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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Dec 24 and will remain closed on Thu, Dec 25 & Fri, Dec 26, for Christmas.
All libraries will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Dec 31, 2014 and will remain closed on Thu, Jan 01, 2015 for New Year's Day.
No materials are due on these days.
 

Events & Programs for All Ages

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library.
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Adult Program
Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Wellington Branch
Tue, Dec 30, 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, Jan 08, 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.)

Preregister.
Chess Club for Adults
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 6:30 pm

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

Preregister.
Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jerry and Betty Ford
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jan 14, 6:30 pm

William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2015.

Hooked on Crochet
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jan 21, 6:00 pm

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

Preregister.
Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 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 LIVE! Presents: “Field to Feast”
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 2:00 pm

The authors of this best-selling cookbook will talk about their book and do a cooking demonstration. A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Jan 12, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Super Bowl Trivia 2015
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 6:30 pm

Make friends and compete in a friendly pre-game competition of American football trivia. Test your knowledge and share your excitement for Super Bowl 2015. Refreshments will be served. (3 hr.)

Preregister.
Children's Program
LEGO® Bricks
Wellington Branch
Mon, Dec 29, 4:00 pm

Builders, create vehicles or buildings out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Game Day
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 3:00 pm

Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (90 min.)

Pokémon League
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 06, 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.)

Craft-a-Palooza
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jan 07, 3:30 pm

Celebrate winter and craft to your heart's content. Multiple crafts available - take home everything you make. Ages 2 & up. Limit 50. (45 min.)

Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jan 12, 3:00 pm

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

Treasure Tales
Wellington Branch
Sat, Jan 17, 11:00 am

Yo ho, yo ho! Is the pirate life for you? If so, join us for fun stories, songs and a craft featuring our pirate pals. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Snow Day!
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 20, 3:00 pm

Snow days in Florida are rare, so enjoy stories, songs and a craft that encompass a winter wonderland. Ages 3-5. Limit 25. (45 min.)

LEGO® Bricks
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 3:00 pm

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

Not Your Grandma's Bingo
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 3:30 pm

This isn't your grandma's 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.)

Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, Jan 30, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (100 min.) PG

Teen Program
Paper Bead Bracelets
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 13, 6:30 pm

Learn to make a unique bead bracelet out of magazine pages and wrapping paper. Bring your favorite scissors, all other supplies provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 20. (60 min.)

Teen Game Night
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 6:00 pm

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