• ​Crafty Kids
    Tuesday, June 18 at 3 p.m.

    Drop in art projects include painting to printing to coloring to collaging.  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 Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181. 
     
  • Books at the Beach
    Wednesday, June 19 at 10:30 a.m.

    Children will be engaged in stories, songs, interactive games, and dancing at the gazebo in Harbor Park on Wednesday mornings, weather permitting.  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. 
     
  • ​Bryson Lang
    Thursday, June 20 at 3 p.m.

    Bryson Lang’s show contains flying sombreros, spinning rings, upside-down juggling, glow-in-the-dark objects, and tons of surprises. Come see why he is called “The Cure for the Common Show”!  All ages welcome.  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.
     
  • Conversational French Language Group
    Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 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.  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.
  • Fiber Arts Group
    Friday, June 21 at 10:30 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 10:30-12, 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‚Äôs Cube Club
    Friday, June 21 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.  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 24 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.

     
  • Meditation Group
    Monday, June 24 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 meditation session on the fourth Monday of each month.  All skill levels are welcome.  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.
     
  • ​K-9 Companions
    Monday, June 24 at 2 p.m.

    Local Wells police officer, Lt. Kevin Chabot, will come teach us how a dog becomes a trained professional on the force.  All ages welcome.  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.
     
  • ​Patriot Fife & Drum
    Tuesday, July 2 at 3 p.m.

    The Patriot Fife & Drum Duo David Vose and Sue Walko are seasoned musicians having performed music for over 40 years between them. As the Patriot Fife & Drum Duo, they perform fife and drum music from the 17th and 18th centuries in full costume. They’ll be at the library for a patriotic performance just in time for Independence Day.  We hope to see you there!  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.
     



Kids and Teen Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
June 17-August 16

Kids age 3 and up, tweens, and teens are invited to register online or in person for the Summer Reading Program.  Come in to receive a bag with prizes and instructions on how to participate after registering. Every child registered will be entered into a daily raffle to win prizes from local vendors!  Sign up below:
 

For more information, please contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181. 
 
Adult Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
June 17-August 16

This year our Adult Summer Reading program is back with multiple ways to win one of our many prizes. The first 200 registrants will receive a small gift just for signing up. This year’s grand prizes include a travel telescope and a bevy of space-themed goodies!  For more information, please contact Andrea Kazilionis at akazilionis@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

 
Updated Borrowing Policy

The Wells Public Library has new lending rules! Items checked out from our library can now be renewed up to four times. We've also removed limits on magazine checkouts and almost all items go out for three weeks now. However, items borrowed from other Minerva libraries will still only have one renewal. Questions? Ask us!


 
e-Newsletter Sign Up

The Wells Public Library now has an email newsletter! We'll be sending out monthly updates of all the fun things going on in the library.
Interested in receiving the newsletter?

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Community Program Room Rental

Did you know our Community Program Room is available to rent for all of your programming needs? $100/hour with a minimum of three hours. Great for parties, events, conferences, etc. The room seats over 80 people and is available even when the library is closed! Call for more information and to book the room.