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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Mon, May 25, for Memorial Day. No materials are due on this day.
 

Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-06-22
E.g., 2015-06-22
Adult Program
Teens, Tweens and Technology: What Parents Need to Know about Bullying, Mental Health and the Internet
Wellington Branch
Thu, May 28, 6:30 pm
Dr. Elaine Rotenberg, Clinical Director, Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service and Assistant State Attorney Greg Schiller, Internet Crimes Against Children Prosecutor, offer real world insight into bullying: what it is, the warning signs, its effect on mental health and most importantly, what you can do about it.
(90 min.)
CANCELLED - Writer’s Critique
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 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.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Chess Club for Adults
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Comic & Cartooning Workshop
Wellington Branch
Sat, Jun 13, 10:00 am
Join us for a cartooning workshop with nationally syndicated cartoonist, Carlos Castellanos, co-creator of the popular "Baldo" comic strip. Carlos will discuss how he started his career and will guide you in your drawing techniques and create your own graphic novel or comic strip ideas. Ages 12 & up. Limit 30.
Preregister. (2 hr.)
Fireworks Safety
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 3:30 pm
Prepare and equip your family with the best of fireworks safety in this winning presentation from our own Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Just in time for the 4th of July. All ages.
Preregister. (60 min.)
General Nutrition: You Are What You Eat
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 2:30 pm
Dr. Eric Pesetsky will discuss general healthy eating habits as well as information geared toward diabetic clients.
Preregister. (60 min.)
Tin Can Caddies
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 6:30 pm
Decorate tin cans with fabric, decorative napkins or washi tape. Finish with a sealer and a wire handle with a decorative charm for a finishing touch. Take home a delightfully, decorative group of tin can caddies to beautify your desk, craft space, or simply to adorn your summer patio. Supplies provided.
Preregister. (90 min.)
Children's Program
May Flowers
Wellington Branch
Sat, May 23, 11:00 am

Now that April showers are over, join us for stories, songs and a craft to celebrate May flowers. Ages 2-6. Limit 40.

(45 min.)
DATE CHANGED - LEGO® Bricks
Wellington Branch
Tue, May 26, 3:00 pm

Create vehicles or buildings out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. Limit 25.

(45 min.)
Not Your Grandma's Bingo
Wellington Branch
Wed, May 27, 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 5-12. Limit 25.

(40 min.)
Game Day
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jun 02, 3:00 pm

Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24.

(90 min.)
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jun 04, 3:00 pm
"Inspector Gadget."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(80 min.)
PG
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, Jun 05, 2:30 pm
"Hercules."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(95 min.)
G
The Magic of the Amazing Mr. A
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 2:30 pm

It's a variety-style magic show you won't want to miss! With magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation, Mr. A will leave you laughing. All ages. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jun 08, 3:00 pm

Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20.

(45 min.)
Root Vegetable Printing
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jun 10, 3:30 pm

Create unique art using different root vegetables. Dress to get messy. Ages 5-10. Limit 25.

(45 min.)
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jun 11, 2:30 pm
"Spy Kids."
©‎Miramax.
(88 min.)
PG
Every Hero Has a Story: Shark Spectacular with Jurassic Parts
Wellington Branch
Fri, Jun 12, 2:30 pm

Fascinated with sharks? See jaws and teeth from over two dozen sharks from around the world and touch a real shark jaw, shark skin and a fossil Megalodon shark tooth. Learn fun facts about sharks and why their conservation is so important. Each child will go home with a genuine fossil shark tooth! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

Preregister.
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jun 15, 2:30 pm
"Big Hero 6."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(102 min.)
PG
Superhero Cuffs
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jun 17, 3:00 pm

Design and decorate your own set of superhero wrist cuffs. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20.

(45 min.)
Create Your Own Superhero
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jun 18, 2:30 pm

What if you could create a brand new superhero? Let's do that! Listen to stories, then use your imagination to create a never before seen superhero. What super powers would they have? What would you name this new crime fighter? Design your super cool defender's costume, then take your hero home for new adventures. Ages 5-10. Limit 25.

(60 min.)
Farmin' Friends
Wellington Branch
Fri, Jun 19, 11:00 am

Cows, pigs, sheep, oh my! Join us for stories, songs and a craft featuring our favorite farm friends. Ages 2-6. Limit 40.

(45 min.)
Father's Day Story Time
Wellington Branch
Fri, Jun 19, 3:00 pm

Hear stories about dad and make your own gift to give him on his big day! Ages 2-6. Limit 40.

(45 min.)
LEGO® Bricks
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jun 22, 3:00 pm

Create vehicles or buildings out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6 & up. Limit 25.

(45 min.)
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jun 23, 2:30 pm
"Brave."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(93 min.)
PG
Not Your Grandma's Bingo
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 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 5-12. Limit 25.

(40 min.)
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, Jun 26, 2:30 pm
"Tangled."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(100 min.)
PG
Super Robot Adventures
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jun 29, 3:00 pm

Love robots? We do too! Join us for robot adventure stories, book talks, and a super robot craft. Ages 5-10. Limit 50.

(45 min.)
Teen Program
Teen Movie Marathon
Wellington Branch
Tue, May 26, 5:30 pm
"The Hunger Games - Catching Fire."
©‎Lions Gate Films, Inc.
(146 min.)
PG-13
Teen Game Night
Wellington Branch
Thu, May 28, 6:00 pm
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 30.
(2 hr.)
Teen Movie Marathon
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jun 09, 5:30 pm
The Hunger Games Mockingjay - Part 1 ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (123 min.)
PG-13
Card Sharks
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jun 16, 6:00 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, Magic: The Gathering, or just a regular card game. Play against others, trade or make new friends. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 25.
(90 min.)
Pizza & Pages
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jun 24, 6:00 pm
Bring a book, comic, short story, magazine, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 20.
(90 min.)
DC Versus Marvel Comics
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jun 25, 6:00 pm
Batman or Ironman? Choose a side for trivia, games and crafts. Show once and for all which company is best. Ages 12-17. Limit 50.
(2 hr.)
Teen Takeover
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jun 30, 6:00 pm
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 30.
(2 hr.)