• Mother Goose Storytime
    Monday, April 23 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, April 24 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.  
  • Chainmail Jewelry
    Tuesday, April 24 at 6 p.m.

    Do you love the looks you see on each episode of Game of Thrones? Or perhaps you're simply interested in learning a fun and easy technique for crafting dazzling adornments? Come to our Chainmail Bracelets class this April!  Local jewelry maker Diane Vollor will be on hand to teach novices how to create a gorgeous chainmail bracelet appropriate for any occasion - fighting dragons or otherwise! This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. Registration is required for this event. For more information and to register, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

     
  • Toddler Storytime
    Wednesday, April 25 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.  
  • Outdoor Teen Game Tournament
    Wednesday, April 25 at 2:30 p.m.

    Due to the Children's Room's temporary closing, we are taking our ongoing gaming tournament outside.  Participate in giant lawn games, make some of your own, and the top scorers at the end of our chosen games will each 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 call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • Conversational French Language Group
    Thursday, April 26 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, April 27 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. 

     
  • ​Lawyers in Libraries 2018
    Tuesday, May 1 at 3 p.m.

    The Wells Public Library is celebrating Lawyers in Libraries Day 2018 by hosting local attorney, Hesper Schleiderer-Hardy, who will provide information about free legal resources and low-cost legal assistance. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity for a brief private consultation with an attorney about personal legal matters. For more information, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
  • ​Raising Backyard Chickens
    Tuesday, May 1 at 6 p.m.

    The trend of raising chickens has truly taken off, and now you can find out what all the buzz is about! Come listen as local farmers and chicken-raising experts Marilyn and Rick Stanley of Chick Farm discuss all the details you need to know about raising chickens on your own.  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: Morse Code Beading
    Wednesday, May 2 at 2:30 p.m.

    Kids in grades 5-8 are invited to stop by the library to try out a new craft.  This month, learn how to conceal a secret message in the beads of your jewelry with Morse code beading!  We provide the supplies, you bring the creativity!  These free events are 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.
     
  • ​Lunch and Learn: Animal Welfare Society
    Friday, May 4 at 12 p.m.

    The Animal Welfare Society in West Kennebunk has been serving York County as a no-kill shelter since the early 1960s. For our May Lunch and Learn, we’ll be welcoming Humane Educator, Megan Cross, to the library to tell us all about the Animal Welfare Society and pet adoption. This program is a must for any animal lover!  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.
     
  • ​Volunteer Fair
    Saturday, May 5 at 10 a.m.

    If you’re looking for an opportunity to volunteer in the community, please join us for this exciting event.  At this first annual volunteer fair, the library will be hosting over a dozen local non-profit organizations – and they all want to meet you! Potential volunteers will be able to connect with local non-profits, enter to win door prizes, and enjoy refreshments. For more information, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     
     
  • ​Random Fandom: Star Wars
    Wednesday, May 9 at 2:30 p.m.

    Each month we celebrate a new popular theme geared towards kids in grades 5-8.  This month, May the Fourth be with you!  Come celebrate everything Star Wars.  Let’s revel and rebel by crafting, snacking, and watching The Last Jedi!  For more information, please contact Jade Austin at jaustin@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.
     



Temporary Children's Room Closing
April 23 - May 4

Due to construction, the Children's Room
will be closed from
Monday, April 23 until Friday, May 4

All of our Children's Programs
will continue as scheduled.  

We are sorry for the inconvenience.

 
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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