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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Book Discussion and TED Talk: “My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey.”
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 29, 2:30 pm

Watch the fascinating TED talk featuring the author Jill Bolte Taylor, brain research scientist, describing how she studied her own stroke as it happened. A lively discussion of both the video and book will follow. (90 min.)

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Writers’ Critique Workshop
Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 07, 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, PBC. (2 hr.)

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Snacks, Smoothies and Salads: Recipe Exchange
Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 11, 6:30 pm

Bring one or two of your favorite written recipes to share with the group on this summertime theme. Write your recipes on an index card, and bring a picture of your creation. Also, let us know which library cookbook currently inspires you. Come away with new recipes to try and new cookbooks to explore. (60 min.)

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Children's Program
Legos
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jul 28, 4:00 pm

Builders – create vehicles or buildings out of Lego pieces. Ages 8 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Science Club
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 3:30 pm
Lava Lamps: Have fun making your own lava lamp and discovering this fun chemical reaction. Please bring one 16 or 64 oz. clear plastic soda or water bottle with the lid.

Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (60 min.) First-come, first-served.

Fizz, Boom, Read! Ocean Science with Mark Fischer
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 31, 2:30 pm

Calling young scientists! Join the fun as we explore the extraordinary lives of ocean dwellers by using the scientific method to uncover the mysteries of live sea animals. You will be amazed by the secrets revealed! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.)

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Craftapalooza
Wellington Branch
Sat, Aug 02, 10:30 am

Celebrate summer 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, Aug 04, 4:00 pm

Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45+ min.)

Pokémon League
Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 05, 6:00 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Collage Art
Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 06, 3:00 pm

Using everyday materials you’ll make your own unique collage portraits/pictures and be introduced to the awesome (and funny!) work of illustrator Hanoch Piven. Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (60 min.)

Slithering Stories
Wellington Branch
Sat, Aug 09, 11:00 am

Slide in for sensational stories featuring our favorite slithering friends! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Clay Play for Toddlers
Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 13, 10:30 am

We provide the clay, you provide the play! Ages 18 mos-2. Limit 24. (30 min.)

Board Game Bonanza
Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 14, 3:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of board games and puzzles. Bring a friend or make some new ones! Ages 6 & up. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Koinobori
Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 20, 3:30 pm

Create your own traditional Japanese carp streamer. Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.)

Alphabet Afternoon
Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 21, 3:00 pm

Do you know your ABC’s? Join us for stories, songs and activities featuring the one and only alphabet! Ages 2-6. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Legos
Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 25, 4:00 pm

Builders – create vehicles or buildings out of Lego pieces. Ages 8 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Wellington Branch
Sat, Aug 30, 11:30 am

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Heart of the Cards
Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 12, 6:00 pm

Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh! cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12 - 17. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Teen Anime Night
Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 19, 6:00 pm

View new Anime titles. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Teen Game Night
Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 26, 6:00 pm

Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (2 hr.)