• Conversational French Language Group
    Thursday, September 29 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 Devin Burritt at dburritt@wellstown.org, or call the library at 207-646-8181.
  • Fiber Arts Group
    Friday, September 30 at 10:30 a.m.

    All are welcome to join our Fiber Arts Group.  
    If you do embroidery, cross-stitch, sewing, weaving, quilting, whatever you do - if it’s done with fiber and it’s portable, we welcome you. 

    We meet on Friday from 10:30-12:00, 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. 

     
  • Mother Goose Storytime
    Monday, October 3 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. 

    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.


     
  • Toddler Storytime
    Tuesday, October 4 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.  
  • ​“World in Your Library” Program Series, a Partnership with the Kennebunk Free Library
    Tuesday, October 4 at 6 p.m. at the Kennebunk Free Library

    We are thrilled to host four notable scholars, in conjunction with the Kennebunk Free Library, to speak on different topics affecting our world today.  Please join us for this program happening in Kennebunk!  This week’s topic is “The Syrian Crisis: ISIS and Refugees” presented by Scott Erb.  For more information, please contact Devin Burritt at dburritt@wellstown.org, or call the library at 207-646-8181.
  • Toddler Storytime
    Wednesday, October 5 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.  
  • Weekly Meditation Class
    Wednesday, October 5 at 12 p.m.

    If meditation is something you are curious or passionate about, this program is for you!  Learn how to consistently incorporate mediation into your life in order to increase health, wellbeing and inner peace.  Wellness Coach Cindy Simon will lead us in a weekly meditation session.  All skill levels are welcome.  For more information, please contact Devin Burritt at dburritt@wellstown.org, or call the library at 207-646-8181.
  • Random Fandom: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
    Wednesday, October 5 at 1 p.m.

    Are you a fan of the book series and/or the recent movie? Celebrate at the library with an afternoon of crafting, eating snacks, and playing games all themed around the series.  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 by calling the library at 207-646-8181. 
  • ​Needle Felting Owls with Danielle Bonney
    Thursday, October 6 at 2:30 p.m.
                            
    CURRENTLY FULL - TAKING WAITLIST ONLY
    Back by popular demand!  Needle felting is a process using barbed needles to interlock wool fibers to form a more condensed material.  Local needle felter Danielle Bonney will teach us how to make cute owls using this technique.   For inspiration, see Danielle’s Etsy store at www.etsy.com/shop/wildthingsmaine.  Materials are provided.  Open to ages 8 and up.  Registration is required as space is limited.  Register by calling the library at 207-646-8181.  For more information, please contact Devin Burritt at dburritt@wellstown.org.
  • ​Lunch and Learn: The Road to Santiago with Jim and Lee Anderson
    Friday, October 7 at 12 p.m.
     
    Amateur photographers and world travelers Jim and Lee Anderson return to share photos and stories from their trip along the Camino de Santiago in Spain.  Since the Middle Ages, travelers from around the globe have trekked this famous route as a religious pilgrimage and to develop their spiritual growth.  Come to learn more about this famous route!  All are welcome to bring lunch, and the library will provide light refreshments.  For more information, please contact Devin Burritt at dburritt@wellstown.org, or call the library at 207-646-8181.
  • Fall Scavenger Hunt
    Thursday, October 13 from 1-5 p.m.

    Join us for an afternoon of fun!  At the top of every hour, we will read aloud stories about the season.  After stories, kids will receive a scavenger hunt that will include fall items and hidden treasure.  Lists will be available all afternoon and small prizes will be awarded to those who complete them.  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.  
     
  • ​Pumpkin Decorating
    Friday, October 14 at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

    Who doesn’t love decorating pumpkins at this time of year?  Stop by the library and pick out a pumpkin to design any way you like.  We will be hosting two sessions of this fun event: 10:30 a.m. for the younger ages and 2 p.m. for grade school and above.  We will also have seasonal treats for all to enjoy.  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.  



Adult Services Librarian Job Posting
The Town of Wells is seeking an energetic and creative professional with knowledge of and passion for adult library services to fill the role of Adult Services Librarian at the Wells Public Library, a cherished community resource for the town and one of Southern Maine’s foremost public libraries.  For more information and a complete job description, please view the Town of Wells website. 


Congratulations to Agnes Moy, the winner of our Adult Summer Reading Program Grand Prize! Thank you to the many, many participants we had this year. Keep reading everybody!



 
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