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E.g., 07/19/2019
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Books in Space With Magician Brent Gregory!

Wellington Branch
Sat, Jul 20, 10:30 am

Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

07/20

Straw Rockets

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 23, 3:00 pm

How high can your rocket fly? Use found materials to create and engineer a rocket that flies. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

How high can your rocket fly? Use found materials to create and engineer a rocket that flies. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

07/23

Line Dancing

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 23, 6:30 pm

Beginners and experienced dancers will learn dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Beginners and experienced dancers will learn dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

07/23

A Universe of Stories With PBC Administrator Verdenia Baker

Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 24, 3:30 pm

Blast off with guest reader Ms. Baker and explore a universe of stories. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) 

About this Series

Blast off with guest reader Ms. Baker and explore a universe of stories. Ages 2-6. (30 min.) 

07/24

Frosted Notes

Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 24, 6:00 pm

Chat about a book, comic, short story, magazine, fanfic or manga while eating ice cream. Make friends and get ideas for what to read next. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Chat about a book, comic, short story, magazine, fanfic or manga while eating ice cream. Make friends and get ideas for what to read next. Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

07/24

Rock Painting: Space Edition

Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 24, 6:30 pm

Create painted rocks to keep or hide in our community. All ages. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Create painted rocks to keep or hide in our community. All ages. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

07/24

Kindergarten Readiness Class

Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 25, 3:00 pm
Gross Motor Skills.

Get a head start on your child's education this summer! Ages 5-6. Limit 15. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Get a head start on your child's education this summer! Ages 5-6. Limit 15. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

07/18Fine Motor Skills
07/25Gross Motor Skills.

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 31, 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.) 

07/14
07/31

Movie Night

Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 31, 6:30 pm

"Guardians of the Galaxy." ©Marvel. (121 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.PG-13

About this Series

"Guardians of the Galaxy." ©Marvel. (121 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.PG-13

07/31

Writers' Critique Workshop

Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 01, 6:30 pm

Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

08/01

Shark Art

Wellington Branch
Sun, Aug 04, 3:00 pm

Celebrate shark week by taking a chomp out of our colorful arts and crafts. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Celebrate shark week by taking a chomp out of our colorful arts and crafts. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

08/04

"Ruthie and Connie: Every Room in the House"

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 07, 2:30 pm

"Ruthie and Connie: Every Room in the House." ©Donald Goldmacher Film Productions. (64 min.)  This award-winning documentary is a coming out story about love, friendship, passion, politics — and a cry for justice that resulted in a landmark LGBT civil lawsuit for domestic partnership benefits. Ruthie Berman, activist and subject of the film, will be leading a Q&A session following the film. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 

About this Series

"Ruthie and Connie: Every Room in the House." ©Donald Goldmacher Film Productions. (64 min.)  This award-winning documentary is a coming out story about love, friendship, passion, politics — and a cry for justice that resulted in a landmark LGBT civil lawsuit for domestic partnership benefits. Ruthie Berman, activist and subject of the film, will be leading a Q&A session following the film. Preregister.  Shown with permission. 

08/07

Five Steps to a Stress-Free Life

Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 08, 6:30 pm

Learn practical, easy techniques to lower stress levels and lead a healthier life with a combination of therapeutic sound and holistic breath work. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn practical, easy techniques to lower stress levels and lead a healthier life with a combination of therapeutic sound and holistic breath work. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

08/08

Homework Club

Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 12, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Aug 19, 2:00 pm
Mon, Aug 26, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

08/12
08/19
08/26

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 12, 6:00 pm
(2 hr.) Preregister. 

Basic game knowledge is required. 

About this Series

Basic game knowledge is required. 

08/12 (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/28Ages  5-12. (60 min.) 

Fall Into Bingo

Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 13, 3:00 pm

Try your luck at bingo and win a prize or two! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Try your luck at bingo and win a prize or two! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

08/13

Beads, Beads, Beads!

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 14, 3:00 pm

Create a wearable work of art. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Create a wearable work of art. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

08/14

Anime Nation

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 14, 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.) 

08/14

Book Discussion: "Turtle Moon," by Alice Hoffman 

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 14, 6:30 pm

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

About this Series

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

08/14

Scrabble for Adults

Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 15, 6:30 pm

Join other Scrabble fans and enjoy a fun evening of wordplay. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own boards if you have them. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Join other Scrabble fans and enjoy a fun evening of wordplay. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own boards if you have them. (2 hr.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

08/15

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Fri, Aug 16, 2:30 pm
"How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." ©DreamWorks Animation. (110 min.)  PG 

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

About this Series

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

08/16"How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." ©DreamWorks Animation. (110 min.)  PG 
08/23"Wonder Park." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.)  PG 
08/30"Missing Link." ©Annapurna Releasing. (91 min.)  PG 

Dog Days of Summer Story Time

Wellington Branch
Sat, Aug 17, 10:15 am

Celebrate the Florida heat with some fun stories - indoors! All ages. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Celebrate the Florida heat with some fun stories - indoors! All ages. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

08/17

Sensory Story Time for Adults With Special Needs

Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 19, 10:15 am

Enjoy stories, music, and songs about the ocean! (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Enjoy stories, music, and songs about the ocean! (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

08/19

Homework Club

Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 19, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Aug 12, 2:00 pm
Mon, Aug 26, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

08/12
08/19
08/26

Tape Painting

Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 20, 3:00 pm

Use paint and tape to create your own geometric masterpiece. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Use paint and tape to create your own geometric masterpiece. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

08/20

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 20, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

08/20

LEGO® Bricks

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 21, 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.) 

08/21

Clay Creations

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 21, 6:00 pm

With our simple instructions make a friend out of clay. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

With our simple instructions make a friend out of clay. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

08/21

Foreign Film Night

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 21, 6:30 pm

"Akira Kurosawa's Dreams." ©Warner Bros. (115 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.PG

About this Series

"Akira Kurosawa's Dreams." ©Warner Bros. (115 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.PG

08/21

Meditation for Everyday Living

Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 22, 2:30 pm

Join John Bednarik and explore the power of meditation to help us transform our lives and find the joy and serenity we’re longing for. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Join John Bednarik and explore the power of meditation to help us transform our lives and find the joy and serenity we’re longing for. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

08/22

Star Gazing

Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 22, 3:00 pm

View the stars through a cardboard sky. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

View the stars through a cardboard sky. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

08/22

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Fri, Aug 23, 2:30 pm
"Wonder Park." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.)  PG 

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

About this Series

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

08/16"How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." ©DreamWorks Animation. (110 min.)  PG 
08/23"Wonder Park." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.)  PG 
08/30"Missing Link." ©Annapurna Releasing. (91 min.)  PG 

Civics Trivia Contest!

Wellington Branch
Sun, Aug 25, 2:30 pm

Teams of 2-6 will answer civics 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 civics 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.

08/25

Homework Club

Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 26, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Aug 12, 2:00 pm
Mon, Aug 19, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Enjoy a quiet space to study, read and complete homework. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (90 min.) 

08/12
08/19
08/26

Fantasy Football 2019

Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 26, 6:00 pm

Calling all NFL Fantasy Football players! Gear up for a fun-filled football season and assemble the ultimate roster at our live draft session. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Calling all NFL Fantasy Football players! Gear up for a fun-filled football season and assemble the ultimate roster at our live draft session. Snacks provided. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister. 

08/26

Line Dancing

Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 27, 6:30 pm

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

08/27

Crystal Bead Sun Catchers

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 28, 10:30 am

Create a beautiful beaded sun catcher that sparkles. Materials provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Create a beautiful beaded sun catcher that sparkles. Materials provided. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

08/28

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 28, 3:00 pm
Ages  5-12. (60 min.) 

Basic game knowledge is required. 

About this Series

Basic game knowledge is required. 

08/12 (2 hr.) Preregister. 
08/28Ages  5-12. (60 min.) 

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 28, 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.) 

08/28

STEAM Club

Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 29, 3:00 pm

Use your science, design and engineering skills to learn about gravity using pom poms. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Use your science, design and engineering skills to learn about gravity using pom poms. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

08/29

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Fri, Aug 30, 2:30 pm
"Missing Link." ©Annapurna Releasing. (91 min.)  PG 

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

About this Series

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

08/16"How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." ©DreamWorks Animation. (110 min.)  PG 
08/23"Wonder Park." ©Paramount Pictures. (86 min.)  PG 
08/30"Missing Link." ©Annapurna Releasing. (91 min.)  PG