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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: “Still Life with Bread Crumbs”
Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 02, 2:30 pm
Join Stacie Kiner for a book discussion. Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies.
Writer's Critique Workshop
Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 03, 6:30 pm
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti, Regional Director of the Florida Writers' Association, Palm Beach County.
(2 hr.)
Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 08, 10:00 am
Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian.
(30 min.)
Scrabble for Adults
Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 10, 6:30 pm
Join other Scrabble fans and enjoy a fun evening of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board if you have one.
(2 hr.)
Preregister.
Chess Club for Adults
Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 14, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Zumba® Gold
Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 15, 6:30 pm
Join the party in this Latin inspired dance fitness class where we mix fun moves and rhythms to burn calories. Suitable for active older adults and beginners. Don't forget your towel and water.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
The Art of Snail Mail
Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 17, 6:30 pm
Help revive real mail with mail art and brighten someone’s mail box with an original, hand-crafted card and envelope — you’ll never send a boring envelope again! We’ll provide writing/drawing tools, paper, envelopes, and card-making supplies. You supply address(es) and stamps.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 22, 10:00 am
Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian.
(30 min.)
How Native Canopy Plants Can Benefit Your Property
Wellington Branch
Sat, Sep 26, 10:30 am
What are “native canopy plants" and why is it important to preserve them? What are the benefits of native plants, what threatens them, and what can we do to preserve, protect, and restore them? Join UF/IFAS Cooperative Extension Agent Laurie Albrecht for this informative presentation and receive a voucher for a free three-gallon native tree.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Children's Program
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 08, 2:30 pm
"Monsters University."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(104 min.)
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Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 09, 2:30 pm
"Wreck It Ralph."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(108 min.)
PG
My First Movie
Wellington Branch
Fri, Sep 11, 10:15 am
"Toy Story." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (81 min.)
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Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 14, 3:00 pm
Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. Limit 20.
(45 min.)
Not Your Grandma's Bingo
Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 16, 3:30 pm
Create your own card and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5-12. Limit 25.
(40 min.)
Chapter Crafters: "The Hobbit"
Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 21, 2:30 pm
In honor of Hobbit Day come hear the first chapter of "The Hobbit," while creating a themed craft. Ages 6-11. Limit 25.
(60 min.)
Suncatcher Window Art
Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 23, 3:00 pm
Create a beautiful suncatcher using scratch art papers. Ages 8-12. Limit 25.
(60 min.)
Exciting Electrons
Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 24, 3:00 pm
This electrifying program from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy demonstrations sure to make your eyes light up! From testing the strength of an electro-magnet to experiencing the static electricity from a Van der Graaf Generator, this program is full of fascinating information. Ages 5 & up.
(45 min.)
Preregister.
Duck Tales
Wellington Branch
Fri, Sep 25, 11:00 am
Waddle on over for fun stories, songs and a craft featuring our quacking friends! Ages 2-6. Limit 40.
(45 min.)
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 28, 3:00 pm
"The Pirate Fairy."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(80 min.)
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Game Day
Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 28, 3:00 pm
Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24.
(90 min.)
Teen Program
Pizza Chat
Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 09, 6:00 pm
Bring a book, comic, short story, magazine, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. Limit 24.
(60 min.)
Card Sharks
Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 15, 6:00 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, Magic: The Gathering or just a regular card game. Play against others, trade, or just make new friends. Ages 12-17. Limit 25.
(90 min.)
Teen Takeover
Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 30, 6:00 pm
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Ages 12-17. Limit 30.
(2 hr.)