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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Job Help Center
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 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.)
Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 2:00 pm
Do you play chess? Would you like to learn or challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies? All ages. (90 min.)
Preregister.
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Apr 29, 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, May 05, 10:00 am
Our librarians can help you with all your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online.
(2 hr.)
The Faces of Homelessness
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, May 05, 2:00 pm
Are you homeless or know someone who is? Michelle Howell-Phillips from the Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County will offer helpful advice and local help.
(60 min.)
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 06, 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.)
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 06, 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, May 12, 10:00 am
Our librarians can help you with all your job search needs from creating a résumé to applying for a job online.
(2 hr.)
Identity Theft
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, May 12, 2:00 pm
ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions, a nonprofit organization, will help you find ways to protect your personal information from identity thieves, and address what to do if you have been a victim.
Preregister. (60 min.)
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 13, 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.

Breast Cancer Awareness
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, May 19, 2:00 pm

Health is wealth! Join Trivel McKire from the Florida Department of Health as she discusses the importance of breast cancer awareness and screenings. Don't know where to get screened for free? Find out where in this enlightening presentation. (60 min.)

Preregister.
eBook Assistance: One-on-One
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 20, 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.)
English Exchange
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 20, 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.

Haitian Heritage Month: Celebrating the Written Word with Edwidge Danticat
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, May 21, 6:30 pm
Celebrate Haitian Heritage Month with renowned author Edwidge Danticat and the winners of the School District of Palm Beach County Haitian Heritage Month essay contest as they read from their works and answer your questions. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Preregister. (90 min.)
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.)
Children's Program
CANCELLED - Outer Space!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, Apr 28, 3:30 pm

Join us for hands-on experiments about outer space and create a craft to take home. Dress to get messy. Ages 7-10. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Children's Day and Book Day (El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros)
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Apr 30, 4:00 pm

Miércoles, 30 de abril, 4:30 pm Come join us for bilingual songs, stories, a craft and a piñata. Costumes welcome! Ages 4-10. (90 min.) ¡Únase a nosotros para canciones bilingües, cuentos, manualidades y una piñata! Disfraces bienvenidos! Edades 4-10. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Come Play! Vin Jwe!
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 02, 2:30 pm

In honor of Haitian Heritage Month, play games that are enjoyed by children in Haiti, such as woslè (jacks), jwèt kay (mancala), marèl (hopscotch), sote kòd (jump rope), krik krak and dominoes. Ages 5 & up.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Mani Glam Day
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, May 03, 2:30 pm

Mothers and daughters, come paint each other's nails for a fun mani day! All ages.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, May 08, 3:30 pm

Learn how to play this fascinating game. If you already know how to play, join us for some friendly games. Ages 8-12.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Cinderella
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 09, 3:00 pm

If you loved the movie, then join us for a classic read of the story and make a craft fit for royalty. Costumes are welcome. Ages 4-7.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Mother's Day Surprise
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, May 10, 2:30 pm

Make your mother a special gift, made by you for Mother's Day! Ages 5 & up.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Aloha, Hawaii!
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, May 11, 3:30 pm

Join us for lei making and stories from the culture of Hawaii and the Pacific Islands! Ages 4 & up.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Move It!
Lantana Road Branch
Sun, May 17, 2:00 pm

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

Preregister. (60 min.)
Munchkin!
Lantana Road Branch
Tue, May 19, 4:00 pm

Play this role-playing card game with us! If you don't know how to play, we will teach you! Ages 8 & up.

Preregister. (60 min.)
Monkey Around!
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, May 20, 3:30 pm

Monkey around with these stories about primates and make a cute craft. Ages 4-7.

Preregister. (45 min.)
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.)
Teen Program
Teen Art Club
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 27, 4:00 pm
Come join us as we draw, work on our art, and try new ways of making art. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.)
Preregister.
Teen Gamers' Hour
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, May 01, 4:00 pm
Do you enjoy playing Wii or Xbox games? Or perhaps card games like Yu-Gi-Oh! are more your thing. Bring your own cards and play with others. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 02, 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.)
Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 09, 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.)
Anime Club
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 09, 2:30 pm
Join other teens who enjoy anime and manga. Watch anime and create anime-inspired art and crafts. Cosplayers are welcome! Ages 12-17.
(90 min.)
Teen Chess Club
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, May 15, 4:00 pm
Join us to play a few games of chess with friends. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 16, 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 Gamers' Hour
Lantana Road Branch
Fri, May 22, 4:00 pm
Do you enjoy playing Wii or Xbox games? Or perhaps card games like Yu-Gi-Oh! are more your thing. Bring your own cards and play with others. Ages 12-17.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 23, 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.)
Anti-Prom
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, May 23, 2:00 pm
Not going to the prom? If you're not, or even if you are, join us for some fun. Snacks provided. No corsage will be necessary! Ages 12-17.
(2 hr.)
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.)