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   Monday, January 26, 2015
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 0-24 months with a caregiver, this program offers special lap rhymes, finger plays, and books to introduce your child to language and socialization. 


   Tuesday, January 27, 2015
1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


1:15 PM -
Afternoon Book Discussion
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
This month's selection is The Ocean at the End of the Lane
by Neil Gaiman. 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.



   Wednesday, January 28, 2015
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Thursday, January 29, 2015
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Computer Camp: Basic Internet
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Kristi Bryant of the Wells Library will show you how to use the internet. Learn what the internet is and how you can use it to find information, locate old friends, contact companies, and much more! This will be an introduction so the only requirement is a basic understanding of computers. Come learn how to search the web! For more information, please call the library at 646-8181.


   Monday, February 02, 2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Obamacare Enrollment
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Healthcare Navigators Robin Hewitt-Bibber of York County Community Action and Celyn Reed of Nasson Health Care will help you apply online for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's (ACA), also known as Obamacare,  Marketplace. Appointments are required. Please call Kristi at the library at 646-8181 or email kbryant@wellstown.org to schedule your appointment and find out what to bring with you.  



10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 0-24 months with a caregiver, this program offers special lap rhymes, finger plays, and books to introduce your child to language and socialization. 


   Tuesday, February 03, 2015
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
AARP Tax Aide Program
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
If you need help filing your taxes, trained AARP Tax Aide Volunteers will be at the library each Tuesday from February 3 - April 14 to answer your questions and electronically file your taxes. The can also assist you if you want to claim the new Property Tax Fairness Credit, formerly known as the "Circuit Breaker" or "Property Tax and Rent Refund." For more information and to find out what to bring, please call the library at 646-8181. 




1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Wednesday, February 04, 2015
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Thursday, February 05, 2015
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Computer Camp: Using E-mail
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Kristi Bryant of the Wells Library will help you create a gmail account and teach you how to send and receive e-mail. Learn what e-mail is and the basics of using it. This will be an introduction; the only requirement is a basic understanding of computers. For more information, contact Kristi at 646-8181 or kbryant@wellstown.org.




   Friday, February 06, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch and Learn: Learn How to Make Sushi!
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Do you love sushi? Want to learn more about this dish? Learn to make your own with Carol Steingart, marine educator and owner of coast Encounters at this special Lunch and Learn. Carol will teach us a little about sushi, and show us how to make our own California Rolls! this is a free program, and all materials and ingredients are provided. Space is limited, so please register with the library at 646-8181 to reserve your spot!




2:00 PM -
Random Fandom Friday: Cooking Competition!
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
Do you love watching cooking competitions? Do you love food? If so, you won't want to miss this month's Random Fandom! We will be having our very own cooking competition at 2:00 PM. For more information, please contact Cidney at 646-8181.


   Monday, February 09, 2015
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 0-24 months with a caregiver, this program offers special lap rhymes, finger plays, and books to introduce your child to language and socialization. 


   Tuesday, February 10, 2015
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
AARP Tax Aide Program
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
If you need help filing your taxes, trained AARP Tax Aide Volunteers will be at the library each Tuesday until April 14 to answer your questions and electronically file your taxes. The can also assist you if you want to claim the new Property Tax Fairness Credit, formerly known as the "Circuit Breaker" or "Property Tax and Rent Refund." For more information and to find out what to bring, please call the library at 646-8181. 


1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


6:15 PM -
Evening Book Discussion
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
This month's selection is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. 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.


   Wednesday, February 11, 2015
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Thursday, February 12, 2015
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Computer Camp: Internet Searching
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Using the internet can be a lot of fun, but learning to use it efficiently can take some practice. Come learn how to use Google and other websites to search and find just what you want. We'll learn how to formulate a search before we even touch the computer! Kristi Bryant of the Wells Library will be instructing this instructive class. Some computer and internet experience is needed. For more information, please call the library at 646-8181.




3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Obamacare Enrollment
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Healthcare Navigators Robin Hewitt-Bibber of York County Community Action and Celyn Reed of Nasson Health Care will help you apply online for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's (ACA), also known as Obamacare,  Marketplace. Appointments are required. Please call Kristi at the library at 646-8181 or email kbryant@wellstown.org to schedule your appointment and find out what to bring with you.  



   Friday, February 13, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Gardening with Jolene: Starting Seeds
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Come to the library to learn how to start and care for your own seedlings with Master Gardener Jolene Staruch. We will provide the seeds, peat pots, and advice from our expert. Please register with the library at 646-8181 before the program to ensure that we have adequate materials. 




12:00 PM -
Lunch and Learn: Organ Donation
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Emily Sherwood, a three-time organ donation recipient, will share her story and tell us about the process of organ donation. She is a firm believer that this is the greatest gist one can give. Come learn more about how to become an organ donor at this informative and inspirational program. For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org. 


11:00 AM -
Valentine Crafts
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Children and their families are encouraged to stop by the library at 11:00 AM to make a Valentine! We will provide materials for you to make a variety of Valentine's Day Cards. No registration is required, just stop by! 


2:00 PM -
Valentine Crafts
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Teens in grades 5 and up are invited to stop by and make their own Valentine! We will provide materials to make a variety of Valentine's Day cards. Make some for family or for friends!


   Monday, February 16, 2015
5:30 AM -
Closed for President's Day
Event Location:
Contact:    
The library will be closed on Monday, February 16 for President's Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, February 17 at 1:00 PM. 


   Tuesday, February 17, 2015
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
AARP Tax Aide Program
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
If you need help filing your taxes, trained AARP Tax Aide Volunteers will be at the library each Tuesday from February 3 - April 14 to answer your questions and electronically file your taxes. The can also assist you if you want to claim the new Property Tax Fairness Credit, formerly known as the "Circuit Breaker" or "Property Tax and Rent Refund." For more information and to find out what to bring, please call the library at 646-8181. 



1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Wednesday, February 18, 2015
10:30 AM -
Magic at the Library with BJ Hickman
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
Children and their families are sure to be delighted by BJ Hickman's magic show! BJ Hickman has been reviewed as a "master of the double-take and one who connects with wonderful audience rapport." His comedic, audience participation-centered magic show will entertain all ages. 





   Thursday, February 19, 2015
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Computer Camp: 3-D Printing
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Jared Leadbetter, the Maine State Library's technology guru will bring and demonstrate a 3-D printer at this fun and informative program. These devices are being used to "print" many creative and functional items, from medical prosthesis to chess sets! Some predict that they will be in every home in the coming years. Come and hear about this progressive technology! For more information, please contact Kristi at 646-8181 or kbryant@wellstown.org. 



2:00 PM -
Anime and Manga Club
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
Do you love anime and manga, or want to learn more about them? Join us at 2:00 to watch Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, and talk about your favorite shows and manga. This program is for grades 5 and up. 



6:00 PM -
Family Game Night
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cidneym@gmail.com
Stop by the library for a night full of giant-sized games! Come play favorites like dominoes, connect four, and jenga with gigantic pieces. This free program is open to children of all ages and their families. 


   Monday, February 23, 2015
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 0-24 months with a caregiver, this program offers special lap rhymes, finger plays, and books to introduce your child to language and socialization. 


   Tuesday, February 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
AARP Tax Aide Program
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
If you need help filing your taxes, trained AARP Tax Aide Volunteers will be at the library each Tuesday until April 14 to answer your questions and electronically file your taxes. The can also assist you if you want to claim the new Property Tax Fairness Credit, formerly known as the "Circuit Breaker" or "Property Tax and Rent Refund." For more information and to find out what to bring, please call the library at 646-8181. 


1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


1:15 PM -
Afternoon Book Discussion
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
This month's selection is The Mockingbird Next Door by Marja Mills. 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.


   Wednesday, February 25, 2015
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Monday, March 02, 2015
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 0-24 months with a caregiver, this program offers special lap rhymes, finger plays, and books to introduce your child to language and socialization. 


   Tuesday, March 03, 2015
1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Wednesday, March 04, 2015
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Friday, March 06, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Random Fandom Friday: Star Wars
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
This month, our Random Fandom theme is Star Wars! Whether you are a full-fledged jedi or just a padawan, come join us for snacks, a themed craft, and games. Random Fandom is a program for grades 5-8 and is held the first Friday of every month. For more information, please contact Cidney at 646-8181, or cmayes@wellstown.org.   


   Monday, March 09, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Teen Tech Week: Make it with Makey Makey
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Come and play with the libraryís Makey Makey! With our Makey Makey, you can turn everyday objects into touchpads, and combine them with the internet. Itís a simple invention kit for beginners and experts alike! Come play guitar hero by making your own cardboard guitar, and make a veggie piano! This is the first program of our Teen Tech Week series, and is for grades 5 and up. Registration is required, please call the library at 646-8181 or email Cidney at cmayes@wellstown.org to register!




10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 0-24 months with a caregiver, this program offers special lap rhymes, finger plays, and books to introduce your child to language and socialization. 


   Tuesday, March 10, 2015
6:15 PM -
Evening Book Discussion
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
This month's selection is The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe. 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.


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Tech Week: LED Pins and Bling
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Make your very own LED Bling at our second program in our Teen Tech Week series. This program is an introduction to basic circuit building! You will make your own circuit using a coin battery and an LED light, and learn how to solder wire in the process! This program is for grades 5 and up. Registration is required, please call the library at 646-8181 or email Cidney at cmayes@wellstown.org to register!




1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Wednesday, March 11, 2015
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Friday, March 13, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Tech Week: Glow Bike
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

With some EL Wire (or electroluminescent wire if youíre feeling fancy) and some imagination, you can transform almost any object into a glow-tastic creation. EL Wire is a thin copper wire thatís been coated in a luminescent substance that glows when alternating current it applied to it. It can be used on clothes, toys, and even bicycles! Come learn how to solder wire and make the libraryís bike glow in this final program of our Teen Tech Week series. Registration is required for this program, and is for grades 5 and up. Please call the library at 646-8181 or email Cidney at cmayes@wellstown.org to register!




   Monday, March 16, 2015
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 0-24 months with a caregiver, this program offers special lap rhymes, finger plays, and books to introduce your child to language and socialization. 


   Tuesday, March 17, 2015
1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Wednesday, March 18, 2015
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Thursday, March 19, 2015
2:00 PM -
Anime and Manga Club
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
Do you love anime and manga, or want to learn more about them? Join us at 2:00 to watch Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, and talk about your favorite shows and manga. This program is for grades 5 and up. 


   Monday, March 23, 2015
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 0-24 months with a caregiver, this program offers special lap rhymes, finger plays, and books to introduce your child to language and socialization. 


   Tuesday, March 24, 2015
1:15 PM -
Afternoon Book Discussion
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
This month's selection is The Pearl that Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi. 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
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Wednesday, March 25, 2015
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Monday, March 30, 2015
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 0-24 months with a caregiver, this program offers special lap rhymes, finger plays, and books to introduce your child to language and socialization. 


   Tuesday, March 31, 2015
1:30 PM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org
For children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program.


   Tuesday, April 14, 2015
6:15 PM -
Evening Book Discussion
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
This month's selection is Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. 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.


   Tuesday, April 28, 2015
1:15 PM -
Afternoon Book Discussion
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org
This month's selection is The Hundred Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais. 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.


   Tuesday, May 12, 2015
6:15 PM -
Evening Book Discussion
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
This month's selection is reader's choice! 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. 


   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.