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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.) 

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 

Sunflowers

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 03, 3:00 pm

Learn about the life cycle of plants and start a plant of your own! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Learn about the life cycle of plants and start a plant of your own! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

09/03

Recycled CD Animals

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 04, 3:00 pm

Turn old CDs into cool, colorful animals. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Turn old CDs into cool, colorful animals. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

09/04

Writers' Critique Workshop

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 05, 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.

09/05

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Fri, Sep 06, 2:30 pm
"Kung Fu Panda 3." ©Universal Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 

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

About this Series

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

09/06"Kung Fu Panda 3." ©Universal Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 
09/13"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 
09/20"The Croods." ©Universal Pictures. (98 min.)  PG 
09/27"ParaNorman." ©Focus Features. (87 min.)  PG 

Homework Club

Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 09, 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, Sep 16, 2:00 pm
Mon, Sep 23, 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.) 

09/09
09/16
09/23

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 09, 6:00 pm

Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Basic game knowledge is required. (2 hr.) 

09/09

STEAM Club

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 10, 3:00 pm

Use your science, design and engineering skills to make the longest chain you can, using only construction paper and scissors! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Use your science, design and engineering skills to make the longest chain you can, using only construction paper and scissors! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

09/10

Super Crafty!

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 11, 3:00 pm

Unleash your inner hero by creating Captain America's shield. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Unleash your inner hero by creating Captain America's shield. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

09/11

Book Discussion: "The Book of Unknown Americans," by Cristina Henríquez 

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 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.) 

09/11

Career Transitions

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 12, 3:00 pm

An online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a résumé, create your cover letter, interview simulation practice and much more!  (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

An online guidance center that helps you to browse career paths, build a résumé, create your cover letter, interview simulation practice and much more!  (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

09/12

Magnetic Bookmark

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 12, 3:00 pm

Mark your spot on the page with a bookmark that will not fall out. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Mark your spot on the page with a bookmark that will not fall out. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

09/12

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Fri, Sep 13, 2:30 pm
"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 

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

About this Series

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

09/06"Kung Fu Panda 3." ©Universal Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 
09/13"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 
09/20"The Croods." ©Universal Pictures. (98 min.)  PG 
09/27"ParaNorman." ©Focus Features. (87 min.)  PG 

Sporty Stories

Wellington Branch
Sun, Sep 15, 3:00 pm

This sports-themed story time is all fun and games! Ages 2-6. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

This sports-themed story time is all fun and games! Ages 2-6. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

09/15

Aquapainting for Adults With Special Needs

Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 16, 10:15 am

Enjoy using water and paintbrushes to make nature images appear. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Enjoy using water and paintbrushes to make nature images appear. (60 min.) 

09/16

Homework Club

Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 16, 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, Sep 09, 2:00 pm
Mon, Sep 23, 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.) 

09/09
09/16
09/23

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 16, 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.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Sep 23, 6:30 pm
Mon, Sep 30, 6:30 pm
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.

09/16
09/23
09/30

Marble Run

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 17, 3:00 pm

Engineer the best way from A to B with found materials. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Engineer the best way from A to B with found materials. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

09/17

Sweater Weather Chill-Out Lounge

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 2:30 pm

Relax after school, hang out with a friend, read a book, chit-chat and connect. Grades 3-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Relax after school, hang out with a friend, read a book, chit-chat and connect. Grades 3-5. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

09/18

Marvel Superheroes Adventure Game

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 6:00 pm

Like Dungeons & Dragons? Can't wait for the next Marvel movie? Come play as a famous hero or create one. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Like Dungeons & Dragons? Can't wait for the next Marvel movie? Come play as a famous hero or create one. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

09/18

Air Garden Terrariums

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 18, 6:30 pm

Decorate a small round terrarium, perfect for an air plant or mini fairy scene. Materials provided or bring your own. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Decorate a small round terrarium, perfect for an air plant or mini fairy scene. Materials provided or bring your own. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

09/18

Tween Advisory Club

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 19, 2:30 pm

Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you like. Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Sep 26, 2:30 pm
About this Series

Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you like. Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 

09/19
09/26

Truman Capote: The Making & Breaking of a Celebrity

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 19, 6:30 pm

Learn more about the author of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "In Cold Blood" in this lecture presented by Palm Beach State College professor Dr. Matt Klauza. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn more about the author of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "In Cold Blood" in this lecture presented by Palm Beach State College professor Dr. Matt Klauza. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6070 to preregister.

09/19

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Fri, Sep 20, 2:30 pm
"The Croods." ©Universal Pictures. (98 min.)  PG 

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

About this Series

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

09/06"Kung Fu Panda 3." ©Universal Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 
09/13"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 
09/20"The Croods." ©Universal Pictures. (98 min.)  PG 
09/27"ParaNorman." ©Focus Features. (87 min.)  PG 

Anime Nation

Wellington Branch
Sun, Sep 22, 2:00 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.) 

09/22

Homework Club

Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 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, Sep 09, 2:00 pm
Mon, Sep 16, 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.) 

09/09
09/16
09/23

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 23, 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.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Sep 16, 6:30 pm
Mon, Sep 30, 6:30 pm
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.

09/16
09/23
09/30

Bird Feeders

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 3:00 pm

Make sustainable bird feeders, just in time for the fall migration. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Make sustainable bird feeders, just in time for the fall migration. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

09/24

Line Dancing

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 24, 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.

09/24

50th Anniversary Celebration

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 3:00 pm

On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 

About this Series

On September 25, 1969, the first branch of the Palm Beach County Library System. We invite you to join in the celebration as we share cupcakes (while supplies last) and good cheer in honor of our 50th year of service to the community. 

09/25

Chess Club

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 3:00 pm

Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Basic game knowledge is required. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

09/25

College Information Workshop

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 25, 6:00 pm

Representatives from Palm Beach State College will guide students and their parents through the college and financial aid application processes. Ages 12 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Representatives from Palm Beach State College will guide students and their parents through the college and financial aid application processes. Ages 12 & up. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

09/25

Tween Advisory Club

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 26, 2:30 pm

Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you like. Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Sep 19, 2:30 pm
About this Series

Brainstorm and develop the kinds of activities you like. Ages 10-12. Limit 10. First come, first served. (30 min.) 

09/19
09/26

Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Fri, Sep 27, 2:30 pm
"ParaNorman." ©Focus Features. (87 min.)  PG 

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

About this Series

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

09/06"Kung Fu Panda 3." ©Universal Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 
09/13"Hocus Pocus." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (95 min.)  PG 
09/20"The Croods." ©Universal Pictures. (98 min.)  PG 
09/27"ParaNorman." ©Focus Features. (87 min.)  PG 

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Sun, Sep 29, 2:00 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.) 

09/29