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Events & Programs for Children

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Acreage Branch
For Real Fairy Tales
Wed, Feb 10, 2:30 pm
Don't just listen to stories, become a part of them! Use costumes and props to act out battles with wicked witches, meet friendly giants, and become a knight or royalty to save the kingdom! Have fun acting and playing your way through classic fairy tales. Ages 3-6.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Origami: Unfolding Fun
Wed, Feb 10, 4:00 pm
Learn the art of Japanese paper folding with cool origami models for all skill levels. Ages 8 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Fri, Feb 12, 4:00 pm

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Crazy 8s Math Club
Tue, Feb 16, 2:30 pm
Crazy 8s is an after-school club to get kids in grades 3-5 interested and engaged with math. Every week our Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Tuesday for eight weeks, from Jan 05 - Feb 23. Each week builds on the week before so it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades 3-5. Space is limited.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Junior Crazy 8s Math Club
Thu, Feb 18, 2:30 pm
Junior Crazy 8s is an after-school club to get kids in grades K-2 interested and engaged with math. Every week our Junior Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Thursday for eight weeks, from Jan 07 - Feb 25. Each week builds on the week before so it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Space is limited.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Our Presidents
Tue, Feb 16, 3:30 pm
Presidents Day is an important day to remember and celebrate the accomplishments of all our presidents. Honor our nation's leaders and make a patriotic craft. Ages 5-10.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Club Pokémon
Tue, Feb 16, 6:30 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends or try your hand at a Pokécraft. Ages 6-12.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Musical Toddlers & Tykes
Wed, Feb 17, 3:30 pm
Do you love our story time songs? Join us for a jam session with all our favorites and lots of instruments for you to play along and keep the music going. Ages 0-4.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Toddler Art Time
Fri, Feb 19, 4:00 pm
Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for your tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2. Space is limited.
(35 min.) Preregister. Preregister, beginning Mon, Feb 01.
LEGO® Robot Cinema
Sat, Feb 20, 2:30 pm
"Wall-E." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (98 min.) This Valentine's Day fall in love with robots! Enjoy this mechanized movie while you make mechanical marvels of your own. Ages 5-12.
Preregister.
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Early Release Tween Crafternoon
Tue, Feb 23, 1:30 pm
School is out early so work on your creative side with this fun session featuring rubber band creations, paper bead necklaces and Zentangle. Bring your friends or make some! Ages 9-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Crazy 8s Math Club
Tue, Feb 23, 2:30 pm
Crazy 8s is an after-school club to get kids in grades 3-5 interested and engaged with math. Every week our Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Tuesday for eight weeks, from Jan 05 - Feb 23. Each week builds on the week before so it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades 3-5. Space is limited.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Junior Crazy 8s Math Club
Thu, Feb 25, 2:30 pm
Junior Crazy 8s is an after-school club to get kids in grades K-2 interested and engaged with math. Every week our Junior Crazy 8s run, build, play and learn while making new friends over math. The club meets every Thursday for eight weeks, from Jan 07 - Feb 25. Each week builds on the week before so it is highly recommended to attend all of the eight weekly sessions. Grades K-2. Space is limited.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Crafts for Kids
Sat, Feb 27, 2:30 pm
Make a new craft and maybe a new friend at this relaxed family crafting event. Ages 3-7.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Belle Glade Branch
Happy Valentine's Day!
Wed, Feb 10, 3:00 pm
Celebrate the special day with a cute craft and a story or two. Ages 5-10. (45 min.)
Preregister.
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Fri, Feb 12, 10:00 am

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Bilingual Family Story Time
Hora de Cuentos Bilingües
Sat, Feb 20, 10:30 am
Fun stories, puppets and a film in Spanish for kids, moms and dads. Ages 4-8.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Disfruta de cuentos divertidos, marionetas y una pelicula en español para toda la familia. Edades 4-8. Se requiere registrarse.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Family Story Times
Mon, Feb 22, 10:30 am
Picnic.
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Pajama Hour
Mon, Feb 22, 6:30 pm
Picnic.
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Build With LEGO®
Thu, Feb 25, 3:15 pm
Get creative and build with our LEGO® collection. Ages 5-10.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Family Story Times
Mon, Feb 29, 10:30 am
Birds, Chickens.
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Pajama Hour
Mon, Feb 29, 6:30 pm
Birds, Chickens.
Fun stories, puppets and a film for kids, moms and dads. Ages 2-5.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sweets and Treats
Sat, Feb 13, 2:00 pm
Make a Valentine for your sweets while snacking on some treats. Supplies provided.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Wed, Feb 17, 10:30 am

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Crafternoon
Tue, Feb 23, 3:30 pm
Stop by after school to make craft to take home or share with a friend. Ages 5 & up.
(60 min.)
Gardens Branch
Reading Buddies
Wed, Feb 10, 4:15 pm
Children can work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Program held on Wednesdays, Jan 06 - Feb 24. Grades K-5.
(45 min.) Preregister.
All You Need Is Love
Sat, Feb 13, 10:30 am
Share stories with heart, sing sweet tunes, and make a special valentine craft. Ages 3-5.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2
Tue, Feb 16, 3:15 pm
Welcome to Season 2 of Crazy 8s Math Club with 8 weeks of all new activities! Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8ers build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess … all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets on Tuesdays, from Jan 05 - Feb 23. Grades K-2.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5
Tue, Feb 16, 4:15 pm
Welcome to Season 2 of Crazy 8s Math Club with 8 weeks of all new activities! Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8ers build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess … all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets on Tuesdays, from Jan 05 - Feb 23. Grades 3-5.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Reading Buddies
Wed, Feb 17, 4:15 pm
Children can work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Program held on Wednesdays, Jan 06 - Feb 24. Grades K-5.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Mon, Feb 22, 3:30 pm

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades K-2
Tue, Feb 23, 3:15 pm
Welcome to Season 2 of Crazy 8s Math Club with 8 weeks of all new activities! Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8ers build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess … all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets on Tuesdays, from Jan 05 - Feb 23. Grades K-2.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Crazy 8s Math Club® Grades 3-5
Tue, Feb 23, 4:15 pm
Welcome to Season 2 of Crazy 8s Math Club with 8 weeks of all new activities! Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week, Crazy 8ers build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess … all while bonding with new friends over math. The club meets on Tuesdays, from Jan 05 - Feb 23. Grades 3-5.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Reading Buddies
Wed, Feb 24, 4:15 pm
Children can work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Program held on Wednesdays, Jan 06 - Feb 24. Grades K-5.
(45 min.) Preregister.
I Love My Crazy Hair Day
Fri, Feb 26, 3:15 pm
We’re going to celebrate all types of wonderful, beautiful, crazy hair! Come wearing your hair, in crazy hair fashion. Miss Kate will too! We will read books about beautiful, crazy hair, play a game and do a crazy hair craft. Ages 7 & up.
(45 min.) Preregister.
What Was I Scared Of? Puppet Show
Mon, Feb 29, 3:15 pm
Let's celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with a retelling of his story, “What Was I Scared Of?” and make a Seussian-craft. All ages.
(45 min.) Preregister.
LEGO® Bricks & More
Sat, Feb 20, 10:30 am
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Glades Road Branch
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Wed, Feb 10, 4:00 pm

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Fri, Feb 12, 4:00 pm
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with stories, songs, a craft and a film. Ages 3-7.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Crafternoon
Fri, Feb 19, 4:00 pm
Create many different winter-themed crafts. Ages 4-8.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Story Time for Children With Special Needs
Sat, Feb 20, 11:00 am
Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with developmental disabilities. All ages.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Minecraft Coding
Sat, Feb 20, 3:00 pm
Explore the world of Minecraft through code! Build your house, plant crops, and battle creepers with iPads. Ages 9-12. Limit 12.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Incredible Elephants
Tue, Feb 23, 2:00 pm
Local author, Karen J. Roberts, is now an official “EleAmbassador” for The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee! Join Ms. Roberts and learn all about this haven established for elephants, as well as listen to stories and make a craft. Ages 5 & up.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Leap Year Celebration
Fri, Feb 26, 4:00 pm
Before we "March" forward, let’s celebrate Leap Day with fun facts, stories and games. Ages 5-9.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Greenacres Branch
Fun @ Four: Crafts Around the World
Wed, Feb 10, 4:00 pm
Learn about how Mardi Gras is celebrated and decorate a Mardi Gras mask.
Weekly after school activities. Ages 5-12.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Valentine Cupcake
Sat, Feb 13, 11:00 am
Make a sweet pom-pom cupcake bookmark for someone you love. Ages 5-8.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Victorian Valentine
Sat, Feb 13, 3:00 pm
Make unique cards and gifts adorned with dried flowers, lace and ribbon to give to your special valentine. Ages 9-12.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Fun @ Four: Crafts Around the World
Wed, Feb 17, 4:00 pm
Travel through the Australian outback and make an aboriginal dot picture.
Weekly after school activities. Ages 5-12.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Wigglecise
Fri, Feb 19, 11:00 am
We will wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more.
(45 min.) Preregister.
We're Off to the Races!
Sat, Feb 20, 11:00 am
Using basic electronics, turn toothbrushes into spinning, speeding “bots.” Customize your creation with stickers and accessories and then challenge your friends to a goofy brushbot race! Ages 10-13. Space is limited.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Fun @ Four: Crafts Around the World
Wed, Feb 24, 4:00 pm
We’re off to a tropical rainforest! Join our adventure and make a colorful craft.
Weekly after school activities. Ages 5-12.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Fri, Feb 26, 10:30 am

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
LEGO® Club
Wed, Feb 10, 4:00 pm
Build a treehouse.
Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Valentine's Day Story Time for Sweethearts
Sat, Feb 13, 10:30 am
It's time to get out the glue, glitter, jewels, heart-shaped doilies and construction paper to make a fancy gift for a friend or family member. It's pink, white and red (read) all over around here! Ages 4 & up.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Life-Size Candyland
Sat, Feb 13, 2:00 pm
Bring the whole family and see if you can get past the Licorice Lagoon, Lollipop Woods, and Chocolate Mountain to reach the Candy Castle in this life-size version of the classic board game. Ages 3 & up.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Drop-In Coloring Club
Tue, Feb 16, 2:30 pm
This week’s theme is nature.
Love to color? Join the Coloring Club and color your cares away. Take a break from homework or wind down after school with coloring sheets, crayons, markers, colored pencils and more. All ages.
(90 min.)
Magic With Mr. Joel Lerner
Sat, Feb 20, 11:00 am
Be astounded! Be amazed! Watch one of our favorite local magicians put on his top hat and put on a magic show that kids from 5 to 95 will delight to see. Ages 5 & up.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Wed, Feb 24, 3:30 pm

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
LEGO® Club
Thu, Feb 25, 4:00 pm
Build a new extreme sport. Segway soccer? Hoverboard street hockey? It’s all up to you!
Imagine, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Jupiter Branch
Valentine's Day Special
Thu, Feb 11, 3:30 pm
Make awesome cards to give to people who mean the most to you this Valentine's Day. All the supplies are provided, including some ideas to spark your imagination. Ages 5-8.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Feed the Birds
Fri, Feb 12, 3:30 pm
Flap on over to celebrate National Bird Feeding Month with us! We’ll read books about birds, shake to silly songs, and of course make a bird feeder. Ages 4-7.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club
Sat, Feb 13, 11:00 am
Learn the fundamentals of chess. Beginners and advanced players welcome. Ages 7-12.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Mon, Feb 22, 10:30 am

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
The S.Q.U.A.D.D. (Super Quality United Advisory Dudes and Dudettes)
Wed, Feb 24, 6:00 pm
Join our advisory group and share your great ideas for programs YOU want to see happen at the library, plus play games and enjoy snacks! Bring a friend or make new ones! Ages 10-16.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Lantana Road Branch
Picasso for Tweens
Fri, Feb 12, 3:30 pm
Pablo Picasso was a famous 20th century artist. We’ll explore some of his many works and then create artwork in his style. Come dressed to get messy. Ages 8-12.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Valentine's Party
Sat, Feb 13, 2:30 pm
Come and join us for fun games, music and crafts. Ages 8 & up.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Cards for Cupid
Sun, Feb 14, 2:00 pm
Make a card full of love for that special someone! All ages.
(60 min.)
Plush Love
Sun, Feb 21, 2:00 pm
Get creative and have fun making a plushy pillow. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Fri, Feb 26, 4:00 pm

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Movie Magic
Sat, Feb 27, 2:00 pm
"Minions." ©Universal Pictures. (91 min.) All ages.
PG
Can You Escape?
Sun, Feb 28, 2:00 pm
Are you good at puzzles? Do you like adventure and suspense? Come test out your smarts! Ages 8-12.
(60 min.)
Loula V. York Branch
Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Feb 11, 10:00 am
Love!
Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Super Saturday Story Times
Sat, Feb 13, 11:00 am
Love!
Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-5.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Reading Buddies!
Sat, Feb 13, 1:00 pm
Children are invited to read with trained teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications may be picked up at the children's desk. Grades K-5.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Won't You Be My Valentine?
Sat, Feb 13, 2:00 pm
Children, teens and parents are invited to celebrate the ones they love by creating cards (and verses) to share! Join us for this fun love-fest! Good will and refreshments will be served. All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Wed, Feb 17, 12:30 pm

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Play Me a Story
Wed, Feb 17, 5:30 pm
Celebrate love at this festive story time event for children of all ages and their parents. All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Feb 18, 10:00 am
Kindness.
Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Super Saturday Story Times
Sat, Feb 20, 11:00 am
Kindness.
Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-5.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Reading Buddies!
Sat, Feb 20, 1:00 pm
Children are invited to read with trained teen reading mentors in a comfortable, supervised setting on a weekly basis. Applications may be picked up at the children's desk. Grades K-5.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Toddler Story Times
Tue, Feb 23, 10:00 am
Baby Animals!
Themed stories and creative activities for our youngest patrons and their parents. Ages 1-2.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Thrilling Thursday Story Times
Thu, Feb 25, 10:00 am
Baby Animals!
Stories, music and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 3-5.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Super Saturday Story Times
Sat, Feb 27, 11:00 am
Baby Animals!
Themed stories and creative activities for children and their parents. Ages 2-5.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Main Library
Where in the World Is Ms. Amber?
Thu, Feb 11, 3:00 pm
¡Bienvenidos a Venezuela! Welcome to Venezuela, home of Angel's Falls, the world's largest waterfall.
Join our new Geography Club as we “travel” around the world to learn more about each country’s history, culture and people. Ages 7-11.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Handmade Valentines
Sat, Feb 13, 2:00 pm
Time to say "Luv Ya" to someone special. Do it in a personal way, by making a one-of-a-kind craft only you could create. We provide the materials, you bring your own individual creativity. Ages 8-11.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Dare to Care
Tue, Feb 16, 3:30 pm
"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." - Aesop. Feb 17 is National Random Acts of Kindness Day. Celebrate by listening to stories about friendship and making a craft. You'll receive a button and certificate to show you learned how to make a difference in your school, home and community! Ages 4-7.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Comic Book Craft
Tue, Feb 16, 4:00 pm
Do you like to read comics, but keep losing your place? Well, here is our solution: comic book bookmarks! You may draw, color or cut out comics or superheroes to make your very own bookmark. Be sure to bring your creative side! Ages 7-11.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Where in the World Is Ms. Amber?
Thu, Feb 18, 3:00 pm
Bem vindo ao Brasil! Welcome to Brazil, the site of the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Join our new Geography Club as we “travel” around the world to learn more about each country’s history, culture and people. Ages 7-11.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Choose Kindness Movement: "Wonder," by R.J. Palacio
Wed, Feb 24, 3:00 pm
With all the bullies in the world, let’s come together to find ways to choose to be kind to one another. We will be doing crafts and activities to help us find ways to choose kindness. Ages 8-11.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Sat, Feb 27, 2:00 pm

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mushy Gushy Valentine
Wed, Feb 10, 3:30 pm
Enjoy fun Valentine’s Day stories and decorate a yummy cookie. Ages 5-12.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Little Builders
Thu, Feb 18, 11:00 am
Come with your friends to play and make fun creations using building bricks. Ages 2-5.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Club LEGO®
Tue, Feb 23, 3:30 pm
Join us to create new inventions using LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Sat, Feb 27, 11:00 am

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Leap Year Movie
Mon, Feb 29, 4:00 pm
Watch a short film and enjoy frog stories. Ages 4-12.
Royal Palm Beach Branch
It’s a Craft Bonanza-Valentine’s Day Style!
Thu, Feb 11, 3:30 pm
Drop in and make as many crafts as you want with the supplies from our Craft Closet. All materials will be provided. Ages 2 & up.
(60 min.)
Kids Wii U Gaming & More …
Sat, Feb 13, 11:00 am
Bored of staying home and watching TV? Play some of your favorite Wii U and board games with your friends. Ages 7-12.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Jazz It Out With the Wildcat Dancers Dance Team!
Wed, Feb 17, 6:30 pm
Come support Michele Blecher, Dance Director, and the Royal Palm Beach Community High School Wildcat Dancers Dance Team as they perform several Jazz and Contemporary dance routines in honor of Black History Month. All ages.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Sat, Feb 20, 10:30 am

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Pajamarama Story Time: Tales from the Land of Africa
Tue, Feb 23, 6:30 pm
Join us as we take an imaginary trip to the beautiful land of Africa and listen to tales of animal tricksters and troublemakers who will make us laugh and smile. Make an African-inspired craft to bring home. Don’t forget to wear your favorite PJs! Stuffed animals are welcome! Ages 3-6.
(45 min.) Preregister.
The “Under Construction” LEGO® Crew
Thu, Feb 25, 3:30 pm
Use our LEGO® bricks 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.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Wellington Branch
Craftapalooza
Wed, Feb 10, 3:00 pm
Lots of Artistic Fun. Choose to create multiple crafts from our fun selections. Ages 2-8. Limit 50.
(60 min.)
Partying Around
Sat, Feb 13, 11:00 am
Bring your dancing shoes, it's a party! Join us for fun stories, songs and a craft for a good time! Limit 40. Ages 2-6.
(40 min.)
Terrific Tessellation Art
Thu, Feb 18, 3:00 pm
Make your own tessellation masterpiece using animal patterns. Ages 8-12. Limit 24.
(90 min.)
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Sat, Feb 20, 2:30 pm

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
LEGO® Bricks
Mon, Feb 22, 3:00 pm
Create vehicles or buildings out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6 & up. Limit 25.
(45 min.)
Movie Matinee
Tue, Feb 23, 2:30 pm
"Inside Out." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (102 min.)
PG
West Boca Branch
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Wed, Feb 10, 10:30 am

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Valentine’s Day Celebration
Thu, Feb 11, 3:30 pm
Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early with some fun stories, a game, a short film and a craft. Ages 3 & up.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Saturday Morning Crafts & Cards
Sat, Feb 13, 10:30 am
Stop in the story time room for a casual time of crafting and card making. A few simple crafts will be available as well as materials to design your own beautiful cards for your loved ones. Ages 3-9.
(60 min.)
Superhero Mini Camp
Tue, Feb 16, 3:30 pm
Create a superhero identity, craft, and tackle a few superhero activities as you discover your inner superhero. Costumes welcome. Grades K-5.
(60 min.) Preregister.
LEGO® Time
Sat, Feb 20, 10:30 am
Show off your building skills. Use our blocks and share your creations with the group. Ages 5-10.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Bouncing Babies
Mon, Feb 22, 10:30 am
Baby and parents or caregivers are invited to share in a time of stories, songs and finger plays. Ages 3-12 mos.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Royal Subjects
Tue, Feb 23, 3:30 pm
We are inviting all local royalty to hear some stories of your fellow kings, queens, princesses, and princes. We’ll also watch a short film and make a craft to take home. Royal attire is encouraged, but not required. Grades K-3.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Minecraft Mania
Sat, Feb 27, 10:00 am
Gather with other Minecraft enthusiasts. Bring your device and challenge other players. Minecraft themed activity pages also available. Ages 7 & up.
(90 min.) Preregister.
West Boynton Branch
Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Feb 10, 3:00 pm
Discover the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club
Wed, Feb 10, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Reading Buddies
Wed, Feb 10, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can work once-a-week with a teen to read together to improve reading skills and play fun literacy games. Grades K-5.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Valentine's Day Story Time
Sat, Feb 13, 11:00 am
Join us for stories and songs about Valentine's Day, love and family! Ages 3-5.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Feb 17, 3:00 pm
Discover the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club
Wed, Feb 17, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Reading Buddies
Wed, Feb 17, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can work once-a-week with a teen to read together to improve reading skills and play fun literacy games. Grades K-5.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories
Wed, Feb 24, 11:15 am

Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling. With African drumming and dance, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation, Moonlight Stories will appeal to the child’s heart in everyone. Orisirisi spins yarns and shares learning experiences that none will soon forget!

All ages.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Chess Class for Beginners
Wed, Feb 24, 3:00 pm
Discover the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-12.
(30 min.) Preregister.
Chess Club
Wed, Feb 24, 3:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-12.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Reading Buddies
Wed, Feb 24, 4:45 pm
Need practice reading? Children in grades K-5 can work once-a-week with a teen to read together to improve reading skills and play fun literacy games. Grades K-5.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Toddler Read & Play
Fri, Feb 26, 10:15 am
Start off with stories and songs. Take a break and come back and play. Ages 18-30 mos.
(75 min.) Preregister.
Seuss Time!
Mon, Feb 29, 4:00 pm
Gather for an afternoon of silly Seuss fun, including stories by Dr. Seuss, silly songs and a craft. Ages 5-8.
(45 min.) Preregister.