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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., 2015-06-30
E.g., 2015-06-30
Adult Program
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 01, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics.
(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.)
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.

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
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.

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.)
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 10:00 am
Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics.
(60 min.)
New Movie
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 2:00 pm
Theory of Everything ©Focus Features. (123 min.)
PG-13
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.)
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.)
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.

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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.

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.)
Children's Program
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 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.
Chemistry for Kids
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 3:00 pm

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
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.
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.

Preregister. PG
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.)
Fun with Fuse Beads
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 4:00 pm

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

Preregister. (60 min.)
Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 4:00 pm

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Young Engineers
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Preregister. (45 min.)
Teen Program
Tie-Dye Your Summer
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 6:00 pm
Add some color to your summer wardrobe. Bring in a white t-shirt, or other small item, to tie-dye. Dye and rubber bands provided. Ages 11-17.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Hip Hop! Dance Classes
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 6:00 pm
Learn the hottest hip hop dance moves taught by local dance instructor, Suzanne “Dr. Sooz” Weinstein, in this annual eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Teen Movie Night
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 5:45 pm
Guardians of the Galaxy ©Walt Disney Pictures. (121 min.) Grab some popcorn and join your friends for movie night! Ages 13 & up.
Preregister. PG-13
Hip Hop! Dance Classes
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 6:00 pm
Learn the hottest hip hop dance moves taught by local dance instructor, Suzanne “Dr. Sooz” Weinstein, in this annual eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Pizza & Pages: Eleanor & Park
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 6:00 pm
Enjoy pizza and a discussion of the book "Eleanor & Park," by Rainbow Rowell. Pick up a copy at the Youth Services desk. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 13 & up.
Preregister. (45 min.)
Hip Hop! Dance Classes
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 6:00 pm
Learn the hottest hip hop dance moves taught by local dance instructor, Suzanne “Dr. Sooz” Weinstein, in this annual eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Smoothie Break
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 6:00 pm
Take a break from the summer heat. We’ll mix up a little ice, fruit and juice to get the icy chill of your own smoothie blend. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 11-17.
Preregister. (60 min.)