Belle Glade Library Happenings

BELLE GLADE — The Belle Glade Branch Library, located at 725 N.W. Fourth St. in Belle Glade, will hold the following events in May:

Adult activities

• Friday, May 3, 10:30 a.m., Browsers – Basic (Hands-on) — Learn the basics of using the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser. Some computer experience is necessary. (60 minutes to 2 hours) Preregister.

• Tuesdays, May 7, 14 and 21, 2 p.m., Book-A-Librarian — Personalized attention in areas of computers, mobile devices, genealogy, online resources and more. Space is limited. (60 minutes) Preregister.

• Thursdays, May 9, 16, 23 and 30, 1 p.m., English Exchange — Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hours)

• Thursday, May 30, 2 p.m., E-Books (Hands-on) — Learn about the Library’s e-book service. Bring your device and your account information for assistance. (30 minutes to 2 hours) Preregister.

Kids activities

• Thursdays, 3:15 p.m., Crochet for Kids — Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Ages 9 and up. Space is limited. (45 minutes) Preregister.

• Saturday, May 4, all day, Free Comic Book Day — Watch anime, make comic-themed crafts and get a free comic book while supplies last. All ages. First come, first served.

• Mondays, May 6, 13 and 20, 10:30 a.m., Baby Play Date — Features toys, baby board books, puppets, rhymes and songs. Ages 3 to 12 months. (30 minutes)

• Tuesday, May 7, 6:30 p.m., Mommy & Me Tea Party — In celebration of Mother’s Day! Refreshments provided. Ages 3 and up. Space is limited. (50 min.) Preregister.

• Saturdays, May 11 and 25, 2:30 p.m., Pop Up! Arts & Crafts. All ages. (45 minutes)

• Monday, May 13, 3:15 p.m. and Thursday, May 16, 3:15 p.m., Tech Time: Sphero — Use our iPads to navigate a series of challenges with our new tech toy – Sphero! Second through sixth grades. Space is limited. (60 minutes) Preregister.

• Tuesday, May 14, 4:15 p.m., Tales & Riddles From Haiti — Join us for a series of Haitian wisdom, proverbs, jokes, riddles and stories. Refreshments provided. All ages. (45 minutes) Preregister.

• Wednesday, May 15, 3:15 p.m., DIY graduation gifts, ages six & up. (90 minutes)

• Saturday, May 18, 11 a.m., Haitian Heritage Month Family Celebration — Celebrate Haitian culture with a folkloric dance and workshop by Afrique Ngozi Dance & Drum. Enjoy stories and make fun crafts. Refreshments provided. All ages. (2 hours) Preregister.

• Monday, May 20, 4 p.m., Who’s That Pokémon, snacks provided, ages seven and up. (60 minutes) Preregister.

• Tuesday, May 21, 4:15 p.m., Haitian Creole for Kids, ages six and up. (45 min.) Preregister.

• Wednesday, May 22, 4 p.m., LEGO® Bricks, ages four and up. (45 minutes)

• Wednesday, May 29, 4 p.m., Kids’ book discussion: “Sélavi, That Is Life — A Haitian Story of Hope,” by Youme. Copies available at local branches. Snacks provided. Ages eight and up. (60 minutes) Preregister.

Teen Activities

• Saturday, May 4, all day, Free Comic Book Day, all ages.

• Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m.. May the Fourth Be With You: Movie & Ice Cream “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” ©Walt Disney Pictures. (135 minutes) Refreshments provided. Preregister. PG-13

• Tuesday, May 7, 4:15 p.m., My Library. My Life! Teen Roundtable — PBCLS is celebrating Internet Danger Month! We’ll discuss privacy rights and the potential legal consequences of what we post on social media. Snacks provided. Fifth through 12th grades. (60 minutes)

• Wednesday, May 15, 3:15 p.m., DIY Graduation Gifts, ages six and up. First come, first served. (90 minutes)

• Saturday, May 18, 2 p.m., Anime Club, snacks provided, fifth through 12th grades. (60 min.) Preregister.

• Tuesday, May 28, 4:15 p.m., Teen Top-Notch Résumé — Update your résumé or create new ones for a variety of summer jobs, internships and more. Fifth through 12th grades. (60 minutes) Preregister.

For information, call 561-996-3453.

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