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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Nov 27 and remain closed on Thu, Nov 28 & Fri, Nov 29, for Thanksgiving. No materials will be due on these days.
 

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E.g., 11/20/2019
E.g., 11/20/2019

Decorative Dream Catchers

Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 19, 3:00 pm

Get crafty and make a special dream catcher to hang in your room. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Get crafty and make a special dream catcher to hang in your room. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

11/19

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Wed, Nov 20, 2:30 pm

Practice your skills and strategies! Basic game knowledge is suggested. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Practice your skills and strategies! Basic game knowledge is suggested. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

11/20

Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Wed, Nov 20, 3:00 pm

"Past Life." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (109 min.) Not rated.

About this Series

"Past Life." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (109 min.) Not rated.

11/20

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Nov 20, 6:00 pm

Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

11/20

Beat of Your Drum

Wellington Branch
Thu, Nov 21, 3:00 pm

Make a hand-held drum and then make some noise. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Make a hand-held drum and then make some noise. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

11/21

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Fri, Nov 22, 2:30 pm
"Harriet the Spy." ©Paramount Pictures. (102 min.)  PG 

Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 

About this Series

Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 

11/01"The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie." ©Paramount Pictures. (90 min.)  PG 
11/08"Matilda." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (98 min.)  PG 
11/15"Lilo & Stitch." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (85 min.)  PG 
11/22"Harriet the Spy." ©Paramount Pictures. (102 min.)  PG 

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Mon, Dec 02, 6:00 pm

Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) 

12/02

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Dec 02, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Dec 09, 6:30 pm
Mon, Dec 16, 6:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

12/02
12/09
12/16

Winter Bingo

Wellington Branch
Tue, Dec 03, 3:00 pm

Put on your sweaters, create a bingo board and try your luck. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Put on your sweaters, create a bingo board and try your luck. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

12/03

LEGO® Bricks

Wellington Branch
Wed, Dec 04, 3:00 pm

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

12/04

Anime Nation

Wellington Branch
Wed, Dec 04, 6:00 pm

View new anime titles in Japanese with English subtitles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

View new anime titles in Japanese with English subtitles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

12/04

Writers' Critique Workshop

Wellington Branch
Thu, Dec 05, 6:30 pm

Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) 

12/05

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Fri, Dec 06, 2:30 pm
"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial." ©Universal Pictures. (115 min.)  PG 

Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 

About this Series

Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 

12/06"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial." ©Universal Pictures. (115 min.)  PG 
12/13"The Angry Birds Movie 2." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (96 min.)  PG 
12/20"The Secret Life of Pets 2." ©Universal Pictures. (85 min.)  PG 

French Conversation Group for Beginners

Wellington Branch
Mon, Dec 09, 6:00 pm

Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. In collaboration with Alliance Francophone of Palm Beaches. Space is limited. (90 min.) Preregister. 

12/09

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Dec 09, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Dec 02, 6:30 pm
Mon, Dec 16, 6:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

12/02
12/09
12/16

Winter Windows

Wellington Branch
Tue, Dec 10, 3:00 pm

Create a serene window mosaic for the season using tissue paper and other craft materials. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Create a serene window mosaic for the season using tissue paper and other craft materials. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

12/10

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Wellington Branch
Wed, Dec 11, 6:00 pm

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

12/11

Book Discussion: "The Septembers of Shiraz," by Dalia Sofer 

Wellington Branch
Wed, Dec 11, 6:30 pm

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) 

12/11

Paper Snow Globe

Wellington Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 3:00 pm

Create a winter wonderland and let it snow! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Create a winter wonderland and let it snow! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

12/12

Traveling Through Jewish Europe & Asia

Wellington Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 3:00 pm

Author and travel writer Ben G. Frank talks about his journey through Jewish cities, such as Paris, Vienna and Budapest. (60 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Author and travel writer Ben G. Frank talks about his journey through Jewish cities, such as Paris, Vienna and Budapest. (60 min.) Preregister. 

12/12

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 2:30 pm
"The Angry Birds Movie 2." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (96 min.)  PG 

Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 

About this Series

Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 

12/06"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial." ©Universal Pictures. (115 min.)  PG 
12/13"The Angry Birds Movie 2." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (96 min.)  PG 
12/20"The Secret Life of Pets 2." ©Universal Pictures. (85 min.)  PG 

Trivia Contest!

Wellington Branch
Sun, Dec 15, 2:30 pm

Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Teams of 2-6 will answer trivia questions and compete to win prizes. Bring your friends to form a team or join others and play along. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

12/15

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Dec 16, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Dec 02, 6:30 pm
Mon, Dec 09, 6:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

12/02
12/09
12/16

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Dec 18, 6:00 pm

Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

12/18

STEAM: Paper Plate Hovercraft

Wellington Branch
Thu, Dec 19, 3:00 pm

Use your science design and engineering skills to create a hovercraft. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Use your science design and engineering skills to create a hovercraft. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

12/19

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Fri, Dec 20, 2:30 pm
"The Secret Life of Pets 2." ©Universal Pictures. (85 min.)  PG 

Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 

About this Series

Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 

12/06"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial." ©Universal Pictures. (115 min.)  PG 
12/13"The Angry Birds Movie 2." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (96 min.)  PG 
12/20"The Secret Life of Pets 2." ©Universal Pictures. (85 min.)  PG 

New Year's Family Time

Wellington Branch
Tue, Dec 31, 10:15 am

Enjoy a couple of songs and stories to mark the upcoming New Year and then make a craft. All ages. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Enjoy a couple of songs and stories to mark the upcoming New Year and then make a craft. All ages. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

12/31