 min.)

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The Cool Creative Kids Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Dec 05, 3:30 pm

Experience an afternoon of creativity using a variety of art materials and techniques. All materials will be provided. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Winter Baby Story Time Special
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Dec 08, 10:30 am

Your baby will enjoy fun songs, rhymes, books and playtime in our baby story time. Ages 0-23 mos. (35 min.)

Pajamarama Story Time: Happy 50th Anniversary, Flat Stanley!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Dec 08, 7:00 pm

Celebrate 50 silly and wacky years of Flat Stanley, one of our favorite children’s book characters of all time. After listening to the picture book version of Flat Stanley, we will sing, dance and make our very own Flat Stanley to take on a journey through our library. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJ’s! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6 plus siblings. (45 min.)

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Read, Refresh, Repeat DEAR Time
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Dec 09, 3:30 pm

Read a book of your choice for 20 minutes in complete and total silence (Drop Everything And Read Sustained Silent Reading). Afterwards, enjoy a yummy snack while listening to an exciting read-aloud. A light snack will be given to those who participate in the entire program. Ages 8-11. (45 min.)

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Winter Story Time Special
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Dec 11, 10:30 am

Come on in and listen to chilly tales of snow and the extraordinary animals that live in the cold. Ages 2-5. (40 min.)

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Bookercise: Move, Dance, Wiggle & Shake @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 13, 10:30 am

Enjoy wiggling and shaking to music while using scarves, egg shakers and other instruments all in the name of reading readiness. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Read, Refresh, Repeat DEAR Time
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Dec 16, 3:30 pm

Read a book of your choice for 20 minutes in complete and total silence (Drop Everything And Read Sustained Silent Reading). Afterwards, enjoy a yummy snack while listening to an exciting read-aloud. A light snack will be given to those who participate in the entire program. Ages 8-11. (45 min.)

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Cube-tastic Craft Time!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Dec 18, 4:30 pm

Construct your own cube crafts of favorite television and game characters by just cutting and folding. All materials will be provided. Ages 9-14. (45 min.)

The Cool Creative Kids Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Dec 19, 3:30 pm

Experience an afternoon of creativity using a variety of art materials and techniques. All materials will be provided. Ages 7-11. (60 min.)

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Winter Baby Story Time Special
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 20, 10:30 am

Your baby will enjoy fun songs, rhymes, books and playtime in our baby story time. Ages 0-23 mos. (35 min.)

Wii U Gaming
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Dec 29, 2:00 pm

Game on! Challenge yourself and your friends by playing some of your favorite Wii games on our new Wii U! Ages 7-12. (60 min.)

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Movie Magic @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 2:00 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (108 min.) Chill at the library by watching this refreshing movie. Make cool crafts to take home. All materials will be provided. Ages 8 & up. PG

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Teen Program
Movie Magic @ Your Library
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Nov 22, 1:30 pm

©Twentieth Century Fox. Come watch another popular teen read-turned blockbuster movie! Make a simple craft and discuss the differences between the book and the movie. Ages 13 & up. (126 min.) PG-13

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New Visions for the New Year-Teen Vision Boards
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Dec 12, 4:30 pm

2015 is almost here and it is time to reflect on what is, what was, and what may be. Create a “vision board” to help you focus on what you want to achieve and change in the upcoming New Year. All materials will be provided. Ages 12-17. (45 min.)

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Anime Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Dec 20, 2:00 pm

Meet other teens who enjoy watching and talking about anime, eat Pocky and share your knowledge about manga. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)

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