• The Bugmobile Presented by Chewonki
    Friday, February 23 at 2 p.m.

    Chewonki’s Traveling Natural History Program is coming back to the library!  Discover if a bug is an insect, if a spider is a bug, among other burning questions.  Chewonki’s “Bugmobile” transports the world of arthropods—insects and their relatives—into the library using models, costumes, and live specimens.  Learn the unique characteristics of different groups of arthropods and their fascinating adaptations essential for survival.  All ages are welcome.  For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     

     
  • Mother Goose Storytime
    Monday, February 26 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.

     
  • AARP Tax Aide Program
    Tuesday, February 27 from 1-6 p.m.

    Trained AARP Tax Aide volunteers will be at the library each Tuesday until April 10th to answer questions and help with electronically filing taxes.  They are also available to help with the new Property Tax Fairness Credit, formerly known as the Property Tax and Rent Refund or Circuit Breaker.  For more information and to find out what to bring, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

     
  • Toddler Storytime
    Tuesday, February 27 at 1:30 p.m.
     
    Ages 2-5 years old and their caregivers are invited to meet us for stories, songs, and movement, all followed by a craft.  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.  
  • Toddler Storytime
    Wednesday, February 28 at 10:30 a.m.

    Ages 2-5 years old and their caregivers are invited to meet us for stories, songs, and movement, all followed by a craft.  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.  
  • ​Teen Game Tournament
    Wednesday, February 28 at 1:30 p.m.

    Drop by the library on the last Wednesday of each month to participate in our ongoing gaming tournament. Each month, we will have new competitive games for you to try your hand at - from retro board games to Wii marathons to our new Nintendo Switch! This free program 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.
     
  • Conversational French Language Group
    Thursday, March 1 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, March 2 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. 

     
  • ​Lunch and Learn: Joshua Chamberlain
    Friday, March 2 at 12 p.m.

    Most Mainers are familiar with local Civil War hero, Joshua Chamberlain. But few folks know about his accomplishments after the war. Chamberlain expert, Steve Garrett, will be presenting details of Chamberlain’s undertakings after he retired from the Army.  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.

     
  • Lego and Rubik’s Cube Club
    Friday, March 2 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.
     
  • ​Random Fandom: Pop-Tarts
    Wednesday, March 7 at 2:30 p.m.

    Each month we celebrate a new popular theme geared towards kids in grades 5-8 with this fan-favorite program.  Join us as we talk about all things Pop-Tart!  This March we will celebrate America’s most beloved toaster pastry with crafts, snacks, and games.  For more information, please contact Jade Austin at jaustin@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • Maple Moon Farm Visit – HELD OFFSITE
    Friday, March 16 at 12 p.m.

    As a follow up to our Maple Sugar and Syrup Lunch and Learn, local farmers Jennifer Schultz and Frank Ferrucci will be welcoming library patrons to their farm in Lebanon, Maine. We’ll take a look at their maple taps, sugar house, and get a lesson in how to turn sap into syrup! PLEASE NOTE: This program is taking place at Maple Moon Farm in Lebanon. You are welcome to join us at the farm, but if you would like to caravan, please arrive at the library no later than 11 a.m.  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.

     



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! 

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