• Lego and Rubik‚Äôs Cube Club
    Friday, September 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.
     
  • Mother Goose Storytime
    Monday, September 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.

     
  • Toddler Storytime
    Tuesday, September 26 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.  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 207-646-8181.  
  • ​End of Life Planning: A Panel Discussion
    Tuesday, September 26 at 6 p.m.

    End of life planning can be a difficult and emotional time. To help ease some of that frustration and confusion, we will be presenting a panel discussion comprised of representatives from local funeral homes and advocacy groups. Please join us for an evening of information and conversation as we all attempt to learn about the details of end of life planning. 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.
     
     
  • Toddler Storytime
    Wednesday, September 27 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.  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 207-646-8181.  
  • ​Teen Game Tournament
    Wednesday, September 27 at 2 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 a new competitive game for you to try your hand at - from retro board games to Wii marathons to lawn games. The top scorer at the end of our chosen game will win a prize! 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 by calling the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • Conversational French Language Group
    Thursday, September 28 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, September 29 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. 

     
  • ​Ray Calabro Music Performance
    Tuesday, October 3 at 6:30 p.m.

    Wells Public Library favorite Ray Calabro will be back again for an evening of music and fun! Ray’s solo acoustic guitar playing and singing combines key elements of folk, blues, jazz, and country. Please help us welcome Ray as he strums acoustic guitar tunes that are “sure to inspire much foot tapping”! 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.
     
  • ​Random Fandom: Stephen King
    Wednesday, October 4 at 2 p.m.

    Get into the spooky season mood by celebrating Maine’s own master of horror, Stephen King! Geared towards kids in grades 5-8, we will make crafts, eat snacks, play games - try blood spatter painting, test your knowledge of the King universe, and more!  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.
     

     
  • Lunch and Learn: Tradition and Excellence: Art and Ogunquit, 1914-1918
    Friday, October 6 at 12 p.m.

    For this Lunch and Learn program, we welcome back the art educator from the Ogunquit Museum of American Art. We’ll learn about the museum’s Tradition and Excellence exhibit, which “features a selection of war posters and artworks drawn from OMAA’s permanent collection made during the course of the Great War and identifies the anxieties, resistance, helplessness and hopefulness of the time.” Attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch; light refreshments will be provided. 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.
     

     
  • ​Teen Craft: CD Shard Art
    Wednesday, October 11 at 2 p.m.

    Stop by the library to try out a new craft!  We provide the supplies, you bring the creativity! This month we will be making CD Shard Art.  Using broken CD & DVD pieces, kids will be inspired to make some very cool art.  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.
     
  • ​Representative Bob Foley
    Thursday, October 12 at 6 p.m.

    Back by popular demand! State Representative Bob Foley will be at the Wells Public Library to answer any and all constituent questions. Please join us for an evening of rousing political discussion – and maybe even a bit of debate! 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.


     
  • Ogunquit Museum of American Art Site Visit HELD OFFSITE
    Friday, October 13 at 12 p.m.

    As a follow up to our October 6 Lunch and Learn program, the library will be hosting a site visit to the Ogunquit Museum of American Art. On this outing we’ll explore the exhibit featured in our Lunch and Learn, Tradition and Excellence: Art and Ogunquit, 1914-1918. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library.  This program is being held off-site, and registration is required. To register, please call the library at 207-646-8181. For more information, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org.


     



Construction Begins!
Wednesday, August 9

The Wells Public Library is pleased to announce that construction is beginning on its long awaited building project. Beginning on August 9th the front parking lot and its entrance will be closed to the public for approximately 6 months.
Stay tuned for more information!

 

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