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   Thursday, April 17, 2014
1:15 PM -
Try Before You Buy - eReaders
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Come learn and try before you buy! Jared Leadbetter, the technology wizard of the Maine State Library will be at the Wells Public Library on Thursday, April 17th at 1:15 pm to explain the features of some of the hot devices such as the iPad Mini, Nexus Tablet, Kindle Fire, Nook HD and Kindle Paper White.He will demonstrate the devices, answer questions, and let you try the devices before you go shopping. This program is free and open to the public. Co-Sponsored by the Wells Public Library and Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education


   Friday, April 18, 2014
10:30 AM -
Knitting and Crochet Group
Event Location:
Contact: Anne Mosey   646-8181
amosey@wellstown.org
Join us every Friday from 10:30am-12 pm for our free drop-in knitting/crochet group.Come in with your current  "Work in Progress”,  or with your yarn, needles or hooks and we can provide training or inspiration if you want it. We welcome all ages, male or female, beginner or advanced. We're a friendly, warm, informal group of crafters.  For more information call Anne Mosey at 207- 646-8181 or email amosey@wellstown.org.


   Monday, April 21, 2014
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org



A special storytime for babies and toddlers and their caregivers. Join us for fingerplays, stories, rhymes and songs!



   Tuesday, April 22, 2014
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Afternoon Book Discussion
Event Location: Wells Public Library
Contact: Cindy Schilling   646-8181
cschilling@wellstown.org
This month we will be discussing The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman.  Copies of this book are available through our MINERVA online catalog.  Please register by calling the library at 646-8181.  This program is co-sponsored by the Wells Public Library and Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education.


   Wednesday, April 23, 2014
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
A storytime for pre-schoolers and their caregivers - join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and a special craft!


   Thursday, April 24, 2014
1:30 PM -
Elephant & Piggy Party!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Come to the Wells Public Library on Thursday, April 24th at 1:30 to celebrate Mo Willem’s spectacular "Elephant and Piggie” series! We will be reading Elephant and Piggy stories, having themed snacks, and creating our own Elephant and Piggie masks. This free , no registration event, is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library and is ideal for children ages 5-8. Contact Devin Burritt at dburritt@wellstown.org with any questions.


   Friday, April 25, 2014
10:30 AM -
Knitting and Crochet Group
Event Location:
Contact: Anne Mosey   646-8181
amosey@wellstown.org
oin us every Friday from 10:30am-12 pm for our free drop-in knitting/crochet group.Come in with your current  "Work in Progress”,  or with your yarn, needles or hooks and we can provide training or inspiration if you want it. We welcome all ages, male or female, beginner or advanced. We're a friendly, warm, informal group of crafters.  For more information call Anne Mosey at 207- 646-8181 or email amosey@wellstown.org.


   Monday, April 28, 2014
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org



A special storytime for babies and toddlers and their caregivers. Join us for fingerplays, stories, rhymes and songs!



   Tuesday, April 29, 2014
6:15 PM -
Holocaust Remembrance Night
Event Location:
Contact: Cindy Schilling   646-8181
cschilling@wellstown.org
In observance of the Holocaust Remembrance Days we invite you to join us at the Wells Public Library for a Names Reading Ceremony, videos, activities, music and readings. 


   Wednesday, April 30, 2014
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
A storytime for pre-schoolers and their caregivers - join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and a special craft!


   Thursday, May 01, 2014
12:00 PM -
Lawyers in Libraries
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
May 1st is Law Day, and lawyers across the state will spend time in libraries to provide resources and assistance to people in need and talk about statewide legal issues. A lawyer will be on hand to provide individual consultations after the program. 


   Friday, May 02, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chillax
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Grades 5-8, join us after school for snacks, games and crafts!


10:30 AM -
Knitting and Crochet Group
Event Location:
Contact: Anne Mosey   646-8181
amosey@wellstown.org
Join us every Friday from 10:30am-12 pm for our free drop-in knitting/crochet group.Come in with your current  "Work in Progress”,  or with your yarn, needles or hooks and we can provide training or inspiration if you want it. We welcome all ages, male or female, beginner or advanced. We're a friendly, warm, informal group of crafters.  For more information call Anne Mosey at 207- 646-8181 or email amosey@wellstown.org.


12:00 PM -
Lunch and Learn: Ogunquit Playhouse
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
Look behind the scenes and get a taste of upcoming shows at the Ogunquit Playhouse!


   Monday, May 05, 2014
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org



A special storytime for babies and toddlers and their caregivers. Join us for fingerplays, stories, rhymes and songs!



   Tuesday, May 06, 2014
6:30 PM -
Gallery Opening: John Knight
Event Location:
Contact: Kayla Miller   646-8181
kmiller@wellstown.org
The artist will give a short talk, and refreshments will be served. 


   Wednesday, May 07, 2014
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
A storytime for pre-schoolers and their caregivers - join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and a special craft!


   Thursday, May 08, 2014
10:00 AM -
Friends of the Wells Library Meeting
Event Location:
Contact: Cindy Schilling   646-8181
cschilling@wellstown.org
The Friends of the Wells Public Library is a support organization which is made up of members of the community who wish to support the library and its services. 

The Friends meet at the library on the second Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m.  This vital group always welcomes new members. Applications to join the Friends are available at the library.



   Friday, May 09, 2014
10:30 AM -
Knitting and Crochet Group
Event Location:
Contact: Anne Mosey   646-8181
amosey@wellstown.org
oin us every Friday from 10:30am-12 pm for our free drop-in knitting/crochet group.Come in with your current  "Work in Progress”,  or with your yarn, needles or hooks and we can provide training or inspiration if you want it. We welcome all ages, male or female, beginner or advanced. We're a friendly, warm, informal group of crafters.  For more information call Anne Mosey at 207- 646-8181 or email amosey@wellstown.org.


   Monday, May 12, 2014
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org



A special storytime for babies and toddlers and their caregivers. Join us for fingerplays, stories, rhymes and songs!



   Tuesday, May 13, 2014
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Book Discussion
Event Location: Wells Public Library
Contact: Cindy Schilling   646-8181
cschilling@wellstown.org
This month is our "Readers' Choice" event when members are encouraged to share one or two titles that they have enjoyed over the past year and that others may also like to read.  Please register by calling the library at 646-8181.  This program is co-sponsored by the Wells Public Library and Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education.


   Wednesday, May 14, 2014
6:00 PM -
Board of Trustees Meeting
Event Location:
Contact: Cindy Schilling   646-8181
cschilling@wellstown.org
The Wells Public Library Board of Trustees is comprised of nine officials elected by the residents of Wells. The Board serves as the governing body of the library for the public to whom the library belongs. As such the Board is delegated both legal and practical responsibilities which deal with the operation of the library. These delegated duties are a public trust. It is the obligation of each Trustee, therefore, to know the library, its basic mission, its strengths, and needs, and to plan for the library’s future. The Board’s single purpose, as advocates of the library, is to meet the needs of the community. 

Their meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm in the meeting room of the library. The public is welcome to attend. 



10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
A storytime for pre-schoolers and their caregivers - join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and a special craft!


   Friday, May 16, 2014
10:30 AM -
Knitting and Crochet Group
Event Location:
Contact: Anne Mosey   646-8181
amosey@wellstown.org
Join us every Friday from 10:30am-12 pm for our free drop-in knitting/crochet group.Come in with your current  "Work in Progress”,  or with your yarn, needles or hooks and we can provide training or inspiration if you want it. We welcome all ages, male or female, beginner or advanced. We're a friendly, warm, informal group of crafters.  For more information call Anne Mosey at 207- 646-8181 or email amosey@wellstown.org.


   Monday, May 19, 2014
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org



A special storytime for babies and toddlers and their caregivers. Join us for fingerplays, stories, rhymes and songs!



   Tuesday, May 20, 2014
6:30 PM -
Drowned Valley Bluegrass Concert
Event Location:
Contact: Cindy Schilling   646-8181
cschilling@wellstown.org
Join us to enjoy the bluegrass music of the four-piece band from the Seacoast - Drowned Valley - featuring fiddle tunes, classic gospel, and bluegrass favorites. 


   Wednesday, May 21, 2014
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
A storytime for pre-schoolers and their caregivers - join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and a special craft!


   Friday, May 23, 2014
10:30 AM -
Knitting and Crochet Group
Event Location:
Contact: Anne Mosey   646-8181
amosey@wellstown.org
oin us every Friday from 10:30am-12 pm for our free drop-in knitting/crochet group.Come in with your current  "Work in Progress”,  or with your yarn, needles or hooks and we can provide training or inspiration if you want it. We welcome all ages, male or female, beginner or advanced. We're a friendly, warm, informal group of crafters.  For more information call Anne Mosey at 207- 646-8181 or email amosey@wellstown.org.


   Monday, May 26, 2014
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org



A special storytime for babies and toddlers and their caregivers. Join us for fingerplays, stories, rhymes and songs!



   Tuesday, May 27, 2014
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Afternoon Book Discussion
Event Location: Wells Public Library
Contact: Cindy Schilling   646-8181
cschilling@wellstown.org
This month is our "Readers' Choice" event when members are encouraged to share one or two titles that they have enjoyed over the past year and that others may also like to read. Please register by calling the library at 646-8181.  This program is co-sponsored by the Wells Public Library and Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education.


   Wednesday, May 28, 2014
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
A storytime for pre-schoolers and their caregivers - join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and a special craft!


   Thursday, May 29, 2014
6:00 PM -
Tick Talk
Event Location:
Contact: Kristi Bryant   646-8181
kbryant@wellstown.org
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and we will host Lyme specialist Dr. Bea Szantry from Maine Lyme. Dr. Szantry will help us learn about ticks, Lyme disease, and how to protect yourself and those you love. 


   Friday, May 30, 2014
10:30 AM -
Knitting and Crochet Group
Event Location:
Contact: Anne Mosey   646-8181
amosey@wellstown.org
Join us every Friday from 10:30am-12 pm for our free drop-in knitting/crochet group.Come in with your current  "Work in Progress”,  or with your yarn, needles or hooks and we can provide training or inspiration if you want it. We welcome all ages, male or female, beginner or advanced. We're a friendly, warm, informal group of crafters.  For more information call Anne Mosey at 207- 646-8181 or email amosey@wellstown.org.


   Monday, June 02, 2014
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org



A special storytime for babies and toddlers and their caregivers. Join us for fingerplays, stories, rhymes and songs!



   Tuesday, June 03, 2014
6:30 PM -
Gallery Opening: Todd Wallis
Event Location:
Contact: Kayla Miller   646-8181
kmiller@wellstown.org
Join us to welcome pencil artist Todd Wallis. His detailed architectural drawings and animal portraits will be on display for the month of June. Join us to hear from Mr Wallis and enjoy some refreshments.


   Wednesday, June 04, 2014
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
A storytime for pre-schoolers and their caregivers - join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and a special craft!


   Friday, June 06, 2014
10:30 AM -
Knitting and Crochet Group
Event Location:
Contact: Anne Mosey   646-8181
amosey@wellstown.org
oin us every Friday from 10:30am-12 pm for our free drop-in knitting/crochet group.Come in with your current  "Work in Progress”,  or with your yarn, needles or hooks and we can provide training or inspiration if you want it. We welcome all ages, male or female, beginner or advanced. We're a friendly, warm, informal group of crafters.  For more information call Anne Mosey at 207- 646-8181 or email amosey@wellstown.org.


   Monday, June 09, 2014
10:30 AM -
Mother Goose Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org



A special storytime for babies and toddlers and their caregivers. Join us for fingerplays, stories, rhymes and songs!



   Wednesday, June 11, 2014
10:30 AM -
Storytime
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
A storytime for pre-schoolers and their caregivers - join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and a special craft!


   Friday, June 13, 2014
10:30 AM -
Knitting and Crochet Group
Event Location:
Contact: Anne Mosey   646-8181
amosey@wellstown.org
oin us every Friday from 10:30am-12 pm for our free drop-in knitting/crochet group.Come in with your current  "Work in Progress”,  or with your yarn, needles or hooks and we can provide training or inspiration if you want it. We welcome all ages, male or female, beginner or advanced. We're a friendly, warm, informal group of crafters.  For more information call Anne Mosey at 207- 646-8181 or email amosey@wellstown.org.


   Friday, June 20, 2014
10:30 AM -
Knitting and Crochet Group
Event Location:
Contact: Anne Mosey   646-8181
amosey@wellstown.org
oin us every Friday from 10:30am-12 pm for our free drop-in knitting/crochet group.Come in with your current  "Work in Progress”,  or with your yarn, needles or hooks and we can provide training or inspiration if you want it. We welcome all ages, male or female, beginner or advanced. We're a friendly, warm, informal group of crafters.  For more information call Anne Mosey at 207- 646-8181 or email amosey@wellstown.org.


   Friday, June 27, 2014
10:30 AM -
Knitting and Crochet Group
Event Location:
Contact: Anne Mosey   646-8181
amosey@wellstown.org
oin us every Friday from 10:30am-12 pm for our free drop-in knitting/crochet group.Come in with your current  "Work in Progress”,  or with your yarn, needles or hooks and we can provide training or inspiration if you want it. We welcome all ages, male or female, beginner or advanced. We're a friendly, warm, informal group of crafters.  For more information call Anne Mosey at 207- 646-8181 or email amosey@wellstown.org.


   Monday, June 30, 2014
10:00 AM -
Summer Reading Begins!
Event Location:
Contact:    
Come to the library or sign up online!


10:30 AM -
Mad Science Maine
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Join us for some science discovery fun to kick off Summer Reading!


   Tuesday, July 01, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop-In Arts and Crafts
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Come see what you can create at our craft table! All ages welcome!


   Wednesday, July 02, 2014
10:30 AM -
Books at the Beach!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Join us at the Harbor Park gazebo for stories, songs, and enjoying the beautiful summer weather! Rain location will be at the library. 


   Friday, July 04, 2014
1:00 PM -
Lego Club!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Bring your own Lego collection or use ours to create! You can display your creations for the next week on top of the library shelves for all to see!


   Monday, July 07, 2014
10:30 AM -
Magician Norman Ng
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Join us for this incredible and entertaining magic show for all ages! Norman Ng is not to be missed!


   Tuesday, July 08, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop-In Arts and Crafts
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Come see what you can create at our craft table! All ages welcome!


   Wednesday, July 09, 2014
10:30 AM -
Books at the Beach!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Join us at the Harbor Park gazebo for stories, songs, and enjoying the beautiful summer weather! Rain location will be at the library. 


   Friday, July 11, 2014
10:30 AM -
Fancy Nancy Party
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Dress in your fanciest outfit, dahlings! Join us for lemonade and delicious treats and a reading from some favorite Fancy Nancy books!


1:00 PM -
Lego Club!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Bring your own Lego collection or use ours to create! You can display your creations for the next week on top of the library shelves for all to see!


   Tuesday, July 15, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop-In Arts and Crafts
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Come see what you can create at our craft table! All ages welcome!


   Wednesday, July 16, 2014
6:30 PM -
Pet Show
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Join us in the back parking lot for our annual pet show! Bring your cats, dogs, hamsters, rabbits, etc! Please have dogs on leashes and small pets in cages/carriers - we don't want any escapees! 

There will be food and a pet parade, and more!



10:30 AM -
Books at the Beach!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Join us at the Harbor Park gazebo for stories, songs, and enjoying the beautiful summer weather! Rain location will be at the library. 


   Friday, July 18, 2014
2:00 PM -
Making Art with Recyclables!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Bring your creative minds and come see what you can create or invent with recycled materials! Ages 7+, please.


1:00 PM -
Lego Club!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Bring your own Lego collection or use ours to create! You can display your creations for the next week on top of the library shelves for all to see!


   Tuesday, July 22, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop-In Arts and Crafts
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Come see what you can create at our craft table! All ages welcome!


   Wednesday, July 23, 2014
10:30 AM -
Books at the Beach!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Join us at the Harbor Park gazebo for stories, songs, and enjoying the beautiful summer weather! Rain location will be at the library. 


   Friday, July 25, 2014
2:00 PM -
Star Wars Party
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Calling all Jedis and Sith...come in costume if you want, and come enjoy activities, food, and books themed around Star Wars!


1:00 PM -
Lego Club!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Bring your own Lego collection or use ours to create! You can display your creations for the next week on top of the library shelves for all to see!


   Monday, July 28, 2014
10:30 AM -
Children's Musician Rob Ducette
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Join us for a concert by children's musician Rob Ducette! This fun show is great for all ages!


   Tuesday, July 29, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop-In Arts and Crafts
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Come see what you can create at our craft table! All ages welcome!


   Wednesday, July 30, 2014
10:30 AM -
Books at the Beach!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Join us at the Harbor Park gazebo for stories, songs, and enjoying the beautiful summer weather! Rain location will be at the library. 


   Friday, August 01, 2014
1:00 PM -
Lego Club!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Bring your own Lego collection or use ours to create! You can display your creations for the next week on top of the library shelves for all to see!


   Tuesday, August 05, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop-In Arts and Crafts
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Come see what you can create at our craft table! All ages welcome!


   Friday, August 08, 2014
1:00 PM -
Lego Club!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Bring your own Lego collection or use ours to create! You can display your creations for the next week on top of the library shelves for all to see!


   Wednesday, August 13, 2014
10:30 AM -
Books at the Beach!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Join us at the Harbor Park gazebo for stories, songs, and enjoying the beautiful summer weather! Rain location will be at the library. 


   Friday, August 15, 2014
1:00 PM -
Lego Club!
Event Location:
Contact: Devin Burritt   646-8181
dburritt@wellstown.org
Bring your own Lego collection or use ours to create! You can display your creations for the next week on top of the library shelves for all to see!