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 on Saturday, October 25th. For more information, please contact Allison Herman at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the library at 646-8181.
Join us to meet the candidates for the District 4, 7, and 34 Maine House of Representatives and Maine Senate races. We will host a non-partisan debate moderated by The League of Women Voters. Feel free to come to the library anytime between now and the 28th to leave your questions for the candidates. In addition, town officials will be on hand to answer questions about local issues on the ballot. This is the fourth program in our Fall Series of Political Programs. For more information contact Kristi Bryant at email@example.com or call the library at 646-8181.
We will be "treated” to the professionally adapted audio recording of Maine author Tim Caverly’s book, An Allagash Haunting - A Radio Classic. Join us for the entertaining and spooky story set in the remote Maine woods. Listen to snapping campfires, ghostly music, and haunting bird calls as we hear the story of 10 year old Olivia’s solo, stormy canoe trip down the Allagash. Over 120 scenic and historic pictures of the Maine woods will be shown to accompany the reading. Feel free to bring a lunch, while the library will provide drinks and desserts for this special Halloween Lunch and Learn!
We are honored to welcome authors Ann Hood , Richard Hoffman, Suzanne Strempek Shea, and Helen Peppe for this engaging program. These nationally known New England authors will speak about how to begin writing memoirs and how the genre affects family. Registration required. To register, please contact Kristi Bryant at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the library at 646-8181.
Two Old Friends is comprised of Emery Hutchins and Jim Prendergast, two musicians well-versed in a unique combination of Celtic and American country music. All are invited to hear the band’s songs and stories from Ireland and America. This promises to be a fun repeat-performance by two fantastic musicians.
Come to learn about the history of the Victoria Mansion! See photos from different time periods and listen to how the staff prepare the mansion for the holiday season and the influx of visitors. Feel free to bring a lunch, while the library will provide drinks and desserts.
Welcome the cooler weather with a party celebrating the season. Kids of all ages and their families are invited to an afternoon 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 email@example.com or by calling the library at 646-8181.
Erin Bishop is a wonderful presenter; always delivering information in an informative, entertaining and enlightening way. For this program, we will look at different political cartoons and break them down in order to understand what makes them effective. We will also see how cartoons have swayed public opinion in the political process. This event marks the last of our Fall Political Series – don’t miss out! Registration is requested. For more information and to register, please contact Kristi Bryant at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the library at 646-8181.
In anticipation of the evening release of Mockingjay, the third film in the Hunger Games series, the Wells Public Library will host our annual Hunger Games party. Teens and school-aged children are welcomed to join in the fun! This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Cidney Mayes at email@example.com or by calling the library at 646-8181.
The Wells Public Library has recently amended its Library Card Policy to allow legal residents and/or property owners to receive a Wells Public Library resident card. Previously, only legal residents of Ogunquit were included. We are very excited about this change, and welcome all Ogunquit property owners/residents, year-round or seasonal, to obtain a free library card.
The library’s Knitting & Crochet group just finished a group project making scarves for the Boston Marathon Scarf Project.
The Marathon Scarf Project is organized by members of the Old South Knitters, the church's group of about 30 knitters, crocheters and weavers. The group is collecting handmade scarves in the colors of royal blue and yellow, the official colors of the Boston Marathon.
Each scarf will be presented to a runner on Sunday, April 20, the day before the marathon.
We still meet every Friday from 10:30 – noon and new members, no matter what age or skill level, are always welcome.