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Events & Programs for All Ages

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E.g., 2015-07-31
E.g., 2015-07-31
Adult Program
Land a New Job with Career Transitions
Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 04, 2:30 pm
Learn how you can enhance your job search, write an effective resume and cover letter, or explore a new career path using the library database Career Transitions.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
The Great Courses® The History of the Bible: The Making of the New Testament Canon
Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 06, 7:00 pm
Lecture 4. The Problem of Pseudonymity. Lecture 5: The Beginnings of the Gospel Traditions. Lecture 6: The Earliest Gospels.
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.
(90 min.)
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Chess Club for Adults
Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 10, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required.
(2 hr.)
Zumba® Gold
Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 11, 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.
Book Life Presents: Book Discussion: “On Immunity”
Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 12, 6:30 pm
James Larson will facilitate a discussion on Eula Biss’ “On Immunity.” Check your local branch or our online catalog for available copies.
(60 min.)
Preregister.
Book Life Presents: Movie
Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 13, 2:00 pm
"Ratatouille." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (111 min.) Dig into this delicious movie!
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The Great Courses® The History of the Bible: The Making of the New Testament Canon
Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 13, 7:00 pm
Lecture 7: The Other Gospels. Lecture 8: Apocalypticism and the Apocalypse of John. Lecture 9. The Copyists Who Gave Us Scripture.
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.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Bookmark Bonanza
Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 18, 6:30 pm
Have fun at this open-ended creative session with paper, mixed media, Mod Podge and more. Add to the fun by leaving one or more bookmarks somewhere in the library stacks for someone to find and use.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
The Great Courses® The History of the Bible: The Making of the New Testament Canon
Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 20, 7:00 pm
Lecture 10: Authority in the Early Church. Lecture 11: The Importance of Interpretation. Lecture 12: When Did the Canon Get Finalized?
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.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Wellington Branch Fantasy Football: Live Draft Online League
Wellington Branch
Sat, Aug 22, 1:00 pm
Join our NFL Fantasy Football League for some fun and camaraderie at our kickoff session. Snacks provided. Deadline to preregister is Aug 15.
(3 hr.)
Preregister.
Achieve Your Educational and Professional Goals using LearningExpress
Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 25, 2:30 pm
Learn how this online database can help you excel at work or school by providing access to popular computer and educational tutorials.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
Book Life Presents: Planting and Using Herbs for Health and Wellness
Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 26, 2:00 pm
Herbs are a quick way to add a new flair and nutrition to your favorite meals. Join Chris Miller and Ada Medina-Solorzano from the Cooperative Extension Service as they teach you how to grow, prepare, use and store fresh herbs, as well as the nutritional benefits of herbs and spices.
(2 hr.)
Basic Computer Assistance: One-on-One
Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 26, 10:00 pm
Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word, Excel, email, mousing or library technology? Call to schedule a half hour, one-on-one session with a librarian.
(2 hr.)
Scrabble for Adults
Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 27, 6:30 pm
Join other Scrabble fans and enjoy a fun evening of word-play. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own board if you have one.
(2 hr.)
Preregister.
Children's Program
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, Jul 31, 2:30 pm
"The Incredibles."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(115 min.)
PG
Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 03, 3:00 pm
Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20.
(45 min.)
Craftapalooza
Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 12, 2:00 pm
Lots of artistic fun. Create multiple crafts from our fun selections! Ages 2-8. Limit 50.
(60 min.)
My First Movie
Wellington Branch
Fri, Aug 14, 10:15 am
"Cars." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (116 min.)
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Train Tales
Wellington Branch
Sat, Aug 15, 11:00 am
All aboard for a trip full of stories, songs and a craft. Ages 2-6. Limit 40.
(45 min.)
Scratch Art Picture Frames
Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 20, 2:00 pm
Have fun creating a small multi-colored picture frame, using scratch art paper and a stylus. Ages 8-12. Limit 30.
(60 min.)
LEGO® Bricks
Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 24, 3:00 pm
Create vehicles or buildings out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6 & up. Limit 25.
(45 min.)
Not Your Grandma's Bingo
Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 26, 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.)
How to Use the Library
Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 27, 2:30 pm
Now that school has started, learn how to use the library to make your school year easier and more productive. Ages 6-11. Limit 30.
(60 min.)
Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, Aug 28, 2:30 pm
"Gnomeo and Juliet." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (84 min.)
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Teen Program
Minecraft Coding Mini-Camp
Wellington Branch
Sat, Aug 15, 2:00 pm
Learn how to use ComputerCraft to code with Minecraft. This instructional program will teach you the basics of coding with Minecraft. Laptops and software provided. Priority given to those who can attend both sessions. Ages 11-15. Limit 10. (90 min.)
Minecraft Coding Mini-Camp
Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 17, 6:00 pm
Learn how to use ComputerCraft to code with Minecraft. This instructional program will teach you the basics of coding with Minecraft. Laptops and software provided. Priority given to those who can attend both sessions. Ages 11-15. Limit 10. (90 min.)
Pizza Chat
Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 18, 6:00 pm
Bring a book, comic, short-story, magazine, fanfiction or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. Limit 24.
(60 min.)
Teen Takeover
Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 25, 6:00 pm
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30.
(2 hr.)