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   Tuesday, September 01, 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, September 02, 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.  



   Friday, September 04, 2015
12:00 PM -
Lunch and Learn: Naturalist Josh Fecteau
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Naturalist Josh Fecteau is back by popular demand!  Join us at the Wells Harbor Pavilion for a one hour, slow-paced nature walk to identify the trees, shrubs, and late flowering wildflowers, as well as the birds seen along the walk.  All are welcome to bring lunch, and the library will provide light refreshments in the gazebo.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant atkbryant@wellstown.org or call the library at 646-8181.
 



   Tuesday, September 08, 2015
6:15 PM -
Evening Book Discussion
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org

This month, our selection is The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. 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, September 09, 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.  



2:00 PM -
Teen Crafternoon
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Teens are invited to come to the library and unwind with a craft after school. This month we will be tie-dying! Bring something black or white to tie-dye; socks, a t-shirt, whatever you can think of. We will provide the dye and some things to tie-dye, you provide the creativity! 

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




11:00 AM -
Wellness Wednesday: Finding Credible Health Info Online
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Learn how to tell good health information from the bad with the Health Services Librarian from Southern Maine HealthCare, Susan Bloomfield, MLS, AHIP.  No need to rely on information from magazines, TV or the Internet anymore!  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.


   Thursday, September 10, 2015
6:00 PM -
Homesick Mosque and Other Stories by Reza Jalali
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
We are pleased to welcome Reza Jalali, a Muslim scholar and Human Rights advocate, back to our library.  Jalali will discuss his book, Homesick Mosque and Other Stories, about life in America as a Muslim post 9/11.  The author will share his stories, answer questions, and speak from his own experiences during a time when the simple act of going to a mosque to pray aroused suspicion.  Light refreshments will be served.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.


   Friday, September 11, 2015
2:00 PM -
Random Fandom: Maze Runner
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

This month, our fandom will be James Dashner's Maze Runner series. Join us for a themed craft, snacks, and games! 

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




   Monday, September 14, 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, September 15, 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 -
Hiking and Nature Trails in Wells
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Learn where to find great hiking and nature trails in Wells.  The Conservation Commission of Wells has purchased and conserved many acres of land here in Wells.  Their efforts have produced wonderful hiking trails, beautiful nature areas and more.  Hear from Conservation Commission Chair, Owen Grumbling how to find and use these natural resources in your backyard.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
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   Wednesday, September 16, 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.  



   Friday, September 18, 2015
10:30 AM -
Drying and Using Herbs and Flowers
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Food Blogger and author Kate McCarty will show us how to make the most of herbs and flowers long after they’re picked.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.


   Monday, September 21, 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, September 22, 2015
5:30 AM -
Afternoon Book Discussion
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

This month, our selection is TheRed Tent by Anita Diamant. 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, September 23, 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, September 24, 2015
6:00 PM -
Minion Party
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

Bello!  Minions of all ages and their families are invited to celebrate the silly yellow characters with treats, games, and crafts.  We will be showing one of their movies, too!  Kids are welcome to come in costume. 

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 646-8181.  Ba-na-na!




1:30 PM -
Prescription Assistance Help
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Having trouble paying for your brand name medications?  Come meet York Hospital’s Prescription Assistance Coordinator, Pat Moher, who will be available to share information about pharmaceutical programs for the underinsured and those with no prescription drug coverage.  This event is on a walk-in basis, so no appointment is needed.  For more information from York Hospital directly, call Pat Moher at 207-351-2652.  For more information about the library program, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.


   Friday, September 25, 2015
10:30 AM -
Gardening with Jolene: Winter Gardening
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Imagine having fresh, green salad in January!   Learn from Master Gardener Jolene Staruch how you can garden all year long, including the winter.  We will cover several topics including season extenders, what to do now for winter gardens, and what to grow.  Yes, even in Maine, gardening can be a year round adventure!  Registration appreciated, but not required. Register by calling the library at 207-646-8181.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org.
 



   Saturday, September 26, 2015
10:30 AM -
Reader's Best Friend
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

Calling all young readers! Calling all animal lovers! Children of all ages are invited to read to Dawn and her therapy dog Trace at the Wells Public Library.

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




   Monday, September 28, 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, September 29, 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.  



6:30 PM -
Two Old Friends Musical Performance
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Join us as musicians Emery Hutchins and Jim Prendergast share songs and stories from Ireland and America.  A Two Old Friends performance will give you plaintive ballads and foot-stomping “shout tunes”, soaring instrumental solos, traditional Irish tunes, and storytelling. There is truly something for everyone!  This performance is open to all ages.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.


   Wednesday, September 30, 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.  



   Friday, October 02, 2015
2:00 PM -
Random Fandom: Jurassic Park
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

This month, our fandom is Jurassic Park! Come and talk about all things dinosaur, make a themed craft, and play an awesome Jurassic-themed game. We will also have snacks and the Wii available for play as well. 

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

 



12:00 PM -
Lunch and Learn: History of a Maine Little River
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Local resident and historian Joseph Hardy is the author of the new book History of a Maine Little River and will be coming to speak about the history of the Merriland River in Wells.  The river and the surrounding area were home to more than a dozen mills during a span of three centuries.  Come to learn how the mills and the families that lived and worked nearby shaped the town that we know today.  All are welcome to bring lunch, and the library will provide light refreshments.  Books will be available for sale and signing after the program.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.


   Monday, October 05, 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, October 06, 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, October 07, 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, October 08, 2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fall Scavenger Hunt
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

Join us for an afternoon of fun!  At the top of every hour, we will read aloud stories about the season.  After stories, kids will receive a scavenger hunt that will include fall items and hidden treasure.  Lists will be available all afternoon and small prizes will be awarded to those who complete them.  

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 646-8181.  




6:00 PM -
Teen Movie Night
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Join us for pizza and a movie the night before a day off from school!  Come with your appetite and have fun hanging out with friends, then settle in with some popcorn and enjoy the show.  Don’t miss out! 

This free program 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, October 09, 2015
10:30 AM -
Pumpkin Decorating
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

Who doesn’t love decorating pumpkins at this time of year?  Stop by the library and pick out a pumpkin to design any way you like.  We will be hosting two sessions of this fun event: 10:30 a.m. for the younger ages and 2 p.m. for grade school and above.  We will also have seasonal treats for all to enjoy.  

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 646-8181.  




2:00 PM -
Pumpkin Decorating
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

Who doesn’t love decorating pumpkins at this time of year?  Stop by the library and pick out a pumpkin to design any way you like.  We will be hosting two sessions of this fun event: 10:30 a.m. for the younger ages and 2 p.m. for grade school and above.  We will also have seasonal treats for all to enjoy.  

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 646-8181.  




11:00 AM -
Literary Field Trip to Sarah Orne Jewett House
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Join other adults for a field trip to the home of Maine author Sarah Orne Jewett in South Berwick, Maine.  Jewett was the author of many classic novels, including In the Country of the Pointed Fir.  Read the story prior to the trip for a discussion, then see her home and learn more about the author. The library is arranging for a group tour and will provide directions; participants must provide their own transportation and pay a small admission fee.  Registration is required.  Register by calling the library at 207-646-8181.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org.


   Tuesday, October 13, 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, October 14, 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.  



2:00 PM -
Teen Crafternoon
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Teens are invited to come to the library and unwind with a craft after school. This month we will be making soap! October is the perfect month for all things pumpkin flavored. Come and learn to make your own pumpkin spiced soap. All materials will be provided, you bring the creativity! 

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




11:00 AM -
Wellness Wednesday: Affordable Care Act
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Come to learn about the Affordable Care Act from Health Care Navigator, Robin Hewett Bibber.  Information about what the ACA, also known as Obamacare, is and how to apply for coverage using the Healthcare Marketplace will be discussed.  Questions and handouts will be provided.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.


   Friday, October 16, 2015
10:30 AM -
Gardening with Jolene: Cooking with Fall Harvest Foods
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Learn from Master Gardener, Jolene Staruch about the multitude of things that can be done in your kitchen with food from the fall harvest.  Taste test appetizers and desserts, all made using fall harvest foods.  Come explore the versatile squash!  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.


   Monday, October 19, 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, October 20, 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 -
Book Publishing with Cider Mill Press
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Alexandra Lewis, the Publishing Manager of Cider Mill Press located in Kennebunkport, will  share information with aspiring authors about writing and publishing a book.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.


   Wednesday, October 21, 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.  



   Monday, October 26, 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, October 27, 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, October 28, 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, October 29, 2015
6:00 PM -
Children's Halloween Party
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

Kids and their families are invited to dress up in costume and come to the library to hear spooky stories, play ghoulish games, make creepy crafts, and eat festive food.  Come for trick or treating in the library, too! 

This free program 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 646-8181.  




1:00 PM -
Computer Camp: Computer Basics
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Learn from Adult Services Librarian Kristi Bryant how to become familiar with computers.  Learn basic computer terminology, how to turn the computer on and off, and what all the parts of a computer are used for.  Registration is required.  Register by calling the library at 207-646-8181.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org.


   Saturday, October 31, 2015
10:30 AM -
Reader's Best Friend
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

Calling all young readers! Calling all animal lovers! Children of all ages are invited to read to Dawn and her therapy dog Trace at the Wells Public Library.

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




   Monday, November 02, 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, November 03, 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, November 04, 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.  



10:00 AM -
Your Government, Your Neighborhood
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
A representative from Senator Angus King's office will be available to discuss specific problems, legislative issues, or any concerns regarding federal government agencies.  Constituent outreach hours are part of King’s “Your Government, Your Neighborhood” initiative and offer a chance to get his staff out of the office and into the community in order to provide alternative outreach services.  No appointment necessary.  For more information from King’s office directly, call 1-800-432-1599.  For more information about the library program, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
 



   Thursday, November 05, 2015
1:30 PM -
Computer Camp: Learn to use a Mouse and Keyboard
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Library Director Devin Burritt will teach absolute computer beginners how to become familiar with operating a computer.  He will cover key terms, as well as how to use a computer mouse and keyboard.  Registration is required.  Register by calling the library at 207-646-8181.  For more information, please contact Devin Burritt at dburritt@wellstown.org.


2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Affordable Care Act
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 people compare Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) health plans and sign up for appropriate coverage.  Appointments are required.  To schedule an appointment, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.  Appointments require paperwork, so please make sure to find out what you need to bring. 


   Friday, November 06, 2015
2:00 PM -
Random Fandom: The Hunger Games, Mockingjay Part II
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

This month we celebrate the movie release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part II. Join us for snacks, a themed craft, and games. 

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




12:00 PM -
Lunch and Learn: Professional Organizer Lisa Luken
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Professional organizer Lisa Luken returns to help us learn how to simplify and organize our holiday season.  Lisa is the owner of Simple Joy Living.  For ideas and inspiration, and to learn about Luken’s own personal journey, visit her website at www.SimpleJoyLiving.com.   All are welcome to bring lunch, and the library will provide light refreshments.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org, or call the library at 207-646-8181.


   Monday, November 09, 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, November 10, 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, November 12, 2015
1:30 PM -
Computer Camp: Learn to Search the Internet
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Library Director Devin Burritt will teach computer beginners how to search the internet and learn how to use websites and search engines.  Computer novices are encouraged to participate.  Registration is required.  Register by calling the library at 207-646-8181.  For more information, please contact Devin Burritt at dburritt@wellstown.org.


1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Affordable Care Act
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 people compare Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) health plans and sign up for appropriate coverage.  Appointments are required.  To schedule an appointment, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181.  Appointments require paperwork, so please make sure to find out what you need to bring. 


   Friday, November 13, 2015
10:30 AM -
Gardening with Jolene: History of Kitchen Gardens
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Come to the library to learn about the history of kitchen gardens from Master Gardener, Jolene Staruch. Learn more about this beautiful and practical tradition, which paved the way for Victory Gardens in World War I and II.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org, or call the library at 207-646-8181.


   Monday, November 16, 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, November 17, 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, November 18, 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.  



2:00 PM -
Teen Crafternoon
Event Location:
Contact: Cidney Mayes   646-8181
cmayes@wellstown.org

Teens are invited to come to the library and unwind with a craft after school. This month we will be making canvas wall art. We will be using acrylic paint, spray paint, and foliage to create a canvas piece to brighten up your room or locker.  All materials are provided, you bring the creativity. 

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




11:00 AM -
Wellness Wednesday: Stop Smoking Now!
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
The Great American Smokeout Day is Thursday, November 19 and this could be your year to take the challenge!  We welcome Peggy Belanger, an Oncology Nurse Navigator from Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford, to talk about how to stop smoking for good.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org, or call the library at 207-646-8181.


   Thursday, November 19, 2015
6:00 PM -
Fall Harvest Party
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

Welcome the cooler weather with a party celebrating the season.  Kids of all ages and their families are invited to an evening of crafts, games, and a few surprises! 

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 646-8181.




1:30 PM -
Computer Camp: Learn to Shop Online
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Learn how to use the widely prevalent website Amazon.com, among others.  Adult Services Librarian Kristi Bryant will teach how to use one of the world’s most popular shopping sites to search for and purchase items completely online.  Learn how to read customer reviews, compare prices and set-up an account to pay for your items.  Registration is required.  Register by calling the library at 207-646-8181.  For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org.


   Saturday, November 21, 2015
10:30 AM -
Reader's Best Friend
Event Location:
Contact: Allison Herman   646-8181
aherman@wellstown.org

Calling all young readers! Calling all animal lovers! Children of all ages are invited to read to Dawn and her therapy dog Trace at the Wells Public Library.

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




   Monday, November 23, 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, November 24, 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, November 25, 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.  



   Monday, November 30, 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.