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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 2:00 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.)
Book Discussion: "Night," by Elie Wiesel
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 2:15 pm
Join us as Barbara Harnick leads us in a discussion of Nobel Peace Prize-winning author Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece “Night,” a deeply poignant account of his survival in the Nazi concentration camps. Stop by the information desk to pick up a copy of the book. (60 min.)
Preregister.
Holocaust Remembrance Film
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 2:15 pm
"Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport." ©Warner Bros. (118 min.) PG
Preregister.
Kiss from a Rose
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, May 06, 2:15 pm
Make this Mother’s Day extra special as we show you how to craft a rose made of chocolate kisses. Materials provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 17 & up.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Writer's Therapy
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, May 11, 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.)
Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, May 18, 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 dates and times available.
(30 min.)
French Beaded Flower: Johnny-Jump Up
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, May 20, 2:15 pm
“Tickle your fancy” as we guide you through constructing this wild pansy with the craft technique of French flower beading. This violet, also known as “heart’s ease”, was supposed to ease the pain and pangs of love. Bring your small, needle nose pliers; other materials provided. Ages 17 & up.
Preregister. (90 min.)
The Craft of Writing: Dialogue
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 23, 10:00 am
In the latest installment of this writing series, join members of the Royal Palm Beach Critique Group as they lead a discussion on tips for writing realistic dialogue to help develop characters, advance plot, and so much more. Bring pen and paper, and anticipate opportunities for audience participation.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Acoustic Java Jam
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 23, 2:15 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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
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
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.)
Children's Program
Wearable Art: Beaded Clay Necklaces
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 4:00 pm

Sculpt, mold and design clay into beautiful beads of various shapes and sizes to create your own piece of jewelry. Materials provided. Ages 7-11. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Japanese Children’s Day Celebration
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 05, 4:00 pm

Celebrate how special children are the Japanese way by making your very own carp windsock, a Japanese style bookmark, and listening to a kamishibai tale. Ages 7-11.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Card Creations for Mom!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, May 07, 4:00 pm

Make your mom or that special person a beautiful Mother’s Day card to show them how much they really mean to you. All materials provided. Ages 5-10.

Preregister. (45 min.)
The “Under Construction” Crew
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, May 08, 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 7-11.

Preregister. (60 min.)
RPB’s Very Own Superhero Robot!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Tue, May 19, 3:30 pm

Summer is just around the corner and we need a mascot for our Summer Reading Program! Work together as a team to create the library’s very own superhero robot using recyclable materials. Don’t forget to bring your imagination with you! Ages 5-10.

Preregister. (60 min.)
It’s a Craft Bonanza!
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, May 22, 3:30 pm

Drop in and make as many crafts as you want with the supplies from our Craft Closet. All materials provided. Ages 2 & up.

(60 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
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.)
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.)
Teen Program
RPB Teen Xpressions
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 09, 2:00 pm
Are you a writer? A poet? An artist? A musician? A fashionista? Here is your chance to share your original poems, writings, art work, etc. with a group of your peers. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (45 min.)
Anime Club
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 09, 3:00 pm
Meet other teens who enjoy watching and talking about anime, eat Pocky, and share your knowledge about manga. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Pitch Perfect Singalong
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, May 13, 5:30 pm
Pitch Perfect ©Universal Pictures. (112 min.) Show off your voice and sing along. Ages 13 & up.
Preregister. PG-13
Washi Tape Madness
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 16, 2:30 pm
Decorate your phone, charger, calculator or wallet with fanciful washi tape, a natural masking tape made out of bamboo fiber. All washi tape provided. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Teen Wii U Gaming
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, May 23, 3:00 pm
Do you game? Wii game! Meet your friends for an afternoon of Wii gaming fun on our new Wii U. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (60 min.)