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   Saturday, May 23, 2015
5:30 AM -
Closed for Memorial Day
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The library will be closed Saturday, May 23 in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 26 at 1:00 p.m.


   Monday, May 25, 2015
5:30 AM -
Closed for Memorial Day
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We will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 26 at 1:00 p.m. 


   Tuesday, May 26, 2015
1:15 PM -
Afternoon Book Discussion
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
This month is reader's choice month! Read a book of your choice, and be prepared to give a short book talk about your selection. Titles presented in this month's meeting will be considered for use in following book discussions. Please register in advance by calling the library at 646-8181.  This program is co-sponsored by the Wells Public Library and Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education.


1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Children ages 2-5 years old and their caregivers are welcome to join us  for stories, songs, and movement, all followed by a craft.  

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.  



   Wednesday, May 27, 2015
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Children ages 2-5 years old and their caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, and movement, all followed by a craft.  

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.  



   Thursday, May 28, 2015
6:30 PM -
Drowned Valley
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org

Drowned Valley is an old time bluegrass and gospel group from the Seacoast of New Hampshire. Drowned Valley has played to enthusiastic crowds at the Wells Public Library in past years, and we look forward to welcoming them back! 




   Friday, May 29, 2015
10:30 AM -
Fiber Arts Group
Event Location:
Contact: Anne Mosey   646-8181
amosey@wellstown.org

Our Knitting & Crochet Group is now the Fiber Arts Group!

If you do embroidery, cross-stitch, sewing, weaving, quilting, whatever you do - if it’s done with fiber and it’s portable, we welcome you.

We meet from 10:30-12:00 every Friday, as long as the library is open. All ages & levels of ability are encouraged to join us for ideas, inspiration and lively conversation.




   Monday, June 01, 2015
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Join us for Mother Goose Mondays! Children ages 0-24 months and their caregivers are invited to engage in lap activities, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays. 

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.



   Tuesday, June 02, 2015
1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Children ages 2-5 years old and their caregivers are welcome to join us  for stories, songs, and movement, all followed by a craft.  

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.  



   Wednesday, June 03, 2015
10:30 AM -
Kid's Music Concert
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Welcome back to Renee Bouchard!  The musical artist is coming back to entertain us with her folk music, mainly played on her ukulele.  Come to listen, prepare to dance!  

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.



10:00 AM -
Your Government, Your Neighborhood
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Meet members of Senator Angus King’s office and have an opportunity to ask for help, share concerns or learn more about what Senator King is doing to help Maine residents.   Senator King formed the "Your Government, Your Neighborhood” program as a way to get his staff out of the office and into the community to provide alternative outreach services.  


   Thursday, June 04, 2015
1:30 PM -
Computer Camp at the Library
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org

Library Director Devin Burritt will teach an introductory class in Microsoft Word. Come to class to learn how to use the word processing program that most of the business world uses. Registration is required. Computers will be provided.




   Friday, June 05, 2015
2:00 PM -
Random Fandom: Super Smash Bros.
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
Our final Random Fandom of the school year will be a Super Smash Brothers Tournament! We will be playing Super Smash Brothers on our Wii, eating snacks, and making Nintendo crafts. The winnier of the tournament will get a prize!

For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org, or at 646-8181. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Library.



12:00 PM -
Lunch and Learn: Ogunquit’s Art Colony
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org

In the late 1800’s, Charles Woodbury dubbed Ogunquit an "artist’s paradise”. Woodbury later opened an art school there and the town quickly became a haven for burgeoning artists. Join Ronald Crusan, Executive Director and Curator of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art, as he shares the story and images of the famous art colony’s origins. You are welcome to bring a lunch, and the library will provide drinks and desserts.




   Monday, June 08, 2015
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Join us for Mother Goose Mondays! Children ages 0-24 months and their caregivers are invited to engage in lap activities, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays. 

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.



   Tuesday, June 09, 2015
1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Children ages 2-5 years old and their caregivers are welcome to join us  for stories, songs, and movement, all followed by a craft.  

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.  



   Thursday, June 11, 2015
6:30 PM -
Meet Author Ellen S. Walsh
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
We are honored to welcome the award-winning author of Mouse Paint and the Dot and Jabber series for a storytime and book signing.  All ages are welcome!  

For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.    



1:30 PM -
Computer Camp at the Library
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org

Library Director Devin Burritt will teach an introductory class in Microsoft Excel. Come to class to learn how to use the spreadsheet and accounting program that most of the business world uses. Registration is required. Computers will be provided.




6:30 PM -
Ice Cream, Gasmasks and God with Joyce Lovely
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
For the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, we welcome local author Joyce Lovely for a book discussion.  In her new book Ice Cream, Gasmasks and God, Lovely recounts growing up in Liverpool, England amid air raids, bombs and gasmasks.  Come hear her stories while enjoying the traditional English fare of scones and strawberry jam!  Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing after the event.


   Friday, June 12, 2015
10:30 AM -
Gardening with Jolene: Planting, Feeding, and Maintaining Your Garden
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Master Gardener, Jolene Staruch will explain how to plant your garden, how to feed it, and how to maintain the plants once they are in the garden.  Learn how to prune tomato plants, how to utilize worm castings and compost, and take the opportunity to ask the gardener any questions you may have.


   Monday, June 15, 2015
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Join us for Mother Goose Mondays! Children ages 0-24 months and their caregivers are invited to engage in lap activities, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays. 

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.



   Tuesday, June 16, 2015
1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Children ages 2-5 years old and their caregivers are welcome to join us  for stories, songs, and movement, all followed by a craft.  

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.  



6:00 PM -
Organizing Using the Simple Joy Living Process
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Professional organizer Lisa Luken will show us how to organize our homes with her six-step system.  Learn how to get focused, take action and find freedom from your stuff.  For ideas and inspiration, and to learn about Luken’s own personal journey, visit her website at www.SimpleJoyLiving.com. 


   Thursday, June 18, 2015
1:30 PM -
Computer Camp at the Library
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org

Library Director Devin Burritt will teach an introductory class about creating a simple website.  If you have an interest or a need for a website, come join us to learn how to begin.  Registration is required.  Computers will be provided.




   Wednesday, June 24, 2015
10:30 AM -
Explore Ocean Life @ Your Library
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

A program for kids and adults alike! All ages are invited to learn about the sea creatures and plants from our area beaches. Marine Science Educator Carol Steingart of Coast Encounters will teach us about the inhabitants of the intertidal region in a hands-on demonstration.

 This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




   Wednesday, July 01, 2015
10:00 AM -
Summer Reading Begins!
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
This summer, kids age 3 to entering fourth grade are invited to participate in the "Every Hero Has a Story” Summer Reading Program. Come by to register and to receive a bag with prizes and instructions on how to complete the program. Events are happening all summer long! 

Tweens and teens entering fifth through twelfth grade are invited to participate in the "Unmask!” Summer Reading Program. Come by to receive a registration kit. Raffle tickets will be given for chances to win any number of cool prizes or gift cards.

You can register online using our google form for children or for teens at our website, or come into the library. For more information on our summer reading programs, please contact Allison at aherman@wellstown.org, or at 646-8181. 



1:00 PM -
Mad Science
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Are you ready for some Super Hero Science? Mad Science is coming to the library to demonstrate super powers – and to see if they use science or break the laws of science! From outrunning bullet trains to super sped-up senses to robotic exoskeletons to tele-kinesis - they’ve got the coolest super powers covered. Behind every super power, there is SCIENCE! 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




10:00 AM -
Your Government, Your Neighborhood
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Meet members of Senator Angus King’s office and have an opportunity to ask for help, share concerns or learn more about what Senator King is doing to help Maine residents.   Senator King formed the "Your Government, Your Neighborhood” program as a way to get his staff out of the office and into the community to provide alternative outreach services.  


10:00 AM -
Adult Summer Reading Program Kick-off
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Kids shouldn’t have all the fun!  Stop by the library to pick up your Summer Reading Program reading log, enjoy refreshments, get great summer reading book lists, and hear how to win cool prizes all summer long!


   Thursday, July 02, 2015
5:30 PM -
Teen Movie Night
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
This summer we will be watching some super-awesome movies as part of our summer reading program! Join us on July 2 at 5:30 for pizza and a movie! 

Please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org, or at 646-8181, for more information. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Library.



   Monday, July 06, 2015
3:00 PM -
Make It Monday: Makey Makey
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
Each Monday from July 6 – August 10 we will feature a different Maker project. Every week we will offer a variety of technological and craft-based activities, recommended for children ages 10 and up.

This week, learn to use a Makey Makey! We will make a banana piano, and play some sweet tunes on a cardboard guitar with the help of our invention kit that turns everyday objects into touchpads! 

These free programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Library. Registration is required for these programs. For more information and to register, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or at 646-8181. 



10:30 AM -
Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

Welcome back to Lindsay and her giant hand puppets and marionettes! To celebrate this year’s Summer Reading Program theme, the puppet heroes demonstrate true courage – and feature capes, masks, and misguided acts of strength and bravery. Filled with silliness, crowd participation, and unique, memorable characters, this series of charming and positive short stories will delight the young and the young at heart! 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.orgor by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




   Tuesday, July 07, 2015
1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Children ages 2-5 years old and their caregivers are welcome to join us  for stories, songs, and movement, all followed by a craft.  

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.  



   Wednesday, July 08, 2015
10:30 AM -
Books at the Beach
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

All ages are invited to meet us at the gazebo in Harbor Park on Wednesday mornings from July 8 until August 12 for storytime. Children will be engaged in stories, songs, and movement activities. 

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org, or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




3:00 PM -
Crafty Kids
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Join us every Wednesday for a drop in craft from July 8 until August 12. Every week we will make a different, dazzling craft! All materials will be supplied. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




   Thursday, July 09, 2015
3:00 PM -
Engineering Challenge
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
Can you build a boat out of tinfoil, cups, and straws? How about a pom-pom launcher from an index card? If you think you have what it takes, then join us for our Engineering Challenge on Thursday, July 9, at 3 p.m. Come participate in crazy challenges that test your building abilities!  

This program is for grades 5 and up. Registration is required for this program. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org, or at 646-8181. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Library. 



   Friday, July 10, 2015
3:00 PM -
Lego Club
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Let the Lego building begin! Participants are invited to build whatever they like, and the library will display the creations for a week. Attendees are welcome to bring Legos from home, or to use the library’s supply. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




12:00 PM -
Lunch and Learn: Italian Renaissance Art through the Books of Dan Brown
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org

Come look at the art from The DaVinci Code and The Inferno, and also learn the secrets behind Da Vinci’s Last Supper and the Italian paintings inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy. Professional artists Maxine Sorokin and Henry Altmann will teach us about the art of this period while using Brown’s novels as a reference. You are welcome to bring a lunch, and the library will provide drinks and desserts.




   Monday, July 13, 2015
3:00 PM -
Make It Monday: Hula Hoops
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
Each Monday from July 6 – August 10 we will feature a different Maker project. Every week we will offer a variety of technological and craft-based activities, recommended for children ages 10 and up.

This week, make your very own hula hoop! We will provide the materials, you bring your creativity and hula hooping skills! 

These free programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Library. Registration is required for these programs. For more information and to register, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or at 646-8181. 



10:30 AM -
The Norman Ng Magic Experience
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

We are delighted to bring back Norman Ng and his unique brand of magic. Ng’s shows are part magic, part comedy, and full of audience participation! Join us for this fresh and dynamic show, as the curtain is pulled back and the audience is invited to a world where anything is possible. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.orgor by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




   Tuesday, July 14, 2015
1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Children ages 2-5 years old and their caregivers are welcome to join us  for stories, songs, and movement, all followed by a craft.  

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.  



   Wednesday, July 15, 2015
10:30 AM -
Books at the Beach
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

All ages are invited to meet us at the gazebo in Harbor Park on Wednesday mornings from July 8 until August 12 for storytime. Children will be engaged in stories, songs, and movement activities. 

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org, or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




6:30 PM -
Pet Show
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

Bring your favorite pet to show and share at the Wells Public Library Annual Pet Show! The amazingly talented Abby Greenip of Facepainting by Snowqueen will be on hand to provide free face painting to any interested party. The Friends of the Wells Public Library will have hot dogs and snacks for sale. Registration is not required, but is appreciated. All animals must be on a leash or in a cage. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




3:00 PM -
Crafty Kids
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Join us every Wednesday for a drop in craft from July 8 until August 12. Every week we will make a different, dazzling craft! All materials will be supplied. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




   Friday, July 17, 2015
3:00 PM -
Lego Club
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Let the Lego building begin! Participants are invited to build whatever they like, and the library will display the creations for a week. Attendees are welcome to bring Legos from home, or to use the library’s supply. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




10:30 AM -
Gardening with Jolene: Tree and Wildflower Identification
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Master Gardener Jolene Staruch will show us how to identify and recognize trees, shrubs and wildflowers found in our own backyard.  Part of the program may take place outside, so please dress appropriately.


   Monday, July 20, 2015
3:00 PM -
Make It Monday: Paper Circuits
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
Each Monday from July 6 – August 10 we will feature a different Maker project. Every week we will offer a variety of technological and craft-based activities, recommended for children ages 10 and up.

This week, make a basic circuit out of paper! We will make interactive cards that use LED lights to learn about basic circuit building. 

These free programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Library. Registration is required for these programs. For more information and to register, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or at 646-8181. 



10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Join us for Mother Goose Mondays! Children ages 0-24 months and their caregivers are invited to engage in lap activities, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays. 

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.



   Tuesday, July 21, 2015
1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Children ages 2-5 years old and their caregivers are welcome to join us  for stories, songs, and movement, all followed by a craft.  

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.  



3:00 PM -
Pete the Cat Party
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

Everyone loves Pete the Cat! Children and their families are invited to celebrate all things Pete with crafts, games, and more. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information and to register, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




6:00 PM -
The Finest Hours with Michael Tougias
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Come to hear about a true maritime disaster and rescue story as told by New England author, Michael Tougias.  Tougias has written 23 books, many about shipwrecks and rescues.  His book The Finest Hours is currently being made into a Disney movie.  Copies will be available for sale and signing before and after the event.


   Wednesday, July 22, 2015
10:30 AM -
Books at the Beach
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

All ages are invited to meet us at the gazebo in Harbor Park on Wednesday mornings from July 8 until August 12 for storytime. Children will be engaged in stories, songs, and movement activities. 

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org, or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




3:00 PM -
Crafty Kids
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Join us every Wednesday for a drop in craft from July 8 until August 12. Every week we will make a different, dazzling craft! All materials will be supplied. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




   Friday, July 24, 2015
3:00 PM -
Lego Club
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Let the Lego building begin! Participants are invited to build whatever they like, and the library will display the creations for a week. Attendees are welcome to bring Legos from home, or to use the library’s supply. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




   Monday, July 27, 2015
3:00 PM -
Make It Monday: Paper Flashlights
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
This week, we will use our basic circuit building skills to make a paper LED flashlight! Come and see how easy it is to make a handheld flashlight of your very own.

These free programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Library. Registration is required for these programs. For more information and to register, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or at 646-8181. 



10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Join us for Mother Goose Mondays! Children ages 0-24 months and their caregivers are invited to engage in lap activities, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays. 

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.



   Tuesday, July 28, 2015
1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Children ages 2-5 years old and their caregivers are welcome to join us  for stories, songs, and movement, all followed by a craft.  

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.  



   Wednesday, July 29, 2015
10:30 AM -
Books at the Beach
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

All ages are invited to meet us at the gazebo in Harbor Park on Wednesday mornings from July 8 until August 12 for storytime. Children will be engaged in stories, songs, and movement activities. 

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org, or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




3:00 PM -
Crafty Kids
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Join us every Wednesday for a drop in craft from July 8 until August 12. Every week we will make a different, dazzling craft! All materials will be supplied. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




   Thursday, July 30, 2015
5:30 PM -
Teen Movie Night
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
This summer we will be watching some super-awesome movies as part of our summer reading program! Join us on July 30 at 5:30 for pizza and a movie! 

Please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org, or at 646-8181, for more information. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Library.



   Friday, July 31, 2015
3:00 PM -
Lego Club
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Let the Lego building begin! Participants are invited to build whatever they like, and the library will display the creations for a week. Attendees are welcome to bring Legos from home, or to use the library’s supply. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




   Monday, August 03, 2015
3:00 PM -
Make It Monday: 3Doodler
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
This week, we will be using our 3Doodler pen to make three dimensional objects! Our 3Doodler works just like a 3D Printer, but is handheld for faster and more refined projects. Come and learn more about this amazing technology! 

These free programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Library. Registration is required for these programs. For more information and to register, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or at 646-8181. 



10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Join us for Mother Goose Mondays! Children ages 0-24 months and their caregivers are invited to engage in lap activities, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays. 

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.



   Tuesday, August 04, 2015
1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Children ages 2-5 years old and their caregivers are welcome to join us  for stories, songs, and movement, all followed by a craft.  

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.  



   Wednesday, August 05, 2015
10:30 AM -
Books at the Beach
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

All ages are invited to meet us at the gazebo in Harbor Park on Wednesday mornings from July 8 until August 12 for storytime. Children will be engaged in stories, songs, and movement activities. 

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org, or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




3:00 PM -
Crafty Kids
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Join us every Wednesday for a drop in craft from July 8 until August 12. Every week we will make a different, dazzling craft! All materials will be supplied. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




10:00 AM -
Your Government, Your Neighborhood
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Meet members of Senator Angus King’s office and have an opportunity to ask for help, share concerns or learn more about what Senator King is doing to help Maine residents.   Senator King formed the "Your Government, Your Neighborhood” program as a way to get his staff out of the office and into the community to provide alternative outreach services.  


   Thursday, August 06, 2015
3:00 PM -
Cupcake Challenge
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
Back by popular demand, our Cupcake Challenge will satisfy your craving for sweet competition! Participants will be challenged in decorating a cupcake based on a mystery theme to be revealed at the event. 

This program is for grades 5 and up. Registration is required for this program. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org, or at 646-8181. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Library.



   Friday, August 07, 2015
3:00 PM -
Lego Club
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Let the Lego building begin! Participants are invited to build whatever they like, and the library will display the creations for a week. Attendees are welcome to bring Legos from home, or to use the library’s supply. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




12:00 PM -
Lunch and Learn: For Book Lovers
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org

Do you need to find a good way to keep track of what you’ve read? Would you like to see how old school (pen and paper) and new school (computers, websites and apps) techniques can help you with your reading passion? Come join library staff members Elyse Davis and Kristi Bryant of the Wells Public Library for this fun show and tell!




   Monday, August 10, 2015
3:00 PM -
Make It Monday: Open Studio
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
For our last Make It Monday, we will provide a variety of materials for you to come experiment, play, and create with. All ideas are welcome; let's see what you can make! 

These free programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Library. Registration is required for these programs. For more information and to register, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or at 646-8181. 



10:30 AM -
Farmer Minor and Daisy the Pig
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Come to the library and "Pig Out on Reading”!  Farmer Minor and his famous pig, Daisy, will perform some stories, show us their amazing collection of pig books, and entertain as only they can.  Bring your camera, because pictures are welcome!  

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181



   Tuesday, August 11, 2015
1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Children ages 2-5 years old and their caregivers are welcome to join us  for stories, songs, and movement, all followed by a craft.  

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.  



   Wednesday, August 12, 2015
10:30 AM -
Books at the Beach
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

All ages are invited to meet us at the gazebo in Harbor Park on Wednesday mornings from July 8 until August 12 for storytime. Children will be engaged in stories, songs, and movement activities. 

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org, or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




3:00 PM -
Crafty Kids
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Join us every Wednesday for a drop in craft from July 8 until August 12. Every week we will make a different, dazzling craft! All materials will be supplied. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




   Thursday, August 13, 2015
5:30 PM -
Teen Movie Night
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
This summer we will be watching some super-awesome movies as part of our summer reading program! Join us on August 13 at 5:30 for pizza and a movie! 

Please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org, or at 646-8181, for more information. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Library.



6:00 PM -
Mystery Writer John Clark
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Meet Maine mystery, horror and short story writer John Clark.  Clark will read some of his work, and will share about how he became a writer.  Come hear some great stories, ask some questions, and take the opportunity to purchase a book.


   Friday, August 14, 2015
2:30 PM -
Teen Ice Cream Social
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
All teens who participated in this year's summer reading program are invited to our ice cream social! We will have toppings, cones, and plenty of ice cream to celebrate your reading accomplishments this summer. Congratulations, and see you there! 

For more information, please contact Cidney at cmayes@wellstown.org or at 646-8181. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. 



3:00 PM -
Lego Club
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Let the Lego building begin! Participants are invited to build whatever they like, and the library will display the creations for a week. Attendees are welcome to bring Legos from home, or to use the library’s supply. 

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at cmayes@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.




9:00 AM -
A Literary Fieldtrip to Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Join us for a fun morning learning about Rachel Carson, author of the landmark environmental book, Silent Spring.  We’ll meet at the Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge on Route 9 in Wells for a tour, and hear about the woman who started an ecology movement.  We will also be discussing Silent Spring, so participants are encouraged to read the book prior to attending.  Open to all ages.  


   Friday, August 21, 2015
10:30 AM -
Gardening with Jolene: Create an Indoor Herb Planter
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.orgMaster Gardener, Jolene Staruch will share her expertise about how to create a
Master Gardener, Jolene Staruch will share her expertise about how to create a small container garden for your kitchen herbs.  We’ll provide all of the plants, soil, and pots.  At the end of the program you’ll have a great planter to use for cooking, aromatherapy or just to enjoy!  Registration is required.