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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Scrabble for Adults
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 09, 6:30 pm
Join other Scrabble fans and enjoy a fun evening of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own boards if you have them.
(2 hr.)
Preregister.
Chess Club for Adults
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jul 13, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required.
(60 min.)
Zumba® Gold
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 14, 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.
DIY Mason Jar Glittered Votive Lamps
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 16, 6:30 pm
These glitter votive lamps are as pretty unlit as they are lit. Easy to make, they are perfect for a warm alfresco dinner place setting, or to add a little sparkle to your mantle display. Supplies provided.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
FAFSA Seminar: Getting the Most out of College Financial Aid
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 22, 6:30 pm
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be a big part of your college life! The FAFSA provides access to more than $150 billion in grants, loans and work-study funds each year. Join us as Ms. Robin Blank, of the Florida Department of Education, introduces the FAFSA, takes questions, and then guides you through the application process.
(2 hr.)
Preregister.
Financing a Small Buisness
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 28, 2:00 pm
It’s not always easy, but financing a small business is possible. Small Business Development Center consultant and serial entrepreneur, Ted Kramer, covers financing from the traditional to the exotic. Come with an open mind and leave with ideas to make your small business dream a reality.
(2 hr.)
Preregister.
The Great Courses® The History of the Bible: The Making of the New Testament Canon
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 30, 7:00 pm
Lecture 1: The New Testament - An Overview. Lecture 2: Paul - Our Earliest Christian Author. Lecture 3: The Pauline Epistles.
This DVD series will review the when, how and why the New Testament Canon of the Bible was written and who actually authored the books. Learn how they were passed forward through history, as well as, why and how some books, and not others, came to be collected into the canon of scripture. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.
Preregister.
Children's Program
Every Hero has a Story: Geddy the Gecko and Super Geddy
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 07, 2:00 pm
Geddy the Gecko discovers that he can be an everyday hero by learning how to read and helping others even if he doesn't have superpowers. Suddenly, he transforms into Super Geddy and finds he has an awesome super power – the power to break-dance. Nonstop audience participation and dancing. All ages. (45 min.)
Preregister.
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 08, 2:30 pm
"Ella Enchanted."
©‎Miramax.
(96 min.)
PG
Monster High and Ever After High Madness
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 09, 2:00 pm
Royal or Rebel, bring your ghoulfriends for some hex-cellent crafts, games and trivia. Ages 8-12. Limit 50.
(90 min.)
Chapter Crafters
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jul 13, 2:30 pm
Listen to the first chapter of a book series, while creating a lanyard out of duct tape. Ages 6-11. Limit 25.
(60 min.)
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 14, 2:30 pm
"Pocahontas."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(85 min.)
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Craftapalooza
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 15, 2:30 pm
Lots of artistic fun! Choose to create multiple crafts from our fun selections. Ages 2-8. Limit 50.
(60 min.)
Secret Agents
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 16, 3:00 pm
Dig into some exciting detective and spy stories. Create your own secret message decoder. Ages 6-10. Limit 20.
(60 min.)
My First Movie
Wellington Branch
Fri, Jul 17, 10:15 am
"Chicken Little." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (81 min.) Bring the little ones - babies, toddlers, and preschool age children - to see their first movie in a public setting. All ages.
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Apple-Mania!
Wellington Branch
Sat, Jul 18, 11:00 am
Celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day with scrumptious apple stories, songs and a craft. Ages 2-6. Limit 40.
(45 min.)
My Dog Hero
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 22, 2:30 pm
Hear stories about dog heroes, and find some new dog books to read. Make a scratch art picture frame to show off your favorite picture of your own canine hero. Ages 6-10. Limit 20.
(60 min.)
Not Your Grandma's Bingo
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 29, 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.)
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 30, 2:30 pm
"Super Buddies."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(81 min.)
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Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, Jul 31, 2:30 pm
"The Incredibles."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(115 min.)
PG
Teen Program
Pizza & Pages
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 15, 6:00 pm
Bring a book, comic, short story, magazine, fanfic, or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 25.
(90 min.)
Anime All-Stars
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 23, 6:00 pm
Show off your knowledge of Naruto, Luffy, Ichigo, Natsu, Soul and many other of your favorite anime characters. Ages 12-17. Limit 50.
(90 min.)
Teen Takeover
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 28, 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.)
Writing Fanfiction
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 30, 6:00 pm
Write and read fanfiction about your favorite fandom: book, movie, TV show, etc. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 25.
(2 hr.)