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Youth Programs

The following programs are available at the Boynton Beach City Library. Programs are free and open to the public. The Library is located at 208 S. Seacrest Blvd. For more information, the public is invited to call 561.742.6390.

Room Legend:

CA Conference Room A; YPR Youth Program; PR Program Room; YSA Youth Services Area

Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or chaperone at all times while in the Library. Groups of five (5) or more must pre-register.  

May 2017

Kids Activity Lab: Monday, May 1, 8 & 15 @ 4:30—5:30 pm
Play board and videogames using a Wii, WiiU, PS3 or Xbox 360; or make wearable art with Rainbow Looms. Grades K—5. Room: YPR

Baby Storytime: Tuesday, May 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 @ 10:30—11 am
Listen to stories and rhymes and sing songs that promote early literacy and development, while meeting other babies and parents. Ages Birth—24 months. Room: YSA

Simple Science: Magnetic Slime: Tuesday, May 2 @ 4:30—5:30 pm
Make and play with magnetized slime! Grades 3—7. Room: YPR

Family Storytime: Wednesday, May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 @ 10—11 am 
Listen to fun stories, sing silly songs and learn new fingerplays while making new friends at the Library. Ages Infants—5 years old. Room: YSA

Little Artists: Thursday, May 4 @ 10—11 am 
Explore your creativity and showcase your artistic side. Ages 2—5 years old. Room: YPR

Lego® Club: Thursday, May 4 @ 4—5 pm
Complete the monthly build challenge or free build to test your creativity. School-age children encouraged, but a section of blocks for younger siblings are available. Grades K—6. Room: YPR

Mother’s Day Gift Workshop: Thursday, May 11 @ 4:30—5:30 pm
Create a beautiful gift for your mother or grandmother. Grades K—5. Room: YPR

Make and Take: May Flowers: Tuesday, May 16 @ 4:30—5:30 pm
Make colorful flowers to take home. Grades K—5. Room: YPR

Asian Pacific Heritage Month Celebration: Monday, May 22 @ 4:30—5:30 pm
May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month! Celebrate the Asian Pacific culture, make a craft and enjoy a snack. Grades K—5. Room: YPR

FSA Relief Party: Thursday, May 25 @ 4:30—5:30 pm 
You made it! Celebrate the end of FSA (Florida Standardized Assessment) testing! Play games and enjoy a treat. Grades 2—6. Room: YPR

June 2017

Build a Better World! Summer Reading Club 2017:
Join the Summer Reading Club (SRC)! It’s free and you can win great prizes! Read, participate and win! Registration starts Monday, June 5 at 2:30 pm in the Youth Services Room and ends July 31. Thanks and appreciation to the SRC sponsor, the Friends of the Boynton Beach City Library. Ages:  Infants—Grade 12. Room:  YSA

Summer Reading Club Kickoff:  Build a Better World!:  Monday, June 5 @ 2:30—4 pm
Complete building challenges and enjoy fun surprises! Register for the Summer Reading Club to earn a chance to win cool prizes! All Ages. Room:  YPR

Perler Bead Art:  Tuesday, June 6 @ 1:30—2:30 pm
Let your creativity shine as you fuse plastic perler beads together to make artistic designs in a pixelated style! Grades K—5. Room:  YSA

Reading Buddies:  Tuesday, June 6, 13, 20 & 27 @ 2:30—3:30 pm
Pair up, read with each other and play fun literacy games! Grades K—5. Room:  YPR

Family Storytime:  Wednesday, June 7, 14, 21 & 28 @ 10—11 am
Listen to stories, sing silly songs and learn new fingerplays while making friends at the Library. Ages Infants—5 years old. Room:  YSA

Science Wednesdays:  Wednesday, June 7, 14 & 28 @ 2—3 pm
Participate in experiments and activities to learn about different branches of science! Grades K—5. Room:  YPR

June   7:     Fun with Legos®      (Structural Engineering)
June 14:     Straw Rockets     (Distance and Angle)
June 28:     House of Cards     (Balance and Engineering)

Community Service Club:  Wednesday, June 7, 14, 21 & 28 @ 3—4 pm
If you like helping others, spend an afternoon each week doing something nice for different people in the community. Grades K—5. Room:  YPR

Movie Break:  Thursday, June 8, 15, 22 & 29 @ 1—3 pm
Relax and enjoy a fun movie! All ages. Room:  PR

June   8:     Finding Dory (PG)
June 15:     Zootopia (PG)
June 22:     The Angry Birds Movie (PG)
June 29:     Storks (PG)

Reader’s Theatre:  Thursday, June 8, 15, 22 & 29 @ 3—4 pm 
Write and illustrate your own book and have fun acting it out! Grades K—5. Room:  YPR

Healthy Eating:  Monday, June 12, 19 & 26 @ 2:30—3:30 pm
Learn how to make good food choices and how to prepare snacks that are healthy and easy! Grades K—5. Room:  YPR

Kids Activity Lab:  Monday, June 12 & 19 @ 3:30—4:30 pm
Play board and videogames using a Wii, Wii U, PS3 or Xbox 360; or make wearable art with Rainbow Looms. Grades K—5. Room:  YPR

Make and Take:  Father’s Day Cards:  Tuesday, June 13 @ 1:30—2:30 pm
Create a handmade Father’s Day card for someone special. All Ages. Room:  YPR

Palm Beach Zoo:  Rainforest Rescue:  Monday, June 26 @ 6—7 pm
The Library goes “wild” with visiting animals from the Palm Beach Zoo! See them up close and learn about the habitats in which they live. Peanut Allergy:  Some of the animals are fed peanuts as a snack by their handlers. Event sponsored by the Friends of the Boynton Beach City Library. All ages. Room: PR

Make and Take:  Piggy Banks:  Tuesday, June 27 @ 1:30—2:30 pm
Learn about money and make your own piggy bank in which to keep your savings! Grades K—5. Room:  YPR