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Adult Classes & Events

Yarn Wrapped Bottles

Wellington Branch
Mon, Sep 25, 6:30 pm
Upcycle empty glass bottles and turn them into beautiful decorations by wrapping them in different colors of yarn. Materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Latin American Artists Showcased at the Norton Museum of Art

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 6:30 pm
Glenn Tomlinson, William Randolph Hearst Curator of Education, discusses works by Latin American artists in the Museum’s collection, and gives a preview of the New Norton! (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: “The Grapes of Wrath,” by John Steinbeck

Wellington Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 6:30 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Music by Walter Voigt

Wellington Branch
Sat, Sep 30, 2:30 pm
One man band Walter Voigt performs a wide variety of American and international music including Polish, German, Italian and more. (90 min.) Preregister.

Writer's Critique Workshop

Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 05, 6:30 pm
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Beaded Daisy Chain

Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 6:30 pm
Create a beautiful daisy chain bracelet using beads, a needle and thread. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Festival of Lights Celebration: Diwali

Wellington Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 2:00 pm
Discover this beautiful tradition with a colorful presentation that reflects the cultures of Nepal, India, Guyana and Bangladesh! Children’s author Anita Adhikary will read her book, "Dashian Ayo! Tihar Aayo! A Nepali Festival Celebration." All ages. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Chess Club for Adults

Wellington Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 6:00 pm
"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil." ©‎Warner Bros. (155 min.) Film viewing. R Preregister.

20th Year Anniversary Celebration

Wellington Branch
Fri, Oct 20, 2:30 pm
The Wellington Branch Library opened its doors 20 years ago in 1997. Celebrate this joyous occasion, meet staff, see old photos, and enjoy cake and refreshments. (90 min.)

Wayna: Music of the Andes

Wayna: Música de los Andes
Wellington Branch
Sat, Oct 21, 2:30 pm
Sábado, 21 de octubre, 2:30 pm
Andean music group recreates traditional and contemporary sounds and melodies from the highlands of Ecuador, Peru & Bolivia. (60 min.) Preregister.
Paco Moreno y el grupo musical Wayna, Música de los Andes, presentará un repertorio de música tradicional y contemporánea de Ecuador, Perú y Bolivia. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

Beaded Spider

Wellington Branch
Mon, Oct 23, 6:30 pm
Create a beaded spider using seed beads and wire. Materials provided. Limit 15. (90 min.) Preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-On-One Sign-Up

Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 1:30 pm
Want to learn about your family tree? Schedule a 30-minute session with a librarian who will guide you through online genealogy research. (30 min.)

Organizing Your Digital Photos: One-On-One

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 2:00 pm
Learn how to rename a photo, create a folder for different categories, and move photos into the correct folder. Schedule your own 30-minute session with a librarian who will guide you through the process. (30 min.) Preregister.

Book & Film Discussion

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 6:30 pm
Book discussion of “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,” by John Berendt. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Myth & Mystery of Edgar Allan Poe

Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 6:30 pm
In addition to addressing his major works and his contributions to literature, this talk explores the truth and lies behind his life and his death. (90 min.) Preregister.
Children's Classes & Events

Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Fri, Sep 22, 2:30 pm
"Minions." ©Universal Pictures. (91 min.) PG

NEW DATE - Exciting Electrons

Wellington Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 3:00 pm
This electrifying demonstration from the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium includes many classic energy tricks sure to make your eyes light up! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Wellington Branch
Fri, Oct 06, 3:00 pm
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Painting Pals

Wellington Branch
Sat, Oct 07, 3:00 pm
Unleash your imagination to create colorful artwork. Ages 5-10. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Tween Gaming

Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 2:30 pm
Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (90 min.)

LEGO® Bricks

Wellington Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 3:00 pm
Play, imagine and create with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 5-10. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Coloring Calaveras

Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 3:00 pm
Create colorful sugar skull masks using your creativity and imagination. Ages 8-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Picture Frame Design

Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 2:30 pm
Create and design your own picture frame as a gift or for yourself. Ages 6-12. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Fri, Oct 27, 2:30 pm
"Hotel Transylvania." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (91 min.) PG

Spooktacular Story Time

Wellington Branch
Sat, Oct 28, 11:00 am
Pumpkins, scarecrows, candy, oh my! Come dressed in your best costumes for fun-filled stories, songs, a craft and a library costume parade! Ages 2-6. Limit 50. (60 min.)

Creepy Coloring

Wellington Branch
Tue, Oct 31, 3:00 pm
Get spooky with our Halloween-themed coloring pages. Ages 5-10. Limit 24. (45 min.)
Teen Classes & Events

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Sep 27, 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.)

Spooky Trivia

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 04, 6:00 pm
Does your knowledge of trivia leave your family and friends in awe? Join a team and see who is the Trivia King and Queen. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Anime Nation

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 6:00 pm
View new anime titles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.) PG

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Oct 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.)