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Adult Classes & Events

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources

Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 3:00 pm
Learn to assess health claims and become an educated consumer by learning to ask the right questions. (60 min.) Preregister.

Genealogy Help: One-On-One Sign-Up

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 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. Preregister.

Writer's Critique Workshop

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 01, 6:30 pm
Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Craig Grossi

Wellington Branch
Sun, Mar 04, 2:00 pm
The eight-year Marine Corps veteran and Purple Heart recipient discusses his book, “Craig & Fred: A Marine, a Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other.” Books available for purchase; a book signing will follow. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Fri, Feb 16, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2018.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Hooked on Crochet

Wellington Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 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.) Preregister.

Book Discussion: “The Magician's Lie,” by Greer Macallister

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 6:30 pm
Pick up a copy at the research services desk. (60 min.) Preregister.

Scrabble for Adults

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 6:30 pm
Join other Scrabble fans and enjoy a fun evening of wordplay. Basic game knowledge required. Bring your own boards if you have them. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Bridging Cultures Series: A Glimpse of Chinese Culture Through Dance & Music

Wellington Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 2:30 pm
The Joy Dance Group performs Chinese folk dances and musical performances. Celebrate the Year of the Dog! (60 min.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Chess Club for Adults

Wellington Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 6:30 pm
Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Land a New Job With Career Transitions

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 6:30 pm
Learn how you can enhance your job search, write an effective resume and cover letter, or explore a new career path using the library database, Career Transitions. (90 min.) Preregister.

Three Singing Jewish Women: Bette Midler, Carole King & Barbra Streisand

Wellington Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 3:00 pm
Find out about each singer’s early years, marriages and struggles to reach stardom. Learn what fame has meant to each in the past and currently. (60 min.) Preregister.

Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session

Wellington Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 7:00 pm
Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a presentation and telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, if the skies are clear. (90 min.) Preregister.

Go Green With SWA

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 3:00 pm
Explore new ways to reduce, reuse and recycle from an expert from the Solid Waste Authority, which has been leading the way in providing convenient and efficient services to conserve our natural resources. (60 min.)

Pinterest for Beginners

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 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.

Family Craft Fun

Wellington Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 2:30 pm
Bring the whole family (young, old, and in between) to make creative and colorful art. All ages. (60 min.)

English Exchange

Wellington Branch
Mon, Mar 26, 6:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Green Dot

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 6:30 pm
Green Dot is a program that asks everyone to take a stance against acts of domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, child abuse, bullying, and stalking. Learn how you can safely make a difference, and make PBC a safer place to live. (60 min.) Preregister.
Children's Classes & Events

Tween Gaming

Wellington Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 3:00 pm
Join us for Wii games, board games and a whole lot of fun! Ages 5-12. (60 min.)

Friday Movie Matinee

Wellington Branch
Fri, Mar 02, 2:30 pm
Enjoy an afternoon of movie entertainment. Ages 5-12.

Cubism Art

Wellington Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 3:00 pm
Express your creative side with Picasso-inspired pictures. Ages 5-12. Limit 30. (45 min.)

An Afternoon of Seuss

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 3:00 pm
Celebrate all things Seuss with us! We will have a rhyming good time. Ages 3-12. Limit 35. (45 min.)

Pokémon League

Wellington Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 3:00 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon Cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Springtime Bingo

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 3:00 pm
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.)

Art Club

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 3:00 pm
Unleash your creativity as we produce unique, colorful art. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Magazine Art

Wellington Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 3:00 pm
We will be using old magazines to create works of art. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Tween Gaming

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 3:00 pm
Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 25. (60 min.)

STEAM Club

Wellington Branch
Thu, Mar 29, 3:00 pm
Use your science, design and engineering skills as we tackle unique challenges. Ages 5-12. Limit 25. (60 min.) Preregister.

Buggin' Out

Wellington Branch
Sat, Mar 31, 11:00 am
Buzz on over and enjoy some fun stories, songs and a craft featuring our best bug buddies! Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)
Teen Classes & Events

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 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, Mar 07, 6:00 pm
View new anime titles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Cardsharks

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 6:00 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Magic: The Gathering, Pokémon, or regular card games. Play against others, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Teen Takeover

Wellington Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 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.)