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E.g., 2014-09-17
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Adult Program
Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 6:30 pm

Our Business Librarian will demonstrate how this online career guidance center can walk you through the job search process from beginning to end, including assisting with creating résumés and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings, and interview preparation. (60 min.)

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View & Discuss: Forbidden Reading
Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:30 pm

©Films for the Humanities & Sciences. In recognition of Banned Books Week, see and discuss a documentary from the “Empire of the Word” series. (52 min.) Facilitated by Dr. Sallie Brown, retired FAU Professor. (90 min.) Not rated.

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Adult Craft Night: Design a Collage
Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 6:30 pm

Inspire your inner artist. Use recycled papers to create a colorful and unique collage. Bring your favorite pair of scissors, all other supplies will be provided. (90 min.)

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Writers’ Critique Workshop
Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 02, 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.)

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¡Contigo Chile! (With You, Chile!)
Wellington Branch
Sun, Oct 05, 1:00 pm

Domingo, 5 de octubre, 1:00 pm Celebremos la hermosa cultura chilena con bailes, música, y artesanía. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Celebrate the beautiful Chilean culture through dance, music, and handcrafted art. (60 min.)

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Election Time 2014: Know the Issues!
Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

State Constitutional Amendments and local ballot questions will be voted on during the upcoming election. Todd Bonlarron, of the County’s Legislative Affairs Department, will offer a clear explanation of what each of these initiatives means to you, the taxpayer. (60 min.)

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Book Life Presents: The Crime Scene Effect, How TV and the Media have it All Wrong
Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 6:30 pm

Dr. Paul L. Friedman, Professor and Department Chair, Crime Scene Technology and Criminal Justice at Palm Beach State College will present this lecture about Crime Scene Investigation. The lecture will concentrate on what really happens behind the yellow tape and in our crime labs. Due to graphic subject matter, mature audiences suggested. (90 min.)

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Ventana al Vino (Deconstructing Wine Myths and Pricing)
Wellington Branch
Sat, Oct 11, 2:00 pm

Sábado, 11 de octubre, 2:00 pm Athena Yannitsas, Especialista Certificada en Vinos y miembro de la Sociedad de Educadores del Vino, ofrecerá una presentación sobre los mitos más comunes acerca del vino y revelará el enigma detrás de los precios del vino. Yannitsas firmará ejemplares de su libro, "Vino, Vida y Alegría." Presentación en Español. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Athena Yannitsas, Certified Wine Specialist and member of the Society of Wine Educators, discusses the most common myths about wine and reveals the enigma behind the price of wine. A book signing of her book in Spanish "Vino, Vida y Alegria," will follow. Lecture offered in Spanish. (60 min.)

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Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 7:00 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches and learn about constellations as you stargaze from sunset to 8:30 pm outside, if the skies are clear. (90 min.)

Children's Program
Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Wellington Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Legos
Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 4:00 pm

Create vehicles or buildings out of Lego pieces. Ages 6 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Superhero Masks
Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 3:30 pm

What kind of hero will you be? Create fun and fearless masks using a variety of materials. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Bird Bonanza
Wellington Branch
Sat, Oct 04, 11:00 am

Fly in for fun stories featuring our favorite feathery friends. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 4:00 pm

Live through your art by different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45+ min.)

Pokémon League
Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 07, 5:30 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 8 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Not Your Grandma's BINGO
Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 15, 3:30 pm

This isn't your grandma's boring Bingo Night. Create your own card and see if luck is on your side. Join the fun and win a prize! Ages 5 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.)

LEGO® Bricks
Wellington Branch
Mon, Oct 20, 4:00 pm

Builders - create vehicles or buildings out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Teen Program
Teen Takeover
Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 6:00 pm

A night for teens only! Enjoy Yu-Gi-Oh, anime, Wii games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (90 min.) First-come, first-served.

Teen Takeover
Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 22, 6:00 pm

A night for teens only! Enjoy Yu-Gi-Oh, anime, Wii games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (90 min.)