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Adult Classes & Events

Zen Doodling for Adults

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 6:30 pm
Join us for an hour of doodling in the Zentangle® style! Meditate and relax while creating works of art. All materials provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: “Bastard Out of Carolina,” by Dorothy Allison

Wellington Branch
Wed, Jul 26, 6:30 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Coloring

Wellington Branch
Mon, Jul 31, 6:30 pm
Take time to relax and color. Coloring pages and materials provided or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writer's Critique Workshop

Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 03, 6:30 pm
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Chess Club for Adults

Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 14, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Preserving Your Family Heritage: Scanning Images

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 16, 2:00 pm
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Preregister.

Tai Chi

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 16, 6:30 pm
Learn basic moves of Tai Chi. Bring water and wear sneakers or securely fastened shoes. For those who cannot stand for long periods, an alternative form can be done seated. (60 min.) Preregister.

Preserving Your Family Heritage: Scanning Images

Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 17, 2:00 pm
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Preregister.

Preserving Your Family Heritage: Scanning Images

Wellington Branch
Fri, Aug 18, 2:00 pm
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Preregister.

Preserving Your Family Heritage: Scanning Images

Wellington Branch
Sat, Aug 19, 2:00 pm
Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Preregister.

Celebrate the Celestial Event of the Year, Right Here!

Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 21, 1:15 pm
For the first time since 1979, the continental United States will be treated to a solar eclipse. The view from PBC will be partial, but proper eyewear is necessary! Grab a pair of eclipse viewing glasses and observe this astronomical phenomenon. Weather permitting. Glasses available while supplies last. (3 hr.) Preregister.

Pinterest for Beginners

Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 21, 6:30 pm
We will help you register with Pinterest, a visual discovery tool. Participants must have an email address and basic mousing skills. (60 min.) Preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-On-One Sign-Up

Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 22, 1:30 pm
Want to learn about your family tree? Schedule your own 30-minute session with a librarian who will guide you through online genealogy research. (3 hr.)

Hand Lettering Workshop

Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 22, 6:30 pm
With pen in hand, you're going to practice simple and easy techniques to make your lettering pop and impress. Bring your favorite writing utensils or use some provided. (60 min.) Preregister.

Keystone Species

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 23, 10:30 am
A representative from the Okeeheelee Nature Center will be here with some Florida animals to talk about their importance to our local ecosystem. Seniors welcome! (60 min.) Preregister.

Allowing Abundance Into Your Life

Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 24, 6:30 pm
Learn practices that decrease stress, reduce resistance, and allow abundance, including breathing techniques, mediation and the use of sound. Taught by Joe Hamilton of TrustBridge Health. (60 min.) Preregister.

Recycled Magazine Bowl

Wellington Branch
Mon, Aug 28, 6:30 pm
Coil strips of recycled magazine pages into a decorative and functional little bowl. Materials provided. (90 min.) Preregister.

Line Dancing

Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 29, 6:30 pm
Do you love the Electric Slide and Cupid Shuffle or have you always wanted to learn them? Learn a few more line dances to keep you moving. (60 min.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: “Catfish Alley,” by Lynne Bryant

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 30, 6:30 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.
Children's Classes & Events

Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Fri, Jul 21, 2:30 pm
"The LEGO Batman Movie." ©Warner Bros. (104 min.) PG

Craftapalooza

Wellington Branch
Mon, Jul 24, 3:00 pm
Lots of artistic fun! Choose to create multiple crafts from our fun selections. Ages 2-8. Limit 50. (45 min.)

Paper Dolls

Wellington Branch
Tue, Jul 25, 2:30 pm
Create your own paper doll to look like you, or any of your favorite characters. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Build a Magical World With Brent Gregory

Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 27, 3:00 pm
Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tween Gaming

Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 08, 2:30 pm
Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (90 min.)

Craftapalooza

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 09, 3:00 pm
Explore your imagination and create multiple crafts from our fun selections! Ages 2-8. Limit 50. (60 min.)

Painting Pals

Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 10, 3:00 pm
Use vivid watercolors and your imagination to unleash your creative spirit. Ages 5-10. Limit 24 (45 min.)

Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Fri, Aug 11, 2:30 pm
"Beauty and the Beast." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (129 min.) PG

Doggie Days of Summer

Wellington Branch
Sat, Aug 12, 11:00 am
Listen to fun stories about our favorite fluffy friends. Ages 2-6. (40 min.)

Going ... Going ... Gone! Paper Airplane Contest!

Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 15, 2:30 pm
Create a paper airplane and see how far it can fly! Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Colorful Sea Creatures

Wellington Branch
Thu, Aug 17, 3:00 pm
Make a splash with our coloring pages featuring creatures from the deep blue sea. Ages 5-10. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Origami for Beginners

Wellington Branch
Tue, Aug 22, 2:30 pm
Learn to master the art of origami in this introductory class! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (45 min.)

Gone Camping

Wellington Branch
Sat, Aug 26, 11:00 am
Do you love the outdoors? Come around for fun camping and hiking stories, songs and a craft. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)
Teen Classes & Events

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Thu, Jul 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.)

Anime Nation

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 16, 6:00 pm
View new anime titles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Aug 30, 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.)