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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-06-23
E.g., 2015-06-23
Adult Program
Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 27, 2:00 pm
Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Players of all levels welcome.
Preregister. (90 min.)
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 27, 6:30 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.

Celebrate Haitian Heritage Month Book Festival
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 30, 2:00 pm
In recognition of Haitian Heritage Month join host Bito David, from the School District of PBC Department of Communications and Community Engagement, for a celebration of Haitian authors and literature. Featured authors include Dr. Gerard Ferere, Dr. Diane Allerdyce, Bito David, Dr. Margaret Armand, Margaret Papillon, Jessica Fievre and others.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
The Great Courses® American Revolution
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 03, 10:00 am
Lecture 1: The Imperial Crisis, 1763-1773. Lecture 2: The Ancient Constitution. Lecture 3: "A Soldier What's Fit for a Soldier." Lecture 4: "How the British Regulars Fired and Fled." Lecture 5: Standoff in Boston, 1775. Lecture 6: Bunker Hill.
The superheroes of American history are featured in this DVD lecture series. Why did 13 colonies, with nothing resembling a unified and trained army and with no navy to speak of, believe they could defeat the most powerful nation? Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 03, 6:30 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.

Balance Class
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 1:00 pm
The Area Agency on Aging will present an interactive workshop designed for seniors who are concerned about falling or have fallen in the past. You will learn how to control your fear of falling, set realistic goals for increasing activity, and learn special exercises for increasing strength, balance and flexibility.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Family Chess Tournament
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jun 06, 1:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of a family chess tournament. Chess sets provided. All ages.
Preregister. (3 hr.)
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 10:00 am
Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device and a librarian will show you how to borrow the library's eBooks. Call to schedule an appointment.
(30 min.)
The Great Courses® American Revolution
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 10:00 am
Lecture 7: The King, the Conqueror and the Coward. Lecture 8: Conquering Canada, Reconquering Boston. Lecture 9: Common Sense. Lecture 10: An Army Falls in Brooklyn. Lecture 11: "A Glorious Issue." Lecture 12: Joy in Princeton.
The superheroes of American history are featured in this DVD lecture series. Why did 13 colonies, with nothing resembling a unified and trained army and with no navy to speak of, believe they could defeat the most powerful nation? Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Balance Class
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 1:00 pm
The Area Agency on Aging will present an interactive workshop designed for seniors who are concerned about falling or have fallen in the past. You will learn how to control your fear of falling, set realistic goals for increasing activity, and learn special exercises for increasing strength, balance and flexibility.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 6:30 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.

Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 10:00 am
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online.
(2 hr.)
Credit Confidence
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 2:00 pm
ClearPoint Credit Counseling will explain how credit can affect your financial life and identify strategies to help you reduce debt and manage your credit over the long term.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Otaku Club
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 4:00 pm
Do you enjoy gaming, watching anime, reading manga or graphic novels, cosplay, or playing role playing card games? Join us in planning future programs for your age group. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 18 & up.
Preregister. (60 min.)
The Great Courses® American Revolution
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 10:00 am
Lecture 13: "Congress Are Not a Fit Body." Lecture 14: "America Is Not Subdued." Lecture 15: "A Day Famous in the Annals of America." Lecture 16: "Not Yet the Air of Soldiers." Lecture 17: With Washington at Valley Forge. Lecture 18: The Widening War.
The superheroes of American history are featured in this DVD lecture series. Why did 13 colonies, with nothing resembling a unified and trained army and with no navy to speak of, believe they could defeat the most powerful nation? Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Balance Class
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 1:00 pm
The Area Agency on Aging will present an interactive workshop designed for seniors who are concerned about falling or have fallen in the past. You will learn how to control your fear of falling, set realistic goals for increasing activity, and learn special exercises for increasing strength, balance and flexibility.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 6:30 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
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 2:00 pm
Bring your compatible eReader, laptop, tablet or mobile device and a librarian will show you how to borrow the library's eBooks. Call to schedule an appointment.
(30 min.)
Medicare 101
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 2:00 pm
Are you having difficulty understanding your Medicare options and benefits? The Florida Department of Elder Affairs' SHINE will cover the five different parts of Medicare and how to decide between Original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage plan.
Preregister. (60 min.)
The Great Courses® American Revolution
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 10:00 am
Lecture 19: The French Menace. Lecture 20: Vain Hopes in the Carolinas. Lecture 21: "The Americans Fought Like Demons." Lecture 22: The Reward of Loyalty. Lecture 23: A Sword for General Washington. Lecture 24: "It Is All Over."
The superheroes of American history are featured in this DVD lecture series. Why did 13 colonies, with nothing resembling a unified and trained army and with no navy to speak of, believe they could defeat the most powerful nation? Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (3 hr.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 2:00 pm
Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies?
Preregister. (90 min.)
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 6:30 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.

Balance Class
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 1:00 pm
The Area Agency on Aging will present an interactive workshop designed for seniors who are concerned about falling or have fallen in the past. You will learn how to control your fear of falling, set realistic goals for increasing activity, and learn special exercises for increasing strength, balance and flexibility.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Fireworks Safety
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Jun 29, 2:00 pm
Join us as Fire Safety Specialist Jeff Heinz talks about being safe around fireworks. Let's be safe this 4th! All ages.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 10:00 am
Our librarians can help you with all of your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online.
(2 hr.)
Children's Program
Butterflies in May!
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, May 28, 3:30 pm

There are so many beautiful butterflies! We'll read stories and learn about these wonderful insects. Then we'll create a beautiful butterfly of our own. Ages 3-6.

Preregister. (60 min.)
LEGO® Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, May 29, 4:00 pm

Bring your imagination and create something! Ages 6-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
"The Bookstore Mouse" Book Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, May 31, 2:00 pm

Join us at the end of the month for a book club on "The Bookstore Mouse," by Peggy Christian. We will have discussions, a craft and a treat. Copies of the book will be available at the children's desk for check out at the beginning of the month. This book has a Lexile Level of 810. Grades 3-6.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Superhero Camp
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Jun 01, 3:30 pm
Become a Superhero. Make masks and webs, and have photo opportunities for parents.

Join us for a four-week superhero camp! Each week we will explore a different aspect of the world of superheroes. Ages 6 & up.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Edible Finger Painting for Toddlers
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 02, 10:30 am

Let your toddler explore textures and tastes as they finger paint with pudding. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-2.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Animals are Heroes Too!
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 3:30 pm

Animals are heroes too! Join us for a story time that celebrates these amazing creatures and make a special craft. Ages 4 & up.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Art for Tots
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jun 05, 11:00 am

Join us for this four-week session where we'll explore different techniques to create beautiful artworks. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-5.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Chess Club for Kids
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jun 05, 3:30 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Chess Club meets weekly in the summer. Players of all levels welcome. Ages 8-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Family Chess Tournament
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jun 06, 1:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of a family chess tournament. Chess sets provided. All ages.

Preregister. (3 hr.)
Superhero Camp
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 3:30 pm
Real Life Superhero Day. Do you know somebody that is a real-life superhero? Let's find out more!

Join us for a four-week superhero camp! Each week we will explore a different aspect of the world of superheroes. Ages 6 & up.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Rescue Heroes!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 10:00 am

Meet some heroes from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Discuss fire safety and take a tour of the fire truck. All ages.

Preregister. (60 min.)
The Hero in Every One of Us
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 2:00 pm

Every man, woman and child has the potential to be a hero. Join us for a special story time that highlights all the ways you can be a hero too! Craft-making is included. Ages 4 & up.

Preregister. (45 min.)
Art for Tots
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jun 12, 11:00 am

Join us for this four-week session where we'll explore different techniques to create beautiful artworks. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-5.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Chess Club for Kids
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jun 12, 3:30 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Chess Club meets weekly in the summer. Players of all levels welcome. Ages 8-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Summer is For Watercolors!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jun 13, 11:00 am

Watercolor fans are welcome to create a very special art piece. Materials provided. Ages 2 & up.

Preregister. (45 min.)
The Magic of The Amazing Mr. A
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jun 13, 2:30 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.
Superhero Camp
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 3:30 pm
Makers and Creators. Bring your superhero imagination to make stuff.

Join us for a four-week superhero camp! Each week we will explore a different aspect of the world of superheroes. Ages 6 & up.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Art for Tots
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jun 19, 11:00 am

Join us for this four-week session where we'll explore different techniques to create beautiful artworks. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-5.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Chess Club for Kids
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jun 19, 3:30 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Chess Club meets weekly in the summer. Players of all levels welcome. Ages 8-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Superhero Father's Day
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Jun 21, 2:30 pm

Make a superhero gift for your superhero dad! Ages 5 & up.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Superhero Camp
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 3:30 pm
Obstacle Course and Spy Day!

Join us for a four-week superhero camp! Each week we will explore a different aspect of the world of superheroes. Ages 6 & up.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Art for Tots
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jun 26, 11:00 am

Join us for this four-week session where we'll explore different techniques to create beautiful artworks. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-5.

Preregister. (90 min.)
Chess Club for Kids
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Jun 26, 3:30 pm

Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? Chess Club meets weekly in the summer. Players of all levels welcome. Ages 8-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
LEGO® Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jun 27, 11:00 am

Bring your imagination and build something cool. This month, let's see who can build the tallest tower! Ages 6 & up.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jun 27, 2:30 pm

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.
Superhero Diorama
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Jun 28, 2:30 pm

Recycle a shoe box to make your own superhero action scene. Ages 8 & up.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Fireworks Safety
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Jun 29, 2:00 pm

Join Fire Safety Specialist Jeff Heinz as he talks about being safe around fireworks. Let's be safe this 4th! All ages.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Move It!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 3:00 pm

Come back for another hour of fun games and activities! Jump rope, hula hoops, tag and more! Ages 4 & up.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Teen Program
Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, May 24, 2:00 pm
Love manga, comic books or art? Then come draw and craft with us! Ages 11 & up.
Preregister. (60 min.)
World of Paper Craft
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, May 26, 4:00 pm
Make paper crafts based on your favorite shows and video games. Ages 12 & up.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 30, 10:30 am
Help children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application, 1-hour training session and a 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Teen Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 02, 4:00 pm
Think you have what it takes to challenge your friends to a game or two? Learn the game from other teens. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Family Chess Tournament
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jun 06, 1:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of a family chess tournament. Chess sets provided. All ages.
Preregister. (3 hr.)
Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Jun 07, 2:30 pm
Love manga, comic books or art? Then come draw and craft with us! Ages 11 & up.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Teen Gaming
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 3:30 pm
Enjoy playing Wii or Xbox games? Or perhaps card games like Yu-Gi-Oh! are more your thing. Bring your cards and play with others. Bring along your favorite Rated E or T game to play. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Anime/Manga Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Jun 20, 2:30 pm
Join us for anime-related gaming, crafting and artwork. Watch anime episodes and discuss your favorite manga titles. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Teen Gaming
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 3:30 pm
Enjoy playing Wii or Xbox games? Or perhaps card games like Yu-Gi-Oh! are more your thing. Bring your cards and play with others. Bring along your favorite Rated E or T game to play. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (90 min.)