Program Highlights: November 2015

November is Families Reading Together month at the Palm Beach County Library System. Check our Happenings for family programming near you!

Acreage Branch

Sat, Nov 21, 2:00 pm
Monster Trivia
Test your monster knowledge with a stimulating game of trivia. Form a team or compete alone. Bragging rights and prizes will be awarded to the winners. All ages. (90 min.) Preregister.

Sat, Nov 21, 3:30 pm
Monster Mash Costume Contest
Show off your best monster, Regency-era and steampunk costumes. Prizes awarded at 4:30 pm to
age groups: 0 to 7 years, 6 to 11 years, 12 to 17 years, 18 years & up. All ages. (60 min.)

Belle Glade Branch

Tue, Nov 17, 3:00 pm
Thanksgiving Stories & Crafts
Hear some great stories and make a fun Thanksgiving craft or two. Ages 5-8. (45 min.) Preregister.

Gardens Branch

Tue, Nov 24, 3:15 pm
Thanksgiving Crafts A-Plenty!
Come join us as we read a story, then craft away with one, two, or all three Thanksgiving crafts that are sure to make the holiday a special one! Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Glades Road Branch

Tue, Nov 03, 2:00 pm
Color Me Calm
Coloring is a calming, relaxing activity, even for adults. Coloring sheets and pencils provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Tue, Nov 17, 6:30 pm
Hunger Games Party!
Celebrate the final film with trivia, games and snacks. May the odds be ever in your favor! Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Mon, Nov 23, 6:30 pm
Thanksgiving Stories & Crafts
Celebrate Thanksgiving with stories, songs, crafts and a short film. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Greenacres Branch

Thu, Nov 05, 11:00 am
It’s Pumpkin Time!
Pumpkins are everywhere! Listen to stories of how they grow, count and sort them and then make a special pumpkin book to take home. Ages 3-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Wed, Nov 18, 4:00 pm
Thanksgiving Story Yoga
Story Yoga integrates reading with yoga poses. Learn simple yoga as we listen to “The Bear Says Thanks!” Yoga is beneficial for children in learning how to calm the mind, enhance self-esteem, strengthen muscles and increase flexibility. Ages 5-7. (30 min.) Preregister.

Hagen Ranch Road Branch

Wed, Nov 18, 11:00 am
Thankful Turkeys
Calling all little gooblers! Join us for thankful stories and songs to celebrate Thanksgiving. We will also watch a short movie and make a turkey craft. Ages 2-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Jupiter Branch

Tue, Nov 24, 11:00 am
A Time for Giving Thanks
Enjoy Thanksgiving stories and songs, and make a special craft for your holiday table. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Lantana Road Branch

Sat, Nov 28, 2:30 pm
Otaku Club
Be proud to be a fan of anime and manga! Join us for anime-related activities and watch anime episodes. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Main Branch

Mon, Nov 09, 3:30 pm
Pokémon Club: I Choose You!
Are you a fan of Pokémon? Then we’ve got the perfect club for you! Get together with other Pokémon fans to play games, make crafts, and talk about your favorite Pokémon. Be sure to bring your Nintendo DS, Pokémon games, Pokémon trading cards, or anything Pokémon related to show off. We’re going to get our Poké-fun on! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Sat, Nov 14, 2:00 pm
Walking Dead Trivia
Test your knowledge of The Walking Dead during our trivia event. Form a team, or compete alone, in ghoulish game of trivia about the hit television and comic book series. Bragging rights and prizes will be awarded to the winners. (90 min.) Preregister.

Tue, Nov 17, 2:00 pm
Paisley, Print & Mandala Party
According to recent articles in The New York Times and The Miami Herald, adult coloring is gaining in popularity. Enjoy a coloring session with fellow enthusiasts. Coloring sheets containing a variety of paisleys, prints and mandalas, as well as colored pencils will be provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Wed, Nov 18, 6:00 pm
Caramel Apple Dipping
Apples + caramel + candy = a perfect fall evening. All supplies provided. Grades 6-12. Limit 15. (60 min.) Preregister.

Okeechobee Blvd Branch

Sat, Nov 07, 3:00 pm
Anime Club
Meet other teens who enjoy watching and talking about anime, eat Pocky and share your knowledge
about manga. Show off your manga drawings, too! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sat, Nov 21, 11:00 am
Teen Wii U Gaming & More
It’s International Game Day so meet your friends for some Wii gaming and classic board game fun. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Wed, Nov 25, 10:30 am
It’s a Craft Bonanza – Thanksgiving Style!
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.)

Wellington Branch

Tue, Nov 17, 3:00 pm
Game Day
Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (90 min.)

Sat, Nov 21, 2:00 pm
The Maharajah Magic Show
Witness the impossible as Prof. Kumar, Magician Maharajah of India, presents a humorous and entertaining program of amazing sleights, astonishing illusions, and surprising stunners that will dazzle your mind and leave you speechless. Fun for the whole family. (60 min.) Preregister.

West Boca Branch

Thu, Nov 05, 7:00 pm
Comics and Coffee: Adult Book Discussion
Whether you’re a longtime comic fan or just getting started, this is the book club for you! Discuss great graphic novels and enjoy delicious coffee. This month read “The Fade Out, Volume 1,” by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips. Books available at the information desk. (90 min.)

Tue, Nov 17, 2:00 pm
Crafternoon: Coloring for Adults
You are never too old to color! Enjoy a relaxing afternoon unleashing your creative side coloring in
beautiful designs and pictures. All materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Thu, Nov 19, 11:00 am
Little Turkey Time
Enjoy Thanksgiving stories, fun songs and a special craft. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Thu, Nov 19, 3:30 pm
Gobble, Gobble, Gobble
Get ready for turkey day by listening to a Thanksgiving story or two, playing a game and making a cool craft. Grades K & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

West Boynton Branch

Tue, Nov 10, 7:00 pm
Sherlock Holmes Mystery Club
The game’s afoot with facilitator Howard Schoen and other Sherlock fans for films and discussions of the renowned literary detective. (75 min.)

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