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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2014-10-22
E.g., 2014-10-22
Adult Program
Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 28, 7:00 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches and learn about constellations as you stargaze from sunset to 8:30 pm outside, if the skies are clear. (90 min.)

Writers’ Critique Workshop
Wellington Branch
Thu, Nov 06, 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. (2 hr.)

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Need Help for Holiday Shopping - Consumer Report Program
Wellington Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 3:00 pm

Palm Beach County business librarian Susan R. Berger will demonstrate how Consumer Reports, an online library database, can help you make the best choices for your holiday gifts, obtain product ratings and reviews, find in-depth advice, tips and trends, and recommendations for thousands of products and services. Learn how to access Consumer Reports by using your library card – it’s free and accessible. (60 min.)

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Festival de Poesía (Poetry Festival)
Wellington Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 2:00 pm

Attention poets, writers, orators, photographers and lovers of the arts! Cultivate and promote your talents in this 8th Poetry Festival. Ages 8 & up. (2 hr.) Conditions for participation and preregistration are available at the Information Desk. Sponsored by Alma Hispana. ¡Atención poetas, escritores, declamadores, fotógrafos y amantes de las artes! Cultiven y promuevan sus talentos en el octavo Festival de Poesía. Las condiciones para participar e inscripción están disponibles en el Mostrador de Información. Edades 8 en adelante. (2 hr.) Auspiciado por El Alma Hispana. Se requiere registrarse.

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Chess Club for Adults
Wellington Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 6:30 pm

Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (60 min.)

Medicare 101
Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 2:30 pm

Samantha Howell, Project Director from SHINE, Florida Department of Elder Affairs, will discuss the yearly Medicare changes for 2015 and Annual Election Period Information for new and existing beneficiaries. (60 min.)

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Hooked on Crochet
Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 6:30 pm

Learn beginning techniques or bring current projects to share and work on. Beginners, pick up a materials list when you preregister. (90 min.)

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Florida Novels into Film 1950-Present
Wellington Branch
Thu, Nov 20, 6:30 pm

Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker Frank Eberling will examine landmark Florida stories that have been adapted into notable feature films and discuss the novelists' influences, the book-to-film adaptation process, and the movie makers. (90 min.)

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Children's Program
Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Nov 03, 4:00 pm

Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)

Pokémon League
Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 04, 5:00 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 8-12. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Not Your Grandma's Bingo
Wellington Branch
Wed, Nov 05, 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. (45 min.)

101 Fantastic Fingernails
Wellington Branch
Wed, Nov 12, 6:00 pm

Decorate your nails with out of this world designs, using some of our 101 different polishes. Ages 8-12. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Families Reading Together 2014 - Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp and Story
Wellington Branch
Thu, Nov 13, 6:30 pm

Patrick Ball, one of the world's premier Celtic harp players, offers an introduction to this rare, legendary instrument and shares tales of enchantment that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart. A warm and magical performance! All ages. (45 min.)

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Barkin' Books
Wellington Branch
Sat, Nov 15, 11:00 am

Fun stories, songs and a craft featuring man's best friend. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Thank Goodness for Origami
Wellington Branch
Mon, Nov 17, 4:00 pm

Create your own Thanksgiving themed animals through the art of origami. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)

LEGO® Bricks
Wellington Branch
Mon, Nov 24, 4:00 pm

Create vehicles or buildings out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Teen Program
Teen Game Night
Wellington Branch
Tue, Nov 18, 6:00 pm

Play Nintendo, Wii and board Games. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (2 hr.)