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Adult Program
Wonders of the Night Sky: Telescope Viewing Session
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 7:00 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches and learn about constellations as you stargaze from sunset to 8:30 pm outside, if the skies are clear. (90 min.)

Writers LIVE! Presents: “Field to Feast”
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 2:00 pm

The authors of this best-selling cookbook will talk about their book and do a cooking demonstration. A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Jan 12, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Super Bowl Trivia 2015
Wellington Branch
Thu, Jan 29, 6:30 pm

Make friends and compete in a friendly pre-game competition of American football trivia. Test your knowledge and share your excitement for Super Bowl 2015. Refreshments will be served. (3 hr.)

Preregister.
Writer's Critique
Wellington Branch
Thu, Feb 05, 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.)

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Writers LIVE! Presents: Michael Wiley
Wellington Branch
Fri, Feb 06, 2:00 pm

This award-winning novelist will talk about his new book “Blue Avenue.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Jan 26, 10:00 am, by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Black History Family Fun
Wellington Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 3:00 pm

Families come together to play a fun game celebrating the early contributions of African Americans to science and everyday life in America.

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Chess Club for Adults
Wellington Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 6:30 pm

Chess fans unite to practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge required. (60 min.)

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Valentine Altoid Tin Makeover
Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 10, 6:30 pm

Craft an Altoid tin into a sweet valentine. Washi tape, collectible memorabilia, printables and candy will be provided. (90 min.)

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CANCELLED -- Hooked on Crochet
Wellington Branch
Wed, Feb 11, 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.)

Small Claims & Mediation
Wellington Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 6:30 pm

Learn how to file a claim of $5,000 or less and present it to a judge. Avoid court and lawyer fees by choosing mediation. Presented by the Palm Beach County Bar Association. (90 min.)

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A Tribute to “Ella” - Music of the Ella Fitzgerald Songbook
Wellington Branch
Sat, Feb 21, 2:30 pm

In commemoration of Black History Month, the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System proudly present vocalist Perley Rousseau and pianist Sonny Daye. They will perform a concert filled with warmth and humor highlighting the life and music of the legendary Ella Fitzgerald. (75 min.)

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Tax Time
Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 10:00 am

Find out about free resources, like www.irs.gov and 2-1-1, available during the tax season. (60 min.)

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Wonders of the Night Sky
Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 7:00 pm

Join the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches and learn about constellations as you stargaze from sunset to 8:30 pm outside, if the skies are clear. (90 min.)

Preregister.
Meet the Author: Everee Jimerson Clarke
Wellington Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 2:00 pm

Award-winning historian Everee Jimerson Clarke has made significant contributions to preserving and sharing the history of Pleasant City, the oldest African American community in Palm Beach County. She will discuss the contributions of the African American pioneers of Palm Beach County. (60 min.)

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Jeopardy: Black History Edition
Wellington Branch
Wed, Feb 25, 6:30 pm

Showcase your Black History expertise in this educational and fun trivia-style game show.

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Black History Month Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 1:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (113 min.) Not rated.

Children's Program
LEGO® Bricks
Wellington Branch
Mon, Jan 26, 3:00 pm

Builders - create vehicles or buildings out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Not Your Grandma's Bingo
Wellington Branch
Wed, Jan 28, 3:30 pm

This isn't your grandma's bingo night. 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.)

Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, Jan 30, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (100 min.) PG

Game Day
Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 03, 3:00 pm

Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun! Ages 8-12. Limit 24. (90 min.)

Great Black Authors
Wellington Branch
Sat, Feb 07, 2:00 pm

Celebrate Black History Month with a story time followed by a fun craft. Afterwards, join your family in the Meeting Room for Black History Bingo. Ages 6-10. Limit 30. (45 min.)

Art Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Feb 09, 3:00 pm

Live through your art by exploring different mediums. Dress to get messy. Ages 6-12. Limit 20. (45 min.)

I Love a Mystery
Wellington Branch
Thu, Feb 12, 3:00 pm

Enjoy mystery stories, learn about new authors, share your favorite titles, and create a mystery themed craft. Ages 8-12. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Positively Africa!
Wellington Branch
Fri, Feb 13, 10:30 am

Experience the music and culture of Africa with Julius and Julia Sanna, of Positively Africa! Children will enjoy playing African instruments and learning simple Swahili songs. All ages. (45 min.)

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Movie Matinee
Wellington Branch
Fri, Feb 13, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (97 min.) PG

Presidents' Day Birthday Bash
Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 17, 3:00 pm

Celebrate our presidents with exciting stories and a fun craft. Ages 4-8. Limit 25. (45 min.)

LEGO® Club
Wellington Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 3:00 pm

Create vehicles or buildings out of LEGO® bricks. Ages 6 & up. Limit 25. (45 min.)

Zoo Stories
Wellington Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 11:00 am

Lions, monkeys, giraffes, oh my! Join us for a frenzy of stories, songs and a craft featuring our favorite zoo friends. Ages 2-6. Limit 40. (45 min.)

Teen Program
Teen Game Night
Wellington Branch
Tue, Jan 27, 6:00 pm

Play Nintendo Wii and board games. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (2 hr.)

X-Treme Trivia
Wellington Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 6:00 pm

Join a team to prove what you know about television trivia. Get it wrong? Receive a silly penalty. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Journal Making
Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 24, 6:30 pm

Create your own journal for a diary, sketches, ideas, writing or anything you like. Decorate the covers to suit your personality and begin filling the pages. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Teen Takeover
Wellington Branch
Thu, Feb 26, 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. (2 hr.)