Here are some highlights from PBCLS’s August calendar. As usual, check out more of our awesome programming in the Happenings.
Superhero Cinema & Craft
Mon, Aug 03, 2:30 pm
“The Avengers.” ©Walt Disney Pictures. (142 min.) Enjoy an out-of-this-world afternoon constructing a superhero craft while watching your favorite heroes save the planet. Preregister. PG-13
Board Game Day
Sat, Aug 08, 2:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. All ages . (2 hr.) Preregister.
Comic Book Night: “Justice League” Edition
Thu, Aug 13, 7:00 pm
Comic book fans unite and chat about your favorite heroes and villains while enjoying pizza. This month, the group will focus on “Justice League.” (90 min.) Preregister.
Card Gamers Club
Wed, Aug 26, 7:00 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, Magic and more. If you like collectible card games, this is your place to be. Bring your deck, box, or binder and come with a friend or make a new one. All ages . (90 min.) Preregister.
Folded Book Sculpture
Thu, Aug 27, 2:30 pm
Join craft enthusiast Robert Rosenthal and transform books into works of sculpture. Materials provided. Limit 15. (2 hr.) Preregister.
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Wed, Aug 05, 4:00 pm
Sign up for this six session course facilitated by award-winning poet Stacie Kiner. Sessions are Wednesdays, 4:00 pm on Aug 05 & 19, Sep 16 & 30, and Oct 14 & 21. Limit 10. (90 min.) Preregister, beginning Mon, Jul 27.
Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Aug 22, 2:30 pm
Love to play Xbox and Wii games? Play against others in friendly competition. If you have a favorite multiplayer game, bring it to play! Or if you prefer card games like Magic: The Gathering or Yuh-Gi-Oh!, bring your cards to play against others! We welcome RPG players as well. Ages 18 & up. (90 min.)
Sat, Aug 22, 2:30 pm
Be proud to be an anime and manga fan! Join us for anime-related fun. Ages 18 & up. (90 min.)
Nail Stamping 101
Sat, Aug 08, 2:00 pm
Want to rock amazingly artistic nails but don’t know how? Try nail stamping! Learn about this nail technique that lets you add designs, details, and drama to your favorite manicures. Please paint your nails prior to arriving to the program. All materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Writer’s Critique Workshop
Tue, Aug 04, 5:30 pm
Offer and accept constructive criticism and comments to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere led by library staff. (2 hr.)
Thu, Aug 13, 1:00 pm
“Captain America the First Avenger.” ©Walt Disney Pictures. (124 min.) PG-13
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Book Life Presents: Adult Coloring: Meditative Mandala
Wed, Aug 19, 2:15 pm
“Mandala” comes from the Sanskrit word meaning “circle”, and these intricate, circular designs are believed to represent perfection, wholeness and oneness, allowing us to mediate on the many circular relationships we experience in nature and life. Rediscover the creative and relaxing attributes of coloring while you meditate on and personalize your own individual mandala. Materials provided. Ages 16 & up. (60 min.)
Tue, Aug 18, 6:30 pm
Have fun at this open-ended creative session with paper, mixed media, Mod Podge and more. Add to the fun by leaving one or more bookmarks somewhere in the library stacks for someone to find and use. (90 min.) Preregister.
West Boca Branch
Crafternoon: Paper Beads
Mon, Aug 17, 2:00 pm
Use recycled magazines to create colorful paper beads and then use the beads to make a unique bracelet. (60 min.) Preregister.
Fantasy Football Draft
Sun, Aug 30, 2:00 pm
Join us for the inaugural West Boca Branch NFL Fantasy Football League! Assemble the ultimate roster and get acquainted with fellow league members at our kick-off event. All skill levels welcome. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister, beginning Sat, Aug 01.
West Boynton Branch
Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
Tue, Aug 11, 7:00 pm
The game’s afoot with facilitator Howard Schoen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (90 min.)
Crafternoon: Cards for Heroes
Thu, Aug 20, 2:00 pm
Create beautiful hand-crafted cards: one for you and one for a local hero serving our community. Materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.