• Kids Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock!
    June 18-August 11

    This summer, kids age 3 to entering fourth grade are invited to participate in the “Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading Program.  Register online or in person, and then come by to receive a bag with prizes and instructions on how to participate in the program.  Events are happening all summer long!

    Kids of all ages who register will also be entered into raffles all summer long to win great prizes from local businesses.  Come in to see what you can win!

    For online registration, select the Youth Services tab and choose "Children".

    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 call the library at 207-646-8181.

     
  • Teen Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock!
    June 18-August 11

    This summer tweens and teens entering fifth through twelfth grade are  invited to register online or in person for “Libraries Rock!”  This age will earn raffle tickets throughout the summer – be sure to come in to get your first three free!  Each Friday from June 22 through August 3 we will be giving away prize baskets; on August 10 we will present grand prizes! Raffle tickets will roll over from week to week, so keep reading to increase your chances of winning!

    Kids of all ages who register will also be entered into raffles all summer long to win great prizes from local businesses.  Come in to see what you can win!

    For online registration, select the Youth Services tab and choose "Teen".

    This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Jade Austin at jaustin@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

     
  • Adult Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock!
    June 18–August 11

    Summer Reading isn’t just for kids! By signing-up for our Adult Summer Reading Program, you’ll receive a small gift. Finish 5 books during the program and you’ll be entered to win a series of wonderful prizes!  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.


     
  • ​Crafty Kids
    Tuesday, June 19 at 3 p.m.

    Join us every Tuesday for a drop-in art project! This week we will be making feather pens using sheet music. All materials will be supplied and all ages are welcome. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Jade Austin at jaustin@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     

     
  • Libraries Rock Music Series: Carol Coronis
    Tuesday, June 19 at 6 p.m.

    To launch our “Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program, we’ll be hosting Carol Coronis, who will dazzle us with Greek, Balkan, and Middle Eastern music. Coronis strums on the cittern – a unique instrument with roots dating back to the Renaissance.  Whether dancing or sitting and listening, this distinctive music performance is bound to entice all.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • Books at the Beach
    Wednesday, June 20 at 10:30 a.m.

    All ages are invited to meet us at the gazebo in Harbor Park on Wednesday mornings, weather permitting.  Children will be engaged in stories, songs, and movement activities.  Songs and stories at the beach - what could be better?!  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 call the library at 207-646-8181.   
     
  • Conversational French Language Group
    Thursday, June 21 at 6 p.m.

    Join us for an informal approach to practicing or re-learning French!  This group will meet weekly on Thursdays to speak French.  We will offer some activities, questions, and other approaches to practicing the language, but mostly it will be up to the group to determine what the format will be.  We welcome anyone with a French Language interest to participate.  For more information, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org, or call the library at 207-646-8181.
  • Fiber Arts Group
    Friday, June 22 at 10 a.m

    All are welcome to join our Fiber Arts Group.  
    If you embroider, cross-stitch, sew, weave, quilt, whatever you do - if it’s done with fiber and it’s portable, we welcome you. 

    We meet on Friday from 10-12, as long as the library is open. All ages & levels of ability are encouraged to join us for ideas, inspiration and lively conversation.  For more information, please contact Anne Mosey at amosey@wellstown.org or by calling the library at 207-646-8181. 

     
  • Lego and Rubik’s Cube Club
    Friday, June 22 at 3 p.m.

    Let the brain games begin! Participants are invited to build master creations with Legos provided by the library.  We will also have Rubik’s cubes on hand with instructions on how to solve the Cube.  All ages welcome.  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 call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • Steve Corning
    Friday, June 22 at 10:30 a.m.

    We are so excited to welcome Steve Corning back!  His variety show features fast-paced juggling routines, mind-blowing escape artistry, comedy magic, contortion, balancing, LED light manipulation, and nearly endless amazing stunts, all mixed with a hearty dose of comedy.  This show will provide non-stop entertainment and tons of laughs for the whole family.  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 call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
     
  • Mother Goose Storytime
    Monday, June 25 at 10:30 a.m.

    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.  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.

     
  • ​Tech Tuesday
    Tuesday, June 26 from 1-4 p.m.

    Back by popular demand: Tech Tuesdays! On the fourth Tuesday of each month, our Adult Services Librarian will be teaching lessons in computer basics. Topics covered will include Email Basics, Using Windows 10, and Getting Started on Social Media. These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. For more information, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • I Spy Coastal Camouflage
    Thursday, June 28 at 3 p.m.

    A fun program for kids and adults alike!  Carol Steingart of Coast Encounters will be at the library to present a program on local sea life.  Come explore various organisms to witness their wonderful camouflage abilities. This highly-interactive program is sure to delight anyone with an interest in the amazing attributes of the creatures inhabiting our shores.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     

     
     
  • Lunch and Learn: Marine Mammals
    Friday, July 6 at 12 p.m.

    Marine Mammals of Maine is a non-profit organization dedicated to marine mammal and sea turtle response, rescue, care, research, and education. Please join us for an informative presentation about who they are, what they do, and how you can get involved. Attendees will learn how to react when encountering a marine mammal or sea turtle. The presentation will even feature a mock seal rescue! This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  For more information, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     



Book Donations

Due to space limitations and construction, we cannot accept book donations until after June 19. Thank you for your understanding!
 
Construction Begins!

The Wells Public Library is pleased to announce that construction began on its long awaited building project. Beginning in August, the front parking lot will be closed to the public for approximately 6 months. 

The front entrance to the building will remain open.
Stay tuned for more information!

Pictures are now up on our campaign website

 

Wells Public Library Newsletter

We now publish a quarterly newsletter including information on our adult and childrens programs, library news, and reminders about important library services and policies. 

If you live in Wells, your copy of the newsletter has been mailed. If you don't receive a copy, you can read it here anytime, or pick one up at the library! 

Click here to read the March-May newsletter

Click here to read the December-February newsletter

Click here to read the September-November newsletter