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12/22/2014
10:30:00 AM -
Mother Goose
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. 

12/22/2014
2:00:00 PM -
Polar Express Party
All aboard for this fun holiday storytime! Children of all ages and their families are invited to our Polar Express Party. We will drink hot chocolate, eat cookies, make crafts, and read Chris Van Allsburg's classic story The Polar Express. Children are encouraged to come in their pajamas for this free event. 

We will have one reading of The Polar Express at 2:00 PM, and another reading at 4:00 PM. We hope to see you there!

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


12/24/2014
10:30:00 AM -
Storytime
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.

12/25/2014
1:00:00 PM -
Closed for the Holiday
We will be closed on Thursday, December 25, and return to regular hours on the 27th. 

12/26/2014
10:00:00 AM -
Closed for the Holiday
We will be closed on Friday, December 26, and return to regular hours on the 27th. 

12/29/2014
10:30:00 AM -
Mother Goose
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. 

12/31/2014
10:30:00 AM -
Storytime
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.

1/1/2015
5:30:00 AM -
Closed for New Year's Day
The library will be closed Tuesday, January 1 for New Year's Day. 

1/2/2015
12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch and Learn: Coupon Expert Kathy Slowick
Kathy Slowick has been an "extreme coupon expert" and skilled money-saver for many years. She will be at the library for a special lunch and learn to teach us how to save money on your family shopping bill, make purchases for free or low cost, and donate to worthy organizations or families in need.  Feel free to bring a lunch if you wish, the library will provide drinks and desserts. For more information, please contact Kristi Bryant at 646-8181 or kbryant@wellstown.org.

1/3/2015
11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Art Gallery Opening: Brenda Mannino, Photography

Please join us in welcoming photographer Brenda Mannino to the Ethel Weymouth Art Gallery at a free reception on Saturday, January 3rd. Refreshments will be provided, and the artist will be available to answer questions.  

Brenda Mannino is a self-taught photographer, and specializes in the digital alteration of photography. She is the author of Photothoughtography, and will be displaying her photographs and book excerpts at the Wells Library for the month of January.

 



1/5/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Mother Goose
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. 

1/6/2015
6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Computer Camp: E-books!
You have devices, we have e-books! Join us to learn how to download free e-books from the Maine Download Library. If you have a new e-reader, computer, smart phone, or tablet, there are many options for downloading e-books. Come to our Computer Camp and learn how to borrow e-books from our library rather than buying them! If you have any questions, please contact Kristi Bryant at 646-8181 or email at kbryant@wellstown.org 

1/6/2015
1:30:00 PM -
Storytime
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.

1/7/2015
2:00:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Create your Vision for 2015 with Vision Boards!
Kristi Bryant from the Wells Library will explain what a vision board is and how to use this powerful visualization tool. We will be using the technique of collage as well as tapping into our own inner desires to create a vision board, or inspiration board. The library will provide all the materials you need, but you may bring photos of yourself, or words and images from magazines to use as well! For more information, please contact Kristi at kbryant@wellstown.org or at 646-8181. 



1/7/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Storytime
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.

1/8/2015
1:30:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Computer Camp: Apps!
You have devices, let us show you some new apps! Jared Leadbetter, the Maine State Library's technology guru will be here to show off some cool news apps for your computers, tablets, and phones! Jared travels the state to demonstrate the MSL's Technology Petting Zoo and has been here many times to teach us about devices such as iPads, tablets, Kindles, and Nooks. He is a great instructor, and a lot of fun! For more information please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or 646-8181.  

1/9/2015
10:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Gardening with Jolene: Seed Ordering and Planning your Garden
Our ever popular friend and Master Gardener, Jolene Staruch, will be here to explain how to graph out and plan your garden. She will also distribute catalogs and explain how to read the descriptions to determine which seeds to order based on your gardening goals and needs. Registration is recommended for this program. Please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or at 646-8181 for more information.   




1/9/2015
2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Random Fandom Friday: Minecraft
This month, our Random Fandom theme is Minecraft! Come and join us for snacks, games, and a themed craft. The free program is open to grades 5 - 8. For more information, please contact Cidney at 646-8181 or cmayes@wellstown.org. 


1/12/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Mother Goose
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. 

1/13/2015
4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Obamacare Enrollment
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. 

1/13/2015
1:30:00 PM -
Storytime
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.

1/13/2015
6:15:00 PM -
Evening Book Discussion
This month's selection is The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. 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.

1/14/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Storytime
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.

1/15/2015
1:30:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Computer Camp: Computer Basics
Kristi Bryant of the Wells Library will teach the absolute basics of using a computer. You will learn skills such as how to turn the computer off and on, what a mouse is and how to use it, and what computer programs or applications (also known as apps) are, and other beginner skills. All novice computer users are welcome!  Please contact Kristi Bryant at kbryant@wellstown.org or at 646-8181 for more information.   



1/19/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Mother Goose
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. 

1/20/2015
1:30:00 PM -
Storytime
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.

1/21/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Storytime
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.

1/22/2015
1:30:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Computer Camp: Mouse and Keyboard Practice
Kristi Bryant of the Wells Library will teach you how to use a computer mouse and practice using the keyboard with some fun games and tutorials. Computer beginners are welcome! 


1/22/2015
6:00:00 PM -
Family Craft Party!
Kids of all ages and their families are invited to an evening of creativity. We will have different stations set up with art projects to create together, or bring your own project to work on! 

1/26/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Mother Goose
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. 

1/27/2015
1:15:00 PM -
Afternoon Book Discussion
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.


1/27/2015
1:30:00 PM -
Storytime
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.

1/28/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Storytime
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.

1/29/2015
1:30:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Computer Camp: Basic Internet
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.

2/2/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Mother Goose
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. 

2/2/2015
1:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Obamacare Enrollment
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.  


2/3/2015
1:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM
AARP Tax Aide Program
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. 



2/3/2015
1:30:00 PM -
Storytime
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.

2/4/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Storytime
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.

2/5/2015
1:30:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Computer Camp: Using E-mail
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.



2/6/2015
12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch and Learn: Learn How to Make Sushi!
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!



2/9/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Mother Goose
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. 

2/10/2015
1:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM
AARP Tax Aide Program
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. 

2/10/2015
1:30:00 PM -
Storytime
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.

2/10/2015
6:15:00 PM -
Evening Book Discussion
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.

2/11/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Storytime
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.

2/12/2015
1:30:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Computer Camp: Internet Searching
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.



2/12/2015
3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Obamacare Enrollment
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.  


2/13/2015
2:00:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Gardening with Jolene: Starting Seeds
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. 



2/13/2015
12:00:00 PM -
Lunch and Learn: Organ Donation
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. 

2/16/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Mother Goose
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. 

2/17/2015
1:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM
AARP Tax Aide Program
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. 


2/17/2015
1:30:00 PM -
Storytime
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.

2/18/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Storytime
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.

2/19/2015
1:30:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Computer Camp: 3-D Printing
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. 


2/23/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Mother Goose
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. 

2/24/2015
1:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM
AARP Tax Aide Program
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. 

2/24/2015
1:30:00 PM -
Storytime
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.

2/24/2015
1:15:00 PM -
Afternoon Book Discussion
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.

2/25/2015
10:30:00 AM -
Storytime
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.

3/6/2015
2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Random Fandom Friday: Star Wars
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.   

3/10/2015
6:15:00 PM -
Evening Book Discussion
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.

3/24/2015
1:15:00 PM -
Afternoon Book Discussion
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.

4/14/2015
6:15:00 PM -
Evening Book Discussion
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.

4/28/2015
1:15:00 PM -
Afternoon Book Discussion
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.

5/12/2015
6:15:00 PM -
Evening Book Discussion
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. 

5/26/2015
1:15:00 PM -
Afternoon Book Discussion
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.