My Account   |   Español   |   Contact Us

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., 2014-09-16
E.g., 2014-09-16
Adult Program
eBook Assistance One-On-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 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. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 10:30 am

"In The Time of Butterflies," by Julia Alvarez. Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.)

Preregister.
George Clooney Movie Marathon
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 19, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (93 min.) PG

Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 10:00 am

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 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.)

Preregister.
eBook Assistance One-On-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 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. (60 min.)

Preregister.
George Clooney Movie Marathon
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Sep 26, 2:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (113 min.) PG-13

English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 1:00 pm

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

Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 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.)

Preregister.
Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 2:00 pm

Business Librarian Susan Berger demonstrates how the online career guidance center can assist you through the job-searching process. Creating resumes and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings, and interview preparation are included in this dynamic presentation. (90 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 1:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance One-On-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 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. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Healthy Latin American Cuisine (Comida Saludable al Estilo Latino)
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

Jueves, 09 de octubre, 2:00 pm Los platos latinoamericanos están preparados con comida típica y también con ingredientes poco comunes. Aprenda como modificar las recetas para crear platillos más saludables. Presentación en Ingles. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Latin American dishes are prepared with common and not so common foods. We invite you to learn about these foods and how to make changes to the traditional methods of preparation to make them healthier. Lecture offered in English (60 min.)

Preregister.
Daniel Rojas y el Arpa Folclórica Latinoamericana (Daniel Rojas and the Latin American Folk Harps)
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Oct 10, 2:00 pm

Viernes, 10 de octubre, 2:00 pm Disfrute de los sonidos encantadores del Arpa Folclórica de América del Sur y Centro América y conozca la historia de esta preciosa música. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Enjoy the enchanting sounds of folk harp from South and Central America and learn about the history of this beautiful music. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 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.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 1:00 pm

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

eBook Assistance One-On-One
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 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. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 2:00 pm

Learn how to assess health claims and become an educated consumer by learning to ask the right questions. Computer experience not necessary. For health information call the Consumer Health Information Service at 561-233-2736.(90 min.)

Preregister.
Current Events Discussion Group
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon will discuss today's hot topics. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Book Life Presents: Crime in Everyday Life; Myths and Facts
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 3:00 pm

Dr. Rachel Babo Santos, Associate Professor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University, will discuss how routine, everyday activities set the stage for illegal activities and will debunk the myths about crime, criminals and the criminal justice system that have become part of conventional wisdom. She will present simple and inexpensive changes in the physical environment and patterns of everyday activity that can often produce substantial decreases in crime rates. Dr. Santos will relate her talk to some of the themes in the book “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance One-on-One
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 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.)

Preregister.
eBook Assistance One-On-One
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 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. (45 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 1:00 pm

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

Mindful Meditation
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

Jim Bandler will teach us how to practice increasing awareness to live in the present moment through meditation and thought processes. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Hooked on Crochet
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 27, 2:00 pm

Make a seasonal craft. For all skill levels. Bring a crochet hook. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Meet the Author: Fedora Horowitz
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 2:00 pm

Fedora Horowitz will be discussing her historical saga, “Jaffa Beach.” The author was born in Romania and is a professional musician who continued her musical career in Israel and the United States. "Jaffa Beach" is a story of clashing cultures, deeply held secrets, and one young woman’s journey from happiness to despair when all she holds dear in both worlds start to slip away. A question and answer period will follow the presentation. The book will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program. Tickets available Oct 14. (60 min.)

Preregister.
English Exchange
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 1:00 pm

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

Book Discussion
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Oct 31, 10:30 am

Stop by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Children's Program
Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 9–23 mos. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 4:00 pm

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
2014 McDonald's Reading Challenge: Ronald McDonald Show
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 11:00 am

Reading is its own reward, but Ronald McDonald makes it fun with a magic and juggling show featuring lots of audience participation and stressing the importance of reading. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with developmental disabilities. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
September Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 4:00 pm

Create lots of beautiful crafts. Ages 4–9. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 9–23 mos. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Stories, Games and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 4:00 pm

Unicorns - with a special visit from Smokey the Bear.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5–8. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 10:00 am

Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3–12 mos. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Babysitting Workshop
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Sep 27, 10:00 am

Join Palm Beach County Fire Safety Specialist Elyse Weintraub Brown for a 2-hr babysitting workshop. A certificate of completion will be given at the end of the program. Ages 10 & up. (2 hr.)

Preregister.
Zombie Survival Guide
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 4:00 pm

Enjoy games, zombie food and make a bug-out bag in this hands-on zombie survival class. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 8-12. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 9-23 mos. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Stories, Game and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 4:00 pm

Trolls.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 4:00 pm

Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 9-23 mos. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Stories, Game and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 4:00 pm

Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 10:00 am

Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Chess Club
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 14, 4:00 pm

Do you like to play chess? Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 9-23 mos. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Stories, Game and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 4:00 pm

Fairies.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Itsy Bitsy Babies
Glades Road Branch
Thu, Oct 16, 10:00 am

Enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for babies. Ages 3-12 mos. (30 min.)

Preregister.
October Crafternoon
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Oct 17, 4:00 pm

Create lots of beautiful crafts. Ages 4-9. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Story Time for Children with Special Needs
Glades Road Branch
Sat, Oct 18, 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with developmental disabilities. All ages. (45 min.)

Minecraft Meetup
Glades Road Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 11:00 am

Bring your device and challenge other players in a game. Snacks and crafts included. Ages 8-12. (75 min.)

Preregister.
Little Wonders
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppets and movement activities just for little ones. Ages 9-23 mos. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Stories, Game and Crafts about Mythical Creatures
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 4:00 pm

Mutants.

Enjoy stories and activities about a different mythical creature each week. Ages 5-8. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Trick or Treat Tales
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 6:30 pm

Enjoy stories, songs, games, a craft and a movie about Halloween. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Haunted House
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 29, 6:00 pm

Our teens will scare you in our annual walk through Haunted House. Ages 5 & up. (60 min.)

Teen Program
Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Get Shrinky With It
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 6:00 pm

Take your big ideas and make them mini with shrink art plastic. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Fusion Fun
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Sep 30, 6:00 pm

Combine fuse beads to create fun characters and designs. They’re perfect for key chains, zipper pulls and magnets. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.)

Preregister.
Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 01, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. A complete application packet and a 1-hour training session must be completed. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Artful Nails
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 6:00 pm

Learn some basic tips and tricks for creating nail art. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 08, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. A complete application packet and a 1-hour training session must be completed. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. A complete application packet and a 1-hour training session must be completed. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Haunted House Rehearsal
Glades Road Branch
Tue, Oct 21, 6:00 pm

Bring your most creative and spooky ideas for our annual Haunted House to be held Oct 29. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Be a Reading Buddy
Glades Road Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 5:00 pm

Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the youth services desk. A complete application packet and a 1-hour training session must be completed. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.