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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Writers’ Critique Workshop
Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 04, 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.
Hooked on Crochet
Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 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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Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 18, 6:30 pm

Our Business Librarian will demonstrate how this online career guidance center can walk you through the job search process from beginning to end, including assisting with creating résumés and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings, and interview preparation. (60 min.)

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View & Discuss: Forbidden Reading
Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:30 pm

©Films for the Humanities & Sciences. In recognition of Banned Books Week, see and discuss a documentary from the “Empire of the Word” series. (52 min.) Facilitated by Dr. Sallie Brown, retired FAU Professor. (90 min.) Not rated.

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Adult Craft Night: Design a Collage
Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 25, 6:30 pm

Inspire your inner artist. Use recycled papers to create a colorful and unique collage. Bring your favorite pair of scissors, all other supplies will be provided. (90 min.)

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Children's Program
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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Reading is Fun!
Wellington Branch
Sat, Sep 06, 11:00 am

Celebrate “Read a Book Day” with fun stories, songs and a cool craft! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 08, 4:00 pm

Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45+ min.) First-come, first-served.

Pokémon League
Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 09, 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.) First-come, first-served.

Cuentame Un Cuento - Tell Me a Story with Carrie Sue Ayvar
Wellington Branch
Sat, Sep 20, 11:00 am

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire of personal and traditional tales to connect people, languages and cultures through her stories. Join us for a bilingual exploration of Hispanic Heritage through the Art of Storytelling. The journey begins with the simple phrase," Había una vez -- Once upon a time." All ages. (45 min.)

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Legos
Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 4:00 pm

Create vehicles or buildings out of Lego pieces. Ages 6 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Superhero Masks
Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 24, 3:30 pm

What kind of hero will you be? Create fun and fearless masks using a variety of materials. Ages 6 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.) First-come, first-served.

Teen Program
Teen Takeover
Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 17, 6:00 pm

A night for teens only! Enjoy Yu-Gi-Oh, anime, Wii games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (90 min.) First-come, first-served.